Post Date: 05/13/2019
Close Date: 05/27/2019
Close date: 5/27/2019
Salary: $4221 to $6162 monthly
Location: Portland, OR
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Oregon Immunization Program, Oregon’s Vaccines for Children Program (VCF) in Portland, OR is recruiting for a Vaccines for Children (VCF) Coordinator to act as the coordinator of the statewide, federally funded Vaccines for Children (VFC) program within the Immunization Program's Provider Services Team (PST). The Oregon Immunization Program works to reduce the incidence of vaccine-preventable disease in Oregon. Our staff members seek to identify and promote evidence-based public health best practices to both the public and health care professionals throughout the state. In addition to education, the Oregon Immunization Program provides technical assistance and quality improvement services for both public and private practices.
What will you do?
As the Vaccines for Children (VCF) Coordinator, you will be responsible for the effective implementation, performance, and evaluation of VFC quality assurance and improvement activities among all public and private immunization clinicians in Oregon. You will plan, design and oversee projects, develop and evaluate work procedures and set program objectives. You will integrate program activities with other government and private sector groups and advise staff on policies, procedures and program implementation.
What's in it for you?
You will work with a team of public health professionals who are passionate about the work they do to reduce the incidence of disease in Oregon. Do you have experience coordinating a public health program related to immunizations? Do you have experience in public health quality improvement? Do you possess demonstrated leadership and team facilitation skills and experience? If so, we want to connect with you!
What are we looking for?
• Bachelor’s degree in public health or a related field plus two years of experience coordinating a public health program OR any combination of experience and/or education that supports the knowledge and skills listed for the.
• Experience with immunizations across the lifespan.
• Experience with public health program design, implementation and evaluation.
• Experience with quality assurance and continuous quality improvement.
• Demonstrated leadership and training facilitation experience.
• Experience organizing and facilitating teams; and encouraging group dynamics.
• Must have training in risk communications
• Experience maintaining detailed documentation for records retention.
• Experience with computer applications such as Word, Excel, Outlook and databases.
• Excellent customer service skills for both internal and external customers.
• Professional, diplomatic verbal and written communication skills, as well as group facilitation skills
• Good team player skills, including the willingness to collaborate, share information, and contribute to the team's success.
• Valid Oregon Driver License and good driving record required for work-related travel. May also travel out-of-state by plane.
• Ability to work some evenings or weekends in response to emergency public health events.
• Experience promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, follow the link below and complete the online application and all supplemental questions: