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Isolation Quarantine Care Coordinator

Apply now Job no: 493637
Categories: Staff, Temporary
Department: Health Services

Davidson College seeks an Isolation Quarantine Care Coordinator to become a member of a close-knit team of health-related professionals in the Center Student Health & Well-Being. This position is ten months, 40 hours per week position, requires the individual to work nights and weekends.  This opportunity is a one-year position slated to start August 3rd   and expected to continue until May 24th, 2020. The Isolation Quarantine Care Coordinator will be instrumental in coordinating and managing the care for students who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 or who have been exposed to someone with COVID-19. This requires a flexible attitude, quick thinking, and a caring disposition.

Duties may vary from day-to-day and week-to-week, but can involve the following tasks and responsibilities:

  • Assist students in the physical move process to isolation/quarantine space on and off-campus
  • Provide support to students in isolation/quarantine and make periodic contact (virtual and in-person) with students
  • Communicate instructions with students on the process of moving into the quarantine/isolation housing (e.g., when/how this will occur, building/room assignment, key access, meal ordering, trash removal, laundry, and process for resource requests for emergency and non-emergency assistance and supply them with an emergency contact information card)
  • Communicate effectively with family members of students for visits to students in isolation or quarantine and to residence halls rooms for packing up belongings
  • Communicate with the Dean of Students Office when a student is placed in an isolation or quarantine room and when they have returned to their residence hall
  • Communicate with Student Health and Public Health nurse daily about students moving into the isolation or quarantine rooms
  • Coordinate with Residence Life and enter the residence halls to retrieve students in isolation or quarantines' personal items (i.e., laptop, toiletries, charger, etc.)
  • Performs administrative functions necessary for the efficient operation of the isolation/quarantine space, maintaining a database of occupants, inventory of supplies, isolation storage kits, and delivery to isolation and quarantine rooms.
  • Coordinate all aspects of discharging students from or transferring between isolation/quarantine, including providing students with instruction. i.e., collect keys and pulse ox and transportation back to residence hall

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Must possess a valid/clean driver's license to operate a motor vehicle
  • Ability to operate and drive a golf cart
  • Must be physically able to carry up to 20lbs up three flights of stairs
  • Must be able to wear PPE
  • Must have the ability and willingness to work in a high-stress environment
  • Willing and able to interact in person with students in quarantine or isolation due to a diagnosis of COVID-19, being evaluated as a person under investigation (PUI) or determined to have had contact with an individual diagnosed with COVID-19
  • Ability to work with and manage the stress/anxiety of others
  • Must wear proper PPE per guidelines by Davidson College and health officials (training will be provided)
  • Strong technological skills and the ability to communicate virtually with students, families, and campus administrators via Zoom
  • Will be required to sign a confidentiality agreement and maintain strict confidentiality

Preferred:

  • Proven record of strong administrative skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to adapt quickly
  • Effective communicator
  • Experience in health care

 

To apply, please attach a cover letter and resume to the online application at https://employment.davidson.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately.

 

At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community.  In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.

 

 

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