Remote Epidemiology Case Investigator

Job ID: Available for Members

Location: District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia

Compensation: To Be Discussed

Staff Reviewed: Fri, May 22, 2020

This job expires in 23 days

Job Category: Healthcare, Investigations

Telecommute Level: 100% Telecommute

Travel Requirements: No Travel

Weekly Hours: Flexible

Employment Status: Independent Contractor

Employer Type: Staffing Agency

Career Level: Experienced

Education Level: Bachelors

Job Summary

A staffing agency needs applicants for an opening for a Remote Epidemiology Case Investigator.

Candidates will be responsible for the following:

  • Gathering information about symptoms, exposures, and identifying others
  • Communicating with contacts in a professional and empathic manner
  • Ascertaining whether a case is part of a group at high risk of transmission or severe disease

Applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with major course work in public health, epidemiology or related field or comparable experience
  • Knowledge of public health practices, communicable diseases, disease control, and epidemiologic methods
  • Ability to manage, compile, analyze, and present data
  • Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing with diverse audiences
  • Ability to work with a variety of computer software packages
  • An understanding of patient confidentiality, including the ability to conduct interviews without violating confidentiality