With our 4.01 app release (released on December 28th, 2021) we have introduced the 'Optional Vaccination Requirement' Feature! With Covid-19 still very much dominating how we work and interact with people, we wanted to make our app even safer and more transparent for all our members!
It's important to note:
This update is not because of a government order, mandate or regulation. It's part of our commitment to make consistently happy matches based on the individual preferences of dental professionals and dental offices.
It's not our place to dictate or influence public or workplace policies. All we care about is respecting individual preferences and helping match those who have compatible preferences.
So here's the news and update!
Because some offices have a policy now that to work at their office, one must be fully vaccinated (meaning have received 2 doses of the mRNA vaccine or 1 dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine), now when an office is posting a shift, they are able to state whether they require any temporary hygienist or assistant coming into their office to be Fully Vaccinated based on their office's policy.
If an office states they do require you to be fully vaccinated (you will see a blue Vaccine icon beside the shift), you see that before you apply to the shift to make sure you can meet that requirement. If you can't or would rather not provide your Full Covid-19 Vaccination record, then you are required not to apply to that shift and find a different shift and office that does not need this (you won't see the blue vaccine icon beside the shift if the office does not have a Required Vaccine Policy)
What's great about this feature is that it protects all our members because it simply gives you more information to base your shift decisions on and facilitates shift matches based on preferences! This allows offices to provide more information about their office and shift requirements and still gives our hygienist and assistant members complete autonomy over what shifts they want to work, with this added extra piece of information! When you are viewing shifts, if there is a blue vaccine icon beside the shift then you know the office requires everyone to be vaccinated and you can make the informed decision about which shifts you want to work.
Remember: If you see this icon beside a shift, this is the posting dental office indicating that this is their office's policy, it has nothing to do with TempStars or us imposing policies. We're just trying to keep making happy matches and making our platform and your experiences as transparent and safe as possible :) Happy Temping!