Public Health Contact Tracing

Job Number:

00004PBZ

Location:

Grants Pass, OR 97526

Description

CONTACT TRACER (REMOTE POSITION) This is a remote position with Josephine County?s COVID-19 Contact Tracing Program

Duties:

Make initial calls to individual (Contact) that has been exposed to COVID-19 disease.

Monitor Contact by telephone or other electronic means daily to assess for development of symptoms consistent with COVID-19. Identify wraparound needs of Contact related to Quarantine and communicate same to Team Lead and/or Coordinator.

Correspond with Team Lead and other members of the Program for the timely and accurate response to needs of Contact.

Use PC to enter data into various confidential communicable disease databases on a daily basis.

Attend required Program Meetings, Team Meetings and Staff Trainings.

This position DOES NOT provide medical advice or communicate with any entity outside of the Contact Tracing Program structure.

Skills Required: 3+ years of demonstratable proof of the following in a workplace environment:

Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office 2016 or newer products, specifically:

Email

Calendar (will be used for links to meetings and trainings)

Word

Excel

Adobe: PDF Forms

Zoom (or other conferencing programs). Used for Program Meetings, Team Meetings and Staff Trainings.

Data entry (multiple systems)

Effective, clear and concise oral and written communication of difficult or complex issues.

Understanding of the medical terms and principles of: exposure, infection, infectious period, potentially infectious interactions, symptoms of disease, pre-symptomatic and asymptomatic infection for the purposes of accurate data entry.

Excellent interpersonal communication and culturally sensitive skills in handling and receiving data and direction.

Evidence of timely, dependable work production and administrative duties.

Ability to work compatibly within a team.

Understanding of and adherence to the principles of patient confidentiality.

Other Requirements:

A location in the privacy of YOUR HOME where you are able to conduct interviews, communicate with Team Lead and other Program members and participate in Zoom meetings without violating confidentiality (e.g., away from others, with the ability to conduct a private conversation)

Personal Computer. Minimum requirement: Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 2016 or newer.

Ability to work varied or task-based schedule

Job Requirements

Education Required: High School
Experience Required: 3-5 Years
Last updated on 11/16/2020

Additional Information

Pay Rate:

20.00

Schedule:

Public Health-Contact Tracer
Temporary Hrs/Week

 

Are you interested in this position? Please complete our On-Line Application. Please note that your application will remain on file for 90 days for consideration for any of our open positions that match your qualifications.

If you have completed our on-line application in the last 90 days you can send a letter of interest to the recruiter hiring for this position at colleen.landis@personnelsource.com. Please include a copy of your resume with your email or application.

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