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Wellness Clinic Nurse / Flu Clinics

Requisition ID:

21159879

Business Unit:

Hartford HealthCare at Home

Location:

Southington, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Per Diem
Standard Hours: 1.0
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: flu clinics to run seven days a week typically hours: can begin as early as 5:00 A through 7 or 8:00 P

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 an Administrative Coordinator.

 Hartford HealthCare at Home, the largest provider of homecare services in Connecticut, has been fulfilling our mission for more than 115 years.  Our Person-Centered Care Model allows our employees to learn and grow within our organization, all while providing integrated support to the patient.  As part of Hartford HealthCare, we leverage cutting edge technology to provide quality care in our client’s home.  Most importantly, our employees are appreciated for the real differences they make in both the lives of their clients and their clients’ families

 

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.

 

We take great care of careers.

 

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

 
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