Date: Jan 7, 2023

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:

Job Role Summary

This position is 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 individual and provide health information, education and screenings during refugee health screenings, health fairs, and other community events.


  • Completion of a Bachelors degree in nursing from a National League for Nursing accredited program with emphasis on epidemiology, infectious diseases, microbiology, statistics, or related courses.
  • 2 years of experience as a professional nurse, including at least one year of hospital practice is preferred

Licenses/Certifications Required

  • Current Indiana license as a Registered Nurse
  • Valid Indiana driver's license
  • Access to own vehicle and automobile insurance
  • CPR and TB Skin Test certified

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Language Skills:

  • Able to compile pertinent information and prepare and present oral and written technical reports to all levels of the organization and the general public
  • Read, write, and follow written/verbal instructions in English

Mathematical Skills:

  • Data management analysis
  • Basic statistical methods


  • Ability to function independently with minimal supervision, set priorities, flexible
  • Ability to interact in a professional manner and effectively deal with the demands of clients, agencies, community partners, and government entities
  • Ability to maintain respectful working relationships
  • Able to anticipate potential problems in order to intervene with appropriate corrective and/or adaptive measures
  • Demonstrate accuracy in interpreting/presenting data (e.g., laboratory data)


  • Disease etiology/treatment modalities
  • Public health principles/concepts
  • Local/State/Federal laws, regulations concerning communicable diseases and the foreign born population
  • Community resources
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
  • Basic office clerical and computer skills needed for ordering, communicating and other administrative functions

Working Enviornment

  • Unconfined sitting - client interviews, computer data entry (charting), etc., standing or walking to and from community sites; climbing stairs; steady use of hands or fingers; lifting, carrying, etc. with arms and legs (possibly as much as 20 pounds).
  • May be exposed to communicable disease, blood and other bodily fluids
  • Able to work under pressure of deadlines and respond to immediate needs of communicable disease prevention/containment activities
  • Required to wear N-95 masks in situations where client is considered infectious


Contacts - Internal/External:

  • Department/program area staff, MCPHD organization-wide staff, clients/customers, medical professionals, government agencies, and other organizations
  • Examples of contacts include, but are not limited to, hospitals, physician offices, ISDH and other health departments, schools, resettlement agencies, general public, and various MCPHD departments' staff

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