Registered Nurse/Vaccination Clinical Supervisor
Lakes District Health Board
Rotorua, NZ
3d ago

Registered Nurse / Vaccination Clinical Supervisor

Vacancy No : ROT01427

ROT01427

Registered Nurse / Vaccination Clinical Supervisor Fixed Term till 19 November 2021

2 FTE

1 Rotorua COVID-19 Immunisation Hub & 1 Taupo COVID-19 Immunisation Hub

Lakes District Health Board is delivering the largest vaccine and immunisation programme in the history of Aotearoa New Zealand.

We need a large team to help protect us and keep the country safe as our health workforces get even busier over winter.

It is critical to have the right people in the right places with availability to work and reflect the communities that we serve.

Changes to the Medicines Regulations 1984 are now in effect.

The new regulation 44AB will enable a larger, more diverse pool of potential COVID-19 Vaccinators under the supervision of the Vaccination Clinical Supervisor

The vaccination clinical supervisor will work as part of a team that will deliver safe and effective service for the mass delivery of COVID-19 vaccines across the DHB region.

The supervisor will be a qualified Registered Nurse.

They will have ideally 2 years vaccine and immunisation healthcare delivery experience or equivalent recent healthcare experience that is relevant to the provision of the vaccination programme.

Working as part of the Lakes DHB Vaccination team in hubs in Rotorua or Taupo, the vaccination clinical supervisor will provide supervision and direction for a team of trained COVID-19 vaccinator assistants to safely and effectively administer the COVID-19 vaccine.

This will be a dedicated role not simultaneously responsible for any other roles or processes.

In particular, the Vaccination Clinical Supervisor will be responsible for :

Providing professional and clinical direction and guidance for a team of up to six (6) COVID-19 vaccinators to safely and effectively administer the COVID-19 vaccine.

Providing professional and clinical advice and guidance in a timely manner to facilitate care for the consumer.

Immediately available for reasonable access when required by the COVID-19 vaccinators or consumers, i.e. must always be available on the premises.

Maintaining high service delivery standards by using up to date knowledge, skills and ensures the team apply relevant local policies, IMAC guidelines and Ministry of Health standards and guidelines.

Escalating queries and concerns beyond knowledge and scope to the appropriate site or clinical leads.

Focusing on cultural needs and cultural safety of all individuals, family / whānau and community.

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