Date: Nov 10, 2020

Location: Indianapolis, IN, US, 46205

Organization: HHC

Marion County Public Health Department is an organization that celebrates diversity, and seeks to employ a diverse workforce. We actively encourage all individuals to apply for employment and to seek advancement opportunities. Marion County Public Health Department also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities as required by law. For additional questions please contact us at: hrmail@hhcorp.org.

Job Role Summary

Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, coordinating, and monitoring of client care. Responsible for evaluating the options and services required to meet an individual’s health needs using communication and available resources to promote quality, cost-effective outcomes. Responsible for managing services for the individuals diagnosed with or suspected of having TB or latent TB infection, from initiation to completion of treatment, change in diagnosis, or death.  
This position requires a responsible professional to work in the development, coordination and implementation of efforts to decrease TB in Marion County through the provision of providing latent TB medications, providing directly observed therapy, or DOT, and prompt, accurate screening and diagnosis.  The employee serves as a lead worker for day-to-day program management; works with the Supervisor on quality assurance; and serves as a specialized consultant on TB.  Under the general supervision of the TB Coordinator, this position is responsible for the supervision of the TB Community Health Workers (CHW). The supervision of the TB CHWs includes managing a master DOT list for MCPHD in collaboration with the MCPHD district health offices. 

  • Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in nursing from a National League for Nursing accredited program with emphasis on epidemiology, infectious diseases, microbiology, statistics, or related courses. Master’s degree in public health nursing, public health, or epidemiology encouraged.
  • 3 years of experience as a professional nurse, including at least one year of hospital practice and 2 years of practice in a public health setting with case (progressive) management responsibilities.
  • Experience working with refugee and immigrant populations.
  • Experience in creating and generating data sets and reports for epidemiological use preferred.
  • Experience working in TB or infectious disease clinic preferred. 
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Able to compile pertinent information and prepare and present oral and written technical reports to all levels of the organization and the general public.
  • Bilingual preferred. 
  • Data management analysis.
  • Basic statistical methods.
  • Demonstrate accuracy in interpreting/presenting data
  • Has the ability to prioritize work and the flexibility to respond to frequent crisis situations related to disease containment and control
  • Able to anticipate potential problems in order to intervene with appropriate corrective and/or adaptive measures
  • Able to interpret laboratory data
  • Knowledge of: disease etiology/treatment modalities, public health principles/concepts, local/State/Federal laws, regulations concerning communicable diseases, community resources
  • Able to work under pressure of deadlines and respond to immediate needs of communicable disease prevention/containment activities
  • May be required to perform physical activities associated with provision of nursing care in conjunction with disease prevention/containment activities

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis