COVID Vaccination Nurse Supervisor (Limited Term)

Public Health
$35.75 - $48.26 Hourly/DOE

The Clackamas County Public Health Division (CCPH) is seeking a Vaccination Nurse Supervisor to oversee and supervise the clinical activities and personnel related to COVID-19 vaccination PODs (point of distribution), working in multiple vaccination sites throughout the County. The position will join the temporary COVID Response Program within the Public Health Division. This is a limited-duration position initially funded through June 30, 2022 with the potential to extend.

The Vaccination Nurse Supervisor will oversee and supervise vaccine clinic operations for Clackamas County. The individual in this position assures hiring/staffing, training, workflow, procedures, standing orders and supplies for the team of vaccinators working in standing vaccine community clinics and mobile clinics. This position supervises the vaccination team including RNs, LPNs, MAs that are employees, contractors or volunteers. As supervisor, hire and direct staff in vaccinating, including orientation, onboarding, training, discipline, scheduling, and evaluation; and direct and assign work to nurse staff, including the time not in vaccine clinic. This position provides training, support and technical assistance; observes and checks off vaccination staff; provides oversite and answers technical questions from vaccination team; updates orders and trains staff on changes to vaccine orders; makes and implements plans for mentoring or training to correct errors. The individual will participate in planning with the vaccination team leadership and community liaisons; represents the role of vaccinator in determining appropriate vaccination mobile clinics and sites; and assists in prioritization of vaccine clinic requests. The person in this position will establish workflows, procedures and policies that assure accuracy and prevent vaccination errors; ensure internal workflows for the vaccination portion of clinics are functioning properly, and take action to adjust and improve as needed. In collaboration with the best practice researcher, PIO and liaisons, ensure public-facing information related to vaccines is accurate and consistent with internal COVID19 protocols; and assure vaccine administration record and vaccine information is current and accurate. They will stay up-to-date on best practices as it relates to vaccine administration by consulting with OHA, CC Health Officer and the CCPH best practices researcher. As supervisor, oversee stocking and organization of all necessary materials, supplies, and forms for vaccination clinics.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A licensed RN in Oregon; or at least three years of experience as an RN.
  • At least one year of experience supervising and/or directing the work of two or more personnel.
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with community and regional partners, health systems, and County staff to oversee operations of vaccine distribution and administration.
  • Ability to gather, interpret and manage data for supervising, evaluation and reporting.
  • Knowledge of lean tools for process and planning improvement.
  • Ability to interpret research and policies and develop corresponding procedures.
  • Ability to make program and customer service decisions bases upon best practices and trends.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and relate to a wide range of staff, clients and partners.
  • Skill to use Microsoft software – Outlook, Excel, Word.
  • Must pass a post offer, pre-employment drug test.
  • Must pass a criminal history check which may include national or state fingerprint records check.
  • Driving is required for County business on a regular basis or to accomplish work. Incumbents must possess a valid driver's license, and possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment.
  • Per the Oregon Health Authority, (OAR 333-091-1010 & OAR 333-019-1030), this position is subject to the mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement. Prior to the start of employment, the selected candidate must provide proof of full vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exception in place with the County as a qualification of employment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BSN or advanced degree in Public Health, Social Services, or similar degree.
  • Knowledge of COVID-19 disease and spread, and contact tracing system and goals.
  • Ability to apply COVID-19 safety measures in public events.
  • Knowledge of vaccine hesitancy and skills to address and communicate to dispel this hesitancy.
  • Knowledge of vaccine data system and importance of vaccine administration documentation.
  • Knowledge of vaccine inventory, storage and handling. Ability to strategize administration of vaccinations.

Hours and Duration

This position will work full time 40 hours per week and may include evenings and weekends.

As this is a temporary limited-duration position initially funded through June 30, 2023, a benefits package is not available until after 1 full month of employment.

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter (limited to one page) and a resume to: Jeannine Breshears, Program Manager at jeanninebre@clackamas.us. Questions please call 503-709-7488. 

Position will be open until filled.  First application review date will be: January 18, 2022 at 5:00 PM.

Phone:503-655-8459
Fax:503-742-5468
Email:jobs@clackamas.us

2051 Kaen Road Oregon City, OR 97045

Office Hours:

Monday to Thursday
7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For employment verification:
finance-payroll@clackamas.us