The COVID-19 Response Intake Specialist reports to the Director of Risk Management for the Archdiocese of New York and the Deputy Superintendent of Schools. The response manager will support and assist the COVID-19 Response Coordinator in the coordinator’s role as focal point, both internally and externally, for COVID-19 preparedness and response for Archdiocesan Schools. The coordinator has the primary position responsible for ensuring preparedness and safety of school operations in response to COVID-19, and for managing and implementing responses to COVID-19 infections in the Catholic schools operating under the direction of the Superintendent of Schools. The intake specialist shall assist the coordinator in the dispatch of all coordinator duties.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
• Provide intake of all COVID-19 positive cases from all Catholic schools throughout the Archdiocese of New York
• Act as chief liaison and contact person between the COVID-19 Response Coordinator office and local health departments in the registering and tracking of positive cases.
• Track cases of the COVID-19 virus in the Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of New York.
• Monitor and report presumed and confirmed cases daily to the Superintendent, his staff, the regional superintendents, and Director of Insurance and Risk Management.
• React quickly to crisis and organize / implement appropriate assessments and responses.
• Monitor latest COVID-19 directives and guidelines from local, state, and national public health officials.
• Support the logistics activities of the COVID-19 Response Coordinator, school administrative and/or health/nursing staff, in relation to the purchasing of COVID-19 related supplies, etc.
• 1+ years Administrative Support experience
• B.A. or B.S. Degree; Clinical degree or diploma (nurse), or Public Health degree a plus.
• knowledge and understanding of developing large scale tracking for outbreak investigations and contact tracing.
EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES:
• Good communications skills, ability to communicate ideas clearly such as in guidelines and job aids.
• Ability to prioritize clearly and oversee multiple tasks and to take the initiative in project decisions.
• Able to set clear objectives for staff and to delegate. Committed to consultative leadership.
• Knowledge of caring and compassion for affected persons, children, and all staff
• Flexibility, ability to work under pressure in a fast-moving, charitable, resource- challenged environment.
• Able to ensure quick, quality delivery in stressful environment.
• Good knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
• Proficiency with computers and smart phone technology; Able to work remotely.