Contract COVID-19 Public Health Investigator

Fairfield Department of Health


Position: Contract COVID-19 Public Health Investigator                                                    
Pay Status: Contract Position                                                            
Salary Range: $18.00 per hour
Date of Posting: 5/19/2020
Deadline: Until Position is filled

Position Description:

(remote, as-needed, contract)

Fairfield Department of Health (FDH) is hiring Public Health Investigators to reach out to Fairfield County COVID-19 cases or contacts of COVID-19 cases. Public Health Investigator will provide instructions for isolation; perform case interviews to obtain demographic, medical, and epidemiological information pertinent to COVID-19; and perform contact tracing to identify individuals who may have been exposed. This role may also include notifying, quarantining, and monitoring individuals who have been exposed to COVID-19. This is in tandem with the Ohio Department of Health efforts to control the pandemic in Ohio. The Public Health Investigator will collect information and record using a web-based database system. The Public health investigator is expected to communicate in a professional and empathetic manner. Public Health Investigators are required to follow all scripts, policies and procedures provided by FDH, and comply with all HIPAA regulations for confidentiality.

The Public Health Investigator will be required to use their own telephone, computer equipment, office supplies, and pass a background check and motor vehicle report. Must have reliable, phone service and high-speed internet access at home. FDH assumes no responsibility for set-up or operating costs (including telephone or internet services, etc.).



Interested applicants should submit a current resume with cover letter to Jamie Ehorn, Fairfield Department of Health, 1550 Sheridan Drive, Suite 100, Lancaster, Ohio  43130 or email to

Fairfield Department of Health is EOE compliant.

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