IMMEDIATE VACANCIES - Apply ASAP for Priority Consideration
The Department of Public Health (DPH) has immediate openings for Contact Tracer - Public Health* to support state and local efforts to fight the COVID-19 outbreak nationwide by implementing a Contact Tracing program. 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.
Work Location: These positions are located in the Public Health offices in the city of San Bernardino and may require some travel within San Bernardino County.
Duties include but are not limited to:
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
This position is an extra-help, unclassified position, and incumbents shall be considered at-will and probationary throughout the term of employment.
Background Investigations: Incumbents selected for these positions must pass a background investigation that includes a DOJ check, verification of employment history and education, and a pre-employment physical examination.
Training Certificate: All applicants must receive a certification of completion for Making Contact: A Training for COVID-19 Contact Tracers* , administered by ASTHO.
*Official classification title is Communicable Disease Investigator I .
Applicants must qualify under one of the following OPTIONS (A, B, or C):
OPTION A (Licensed Vocational Nurse Experience): Applicant must possess a current California Vocational Nurse (LVN) license, -and- possess one (1) year full-time equivalent experience as an LVN. You must indicate license number and expiration date on the application.
OPTION B (Required Field of Study): Applicant must possess thirty (30) semester (45 quarter) units of completed college coursework in health/social/biological sciences, public health, epidemiology, or social work. [A list of coursework must be provided in the supplemental questionnaire (Q. 7), if you do not possess a bachelor's degree, or higher, in one of the required fields of study as described.]
OPTION C (Investigations/Epidemiology Experience): Applicant must possess six (6) months of full-time equivalent experience interviewing patients and conducting investigations regarding communicable diseases in a public health department, -or- possess six (6) months of full-time equivalent experience performing collection, analysis, and reporting of health, epidemiological, demographic, or disease data.
In addition to the qualifying options as described above, ALL applicants must also possess the following requirement:
COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Applicants must possess the ability to speak, read, and write English.
The ideal candidate will possess the following highly desirable qualifications:
Applications will be accepted continuously and reviewed on a regular basis. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as this recruitment may close at any time.
To be considered for this excellent opportunity, complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire.
Priority Application Review Date: Sunday, November 29, 2020
To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application.
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Closing Date/Time: Continuous
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