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"Allergist-Immunologist"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Diagnose, treat, and help prevent allergic diseases and disease processes affecting the immune system.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Allergist-Immunologist"

1) Present research findings at national meetings or in peer-reviewed journals.

2) Engage in self-directed learning and continuing education activities.

 

3) Document patients' medical histories.

4) Conduct laboratory or clinical research on allergy or immunology topics.

5) Provide allergy or immunology consultation or education to physicians or other health care providers.

 

6) Prescribe medication such as antihistamines, antibiotics, and nasal, oral, topical, or inhaled glucocorticosteroids.

7) Conduct physical examinations of patients.

8) Order or perform diagnostic tests such as skin pricks and intradermal, patch, or delayed hypersensitivity tests.

9) Educate patients about diagnoses, prognoses, or treatments.

10) Interpret diagnostic test results to make appropriate differential diagnoses.

11) Develop individualized treatment plans for patients, considering patient preferences, clinical data, or the risks and benefits of therapies.

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12) Coordinate the care of patients with other health care professionals or support staff.

13) Assess the risks and benefits of therapies for allergic and immunologic disorders.

14) Provide therapies, such as allergen immunotherapy and immunoglobin therapy, to treat immune conditions.

 

15) Perform allergen provocation tests such as nasal, conjunctival, bronchial, oral, food, and medication challenges.

16) Diagnose or treat allergic or immunologic conditions.

Job Description for "Allergist-Immunologist" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Allergist-Immunologist"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  NA        SOC:  29-1069.01


 

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