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Immunization Program Coordinator, Student and Enrolment Services

Job ID: 23135

Updated: June 11, 2021

Location: Main Campus

We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.

Position Overview

Student Wellness Services within Student and Enrolment Services is currently seeking a Full-time Limited Term Immunization Program Coordinator for approximately 2 years, with the possiblity of extension.

This position reports to the Manager, Nursing and is part of Health Services within the SU Wellness Centre.  In this role, the Immunization Program Coordinator provides vaccination consultation for University Health Science Students, supports the yearly campus mass influenza vaccination clinic and Faculty of Veterinary Medicine program vaccination requirements.

As coordinator of the student immunization programs, the person in this position would work closely with the Manger, Nursing to ensure that Alberta Health requirements are met when providing immunizations to students. They will liaise with the different Health Science faculties to facilitate timely administration of vaccinations in order for students to participate in clinical program requirements.

Position Description

Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):

  • Provides one on one consultation with U of C students to determine their vaccination and blood titre requirements for their individual health science programs.
  • Consults with clinic physicians to obtain vaccination and laboratory testing orders for each student.
  • Provides vaccinations and lab requisitions to the students.
  • Books the student follow-up appointments for booster vaccines.
  • Provides appropriate teaching and instructions to students relating to their program requirements.
  • Ensures that patient charts are up to date and accurate and provides students with required program documentation.
  • Assists physicians as required including: assisting with minor procedures; updating electronic charts; triaging patients, taking patients to examination rooms, instructing patients for prepping and booking tests.
  • In conjunction with the other nursing staff, manages the medical inventory of drugs including: ensuring the safe transfer of drugs, appropriate disposal of controlled drugs, checking for expiry dates; stocking rooms appropriately.
  • Completes patient follow-up calls from physicians relaying information and answering patient questions.
  • Assists in the collection, labeling and processing of laboratory samples.
  • Triages patients appropriately, prioritizing urgent or emergent patients and seeks immediate physician assistance in emergencies.

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing, membership in CARNA as a Registered Nurse.
  • Strong knowledge of the Public Health Guidelines for immunizations for Post-Secondary Students including anaphylaxis treatment.
  • Experience with the organization and operation of a mass influenza clinic in a Post-Secondary institutional setting.
  • Working knowledge and previous experience with rabies vaccinations in Veterinary Medicine.
  • A strong team player who works well within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Resourcefulness and innovation to solve problems.

Application Deadline:  June 23, 2021

We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes. Please note, only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.

Additional Information

This position is part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls under the Technical Job Family, Phase III.

To find out more about management and staff opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Management and Staff Careers website

 

About the University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.

The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their professional success while they are here. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 

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