Nurse, Immunization - San Luis Obispo, CA in Redding, CA at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 9/20/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    2510 Airpark Drive
    Redding, CA
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/20/2020
  • Job ID:
    req42360

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.

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