As a member of an interdisciplinary COVID-19 response team, works under the general supervision of a Health Investigator-Lead; performs interviews and investigations required in the control of COVID-19. REPORTS TO: Health Investigator Lead, Disease- COVID-19
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Conducts investigation of persons diagnosed with or having contact to COVID-19.
Assures epidemiological investigations are conducted to establish exact relationships between patients.
Interviews patients diagnosed with COVID-19 and others related to the virus for the purpose of eliciting, identifying and locating information for others who may have been exposed.
Provides basic disease prevention education for patients diagnosed with and suspected to have COVID-19.
Identifies, investigate and interview clusters that result from confirmed COVID-19 patients.
Conducts case management activities to identify the social and economic needs of patients confirmed with COVID-19
Prepares and complete data reports required for RedCap, National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS) and any other databases.
Assists with outbreak investigations and management.
Responds to Health Department Operations Center (HDOC) as needed.
Will be required to be “on-call” as assigned during an event.
Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.
Two (2) years of experience in a counseling, investigation, or administrative health related capacity; and
Graduated from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in social sciences, public administration, health administration, nursing or related field; OR
An equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience.
PROOF OF EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge of communicable and infectious disease investigation and control.
Awareness of the principles of public health and of the objectives of public health programs.
Ability to communicate tactfully with the public and co-workers.
Ability to exercise good judgement in evaluating situations and making decisions.
Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely.
Ability to manage multiple priorities
Must possess a valid Tennessee driver’s license or secure one by date of employment.
Must have daily access to an operable automobile and meet county requirements for automobile insurance upon date of employment.
Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus.
May be required to be on call to include nights and weekends.
Internal Health and Medical Services 2158 Judicial Drive Germantown, TN 38183
Saturday, June 27 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
All applicants will be required to wear face covering. CDC guidelines will be enforced and social distancing will be maintained. Applicants who wish to attend this hiring event must register below and select the interview timeframe and position desired. Registered applicants will receive a confirmation email with their interview time. Applicants must be prepared to wait outside if arriving prior to the scheduled interview time so that we can maintain social distancing. We are recruiting for the following positions:
Qualified candidates must be certified/licensed in the State of TN and possess a BSN or Master’s Degree for all Nursing positions. Candidates must also have a minimum of 2 years’ experience and a stable work history.
We are seeking applications for: Medical Director (MD or DO) Birth Center Manager CNMs RN CHOICES will not discriminate in employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, parental status, body size, gender identity or any characteristic protected by law.
Closing Date/Time: Tue. 07/16/19 11:59 PM Central Time
Memphis Mental Health Institute (MMHI) is a psychiatric hospital that has been serving the Memphis community since 1962. Hospitalizations are on a voluntary or involuntary basis, or patients can also be referred by the court system for pre-trial evaluations. The hospital offers 2 short-term care units for a total of 55 beds. The mission of Memphis Mental Health Institute is to provide a therapeutic environment centered on compassion and quality care for each individual we serve. It is the vision of MMHI to be recognized for providing person-centered psychiatric care in a therapeutic, supportive, and compassionate environment.
The School of Social Work at the University of Memphis has a Project Coordinator position open.
Job Summary/Basic Function: The School of Social Work at The University of Memphis invites applications for a grant-funded Project Coordinator Position. Church Health and the University of Memphis propose a partnership to enhance behavioral health services to the underserved and largely uninsured Latinx community in Memphis. With grant support by Church Health, the University of Memphis will hire an academic specialist who will work four days per week onsite at Church Health and one day per week at the University of Memphis. The goals of the project are as follows:
To increase access to behavioral health services for the Latinx community in Memphis.
To improve the mental/emotional health of clients who seek behavioral health services at Church Health.
To increase University of Memphis student engagement at Church Health through internships and service learning.
To develop a course in integrated, community-based behavioral health that can be taught onsite at Church Health and provide community engagement with the programs and services at Crosstown.
1. An earned MSW degree from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
2. Social work licensure at the master’s level
3. A minimum of one (1) year of post MSW practice experience
(3) A minimum of one (1) year of teaching experience at the University level
(4) Ability to teach or prep courses in the MSW or the BA in social work
(5) Fully bilingual in English and Spanish, oral and written
(6) Experience or familiarity with the Memphis social service community