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#102912 Provider and Community Specialist

University of California - San Diego San Diego, CA
  • Expired: December 05, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

#102912 Provider and Community Specialist
Filing Deadline: Tue 12/17/2019
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UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 12/05/19 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 12/17/19. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Under the direction of the Program Director, the Provider and Community Specialist (PCS)/Resident Rotation Coordinator (RRC) is responsible for the management, design, implementation, and evaluation of the Pediatric Immunization Program and Residency Rotation Curriculum program targeting over 500 providers and medical training schools who vaccinate children. The PCS/RRC uses the results of a coverage rate assessment to assist with planning comprehensive educational interventions addressing best practices in immunization.
The PCS/RRC will monitor providers who participate in the San Diego Regional Immunization Registry and provide quality assurance indicators and will follow up with the SDIR implementation strategies to reduce errors and/or incomplete records. By developing relationships with key stakeholders in the immunization community and obtaining expert knowledge on vaccine reimbursement, pay for performance indicators, and the impact of accrediting bodies and health plans on providers, the PCS/RRC develops interventions that work within the provider's delivery system.
The PCS/RRC also promotes educational opportunities for physicians including the CDC and CDLHN satellite courses. The PCS/RRC develops marketing strategies to continually immunization providers and provides San Diego Immunization Registry (SDIR). The overall goal of the program is to increase vaccination rates for children in San Diego.
+ Bachelor's Degree in related area; and/or equivalent experience/training.
+ A minimum of two (2+) or more years of healthcare and/or training experience.
+ Excellent communication, verbal, written and active listening skills. Service oriented and responsive to questions and requests. Ability to interact in a professional, resourceful, and courteous manner.
+ Proven experience providing direct professional education/training to physicians, nurses, allied health professionals and medical practice office staff.
+ Strong ability to negotiate and problem solve with physicians to effect change in practice and management behaviors.
+ Thorough knowledge of educational technology and systems. Ability to troubleshoot and triage related technology issues.
+ Investigative, data analysis, and reporting skills. Ability to generate computer reports, checking for errors, correcting and submitting accurate reports. Skills include entering, maintaining, extracting, and analyzing data in electronic systems.
+ Demonstrated experience in quality assurance, research and/or evaluation to assess and improve delivery of health care.
+ Computer proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint (intermediate level), and Access; email; Internet. Graphics and publishing programs helpful, but not required.
+ Excellent written communication. Ability to generate program summaries, statistical reports and presentation materials. Experience with planning manuscripts for publication helpful, but not required.
+ Knowledge of the San Diego Regional Immunization Registry Software.
+ Nursing and healthcare experience.
+ Demonstrated ability to effectively read, write and interpret in Spanish.
+ Master's Degree in Health Education, Public Health, Community Organization or related field and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
+ Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
+ Flexible hours may be required, including evenings and weekends.
+ Work Location: San Diego County Health Services Complex on Rosecrans Street.

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UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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San Diego, CA
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