Vaccine Management Specialist
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LIC - Central DOHMH - Long Island City, NY
Vaccine Management Specialist

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.

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Vaccine Management 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 Vaccine Management Supply Specialist will assist in ensuring enrollment, vaccine orders, CDC vaccine storage and handling requirements are meant by participating providers. They will work with participating providers and facilities to ensure they are able to order, ready to receive and store covid-19 vaccine.  

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with the enrollment of NYC providers into the COVID-19 Vaccination Program
  • Receive, review, and approve enrollment submissions/applications and vaccine orders requested under the guidance of the Clinical Planning and Operations and the Vaccine Management Teams.
  • Conduct outreach to vaccinating providers regarding their enrollment status and their vaccine ordering capabilities and assist with placing vaccine orders.
  • Verify receipt of vaccine orders placed by providers.
  • Provide technical assistance to providers interested in enrolling in the NYC COVID vaccination program using the electronic system VPAS
  • Provide guidance regarding the Center for Disease Control and Preventions’ (CDC) storing and handling COVID-19 vaccine supply.
  • Conduct ongoing analysis of enrollment submissions data and COVID-19 vaccine order supply.
Qualifications
  • Experience in working with the health care community
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong problem solving and organizational skills, with ability to multi-task and track activities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications
  • Committed to the primary prevention of disease through vaccination
  • Master’s Degree in appropriate field, MPH required
  • Experience in SQL, SPSS or R programming preferred

 

There is a potential for this position to transition to DOHMH and therefore candidates must meet DOHMH eligibility requirements, including NYC residency.

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS

FPHNYC offers a comprehensive benefits package.  The salary range for this position is commensurate with education and experience.    

 

TO APPLY

To apply, send resume, with cover letter, including salary requested and how your experience relates to this position. We ask that you do not contact our staff directly and no phone inquiries please. Applicants who best match the position needs will be contacted.

 

The Fund for Public Health in New York City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages a diverse pool of candidates to apply.

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