COVID-19 Containment, Contact Tracer UNC Charlotte Charlotte

Title Covid-19 Containment, Contact Tracer
Date 2020
Company UNC Charlotte
City Charlotte

Short Description :

Through text, email, phone calls and other platforms when necessary The Contact Tracer will use as webbased platform and telephone to communicate with assigned contacts, obtain symptom information, refer contacts for testing, and provide instructions for ,…

Full Description :

The Contact Tracer is responsible for reaching out to all persons who have come into close contract with a COVID-19 infected individual and providing them with information and guidance to interrupt ongoing transmission and reduce spread. The Contact Tracer will use as web-based platform and telephone to communicate with assigned contacts, obtain symptom information, refer contacts for testing, and provide instructions for quarantine. Contact Tracers are required to follow all scripts, policies and procedures provided by Department of Research and Economic Development at UNC Charlotte and will comply with the Department of Research and Economic Development at UNC Charlotte training regarding confidentiality and the handling of personally identifiable information. Specific Duties: ? Quickly get in touch with contacts of diagnosed patients through text, e-mail, phone calls and other platforms when necessary ? Provide contacts with approved information on quarantine procedures, what to do if symptoms develop and if appropriate, refer them to testing ? Assign risk category depending on the contact?s underlying medical conditions, occupation, living situation and level of contact with case and understand protocol for each risk category ? Work closely with a team made up of surveillance coordinators, investigators and data managers to efficiently complete case investigations ? Systematically collect and record information in a database ? Communicate with your team and supervisor when contact cannot be made with an individual and understand the best way to address the problem ? Participate in regular Surveillance & Investigation Program meetings and training's such as weekly case reviews, and others as deemed necessary ? Participate in outbreak investigation in high-risk settings such as long-term care facilities and congregate living sites

Minimum Qualifications:

HS Diploma

Position Number:

STMP15

Posting Date:

08/13/2020

Closing Date:

12/31/2020

American Recovery & Reinvestment Act Funded:

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