Immunization Program Specialist

State Of Arizona Phoenix , AZ 85002

Posted 4 weeks ago

ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES
150 N. 18th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007

"Promoting Health and Wellness for all Arizonans" is the motto of the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS). ADHS promotes and protects the health of Arizona's children and adults and sets the standard for personal and community health through direct care, science, public policy and leadership. ADHS is an award winning, nationally recognized department and is one of the largest in Arizona State Government with a budget of approximately 500 million dollars and workforce of approximately 1550 employees.

Visit our website at http://www.azdhs.gov

Immunization Program Specialist

Preparedness/Immunizations

JOB SUMMARY

The Immunization Program Specialist (IPS) is one of a team of 6 that complete program compliance visits and provide Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program education. There are over 750 VFC providers participate in the program in AZ.

What will I be doing in this job?

Planning, directing, and implementing site visits that assess VFC program compliance with VFC (VFA) enrolled sites

Planning, directing, and implementing immunization assessment and quality improvement (AFIX/IQIP/IDR/Cloud/ETC.) activities and visits at VFC (VFA) enrolled sites and schools/child care facilities

Providing technical assistance and education for immunization program compliance and accountability for VFC (VFA) provider sites as outlined in the AZ VFC Operations Guide, for provider offices, school/child care staff, and as directed by program leadership

Creating, conducting trainings related to work assignments as directed by program leadership

Completing required reporting, documentation, and data collection for all work activities as defined by program leadership

Providing routine communication (email, phone, face to face) for provider staff, school/child care staff, and internal staff in a timely and professional manner. This is to include reporting these communications in Tracker as defined by program leadership

Attending meetings and trainings, to increase staff understanding of program roles and requirements, as assigned by program leadership

What does this job require?

Knowledge of Public health practices

Knowledge or ability to gain knowledge about vaccines; dosing schedules, storage and handling, shipping and management

Program planning and evaluation

Vaccine inventory practices, program rules, regulations, requirements, policies as well as childcare and school immunization requirement

Outstanding written and oral communication skills

Clearly explain all of the rules and requirements of the immunization program, detail verbally and in writing the findings at all program visits

Microsoft, Google and ASIIS skills are also needed or must quickly be learned

Communicate with providers in a variety of situations-retaining professional attitude and excellent relational skills.

Conduct research and write reports

Learn, utilize and teach technology (ASIIS, Tracker, other).

Conduct presentations in front of an audience

Solve or resolve issues that providers have with program requirements; using these situations as teachable moments

Provide training as directed by leadership

Travel across AZ to provide program related visits

Maintain good relationships with internal staff and program provider staff

Support a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of public employment, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination

What are the preferred qualifications for this job?

Bachelor's degree in public health, healthcare administration, social work or related discipline
2+ years' work experience in public health, healthcare, or a related field

All Arizona State employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results. State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

Benefits

The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:

High quality selection of medical and dental insurance plans

Retirement plan

Generous separate leave banks (Vacation and Sick)
10 paid holidays per year

Deferred compensation plan

Wellness program and plans

Award winning Infant at Work program

Life insurance and long-term disability insurance

Short-term disability insurance

Credit union membership

Transit subsidy

Central location with covered parking

Employment Requirements

May require possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver's license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.

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Having trouble applying for this position?

Email [email protected] or call 602-542-4700 for assistance.


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