The patient navigator is a health professional that focuses on navigating the patient through their COVID-19 isolation. The navigator accomplishes this by collecting and documenting information from the patient and providing the necessary information for successful isolation.
Responsible for the following:
Receiving reports of persons confirmed as having COVID-19.
Interviewing identified people to determine if criteria has been met to be released from isolation.
Provide release of isolation documents via email or mail and update system database
Clearly and concisely gather information about symptoms, exposures and identifying others with whom might possibly be infectious.
Monitor and document the person’s compliance with isolation protocols
Enter information in a statewide database with the assurance of accuracy and detail.
Monitor incoming voicemail messages and direct to appropriate investigator.
Assist with updating database with investigator name and case status
Review reports to determine timely contact is made with each individual
Ability to manage, compile, analyze and present data.
Ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing with diverse audiences.
Ability to work with a variety of computer software packages.
Highly Desirable Qualifications:
Knowledge of public health practices, communicable diseases, disease control and epidemiologic methods.
Master’s of Public Health or related field
Understanding of medical terminology and principles of exposure, infection, infectious period, and symptoms of disease
Basic skills of crisis counseling and case management.
Resumes must represent some or the majority of the above experience to be considered.
Job Type: Full-time
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