COVID-19 Program - Various Positions (Immediate Full Time or Contract)

2020-08-08
Full Time

Description

COVID-19 Program - Various Positions (Immediate Full Time or Contract)
Location - US - California - Alameda county, Contra Costa county, Santa Clara, San Francisco and California Statewide

Overview

Tryfacta, Inc. has an immediate opening for various positions to support federal, state, and local efforts to fight the COVID-19 Response Management program, nationwide. These positions will begin immediately.

Background: The scale and complexity of the COVID-19 outbreak have 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 the United States, and elsewhere.

Tryfacta, Inc. has identified over many qualified and motivated candidates who have responded to our call to action to support COVID-19 response efforts. Our candidates are located throughout the U.S., come from a variety of backgrounds, and possess the skills and personal qualities necessary to work as Contact Tracers, Care Resource Coordinators, and Case
Investigators.

Data Entry – 100 Positions
Responsible for data entry into automated data systems and statistical reporting for Health &
Human Services Department. Participates in planning of programs, policies, and objectives of the department. Participates in planning of programs, policies, or objectives for own workgroup and department.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Conducts data inquiry into automated systems, databases, and files. Enters data into automated systems. Prepares basic level, ongoing or special narrative or statistical reports.
Communications with others, internally and externally, to provide, exchange, or verify the information. Answers inquiries address issues or resolves/report problems or complaints.
Researches and validates or corrects computer files to ensure the accuracy of data sources.
Monitors, controls, and prepares batched input documents for data entry. Handles sensitive information in a confidential manner. Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers as well as other duties and tasks as assigned by the manager.

Lead Contact Tracer - 300 Positions
The Contact Tracer will report to a Contact Tracing Team Lead and be an important part of
COVID-19 Response & Recovery efforts. The Contact Tracer will support local efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic at the community level. The aim of this effort will be to call contacts of each person diagnosed with COVID-19, gather information on the contacts, and provide

isolation/quarantine recommendations and/or information on testing, and ongoing monitoring, if warranted.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The Contact Tracer will use a web-based platform to enter information on all contacts of positive COVID-19 cases. Some of this information will include documenting demographics, symptoms, travel, occupation, and testing. Contact Tracers will refer contacts for testing as appropriate and in accordance with established protocols and provide them with instructions for quarantine. Contact Tracers are required to follow all scripts, policies, and procedures provided to them, and comply with guidelines regarding confidential information related to personal information. Call contacts of newly diagnosed patients. Communicate in a professional and empathetic manner toward distressed individuals. Collect and record information into the reporting system as well as the surveillance and management system. Provide contacts with approved information about quarantine procedures, and if appropriate, refer them to testing according to protocol and/or to a COVID-19 Care Resource Coordinator for social resources.
Contact tracers will follow the script to inform contacts about the importance of quarantine and what to do if symptoms develop. They may not deviate from the script or provide information that is not included in the script. Maintain daily contact with Team Lead and/or
Supervisor as well as other duties and tasks as assigned by the manager.

Nurses – RN and LVN - 180 Positions
Promotes and provides public health services to the residents of Fort Bend County in the prevention and control of public health matters and communicable diseases. Participates in planning of programs, policies, and objectives for workgroup and department.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Nurses will assist with the COVID-19 response by interviewing patients and their close contacts.
The goal of the position is to assist in reducing the spread of disease in the community by identifying those who are at risk of developing COVID-19 and educate them and support them in maintaining good quarantine and isolation practices as indicated. Provides counseling, education, and referral for COVID-19. Conducts disease surveillance, disease reporting, and assists with epidemiological investigations/treatment. Participates in planning of programs, policies, or objectives for own workgroup and department. Supervises, assists, and/or instructs other employees with their duties. Assist other staff members as needed. Submitting Medical Claim Forms. Maintaining Patient Medical Records. Updating
Patient Files. Scheduling Medical Tests. Giving immunizations. Collecting patient specimens.
Arranging for follow up activities as well as other duties and tasks as assigned by manager.
May be assigned to work at COVID-19 testing centers to support the registration of patients seeking testing. Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers as well as other duties and tasks as assigned by the manager.

Infection Control Practitioner: 50 Positions

The Infection Control Practitioner (ICP) is responsible for the active and passive surveillance and reporting of nosocomial infections, investigation of infection or clusters of infections as warranted, microbiological monitoring of the healthcare environment, and remediation as warranted, targeted education, consultation, research, administration and continued professional development.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Analyze and distribute surveillance data to the Infection Control Committee and unit-specific and service-specific nosocomial infection reports to the Epidemiological Staff. Provide facility-specific in-person on-site audits and infection control training as assigned. Provide lists of infection rates to Epidemiological department chairs for review and analysis regarding clinical practice. Monitor trends in unusual or resistant organisms (community-acquired or nosocomial) for evidence of spread to other patients, visitors, or employees. Coordinate with the local public health agencies and/or the State Bureau of Community Health and Prevention of reportable diseases in collaboration with Epidemiology Team as well as other duties and tasks as assigned by the manager.

Medical Assistant: 50 Positions
Medical assistant job duties are focused on administrative or clerical tasks that are more medical in nature. Their role is to support the clinical side of a medical office and may be directly involved in medical procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Submitting Medical Claim Forms. Maintaining Patient Medical Records. Updating Patient Files.
Scheduling Medical Tests. Giving immunizations. Collecting patient specimens. Arranging for follow up activities as well as other duties and tasks as assigned by manager.
May be assigned to work at COVID-19 testing centers to support the registration of patients seeking testing.

Call Center Agent: 200 positions
Responsible for various scheduling, patient registration, and front desk functions. Participates in the planning of programs, policies, and objectives of the department.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Greets the public and provides friendly, professional, knowledgeable, and quality customer service. Responds to incoming telephone calls by taking messages, answering questions, and directing calls to appropriate person or department. Provides accurate information to the public regarding services. Gathers accurate information regarding each caller’s needs and requests as well as other duties and tasks as assigned by manager

Administrative Assistant: 40 positions
Responsible for various administrative functions. Participates in the planning of programs, policies, and objectives of the department.
Duties and Responsibilities:

Greets the public and provides friendly, professional, knowledgeable, and quality customer service. Responds to incoming telephone calls by taking messages, answering questions, and directing calls to appropriate person or department. Provides accurate information to the public regarding services. Gathers accurate information regarding each caller’s needs and requests as well as other duties and tasks as assigned by manager

Administrative Support: 40 positions
Responsible for various administrative functions such as data entry, scanning, phone calls, etc.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Serves as a trusted partner providing support on administrative and business management matters/activities. Manages correspondence and communicates organizational information to appropriate parties as required. Manages office/facility repositories and record-keeping systems for storage, tracking, and retrieval of information and materials. Prepares and/or updates reports, correspondence, and other documents. Utilizes and stays current on available technology and office equipment. Monitors and recommends methods for improvement of office/facility procedures and functions as well as other duties and tasks as assigned by the manager. May be assigned to work at COVID-19 testing centers to support the registration of patients seeking testing.

Biostatistician: 50 positions
A biostatistician is expected to design, analyze, and implement targeted statistical studies, which are geared to further medical knowledge and improve research efforts in public health.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Design research studies in collaboration with physicians, life scientists, or other professionals.
Analyze clinical or survey data, using statistical approaches such as longitudinal analysis, mixed- effect modeling, logistic regression analyses, and model-building techniques.
Provide biostatistical consultation to clients or colleagues. Write research proposals or grant applications for submission to external bodies. Prepare articles for publication or presentation at professional conferences. Calculate sample size requirements for clinical studies as well as other duties and tasks as assigned by the manager.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker:

Licensed Clinical Social Worker provides clinical social work services to patients and their families during this COVID-19 pandemic. Counsels and provides crisis intervention for patients, including assessment and treatment of emotional and behavioral problems. Coaches patients on how to manage ongoing health conditions, traumatic situations and provides therapy to help patients make positive behavior changes.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Develop and nurture a mutual relationship and confidence with patients. Evaluate patients’ conditions to determine the level of care and assistance they need. Retrieve patients’ personal and social health history in order to determine their conditions. Work together with patients to come up with effective and realizable treatment techniques that will yield good results.
Enhance clients’ cognitive and behavioral changes that are in line with the overall treatment.
Evaluate the efficiency of all treatments administered to patients and identify the most effective ones. Understand the individuality of patients and come up with specific treatments that meet their individual conditions. Attend courses and training organized for clinical social workers in order to learn new skills and techniques for better treatment of patients. Keep clean records and documentation of clients’ information, conditions, treatments, and progress. Direct clients to available community resources that are beneficial to them. Ensure that clients are aware of assistance from the government and help them get it. Check on patients even after treatment, to avoid a relapse of their condition. Work with the family of patients to provide all the care and support they need to heal faster. as well as other duties and tasks as assigned by the manager.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary, Contract

Pay: $16.00 - $100.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance

Schedule:

  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends

Contract Length:

  • 3 - 4 months
  • 5 - 6 months
  • 7 - 11 months

Contract Renewal:

  • Possible

Full Time Opportunity:

  • Yes

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations
  • On the road

Employment Length:

  • Varies

Company's website:

  • https://www.tryfacta.ai/copy-of-careers

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible
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