Flu Nurse

Maxim Healthcare Services Bronx, NY
The Immunization Clinic Nurse is a Registered Nurse and/or a Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse who seeks to protect the community from vaccine preventable diseases by providing immunization services to the general public. The nurse assesses the immunization status of clients, administers vaccines, and educates clients and caregivers about immunizations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Meets professional nursing standards and pertinent local, state, and federal requirements
  • Maintains and delivers quality service
  • Sets up individual clinic sites
  • Reviews protocols and age-specific vaccine requirements prior to the opening of the clinic
  • Registers participants
  • Completes appropriate client Immunization Consent forms and clinic records to ensure correct vaccines are administered and documented
  • Draws up vaccines according to manufacturer’s instructions and administers them using safe and proper techniques and a system of double checks to ensure accuracy
  • Disposes of bio-hazardous waste in the appropriate and prescribed manner
  • Dismantles clinic site
  • Completes documentation
  • Uses and remains knowledgeable of Universal Precautions
  • Uses and maintains knowledge of company and clinic policies and procedures
  • Has knowledge of action to be taken in the event of an emergency; including epinephrine administration during an anaphylaxic reaction
  • Has knowledge of protocols for adverse reactions, as well as reporting of incidents and injuries.
  • Transports biologicals, sharps, and other required supplies to clinic sites in a safe and secure manner
  • Has knowledge of Vaccine Safety Control requirements
  • Maintains confidentiality at all times
  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary
Minimum Requirements:
  • Active professional nursing license in the state of practice
  • One (1) year of prior professional nursing experience preferred
  • Current CPR certification with documentation
  • Professional references required
  • Knowledge and understanding of the dosage, administration, age indications, precautions, contraindications and possible adverse reactions related to the vaccine being administered
  • Knowledge of intramuscular injection technique and subcutaneous injection technique
  • Completion of Maxim’s Immunization Competency Program with a score of 80% or better
  • Completion of Maxim’s Immunization Screening Exam and Pediatric Training DVD Module Computer proficiency required
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language
  • Successful completion of Maxim’s background screening and hiring process
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Benefits
At Maxim Healthcare Services, we firmly believe that our caregivers are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Continuous professional and clinical training
  • Awards and recognition programs
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.
Maxim Healthcare Services is a leading provider of home healthcare, medical-related staffing, travel nursing, and population health and wellness services across the United States. As an established community partner, we have been making a difference in the lives of our employees, caregivers, and patients for more than 25 years. Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry.
Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer