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 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.
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.
The Program Assistant responsible for providing administrative and logistical support to ensure efficient and effective execution of IPHI’s COVID-19 contact tracing collaboration with Fairfax County Health Department (FCHD). This person will play a central role in ensuring efficient and effective program activities through such responsibilities as developing and implementing organizational tools, assisting with communications activities, scheduling and logistics, supporting meetings and training activities, responding to public inquiries, data entry, expense reporting, and record keeping.
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.