Job Type: Contract, Part Time
The Contact Tracer is an entry-level public health professional responsible for identifying and contacting individuals who may have come in contact with persons recently diagnosed with an infectious disease associated with an outbreak or pandemic.
1. Interviewing & Data Collection
2. Health Education
3. Data Entry & Maintenance
- Understanding of the medical terms and principles of exposure, infection, infectious period, potentially infectious interactions, symptoms of disease, pre-symptomatic and asymptomatic infection.
- Basic skills of crisis counseling, and the ability to confidently refer patients and contacts for further care if needed.
- Knowledge of or coursework in medical terminology.