Case Investigator (Tier 2)

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Classification:Temporary Professional
Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 78
Work type:Temporary
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:UAA College of Health
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Administrative/Personnel, Health Profession

Position Summary:

The College of Health is seeking applications for Case Investigators (Tier 2). *We are hiring for part-time and full-time temporary positions through this advertisement.

Duties:

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to exhibit a professional, positive, solution-focused attitude and work ethic
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact professionally with culturally diverse individuals during a time of crisis and distress
  • Ability to show empathy to distressed individuals
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English
  • Critical thinking and sound judgment
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and professionalism
  • Proficiency with computers
  • Familiarity with Alaska geography; cities/towns/locations

Preferred:

  • Alaska Resident 

Type of Experience/Training:

  • Faculty at local academic institutions including schools and programs in public health and schools of nursing, social work, and other allied health professions
  • National Guard with health-related background
  • Individuals with disease investigation background

Preferred:

  • Experience in clinical medicine, social work and/or public health.
  • Strong preference for nurses, case managers, social workers or other clinical staff.
  • Experience supervising teams in complex environments.
  • Second or multiple languages.

Education:
Bachelor’s degree -

ASTHO Making Contact: Training for covid-19 Contact Tracers

SOA DHSS: Mandatory Reporter Training 

Technology Requirements:

  • Stage 1: PC with Windows 10 with a current Security Suite installed that is actively protecting your computer; or Mac with Apple OS X 10.13 or greater with a Security Suite installed that is actively protecting your computer; or a Chromebook,; or an IPad, or an Android tablet. A telephone is required for this job, preferably with a headset.
  • Stage 2: A telephone is required for this job, preferably with a headset.

Hourly Rate:  $23.03

Schedule: Shifts are available 7 days per week, 11am-3pm, 2:30pm-6:30pm or 11am-6:30pm AKST

Application Procedure:
To be considered for this position, applicants must upload the following documents to their online application:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Contact information of three professional references
  • ASTHO Making Contact: Training for Covid-19 Contact Tracers Certificate
  • SOA DHSS: Mandatory Reporter Training Certificate
  • Please combine Certificates into one Document and Upload under "Supporting Documents"
  • If you're unable to upload certificates they can also be emailed to the Program Coordinator at mccole@alaska.edu
Interested Applicants must complete the following external training to be considered for the position.

  • Making Contact: A Training for COVID-19 Case Investigators and Contact Tracers



1. Making Contact: A Training for COVID-19 Case Investigators and Contact Tracers https://learn.astho.org/products/making-contact-a-training-for-covid-19-contact-tracers.

2. Click on “sign-in” and either log-in or create an account to finish the registration process.

a. If you do not get redirected back to start the course click the link again in step 1.

3. Complete the Contact Tracing Pre-Assessment.

4. Review all lessons and complete the quizzes/assessments after each one.

5. Complete the Contact Tracing Training Evaluation (required to receive your certificate).

6. Download and save your Certificate of Completion to your computer.

SOA DHSS: Mandatory Reporter Training

1. Log into DHSS’s learning management system.

2. Either created a new account or log into an existing account.

3. Make sure you search and complete for the Mandatory Child Abuse Reporter training at https://learn.dhss.alaska.gov/course/view.php?id=299.

a. The instructions use HIPAA as an example but you need to search and select Mandatory Child Abuse Reporter training.

4. Follow the instructions provided by the SOA available at http://training.dhss.alaska.gov/pdf/learnlogin.pdf.

5. Download and save your Certificate of Completion to your computer

Assignment Information:
Temporary, Non-Exempt, Hourly, 10-29 hours per week, not eligible for health care.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

At-Will:

Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.

University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

Advertised: Alaskan Daylight Time
Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time

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