Performance Improvement Coordinator

Position Summary

The Performance Improvement Coordinator is responsible for working with other staff to actively lead and facilitate several Department collaborative projects. The Performance Improvement Coordinator facilitates special projects and strategic initiatives including the assessing, planning, implementation and evaluation of the Department's performance management system, quality improvement projects and strategic planning efforts. This position assists with preparing and analyzing surveys, examining and utilization of data, and manages department accreditation efforts.

 

Qualifications | Requirements

Minimum

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, business or healthcare administration, social/behavioral sciences or related field required.  
  • Strong work experience in the field of quality improvement, performance management, performance improvement, and/or data analysis/collection is required.   
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado driver’s license and be able to provide personal transportation for work-related business. 
  • Must obtain annual flu vaccination and any job specific immunizations. May be required to submit to a two-step PPD test.  
  • Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Preferred

  • Master’s degree preferred.  

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Communicable Disease Specialist (Temporary)

Position Summary

Provide epidemiologic and disease related technical consultation related to surveillance, investigation, control, and follow up of reportable communicable diseases in Pueblo County. Responds to inquiries from the medical community and the general public concerning infectious disease.

 

Qualifications | Requirements

Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree in public health, epidemiology, nursing, biostatistics, or closely related field required. Four years of work experience in health care/ public health setting preferred. Master’s degree in public health or closely related field is preferred. Note: Any acceptable combination of education (minimum required), training, and experience that provides the above knowledge, abilities, and skills may be substituted. Fluency in writing, texting, and speaking English. Ability to speak, text, and write fluently in Spanish is desired. Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado driver’s license and be able to provide personal transportation for work-related business. If nursing degree: must provide current Colorado license. Must obtain annual flu vaccination and any job specific immunizations. May be required to submit to a two-step PPD test.

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Medical Assistant (Temporary)

Description of Duties

The Medical Assistant (MA) position works in conjunction with the Community Health Services clinical staff and would be responsible for preparing clients for examination, performing the tasks necessary to begin and complete the medical visit, gathering specimens, administering injections, cleaning and sterilizing instruments, preparing charts and documenting, tracking inventory and ordering supplies, answering clinic phones, scheduling appointments, checking clients in/out, assisting RN or NP as needed.

The Medical Assistant will need to:

  • Prepare clients for examination including vital signs, height, weight, history, etc.
  • Administering vaccines, injections and occasional oral medications.
  • Cleaning and sterilizing instruments and stocking room supplies.
  • Maintaining inventory and ordering supplies when needed.
  • Answering phones and scheduling appointments.
  • Follow up with lab results under NP/RN supervision.
  • Complete charting as appropriate using both paper and electronic methods.
  • Maintain confidentiality at all levels.
  • Participate in Department and community response trainings and drills consistent with job classification in support of public health emergency and disaster preparedness and use of incident command structure.
  • Performs other functions as required to fulfill the expectations of the position and the goals and objectives of assigned program/projects and the agency.

Experience – 1 year of MA experience required.

Hours per week: varied based on need

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Community Connector (Temporary)

Description of Duties

The PDPHE Community Connectors will administer and collect community surveys by going door to door to households or attending events in Westside neighborhoods. 

The Community Connectors will need to:

  • Use a mobile electronic device to administer in person surveys by going door-to-door to selected households and use a mobile hotspot if needed
  • Record all community member feedback
  • Keep track of all surveys, households, program materials, attempts, incentives, time, mileage
  • Issue and track all incentives given to community members who participate in the community input survey
  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • A reliable vehicle and ability to walk neighborhoods

Experience – 1 year of customer service or working with the public and 2 years of work experience

Hours per week: 20 plus hours per week (may include evenings and weekends)

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