LPN - Vaccinator (Per Diem)

Geisinger Nanticoke , PA 18634

Posted 2 months ago

Job Title: LPN - Vaccinator (Per Diem)

Location: Pittston, Pennsylvania

Job Category: LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse, Nursing and Nursing Support

Schedule: Per Diem

Work Type: Part time

Department: JM-Facilities Emergency Management Department

Date Posted: 09/22/2021

Job ID: R-20101

Job Summary

Assists with system vaccination efforts. This role will primarily be utilized to support mass vaccination efforts to different locations within the region.

Job Duties

  • Administers specified medication intermuscular injection and notes proper documentation.

  • Prepares vaccination for administration according to manufacturer and pharmacy instruction.

  • Maintains quality and medication handling standards during admixture, preparation, and transport of vaccine within the facility.

  • Maintains awareness of medication storage guidelines, including cold chain considerations.

  • Communicates any recognized variations in handling and storage procedures to supervisor.

  • Documents all patient care provided in a timely, accurate, and concise manner.

  • Delegates tasks and duties in the direction and coordination of health care team members, patient care and department activities.

Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures.

The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.

Position Details

This position is per diem. Hours are flexible to support business need. Primary function of this role will to be to administer COVID and Flu Vaccines.

Education

Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required)

Experience

Minimum of 1 year-Nursing (Preferred)

Certification(s) and License(s)

Licensed Practical Nurse - Default Issuing Body

Our Purpose & Values

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.

KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow.

INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.

  • Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
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