The primary responsibility of the Immunization Nurse is to provide coverage in the field ensuring that flu shot clinics are completed accurately and on time. Maintain a safe and professional environment for clients and employees; perform with confidence all aspects of administering immunization shots, following established practices and procedures.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Administer flu immunization shots (as dictated by state regulations)
Provide exceptional customer service at all clinics.
Maintains accurate, complete, and legible records.
Participates in training/retraining and continuing education programs as necessary.
Complies with all designated safety policies and procedures in the work area, including the use of applicable protective equipment when necessary to prevent exposure to potentially infectious agents.
Understands and complies with applicable federal, state and local laws. Adheres to quality assurance procedures and good manufacturing practices.
Maintain all HIPAA and OSHA standards while on events.
Performs other related duties as necessary.
Supervision Exercised: N/A
Formal medical education including current appropriate medical certification (LPN, LVN, RN, BSN, NP)
Current nursing license
Additional medical certification / licensure as required by state / regulatory requirements.
At least 1 year of healthcare experience in a professional setting.
At least 1 year of experience administering immunization vaccines (flu shot specific).
Proficient with administering vaccinations and manual blood pressure.
Skills required for reagent handling, labeling, processing, preparation, transportation and storage necessary.
Must be knowledgeable of required regulations and comply with them.
Excellent customer service internally and externally.
Possess good written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to read, understand and follow detailed procedures.
Basic computer skills necessary including access to internet / email.
Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Outlook, and Excel.
Physical and Mental Requirements:
• Lift light to moderately heavy objects. The normal performance of duties may require lifting and carrying objects. Objects in the weight range of 1 to 15 pounds are lifted and carried frequently; objects in the weight range of 16 to 40 pounds may be lifted and carried occasionally. Objects exceeding 41 pounds are not to be lifted or carried without assistance.