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Why You'll Love This Job

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Float will support physicians and mid-level providers in medical offices specializing in allergy and asthma treatments to ensure safe and quality patient care.  The position will travel between multiple offices in a defined, broad region of Atlanta Allergy & Asthma in metro Atlanta.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Assist the physician as instructed with patient care during office visits.
  • Perform diagnostic procedures, such as skin testing, pulmonary function testing, and drawing blood for laboratory tests.
  • Administer immunotherapy injections and maintain extract and records of treatment.
  • Treat emergency and priority patients, including the use of CPR, if necessary.
  • Assist the physician with patients by telephone, including instructions to sick patients and prescription refills.
  • Assist in management and treatment of reactions which occur secondary to immunotherapy.  
  • Maintain an aseptic environment appropriate for medical office.
  • Educate patients on their physical condition, treatment plan, use of equipment and medication delivery devices, environmental controls and any other issues which may affect the patient’s care,
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

 

  • Requires valid and current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse (L.P.N.) to practice in the state of GA. 
  • Knowledge of clinic practice standard, policies and procedures is required.
  • Must display the ability to properly maintain records.
  • Prefer two years of previous employment in a medical setting.
  • Ability to communicate with adult and pediatric patients and families, as well as with co-workers is essential.  Must be a team player. 
  • Must be dependable and prompt
  • Must have ability to learn and apply knowledge quickly.
  • Allergy and asthma experience is preferred but not required.
  • Ability to adapt to various environments and personalities.
  • Must be flexible, composed, and professional in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.
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