Health Clerk Covid - Temporary

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Location: Rochester, NY Name: Health Clerk Covid - Temporary
Type: County Department Job Announcements Deadline: 02/08/22 08:40AM
Price: N/A
Salary: $17.50 - $20.00 hourly
Agency/Dept.: Public Health

Description of Duties

This is a temporary position responsible for a variety of clerical duties in support of the COVID-19 task force. 

Duties include but are not limited to –

•      Provide in person clerical and/or logistical support to clinical staff administering COVID-19 vaccines at Points of Dispensing (POD) vaccination facilities.

•      Telephone communication, the use of a personal computer for data entry, compiling and mailing letters, contact tracing, and  providing instructions on quarantine, isolation and release.

•      Staffing and administering COVID-19 tests at remoting testing sites around the county, ensuring testing data is properly recorded, conducting community outreach alerting area residents that testing is available, and assisting site coordinator as needed.

The work is performed in accordance with well-defined objectives and procedures, but detailed instructions are given for new or difficult assignments. The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of a higher-level staff member. Training will be provided by Health Department staff. Does related work as required. Work locations vary depending on assignment, there is no remote work.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma.

Effective immediately - Employees hired on or before October 7, 2021, will need to provide documentation of at least the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and promptly provide documentation of the second dose in accordance with the vaccine schedule, and employees hired on or after October 7, 2021 will need to provide documentation that they are fully vaccinated prior to commencing work, per New York State Department of Health mandate and County policy implementing that mandate.

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