Shelter Health Assessment Coordinator

Organization: Porchlight

Location: Madison, WI

Under the oversight of the Shelter Manager, a Shelter Health Assessment Coordinator is responsible for assessing and diverting guests experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19 to emergency medical care or to the Medical Respite Center. Shelter Health Assessment Coordinators work with in-person volunteers and staff to ensure each guest presenting at shelter receives an initial symptom screening, collaborate with virtual nurse volunteers to provide in-depth screenings for guests who report or present with symptoms, and coordinate referrals to medical respite and/or emergency departments as necessary.

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