Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer COVID-19 Vaccine Administrator

Want to be part of the COVID-19 solution? Vaccinations for our frontline workers are starting to arrive and we are looking for licensed/certified clinical volunteers to assist in getting our community members vaccinated.

The City of Fishers looking for a volunteer vaccine administrator to join the effort to vaccinate our community members against COVID.

This is a temporary, volunteer position responsible for vaccine administration and documentation. Positions are located within our clinics and/or at a high-volume COVID vaccine drive-through site and/or pop-up sites in Fishers, Indiana. This position is not eligible for benefits.

The Temporary COVID-19 Vaccination Administrators for the Fishers Health Department reports to the Testing and Vaccine Site Supervisor and the Public Health Director. The COVID-19 Vaccination Administrators provide vaccination and medical support to the COVID-19 Vaccination Site for the Fishers Health Department. Register to volunteer.

Examples of Duties

  • Performs public health COVID-19 vaccinations for patients in accordance with State and local Health Department standing orders. 
  • Responsible for providing excellent customer service to clients including verifying correct client identification and demographic information, appropriate vaccination documentation as required, and patient education.
  • Responsible for accurate data entry into the Indiana State Department of Health database as directed. 
  • Educates clients regarding COVID-19 virus risk reduction, specifically information on isolation, quarantine, mask wearing, hand hygiene, and social distancing, when applicable, and discusses vaccine information and answers questions. 
  • Responsible for practicing infection control measures including appropriate donning and doffing of personal protection equipment (PPE). 
  • May assist with drawing up vaccines and/or with reconstitution of vaccines.
  • May assist with other medical tasks during post-vaccination observation or in the medical response area. 
  • Assists with inventory management of clinic supplies when necessary. 
  • Performs all other duties as assigned. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Applicants must have one of the following certifications and/or licenses to administer vaccines: Advanced EMT, Paramedic Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Registered Nurse (RN), Nurse Practitioner (NP), Physician Assistant (PA), or be a currently licensed Physician, Dentist, or Pharmacist; 
  • CPR Certification preferred.
  • Strong abilities, experience, and confidence in providing vaccinations are preferred. 
  • Medical terminology knowledge required. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as excellent customer service skills overall. 
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office and other job-related computer software; 
  • Excellent data entry skills necessary. 
  • Excellent knowledge of infection prevention and control and donning and doffing of personal protective equipment (PPE) required.

Thank you for considering gifting your volunteered time to Fishers Health Department.

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