Island Health

Pandemic Response and Immunization Project Nurse (BB-A0125)

Found in: Neuvoo Bulk CA

Description:

Travel Requirement

Travel between multiple sites may be required Shift Start Time/End Time n/a Days Off Rotating Vacancy Type Casual Salary Range (Hourly Rate) $35.53 - $46.65 FTE n/a Bi-weekly Hours n/a Planned Start Date Feb. 1 2021 Approximate End Date (For Temporary Assignments ONLY) Pending Return of Incumbent No CRC required? (employee will be working with or have access to children or vulnerable adults and requires a Criminal Record Check) Required for Professional Registration Job Description

In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority, patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at VIHA; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

The Pandemic Response and Immunization Project Nursepractices in accordance with relevant provincial legislation, nursing standards, BCCDC policies/standards, the code of ethics as outlined by the BC College of Nurses and Midwives and the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA), employer policies and individual competencies. Provides nursing care in accordance with established organizational policies, procedures, guidelines and other controls on practice.

Working in the community setting the Pandemic Response and Immunization Project Nurse provides specimen collection and immunization services, education and promotion to clients, including individuals, families, groups and communities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education, Training And Experience

Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant and knowledge of current immunization practices; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Valid BC Driver's License.

Skills And Abilities

  • Apply nursing process.
  • Demonstrate clinical competence congruent with immunization practices
  • Ability to work in outdoor conditions
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Deal with others effectively
  • Demonstrate sound organizational, problem solving and teaching skills
  • Demonstrate sound judgment and good observation skills
  • Work independently with limited supervision
  • Work cooperatively in a team setting
  • Prioritize and organize
  • Physically and emotionally carry out the duties of the position
  • Operate a personal computer with a variety of windows based software
  • Foster good public relations
  • Operate related equipment
  • Use personal vehicle
  • Additional information for applicants site is the COVID Collection Site on Marwalk Requisition CA Nurses Bargaining Association Affiliation/Union BCNU

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