COVID-19 Contact Tracer

July 29, 2020

Company Name:
Missouri Western State University

Title of Position:
COVID-19 Contact Tracer

Description:
The COVID-19 Contact Tracer will be responsible for identifying close contacts of members of the campus community who are diagnosed with COVID-19. Contact Tracer will call all close contacts of anyone diagnosed with COVID-19 to document a symptom check, refer them for testing according to established protocols, provide them with instructions for quarantine, and help connect members of the campus community with appropriate services (including social support structures, testing, clinical care, etc).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
• Conducts COVID-19 case investigation, contact notification, and data entry as assigned
• Calls contacts of newly diagnosed patients
• Communicates with contacts in a professional, empathetic, and culturally-competent manner
• Collects and records information on symptoms into an electronic database
• Provides contacts with approved information on state/local quarantine procedures, and, if appropriate, refer them to testing according to protocol (and/or to a COVID-19 Resource Coordinator for social resources)
• Keeps up-to-date on the appropriate way to document disease investigations and contact tracing outcomes
• Assists in collecting COVID-19 related materials, interpreting related policies, and implementing procedures determined by the University
• Liaison with and report regularly to University authorities and local health officials as assigned
• Helps provide education about COVID-19, isolation and quarantine procedures and social services
• Provides feedback on ways to improve the quality and effectiveness of service delivery
• Perform other duties of a similar nature

Link to Application:
https://mwsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/232

Name of Contact:
Human Resources

Email Address of Contact:
recruitment@missouriwestern.edu