Immunization Nurse

  • Volunteer Opportunity posted by JAARS

Published:

12/07/2017

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

JAARS
North Carolina
United States

Description

Are you known for giving a good shot to patients needing immunizations? Do you have a heart to minister to those who have devoted years helping to give people God’s Word in their heart language?

The JAARS Health Clinic could use you! We serve those who serve on the JAARS campus, as well as providing medical support to those overseas. As a community service we also offer immunizations for church teams going overseas.

JAARS makes Bible translation and language development possible especially in the most remote and difficult places on earth. We would love to have you join our team!


Description

Serve as a knowledgeable deliverer of immunizations to patients needing typical USA and overseas immunizations, as well as patient education on malaria and staying healthy overseas.


  • ·        This is a full-time, volunteer or career staff that raises their support position
  • ·        Must be a U.S. citizen or green card holder to apply


Responsibilities

  • ·        Provide immunizations and other nursing services
  • ·        Maintains immunization vaccines, tracks usage, and requests supplies
  • ·        Assists the medical provider in the care of patients
  • ·        Performs nursing practices according to level of training and professional requirements
  • ·        May perform duties of nursing as a primary responsibility
  • ·        This is a .2 to .4 FTE position
  • ·        Demonstrate a deep and growing walk with the Lord Jesus that includes your personal growth and the ability to support others in their spiritual growth
  • ·        Embrace the vision, mission, and core values of JAARS, and help us live them effectively


Requirements and Experience Desired

  • ·        Must have current RN or LPN medical license in good standing with state of North Carolina
  • ·        Experience in patient care
  • ·        Experience or knowledge of diagnosis and treatment of tropical diseases is helpful but not required


JAARS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit Christian ministry located on a beautiful 500+ acre campus south of Charlotte, NC. We have nearly 100 guest housing units, recreational areas, a swimming pool, auto shop, mailroom, library, cafeteria, RV Park, childcare facilities, and youth ministries.

We have a variety of campus operations, housed in 20 buildings, with more than 500 JAARS and partner organization staff serving. We partner closely with SIL International, the organizations of the Wycliffe Global Alliance and with other organizations locally and globally.

JAARS vision is that people’s lives and communities are transformed as they experience God’s Word in their own language.

JAARS mission is to make Bible translation and language development possible, especially in the most remote and difficult places on earth. We do that by enabling locally appropriate and sustainable solutions in transportation, technology, media, and training.

JAARS Core Values 

Together in Christ, we commit to:

1.      Seek God Above All

2.      Serve in Love

3.      Act with Integrity

4.      Steward God’s Resources with Courage

5.      Pursue Excellence

6.      Collaborate with Respect

7.      Create a Culture of Innovation

Benefits

Housing Available

How To Apply

outreach@jaars.org

Opportunity

There are many key opportunities at JAARS for you to help make Bible translation possible around the world. Volunteers are a crucial part of every department; over 50% of the staff are volunteers. We could not provide significant technical and logistical support services without people like YOU!

Value

You will gain a new vision for missions and realize the lasting value of how your practical and technical skills are helping to transform lives around the world. Build meaningful and potentially lasting relationships with fellow volunteers and career staff. In the winter months, volunteers gather regularly for events such as breakfasts and game nights.

Service Length

Volunteers can serve from two weeks to many years. The types of positions available to you will depend on your abilities and especially, the length of your stay. For IT positions, a month of service is required. Longer-term volunteers are important in positions that require task continuity, training, or certifications.

Volunteer Requirements

  • ·        Proof of health insurance
  • ·        Be self-supported, or receive funds through another organization
  • ·        Ages 14-17 may serve if accompanied by a responsible adult
  • ·        Agreement with our Statement of Faith

Housing

A variety of short-term to one-year, on-campus, fully-furnished housing units are available for volunteers who serve a minimum of 40 hours per week per couple, or 20 hours per week per single. Units include phones, WiFi, kitchens, bedding, and towels. An RV park with hookups is also available. Call housing for pricing and to make reservations. 704.843.6020


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