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Wellness Clinic Nurse / Flu Clinics (RN or LPN)

Requisition ID:

20157933

Business Unit:

Hartford HealthCare at Home

Location:

Wethersfield, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Per Diem
Standard Hours: 1
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

Work where every moment matters.
 
Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network as a Wound Care Visiting Registered Nurse. 

JOB SUMMARY

The Wellness Clinic Nurse is a Registered Nurse and/or a Licensed Practical Nurse who seeks to protect the community from vaccine preventable diseases by providing immunization services to the general public. The nurse assesses the immunization status of clients, administers vaccines, and educates clients and caregivers about immunizations.

 

The Wellness Nurse is a Registered Nurse and/or a Licensed Practical Nurse who promotes the wellness of seniors in the community by promoting awareness, motivation and tools to seniors in the community that will help them adapt and maintain a healthy lifestyle. 

 

Key areas of responsibility

Reviews protocols and age-specific vaccine requirements prior to the opening of the clinic

 

Completes appropriate client Immunization Consent forms and clinic records to ensure correct vaccines are administered and documented

 

Prepares vaccines for administration according to manufacturer’s instructions and administers them using safe and proper techniques

 

Disposes of bio-hazardous waste in the appropriate and prescribed manner

 

Has knowledge of Vaccine Safety Control requirements

 

Coordinate and maintain wellbeing programming including but not limited to blood pressure clinics, diabetes and cholesterol screening

Provide educational information to clients based upon current health guidelines concerning hypertension, diabetes and elevated cholesterol, including referrals to clients PCP


Perform other related duties as required

Work where every moment matters.
 

Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network as a Wound Care Visiting Registered Nurse. 

JOB SUMMARY

The Wellness Clinic Nurse is a Registered Nurse and/or a Licensed Practical Nurse who seeks to protect the community from vaccine preventable diseases by providing immunization services to the general public. The nurse assesses the immunization status of clients, administers vaccines, and educates clients and caregivers about immunizations.

 

The Wellness Nurse is a Registered Nurse and/or a Licensed Practical Nurse who promotes the wellness of seniors in the community by promoting awareness, motivation and tools to seniors in the community that will help them adapt and maintain a healthy lifestyle. 

 

Key areas of responsibility

Reviews protocols and age-specific vaccine requirements prior to the opening of the clinic

 

Completes appropriate client Immunization Consent forms and clinic records to ensure correct vaccines are administered and documented

 

Prepares vaccines for administration according to manufacturer’s instructions and administers them using safe and proper techniques

 

Disposes of bio-hazardous waste in the appropriate and prescribed manner

 

Has knowledge of Vaccine Safety Control requirements

 

Coordinate and maintain wellbeing programming including but not limited to blood pressure clinics, diabetes and cholesterol screening

Provide educational information to clients based upon current health guidelines concerning hypertension, diabetes and elevated cholesterol, including referrals to clients PCP


Perform other related duties as required


Qualifications

Experience

One (1) year of prior professional nursing experience preferred

 

Licensure, Certification, Registration

Active professional nursing license in the state of practice

 

Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements 

 

 

Knowledge of intramuscular injection technique, intradermal injection technique and subcutaneous injection technique.

 
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