Contact Tracer (Casual)

Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Sep 07, 2021
Closes
Oct 12, 2021
Ref
2386
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

The contact tracer collaborates with school and City organizations and groups, primarily the Alexandria Health Department, to identify close contacts and contact information if a case of COVID-19 is identified in ACPS. The contact tracers must be able to handle complex and/or sensitive situations and information within the guidelines of applicable privacy laws. This job falls within the Department of Student Services and Equity.

*This is a three-year grant-funded position.

Qualifications:
  • Education: Bachelor's degree; Master's degree preferred.
  • Certificates & Licenses: Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Virginia preferred, other health credentials or educational administrative licenses considered
  • Experience: Job-related within the specialized field with increasing levels of responsibility required. School-based and/or public health knowledge and skills specific to the current COVID-19 health crisis preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Possesses an understanding of public health concerns and procedures for treatment in coordination with local health and social service agencies. Training and knowledge specific to the current COVID-19 health crisis is preferred.
  • Demonstrates an ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with other professionals within the schools and communities.
  • Demonstrates an ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrates an ability to gather, analyze, interpret, and reconcile data.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of computers and software applications.

Essential Functions:
  • Coordinates between school COVID teams and the Alexandria Health Department to support contact tracing efforts when cases are present in a school.
  • Serves on a team that tracks applicable data and provides summary information in a variety of forms when needed.

Clearances:
  • Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance.
  • Tuberculosis Skin Test.

WP

Primary Location:
Central Office
Salary Range:
$30.00 - $30.00 / Per Hour
Shift Type:
Full-Time

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