Interior Health has immediate openings for casual Student Immunizers to assist with COVID-19 immunizations.
The Student Immunization Nurse under Regulatory Supervision of an RN, RPN or Nurse practitioner and in accordance with provincial health office orders provides predetermined immunization(s) to children and adults in various mass-immunization community settings.
Typical Duties and Responsibilities include:
• Client assessment, screening and obtaining informed consent.
• COVID-19 vaccine preparation and administration in accordance with established guidelines.
• Counsels clients with regard to ‘after care” and possible adverse events.
• Post immunization monitoring in a team approach - observes for and assists Registered Nurses in the management of adverse outcomes.
• Maintains vaccine cold chain and appropriate disposal of sharps
• Assists with set up and dismantling of clinic.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.
This is a casual opportunity. Casual means that hours are not guaranteed and may vary.
If you are a Student Immunizer who takes pride in having a strong work ethic, excellent communication, critical thinking skills and has then we would love to hear from you. Join our team and make a difference in the lives of others! Apply today!
** RN’s are required to complete the BCCDC COVID-19 Immunization Competency Course in order to assist with vaccinations. **
Please attach copies of the completed certificates to your application and note your availability on your resume.
Education, Training and Experience:
• Successful completion of Year 2 or equivalent of a recognized B.C. Nursing Program or 18 months of a B.C. Psychiatric nursing program and continued enrolment in a recognized nursing education program.
• CPR Competencies (e.g. CPR certificate/experience).
• Completion of BC Centre for Disease Control’s Immunization Competency Course preferred.
• Eligibility for registration as Employed Student Registrant status with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) Nursing Programs.
Skills & Abilities:
• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to organize assigned workload and set priorities.
• Ability to deal effectively with a variety of internal and external contacts including co-workers, physicians, community agency representatives, patients/clients, and families
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.