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Registered Nurse--Immunization Clinics, Health Services--Communicable Diseases, Region of Peel

Mississauga, Ontario
Deadline October 7, 2013

(Casual)

Immunization Clinics is a multi-disciplinary team that includes Public Health Nurses, Registered Nurses, and administrative support staff.

This team provides services related to Vaccine Preventable Diseases and Immunization, including clinical services for 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 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; must provide 5 days per week availability during the school year (September to June); some evenings and weekends may be required based on operational needs.

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 immunization history and eligibility of clients based on information documented on consent; 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.

To view the additional responsibilities, job qualifications and compensation, please visit us at http://www.peelregion.ca/jobs and select current listings/job title.  If interested, please apply online, by October 7, 2013 (noon).   

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