Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.
We have an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic Contact Tracers to join the North East Public Health Unit at Austin Health.
About the North East Public Health Unit
The North East Public Health Unit (NEPHU) is a newly established unit working to prevent and respond to the spread of COVID-19 in the north-east suburbs of Melbourne. In the future the unit will likely play a pivotal role in the broader aspects of public health. We are based at Austin Health, but will operate across the north-east of Melbourne.
As we build an inclusive unit that embraces diversity and difference, we are looking for enthusiastic healthcare professionals who would like to join our multidisciplinary team as a Contact Tracer.
About the Role
A Contact Tracer is responsible for responding to the COVID-19 emergency, with rapid turnaround times and completion of tasks which include:
You will work closely with the Operations Lead and Medical Officers within the unit. These are fixed term positions (2 years), available full time or part time, that will cover 7 days a week, working a rotating roster across shifts (0800-2030).
We are looking for enthusiastic people who thrive in a dynamic and fast paced environment. We are looking for people with:
What you need
Preferred qualifications and skills include:
Things to consider when expressing interest:
Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.
All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.
Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.