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Student Immunization Compliance Officer

Student Immunization Compliance Officer

ID 
2017-2709
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-MA-Boston
Category 
Staff

More information about this job

Overview

For nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare world. We take pride in our history, yet are motivated by a curiosity about the future. That’s why we are constantly updating our state-of-the-art labs, innovating our curriculums, and adding programs to coincide with the needs of an ever-changing healthcare landscape.

 

Faculty and staff continue to bring their talents and skills to MCPHS University to contribute to our mission of guiding and supporting students toward successful and sustainable careers in healthcare. Whatever position an employee holds, their efforts make an important impact on the overall quality of campus life. Employees are an integral part of a community that is proud of its heritage and the accomplishments that make MCPHS University a first-class educational institution.

Responsibilities

The Student Immunization Compliance Officer has oversight of managing the University’s Immunization Policy and ensuring student compliance with the policy as well as applicable state laws.

 

  • Responsible for managing the University’s Immunization Policy and monitoring student compliance with the policy as well as with applicable state laws
  • Regularly monitor compliance with student immunization program, and generate complete, accurate reports regarding student compliance with immunization policy and applicable state laws for submission to the General Counsel's office
  • Implement the development of policies, standards and methodologies designed to mitigate the risk of non-compliance
  • Monitor and audit the performance of vendors (CastleBranch and SentryMD) for accuracy and timeliness, and report to the General Counsel’s office regarding the same
  • Collaborate with applicable offices (e.g., Information Services, Student Services, Admissions) in the design, development and/or refinement of immunization compliance program, and processes and management of the program
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of legal and regulatory matters that may impact the immunization compliance program, and update policies and procedures accordingly
  • Interpret policy language and provide recommended approaches to satisfy compliance
  • Analyze reporting results, identify areas of non-compliance, and audit records to ensure all appropriate documentation is captured and accounted for
  • Serve as a point person with Clinical Coordinators in sending and receiving updated immunization records and reports
  • Perform outreach to students to ensure that expectations regarding immunization compliance policies and procedures are clearly understood and followed
  • Coordinate notification of non-compliant students with University General Counsel
  • Assist students with submitting immunizations to vendor
  • Advise General Counsel of compliance status of students and any issues related to compliance

Additional responsibilities related to student compliance issues as assigned by the General Counsel.

Qualifications

Required:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Minimum of 3 years related work experience required; education may count toward experience; substantial work experience may substitute for education requirement
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Strong computer skills, especially with Microsoft Office application suite
  • Experience in resolving conflict between groups with opposing perspectives, agenda, or priorities
  • Ability to prepare and present effective written and oral reports, recommendations and opinions and to represent the University in a positive and professional manner
  • Skill in compiling necessary data to analyze compliance; strong IT skills for data analysis
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work directly with students in a non-confrontational manner
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities in a positive and professional manner
  • Ability to develop, maintain and coordinate effective working relationships with various constituencies both internally and externally

 

MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including a substantial health/dental insurance subsidy, generous holiday/vacation policy, and a significant pension plan contribution.

 

Please attach a cover letter and a resume. No phone calls, please. Principals only.  No relocation available. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are welcome to apply.