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COVID-19 Vaccinator - Paramedicine

Ambulance Officers and Paramedic
16 days ago

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Analyst, Other

Reference: 42315

Western Health COVID Vaccination team is seeking Paramedic Students (must be second year or above) who have completed all course requirements to join the busy yet rewarding COVID vaccination hubs.

About the Role:

As a COVID Vaccinator you will work within the COVID Vaccination team, in the COVID vaccination hubs and services (hospital or community based) specifically to support the administration of the COVID vaccine. This role may also involve organising and enabling the smooth coordination of clinic throughput, general clinic flow and administration duties and ensuring compliance with the recommended administration process. The role will require the completion of State / Commonwealth Training packages and supervised onsite training.

The position - Paramedic Student -is subject to regulatory body approval for independent administration of the vaccine under public health emergency orders.

To be successful for this role you will have

    • Must hold current student registration with the Paramedic Board as a student

    • Paramedicine (second year) students administering the COVID-19 vaccine must have demonstrated competency in the administration of intramuscular injections as assessed by their education provider.

  • The Vaccinator is required to be competent in vaccinating and have successfully completed approved State and Commonwealth COVID vaccination training packages (this can be completed on successful employment)

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills

  • Commitment to quality, best practice and environmental safety

  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form.

  • Familiarity with COVID vaccine Management System (CVMS) – (desirable)

  • Familiarity working in an immunisation service (desirable)

About Us

Our workforce of over 9,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop. Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

    • Professional development support

    • Career advancement opportunities

    • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing

    • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies

Salary Details*
Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $0
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $0
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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