Temporary COVID-19 Vaccinator

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Dec 28, 2020
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


Temporary COVID-19 Vaccinator

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
This is a unique opportunity for you to support vaccination efforts and administer the COVID-19 vaccine to our community. The vaccinator role will work with a team of clinicians to conduct activities related to administering COVID-19 vaccines .Vaccinator will prepare vaccination for administration according to manufacturer and university instruction, they will administer intermuscular injections, monitor patients during observation period and document all patient care. Additionally vaccinators will adhere to handling standards during admixture, preparation, and transport of vaccine within the facility and maintains awareness of medication storage guidelines, including cold chain considerations.

Responsibilities:
We are looking for individuals who:
  • Display empathy and compassion for their patients and colleagues on their team
  • Adapt to change and adjust plans to thrive in a dynamic university setting
  • Collaborate with others and actively contribute to a team culture that promotes caring, energy, enthusiasm, and pride
  • Professionally interact with colleagues and patients
  • Possess strong clinical skills including medication administration, the ability and willingness to vaccinate patients

Qualifications:
  • Prior experience with vaccine administration required.
  • Minimum of two years of medically-relevant experience or equivalent experience
  • Effective verbal, written, and electronic communication skills.
  • Outstanding organizational skills and ability to multi-task.
  • Initiative, problem solving ability, adaptability and flexibility. Ability to work without direct supervision and practice autonomously.
  • Medical credentials to administer vaccinations either independently or under the direction of a medical professional.
  • BLS/CPR certified
  • Required Credentials
  • For Nurse Practitioners - Current State of Massachusetts NP License
  • For Registered Nurses - Current State of Massachusetts RN License
  • For Licensed Practical Nurses - Current State of Massachusetts LPN License
  • For Physician Assistants - Current State of Massachusetts PA License

  • Additional Information:
    Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

    All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

    To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.



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