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Registered Nurse : Allergy - Verona (Full Time)

Schweiger Dermatology

Schweiger Dermatology

New Jersey, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Schweiger Dermatology Group is one of the leading dermatology practices in the country with over 380 healthcare providers and over 110 offices in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Missouri, and Minnesota. Schweiger Dermatology Group provides medical, cosmetic, and surgical dermatology services with over 1.5 million patient visits in 2023.

Our mission is to create the Ultimate Patient Experience and a great working environment for our providers, support staff and all team members.

Schweiger Dermatology Group has been included in the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America list for seven consecutive years. Schweiger Dermatology Group has also received Great Place to Work certification. To learn more, click here.

Schweiger Dermatology Group's Ultimate Employee Experience:

  • Multiple office locations, find an opportunity near your home
  • Positive work environment with the tools to need to do your job and grow
  • Full time employees (30+ hours per week) are eligible for:
    • Medical (TeleHeath included), HSA/FSA, Dental, Vision by 1st of the month after hire date
    • Company HSA contribution
    • Eligible for 401K
    • Your birthday is an additional personal holiday
    • Company Sponsored Short Term Disability
    • Pre-tax savings available for public transit commuters
  • Part-time employees (less than 30 hours)
    • Eligible for Dental, Vision, and 401K on 1st of the month after date of hire
  • Employee discounts on Schweiger Dermatology Group skin care products & cosmetic services

Job Summary: Full Time Registered Nurse at our Verona Office. The Registered Nurse - Allergy will provide a high level of general care, vial mixing, administering allergy shots, and educating patients by using their knowledge and skills to promote the goal of The Ultimate Patient Experience. Allergy experience strongly preferred, but not required.

Schedule: Full Time, 30+ hours. Monday-Friday to cover office hours. Open Flexibility to help cover in a team environment is needed.

Essential Functions:

  • Promote a professional and welcoming atmosphere to enhance quality of service and care offered to patients and for respective provider(s).
  • Provide general care and education to patients in accordance with OSHA regulations.
    • Administers prescribed testing (including skin prick testing and intradermal testing), medications and treatments.
    • Maintains immunotherapy room with necessary supplies and materials. Ensures cleanliness.
    • Administer allergy shots and ensuring provider is on site.
    • Observes, records and reports patients’ vitals and reactions to treatments.
    • Assesses patients’ needs and suggest solutions to patient care problems.
    • Supervise triaging of patient communications (through email and/or portal).
    • Maintains accurate patient records, document all visits in EMR.
    • Assures patient stays for required observation time after injections.
    • Learn and perform immunotherapy vial mixing procedures and proper documentation in accordance with current regulations.
    • Reacts appropriately in patient reaction situations, informs physician and/or other clinical staff as necessary to mitigate adverse reactions.
  • Assist provider in recording prescribed treatments, medications, lab requisitions, prescriptions, prior authorization (including biologics), obtaining consents, and procedures within established guidelines.
  • Understand provider to patient flow and anticipate provider’s next steps to the best of their ability.
  • Demonstrate clinical competence and sound knowledge base in provision of quality patient care.
  • Ensure allergy test sets and emergency kits are filled, current, and up to date.
  • Confirm that insurance benefits have been verified prior to preparation of allergy serums.
  • Serve as a role model and consultant to staff.
  • Regularly interact with physicians and other providers and staff to identify and resolve problems.
  • Maintain knowledge of trends and developments in the field by reading appropriate articles, journals, and related materials; and by attending seminars and conferences as needed.
  • Report improperly operating medical equipment and instruments to supervisor.
  • Perform inventory responsibilities, including but not limited to, ordering and stocking of supplies and equipment as requested.
  • Attend all in-house training and continued education opportunities.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor on an as needed basis.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1-3 years of experience
  • Allergy experience strongly preferred.
  • Associate or bachelor’s degree in nursing required.
  • Pass the NCLEX-RN or state approved comparison.
  • Active Registered Nurse license in appropriate state.
  • Experience using EMR software and patient scheduling systems.
  • Must be computer savvy and familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Excellent patient relations and customer services skills.
  • Open availability to work during weekdays.
  • Working knowledge of HIPAA & OSHA compliance

Schweiger Dermatology Group, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its hiring process with applicants, whether internal or external, because of race, creed, color, age, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, veteran status, military status, application for military service or any other class per local, state or federal law.

Schweiger Dermatology Group does not require vaccination for COVID-19 in order to be considered for employment; however, some state guidelines may require that we keep record of your vaccination status on file.