Strike Team Lead
This position is located in the Community Health Division with the Oklahoma City-County Health Department (OCCHD). The employee will be supporting many components related to vaccine clinic operations, which include but not limited to scheduling events, site set up and tear down, coordinating staff and volunteers, logistical and supply tracking and support.
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This is a summary of the duties and responsibilities commonly found within this classification. All employees must maintain a commitment to the OCCHD's mission, vision and strategic goals. This summary is not meant to be all-inclusive, thus, other related activities or tasks may be assigned.
This position functions at the entry level (Tier #2) as defined by the Council on Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals with a primary focus on the following Domains:
- Analytic Assessment Skills
- Communication Skills
- Cultural Competency Skills
- Community Dimensions of Practice Skills
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Coordinate and schedule events with a broad spectrum of public and private groups and agencies within the community.
- Manage calendar for all vaccination and mobile clinic events.
- Schedule staff and volunteers for all events
- Maintain and utilize OKMRC volunteer registry.
- Supply management: tracking resources and order supplies as needed.
- Coordinate logistical needs for all events.
- Physical set up and tear down of Mass Dispensing Site/Point of Dispensing, mobile clinics or training events
- Adhere to applicable safety standards.
- Collecting data
- Generating documents and reports
- Travel to off-site locations to perform job duties as needed; occasionally this may require employee to work on evenings or weekends.
- Participate in regularly scheduled staff development trainings to maintain and improve personal knowledge base of various social and medical services.
- Participate and attend regularly scheduled meetings.
- Communicate all concerns to supervisor as necessary, seeking support and guidance proactively.
- Maintain appropriate confidentiality and follow agency guidelines and regulations regarding the release of patient, provider, or agency information.
- At the direction of OCCHD Chief Executive Officer or designee, the employee will be assigned a variety of specific job duties and responsibilities as a member of the OCCHD Emergency Preparedness and Response Program Team, the employee is required to complete all necessary emergency responder training and may be designated as a member of the first-responder team.
- In accordance with our designation of a PHAB Accredited health department and explicit commitment to a culture of continuous quality improvement, employees will receive Quality Improvement (QI) training deemed necessary by their supervisor.
-Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Community Health or related field
-Experience must include at least one year of experience at a professional level related to public health
-Valid Oklahoma driver license required
-Strong connection to and experience with vulnerable populations in the Oklahoma City metro
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
-Skill in using appropriate equipment and software
-Skill in developing partnerships with organizations and individuals
-Skill in communicating with persons from diverse backgrounds both orally and in writing using tact and diplomacy
-Skill in obtaining and recording information accurately
-Knowledge of principles, practices and trends of public health
-Knowledge of State laws and regulations related to communicable disease control and volunteer liability
-Ability and willingness to maintain confidentiality
-Ability and willingness to develop and maintain effective working relationships
-Ability and willingness to follow established policies and procedures
-Ability and willingness to follow safe working practices and procedures
-Ability and willingness to assume responsibility for work product
-Ability to exercise judgment in the application of professional services
-Primarily indoors in climate-controlled building
-On occasion, will work outdoors, in varying weather conditions
-No smoking or use of non-smoking tobacco products is allowed at any time while conducting agency business or in agency vehicles
-No use of cell phones or the use of electronic wireless communications devices used to write, send or read a text--based communication while driving a motor vehicle on agency business
-May be subject to occasional standing for extended periods
-Periodically exposed to glare from a computer monitor
-May be required to wear a HEPA filter mask, in which case, limited facial hair is allowed-
OSHA category: performs tasks that involve no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues
-Arm/hand steadiness and digital dexterity enough to use equipment such as computer keyboard, remote controls, and switches, etc.
-Vision enough to read and draft written communications such as computer printouts, instructions, hand- or machine-generated documents, etc., as well as print and/or graphics on a computer monitor
-Speech and hearing enough to communicate with others, both via telephone and face-to-face
-Flexibility and coordination enough to operate a motor vehicle as needed
-Flexibility and coordination enough to bend, stoop, stand, crouch and walk to perform tasks such as setting up equipment
-Strength enough to lift and move equipment weighing up to 35 pounds
This position requires frequent contact with other employees, visitors, clients, applicants, etc., to give and receive information and/or to provide assistance. The employee also may have contact with state and community agency employees, civic organization, school officials, students, childcare centers and public/private clinics. The incumbent interacts with a broad spectrum of socio-economic groups. Tact and diplomacy are required in the performance of duties. The employees may be required to deal with hostile persons on occasion.
SUPERVISION GIVEN AND RECEIVED/ACCOUNTABILITY:
This employee is under the direction of an immediate supervisor. Work product is subject to both specific and general review. The incumbent has no supervisory responsibilities and no direct accountability for budget, money or materials.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Must have an operating vehicle available for use when field duties are required
-May be required to take the smallpox vaccination, and other vaccinations or inoculations, as a member of the first-responder team
-May be required to work occasional evenings and weekends due to job responsibilities
Employees who fall into the following categories are in conditional employment positions: a) Executive Management; b) Deputy/Assistant Directors; c) certain other OCCHD employees individually designated by position number whose salaries, benefits, and/or overhead are based on revenue generating contracts, grants, or fee-for-service revenue. In other words, this means that if the funding or the program is terminated, cancelled, or non-renewed, your employment terminates automatically. This position is conditional. THIS POSITION IS FUNDED THROUGH A TWO-YEAR GRANT.
Interested candidates should apply online at www.occhd.org. Select Careers at the top of the web page, select Current Jobs, select the position you are applying for, and select apply now. You will be directed to our Career Center. Get started by uploading your resume with your profile. Otherwise, click "skip" to continue. Register with the Career Center, complete an application, attach a cover letter, resume, an official transcript, again select the job to apply for, answer job specific questions and submit your application. Once you have finished the process, you should receive a message stating, "Successfully applied". If you do not receive this message, then there has been a step not completed. You will need to review your record. The position will be open for 30 days or until filled. Please be advised that applications will periodically be considered, as such this position could be filled any time before the closing date.