Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.
Fixed Term (varied duration, 4 - 8 weeks until June 2019)
Secondment opportunity available
The Staff Immunisation and Exposure Management Unit works with the Infection Prevention and Healthcare Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases Units to provide a comprehensive immunisation and exposure management service across Alfred Health. The department is located in the Private Consulting Suites Ground Floor, Centre Block at the Alfred Hospital. Satellite immunisation services are provided at Caulfield and Sandringham Hospitals. The service is supported by an Infectious Diseases Physician one session per week.
An exciting opportunity to join the highly successful staff Influenza Vaccination Program. The Staff Influenza Vaccination Nurse will work with other members of the Staff Immunisation and Exposure Management Team and the Infection Prevention Team to promote health care worker immunisation services during the Influenza vaccination campaign. As Staff Influenza Vaccination Nurse delegated you will be directly responsible for screening, documentation, vaccination administration and initiatives to improve immunisation uptake across Alfred Health. As Staff Influenza Vaccination Nurse you will work under the direction of the Manager of the Infection Prevention and Healthcare Epidemiology Unit or delegate. All Staff Influenza Vaccination Nurses will be required to work across all sites and across all shift rotations throughout the campaign.
Advanced interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to conduct risk assessments and recommend intervention strategies
Problem solving skills
Ability to deliver and developed effective education to staff
Current Drivers Licence (Desirable)
Discount health insurance
If you have any questions, please contact Sue McLellan or Pauline Bass on 9076 3139
Application close Friday, 25th January 2019 at 11pm
Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.