Public Health Investigator – ACDC Enhancing Detection Project (Activity 2)


Job title: Public Health Investigator – ACDC Enhancing Detection Project (Activity 2)

$35.94 per hour

Company: Heluna Health

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Job description: Description :

Activity 2: Persons Experiencing Homelessness (PEH)

SUMMARY

Enforces laws, ordinances, and regulations for the control of COVID-19; locates, counsels and refers offenders and disease carriers and conducts other public health related investigations.

  • Candidates from outside of Los Angeles region are welcome to apply
  • Remote/on-site depending on work need and hiring manager’s discretion
  • Standard work hours (40 hours/week)

This full-time benefitted position is grant funded through July 2022.

Employment is provided by Heluna Health.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The duties of the Public Health Investigator include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducts investigations to locate cases and contacts of COVID- 19 cases by interviewing patients to determine contacts, locating and tracing contacts, and convincing them to voluntarily seek diagnosis and treatment as required by applicable public health laws; has authority to exercise legal interventions to compel compliance up to and including authorizing arrest when essential to protect the public’s health;
  • Enforces public health laws, rules and regulations governing communicable disease control by serving legal orders of the Health Officer on patients in their homes, hospitals or detention facilities, quarantining cases and contacts of COVID-19;
  • Investigates cases of quarantine violations and refusal or failure of persons to comply with health laws, ordinances, and regulations;
  • Complies with DPH training regarding confidential information related to personal information; and
  • Accepts responsibility for other duties as assigned.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college and one year’s experience in investigation or in inspection work in public health or law enforcement.

Desirable Qualifications
Experience working with person experience homelessness.

Certificates/Licenses/Clearances

  • A valid California driver’s license, proof of vehicle insurance, and reliable transportation or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions
  • Successful Clearance of LA County Live Scan Process

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Stand Constantly
Walk Constantly
Sit Frequently
Handling / Fingering Frequently
Reach Outward Frequently
Reach Above Shoulder Frequently
Climb, Crawl, Kneel, Bend Frequently
Lift / Carry Frequently – Up to 30 lbs
Push/Pull Frequently – Up to 30 lbs
See Constantly
Taste/ Smell Not Applicable

Not Applicable Not required for essential functions
Occasionally (0 – 2 hrs/day)
Frequently (2 – 5 hrs/day)
Constantly (5+ hrs/day)

WORK ENVIRONMENT

General Office Setting, Indoors Temperature Controlled.

Heluna Health is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that encourages minorities, women, veterans, and disabled to apply.

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Job date: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 23:22:49 GMT

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