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SHOT LAB ASSISTANT PRN

Company: Galen Medical Group Pc
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Shot Lab AssistantGalen Medical Group offers several medical specialties throughout the Chattanooga region. We provide quality care and patient-friendly services to adults and children of all ages. Our mission is to elevate the health of our community through multiple medical specialties providing excellent care delivered with wisdom, compassion, integrity and a commitment to technology, education and scientific inquiry.The Shot Lab Assistant position participates in the activities of the Shot Lab as directed by the Physicians.RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identifies patients in Shot Lab module of PCIS.
  • Locates appropriate vials.
  • Confirms patient identity, using full name and date of birth as identifiers.
  • Determines timeliness of patient visit and calculates appropriate dose.
  • Obtains peak flow, if applicable.
  • Administers allergen/venom injection(s).
  • Advises patient to wait 20 minutes.
  • Records information on flow sheet and in Shot Lab module.
  • Calculates/adjusts doses for modified rush.
  • Administers/records modified rush.
  • Obtains vital signs related to modified rush.
  • Recognizes systemic symptoms and manages systemic reactions appropriately.
  • Educates patients about all aspects of care and treatment.
  • Cleans and stocks Shot Lab.
  • Distributes medication samples, as appropriate.
  • Ensures that biohazard waste is packaged and retrieved appropriately.
  • Other duties as assigned.KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES/EXPECTATIONS:
    • Promote the mission, vision, and values of Galen Medical Group.
    • Maintain confidentiality of all patient, medical, financial, and legal information.
    • Report to work on time and as scheduled.
    • Wear identification during work hours.
    • Represent the organization in a positive & professional manner.
    • Ability to handle difficult situations involving patients, physicians, or others in a professional manner.
    • Ability to work independently, exercise creativity, be attentive to detail, and maintain a positive attitude.
    • Comply with all organization policies and standards regarding ethical business practices.
    • Participate in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities.
    • Attend regular staff meetings and in-services as directed by your manager.
    • Consistently demonstrate the value of team concept.
    • Ability to manage multiple and simultaneous responsibilities.
    • Complete assignments efficiently and in a timely manner.
    • Understands and abides by OSHA, HIPAA & CLIA standards.QUALIFICATIONS:Required:
      • High school graduate or equivalent.
      • One-year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
      • Current valid Driver's License
      • Medical Assistant Certification, Licensed Practical Nurse Diploma, TN/GA-Licensed Practical Nurse, or RN in progress (student).As part of the Galen Medical Group, the applicant must be a team player and provide excellent customer service while assessing our patients needs efficiently. Perform all duties in compliance with Galen Medical policies, HIPAA and OSHA standards.Galen Medical Group is a member of the TN Drug-Free Workplace and it is a requirement that we conduct a pre-employment drug screen, as part of the hiring process.

Keywords: Galen Medical Group Pc, Chattanooga , SHOT LAB ASSISTANT PRN, Healthcare , Chattanooga, Tennessee

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