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Exciting opportunities exist for 3 experienced Nurses to join the Mobile Vaccination Program providing COVID-19 Vaccinations in the local community. We are bringing vaccinations to the community supporting the Government Vaccination rollout.

  • Contact Name: Debra Starr
  • Location: Parkdale (Mobile Clinic)
  • Closing Date: June 25. 2021

Exciting opportunities exist for 3 experienced Nurses to join the Mobile Vaccination Program providing COVID-19 Vaccinations in the local community. We are bringing vaccinations to the community supporting the Government Vaccination rollout.

About the Company

CBCHS is a for-cause, not-for-profit organisation providing a wide range of allied health, dental, child development, disability and aged care services to more than 15,000 clients every year in and around the City of Kingston. Many of our clients are differently abled, socially isolated, financially disadvantaged or exposed to other socio-economic vulnerabilities. Our head office is in Parkdale with programs and services also offered at Chelsea, Clarinda, Mentone, Cheltenham, Clayton and Edithvale.

We are a values driven organisation with a reputation for service innovation and quality. We are a flexible and inclusive employer that values and supports workforce diversity. We strongly support equal opportunity and encourage applications from all people including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, those with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQ community, and people with a disability.

Please visit our website for more information  www.cbchs.org.au

Purpose of the Position

The Registered Nurse – COVID 19 will provide clinical, operational and ensure safety requirements are met at the COVID Vaccination Clinic. This role contributes to and maintains a seamless patient flow from arrival to departure.  The Nurse works in partnership with all CBCHS colleagues to deliver and achieve coordinated high-quality care to patients and their family/carers.  This position must be aware of all COVID vaccine Federal and State Government communications and consult with management prior to any form of communication to patients/front line staff and other colleagues.

These roles will suit those individuals who have a strong desire to work as part of a team that is making a real difference in the local community.

Job Benefits

As a health promoting not for profit business, we offer:

  • Stable, reputable not for profit organisation that provides a wide range of quality health, wellbeing and social support services to the City of Kingston.
  • Make a real difference to the local community
  • Salary packaging
  • Discounted gym membership and health insurance options
  • Employee Assistance Program

Please refer to Benefits of Working at CBCHS.

Key Responsibilities

Your Contribution Includes

  • Undertake pre-vaccination assessments and review clinical histories to ensure that individuals are eligible for vaccination.
  • Confirm consent before vaccination and understanding of contraindications.
  • Communicate clearly with patients to address any questions or concerns that may arise regarding the vaccine and potential adverse reactions.
  • Provide individuals with information on what to do in the event of adverse reactions.
  • Ensure national guidelines are respected regarding PPE, clinical and non-clinical waste, and sanitisation.
  • Adhere to best practice of the highest occupational health and safety standards.
  • Maintain privacy and confidentiality.
  • Ensure accurate and timely data entry into the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) and company record-keeping software.
  • Ensure all requirements are met regarding the COVID Vaccination Clinic
  • Ensure occupational health and safety requirements are met:
    • Liaise with logistics personnel to ensure the site is set up safely in accordance with OHS and IPAC requirements
    • Escalate any safety or operational issues or concerns for discussion and resolution with the relevant GP Supervisor and/or Program Manager
  • Adhering to prescribed:
    • Risk management and mitigation plan
    • COVID Safe Plan
    • COVID 19 Infection Control Audit Schedule and completion of audits, including vaccine ordering and stock control.
  • Participating in relevant service meetings and policy and procedure development as required
  • Collecting and collating data as required for CBCHS progress, management and DHHS reports.
  • Working collaboratively with the operations teams and all stakeholders.
  • Any other duties that are commensurate with skills and abilities, as deemed reasonable and appropriate to the role as directed by the Program Manager.

 

Key Selection Criteria

About You – Qualifications & Experience

  • Registered Nurse, Division 1 with AHPRA registration
  • Immunisation Credentialed
  • Experience in managing multi-disciplinary teams
  • Knowledge of COVID -19 vaccine regimes or willingness to learn
  • Excellent negotiation skills and a can do attitude
  • Superior problem solving skills
  • Willingness to work flexibly and responsibly in a dynamic, changing environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated reliability and productivity in a demanding role
  • High level knowledge and skills in infection prevention and control and occupational health and safety
  • Full Driver’s Licence (preferred)

How to Apply

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All applications require an up to date resume and a cover letter to be submitted.

To successfully apply for this position you will be required to attach a copy of your qualifications within the application process.

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For a confidential discussion contact Debra Starr – Strategy and Planning Manager

Title ph: 8587 0253

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