Vaccinator - COVID-19 (RN, MA, LPN, Paramedic, EMT)
Dean Health Systems, Inc & Subs

Madison, Wisconsin

Posted in Health and Safety
12 days ago


Job Info


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WI-SSM Health Dean Medical Group Madison Fish Hatchery

Worker Type:

PRN

Job Highlights:

SSM is looking for credentialed RNs/MAs/CMAs/LPNs/Paramedics/EMTs to assist with administering and/or support administrative work for the COVID-19 vaccinations. This is a temporary role.

We have two different roles we are looking to fill:

  • In-clinic Vaccine Support
    • This would be supporting the vaccine efforts in one of our SSM vaccination clinics located in Baraboo, Janesville, Madison, and Sun Prairie, WI.
  • Mobile Vaccine Clinic Support
    • This role would help support the vaccine outreach initiative going on-site to different employers/group. This would require travel to different locations throughout central/southern Wisconsin

Vaccine clinics are open 7 days a week, typically 7:30AM - 5:30 PM. The ideal candidate would be able available, at minimum, one day a week to help support the vaccine efforts, working either a full shift or half shift. We are seeking someone who can be flexible with their schedule and willing to go to different clinics/locations when needed. Experience with Epic documentation is a plus; but this can be trained.

Job Summary:
Responsible for the administration of vaccines and electronic medical record charting. This includes preparation of the syringe/needles with each dose, cross-checks the vaccine lot numbers, addresses any concerns with consented individuals, completes necessary documentation for the vaccination (i.e., vaccine card), responds to immediate vaccine reactions and directs the individual to the post-vaccination observation area. Ensures proper disposal of clinical waste, sharps, and change of personal protective equipment (PPE) based on CDC guidelines at each work station. Ensures compliance with established policies, practices, protocols, and professional and public health standards.

Job Responsibilities and Requirements:

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Administers the vaccine to already consented and assessed individuals.
  • Assesses client's readiness for vaccination.
  • Addresses any concerns and ensures consent has already taken place.
  • Utilizes five (5) rights of safe medication administration and reports any concerns i.e. about the syringe/needle/dose to the registered nurse supervisor. Cross checks that vaccine batch numbers are recorded under the correct client.
  • Disposes syringes and sharps as per the clinical waste policy.
  • Takes accountability for administration of the vaccine under the national protocol, once drawn up and clinical assessment carried out including issuing of the vaccine card to client and reminder of second dose if appropriate.
  • Follows policies in relation to the vaccination program.
  • Uses IT support system to record vaccinations by use of the electronic patient record system.
  • Reports and records client/client Adverse Events to the Registered health care professional.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION
  • Tier I: MD (Physician), Pharmacist, Dentist (DDM, DDS), Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, RN
  • Tier I: Graduate of accredited school with current, unencumbered license in profession to practice in clinic location's state
  • Tier II: Medical Assistant, EMT, LPN
  • Tier II: Graduate of recognized accredited organization with current, unencumbered license, registration or certificate to practice in clinic location's state

EXPERIENCE
  • One year experience

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.
  • Constant standing and walking.
  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
  • Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.
  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
  • Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
  • Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

Licenses / Certifications:
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) - State of Work Location, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Basic - State of Work Location, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Intermediate - State of Work Location, Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT) - Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services, Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT) - Oklahoma State Department of Health, Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-P) - Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - State of Work Location, Pharmacist - State of Work Location, Physician Assistant (PA) - State of Work Location, Physician - State of Work Location, Registered Nurse (RN) - State of Work Location or Compact Multi-State License

Work Shift:

Job Type:

Employee

Department:

98100164 198214-WRO Frontline Resource Staff

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
0

SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.

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