Allied Health - Staff/Administrative, Staff/Administrative
The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.
Job Summary/Basic Function:
The COVID-19 Case Manager works with other Health Services staff to ensure that information about close contacts within the Dickinson community is obtained from all students who are tested for COVID-19 at the Wellness Center and, when necessary, communicated to the Department of Health and appropriate College Personnel. The COVID-19 Case Manager provides regular contact and ongoing support to students in isolation or quarantine housing, recording all contact with students and relevant third parties in our electronic medical records system, as well as tracking the status of all students in isolation or quarantine. The COVID-19 Case Manager monitors our daily Symptoms Tracker for students, contacting students at risk for COVID-19 when needed. The COVID-19 Case Manager also oversees our asymptomatic testing program and tracks testing data to be added to the College's online COVID-19 dashboard. The COVID-19 Case Manager works on an interdisciplinary team of healthcare providers who provide integrated and holistically focused care to Dickinson students.
Collaborate with other Health Services staff to obtain information about close contacts of students who are suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19, following current guidelines for contact tracing. Also collaborate with other Health services staff to communicate with students who are identified as close contacts of someone diagnosed with COVID19 about needing to quarantine.
Collaborate with other Health Services staff, Residence Life staff, and other relevant College personnel to arrange for students to be moved into isolation or quarantine housing when this is necessary. Provide regular contact and ongoing support to students who are moved into isolation or quarantine housing. Consult with other wellness Center staff to provide recommendations about when to discontinue quarantine/isolation and how to respond to any students who experience worsening symptoms or who require additional mental health support.
Monitor our daily Symptoms Tracker for students, contacting students at risk for COVID-19 when needed.
Communicate with Human Resources staff when they become aware of employees who are confirmed cases of COVID-19 that have had close contact with students. Follow up with these students and College personnel as noted above. Also, communicate with Human Resources staff when information is obtained about employees who are close contacts of students that are suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19.
Collaborate with other Health Services staff to provide appropriate information to the Department of Health when it is necessary to report positive cases of COVID-19 and follow up with other College personnel to obtain any additional information requested by the Department of Health to assist with contact tracing.
Communicate with staff who are implementing our asymptomatic testing program and inform the Executive Director of the Wellness Center of any issues that arise with testing. Track testing data to be added to the College's online COVID-19 dashboard.
Document all services, communications, and consultations provided by recording all contact with students and relevant third parties in our electronic medical records system and tracking the status of all students in isolation or quarantine.
Department: Wellness Center
Associate’s degree in nursing, public health, or related medical field
Bachelor’s degree in nursing, public health, or related medical field
Blood borne pathogens education Experience with patient education, required Experience working in public health and/or college health setting, preferred Demonstrated ability to consult effectively with medical staff and other members of a campus community.
Internal Number: 5537
About Dickinson College
Known for its innovative curriculum, Dickinson is a highly selective, private liberal-arts college. One of the nation's oldest colleges, and named in honor of a signer of the U.S. Constitution, Dickinson became the first college chartered in the newly recognized United States in September 1783. As of 2020, Dickinson has just under 800 full-time employees - administrators, faculty and staff - and its 144-acre campus is populated by students from 38 U.S. states and territories and 49 foreign countries. More than half of students study abroad through the school's 40 programs in 24 countries on six continents, mainly in noncapital cities. Dickinson is known for its sustainability initiatives and is continually recognized by such groups as the Princeton Review (Green Honor Roll), the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE; Gold rating) and Sierra magazine ("Cool School" and one of America's greenest colleges). Dickinson's stunning campus - featuring beautiful landscaping and buildings made of limestone from Dickinson's own quarry - is located in the heart of the historic central Pennsylvania town of Carlisle, a key marker in Civil War activity. Foun...ded in 1751, Carlisle is a cosmopolitan town of 20,000 people, nestled between mountains that have long been a destination for outdoor enthusiasts. The Appalachian Trail and several mountain lakes are within easy reach of the campus, as is Hershey Park and historic Gettysburg.The town is a transportation hub linked by highway, rail and air to prominent East Coast cities, with driving times that make these cities readily accessible: Harrisburg, 20 minutes; Gettysburg, 30 minutes; Baltimore, 90 minutes; Washington, D.C., two hours; Philadelphia, two hours; New York, three hours; Pittsburgh, four hours. Dickinson takes pride in its campus wellness and professional development programs, offering an array of opportunities to faculty and staff through its Holistic Health Incentive program. Dickinson continues to be recognized both nationally and locally for the college's commitment to a vibrant wellness culture on campus. Dickinson offers a competitive benefits package and retirement plan, plus tuition remission and tuition assistance incentives. The college is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.