Immunizer- Community Vaccination Clinics

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Thank you for being our front-line heroes and showing your courage, passion and love for your community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

We are seeking Immunizers to join our Region of Peel Team and continue to make impactful differences within the Region of Peel’s community and people’s lives! 

What you will do:

  • Administer the COVID-19 vaccine to residents of any age
  • Administer and records vaccines, including medications and treatments in accordance with the program medical directive, program procedures, work instructions, and the College of Nurses of Ontario’s Standards of Practice.
  • Documents vaccines and treatments in relevant databases according to program practices
  • Assesses health and immunization history and eligibility of clients using information from several sources to determine whether the client is to be immunized
  • Assist with the management of clients and clinic flow to ensure efficient and effective care in a confidential atmosphere
  • Monitor clients for adverse reactions and provide care as required in the clinic environment
  • Work along side a team to maintain the vaccine cold chain and assist with the maintenance of vaccines during immunization clinics 
  • Prepare clinic facilities and equipment
  • Depending on the progress of the COVID-19 outbreak, you may be re-deployed to other roles within Peel Public Health programs

 

What we require:

  • A regulated healthcare professional with an educational background recognized by a Canadian Educational Institution; has current license to practice in Ontario.

  • Currently licensed to practice with the College of Nurses of Ontario in good standing in considered an asset
  • Knowledge of injection process via intramuscular or subcutaneous routes and experience providing intramuscular, subcutaneous injections, and/or vaccines to clients of all ages including infants, toddlers, children, youth, adults and seniors.
  • Current CPR certification, Level C or higher
  • Ability to assess immunization history and eligibility of clients independently
  • Experience conducting client assessments, health teaching and counselling.
  • Excellent clinical and organizational skills
  • Proficient communication skills (both verbal and written, phone); ability to write in a concise, factual and accurate manner
  • Organizational, problem solving, and administrative skills including care essential
  • Relevant computer skills (MS Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel).

  • Ability to work in a complex environment and possess quick decision-making skills
  • Duties and responsibilities in this role are subject to change based on emergency response and Ministry directives