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Human Resources 
Indiana Department of Health

Employee Journey

The details referenced herein pertain to state employees only. 

HR Contacts 
General HR questions can be directed to inbox: isdhHRmail@spd.in.gov
Location: 2N Meridian, 3rd floor 
Fax: 317-233-7394

Department of Health HR Staff 

HR Director: Heather Whitaker | hwhitaker@spd.in.gov | 317-605-4323 (call/text)
Senior HR Business Partner | James Audley | jaaudley@spd.in.gov | 317-233-7620 
HR Business Partner | Megan Bierl | mbierl@spd.in.gov | 317-233-7522 
Recruitment Consultant | Holli Caine | hcaine@spd.in.gov | 317-232-3065 
Compensation Analyst | Jon Dhondt | jdhondt1@spd.in.gov | 317-232-4522 
Learning & Development Consultant | Cody Miles | cmiles1@spd.in.gov | 317-233-8939

Indiana State Personnel Department (INSPD): Quick Reference | Website: in.gov/spd | Phone: 855-773-4647

INSPD Benefits Divisionspdbenefits@spd.in.gov | 855-773-4647, option 1 
INSPD Career Assistance | jobs@spd.in.gov | 855-773-4647, option 2 
INSPD Worker’s Compensation855-773-4647, option 3 
Employee Relations | 855-773-4647, option 4 
Family Medical Leave855-773-4647, option 4 
Employment Verifications | 855-773-4647, option 5

Accrued Leave Calendar

Click here to view the Vacation, Personal, and Sick Leave Accrual Chart. To request your balance, contact our Payroll Coordinator at payroll@isdh.in.gov.

Add to Listserv 

Contact the Indiana Department of Health Helpdesk Portal here.

Address Change

  1. Log in to PeopleSoft HR and follow this navigation to update your address for Human Resources purposes: Self Service > Personal Information > Home and Mailing Address > Edit > Save. This will change your address with insurance providers, if applicable.
  2. Complete the Change of Address form and send to our Payroll Coordinator at payroll@isdh.in.gov. It is imperative this change is made with payroll for W2, county tax purposes, and Hoosier START (if applicable).
  3. Contact the Indiana Public Retirement System (INPRS) at 1-844-GO-INPRS.
  4. If you have a Health Savings Account, contact Old National Bank at 888-472-8697.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 is a wide-ranging civil rights law that prohibits discrimination based on disability. Resources for managers can be found here. Contact HR if a reasonable accommodation may be necessary.


See Medical Leaves section below.

Diversity and Inclusion

Click here for resources provided by HR on topics related to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We are actively working on building this space so stay tuned for more!

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)  – FREE to all state employees and their household members

The goal of the EAP is to help you cope with the challenges happening in your life – whether it’s concerning financial issues, emotional well-being, addiction and recovery, or other life events, click here to review the Anthem EAP services that are available to you. If you would like to speak with a real person call (800) 223-7723. Click here for a special presentation directed to Indiana Department of Health employees entitled Dealing with Stress During COVID.

Employee Discounts 

There are many benefits of being a state employee. Check out all of these discounts!

Employee Handbook 

Click here to review the State of Indiana employee handbook.

Employment Opportunities 

Click here to find state of Indiana employment opportunities via our internal job bank. For instructions to apply as an internal candidate, click here.


Click here for state ethics rules and procedures. Questions and/or concerns can be directed to the Office of the Inspector General or you are welcome to start with the Indiana Department of Health Ethics Officer, Deana Smith .

Family Medical Leave 

See Medical Leaves section below.


Find INSPD forms for policies, performance management, work place injuries and much more.

Hiring Process 

From requesting to fill a vacancy to onboarding your new state employee, click here for instructions and forms specific to our hiring process. To hire a contractor, contact the Finance Division.


A complete list of the current year’s state holidays can be found here.

Invest In Your Health / Wellness  

Learn how to earn your annual premium discount and health incentives here. Click here to watch the 2021 wellness programming presentation by Ashley Martin, INSPD Wellness Consultant.

Job Categories and Pay Plan 

View a complete list of job codes, classifications, and families.

Jury Duty 

Click here for instructions should you be called for jury duty.

Medical Leaves 

Click here for information, forms, and instructions should you need to take leave of absence due to medical reasons.

Name Change 

Click here for instructions to update your name.


Thinking of resigning or retiring? Click here for more helpful information. To confirm when exiting staff will receive their last paycheck and their benefits termination date, click here. Questions pertaining to your last paycheck should be directed to our Payroll Coordinator at payroll@isdh.in.gov.


Welcome to the Indiana Department of Health! New employees should receive first day instructions from HR and their supervisor. Click here for more information including new employee paperwork, required training, and helpful resources. Click here for our New Employee Checklist. To confirm when new staff will receive their first paycheck and the effective date of their benefits click here. Questions pertaining to your first paycheck should be directed to our Payroll Coordinator at payroll@isdh.in.gov.

Organizational Chart 

Click here to view the Indiana Department of Health’s director-level organizational chart.

Payroll / PeopleSoft Time and Labor  

Payroll and PeopleSoft Time & Labor is managed within the Finance Division. Contact Courtney Wolfe, Payroll Coordinator, at 317-234-2923 or payroll@isdh.in.gov with any questions and/or concerns. For Employee Self Service Time & Labor Instructions, click here. For Manager Self Service and approval Time and Labor instructions, click here.

Performance Management 

Click here to learn more about the state’s ongoing performance management process.

Policies - Indiana Department of Health Personnel 

Click here to view the Department of Health personnel policies.

Policies - Standardized 

Standardized policies are issued by the INSPD and apply to those state government agencies and employees identified in the scope of each policy statement. Review the Responsibilities & Procedures section of each policy for complete detail.

Spot Bonus Recognition Program 

The Spot Bonus Recognition Program was created in an effort to recognize exceptional work efforts. Employees who demonstrate exemplary service that results in a tangible and measurable cost savings or achievement for the agency may be nominated for a Spot Bonus Recognition Award. Click here for more detailed instructions.

Training Opportunities (competency/soft skill related) 

The INSPD Learning & Development division provides helpful resources and information regarding enterprise-wide training and professional development opportunities here. One of the many benefits of state employment is access to thousands of professional development courses via LinkedInLearning. Take advantage of this free option! Click here for instructions to get started. Need a specific training? Contact our Learning and Development Consultant, Cody Miles . For agency specific training, contact the Indiana Department of Health’s Office of Public Health Performance Management division.

SUPERVISORS/MANAGERS – Click here for our growing list of training opportunities geared to enhancing your supervisory skillset. We add to this regularly so be sure to check back!

Worker’s Compensation / Workplace Injuries or Illness 

Click here for description, handbook, forms, required actions, and a list of designated clinics. If the injury is life-threatening call 911 immediately.