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The Institute for Public Health Innovation is hiring Contact Interviewers, Case Interviewers and Interviewer Supervisors to reach out to all Fairfax County, VA contacts of persons with probable or confirmed COVID-19 infection, counsel them on testing and quarantine, refer them for testing, and connect them to necessary resources throughout their quarantine. This is in tandem with Fairfax County Health Department’s effort to increase testing, improve communication, and implement isolation and quarantine. Apply now to work with IPHI and support Fairfax County Health Department to fortify efforts to control the pandemic in Fairfax County, Virginia!

 

Case Interviewer

Case Interviewers are responsible for performing the initial interview of people with probable or confirmed COVID-19 infection to gather information about symptoms, exposures, and contacts (i.e., persons the case has been in contact with while infectious). The Case Interviewer also provides information about the illness and public health guidance on the methods of disease prevention and control.

Contact Interviewer

Contact Interviewers are responsible for performing interviews of contacts (people who have been in contact with someone with a probable or confirmed COVID-19 infection) and then refer for testing if symptomatic and enrolls them in the Monitoring Program. The Contact Interviewer also provides information about the illness, as well as public health guidance on quarantine protocols, health monitoring, and more.

Interviewer Supervisor

Interviewer Supervisors are responsible for managing a team of approximately ten (10) Contact Interviewers and/or Case Interviewers.  The Interview Supervisor, when necessary, also performs the tasks of Case Interviewers and Contact Interviewers.

Environmental Health Specialist

The COVID-19 Environmental Health Specialist is an entry level public health professional responsible for receiving, tracking, and investigating complaints related to Executive Order compliance in businesses in their district. The incumbent will be expected to gain knowledge, through on-the-job training, about the virus that causes COVID-19, mitigation strategies that reduce the risk of transmission in communities, and Executive Order requirements for businesses and individuals.

COVID-19 Epidemiologist

The COVID-19 Epidemiologist performs COVID-19 surveillance to identify clusters/outbreaks, leads quality assurance efforts, provides operational support for data needs for other response branches, maintains data visualization systems, analyzes, interprets, and presents epidemiological data.

Community Health Worker Supervisor

The Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI) will hire, train and deploy a team of Community Health Workers across Fairfax County, Virginia who will work as an integrated part of the Fairfax County Health Department COVID-19 response effort. The Community Health Worker Supervisor collaborates with contact tracing teams, the Health Department Outreach Team, and the community to provide culturally competent supports and communication to individuals and families in following COVID-19 related self-isolation or quarantine protocols.

Community Health Worker

The Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI) will hire, train and deploy a team of Community Health Workers across Fairfax County, Virginia who will work as an integrated part of the Fairfax County Health Department COVID-19 response effort.
The Community Health Worker collaborates with contact tracing teams, the Health Department Outreach Team, and the community to provide culturally competent supports and communication to individuals and families in following COVID-19 related self-isolation or quarantine protocols.