Outreach Worker

TB Elimination

$29,756 per year
Medical, dental, life, pension, deferred compensation plan, paid leave and holidays, etc.

Position Description:

Delivers TB medications; provides directly observed therapy (DOT) of patients taking their medications when receiving treatment for active or latent tuberculosis, observes for and reports medication side effects; accurately and promptly documents services and observations in the patient record; assists with community TBE screening and education programs; acts as a liaison between patients and other TBE staff; and performs other TB control duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma or GED.
Ability to provide weekend and holiday coverage of DOT therapy visits (weekend coverage is on a rotation schedule).
Valid class “D” driver’s license, use of personal vehicle, and maintenance of valid personal vehicle insurance as required by Tennessee Law.
Ability to pass respiratory mask fit testing.
Ability to work flexible hours.
Bilingual ability a plus.

Candidates with accreditations earned in a foreign institute are encouraged to apply.

Must demonstrate the following competencies: time management; work ethic; follow through; adaptability; attention to detail; decision making; valuing diversity; honesty and integrity; being accountable; and active listening.