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Flu Clinic Nurse
The Flu Clinic Nurse, under the general direction of the Team Lead for Employee Health Services, 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.
- Conducts 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.
- Ensures cold chain procedures are followed in accordance with policies and procedures.
- Advises client about possible adverse reactions and contraindications and provides after care instructions and related documentation; answers other flu immunization related questions as required.
- Signs and dates individual immunization cards for employees if required; records other statistical immunization data as requested.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
- 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
If this sounds like you, apply now!
Location: Vancouver, BC
Union Affiliation: BCNU
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