Nurse, Immunization - Cupertino, CA at Careerbuilder in Redding, California

Posted in Other 12 days ago.





Job Description:

Job Description



Basic Purpose:


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



Qualifications:




Education/Certification:


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.



Work Experience:


At least 1 year of healthcare experience in a professional setting.

At least 1 year of experience administering immunization vaccines (flu shot specific).


Other:

  • 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.

• Requires use of phone and PC.

• Fine dexterity with hands/steadiness.

• Handling stress & emotions,

• Concentrating on tasks

• Making decisions,

• Adjusting to change,

• Examining/observing details

• Sitting or standing for long periods at a time

• Position requires travel.