Contact Tracing Program at Applied Memetics in Charlotte, North Carolina

Applied Memetics LLC
Published
September 18, 2020
Location
Charlotte, North Carolina
Category
IT  Scientific  
Job Type

Description

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Case Investigator - COVID-19 Contact Tracing Program (Remote Position - Meriden, Connecticut)

OverviewAM has immediate openings for Case Investigators to support state and local COVID-19 Contact Tracing programs. High call-volume position. No travel required. This position will begin immediately. Candidates must reside within Meriden, Connecticut. Background: The scale and complexity of the COVID-19 outbreak has underscored the need for prompt and effective implementation of evidence-based containment measures. Contact tracing is one of the interventions that has been used to effectively control recent pandemics (Ebola, SARS), and has shown to be effective against COVID-19 mitigation in South Korea, New Zealand and elsewhere.
AM LLC has identified over 18,000 qualified and motivated candidates who have responded to our call to action to support COVID-19 response efforts. Our candidates are located throughout the U.S., come from a variety of backgrounds, and possess the skills and personal qualities necessary to work as Contact Tracers, Case Investigators, and Case Navigators. The successful Case Investigator will perform case investigations and supervise regionally-focused Contact Tracers who will work remotely to conduct a virtual "needs check," and connect at-risk COVID-19 positive patients and people in quarantine to community resources.

Responsibilities

Act as primary point person to call people with a positive diagnostic test for COVID-19, provide support and gather information, including information about the disease
Triage and coordinate next steps for isolation for cases and quarantine for individuals the person has been in contact with. Communicate with cases in a professional and empathetic manner
Collect and record information on symptoms into the CRMCoordinate tracking efforts with local health authority and refer high-level cases to local resources. Oversee quality control of data collection and data reporting. Supervise a team of contact tracers. Make informed, educated decision on case management based on interview guidelines. Case Investigators will be required to use their own telephone, computer and electronic equipment
Maintain daily contact with the Case Navigator. Qualifications
Educational

Requirements

Bachelor's degree or equivalent license/certification in a health-science field
General Requirements:"Making Contact:
A Training for COVID-19 Contact Tracers"(ASTHO) completed by date of hire
Experience within a healthcare setting
Ability to exhibit a professional, positive attitude and work ethic
Excellent interpersonal skills required and ability to interact professionally with culturally diverse individuals during a time of crisis and distress
Ability to show empathy to distressed individuals
Excellent organizational and communication skills
Ability to speak, read, and write English
Critical thinking and sound judgment required
Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and professionalism
Proficiency with computers
PreferredQualifications: Proficiency in languages other than English is a strong plus (especially Spanish, Portuguese, French, Haitian-Creole, Mandarin, Cantonese, Bengali)RN, LPN, BA in Public Health or healthcare related degree preferred Technology Requirements:
PC with Windows 10 or Mac with Mac OS 10.15 or newer
Antivirus Protection: Windows Defender and Windows Firewall, for Mac Antivirus Protection: Sophos
Personal mobile device
A headset is recommended
Must have a quiet, dedicated workspace
User provided home high-speed network connection Note: Due to the high volume of applicants, we may be unable to respond to telephone or email inquiries, but we are reviewing and considering all applications in the order in which they were submitted on a rolling basis.
Job Expires: 2020-12-18
Apply You will be redirected to Applied Memetics LLC's preferred application process.

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