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Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Habif Health and Wellness Center, the student health services provider on the Danforth Campus. The position is remote.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week. This is a time-limited position and works every Fri-Tues.
In coordination with program leadership this role is responsible for the planning, execution and management of the Contract Tracing function.� Supervises a group of individuals who reach out to people (contacts) who have been exposed to COVID-19.� This team will provide investigative, educational, program coordination, and resource and referral services.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop, supervise and direct the day-today activities of the Contact Tracing team members.�
Develop plans and tools to obtain and document relevant information, including contact demographics, underlying medical conditions, and other risk factors.
Oversee processes to ensure standard protocols are followed and confidentiality and privacy is maintained.
Assist with training team members on required applications, databases, and/or web-based platforms.
Liaison to a team of public health professionals (e.g., case investigators, surveillance coordinators, surveillance triage staff, care resource coordinators, epidemiologists) to efficiently complete contact notification and monitoring assignments.
Maintain patient confidentiality and ensure that all information is treated in concordance with local data privacy and confidentiality standards.
Assist team members with escalations, complex situations and problems for resolution.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Nursing, Biological Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Community Health Education, or Psychology plus three years of supervisory experience OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
The hiring range for this position is $44,987 - $57,379 annually.
Ability to effectively use discretion, maintain confidentiality and ethical conduct.
Ability to work effectively with all levels of staff, establishing and maintaining collaborative professional relationships.
Possess dynamic communication and interpersonal skills, cultural competency/sensitivity, tactful language, and empathetic interviewing skills to build rapport and maintain trust with patients of varied backgrounds.
Demonstrated effective time management skills (organization, prioritization, multitasking).
Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
Proficiency with use of computers (desktop, laptop, tablet).
Proficiency with MS Office 365 (i.e., Outlook, Word).
Proficiency with use of mobile devices (smartphones, mobile apps).
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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