196108 - Ehs Specialist
CA-Southern California - San Diego
Up to $24.00 DOE
12 mos
Chipton-Ross is seeking an Ehs Specialist for an opening in Carlsbad, CA.

The Contact Tracing Specialist is an EHS /HR professional providing support to our Carlsbad, CA location to protect the site from COVID-19. The Coordinator is responsible for reaching out to people (contacts) who have been exposed to COVID-19 and provide guidance to interrupt ongoing disease transmission. Dialogue with contacts will be guided by standard protocols to obtain any symptom history and other relevant health information, provide instructions for self-quarantine, and make appropriate referrals to testing and other essential support services. This position will require prioritization, prompt action, and attention to detail in documentation and data management as multiple investigations will be conducted simultaneously. Coordinators will follow all designated scripts and questions, and comply with policies and procedures provided by the company regarding confidentiality and data security for the handling of sensitive client information and protected health information.

Initiate prompt communication to employs exposed to COVID-19 through phone calls, email, and other communication platforms as necessary. Employ dynamic communication and interpersonal skills, cultural competency/sensitivity, tactful language, and empathetic interviewing skills to build rapport and maintain trust with employees of varied backgrounds. Assure confidentiality and carry out efforts to locate and communicate with clients in a manner that preserves the confidentiality and privacy of all involved. Notify the contact of their exposure to COVID-19, following a script or guidance to provide COVID-19 guidance around quarantine and return to work. Conduct notification of exposure in a manner that maintains the confidentiality of the patient (or person who was diagnosed with COVID-19) and ensures that the identity of the patient is NOT disclosed. Obtain and document relevant information, including contact demographics. Provide approved information and guidance on quarantine procedures and what to do if symptoms develop.

Strong verbal and written communication skills, including active listening, emotional intelligence. Ability to interact in a non-judgmental manner with culturally diverse populations and persons experiencing a wide range of social conditions. Critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and the ability to use sound judgment in responding to client issues and concerns. Ability to read and write in English. Ability to adapt to changing environments and receive constructive feedback. Ability to use discretion, maintain confidentiality and ethical conduct. Ability to work effectively with all levels of staff, establishing and maintaining collaborative professional relationships. Strong time management skills (organization, prioritization, multitasking). Ability to work independently and as part of a cross functional team. Proficiency with use of a computer. Proficiency with MS Office 365 (i.e., Outlook, Word, Teams)

Accredited High School Diploma/GED

1st Shift

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Rochelle Anderson
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x280 or (800) 927-9318 x280

To ensure compliance with President Biden’s September 9, 2021 executive order, the client is implementing a new requirement for U.S.-based employees to either show proof of being fully vaccinated from COVID-19, or have an approved reasonable accommodation (based on a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief) exempting them from the requirement, by December 8, 2021 (timing may vary in some states). Individuals who are unable to meet COVID-19 requirements due to a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief may apply for a reasonable accommodation during the post-offer process. Individuals with approved accommodations will be subject to frequent COVID-19 testing.

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.