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Job Title: Public Health Program Nurse - 22896
Job Number:
Organization: NYS Department of Health, Division of Epidemiology, Bureau of Immunization
Posted: 12/4/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Albany,  NY    USA
Compensation: Hiring Rate: $75,674 / Salary Grade: 24
Position Description: The Division of Epidemiology’s Bureau of Immunization seeks a Public Health Program Nurse to join the dynamic Clinical Immunization unit. The nurse will lead statewide outreach and education efforts to improve adult and adolescent immunization rates and will serve as the back-up for other program nurses to ensure continuity of critical clinical immunization activities. This position also has the potential for supervision of public health program staff. Activities will include: Conducting education, training, presentations, and targeted guidance to healthcare providers, healthcare facilities, and local health departments on best practices to improve adult and adolescent immunization coverage; Developing written educational materials and communiques to healthcare providers; Coordinating immunization components of NYS seasonal and pandemic influenza plans; Monitoring adult and adolescent immunization coverage rates to inform program activities; and assisting the Medical Director and Program Manager in the development of new initiatives designed to increase immunization rates.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: Provisional: a bachelor’s of science or higher degree in nursing; AND a current New York State license and registration as a professional registered nurse; AND four years of post-licensure nursing experience that include experie experience that include experience that includes at least one year of experience in public health and related health systems in one or more of the following areas: monitoring, diagnosing, investigating, disease prevention, surveillance and control activities, educating, researching, developing policies and initiatives, enforcing laws and regulations, assuring provision of health care, evaluating, and/or quality assurance activities in connection with the health status of individuals, populations in the community, and/or across populations. Substitution: A master of science in nursing may be substituted for one year of the general experience if not used to meet the educational minimum qualifications. **

Preferred Qualifications: In addition to the minimum requirements, preferred candidates should have excellent written, verbal and organizational skills; experience in immunization programs or initiatives; experience conducting outreach with healthcare and/or community partners; ability to coordinate and complete multiple activities; and knowledge of immunization recommendations and vaccine preventable diseases.

Organization Description:

Closing Date: 3/4/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Douglas Arthur,  Public Health Program Nurse - 22896
Contact Location: Corning Tower, Rm 2217
Empire State Plaza
Albany   NY  12237
Contact Location: Corning Tower, Rm 2217
  Empire State Plaza
  Albany   NY  12237
Contact Phone:  
Contact Fax: 518-473-3395
Contact Email:
Web Address:
How to Apply: Submit a resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, DJA/22896/PHPN, Room 2276, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237- 0012, or by email to, or by fax to (518) 473-3395 with a subject line DJA/22896/PHPN. Resumes will be accepted until December 15, 2017.

Additional Information: This is a *permanent, full-time appointment; ** Provisional pending examination. Occasional travel, including overnights and travel to areas that may not be served by public transportation is required (up to 10%).

The NYS Department of Health is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Web Site Delete Date: 3/4/2018