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.
Permanent Ongoing Position
Up to full time
Staff Immunisation and Exposure Management Nurse
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 dedicated Staff Immunisation and Exposure Management team at the Alfred. In this full-time position, you would be undertaking immunisation assessments and offering immunisation to all relevant health care workers across the organization. The service also offers to follow up of staff exposed to communicable diseases and follow up of blood-borne virus exposures. You must be able to work independently and also demonstrate team playing, working as part of a small and dedicated team.
You must be a current accredited Nurse Immuniser and an accredited HIV pre and Post-test Counsellor (or be willing to work towards).
Ability to communicate effectively
Ability to motivate individuals and groups to achieve commonly held goals
Ability to problem solve and confront issues
Ability to work effectively and provide support to nursing staff, senior medical staff, a range of other health professionals and support service staff
Discount Health Insurance
Child care services
All enquiries contact Pauline Bass 9076 2820
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.