COVID-19 Site Operations Lead (Temporary)

Remote, USA /
Operations – Operations /
Temporary Full-Time
Recently named by Rock Health as the 'Best Digital Health Company to Work For,' Color is a leading healthcare technology company. Color makes population-scale healthcare programs accessible, convenient, and cost-effective for everyone. Color works with health systems, employers, and national health initiatives around the world including the million-person All of Us Research Program by the National Institutes of Health. 

Since March, Color has mobilized to repurpose core parts of its infrastructure for a massive COVID-19 response and helped fundamentally change the access model for COVID-19 testing across massive public health programs (including the City of San Francisco and community-based efforts in Oakland), major U.S. employers, and universities. For more information about Color and its response to COVID-19, visit www.color.com.

We are looking for someone to join our COVID-19 Site Operations team in the role of COVID-19 Site Operations Lead for multiple COVID-19 testing site operations. You will be a liaison between Color and onsite clinical testing staff, help us scale our sites across California, and be the point of contact for a region and program of COVID-19 testing sites. Your work will have a direct impact on people’s lives by scaling the availability and accessibility of COVID-19 testing, and ensuring highly professional and efficient operations across multiple sites.

How You’ll Contribute:

    • The ideal candidate will assist with setting up and addressing the ongoing needs of multiple COVID-19 testing sites each day.
    • Plan the launch of new testing sites based on the needs of the program and our customers
    • Work with various courier services and our internal operations team, including scheduling, troubleshooting, escalations, and tracking, to ensure that samples are picked up and transported in a timely manner.
    • Be the point of contact for onsite clinical staff and site managers to ensure that COVID-19 test kits are fully stocked and inventory is closely tracked.
    • Provide internal support to ensure effective software flow, troubleshooting, and program support per site.
    • Assist with improvements – from ideation to implementation – across signage, site materials, traffic flow, participant and clinician workflow, and technical tools.
    • Provide metrics updates to relevant stakeholders.
    • Implement new program procedures and ensure flawless execution at each testing site.
    • Ensure that all testing sites are running and following the latest operating procedures, and all staff are trained on the latest SOPs.

Our Ideal Candidate Will

    • Minimum 4 years of professional experience
    • Have experience leading rigorous operations with excellence and a track record of designing and running complex, people-intensive operations and creating great experiences for everyone involved.
    • Have excellent communications skills, including prioritization of messages, sharing details of testing sites across multiple internal and external teams, and implementation of strategies to help scale the testing program.
    • Understand or be excited to learn basic software, configurations, logistics and troubleshooting.
    • Be enthusiastic about providing real-time problem solving for daily issues while also working with our internal operations team to develop and continuously improve workflows to ensure the highest quality and efficiency service.
    • Have a flexible schedule.
    • Be calm under pressure and urgent situations, and eager to work with multiple teams to ensure the success of COVID-19 testing sites.
    • Have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
    • Have experience with Slack, Google Docs & Google Spreadsheets.

Nice to Have:

    • Boots-on-the-ground operational experience at hyper growth companies
    • Project management experience
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