Wednesday , January 27 2021

UCSD Job Openings – Contact Tracer

Website UCSD

Job Description:

Tracing the contacts of lab-confirmed COVID-19 positive individuals and tracing their contacts in turn, and conducting a community contact interview by phone. Dialogue with contacts will be guided by standard protocols to obtain any symptom history and other relevant health information.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Notify contacts and promote self-monitoring through 14 days past the last known exposure to the confirmed case.
  • Ensure that contacts who develop symptoms promptly isolate themselves and notify public health staff.
  • Refer contacts to their healthcare provider for medical advice, testing and care as appropriate.
  • Identify potential close contacts of a confirmed case.

Job Requirements:

  • A clear understanding of patient confidentiality, including the ability to conduct interviews without violating confidentiality.
  • Ability to independently manage workload that includes reaching out to contacts over the phone, maintaining spreadsheets, and data entry.
  • The ability to grasp medical terms and principles of exposure, infection, and infectious periods.
  • Excellent interpersonal, cultural sensitivity, and interviewing skills such that trust can be built with patients and contacts.

Qualification & Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in related area; and/or equivalent experience/training.
  • Experience with health education and knowledge of community outreach.

Job Details:

Company: UCSD

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Henderson, NV, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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