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Nurse Immunization - Shawnee Mission, KS in Lenexa, KS at Quest Diagnostics Health & Wellness

Date Posted: 3/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Lenexa, KS
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Work Schedule  Tuesday-Thursday preferred, however, all week including some Saturdays 


Basic Purpose:

The primary responsibility of the Immunization Nurse is to provide coverage in the field ensuring that health screenings and flu shot clinics are completed accurately and on time. Maintain a safe and professional environment for clients and employees; perform with confidence all aspects of administering immunization shots and health screenings, including specimen collection and processing duties following established practices and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform biometric health screenings including blood draws with both venipuncture and finger stick methods
  • Perform basic waived testing technical procedures on blood samples and completes required quality control.
  • Administer flu immunization shots (as dictated by state regulations)
  • Provide exceptional customer service at all clinics and health screenings.
  • Maintains accurate, complete, and legible records.
  • Participates in training/retraining and continuing education programs as necessary.
  • Complies with all designated safety policies and procedures in the work area, including the use of applicable protective equipment when necessary to prevent exposure to potentially infectious agents.
  • Understands and complies with applicable federal, state and local laws. Adheres to quality assurance procedures and good manufacturing practices.
  • Maintain all HIPAA and OSHA standards while on events.
  • Performs other related duties as necessary.

Supervision Exercised: N/A



  • Formal medical education including current appropriate medical certification (RN, BSN, NP)
  • Current nursing license
  • Additional medical certification / licensure as required by state / regulatory requirements.

Work Experience:

  • At least 1 year of healthcare experience in a professional setting.
  • At Least 1 year of experience administering immunization vaccines (flu shot specific).

Physical and Mental Requirements:

  • Lift light to moderately heavy objects. The normal performance of duties may require lifting and carrying objects. Objects in the weight range of 1 to 15 pounds are lifted and carried frequently; objects in the weight range of 16 to 40 pounds may be lifted and carried occasionally. Objects exceeding 41 pounds are not to be lifted or carried without assistance.
  • Requires use of phone and PC.
  • Fine dexterity with hands/steadiness.
  • Handling stress & emotions,
  • Concentrating on tasks
  • Making decisions,
  • Adjusting to change,
  • Examining/observing details
  • Sitting or standing for long periods at a time
  • Position requires travel.


  • Proficient with finger sticks, venipuncture and manual blood pressure.
  • Ability to understand and perform complex procedures and techniques and work with complex instrumentation (Cholestech and/ or Cardio Check experience preferred).
  • Skills required for proper specimen and reagent handling, labeling, processing, preparation, transportation and storage necessary.
  • Must be knowledgeable of required regulations and comply with them.
  • Excellent customer service internally and externally.
  • Possess good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to read, understand and follow detailed procedures.
  • Basic computer skills necessary including access to internet / email.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Outlook, and Excel.