Healthcare Assistant (Covid Vaccination Programme) - Bank

Job Location

Various

Published By

South West London Recruitment Hub

Type of Job

AFC Band 3

Published Date

About the job

This role forms an integral part of mass vaccination delivery within South West London. The programme will deliver Covid Vaccinations to the south west London population via a number of vaccination hubs.

Requirements

• Support with the   configuration of the vaccination station, ensuring the availability of initial consumables,   waste receptacles, trolleys and vaccines.

• Ensure all paperwork has been provided   pre-vaccination by the citizen, check identity and confirm vaccine details   (type, date, time, dose) and sign any required documentation.

• Prepare citizen for   the vaccination (e.g. have their arm ready).

• Support the vaccinator   in the delivery of the vaccination.

• Direct citizen to the   post vaccination waiting area within the Pod.

• Record vaccine stock   when removed or returned to fridge and to report low stock levels for   vaccines, stationery and clinical equipment.

• Report low vaccine   stock to maintain appropriate levels, checking expiry dates and recording wastage.

• Be familiar with   Patient Group Directives (PGD’s) for the vaccination.

• Support vaccinator   with the disposal of any clinical and non-clinical waste and change of PPE.

• Ensure waste control   and sanitisation of the vaccination area.

• Record vaccination event and mark completion; if   for any reason the vaccination hasn’t been completed, record that information   along with the reason.

• Be responsible for storage, transportation and   delivery of vaccines and equipment (e.g. collect and return vaccines to   storage areas, ensure disposal of used clinical equipment).

• Maintain accurate   records and ensure strict data and patient record confidentiality.


Experience:

• Experience of working   in a community setting and/or working with patients.

• Able to demonstrate team working.

• Able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the   national immunisation programme.


Qualifications  and knowledge:

• Good levels of   literacy and numeracy. GCSE English and Maths desirable.

• Evidence of good IT skills.

• Able to demonstrate   good interpersonal skills.

• Excellent record   keeping and organisational skills.

• Ability to deal with   stressful situations.

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