Nurse, Immunization - San Francisco, CA

    Quest Diagnostics Incorporated
    2510 Airpark Drive, Redding, CA 96001
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Job Description

    Basic Purpose:

    The primary responsibility of the Immunization Nurse is to provide coverage in the field ensuring that flu shot clinics are completed accurately and on time. Maintain a safe and professional environment for clients and employees; perform with confidence all aspects of administering immunization shots, following established practices and procedures.

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Administer flu immunization shots (as dictated by state regulations)
    • Provide exceptional customer service at all clinics.
    • Maintains accurate, complete, and legible records.
    • Participates in training/retraining and continuing education programs as necessary.
    • Complies with all designated safety policies and procedures in the work area, including the use of applicable protective equipment when necessary to prevent exposure to potentially infectious agents.
    • Understands and complies with applicable federal, state and local laws. Adheres to quality assurance procedures and good manufacturing practices.
    • Maintain all HIPAA and OSHA standards while on events.
    • Performs other related duties as necessary.
    Supervision Exercised: N/A

    Qualifications:

    Education/Certification:

    Formal medical education including current appropriate medical certification (LPN, LVN, RN, BSN, NP)

    Current nursing license

    Additional medical certification / licensure as required by state / regulatory requirements.

    Work Experience:

    At least 1 year of healthcare experience in a professional setting.

    At least 1 year of experience administering immunization vaccines (flu shot specific).

    Other:
    • Proficient with administering vaccinations and manual blood pressure.
    • Skills required for reagent handling, labeling, processing, preparation, transportation and storage necessary.
    • Must be knowledgeable of required regulations and comply with them.
    • Excellent customer service internally and externally.
    • Possess good written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to read, understand and follow detailed procedures.
    • Basic computer skills necessary including access to internet / email.
    • Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Outlook, and Excel.
    Physical and Mental Requirements:

    • Lift light to moderately heavy objects. The normal performance of duties may require lifting and carrying objects. Objects in the weight range of 1 to 15 pounds are lifted and carried frequently; objects in the weight range of 16 to 40 pounds may be lifted and carried occasionally. Objects exceeding 41 pounds are not to be lifted or carried without assistance.

    • Requires use of phone and PC.

    • Fine dexterity with hands/steadiness.

    • Handling stress & emotions,

    • Concentrating on tasks

    • Making decisions,

    • Adjusting to change,

    • Examining/observing details

    • Sitting or standing for long periods at a time

    • Position requires travel.

    Posting ID: 555037519Posted: 2020-06-05