Job Descriptions

The statements contained in the job description are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job requirements or duties performed. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

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Title: Regional Immunization Representative
Department: Health Updated: 02/2018
Division: Public Health FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Bargaining Unit: CANUE Wage Range: Not Available



The primary responsibility of this position involves activities which promote Immunization Program Services in a significant geographic area involving multiple counties, including St. Clair County.  Including review and surveillance of all reports of vaccine preventable diseases, disease outbreak control procedures, as well as assisting local health departments in achieving high immunization levels.




·         Assist local health department jurisdictions in improving immunization rates. 

·         Facilitate the WIC and Immunization collaboration in local health departments to improve immunization rates for children served in the WIC Program. 

·         Act as a resource for pre-school and school reporting. 

·         Facilitate immunization registry participation among private providers, community health organizations, health maintenance organizations and local health departments. 

·         Assist local health departments in the control of communicable disease outbreaks. 

·         Assist providers of childhood immunizations with tracking and recall systems to improve immunization rates.

·         Assist public and private providers in safeguarding publicly purchased vaccine. 

·         Act as a resource concerning questions related to the recommended vaccine schedule and immunization program. 

·         Provide consultation to schools, day cares and health departments using State software programs for assessing and tracking immunization.

·         Participate in State of Michigan accreditation of local public health departments with respect to immunization.

·         Provide in-services and training to local health departments and private providers to improve required disease reporting and immunization practices.

·         Support local health departments to control disease in the event of an outbreak or emergency event.

·         Mandatory participation in orientation and training for basic public health emergency preparedness and response concepts.

·         Other duties as assigned.


Direct supervision is provided by the Nursing & Community Health Director.




·         Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.

·         Current registration as a nurse in the State of Michigan.

·         Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing OR Bachelor’s Degree in a health related field required.

·         Extensive knowledge of the basic sciences, theories, techniques and practices of nursing, including communicable disease. 

·         Reasonable knowledge of the organization and function of other health and social agencies related to the public health program. 

·         Writing, reading, mathematical principles; proficient computer skills-Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook; exercise sound judgment and decision making in accordance with policies and procedures; ability to research and problem solve independently; knowledge of County operations and functions; ability to prioritize and time manage; handle stressful situations, provide effective and friendly customer service; support the County's mission and values; ability to think critically where necessary.             

·         Knowledge or understanding of basic administrative tasks: operate standard office equipment; document management; prepare and maintain records, various correspondences and reports; answer general inquiries and refer as necessary; answer telephone calls, process mail, order supplies/equipment; prepare meeting agendas, attend meetings, record/transcribe/distribute minutes; entering, transcribing, recording, storing or maintaining information in written or electronic form with speed and accuracy; maintain calendars, arrange meetings, schedule rooms and equipment as necessary.         

·         Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently with management, co-workers and clients; obtain and communicate accurate information; apply common sense understanding to complex instructions and respond accordingly;  communicate complex ideas through graphs, charts, presentations, reports or other professional correspondence.

  • Ability to demonstrate predictable, reliable, and timely attendance.                
  • Ability to read, write & communicate in English; follow written and verbal instruction and understand basic mathematics and figure checking.              
  • Ability to interpret and apply procedures, rules, technical information, instructions, manuals to complete tasks accurately and on schedule.                                     
  • Ability to learn from directions, observations, and mistakes; and apply procedures using good judgment.                                                                        
  • Ability to use discretion and maintain sensitive and confidential information.     
  • Ability to work independently or part of a team; ability to interact appropriately with others such as County officials, employees, vendors and the general public.
  • Ability to work under supervision, receiving instructions/feedback, coaching/counseling and/or action/discipline.                                             
  • Adaptability to change in the work environment, managing competing demands and ability to deal with frequent changes, delays or unexpected events.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services including customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction

·         Proficient skills using Microsoft Office programs including, but not limited to: Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook required.  Proficiency may be tested.

  • Prior to starting employment, the candidate must complete a satisfactory background check.  The background check is understood to encompass all forms of pre-employment screening, including but not limited to: drug screen, physical, criminal background, driving record, sex offender registry, education, training and licensing verification, employment history, credit check, and professional and personal references.
  • Must possess a valid State of Michigan operator license and maintain this license throughout employment in this position.
  • Willingness to travel frequently.

·         Required to report to duty when called upon in the event of a Public Health Emergency regardless of declaration.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job with or without accommodations.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:

·         Risk of blood borne pathogens.

·         Speak to others to convey information effectively.

·         Read, interpret and understand procedures, rules, technical information, instructions and manuals.

·         Hear and understand information presented through spoken words and sentences.

·         Specific vision requirement includes close vision, distance vision, color and depth perception.

·         Use hands to operate a computer, handle materials and operate equipment.

·         Push or pull carts, reach with hands and arms forward, above and below shoulder level.

·         Lift, move or carry objects, equipment and supplies weighing up to 25 pounds.

·         Sit, bend, stoop, crouch, crawl and kneel in an ergonomically correct manner.

·         Stand and walk, climb stairs.

·         Normal office hours are from 8:00 a.m. through 4:30 p.m.

·         Generally works in a normal office environment.

·         The noise level in the work environment is moderate with many interruptions.

·         Due to the nature of the work hours may include overtime, evenings or weekends.

·         Position may require occasional travel for training, various County departments and community events.

·         The employee frequently works in areas where universal precautions and confrontation avoidance techniques are required, and is occasionally exposed to risk from bodily fluids or client actions.



Disclaimer: The statements contained in this job description are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job requirements or duties performed.  The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.




It is the policy of St. Clair County not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability that does not prevent performing essential job functions or because he or she is a protected veteran.


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