PGY5+ | COVID-19 Vaccination Medical Officer | Virtual Role

Redstone Recruitment Pty Ltd
Sydney
Healthcare & Medical
Residents & Registrars
Contract/Temp
Posted 12d ago
PGY5+ | COVID-19 Vaccination Medical Officer | Virtual Role

This role is a fantastic opportunity for someone interested in working from the comfort of their own home. 

The Position: 
  • Monday – Friday
  • 0800 – 1700
  • Commencing 18 Oct ongoing until Feb 2022
  • Rate - $90 per hr
  • Providing clinical oversight of Covid-19 Clinics across multiple sites within a local health district. 
The Requirements: 
  • PGY5+ able to work independently without direct supervision
  • Completion of online Covid-19 vaccination training program (approx. 6 hours) and keeping abreast of training module updates
  • Keeping abreast of latest clinical guidance from ATAGI, Australian Government and NSW Health
  • Access to Covax online booking system
  • Access to NSW Health webmail
  • Access to eMR/Powerchart
The Responsibilities: 
  • Provide medical consultation for complex patients to assess suitability for vaccination and if required, liaise with the NSW Immunisation Specialist Service (NSWISS)
  • Provide counselling for fully informed consent for both AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccinations
  • Review referrals from General Practitioners and Specialists for high-risk vaccinations. Facilitate referrals to high risk vaccination clinics or allergy clinics if applicable. 
  • Review all alternative vaccine requests (e.g. change from AstraZeneca to Pfizer) and be responsible for approving or rejecting changes as appropriate
  • Review and approve requests for vaccinations outside recommended time frames
  • Provide medical support and guidance for vaccination clinic staff
The Daily Duties: 
  • Patient reviews
  • Review any patients identified by nursing/immunising staff (remotely)
  • Respond to any patient enquiries or concerns e.g. questions about vaccinations, contraindications, side effects, complications, etc.
  • Ensure referred inpatients are suitable for vaccination
  • CoVAX reviews
  • Respond to all patient and staff enquiries via email 
If you are interested in the position and would like to know more, please contact Jade on 0435 074 088 or jade@redstonegroup.com.au.

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