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COVID-19 Vaccine Registered Nurse

Company: LifeLong Medical Care
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: November 17, 2023

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COVID-19 Vaccine Registered Nurse

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LifeLong Medical Care has an exciting opportunity for a part-time Registered Nurse to join our multidisciplinary team providing Covid-19 vaccinations at various sites. The ideal candidate must be committed to providing high-quality primary care for complex patients, dedicated to building a collaborative team model of care, and have experience working with Covid-19 related care. This position is represented by SEIU-UHW. Salaries and benefits are set by a collective bargaining agreement (CBA), and an employee in this position must remain a member in good standing of SEIU-UHW, as defined in the CBA. About us:As a Federally Qualified Health Center in Northern California with over 45 years of dedicated service to the community, LifeLong serves over 66,000 patients in the East Bay Area's socio-economically underserved regions. We provide medical, dental, behavioral health, and school-based services at more than 15 primary care sites across Oakland, Berkeley, and West Contra Costa County. From opening a residential respite program for homeless persons discharged from hospitals to offering free COVID testing to the community, we are innovative and responsive to our times' social and medical needs. We provide an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity and with which our patients can identify. To this end, we seek candidates who reflect the diversity of the East Bay communities we serve. LifeLong Medical Care is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, bilingual and bicultural individuals, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, or medical condition. Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. If you seek accommodation, please advise in writing at the time you apply. Benefits:This is a part-time hourly postion with a pay rate of $38-$40 per hour.We offer excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision (including dependent and domestic partner coverage), generous leave benefits including nine paid holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts, 403(b) retirement savings plan. Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccine Policy:In accordance with LifeLong Medical Care's commitment to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, we have adopted a Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccine Policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families; our patients and visitors; and the community at large from infectious diseases, that vaccinations may reduce. This policy will comply with all applicable laws and is based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Order of the California State Public Health Officer. Unless a reasonable medical or religious accommodation is approved, all employees must receive COVID-19 vaccinations.


Participate in the coordinated care for patients seeking Covid-19 vaccination throughout LifeLong.Acts as a resource for support staff with Covid-19 vaccine related questions.Facilitates follow up care as needed for Covid-19 related medical needs.Coordinates Covid-19 vaccination clinics with Center managers, Directors, site vaccine teams, other providers and agencies.Uses best practices to train staff, for IM injection, anaphylactic response, vaccine handling etc.Provide patient education in regards to vaccinations, clear up misinformation and address concerns that they may have.Coordinates care closely with other team members to identify patient self-care goals and to assure that medical and psychosocial needs are met.


Current, unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in California.Ability to effectively coordinate care with medical assistants and other support staff, encourage and nurture development and growth, to build a strong and productive team.Strong organizational, administrative and problem-solving skills, and ability to be flexible and adaptive to change.Ability to effectively present information to other team members.Ability to seek direction/approval on essential matters, yet work independently with little onsite supervision, using professional judgment and diplomacy.Work in a team-oriented environment with a number of professionals with different work styles and support needs.Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written skills.Conduct oneself in internal and external settings in a way that reflects positively on LifeLong Medical Care as an organization of professional, confident and sensitive staff.Job Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.Current and valid California Registered Nurse license and BLS.Proficient in Microsoft office suite Electronic health records, EPIC preferred.New Grad welcome.Ideally Bilingual in SpanishIdeally holds a California Public Health certification.

Keywords: LifeLong Medical Care, Berkeley , COVID-19 Vaccine Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Berkeley, California

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