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Employment Opportunities

November 16, 2020

 

PLEASE NOTE: these positions are for employment for at least 6 months but are subject to extension depending on funding.  Interested candidates can apply by emailing their resume to AskSumter@FLHealth.gov.  Please include the position for which you are applying for in the subject of the email.

Medical Support Positions (RN/LPN)

Position Description:

  • Work up to 40 hours per week
  • Work weekends, as needed
  • Assist with and conduct COVID-19 testing by collecting nasopharyngeal and or oropharyngeal swabs
  • Assist with specimen packaging and shipping
  • May be required to work before, during and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency.  Emergency duty required includes working in special needs shelters, or performing other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural.
  • Willingness to work at the Sumter County Health Department (Sumter-CHD) Bushnell, Wildwood, and/or The Villages clinics.
  • Other COVID-19 related duties, as assigned by supervisor
  • Pay - RN $31/hour | LPN $25/hour

 

COVID-19 Contract Tracer

Position Description:

  • Be available to work up to 40 hours per week, in-person
  • Work weekends, as needed
  • Conduct COVID related data entry
  • Conduct COVID-19 related contact tracing & case investigation
  • Provide guidance aimed at controlling the spread of COVID-19
  • Assist with specimen packaging and shipping
  • May be required to work before, during and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency. Emergency duty required includes working in special needs shelters, or performing other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural.
  • Willingness to work at the Sumter County Health Department (Sumter-CHD) Bushnell, Wildwood, and/or The Villages clinics.
  • Other COVID-19 related duties, as assigned by supervisor
  • Pay - $23/hour 

 

COVID-19 Clerical Support

Position Description:

  • Be available to work up to 40 hours per week, in-person
  • Conduct COVID related data entry
  • Assist with the coordination of COVID-19 related clerical task
  • Respond to emails from community members
  • Manage the Sumter-CHD confidential fax logs and process
  • Communicate with neighboring counties to send and receive COVID-19 related lab results.
  • May be required to work before, during and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency. Emergency duty required includes working in special needs shelters, or performing other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural.
  • Willingness to work at the Sumter County Health Department (Sumter-CHD) Bushnell, Wildwood, and/or The Villages clinics.
  • Pay - $18/hour