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ICAP’s global team supports programs and research that address major health issues, HIV, malaria, tuberculosis, maternal and child health and non-communicable diseases. Headquartered at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health in New York City, has offices in 16 countries. Our multidisciplinary team includes staff with technical, clinical, implementation, research, operations, program and financial management expertise.

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Contact Tracer

Apply now Job no: 493058
Work type: Temporary Part-Time
Location: USA (non-CU jobs)
Categories: Technical/Clinical/Quality Improvement/Training

ICAP at Columbia University, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City, seeks highly qualified candidates to serve as Contact Tracer - USA. The incumbent will be responsible to perform contact tracing for COVID-19 cases identified through the Columbia University SARS-CoV-2 testing program. The position is a part time temporary (up to 12 months) position, with flexible and varying hours each week. The Contact Tracer will reach out to persons diagnosed with COVID-19 and contacts through telephone contact and in person meetings. The incumbent will conduct assessments with cases and contacts and refers all to appropriate information and services. He/She will be responsible to conduct COVID-19 case interviews and contact tracing using a trauma-informed, culturally respectful approach that builds trust and facilitates the free sharing of information.

ICAP seeks highly qualified and experienced candidates to fill the Contact Tracer position by as soon as possible The successful candidate will hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and have ability to understand the concepts of institutional and structural racism and bias and their impact on underserved and underrepresented communities. He/She have ability and willingness to visit clients at their homes and/or in the field when necessary. 

The incumbent will have a demonstrated commitment to supporting/working to advance public and ability to show empathy and be nonjudgmental towards distressed individuals. He/She will also have experience navigating computer systems, utilizing databases for searches and ability to comply with data integrity and security policies, safeguarding all personal identifiable information.

To view a full detailed job description, please click here - Download File Contact Tracer_COVID 19.pdf

The position is contingent upon availability of grant funding.

Columbia University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, creed, national and ethnic origin, age, citizenship, status as a perceived or actual victim of domestic violence, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran, or any other legally protected status.

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