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Temporary position, unionized or unionizable nonunionized

2021-068 COVID-19 epidemiological investigation officer

Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services, South
2021 December 06

In accordance with the plan to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, the epidemiological investigation support officer will carry out epidemiological investigations remotely or in the field as well as follow-up of contacts. He will ensure adequate care for those identified according to the most recent recommendations and will work closely with the multidisciplinary team deployed in the field and the regional public health department. He will be under the direct supervision of the Infectious Diseases Coordination Team. The agent could be deployed in the field as needed and available.

 

The agent will:

 

Carry out case-contact surveys;

In collaboration with the investigation team, determine the testing isolation needs and follow-up;

Work closely with the regional public health team, the multidisciplinary team for COVID-19 investigations, the CLSC clinical doctor and all other professionals involved;

Ensure close follow-up of the clients assigned to him;

Quickly refer to the right interveners any person requiring a medical evaluation or psychosocial support;

Ensure the follow-up and respect of the isolation recommendations;

Record information in the various databases;

Perform other related duties.

Qualifications

Flexibility to work a variable schedule including evenings and weekends;

Available to work in a remote region context;

Excellent communication skills;

Ability for teamwork;

Knowledge of the Office Suite;

Health professionals, an asset;

Experience in Nunavik and knowledge of Inuit culture an asset;

Experience in an intercultural context an asset.

 

Candidates who are beneficiaries of the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement shall receive priority.

Conditions and benefits

Temporary, full-time position (35 hours/week) of 6 months with possibility of extension

Position based in telework

Salary according the candidate experience and the rules set forth by the MSSS

Additional details

 

Interested candidates should send their résumé, no later than December 6th, 2021, at 5:00 p.m., care of:

 

Human Resources

recrutement-recruitment_RRSSSN-NRBHSS@ssss.gouv.qc.ca

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