Regional Municipality of Peel

Immunizer- Community Vaccination Clinics

Posted Date 6 days ago(2/19/2021 10:21 AM)
System ID
2021-10474
# Positions
200
Position Type and Status
Temporary Full-time
Job Industry
Government and Public Sector, Healthcare and Medical Services, Vaccine Community Clinics
Career Level
Experienced
Post End Date
3/29/2021 11:59 PM
Min
CAD $31.98/Hr.

Job Description

Immunizer- Community Vaccination Clinics

Health Services – Public Health

Full Time and Part Time Temporary Contract Duration:  Approximately six (6) months

Wage: $31.98/hr 

 

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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
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Clinic Location: Clinics will be in Mississauga and Brampton and Caledon. You will be asked to travel to different clinic sites depending on the needs. 
Clinic Shifts Times: 7 am – 3 pm, 10 am – 6 pm, 12:30 pm – 8:30 pm and 3 pm -11 pm and the clinics operate 7 days/week. Shift times are subject to change based on operational needs.
Full Time hours:  35 hours a week and you will be required to work every other weekend.  Days off may not be two (2) consecutive days. 
Part Time hours: We would require your commitment to work two (2), 8-hour shifts  which will include weekends. The two (2) 8-hour shifts selected will be your set schedule until further notice. 

 

We are committed to supporting community recovery from COVID-19. This plan will follow a phased approach that is guided by Public Health and Ontario's Framework for reopening. Get details

 

Interview: Our recruitment process will be completed with video conference technology. 

If this opportunity matches your qualifications and experience, please apply online.

 

 

About Us

The Region of Peel serves more than 1.4 million residents and approximately 173,000 businesses in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga. We deliver a wide range of resident focused services across the Region.

Our 20-year vision for Peel is “Community for Life.” Our goal is to create a place where everyone enjoys a sense of belonging and has access to the services and opportunities needed to thrive in each stage of their lives. Our 2015-2035 Strategic Plan outlines the work we're focused on to bring this vision to life.

To learn more about the Region of Peel, explore peelregion.ca.

Additional Information

At the Region of Peel, we respect diversity and treat one another in ways that are fair, courteous and compassionate, recognizing everyone’s contributions. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Peel is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

 

Please be advised, the Region of Peel uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the position and your application will be removed from the competition.

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