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COVID-19 Vaccinator - Paramedicine

Job posted: 14/09/2021
Applications close: 26/09/2021 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Analyst, Other

Reference: 42516

Reference: 42516

Occupation: Analyst, Other

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

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.


To be Successful in this Role You 



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

  • Are competent in vaccinating and have successfully completed approved State and Commonwealth COVID vaccination training packages (this can be completed on successful employment)

  • Have well-developed interpersonal skills

  • Have a commitment to quality, best practice and environmental safety

  • Have the ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form.

  • Are familiar with the COVID vaccine Management System (CVMS) – (desirable)

  • Have prior exposure to working in an immunisation service (desirable)


IMPORTANT NOTES:



  • Paramedicine Students are subject to regulatory body approval for independent administration of the vaccine under public health emergency orders. 

  • Paramedic Students (2nd year) administering the COVID-19 vaccine, must have demonstrated competency in the administration of intramuscular injections as assessed by their education provider.


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.

COVID-19 Vaccinator - Paramedicine

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

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Contact:

NMWU recruitment team - 83454040
Rachael Brien
rachael.brien@wh.org.au

COVID-19 Vaccinator - Paramedicine