Emory University Nurse, Travel/Immunization/Allergy in Atlanta, Georgia

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION: Provides travel consultations to students based on established protocols and guidelines; administers immunizations according to student requirements and public health recommendations; coordinates and implements off-site immunization sessions for selected student populations; administers allergy injections per student's allergist orders. Helps to coordinate Emory University Student Health Services (EUSHS) staff immunization compliance.

Serves on quality improvement committee, monitors vaccine supplies and orders vaccines as needed, oversees Directly Observed Therapy for tuberculosis prophylaxis, monitors currency and supplies of vaccine information materials, serves as a resource to other staff concerning travel and immunization issues, and participates in continuing education activities.

Maintains familiarity with evolving recommendations concerning immunization and traveler's health. Able to work independently and communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Works cooperatively and productively in a multi-disciplinary organization, which includes primary care, mental health, and other health and wellness programs.

Documents all services in electronic medical record. As needed, performs other routine nursing duties including but not limited to: triaging patients, assisting clinicians in exams, performing routine lab tests, administering IV fluids, and performing EKGs. Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia. Two years of experience practicing as an RN. A BSN is preferred. Experience in a Travel and Immunization Clinic setting required.

Additional Details

Preferred Qualifications ; Experience in College Health and Travel assessments preferred but not required. A BSN is preferred, but not required.

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Job Number 32903

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Emory Campus Life

Department CL: Student Health Services

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.

Job Category Nursing

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries about this statement should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322