Contact Tracer

at Indiana University
Location Indianapolis, IN
Date Posted June 24, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

Department Information

The Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health was formally created in 2012 and was named in recognition of a transformative gift by the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation. With strong connections to the IU School of Medicine and other health science schools on the IUPUI campus, the School of Public Health is poised to be a catalyst to help build a collaborative approach to improved public health in Indiana. The School of Public Health currently serves more than 600 students, employs over 25 full-time staff and is home to over 50 full-time faculty within the departments of Epidemiology, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Health Policy and Management, Global Health, and Biostatistics.

To find out more about the school visit: here.

Job Summary

The Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health is currently recruiting Contact Tracers to serve the City of Indianapolis / Marion County area. A Contact Tracer interviews, evaluates, and monitors clients, provides education, guidance and isolation/quarantine parameters based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as well as Marion County Public Health recommendations for those individuals who meet case definition for a confirmed, suspect, or probable case of a communicable disease or a contact of someone who meets this definition. May conduct home visits to obtain or verify information. May be involved with contact tracing duties related to quarantine and monitoring of contacts. Performs other related duties as required. 

  • Individuals hired into this position should expect to be working all or most of their hours in the field interacting with community members.
  • This position is supported on grant funding, therefore continued employment is contingent upon maintaining the current level of support.
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