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Registered Nurses, Health Services-Communicable Diseases Division, Region of Peel

Mississauga, Ontario
Deadline April 26, 2013

PH13-08

Casual Assignments Duration: varies

Immunization Clinics (Teams 1 & 2) are multi-disciplinary teams that include Registered Nurses, Public Health Nurses, Administrative Supports and Coordinators.

Team 2 provides services related to Vaccine Preventable Diseases and Immunization, including clinical services for the provision of publicly funded vaccines.

Key responsibilities include: providing vaccines at school and community clinics under medical directives and program procedures; managing clients and clinic flow to ensure efficient and effective care in a confidential atmosphere; coordinating vaccine cold chain maintenance during immunization clinics using a solid working knowledge of Provincial Program Standards (Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care) and program policies and procedures related to vaccine storage and handling; working with other team members to organize, pick up, and drop off vaccine/clinic supplies when they are not transported by courier; communicating with team 2, school personnel, program supervisor, and office staff to solve any problems that arise; vaccinating clinic clients, and contributing to immunization program planning, implementation, and evaluation.

Examples of job activities (corresponding to the responsibilities listed above) may include: preparing clinic facilities and equipment; monitoring clients for adverse reactions and providing care as required in the clinic environment; assessing the validity of consents and decision making around delivery of the vaccine to the client; communicating with school personnel, parents/caregivers, call centre staff and program supervisor; organizing and transporting vaccine and supplies; maintaining cold chain requirements; lifting approximately 20-30 lbs of equipment and supplies, with assistance; able to provide a minimum of 2 days of availability each week.

To view the additional responsibilities, job qualifications, compensation, and to apply for this position, please visit us at http://www.peelregion.ca/jobs and select current listings/job title.

This position closes on April 26, 2013 at noon.

The Region of Peel, an equal opportunity employer, appreciates all responses: however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.