Contact Tracer Job at St Vincent’s Health Australia – in Melbourne VIC

Job Description

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Friendly and supportive team environment
  • Full time/Part time fixed term until 31/12/2021

About the Role

The COVID Contact Tracer will a ssist in the assessment, management and follow up of staff and patients exposed to COVID19 including health care associated infections, community and interstate exposures. You will also be responsible for additional COVID activities as required.

Conduct case interviews and record details into the relevant database

Provide cases with isolation advice and refer them to other support services if required

Provide public health information and direction to reduce the risk of community spread

Identify close contacts and provide them with the necessary advice and supports

Classifications for this position will range from classification range Registered Nurse Grade 3A YT11 ($93,730 per annum) to HSUA 5 Grade 1 HS1 ($58,442.80 per annum).

Your Contribution

Clinical background/experience in nursing, allied health or public health

Highly developed communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills

Previous contact tracing experience, ideally during the COVID-19 pandemic

Demonstrated commitment to professionalism and maintaining confidentiality

The ability to work without supervision and effectively in a team setting

Current National criminal history check, or willing to obtain/ Worker Screening

What we offer

  • Salary Packaging – Increase your take home pay!
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • CBD Location, close to Public Transport and close to lots of car parks – if applicable

About Contact Tracing Team

The COVID Contact Tracer has responsibility across all campuses of St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne. You will be primarily located at the Fitzroy campus or working from home. The Contact Tracing team is an important part of the Infection Prevention and Control Team.

Working at St Vincent’s

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services and is driven by values of Compassion, Justice, Integrity and Excellence.


Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.

We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. Inclusion is essential to our mission and diversity reflects the community we serve.

Please visit our website, for further information regarding our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment at SVHM.

SVHA has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases in healthcare settings. You may therefore be required to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).

Position Description and Critical Job Demands Checklist:Review the following documents:
JR119617_Contact Tracer PD Sep21.pdf

Contact Details:
Samantha Palmby, Infection Prevention & Control Manager 9231 4069

Alternate Contact:
Chembie Villalobos Contact Tracing Team Leader 9906 5630

Closing Date:
13 October 2021 11:59pm

Reconciliation Action Plan:
At St Vincent’s we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees. As part of our Commitment to Reconciliation and Closing the Gap in employment related outcomes, we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

For further information, visit https ://www.svha.org.au/about-us/reconciliation or get in contact at [email protected]

View Reconciliation Action Plan

Code of Conduct:
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About Company

Company: St Vincent’s Health Australia –

Company Location:  Melbourne VIC

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