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Catholic Charities, Diocese of Nashville

State Refugee Health Coordinator

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Nashville


Job Summary

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Nashville, is seeking candidates for the position of State Refugee Health Coordinator in its Tennessee Office for Refugees department. This is a full-time position and the work schedule is 37.5 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The work location is the Catholic Pastoral Center located at 2806 McGavock Pike, Nashville, TN, 37214.

Job Responsibilities

Primary job functions include:

  • Oversight of the refugee medical screening program
  • Assist in coordination of health care services for refugees across the state
  • Development/provision of ongoing health education for refugees in Tennessee
  • Identify and develop strategic partnerships to advance refugee health
  • Serve as liaison with federal partners and statewide partners on all health-related issues
  • Analyze data to identify trends, gaps, and opportunities for improvement in refugee health in Tennessee
  • Coordinate with resettlement providers to promote refugee health



  • Masters’ degree in Public Health or related field preferred
  • Experience in the field of refugee resettlement preferred

Other Skills or Requirements:

  • Strong administrative and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn trauma-informed practices
  • Ability to analyze data and apply results for the development of intervention strategies
  • Extensive knowledge of the field of public health
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to differences in culture
  • Effective interpersonal and other communication skills to build relationships and advocate for the health needs and concerns of the refugee community
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of clinical issues related to conditions commonly found in new refugee arrivals
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, scientific research, databases, and other systems
  • Knowledge of confidentiality standards and ability to maintain protected and private health information
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and the ability to travel out of town as needed

Additional Information


This is a full-time benefits eligible position.

How to Apply

To Apply Click The Link: Apply Here


  • Date Posted: October 7, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)
  • Working Hours: M-F 8:00-4:30