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Boston University PART-TIME CONTACT TRACER, University Health Services, COVID-19 Back2BU Health and Safety Initiative in BOSTON, Massachusetts

PART-TIME CONTACT TRACER, University Health Services, COVID-19 Back2BU Health and Safety Initiative


COVID-19 Back2BU Health and Safety Initiative

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Grade 45

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Job Description

Boston University is seeking caring, passionate individuals to work in their COVID-19 Back2BU ( Health and Safety Initiative. Under the combined leadership of Student Health Services and Occupational Health exemplary candidates will act as patient advocates providing education and services for multi-faceted aspects of COVID-19 including testing, results notification, quarantine, isolation, contact tracing, and community resources. Training in all areas will be provided.

Boston University is looking for Contact Tracers to perform COVID-19 contact tracing as part of its COVID-19 Recovery Plan. Contact Tracers will be responsible for making phone calls to close contacts of individuals diagnosed with COVID-19. These phone calls will involve a symptom check, referral for testing if appropriate, and recommendations and requirements for quarantine/isolation according to protocols. Contact Tracers will report daily to an RN supervisor who can provide them with the appropriate clinical information to make these recommendations and referrals. Contact Tracers are required to follow established scripts and protocols provided by Boston University.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to handle confidential information with professionalism and discretion

  • Ability to speak Spanish and/or Portuguese preferred


This is a regular, staff position with eligibility for BU Benefits including health, dental, retirement, subsidized MBTA, and generous paid-time off.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.