Apply early! Application review begins on March 19,
2021. This recruitment is open continuous. The hiring
authority reserves the right to make a hiring decision and/or to
close the recruitment at any time.
The mission of the Department of Health is to protect and
improve the health of the people of Washington State. The work of
this office is focused on immunizations, a cornerstone of public
health work to reduce morbidity and mortality from vaccine
preventable disease. These Provider Site Visit
Specialist positions perform quality assurance activities in
accordance with state and federal requirements for COVID-19 vaccine
response by providing education, training, and technical assistance
to participating healthcare providers regarding COVID-19 program
components, requirements, and guidelines, and to assure healthcare
providers are in compliance with COVID-19 vaccine storage and
handling, administration, and reporting requirements.
This recruitment is for multiple full-time, project Health
Services Consultant 2 (HSC 2) positions in the Office of
Immunization and Child Profile, Division of Prevention and
Currently, these positions may be located anywhere within the
State of Washington. We have filled all of the positions in Western
Washington but are still looking to fill positions in Eastern
Washington. These project positions are home-based and are
currently funded through June 30, 2022.
About the Department of Health
Washington State Department of Health (DOH) works with federal,
state, tribal, and local partners to help people in Washington stay
healthy and safe. Our programs and services help prevent illness
and injury, promote healthy places to live and work, provide
education to help people make good health decisions, and ensure our
state is prepared for emergencies.
Benefits of Working for DOH
Washington is America's Top State according to U.S. News (2021)
and provides one of the most competitive benefits packages in the
Tumwater is a vibrant city just south of Olympia, the state's
capital, with a small-town feel conveniently situated between
Seattle and Portland. Tumwater enjoys the benefits of an engaged
and educated community and a well-supported school system, with two
universities and a community college within a ten-mile radius.
- A healthy life/work balance by offering flexible schedules
and telework options for many positions.
- Growth and development opportunities.
- A wellness program that offers education, access to
healthy food, and fitness classes.
- Opportunities to serve your community through meaningful
- A commitment to diversity and inclusion by fostering an
inclusive environment that encourages all employees to bring their
authentic selves to work.
- An Infant at Work Program that is based on the long-term health
values of breastfeeding newborns and infant-parent
- A modernized workplace.
- Conduct site visits, follow-up visits, and training with
participating healthcare providers to ensure compliance with
federal and state policies.
- Enroll new providers into the COVID-19 Vaccine Program.
- Provide consultation, education, and technical assistance to
newly participating COVID-19 healthcare providers to ensure
successful implementation of program policies and standards.
- Develop training/education materials for healthcare provider
staff related to the COVID-19 Vaccine Program as needed or
- Prepare and submit site visit review reports to CDC, assuring
compliance with all federal COVID-19 grant reporting
- Participate in meetings, task forces, coalition groups, and
other community activities to develop partnerships and
collaborative efforts related to improving immunization rates.
- Assist with emergency response activities as assigned to
support agency efforts.
What we're looking for
Success in this position requires one to be a team player,
defined as having a driving passion for the work, bringing humility
to their job and people interactions, and understanding how their
words and actions affect others.
(Experience may be gained concurrently.)
- Option 1: Bachelor's degree or higher.
- Option 2: Two (2) years of professional management or
consultative experience, preferably in a health services
- Two (2) or more years of experience providing education,
consultation, and technical support, preferably to health care
providers, public health staff, or other professional staff.
- Two (2) or more years providing customer service, preferably to
providers and local health departments in a public health
- Bachelor's degree in public health, health care administration,
public administration or business administration or allied
- Two (2) years of paid professional experience conducting and
supporting accountability and quality assurance for meeting state
and federal requirements for a public health program.
- One (1) year of paid professional experience working in a state
or local immunization or communicable disease program.
Intrigued? We'd love to hear from you. Click "Apply" to
submit your detailed application profile along with the
- A letter of interest, describing how you meet the specific
required and desired qualifications for this position
- A current resume.
- Three (3) or more professional references, to be included in
your profile. Please include at least one supervisor, peer, and (if
you have supervised staff) a subordinate.
Important Note: Do not attach documents that contain private
information (social security number, date of birth, transcripts,
etc.) or documents that are password protected. These documents
will not be reviewed and may cause errors within your application
when downloaded. Veterans, please feel free to attach a copy of
your redacted DD214.
The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is an equal
opportunity employer. DOH strives to create a working
environment that is inclusive and respectful. It is our
policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color,
national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity,
age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability
in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of our
Conditions of Employment/Working Conditions
With or without an accommodation, I am willing and able to:
Perform work in a home-based work environment located anywhere
within the State of Washington.
Standard business hours are Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to
Occasionally work in excess of normally scheduled hours to meet
Occasionally travel, as needed, either alone or with another
person, overnight, for several days and/or out of state.
Legally operate a state or privately owned
vehicle OR provide alternative transportation while on
- Participate in emergency response activities and when the
Agency Coordination Center is activated.
If you have questions, need alternative formats or other
assistance please contact Cher Williams at (360) 236-4545,
firstname.lastname@example.org, or TDD Relay at 1-800-833-6384 or 711
(Washington Relay). Technical support is provided by NEOGOV,
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This recruitment may be used to fill other positions of the same
job classification across the agency. Once all the
position(s) from the recruitment are filled, the recruitment may
only be used to fill additional open positions for the next sixty