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

Redstone Recruitment Pty Ltd
Healthcare & Medical
Residents & Registrars
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

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