Immunization Training Specialist

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Bryan, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Immunization Training Specialist

Agency

Texas A&M University Health Science Center

Department

Primary Care & Population Health

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Bryan, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

What we believe

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .

Who we are

As one of the fastest-growing academic health centers in the nation, the Texas A&M University Health Science Center encompasses five colleges and numerous centers and institutes working together to improve health through transformative education, innovative research and team-based health care delivery.

What we want

The Health Science Center (HSC) is looking for an Immunization Training Specialist to serve as a member of the Primary Care & Population Health team. The Immunization Training Specialist, under general supervision, develops and delivers group and individual training programs. Acts as primary contact for Texas Vaccines for Children. Conducts site audits conducted by the state. Responsible for inventory control of all vaccines across the clinics. Reconciles FTP rejection reports to ImmTrac 2 for bidirectional reporting. Develops training for immunizations for both physicians and clinical staff. Will audit clinical staff documentation of immunizations in EMR for accuracy. Will meet regularly with practice management to review audit and plan for training and or development needs that have been identified. The successful applicant will bring an expert level of training experience to the position and understand the demands of supporting executives in a fast-paced environment. This person must be professional, enjoy working in a high-volume environment and be able to apply strong organizational skills while being flexible in their daily routine. We desire an individual who subscribes to and supports our commitment as stated above. If this is you, we invite you to apply to become a member of our team.

What you need to know

Salary: Compensation will be commensurate to selected hire’s experience.

Special Note: A cover letter and resume are strongly recommended. You may upload them on the application under the CV/Resume section.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Two years of related clinical experience

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others

  • Interpersonal and communication skills and ability to plan and organize effectively

  • Knowledge of HIPAA guidelines, general understanding of electronic medical record systems

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • LVN (with three years experience) or CMA (with five years experience)

  • One year of Texas Vaccines for Children coordination

  • Training in immunization practices

  • Experience working with diverse individuals and communities

Preferred Licenses and Certifications:

  • LVN or CMA

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications

  • Oral and written communication skills

  • Presentation skills

Responsibilities:

  • Training and Development - Develop , reviews and evaluates training material. Delivers trainings to staff and providers. May develop on-line training programs. Assists in identifying training needs of immunization administration, documentation and reporting. Coordinates training program schedules. Maintains training records. Will meet regularly with practice management to review audit and plan for training and or development needs that have been identified.

  • Audits and Assessments - Conducts skills assessments for staff and provider for immunizations. Audits documentation in EMR for accuracy.

  • Vaccine Management - Maintain and renew agreements with Texas Department of Health Services and ImmTrac2. Complete monthly vaccine inventory and reporting per DSHS requirements. Monitor ImmTrac2 reporting. Facilitates annual state audit by DSHS. Acts as primary contact for Texas Vaccines for Children. Conducts site audits conducted by the state. Reconciles FTP rejection reports to ImmTrac 2 for bidirectional reporting. Develops training for immunizations for both physicians and clinical staff. Perform other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


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