Temporary COVID POD Flow Staff

City of Alexandria Health Department
301 King Street Suite 2500
Alexandria , VA 22314
United States

Category
Industry
Healthcare & Social Assistance
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Temporary

Job Description

Temporary COVID POD Flow Staff

Overview

Are you a hardworking individual who is eager to join our efforts to augment and expedite vaccinations in the community? Does your passion drive you to commit to a cause that could have a positive impact on many? If this is you, we invite you to apply to one of our temporary City of Alexandria Vaccination site opportunities. One of which is the Flow Staff whose purpose is to facilitate steady, efficient, and safe travel of clients throughout the site in a friendly manner which provides an organized and pleasant experience for the public during POD (Point of Distribution) vaccination events.

The Opportunity – Examples of Duties

  • Participate in the daily start-of-shift briefings to stay current on conditions specific to that day and ongoing procedures.

  • Work with logistics to ensure all supplies needed for the shift are available

  • Ensure signage, 6-foot distance markers, and other directional cues are clear and visible.

  • Direct clients through the POD in a clear and friendly manner

  • Outdoor role task may include: directing traffic, directing pedestrians, handing out onsite registration instruction sheets to patients

  • Indoor tasks may include: doing symptom and temperature screening, directing patients to registration and to the vaccination stations, providing information sheets

  • Alert the clinical staff to any patient that indicates they are having a reaction to the vaccine during their 15-minute waiting period

  • Wear PPE (Personal Protective equipment) appropriate to the assigned role (surgical mask for all roles and face shield or goggles for some roles)

Job Requirements
The Ideal Candidate

To be minimally qualified for this position all applicants must have completed some high school courses; and 0-3 years of relevant experience.



To be considered an ideal candidate, applicants must possess the above as well as: ability to follow protocols; ability to multi-task; be flexible and function well under stressful pressured situations; ability to problem-solve independently but report issues to a supervisor; excellent communication skills with colleagues, high-level customer service skills with the public and community organizations; be willing and able to work in indoor and outdoor settings in variable weather and stand for long periods of time. Medical Reserve Corps experience is preferred.



About the Department

Alexandria Health Department (AHD) is one of 35 health districts in Virginia. As part of the Virginia Department of Health, AHD serves the residents, businesses, and visitors of Alexandria and works closely with the City of Alexandria and community partners to achieve its mission and vision. AHD's mission is "Protecting and Promoting Health and Well-Being in Our Communities" and our vision is "Healthy People, Healthier Communities." We view "health" in the broadest sense, and this drives our path towards continuous health improvement with a focus on equity of the social determinants of health.



Notes

*Please note this is a 90 day temporary position with a possibility for an extension.

Schedule:

Hours: Typically 7:30AM-5:30PM. Days variable and will include weekend days. Total hours per week may range from 10-40 hours. Preference given to individuals willing to work multiple shifts per week and up to 40 hours. Must be flexible with work schedule, as hours and days are subject to change depending on vaccine availability.



Training:

Will receive training in Incident Command Structure (ICS) and following chain of command, Biosafety and correct use of personal protective equipment (PPE), and POD (Point of Dispensing) structure and procedures
Employer

301 King Street Suite 2500
Alexandria VA 22314
United States

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