Public Health Director I
General Duties include: This position serves at the discretion of the Board of Health. Responsibilities for the position include but are not limited to: Directs the personnel of a local health department in providing a variety of public health services (medical, environmental, and supportive services) to the community served by the department as appointing authority. Performs a variety of tasks such as planning, financial management, organizing and measuring performance of staff in Christian County. Assesses and analyzes the health status of the 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 10-30 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. Experience: None; Preferred experience in Public Health or other health related occupations, including supervisory or management capacity.
Substitution for Education: A Bachelor’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 with two (2) years of experience in Public Health or health related field will substitute for the required education.
Starting Salary: $29.82 – $38.53 hr negotiable with additional experience. Grade 26
Apply at https://KOG.CHFS.KY.GOV/HOME. Create a citizen account and search LHDCOS (search and apply). Completed application must be submitted by Wednesday, January 26th, 2022. Transcripts must be uploaded before the close date of the advertisement if post-secondary education is required or may be substituted for experience. Transcripts must list the degree awarded. Qualified applicants/employees are subject to a pre-screening, selection for interview, and/or demonstration of skills testing. Employment may be contingent upon a successful drug screening and background check. Equal Opportunity Employer.
Local Health Nurse I
General Duties include: This position serves under the direction of the Nursing Supervisor. Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to; Provide basic entry level nursing care and assessments to the client consistent with the Public Health Practice Reference, Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice. Establish policies, procedures and licensing laws. Document services provided to the client according to standards of the Core Clinical Service Guide (CCSG) and Administrative Reference (AR). Maintain confidentiality and privacy according to guidelines. Develop and conduct educational counseling and teaching activities for individual clients and families. Utilize basic awareness of community resources and complete required trainings.
Special Requirements: (Age, Licensure, Regulation, Etc.) Must have RN license in Kentucky or compact state or provisional license in Kentucky, meeting all requirements of KRS 314.041.
Starting Salary: $33,345/ Annually – negotiable with additional experience Grade 15
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