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South Plains Public Health District
Serving The Communities Of
Gaines, Yoakum, Terry, & Dawson Counties

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Gaines County
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Yoakum County
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Terry County
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Dawson County

Services Offered

Here is a list of services offered at the clinics.

  • Immunizations
  • Primary Health Care
  • Family Planning
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Education
  • Environmental Services

Is your child up to date on his/her shots?

Enter your child’s birth month and year on CDC’s immunization schedule to see if he/she is fully protected. It’s not too late to catch up if your child has missed one or more shots: http://www2a.cdc.gov/nip/kidstuff/newscheduler_le/

For more information about the importance of infant immunization, visit http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines, or contact South Plains Public Health District, at 1-800-360-6510 or visit our website at: www.southplainshealth.org.

The 2019 Child/Adolescent and Adult Immunization Schedules are now available!

For healthcare professionals:

For the general public:
Parent-friendly schedule formats

South Plains Public Health District

South Plains Public Health District was formed in 1941 to address the public health needs of our participating counties.  The Health District is funded by participating cities, counties and federal and state grants. We are a four county health district consisting of Gaines, Yoakum, Terry and Dawson Counties.

Mission Statement

The South Plains Public Health District, a non-profit governmental agency in cooperation with the city and county governments of Gaines, Terry, Dawson and Yoakum, strives to prevent illness and environmental hazards, promote the health and preparedness of our citizens and protect the community through education and response.



EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

SOUTH PLAINS PUBLIC HEALTH DISTRICT:

COVID 19 Vaccine Clinic Coordinator

Position # 2021VCC (PLEASE REFERENCE THIS NUMBER WHEN APPLYING)

Posted Date: Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Expiration Date: Wednesday June 5, 2021 5:00 p.m.


Education Level: Degree preferred or equivalent experience.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The South Plains Public Health District (SPPHD) monitors, investigates, and implements control measures for infectious diseases and conditions, and leads planning activities for public health response within the district. The COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Coordinator will conduct plan, coordinate, and manage COVID-19 vaccination clinics at various locations throughout the health multi county health district.

SPECIFIC DUTIES and NON-SPECIFIC DUTIES

  • Conduct outreach to and coordinate with various stakeholders to plan COVID-19 vaccination clinics, including ordering first and second dose COVID-19 vaccines, identifying locations, estimating throughput, and planning the optimal vaccination model.
  • Complete required reporting to various stakeholders and agencies.
  • Contact individuals due for second dose and assist in notifications.
  • Manage SPPHD operated clinics, including ensuring staffing, supplies, training materials and instructions, data collection, printed materials, and other day-to-day operational details.
  • Manage an overarching schedule of all clinics and advertise/promote clinics as appropriate.
  • Supervise vaccination team including nurses, intake staff and volunteers.
  • Assist with the management of vaccine clinic inventory, including packing and replenishing supplies.
  • Assist with delivery of clinic supplies.
  • Provide on-site management of clinics as assigned.
  • Manage various registration lists as appropriate.
  • Train staff to perform clinic roles.
  • Provide support to other partner agencies involved in the COVID-19 Vaccination Program as appropriate.
  • Provide general administrative support to the COVID-19 Vaccination Program, as needed.
  • Demonstrate flexibility by adjusting work schedule as needed to respond to vaccine availability.
  • Assist with patient data entry into ImmTrac
  • Some public speaking required.
  • Must be proactive.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree, preferably with two or more years of relevant experience working in public health, emergency management, or a related field. Previous non-profit or government experience a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, as well as an interest in learning about and using other types of information technology.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Flexibility and the ability to manage multiple projects and support staff and volunteers simultaneously are highly valued.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

This is not remote work. The applicant must work from the clinic office in Terry County and/or travel to various parts of the health district for assignment in a COVID-19 vaccination clinic. This job may require moderate physical effort including lifting materials and equipment of less than 50 pounds and involves viewing a laptop screen 50 to 75 percent of the time.

SALARY

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

BENEFITS

This position is grant funded and comes with a comprehensive benefits package consisting of medical and dental coverage, paid sick, vacation, and personal time, and a retirement plan.

Applications with resumes may be submitted to zholbrooks@spphd.org

SPPHD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


2 FTE-RN, LVN Covid Team Member

Position #: 2021CTM (PLEASE REFERENCE THIS NUMBER WHEN APPLYING)

Posted Date: Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Expiration Date: Wednesday June 5, 2021 5:00 p.m.


QUALIFICATIONS

Registered Nurse, Licensed Vocational Nurse License. Experience in a clinic setting, specifically an Immunization or VFC clinic preferred, but not required. Bi-lingual a plus. Assists with planning and implementing Vaccination Clinics, including Vaccine Administration, Post-Vaccine Monitoring, and Patient Education pertaining to side effects and adverse reactions. Assists Program Coordinator with Provider Outreach and Enrollment, and Technical Assistance pertaining to Vaccine Management and Compliance with VFC/ASN rules and regulations as set forth by DSHS. Assists with Outreach to various underserved and at-risk populations, with verbal and written education on the benefits, risks and other questions pertaining to vaccines. Advocates for Public Health Safety by promoting vaccines in a caring, compassionate, educational and non-coercive manner. Assists, as needed, with data entry of vaccination records, and with requests for records from other State Health Department or health care agencies, in compliance with HIPAA laws. Other specific duties as assigned.

Applications with resumes may be submitted to zholbrooks@spphd.org

SPPHD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


2 FTEs- Covid Team Intake and Data Entry staff

Position # 2021DET (PLEASE REFERENCE THIS NUMBER WHEN APPLYING)

Posted Date: Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Expiration Date: Wednesday June 5, 2021 5:00 p.m.


QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma or equivalent. Computer applications proficiency and data entry experience required. Accounting or other business experience preferred. Bi-lingual required (Spanish or German). Responsible for completing screening paperwork, Consent and Privacy forms, and other paperwork as needed. Immunizations records or IIS data entry experience preferred. Assists with other forms and clerical duties as needed. Assists with scheduling of clients or other appointments, and outreach. Assists with Outreach by translation or interpreting services (Spanish or German), and by acting as a community advocate and liaison for Spanish or German speaking clients. Excellent phone skills and customer service skills required. Other specific duties as assigned.

Applications with resumes may be submitted to zholbrooks@spphd.org

SPPHD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.