Company: INTERIM HEALTHCARE
Job Type: Permanent, FullTime
The Vaccinator will hold a Phlebotomy, Medical Assistant, LPN, RN or Nurse Practitioner license in the state of Idaho as allowable under state law and under the direct supervision of a physician, performs clinical support and administrative tasks within the scope of his/her educational preparation, skill and knowledge.
- Prepares patients for examinations, testing and procedures.
- Obtains measurements of vital signs, height, and weight and records medical history.
- Administers vaccinations intra-dermal, subcutaneous or intra-muscular injections as applicable to state law or regulations.
- Performs venipuncture for blood testing and the collection, preservation and processing of specimens.
- Performs clerical and administrative activities as assigned.
- May supervise non-licensed personnel (e.g. registration or front office staff, nursing assistants) within an office or clinic setting through task assignments, direction and evaluation of work completed.
- Completes other assignments as requested and assigned.
- May have access to personal health information (“PHI”) necessary to fulfill the above duties and responsibilities. Access to use and ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each organization/department.
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:
- High School diploma or equivalent and
- Graduate of an accredited licensure program in the state of Idaho. or as required by contractors for services provided.
- Additional state specific requirements as necessary.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
- Evidence of current CPR training including adults, children, infants and other training as required by the contractor.
- Able to effectively communicate with clinical and non-clinical staff and individuals.
- Able to provide proof of valid driver’s license, if applicable.
- Able to provide proof of valid auto liability insurance in assignment(s) include driving own vehicle.
- Meets applicable health requirements to provide patient care as appropriate.
Working Conditions & Physical Effort:
- Work is normally performed in clinics, schools, hospitals, doctor’s offices, nursing homes or other occupational settings.
- Work environment involves frequent exposure to communicable diseases, blood borne pathogens and/or potentially infectious or hazardous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment (e.g. face masks, goggles, latex or non latex gloves).
- Able to read and interpret technical instructions; requires normal, correctable vision and hearing to observe and assess the patient.
- Medium physical activity is medium and may require frequent to constant lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling up to 50 lbs., and to physically stretch, bend, stoop, twist, stand, sit, walk, reach and climb stairs.