Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Coordinator

The PHEP Coordinator will work to prepare and exercise Emergency Preparedness plans for use during a public health emergency;  collaborate with Immunization Coordinator to conduct vaccination clinics;  assume co-coordinator role of the Northern New Hampshire Medical Reserve Corps. This full-time position (40 hrs.) reports to Senior Program Manager.

JOB DUTIES

• Plan and coordinate public health emergency preparedness activities, including coordination of trainings, to increase Public Health Emergency Preparedness capabilities within the North Country public health region, including pandemic response • Conduct accelerated influenza and other vaccination planning and preparation activities for key populations identified by CDC and NH DPHS • Collaborate with Public Health Program Manager for the coordination of Northern NH  Unit Medical Reserve Corps • Enhance community outreach regarding public health emergency preparedness

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS

  • Professional working knowledge about public health and emergency response
  • Four-year degree and/or healthcare provider license
  • Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license
  • Willingness to travel within the North Country of NH
  • Position is categorized as essential in a pandemic
  • Occasional evening and weekend hours  may be required
  • Physical demands include, regular requirements for standing, walking, and lifting objects up to 25 lbs.

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