Healthcare Administrative Specialist / COVID Data Specialist

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Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Denver, CO
Categories: Business Operations / Services

Position Summary 

The COVID Data Specialist provides a high standard of service excellence to both internal and external customers; and serve as the primary COVID data specialist for the HCC. This individual demonstrates leadership to the other Healthcare Administrative Specialists, competence and initiative by preforming a variety of functions, including compliance, reporting, information technology duties and support, is responsible fee and billing and other administrative duties. This person interfaces with various COVID data personnel within the University and externally as need be.

This is a non-benefited position not to exceed 1,000 hours in a calendar year.

The mission of the University of Denver Health and Counseling Center (HCC) is to provide exceptional, inclusive, integrated health care. We promote student success and wellness through education, advocacy and outreach to the University of Denver community. The HCC is an on-campus health facility open 8am-5pm M-F with evening hours until 7pm one to two evenings a week during the academic year, and provides a wide range of on-site medical and mental health services. We are especially interested in considering applications from members of underrepresented groups, first generation college graduates or who work on topics related to these issues.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

Health Information and Reporting Duties:

Assists with the creation, oversight and maintenance of all data, records and accounts necessary for care delivery, quality assessment, and improvement and utilization of services for the Health and Counseling Center in regard to COVID related tests and result processing. Works collaboratively with DU administrative and clinical staff, as well as other COVID staff to develop standardized reporting from practice software for productivity or clinical initiatives related to the pandemic. Generates population lists and sends standardized messages through banner to student populations for pandemic testing and resulting, SHIP Enrollment, SHIP Expiration, Immunization compliance, and HCC balance notifications. Manages or oversees import and export of data between multiple systems including NJH, CIIS, Banner, Point and Click, and Quest Diagnostics. Process all required immunizations including Flu and COVID vaccines to ensure compliance. Remove immunization holds in Banner, and other duties as assigned.

Working collaboratively with the Assistant Director for Information and Systems, reports and retrieves data on a routine and ad-hoc basis from practice software related to pandemic services, administered vaccinations, incomplete documentation, special population usage and services.


Creates, implements and oversees communications programs, be it internal or external, that effectively describe and promote DU HCC.

  • Manages secure messages, text reminders, and communication with students in regard to COVID testing as well as vaccination compliance.   

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills of personnel in this position.

Work Environment  

This position is a non-benefited position that will work between 30-40 hours per week for no more than 6 months. The typical hours are 2-8pm, M-F with at least one 4-hour weekend shift each week. This position is expected to be 100% remote.

Hourly Range

The hourly range for this position is $23-24.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidate’s sex or any other protected status.


The University of Denver offers some benefits for non-benefited employees. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Application Deadline

This position will remain open until filled, preference will be given to early applicants.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter (Optional)

The University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Denver prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age (40 years and over in the employment context), religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, veterans status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance in any of the university’s educational programs and activities, and in the employment (including application for employment) and admissions (including application for admission) context, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended in 2008; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. For the university’s complete Non-Discrimination Statement, please see


All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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