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Quest Diagnostics: Immunization Nurse

Quest Diagnostics

This is a Full-time position in Pittsfield, MA posted June 8, 2021.

Job Description Basic Purpose:The primary responsibility of the Immunization Nurse is to provide coverage in the field ensuring immunization shot clinics are completed accurately and on time.

Maintain a safe and professional environment for clients and employees; perform with confidenceall aspects of administering immunization shots, including processing duties following established practices and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:
· Administer immunization shots (as dictated by state regulations)
· Provide exceptional customer service at all clinics.
· Maintains accurate, complete, and legible records.
· Complies with all designated safety policies and procedures in the work area, including the use of applicable protective equipment when necessary to prevent exposure to potentially infectious agents.
· Understands and complies with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Adheres to quality assurance procedures and good manufacturing practices.
· Maintain all HIPAA and OSHA standards while on events.
· Performs other related duties as necessary.

Supervision Exercised: N/A Qualifications:Education/Certification: Formal medical education including current appropriate medical certification (RN, LPN, BSN, NP) Current nursing license Additional medical certification / licensure as required by state / regulatory requirements.Work Experience: At least 1 year of healthcare experience in a professional setting.

At Least 1 year of experience administering immunization vaccinesOther:
· Proficient with administering vaccinations and manual blood pressure.

· Skills required for reagent handling, labeling, processing, preparation, transportation and storage necessary.

· Must be knowledgeable of required regulations and comply with them.

· Excellent customer service internally and externally.

· Possess good written and verbal communication skills.

· Ability to read, understand and follow detailed procedures.

· Basic computer skills necessary including access to internet / email.

· Strong communication skills both written and verbal.

· Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Outlook, and Excel.Physical and Mental Requirements:
· Lift light to moderately heavy objects.

The normal performance of duties may require lifting and carrying objects.

Objects in the weight range of 1 to 15 pounds are lifted and carried frequently; objects in the weight range of 16 to 40 pounds may be lifted and carried occasionally.

Objects exceeding 41 pounds are not to be lifted or carried without assistance.

· Requires use of phone and PC.

· Fine dexterity with hands/steadiness.

· Handling stress & emotions,
· Concentrating on tasks
· Making decisions,
· Adjusting to change,
· Examining/observing details
· Sitting or standing for long periods at a time
· Position r