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Immunization Information System Exchange Coordinator (ITSA - Journey) DOH5363

Company: State of Washington
Location: Olympia
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

The Immunization Information System (IIS) Exchange Coordinator is responsible for providing system administration, quality assurance analysis, IT project coordination and IIS Exchange coordination needs for the Office of Immunizations and Child Profile (OICP) within the Division of Prevention and Community Health (PCH). This position serves as a professional Health Level 7 (HL7) exchange coordinator and application subject matter expert for the Office of Immunization and Child Profile (OICP) Washington State Immunization Information System (WAIIS). Working independently and on work teams, this position is responsible for leading onboarding implementation, connectivity, coordination, and support for healthcare organizations, health plans, tribal agencies, and other state and local agencies interested in electronic data exchange of immunization information with the Washington State Department of Health. The incumbent will often provide informatics consultation and use SQL skills and knowledge to develop database queries and analyze data when troubleshooting system and data quality issues. This position is responsible for usability, user acceptance, and regression testing of functionality related to data exchange and manages bug tickets submitted to the vendor. The IIS Exchange Coordinator is a subject matter expert on standards and interoperability and provides application support, database support, and technical assistance using knowledge of SQL to query and analyze data for internal and external users. This position provides direct support with system functionality, OICP processes and procedures, data exchange and interoperability with other systems. In addition, this position provides quality assurance analysis, project coordination and communication for resources in these organizations that are responsible for supporting and maintaining operation of the WAIIS infrastructure, application, and database, including consultation for all WAIIS change requests, participation in agile/iterative development cycles, application release and patch deployment, maintenance schedules, and database administration. Note: This is a twelve (12) month full-time non-permanent, journey-level IT System Administration position within Health Technology Solutions (HTS), Solutions Design and Project Support (SDPS), Project Management Office. HTS is the central organization within the Department of Health (DOH) that serves the Information Technology (IT) needs of over 1,800 employees and 400 IT systems. DOH has four program divisions - Environmental Public Health, Disease Control and Health Statistics, Health Systems Quality Assurance (HSQA), Prevention and Community Health - plus agency central administration. Initial review will be frequent and on-going. Apply early 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 (2019) and provides one of the most competitive benefits packages in the nation. 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. DOH offers: 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 work. 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 bonding. A modernized workplace. 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. Required Qualifications Option 1: A Bachelor's degree or higher in Information Technology or a closely related field and four (4) or more years of professional IT experience. OR Option 2: An Associate's degree; and six (6) years of professional experience of IT quality assurance, project coordination/management experience, and/or database management, or business analysis or closely allied field. OR Option 3: Eight (8) years of professional experience of IT quality assurance, project coordination/management experience, and/or database management, or business analysis or closely allied field. And Two (2) years Health Level 7 (HL7) Messaging experience. Application Process Intrigued? We'd love to hear from you. Click "Apply" to submit your detailed application profile along with the following: A letter of interest, describing how you meet the specific required 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 workforce. This is a position covered by a bargaining unit for which the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE) is the exclusive representative. Conditions of Employment/Working Conditions With or without an accommodation, I am willing and able to: Legally operate a state or privately owned vehicle or provide alternative transportation. Occasionally work in excess of 40 hours per week and/or to adjust normally scheduled hours, which may include evening and weekends. Occasionally travel statewide to attend meeting which may include overnight stays and evening work. Assist with emergency response or incident management activities as assigned. The duty station for this position is Tumwater, WA. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, telework (mobile-work) is currently expected. When approved to return, the incumbent is expected to report to the duty station for work activities. An alternative work schedule may be considered upon request and supervisor approval. Telework - once returned to the duty station for work activities, may be considered upon request with supervisory approval. If you have questions, need alternative formats or other assistance please contact Skyler Jones at (360) 236-4408, Skyler.jonesdoh.wa.gov, or TDD Relay at 1-800-833-6384 or 711 (Washington Relay). Technical support is provided by NEOGOV, 855-524-5627 (can't log in, password or email issues, error messages). SUBSCRIBE to DOH Job Alerts Only applicants who follow the directions and complete the Application Process in-full will have their responses reviewed for consideration. Education and experience selected, listed and/or detailed in the Supplemental Questions must be verifiable on the detailed applicant profile submitted. 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 (60) days.

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