- Possess basic knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for providing the full continuum of COVID-19 response services (including disease surveillance, case investigation, contact tracing, laboratory testing, immunizations, and general public health practice).
- Provide 8-hours of coverage for each scheduled day of school and each day of work for admin/facilities buildings.
- Provide COVID-19 related health education to school staff, students, and parents/caregivers.
- Respond to COVID-related inquiries, questions or concerns.
- Provide daily screenings for COVID-19 risk, per protocol.
- Gather clinical information to facilitate assessment of risk of COVID-19 exposure in the school setting (i.e., temperature screening, supervising self-administered testing, interviewing for signs/symptoms of COVID-19).
- Manage potentially COVID-positive students in the Isolation Area:
- Supervise student
- Ensure meal distribution occurs, as schedule requires (to ensure a student receives all meals)
- Contact families
- Record activity in the Health Log in Aeries
- Initiate Contact Tracing of COVID-19 infections and assist Contact Tracing strike team with continued Contact Tracing needs.
- Manage necessary communication between site, district, county public health agencies, and AM.
- Communicate with attendance office staff regarding any students sent home due to possible COVID concerns
- Communicate with district Contact Tracing Team when there is a confirmed positive COVID case
- Submit notification to SB County public health
- Utilize protocols to perform decision making related to COVID-19 isolation, quarantine, testing, and referrals to medical care.
- Escalate complex decision making or clinical needs to Regional Clinical Lead.
- Provide a daily report of activities: Number of students screened, sent home, tested, etc.
- Communicate with students and parents/caregivers, as appropriate, providing family-centered care.
- Provide families of possibly COVID-positive students with testing resources and SB County contact information.
- Comply with workplace safety and health guidance (OSHA, state, and local regulations).
- Coordinate with school staff, district staff, local public health department, healthcare providers, and other stakeholders to ensure continuity of care and high quality of services.
Educational and Professional Requirements:
- Associate’s degree required or equivalant experience, Bachelor’s degree preferred
- 3+ years of healthcare experience preferred
- Medical assistant or health aide experience preferred
- Experience working with school-aged children preferred
- Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
- Able to prioritize effectively and work in a fast-paced environment
- Excellent organizational skills and keen attention to detail
- Ability to establish and maintain partnerships with various agencies and stakeholders
- Critical thinking and sound judgment required
- Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and professionalism
- Ability to speak, read, and write English
- Experience with Google Suite
- Experience with project management applications
- Familiarity with disease surveillance systems
- Must have a quiet, dedicated workspace
- User provided home high-speed network connection