Job ID: 2021-12328 Type: Temporary # of Openings: 1 Category: Health Services
The Vaccine Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating Covid-19 vaccine management activities, including ordering vaccines, ensuring vaccines are stored and handled correctly, vaccine inventory tracking, and staff training. The Vaccine Coordinator ensures proper storage of vaccine in compliance with standards, maintains record keeping and appointment system, and maintains systems to assure high compliance with state regulation. Supervises entry of vaccine and immunization data to ensure compliance with state regulation and prepares reports as needed for the New Jersey State Department of Health.
Vaccine Management (95%)
Overseeing proper receipt and storage of vaccine deliveries
Is present when vaccine is delivered and immediately process it into inventory
Documenting vaccine inventory information and organizing vaccines within storage units
Setting up temperature monitoring devices
Reading and recording storage unit temps a minimum of two times each workday
Reading and recording current minimum/maximum temps from a digital data logger two times each workday
Reviewing and analyzing temperature data at least weekly for any shifts in temperature trends
Performing a physical inventory of all vaccine in stock
Rotating stock at least weekly so vaccine with the earliest expiration dates are used first
Removing expired vaccine from storage units
Responding to out-of-range temperatures (temp excursion)
Maintaining all documentation, such as inventory and temperature logs
Monitoring operation of storage equipment and systems
Overseeing proper vaccine transport (when necessary)
Overseeing emergency preparations, including plans for ensuring safety of vaccine during emergencies
Implementing the written emergency response plan, as necessary
Tracking inclement weather conditions in order be prepared for power outages that might affect vaccine temperature maintenance
Ensuring appropriate handling of vaccines during disaster or power outage
Accounting for doses of returned or transferred vaccines since the last order
Completing and submit NJIIS daily reports
Ability to supervise clinic staff including immunization nurses, as needed
Ensuring that any staff who are involved in vaccine handling and administration are properly trained
Assists in the development, review, and revision of vaccine policies, procedures and protocols
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW.
New Jersey license as a professional Registered Nurse.
3-5 years of nursing experience.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automate External Defibrillator (AED) certifications.
Flexibility and dependability. Attendance is critical.
Skilled in independent decision-making.
Ability to clearly and comfortably delegate tasks to others.
Ability to handle stressful situations and remain calm under pressure.
Meticulous attention to detail.
Excellent technical and computer skills.
Thorough working knowledge of the CDC’s and NJDOH guidelines.
Willingness to invest time in monitoring changes in a rapidly changing field.
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