Immunization Assistant

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Dec 08, 2021
Sep 14, 2022
Analyst, Research
Full Time
Immunization AssistantThe George Mason University, Student Health Services Department invites applications for the Immunization Assistant position. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.About the Department:Student Health Services (SHS) provides health care services at George Mason University (GMU). SHS provides primary care services and health promotion to eligible students at GMU, including but not limited to, initial and follow up assessment, history taking, physical exam of patients, utilization of differential diagnosis, appropriate interventions, consultations and referrals as indicated, and basic emergency treatment and stabilization. Staff provide services to faculty, staff, and visitors on an as needed basis.About the Position:The Immunization Assistant supports the efforts of the SHS Immunization Department in ensuring all students are compliant with Commonwealth of Virginia vaccination requirements for higher education. This position has the potential to support all three SHS clinic locations and shares day to day responsibilities at the Arlington and Fairfax SHS Campus locations.Responsibilities:Courteously handles student inquiries and complaints related to the immunization process, in person and/or by phone;Completes data entry of student records and processing of uploaded documents;Reviews immunization records and/or exemptions of incoming students;Follows existing SHS processes for processing of TB clearances, chest x-rays, and student vaccination appointment scheduling;Determines which students are non-compliant, and notifies them of their status by sending a second form letter and subsequent notices; andCorrectly transfers the summary of the information from the PC-based program into the Student Information System, and clears students for registration.Required Qualifications:High School Diploma or GED;Excellent communication (listening, verbal and written) and interpersonal skills, demonstrating a high degree of tact, judgment, courtesy and a high level of confidentiality when dealing with all levels of staff and the public;Experience with Veracity or other call-center systems;Excellent organizational, follow-through and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and accurately handle multiple priorities;Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment;Must be proficient with basic PC skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook); andSuccessful completion of a recognized medical office/business administration program, or 1 year equivalent secretarial/clerical experience in a medical office setting.Preferred Qualifications:Electronic Medical Records experience.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education. Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create. If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at! George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.New hires starting after August 15, 2021, must have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination by their start date, be fully vaccinated within 45 days of their start date, and submit documentary proof unless they have an approved medical or religious exemption by their start date. For updated George Mason University COVID-19 vaccination requirements, please visit George Mason University Vaccination Requirements."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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