The overlying function of this position is to provide support between the Chicago Department of Public Health Immunization Program and external partners. Primary among these external partners are the Chicago Vaccines for Children enrolled healthcare providers and the Illinois Department of Public Health, which is the owner of the Illinois Comprehensive Automated Immunization Registry Exchange (I-CARE).
The position will be responsible for a wide range of data interpretation, establishment of procedures or policies, setting priorities, goals and objectives for I-CARE projects, and implementation of program strategies for meeting the goals. The IIS Project Coordinator will have frequent interaction with other managers and directors, participate in various internal and community based committees, and may represent the program at both internal and external meetings, conferences and workgroups.
Manage program-level projects and coordinate priorities within the Chicago I-CARE domain;
Assist with strategic planning for Chicago I-CARE domain and translate program strategy into operational practices;
Prioritize operational tasks and activities based on available funding, mandates and program deliverables;
Participate in or lead quality improvement or quality assurance efforts for the Chicago I-CARE domain, including coordination of quality control reports;
Evaluate program operations data; recommend actions to improve completeness and accuracy of data and to streamline operational processes;
Provide technical and program support to IIS partners, process requests or resolve issues from customers (internal and external), and other stakeholders;
Coordinate marketing, onboarding and training for VFC and non-VFC Chicago providers;
Assess training needs for individuals and organizations and arranges for needed training;
Explore and recommend technology solutions and/or automation of key processes;
Oversee data and information management;
Ensure implementation of best practices related to data management
Perform related duties as required
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Public or Business Administration, Social Sciences, Planning or a related field, plus three years of progressively responsible experience in program administration, or an equivalent combination of training and experience is required.
Preference will be given to candidates possessing the following:
Previous experience managing information system data transactions
Previous experience documenting status and outputs of projects and processes
Previous experience applying quality management and improvement tools and processes
Proficient in MS Office
Previous experience providing customer service and managing relationships
Must apply for position at https://www.cityofchicago.org/Jobs
All employees of the City of Chicago must be actual residents of the City as outlined in 2-152-050 of the City of Chicago Municipal Code. Proof of residency will be required.
The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) serves 2.7 million people living in 77 community areas and millions of commuting workers and visitors each year. In 2016, our operating budget was $157 million dollars with a budgeted staff of 614 located at 23 different work sites to improve the health outcomes of Chicago residents through policies and programs.