08 Aug 2020
Nurse, Immunization II
Quest Diagnostics. Chicago, IL - USA

Basic Purpose:

The primary responsibility of the Immunization Nurse is to provide coverage in the field ensuring 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, including processing duties 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.

  • 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 (RN, LPN, 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.               



 

 


 

Posted on: 2020-03-29
Expires: 2020-12-31