Authorising of vaccinators
The process within Toi Te Ora - Public Health Service for authorising an initial certified vaccinator
The nurse will complete the vaccinators authorisation application form and send the following evidence:
Current Annual Practicing Certificate (must include NCNZ number)
Proof of dated Indemnity Insurance Cover Letter (this can be requested by ringing the NZNO on 0800 283848)
Certificate of successful completion of IMAC Vaccinator Training Course (within the last 12 months). To find out about these courses please visit: www.immune.org.nz
Clinical assessment by an Immunisation Facilitator (within 6 months of attending a Vaccinator Training Course)
Current CPR certificate - Level 4 - airway and oxygen management
There are three options for sending through this information:
Toi Te Ora - Public Health Service
Administration Support Officer
PO Box 2120
Fax: 07 578 0883
The Medical Officer of Health will review the evidence. If all evidence is present and correct a certificate for two years practice will be issued. If any evidence is missing you will be advised and asked to provide this.
NB: Your certificate can not be issued until all the correct information has been received.