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Minimum Qualifications Public candidates: Active list candidate on the New York State Department of Civil Service’s Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) eligible list #26-240 with a score of 100.0 or higher OR qualified 55B/C candidate in possession of a Bachelor’s or higher degree.
Permanent transfer candidates: Current Department of Health (DOH) employee with permanent or contingent-permanent status as a Public Health Field Services Representative 1 (G18); OR current NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service in a title eligible to transfer under Section 70.1, or Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law to a Public Health Field Services Representative 1 (G18), a Public Health Field Services Representative Trainee 1 (NS), or a Public Health Field Services Representative Trainee 2 (NS). You may be asked for a Social Security Number to verify your transfer eligibility. For more information on the types of transfers, transfer eligibility criteria, and the current transfer determinations for your title, visit the following website. https://careermobilityoffice.cs.ny.gov/cmo/gotit/index.cfm.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in public health or epidemiology. Knowledge of immunization and vaccine preventable disease. Excellent written, verbal and organizational skills. Ability to work independently. Public health field experience, and experience working with county health officials and private health care providers.
Duties Description The Public Health Field Services Representative 1/Trainee is part of the Bureau of Immunization field staff team in the Metropolitan Area Region (MARO). The incumbent will educate and assist local public health staff, immunization providers and members of the public in the area of immunization and vaccine preventable diseases. The incumbent’s primary function will be to conduct activities to ensure compliance with Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program requirements. Specific tasks include: Perform on-site assessments and inspections of VFC provider clinics for VFC storage and handling practices; Enroll and provide training for new immunization providers in the VFC program; Review VFC provider vaccine administration practices and adherence to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) Immunization schedule and general recommendations on vaccination practices; Provide education and technical assistance on vaccine-preventable diseases, immunizations, and vaccine storage and handling to VFC providers within MARO; Review immunization records, either by manual chart review or data available in the New York State Immunization Information System (NYSIIS), to determine provider immunization coverage levels; Provide feedback to providers on missed opportunities and how to improve immunization rates; Provide technical assistance and training to local health department staff regarding methods to assess and improve immunization rates; Conduct contract monitoring activities (including review of work plans and quarterly reports) for Immunization Action Plan (IAP) contracts with local health departments; Conduct audits in schools to monitor compliance with immunization laws; Conduct site visits at birthing hospitals and perform other activities related to perinatal hepatitis B prevention.
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Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume to Human Resources Management Group, JB/PHFSR1/22829, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237- 0012, or fax to (518)473-3395, or by email to email@example.com, with Reference Code JB/PHFSR1/22829 included in the subject line. Failure to include the required information in the subject line of your email or fax may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes will be accepted until December 31, 2018.