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The Christian County Health Department is accepting applications for a

Local Health Nurse II-Hands

General Duties include: This position serves under limited direction of the MCH Program Coordinator. Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to; Perform advanced level functions with increasing independence in the Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) program providing Parent Visit Assessment/Survey with parents (prenatal and/or immediately after the birth) to determine appropriate level of support from the community. May mentor program staff, which provides home visitation or parent visit assessments of eligible clients involving infant and toddlers from birth up to three (3) years of age. Provide advanced assistance to the public or program and office staff in areas of expertise, may participate in on site visits, review and preparation of reports and records to ensure accountability and effectiveness. Interpret and implement policies and procedures as directed and may participate or make recommendations for improvement of services. Prepare program plans, policy manuals and other informational materials for distribution to staff, patients, clients and the general public to meet federal, state and agency compliance.   Maintain a collaborative relationship and represent the department on inter-agency councils and committees and attends meetings or conferences relating to area of responsibility. May supervise program staff, if special requirements of 902 KAR 4:120 are met. May conduct home visits when necessary.

Additional duties will include participation in specialized or program specific clinics providing nursing care and assessment to the client or employee orientation and training consistent with the Core Clinical Service Guide (CCSG), Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice. Develop and implement a plan of care or conduct educational counseling and teaching for individual clients and families based on health risks. Document services provided to the client. Maintain confidentiality and privacy according to guidelines. 

Minimum Education, Training or Experience: See special requirements. One (1) year of Registered Nurse (RN) experience.

Substitution for Education, Training or Experience: BSN or Master’s Degree in Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Education or Public Health may substitute for one (1) year of experience. 

Special Requirements: (Age, Licensure, Regulation, Etc.) Must have RN license in Kentucky or compact state.

Starting Salary: $17.98 - $19.05/hr negotiable with additional experience. Grade 18

Completed application and transcript must be returned by close of business January 24, 2017 to the Christian County Health Department.

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
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