The Fund for Public Health in New York City, (FPHNYC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to the advancement of the health and well-being of all New Yorkers. To this end, in partnership with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), FPHNYC incubates innovative public health initiatives implemented by DOHMH to advance community health throughout the city. It facilitates partnerships, often new and unconventional, between government and the private sector to develop, test, and launch new initiatives. These collaborations speed the execution of demonstration projects, effect expansion of successful pilot programs, and support rapid implementation to meet the public health needs of individuals, families, and communities across New York City.
DOHMH COVID-19 Vaccination Plan- Round 3 Supplemental Gotham Center, LIC
The mission of the Bureau of Immunization (BOI) is to prevent the occurrence and transmission of vaccine-preventable diseases, such as hepatitis A, hepatitis B, measles, mumps, influenza, human papillomavirus, and invasive pneumococcal disease, through immunization.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, BOI is developing and implementing a COVID-19 vaccination campaign to reduce the impact of the pandemic on the health care system and the NYC community. The campaign will focus on the equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccine, ensuring access to the most vulnerable New Yorkers.
The Program Enrollment Specialist for BOI will conduct activities critical to the success of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign. The incumbent will work with vaccine providers to ensure they are able to complete the enrollment process using the Vaccine Provider Agreement System (VPAS). In collaboration with the Clinical Planning and Operations and the Vaccine Management Teams, the Program Enrollment Specialist will assist in ensuring enrollment, vaccine storage and handling requirements are meant by participating providers.
- Assist with the enrollment of NYC providers into the COVID-19 Vaccination Program
- Under the guidance of the Clinical Planning and Operations and the Vaccine Management Teams, approve enrollment submissions/applications
- Conduct outreach to vaccinating providers to correct submission errors
- Provide guidance and technical assistance to vaccinating providers in storing and handling vaccine
- Conduct ongoing analysis of enrollment submissions data