Remote COVID-19 Contact Tracer - New York residents only

A Remote COVID-19 Contact Tracer position in Brooklyn, NY is now available through Adecco Medical & Science. In this role you will call people diagnosed with COVID-19, establish all contacts of this person, and proceed to call and maintain ongoing communication with every contact. This includes virtual needs checks and referral to community resources as needed. This contact tracing initiative is in tandem with statewide-wide efforts to increase testing, improve communication and knowledge of effective strategies to reduce transmission, and implementation of isolation and quarantine. This will fortify efforts to control the pandemic in NY

Job Duties:

Work in collaboration with the Case Investigator from the local health department.
Call all contacts of diagnosed cases.
Communicate with contacts in a professional and empathetic manner maintaining emotional and cultural awareness.
Collect and record information on symptoms and needs into the system with accuracy.
Provide contacts with approved information about VA isolation and quarantine procedures, and if appropriate, refer them to testing according to protocol and/or to a COVID-19 Community Support Specialist for social resources.
Follow a set script to inform contacts about the importance of isolation or quarantine and what to do if symptoms are present or develop.
Maintain daily contact with Team Supervisor.


Qualifications:

High school diploma, or equivalent required.
Must have Medical background/ experience
Ability to speak, read, and write English clearly and concisely.
Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred
Must have a telephone, computer and wireless internet (Wi-Fi)
Ability to exhibit a professional, positive attitude and independent work ethic.
Excellent interpersonal skills required and ability to interact professionally with culturally diverse individuals during a time of crisis and distress.
Excellent organizational and communication skills.
Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and professionalism.
Proficiency with computers and data entry into electronic tracking systems.


If you are interested in this COVID-19 Contact Tracer job opportunity, then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Adecco Medical and Science go to www.adeccousa.com.

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