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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Chesterfield Health Department Hiring COVID-19 Positions

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The Chesterfield Health Department is hiring for the following positions:

                                              

COVID-19 Case Investigator (district)

Must have: 

• Knowledge of public health practices, communicable diseases, disease control, and epidemiologic methods.

• 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.

• Bachelor’s degree with major course work in public health, epidemiology or related field or comparable experience in epidemiology, surveillance, and public health.

• An understanding of patient confidentiality

• Excellent and sensitive interpersonal, cultural sensitivity, and interviewing skills

COVID-19 Contact Tracer (district)

Must have:

• An understanding of patient confidentiality,

• Excellent and sensitive interpersonal, cultural sensitivity, and interviewing skills

• Resourcefulness in locating patients and contacts who may be difficult to reach or reluctant to engage in conversation.

• Understanding of when to refer individuals or situations to medical, social, or supervisory resources.

• Cultural competency appropriate to the local community.


If you are interested in these positions, please go to https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/ for a list of staffing agencies where you can apply.  Indicate that you want to apply for a COVID-19 position through the Virginia Department of Health.