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The Arizona Department of Health Services promotes and protects the health of Arizona’s children and adults. Our mission is to promote, protect, and improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities in Arizona. We strive to set the standard for personal and community health through direct care, science, public policy, and leadership. ADHS promotes alternative work schedules, flexible hours. We have positions that can fit any stage in your career, from entry to senior level. We offer a robust benefit package, including the ADHS Student Loan Assistance Pilot Program, where eligible employees can receive up to $437.50 per month for their outstanding student loans. Come check us out and see how you can make a difference in the lives of all Arizonans.


Division of Preparedness/Bureau of Epidemiology & Disease Control 

Job Location:

Address:  150 N 18th Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: $55,773.54 

Grade: 21

Closing Date: 

Job Summary:

At the direction of the Immunization Interoperability Coordinator the primary responsibilities of this position shall be to perform broad scope of complex, program specific analyses of the ASIIS (Arizona Immunization Information System) onboarding systems which connect well over 3000 Arizona Providers electronic reporting systems to ASIIS on a daily basis for the tracking of vaccines administered to Arizona residents.

This position will be responsible for onboarding (connecting private health reporting systems to ASIIS electronically) using analysis software, conducting research, performing data analytics, quality assurance activities and data quality activities. The position communicates clearly and effectively with various levels of internal and external stakeholders.

Job Duties:

- Provide technical and program support to IIS partners that are onboarding to the ASIIS immunization information exchange. Collects data and conducts comprehensive research and analysis related to process and data work flow. Coordinate with other testing staff to facilitate testing of messaging format, content and transport functionality.
- Continuous quality assurance activity for ASIIS data requiring proficiency in ASIIS/IWeb and PHC Hub applications.
- Performs data deduplication in the ASIIS application.
- Ensure alignment with all relevant national IIS and health information exchange standards for messaging format, content, and transport functions.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
- Immunization terminology and practices, and the data elements that support them.
- Relevant IIS standards, including HL7 2.x and SOAP/Web Services.
- HL7 format structure.
- Techniques sufficient to collect, analyze, interpret and summarize data in a narrative or graphical format.
- Testing and troubleshooting techniques.
- General data quality concepts.
-Performance Management (PM), and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) and Lean methodologies.
Skill in:
- Skills to learn SAS and SQL for scripting, programming in SAS, programming in SQL.
Ability to:
- Analyze problems, break them down to their elemental level, and propose and test possible solutions.
- Communicate clearly, courteously and concisely.
- Quickly learn data fields commonly used in clinic practices to record vaccination encounters.
- Solve complex issues requiring coordination, technical ability, and knowledge of computer and information systems to evaluate alternatives.
- Learn application software for the registry database (ASIIS/IWeb and PHC Hub) and demonstrate proficiency in their use after the first 3 months of employment.
- Support a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of public employment, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination.

Selective Preference(s):

Preference given to applicants with at least five years of data management experience; A degree in a field appropriate to the assignment will substitute for one or two years of the required experience respectively. SQL and HL7 experience desired.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Employees who drive on state business require possession of and the ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.11).

Obtain HL7 certification status within two years of employment.


The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:
− Affordable medical and dental insurance plans
− Paid vacation and sick time
− 10 paid holidays per year
− Wellness program and plans
− Life insurance
− Short/long-term disability insurance
− Defined retirement plan
− Award winning Infant at Work program
− Credit union membership
− Transit subsidy
− ADHS Student Assistance Pilot Program

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page


To help you build a financially secure future, the State makes monthly contributions to finance your retirement benefit. The State will make a contribution to the ASRS in an amount equal to your contribution. In other words, you and the State will each pay 50% of the total cost of the benefit. New State employees have a 27 week wait period for contributions to begin.

Contact Us:

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 542-1085. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. DHS is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.