Covid-19 Vaccination Operation Support

Brownlow Group Practice

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Job overview

To support the site manager and clinical team to deliver safe and effective Covid-19 vaccination clinics by helping to manage our patient flow throughout the site.

Main duties of the job

Directing those arriving for vaccination to the appropriate site entrance, explaining the one-way systems, wearing face coverings, using hand sanitiser, social distancing

Check patients do not have any COVID symptoms before arriving them

Asking those queuing before entering the vaccination site to continue to follow social distancing guidelines, while they are waiting, and helping to ensure there is no overcrowding in venue

Checking paperwork for those arriving, making sure they have a booked appointment and are at the correct site

Identifying that anyone that may need additional support, e.g. language or mobility support

Asking those waiting for vaccination to continue to follow social distancing guidelines, and helping to ensure there is no overcrowding in venue

Ensure that a record of the immunisation is made within the patient record

Cleaning down the pod after recording the vaccination and after the patient has left the pod following direction from the immuniser

About us

Central Liverpool Primary Care Network is a group of nine GP practices, working with others, with the aim of improving health and wellbeing and addressing health inequalities in central Liverpool.

Job description

Job responsibilities

COVID-19 VACCINATION OPERATIONAL SUPPORT CLPCN

Job Title: Covid-19 Vaccination Operational Support

Main Purpose of Post: To support the site manager and clinical team to deliver safe and effective Covid-19 vaccination clinics by helping to manage our patient flow throughout the site

Responsible to: Covid-19 Vaccination Site Manager

Accountable to: Senior Delivery Manager

Salary: £18,005 - £19,337 pro-rata

Contract Type: Part Time / Temporary 12 Month, flexible working including weekend work

Job Summary

To support the site manager and clinical team to deliver safe and effective Covid-19 vaccination clinics by helping to manage our patient flow throughout the site.

Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Post:

Duties and Responsibilities

Managing cars coming in to and out of the car parking areas

Directing those arriving for vaccination to the appropriate site entrance, explaining the one-way systems, wearing face coverings, using hand sanitiser, social distancing

Check patients do not have any COVID symptoms before arriving them

Asking those queuing before entering the vaccination site to continue to follow social distancing guidelines, while they are waiting, and helping to ensure there is no overcrowding in venue

Checking paperwork for those arriving, making sure they have a booked appointment and are at the correct site

Identifying that anyone that may need additional support, e.g. language or mobility support

Report any concerns that may affect the safe running of the clinic to the site manager

Ensuring an efficient flow of patients from registration to vaccination

Providing support to patients who may need assistance to get ready for their vaccination e.g. removing outer garments (coats, jumpers, scarf & gloves, etc.), helping escort patients who have limited mobility

Asking those waiting for vaccination to continue to follow social distancing guidelines, and helping to ensure there is no overcrowding in venue

Report any concerns that may affect the safe running of the clinic to the site manager

Ensure that a record of the immunisation is made within the patient record

Cleaning down the pod after recording the vaccination and after the patient has left the pod following direction from the immuniser

Check IT is working after having logged in to EMIS and Pinnacle for both self and immuniser

Ensure enough paper vaccination records are available for the whole session in case IT fails

Team Working

Understand own role and scope within the Network

Work as an effective and responsible team member, supporting colleagues in a flexible and approachable manner

Organisation/Quality

Ensure that any data entered into the computer is done accurately

Understand and follow the requirements of confidentiality, including GDPR and the Freedom of Information Act and refer on any queries as appropriate

Support the aims and objectives of the Network and contribute to the ongoing development of the Network as required

Follow Network policies, including Health & Safety, Security and Confidentiality

Network Development and Clinical Governance

Participate in primary healthcare team meetings when required

Provide data, as requested, to Network development plans and reports

Be aware of Network policies on risk management / incident reporting and health and safety and operate appropriate procedures for minimising risk

Be aware of issues relating to own development and be committed to participate in training and education

Training, learning and development

Undergo regular appraisal, supervision and training as necessary to update skills and knowledge

Provide training to other staff in work relevant to this post

Participate in the induction of new staff, students and other attached professionals

Equality and diversity

  • Respect the privacy, dignity and beliefs of patients, carers, visitors and co-workers. They must be treated equally, irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion, etc.
  • Be aware of procedures regarding protection of children and vulnerable adults, including Network and NHS policies. Follow the guidance and policies and take action in an appropriate manner

Management of risk / health, safety and security

Follow Health & Safety Policies and guidelines, including fire procedures and those pertaining to clinical areas of risk. Use safe working procedures and report incidents using the incident reporting system

Use the personal security systems within the workplace according to Network guidelines

Follow infection control procedures

Employees must take reasonable care for the Health and Safety of him/herself and / or others who may be affected by his/her acts or omissions at work

No person shall intentionally or recklessly interfere with or misuse anything provided in the interests of Health, Safety or Welfare

Confidentiality

All information relating to patients and staff gained through your employment and after leaving employment is confidential Disclosure to any unauthorised person is a serious disciplinary offence or may result in litigation

Other

Give good and regular attendance

Maintain a tidy and organised work area

This job description is not intended to be exhaustive but to indicate the main areas of responsibility. It may be changed after consultation with the post holder.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential requirements

Knowledge, training and experience

Good general computer skills, including the ability to use Microsoft Office, email and the internet

Evidence of excellent administration and organisational skills with the ability to manage time effectively to meet deadlines

Personal skills and abilities

A friendly and approachable manner, with good people skills, showing understanding, care and assertiveness when appropriate

The ability to work independently and use initiative

The ability to produce accurate and thorough work in a prompt and efficient manner, working to set timescales

The ability to communicate clearly and effectively with a wide range of individuals, both verbally and in writing

The ability to manage conflict calmly and positively, and adhere to procedures under pressure

A conscientious approach and commitment to working in an adaptable and flexible manner

The ability to work effectively when busy and multi-task when required

The ability to deal with personal information sensitively and respect people's right to confidentiality

The ability to cope with occasional exposure to challenging behaviour, distressing circumstances or emotional events

The ability to work positively as a member of a busy team

The ability to give good and regular attendance

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Good general computer skills, including the ability to use Microsoft Office, email and the internet
  • Evidence of excellent administration and organisational skills with the ability to manage time effectively to meet deadlines
  • A friendly and approachable manner, with good people skills, showing understanding, care and assertiveness when appropriate
  • The ability to work independently and use initiative
  • The ability to produce accurate and thorough work in a prompt and efficient manner, working to set timescales
  • The ability to communicate clearly and effectively with a wide range of individuals, both verbally and in writing
  • The ability to manage conflict calmly and positively, and adhere to procedures under pressure
  • A conscientious approach and commitment to working in an adaptable and flexible manner
  • The ability to work effectively when busy and multi-task when required
  • The ability to deal with personal information sensitively and respect people's right to confidentiality
  • The ability to cope with occasional exposure to challenging behaviour, distressing circumstances or emotional events
  • The ability to work positively as a member of a busy team
  • The ability to give good and regular attendance

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

Brownlow Group Practice

Address

Brownlow Health @ Pembroke Place

70 Pembroke Place

Liverpool

Merseyside

L69 3GF


Employer's website

https://www.brownlowhealth.co.uk/

For help with your application, contact:

Helen Winsland

brownlowhr@livgp.nhs.uk

Date posted

28 April 2021

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£18,005 to £19,337 a year

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

12 months

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

A1812-21-3058

Job locations

Brownlow Health @ Pembroke Place

70 Pembroke Place

Liverpool

Merseyside

L69 3GF


Jubilee Drive

Liverpool

L7 8SJ


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