Immunization Education Specialist

LOCATION: Hybrid/Newark, NJ

CLASSIFICATIONFull-Time, Non-Exempt – 37.5 hours

ANNUAL SALARY: $42,000-45,000/ year                                                                                                                                                                       

JOB SUMMARY:   Responsible for providing community education on pediatric and adult immunizations in the Partnership’s service region of Northern NJ.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Provide education and outreach to health care professionals, parents/caregivers, and children to increase awareness on the benefits of immunizations.
  • Provide education and outreach to early childhood education centers, community organizations, faith-based organizations, and parent groups to increase awareness of pediatric and flu vaccines.
  • Address barriers and identify opportunities/strategies for pediatric and flu immunizations. Provide feedback and recommend quality improvement stategies to improve immunization practices and coverage levels.
  • Implement and/or participate in community-based immunization events and outreach activities.
  • Participate in other local/state immunization coalitions and working groups.
  • Coordinate flu campaign community initiatives and activities, including seasonal flu community health fairs.
  • Develop digital content to provide education and address misinformation about pediatric and flu vaccines on a monthly basis and submit for supervisor approval.
  • Present on pertinent topics/programs/findings/best practices at events or conferences as requested.
  • Handle other duties as requested.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Masters of Public Health or equivalent preferred
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish or English/Haitian Creole preferred
  • Community health experience required
  • Computer literacy and experience with social media
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with immunization preferred
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