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The Christian County Health Department is accepting applications for a Full Time

Public Health Director II

General Duties include: This position serves at the discretion of the Board of Health. Responsibilities for the position include, but are not limited to; Direct the personnel of a single or multi-county health department in providing a variety of public health services (medical, environmental, home health and supportive services) to the community(ies) served by the department as appointing authority. Perform a variety of tasks such as planning, financial management, organizing and measuring performance of the staff in a district or single county. Assesses and analyze the health status of each county. Has a close working relationship with state agencies which provide technical assistance and support and may include direct payroll and accounting assistance. Incorporates the Core Public Health Functions and ten essential services of Public Health into the practice of the agency. May serve as secretary to the Board of Health. Typically supervises 31-60 employees.

Minimum Education, Training and Experience Requirements: Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Public or Health Administration, Public or Community Health, Nursing, Social Science, Education or other related degree. Must have four (4) years of experience in Public Health or other health related occupations, one (1) of which must have been in a supervisory or management capacity. 

Starting Salary: $58,539 - $76,108 /Annually Grade 28 

Completed application and transcript must be returned by close of business April 7, 2017 to the

Christian County Health Department: 

Attention: Joshua Mosby

Resume will not substitute for completed application.

The Christian County Health Department accepts applications for the position of :

Local Health Nurse I (RN) on an ongoing basis.

This position serves under the direction of the Nurse Manager.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: provide basic entry level nursing care and assessments to the client consistent with the Core Clinical Services Guide (CCSG), Nursing Standards of Practice and established policies, procedures and licensing laws; document services provided to the client according to standards of the CCSG and Administrative Reference (AR); maintain confidentiality and privacy according to HIPAA and agency guidelines; develop and conduct educational counseling and teaching activities for individual clients and families; utilize basic awareness of community resources and complete required trainings.
Minimum Education, Training or Experience:  Must have RN license in Kentucky or compact state or provisional license in Kentucky, meeting all requirements of KRS 314.041 and approval to practice as Registered Nurse Applicant (RNA).

Starting Salary:  $17.10 - $21.34/hr negotiable with additional experience.  Grade 15

Applications may be obtained at the Christian County Health Department, 1700 Canton Street, Hopkinsville or on this website. College transcript and a copy of license to practice nursing must be returned with the completed application to the Christian County Health Department, P.O. Box 647, Hopkinsville, KY 42241.

For information contact the Human Resources Department at (270) 887-4160 ext.122.

Applicants in this classification will be subject to a drug screening and background check.  

Resume will not substitute for completed application. EOE


For information regarding classification including pay grades and salary ranges, please click here.  


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Completed Applications can be emailed to:

Faxed to (270) 887-4165 or Mailed to: Christian County Health Dept. 1700 Canton Street Hopkinsville, KY 42241.

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* A Complete Application & Supplemental Documentation is required for consideration of any open position. Please return completed application by position closing date*

Employment Contact:

Joshua L. Mosby

Human Resource Manager

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Christian County Health Department
PO BOX 647 / 1700 Canton Street
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Phone: 270-887-4160
Fax: 270-887-4165
Oak Grove WIC Clinic
240 Thompsonville Lane
Oak Grove, KY 42262
Phone: 270-640-6022