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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: Health
Job Title: Immunization Clinic Nurse I
Salary: $40347.84 Annually


Veterans' Preference is available for this vacancy.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying.


Job Description:

Job Objectives:

Perform Immunization and Health Screening services at all clinic locations.  Provide direct nursing services and education to all citizens at these locations. The CHN I will maintain professional expertise and keep confidentiality in all areas of patient contact. Works under the direction of written medical protocols and standing orders.

 

Essential Job Functions:

Provide and accurately document direct nursing care including immunizations, health screenings, and education for patients seeking services from the Division of Health at the West Central clinic and off-site at mobile locations. 

  • Administer intramuscular and subcutaneous  immunizations,  perform phlebotomy and capillary blood sampling for lab tests, screen for pediculosis (head lice), place TB skin tests and interpret the results
  • Provide appropriate and effective patient interaction and customer service
  • Provide immunization and health screening services according to DOH protocol
  • Document all services
  • Immunize clients according to ACIP recommendations
  • Participate in clinics outside regular clinic hours

Support Immunization Clinic Services

  • Verify and accurately document vaccine tally count
  • Maintain and track reminder recall system for clients who need further immunizations to include making and documenting postcard mailings and phone calls
  • Prepare treatment room/area for patient care and immunizations
  • Participate in QI project

Vaccine Inventory Management  

  • Accurately document and track vaccines
  • Minimize vaccine wastage by selecting vaccines from the correct funding source for each client
  • Minimize vaccine wastage by selecting and preparing appropriate vaccine

 

Competencies:

Detail Oriented:  Ensures information is complete and accurate; follows up with others to ensure that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled. Follows process steps as outlined in standard operating procedures.  Reviews materials to ensure they are accurate, clear, and concise.  Performs follow-up to ensure quality of work product and/or actions are completed.

Dependability:  Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work, and achieves results with little oversight.

Adaptability:  Adapts well to changes in assignments and priorities; adapts behavior or work methods in response to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles; approaches change positively and adjusts behaviors accordingly; focusing on being part of the solution.

Customer Focus/Client Orientation:  Makes customers/clients and their needs a primary focus of one’s actions; makes a conscious effort to include diversity of input in all decisions; shows interest in and understanding of the needs and expectations of internal and external customers (including direct reports); acts with customers in mind and strives for continuous improvement in products and services. Gains customer trust and respect; meets or exceeds customer expectations.

Initiative:  Takes action without being asked or required to.  Achieves goals beyond job requirements.  Identifies opportunities and issues, and proactively acts and follows through on work activities to capitalize or resolve them.  Actively seeks and identifies opportunities to contribute to and achieve goals.  Maintains a sense of purpose, value, and ownership of their work.  Seizes opportunities when they arise.  Works independently with little direction.

 

Job Standards:

Minimum Qualifications

Educational Requirements:  Associate degree in Nursing from an accredited school.

License, certifications, etc.    Holds a valid unencumbered nursing license with the Kansas state Board of Nursing.

Preferred Qualifications

Years of Experience:  Experience and/or training in the field of public health.  

 

Physical Requirements of Position:

Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.

The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; viewing a computer terminal; reading; visual inspection involving small parts; using measurement devices; and assembly of parts at distances close to the eyes.   The employee is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned.  The employee is required to have visual acuity to operate motor vehicles.

 

Testing/Screening Requested:

Background check, Motor Vechicle Check, and Pre-employment drug test

 

Equipment:

Copier, fax, computer, telephone

 

Work Environment:

Usual working days/hours:  Mondays - Wednesdays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. / Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. / Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location of work:  2716 W Central, Wichita, KS  67203

The employee is subject to environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

 

*Please note this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice*

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice. Must be at least 18 years of age to work for Sedgwick County*

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator, by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate. Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.



Vacancy Number: 20002631

Open Date: 7/30/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 8/30/2018 11:59:59 PM