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Flu Clinic Nurse, Workplace Health
The Flu Clinic Nurse, under the general direction of the Lead Occupational Health Nurse, and in collaboration with the Occupational Health Nurses (OHN), conducts staff influenza immunization clinics by assessing needs, setting up work stations, establishing informed consent, preparing and administering injections and observing and responding to reactions; advises clients of adverse reactions and contraindications and provides after care instructions and related documentation; completes documentation of vaccine administration.
What you’ll do:
- Conduct flu immunization clinics by assessing immunization needs, transporting vaccines, setting up work stations, establishing informed consent, preparing and administering injections and observing and responding to reactions such as fainting and anaphylaxis to ensure client safety. Refers clients to the OHN where there is a question of valid consent.
- Ensure cold chain procedures are followed in accordance with policies and procedures.
- Advise client about possible adverse reactions and contraindications and provide after care instructions and related documentation; answer other flu immunization related questions as required.
- Sign and date individual immunization cards for employees if required; record other statistical immunization data as requested.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.
What you bring:
- Graduated from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration as an RN with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
- A valid BC Driver’s License and access to a personal vehicle for business-related purposes.
- Knowledge of reactions and contraindications related to influenza immunizations.
- Demonstrated ability to administer injections and activate safe needle devices.
- Demonstrated ability to recognize adverse reactions
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team
- Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment including applicable software applications
- Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work in a continuously changing environment
- Demonstrated ability to deal with and promote change
- Demonstrated ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
- Physical ability to perform the duties of the position
Must have completed:
- BCCDC Immunization Competency Course
- BCCDC Foundations of Influenza – Disease & Vaccines
- BCCDC Vaccine Storage and Handling Course
What’s in it for you:
Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.
- Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
- Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
- Opportunities to apply to regular full-time and part-time positions throughout PHSA.
Job type: Temporary Full-Time (1.00) until March 31, 2021 with the possibility of extension
Labour Agreement: Nurses Bargaining Association
Rate of Pay: $35.53-46.65/hr
Closing date: Open until position is filled
Reference number: 098242E/098244E
The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA). PHSA provides specialized health services to British Columbians, including cancer care, organ transplantation, pediatrics, emergency services, mental health and substance use services. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: https://jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services
We hire on the basis of merit and encourage all qualified applicants to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences. We strive to create a safe and welcoming environment where everyone can come to work and be their best, authentic self.