COVID 19 Vaccination Specialist

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East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking Temporary On Call/Per Diem COVID 19 Vaccination Specialists for our Health Center at John Chafee Blvd in Newport, RI and our 100 Bullocks Point location in East Providence, RI. This position requires professionally licensed staff who are eligible under RI Department of Health regulations to provide COVID-19 vaccinations under various applicable statutes and under the direction of a vaccination clinic leader.

The COVID 19 Vaccination Specialist will ensure that the potential immunization recipient is assessed for contraindications to immunizations. They will Inform the recipient of the potential side effects and adverse reactions, orally and in writing, prior to immunization, and inform each potential immunization recipient, in writing, of the appropriate course of action in the event of an untoward or adverse event. Vaccine Information Statements (VIS), developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), United States Department of Health and Human Services are to be utilized.

The COVID Vaccination Specialist must have the following training/education;

–   EMT practitioners must complete a course in vaccine administration, and a course specific to the vaccine being provided, prior to performing in that role. All EMS practitioners are strongly urged to also take these courses.

–   EMT practitioners must work under the direct supervision of the assigned Medical Director for the MEDS-POD event

–   Licensed Practical Nurses and Registered Nurses:  Must be licensed in good standing by the RI Department of Health and be competent to administer and record appropriate vaccinations.

These temporary positions are for four to six months.  Bilingual Portuguese and/or Spanish is a plus, however, not required.

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at East Bay Community Action Program.

EBCAP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.

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