East Tennessee State University

East Tennessee State University

COVID Vaccine Manager

United States

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Position Information

Job Title COVID Vaccine Manager

Department Office of Practice Pay Grade 10 Job Category Administrative Job Summary

Note: This is a full-time position with benefits that is 100% grant funded. The funding and this position will dissolve on June 30, 2024.

ETSU Health received grant funding to provide COVID-19 vaccines to socially vulnerable areas in northeast Tennessee. This will be achieved through a hub and spoke model with a mobile vaccination team. A hub clinic will secure the vaccine and distribute it to four spoke clinics while a mobile team provides services in the community. This position will be based at the hub clinic, the Johnson City Community Health Center.

Responsible to the Clinic Director for the oversight of COVID-19 vaccinations throughout the hub, spoke, and mobile teams; responsible for COVID-19 vaccine management; coordination and scheduling of a mobile team for vaccine outreach; communication, documentation, and continuing education with the Tennessee Department of Health; supports the clinic in patient-care and non-patient care ways; serves as a vaccine coordinator with the state and is responsible for temperature control, inventory, and TennIIS; and performing other duties as assigned.

The value of employment at ETSU goes far beyond salary. Regular benefited ETSU employees enjoy a full range of benefits, services, and programs including paid time off & leave, paid holidays, health and life insurance, retirement, access to University facilities and services, and much more! Check out the ETSU Human Resources Benefits page for additional information. https: // www. etsu.edu/human-resources/benefits/.

ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should demonstrate commitment and contribute to fostering and advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Disclaimer: The Job Summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals in this classification. It is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Management reserves the right to revise the job or require different tasks to be performed as assigned to reflect changes in the position. Employees must be able to perform the position's essential functions satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to fulfill all the expectations of the RN Scope of Practice.
  • Knowledge of state institution procedures. Knowledge of TennIIS.
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively within a diverse clinical setting (patients, staff, residents, physicians, ETSU departments, community agencies, etc.).
  • Ability to analyze, revise, and develop nursing policies and procedures.
  • Ability to effectively coordinate clinical staff, including the ability to train employees, solve staffing shortage challenges, manage daily patient flow within the clinic, provide coaching and mentoring, handle conflict, and offer solutions, etc.
  • Ability to present training in a clear, concise manner; ability to evaluate training outcomes and make adjustments as necessary.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions, both in daily scenarios and in emergency situations.
  • Ability to handle confidential information appropriately, maintaining compliance with HIP AA regulations.
  • Knowledge of various state, federal, and agency regulations (ETSU, OSHA, CUA, Vaccines for Children, etc.) and ability to manage data, maintain compliance, and fulfill requirements as needed.
  • Ability to coordinate, analyze, and synthesize data.
  • Ability to utilize electronic health records and the Tennessee Immunization Information System for daily operations and the ability to train others.
  • Ability to use standard office equipment (fax, scanner, etc.). Ability to use various Office 365 programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Teams.
  • Knowledge of various patient referral/educational resources and ability to refer patients and distribute information discreetly and professionally.
  • Knowledge of ICD and CPT coding.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job across various settings in the clinic and/or community. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb, reach, and balance. The employee must occasionally lift, carry, push, pull, and/or move more than 100 pounds. The employee must be able to perceive and respond to sounds and alarms; communicate effectively with others; and have sufficient vision regarding near, distance, color, peripheral, and depth perception as well as the ability to observe and monitor situations in full and dimmed light. the employee may stand, walk, and/or sit in various settings for up to 12 hours at a time in addition to preparation and closure of a clinical shift. Rapid mobility may also be required on occasion. Physical expectations of an assigned clinical facility may vary and be subject to change.

    Stress levels may be high due to frequently dealing with numerous students, patients, family members, and other healthcare providers. This position demands concentration and the ability to work in emotionally charged situations.

    Required Qualifications

  • New RN graduates may apply but must obtain an RN license within 60 days of hire.
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Nursing.
  • TN or compact state Registered Nurse (RN) licensure.
  • Advanced nursing skills and techniques.
  • Preferred Qualifications Salary 50,775

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number AS01107P

    Is this position subject to a criminal background check? Yes Is any part of the funding for this posting coming from a grant or outside funding source? Yes FLSA Status Exempt Open Date 05/08/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

    Pursuant to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Vaccine mandate, candidates may be required to show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis for exemptions to this requirement in accordance with applicable law.

    An official transcript will be required upon hire. Copies and/or unofficial transcripts will be acceptable for application purposes only.

    Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

    The closing date for this posting is subject to change without notice to applicants.

    Supplemental Questions

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    Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Transcripts
  • Certifications
  • Optional Documents

  • Other
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    COVID Vaccine Manager


    East Tennessee State University


    United States


    May 25, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 11, 2023

    Job type



    Medicine,Social Science