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RN (Registered Nurse) Case Investigator - Temporary - remote position


At Lancaster General Health, our culture is what sets us apart and creates a lasting impression of our health system in the community and in the hearts of our patients and their families. A role with us is more than just a job, we ask that you Live Your Legacy at LGH by finding your passion in your everyday role, committing to those you serve, and reaching for your personal best.

We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire country with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades Americas 50 Best Hospitals. We have attained four-year Magnet ® recognition status for the fourth time with the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) and we are the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of the commitment to community service.

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers a comprehensive benefits package:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program so that our employees can stay actively engaged and committed to living their legacy every day. Together, we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Join us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than your job and encourages you to:

Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your Commitment. Live Your Legacy.

Company

Lancaster General Hospital

Cost Center

7525 Contact Tracing

Supervisory Organization

Contact Tracing - RN Supervisor

Grade

G14

Benefits of Joining Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to Live, Work and Play.

Summary

HOURS: between 7:30am-7:30pm (4, 8, 12 hour shifts), every third weekend - remote position
TEMPORARY remote position through June 2021

POSITION SUMMARY: The Case Investigator will be responsible for contacting Lancaster County residents confirmed with COVID-19 infection to provide education regarding the recommendation to self-isolate, assess their ability to safely comply with the recommended control measures, and to elicit information on close contacts who need to be notified of their exposure. This contact tracing initiative is in tandem with statewide-wide efforts to increase testing, improve communication and knowledge of effective strategies to reduce transmission, and implementation of isolation and quarantine.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Conduct telephone calls with persons diagnosed with COVID-19 to complete case interviews and elicit information of contacts exposed to COVID-19
  • Provide follow-up instructions to cases related to isolation/quarantine, symptom monitoring and assess the need for medical care and supportive services
  • Communicate with cases in a professional and empathetic manner
  • Collect and record information from interviews into the data management system
  • Follow approved scripts and protocols, provide people with approved information about isolation and quarantine procedures, and if appropriate, refer them to testing
  • Provide information on where to find other social, health resources using approved script/resource list
  • Protect and maintain individuals’ privacy and confidentiality

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above:

  • Comply with the Department of Health and other mandated safety procedures or regulations
  • Other duties as assigned

JOB REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse, issued by the PA State Board of Nursing.
  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact professionally with people from diverse cultural, racial, ethnic, gender, and socioeconomic backgrounds during a time of crisis
  • Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge of social and community resources
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Data Entry

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Fluency in Spanish
  • Experience working in healthcare, social service or a community outreach program
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN).

Disclaimer

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

 

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CAMPUS Full Time Posted on 11/18/2020