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Vaccine Management Specialist, Bureau of Immunization

Health with NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH)

Employment Type and Schedule Full-time

Salary $63,053 - $72,511 per year

Work Location NYC All Boroughs

Last Updated Last updated on Mar 13, 2023

Description Description

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) Bureau of Immunization (BOI) Citywide Immunization Registry (CIR) is a central record-keeping system established by DOHMH to track the immunization status of individual children and adults, monitor immunization levels in the population in a timely manner, and implement publicly purchased vaccine ordering, management, and accountability. The CIR is accessible to licensed health care providers, parents and agencies authorized by the DOHMH for the retrieval of immunization records for the purpose of ensuring that children and adults receive all required immunizations and are, thereby, protected from vaccine-preventable diseases.


Work with the CDC as a liaison to manage vaccine tracking, returns and wastage.

Conduct investigations into provider site temperature excursion incidents; coordinates activities to resolve problems identified.

Create and submit annual audit reports for various health care entities.

Perform ad-hoc data analyses, fulfills data requests on an as needed basis.

Perform outreach to provider on various VFC and CIR issues.

Train providers on vaccine ordering and management, CIR reporting and vaccine accountability issues.

Prepare abstracts, articles, and presentations for national, regional, and local conferences and meetings to disseminate the findings of research projects.

Perform research activities focusing on VFC vaccine management and accountability.

Requirements Requirements

1. A master’s degree in epidemiology or in public health with a minimum of 12 graduate credits in epidemiology from an accredited college or university; or

2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, supplemented by the successful completion of PRINCIPLES OF EPIDEMIOLOGY (#3030-G) or (#SS1000), a
course for health professionals, given by the Centers for Disease Control, U.S. Public Service and one year of satisfactory full-time experience as a health professional in a position which requires data collection and the reading and interpretation of medical charts and medical information in support of surveillance and epidemiologic investigations; or

3. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and two years of satisfactory full-time experience as described in “2” above.