LOCUM COVID-19 Vaccination (COVAX) Nurse x 3

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LOCUM COVID-19 Vaccination (COVAX) Nurse x 3 :


  • MARONDERA
  • Full Time

Job Summary

The Locum COVAX nurse will provide actual COVID-19 vaccination services for the vaccination campaign that will be supported by ZACH in three districts of Mutoko, Mudzi and UMP of Mashonaland East Province towards achieving 70% vaccination coverage. The Locum COVAX nurse will work under the guidance of the MoHCC technical supervisor at facility level.

Duties and Responsibilities

Works under the direction of the District COVAX nurse or facility in-charge to provide the following services:
Maintain COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Control Protocol and adhere to all health and safety procedures to ensure safety of staff and clients; Determine clinical suitability for COVID-19 vaccination, including identifying any contraindications; Assess the client’s readiness for vaccination. Address any concerns, conduct clinical assessment, and obtain consent for vaccination; Management of Vaccine and Cold Chain through proper vaccine storage under specified temperatures. Assist with monitoring and recording of refrigerator temperatures; Ensure cold chain equipment e.g., cold boxes are in good working order before setting up a vaccination station; Check vaccine before administration and report any concerns to the Nurse-in-charge and cross-check that vaccine batch numbers are recorded under the correct client; Administration of the vaccine to consented and assessed individuals; Proper waste disposal as per Waste Management Policy; Provide appropriate emergency management of Adverse Events Following Immunization (AEFIs); Estimate daily vaccine requirements before removing vaccines required from the main storage EPI fridge; Mobilization for Vaccination; Work with health promotion unit, facility Nurse-in-Charge, facility nurses, and Community Health Workers to mobilize clients within health facilities and community for COVID-19 vaccination; Recording and Reporting; Document vaccination details in client’s records. Use an electronic and paper-based patient recording system; Submit accurate and timely activity data as required Record, monitor and report Adverse Events Following Immunization (AEFIs). Submit weekly and monthly activity reports.

Qualifications and Experience

Diploma/Degree or relevant Nursing qualification, RGN or PCN; Registration with Nurses Council of Zimbabwe; Minimum of 1 year working experience; EPI program or outreach services experience or COVID-19 vaccination experience are added advantages; Candidates based in locations applied for will be given first preference; Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send through the ZACH website all certified copies of academic and professional certificates, National Identity card/certificate, CV and a motivational letter clearly highlighting the position applied for.
E-mail Address: www.zach.org.zw/jobs & [email protected]

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