COVID-19 Vaccine Applicator

at Constellis
Location Cambridge, MA
Date Posted March 16, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

POSITION SUMMARY

 

The Vaccine Applicator is part of the Constellis Response Team helping to deliver COVID vaccinations in Massachusetts.  The Vaccine Applicator will administer COVID-19 vaccines to patients at static vaccination sites.

 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.

  • Prepares station for vaccinating process
  • Assists in preparing the vaccine for administration
  • May educate patients about COVID-19 vaccination
  • Validates patient ID and health history tracking for each vaccine dose
  • Administers COVID-19 vaccinations and provides patient care as needed, under the supervision of the Vaccination Operations Manager
  • Monitors patients who receive COVID-19 vaccination for adverse events as needed
  • Maintains clinical standards and all infectious disease practices according to protocols
  • Follows current guidelines, regulations, requirements and best practices on COVID-19 vaccinations and mitigation practices
  • Follows cold chain requirements and ensures no waste of vaccine

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE requirements

  • Licensed Practical Nurse, Medical Assistant, Paramedic, Advanced EMTs, EMTs, Nursing students with active immunization certification through an accredited organization in one or more states in the contiguous United States
  • 2 years medical or healthcare experience
  • Understand the current CDC Guidelines on vaccine administration/management and each manufacturer's instructions specific to their COVID-19 vaccines
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Proficient computer skills required to perform duties

Physical Demands and Environment

  • Work is typically based in an office environment and subject to frequent interruptions.
  • May be required to lift and carry awkward items weighing up to 50 lbs. Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching and bending throughout the workday.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.