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Housing Coordinator COVID-19

Date: Jan 12, 2022

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  Health Department 

Pay:  $19.64 an hour.  

Work Schedule: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday-Friday. Evenings and weekend work is possible  


This is a temporary position at the Sedgwick County Health Department (SCHD) that supports COVID-19 response. The Housing Manager COVID-19 coordinates and collaborates with partners and internal staff to place Sedgwick County residents who meet criteria into non-congregate housing when isolation is needed. The position develops and coordinates associated Housing processes to provide assessment, care recommendations, and housing management for vulnerable populations. 


Coordinate a team to place individuals into non-congregate housing when isolation is needed

  • Organize, develop, and guide team activities and roles
  • Develop procedures and ensure the procedures are followed by staff and are known to external partners
  • If surge capacity is needed, coordinate tasks with external partners
  • Assign tasks to the team and ensure the tasks are completed timely and accurately
  • Place clients in the Hotel Isolation Program and perform daily assessments
  • Drive clients to hotel and drive to hotel for assessments
  • Coordinate daily meals for clients in the Hotel Isolation Program
  • Supervise and evaluate the Hotel Isolation Program Medical Specialist


Work with SCHD staff and community partners to serve vulnerable populations

  • Build and maintain relationships with SCHD staff, internal county departments, KDHE, healthcare facilities, local organizations and agencies, and vulnerable populations.
  • Coordinate with the jail, hospitals, homeless shelters, and other community agencies about individuals recommended to be placed into non-congregate housing.
  • Ensure appropriate guidance is written and disseminated in an appropriate manner to vulnerable populations.
  • Assist in communicating messages using risk communications strategies.
  • Provide verbal and written guidance to medical professionals and the public.
  • Ensure a list of referral resources is maintained.


Support COVID-19 Response Housing Activities

  • Create written protocols to provide assessment, care recommendations, care coordination, and housing management for vulnerable populations.
  • Assist in developing contracts and MOUs as needed.
  • Ensure data are collected, managed, and analyzed. Create accurate reports.
  • Purchase items according to County policy.


Minimum Qualifications: Certification as a Medical Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant, Licensed Practical Nurse, Paramedic or other professional licensure or training which provides certification of skills and competencies necessary to complete the essential job functions of the position which includes performing patient assessments. One year of work experience with Microsoft Word and Excel. Four years of work experience in a medical setting or public health department performing medical assessments. Project management experience. Per Sedgwick County policy, this is a driving level position that requires a valid Kansas driver’s license without restrictions and current proof of automobile insurance.


Preferred Qualifications: Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in a science, health or related field. One year of work experience working with a vulnerable population such as people who are homeless, incarcerated or developmentally disabled. One year of work experience working with community groups. One year of work experience managing projects. One year of supervisory experience.


It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

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