COVID-19 Contact Tracer

Horizon Healthcare Staffing
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    January 7, 2022
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    Description

    Horizon Healthcare Staffing is looking for five (5) contact tracers for a Nassau County, NY school district. You will perform COVID-19 contact tracing within this Nassau County school district. The aim is to call every person diagnosed with COVID-19, establish all contacts of this person, and proceed to call and maintain ongoing communication with every contact.

     

    Schedule / Hours:

    • Monday through Friday
    • 7am-4pm
    • You will be working at the school
    • Immediate start!

     

     

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities:

    • Participate in the provided training/mentoring to become familiar with District's COVID-19 policies, procedures, and protocols.
    • Follow any scripts and or procedures when communicating with cases (staff and students newly diagnosed with COVID-19), contacts (people who have been in close contact with cases)
    • Help cases recall everyone with whom they have had close contact during the timeframe while they may have been infectious; call contacts of cases to discuss potential exposure and provide education; and monitor cases and contacts daily for the duration of their isolation or quarantine period.
    • Call cases and contacts to gather information; provide health education and information on isolation and quarantine guidelines; refer individuals to COVID-19 testing, and offer resources to support adherence to quarantine and isolation guidelines.
    • Work with School District Nursing staff and assist in reporting all applicable district cases to NYS DOH
    • Accurately enter information collected during calls into the relevant database according to School District procedures
    • Track all COVID cases and contacts and submit weekly statistics
    • Respond to emails, incoming calls and voicemails by providing general COVID-19 health education, referrals for quarantine and isolation resources, vaccine information where applicable etc.
    • Conduct other related duties as assigned.
    • Maintain required records, compliance reporting obligations, and associated documents and records as required

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • At least 3 months experience conducting and/or managing Contact Tracing
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Excellent verbal communication skills, telephone communications and etiquette
    • Ability to maintain neat and organized records
    • Competency in computer software including Word, Excel
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