Clinic Assistant COVID-19 Community Vaccine Outreach

at City of Houston
Location Houston, TX
Date Posted November 25, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

Division:  COVID-19 Community Vaccine Outreach
Section: COVID-19 Clinical Operations
Reporting Location:     9250 Kirby Dr.| Houston, TX 77054
Workdays & Hours: Weekdays and Rotating Weekends      
*Subject to change
 
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Houston's Health Department is seeking a talented individual to perform basic nursing responsibilities and assists with health clinics and field, hospital, home or mobile unit activities under the supervision of a Division Manager, for the Clinic Operations duties may vary as follows for this position.
 
CORE JOB DUTIES FOR LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSE
Interviews patients and records their medical history using electronic health records; verifies medical history, screens immunization records. Administers and issues medications and vaccines according to approved standing delegation orders. Administers injections and skin tests; takes blood pressure, temperature, pulse and respiration and other testing. Assists with patient follow-up; assists nurse or physician as directed. Assists in compiling statistical data for reports. Maintains inventory of supplies and medications and cleanliness of the office/clinic. May make referrals and assist with emergency response activities. Assists to ensure positive outcomes in all clinical service areas (i.e. productivity, wait time decrease). Participates in quality improvement activities including record reviews, chart audits, skills assessments, and competency evaluations.
 
ADDITIONAL JOB DUTIES FOR COVID-19 Community Vaccine Outreach

  • Serves on a community-based vaccine strike team
  • Administers COVID-19 vaccines
  • Conducts registration at COVID-19 vaccines sites
  • Will need to drive to various locations throughout City of Houston
  • Must be willing to work outside normal business hours including nights and weekends
  • May be reassigned to other clinical services as needed
  • May be assigned to transport vaccines
  • Other duties as assigned

 
WORKING CONDITIONS
The position routinely requires lifting of moderately heavy items, such as typewriters or record boxes (up to 40 pounds) and/or very long periods of walking on rough surfaces on a routine basis.

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