Compliance, Lvn

Harris County
Full Time TX 2223 W Loop S, Houston, TX 77027, United States
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Overview

About Harris County Public Health:
Harris County Public Health (HCPH) includes a network of more than 700 public health professionals working together to improve health outcomes for the third most populous county in the United States. HCPH provides a multitude of services such as medical and dental services, community programming, and health education for the approximately 2.3 million people in unincorporated Harris County. Through its core values of innovation, engagement, and health equity, HCPH strives to bring meaningful solutions to public health issues while keeping Harris County healthy and vibrant.

Position Overview:
Under general supervision, the Immunization Compliance LVN will administer vaccines, ensure proper storage and handling, and collect data for surveillance of vaccine-preventable diseases in adherence to the Texas Vaccines for Children (TVFC), Adult Safety Net (ASN) provider manual, and COVID-19 Provider Policy. Individuals in this role will be responsible for collaborating with local health agencies, private physicians, community groups, and jurisdictional Public Health Clinics to ensure the quality and effectiveness of the TVFC and ASN Programs and conduct provider quality assurance training, perform scheduled and unannounced site visits, following CDC and DSHS protocols.

The Immunization Compliance LVN is expected to perform tasks independently with a high degree of critical thinking, independent judgment, and problem-solving.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Vaccine Administration and Surveillance: Administers vaccines, manages storage and handling, and collects surveillance data for vaccine-preventable diseases.
  • Quality Assurance Training and Site Visits: Conducts provider Quality Assurance training, including scheduling and conducting both follow-up and unannounced site visits as per TVFC/ASN and COVID-19 Provider Policy.
  • Compliance Monitoring: Ensures adherence to the TVFC/ASN provider manual and COVID-19 Provider Policy through regular assessments and compliance checks.
  • Documentation and Reporting: Accurately completes documentation and data entry in PEAR and IQIP, and ensures all corrective actions and IQIP goals are thoroughly documented.
  • Provider Engagement: Conducts in-services and orientations for providers and collaborates with TVFC Private Providers and TMF Quality Healthcare Institute.
  • Communication and Team Coordination: Communicates effectively with the Immunization Coordinator and team members, addressing and resolving issues, and ensuring seamless team collaboration. 

Harris County is an Equal Opportunity Employer 
https://hrrm.harriscountytx.gov/Pages/EqualEmploymentOpportunityPlan.aspx
If you need special services or accommodations, please call (713) 274-5445 or email  

This position is subject to a criminal history check. Only relevant convictions will be considered and, even when considered, may not automatically disqualify the candidate.

Requirements

Education/Licensure/Certifications:
  • Must be licensed or eligible to practice as a Vocational Nurse in the State of Texas.
  • CPR certification required.
  • License and CPR certification must be maintained and current for continued employment.
  • Valid Driver's License
Experience:
  • At least two (2) years of experience in nursing

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, and ability to multi-task and adjust priorities as needed
  • Self-directed with a high degree of critical thinking, independent judgment, problem solving ability
  • Ability to analyze and report complex financial information to reach sound conclusions and make practical recommendations
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality when dealing with sensitive information
  • Ability to work well with public and staff members
  • Must use your personal mobile device for our Multifactor Authentication process


Core Competencies:Organizational Leadership
  • Understands the organizational mission
  • Understands ethics and public good; is concerned with public trust
  • Demonstrates respect for the opinions and beliefs of others


Collaboration
  • Contributes to an inclusive workplace where equity, diversity, inclusion, and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission
  • Demonstrates a sense of responsibility for the success of the group
  • Collaborates with others to improve quality and address needs
Innovation
  • Ability to adapt to change
Interpersonal Abilities/Personal Characteristics
  • Treats others with courtesy, sensitivity, and respect
  • Behaves in an honest, fair, and ethical manner
  • Assesses and recognizes own strengths and weaknesses
  • Uses sound judgment
  • Self-motivated
  • Organizes and maintains work environment to allow for maximum productivity

Communication
  • Communicates clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing


NOTE: Qualifying education, experience, knowledge, and skills must be documented on your job application. You may attach a resume to the application as supporting documentation, but ONLY the information stated on the application will be used for consideration.

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