Implementation Specialist
University of California San Francisco - Los Angeles, CA

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Institute for Global Health

UCSF Institute for Global Health is dedicated to improving health and reducing the burden of disease in the world's most vulnerable populations. The Immunization Program in the California Department of Public Health is located within the Institute of Global health. The Immunization Program provides leadership and support to public and private sector in an effort to protect the population against vaccine-preventable diseases. It integrates UCSF expertise in all of the health, social, and biological sciences, and focuses that expertise on pressing issues in global health. GHS works with partners in countries throughout the world to achieve these aims.

Job Overview

The Implementation Specialist will be responsible for provider retention, recruitment and outreach, and enrollment implementation for prospective and existing California Immunization Registry (CAIR) users, including clinics, single and multiple physician private practices, hospitals, health plans, schools, day care centers and government or community programs that would benefit from accessing the information contained in the Immunization Registry.

The Implementation Specialist will conduct assessments of the use of CAIR and the quality of data being entered into CAIR by participating providers.
The Implementation Specialist collaborates with co-workers, jurisdictional representatives, peers in other regional registries and, members of the Immunization Branch CAIR team. The Implementation Specialist will be required to work throughout the region and across jurisdictional boundaries.
Note: This is a full-time position currently funded until 6/30/2013 with the possibility of an extension.

About UCSF
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.

Required Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) in public health, human services, health care or equivalent combination of education and experience; at least one year of experience in human service, health care field, education or medical clinic management
• Experience with time management systems or calendars (e.g. Outlook)
• Strong problem solving skills, ability to work independently, and willingness and ability to learn any required technology
• Experience with electronic health records – preferably CAIR or other immunization registry application
• Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work assignments
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
• Ability to secure reliable transportation to perform the essential job functions of the position
• Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills
Preferred Qualifications
• Three years of experience in human service, health care field, education or medical clinic management
• Microsoft Excel and Access experience
• Experience making presentations to small or large size groups
• Knowledge of vaccines and immunization schedules and medical practice management
• Experience in a public health or medical clinic setting

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