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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Contact Tracer, COVID-19 in Atlanta, Georgia

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


Full and part-time, 100% Remote work!

Job Description:

  • The Contact Tracer interviews employees diagnosed with COVID-19, and calls all contacts of anyone diagnosed with COVID-19, determines exposure, assesses symptoms, refers for testing according to established protocols, and provides them with instructions for isolation or quarantine.

  • Maintains ongoing communication with contacts to assess symptoms, ensure compliance with quarantine, and determine social support needs and/or handle reporting of issues that arise.

  • Completes data entry tasks and reporting for each case.

  • Complies with Department training regarding confidential information related to personal information.

  • Work hours may vary and will include evenings and weekends. Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent.

  • A bachelor's or advanced degree, with experience in public health, research interviewing, and sciences is preferred.

  • Ability to speak, read, and write English clearly and concisely.

  • Fluency in a second or multiple languages would be a plus.

  • 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.

  • Sound judgment and ability to problem solve required.

  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and professionalism.

  • Proficiency with computers and data entry into electronic tracking systems.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

To ensure the safety of our campus community, the COVID-19 vaccine is required. For more information on the University and Hospital policies and potential exemptions, please see our website.

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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Job Number 77604

Job Type Temporary Full-Time

Division Human Resources

Department HR: Wellness

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Business Operations

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta