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Pediatric Immunization Outreach Worker #2402-6510-01

Protecting Children's Health Together

Date Opened
Wednesday, February 21, 2024 12:01 AM
Close Date
Sunday, March 10, 2024 11:59 PM
Public Health
  • Within Local 884 Range 8: $46,953 annualized
Employment Type
  • Full-Time


The New Haven Department's Immunization Action Plan program (IAP) works with physician offices to ensure that all area children are being immunized according to schedule. The IAP coordinator and outreach staff work to perform the following objectives:

  • Conduct outreach and track results using the statewide immunization information system (IIS) known as “CT WiZ”.  
  • Educate the public about the importance of vaccinations.
  • Conduct assessments in pediatric practices to improve vaccine delivery and storage.
  • Raise the immunization rates in New Haven.
  • Link children without a medical home to a medical home so their immunizations may be up-to-date.

For up-to-date immunization schedules and vaccine information: click here


This is a responsible position in the Health Department. Work includes identifying, follow up and home visits to families in New Haven with children who are inadequately immunized.

The position will be responsible for promoting access to the Health Department’s services through community outreach, as well as parent organizing and group facilitation, distribution of education materials and resources on childhood immunization and disease prevention and community presentations and health fairs. Individuals will work under the direct supervision of the Pediatric Immunization Coordinator or designee.


  • Assists local health care facilities with immunization tracking systems, assessments and data entry.
  • Conducts immunization assessments at local health care sites.
  • Other responsibilities will be to identify through outreach, families living in New Haven with children who are inadequately immunized or lack adequate access to health care because they do not have medical insurance.


Graduation from an accredited college, preferably with a BS degree in Public Health; or pursuing a BS degree in Health and Human Services; three years’ experience working with health care providers and families with young children; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:


  • Comprehensive knowledge of health care community resources.
  • Knowledge of pediatric health care.
  • Maturity and experience in successfully working with infants and young children.
  • Knowledge of computers, specifically Microsoft Windows.
  • Ability to work with diverse socio-economic and socio-cultural groups.
  • Ability to work well with co-workers and the public.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Spanish / English bilingual skills highly desired.


  • Must have valid Connecticut Driver’s License and own transportation.


This is a Special Fund, "Non-Tested" position. Continued employment contingent upon availability of future funding.

This position is included in a collective bargaining agreement with Local 884, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees; the salary is within Local 884, Range 8.

Bargaining agreements available to review HERE.

Special Funded employees shall not be covered by the City pension but shall continue to be covered by Social Security.

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of: (1) a pre-employment background check, (2) a pre-employment physical examination, including pre-employment drug screening in accordance with the City’s Drug Free Workplace Policy*, and (3) a 90-day probationary period. Instructions and information on this pre-employment process are included in Conditional Offer of Employment.

Pursuant to the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988, The City of New Haven has a adopted a Drug Free Workplace Policy. The City of New Haven requires a pre-employment drug test, which includes screening for marijuana.

Selection Plan

Applications will be reviewed by the Department of Human Resources.

It is critical that you complete the application thoroughly, as the information you provide will be used to ascertain if you are eligible to move forward in the selection process, and in some cases, this information may be used to determine the eligibility list.

Information regarding the employment and selection process can be found HERE.

Please note that the only method of communication with applicants for this position will be by email. You must provide a valid, working email address and you will need to monitor your email, including spam/junk folders, for correspondence from the New Haven Human Resources Department.


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