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need to create a citizen account and

then search LHDCOS (search and apply).


Public Health HANDS Supervisor

General Duties include:  This position serves under the general direction of the Clinic Manager or other appropriate program supervisor.  Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to; Primary duty to provide and direct Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) employees that provide services in early childhood education and family support to assist infants and toddlers from birth up to three (3) years of age and/or other health care projects.  Make decisions on personnel policy matters affecting assigned staff, including performance monitoring/evaluation of staff, may participate in the selection, hiring and orientation processes of new employees to ensure best use of time and resources.  May attend training conferences; conduct/facilitate meetings and training employees in methods for performing effective and efficient job. Provide professional program administrative and technical expertise and assist service providers and program staff.  Assist or assign staff to help resolve billing problems, determine client eligibility, benefits and appropriate services and referrals.  Prepare and review detailed statistical data/clinical management program reports and perform quality assurance audits to oversee/monitor program records/quality of care provided and coordination of program services with internal and external entities and ensure that providers/staff understand program guidelines.   May provide input to new and proposed legislation to help determine impact on local programs/interpret policy relating to agency operating procedures and program administration.  Perform/assist/serve as resource person in defining program goals and objectives and establish methods/measures of accomplishing program based objectives.  May serve as a liaison between staff and state or federal officials regarding services and ensure that performance measures and standards for program/services are met.   May conduct parent assessments and home visits as needed.

Minimum Education, Training or Experience:  Bachelor’s Degree per special program requirements  and three (3) years of professional experience in public or community health agency or similar capacity that would demonstrate the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.

Substitution for Education, Training or Experience:  Master’s Degree in Public Health, Business Administration or Human Services related field may substitute for one (1) year experience.

OR

Associate Degree in Nursing with Licensure in Kentucky or compact state and five (5) years of professional experience in public or community health agency or similar capacity that would demonstrate the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities will substitute for the education and experience requirement.

Special Program Requirements:  Must be a licensed Social Worker or licensed Registered Nurse in Kentucky or compact state to supervise and conduct performance evaluations for staff that delivers direct services per 902 KAR 4:120.

Apply at the application link above. Create a citizen account and search LHDCOS (search and apply). Completed application must be submitted by June 30th. 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.


Health Environmentalist II

General Duties include:  This position serves under the general direction of the Environmental Health Director.  Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to: Perform work of moderate to complex difficulty in the inspection of facilities, the investigation and resolution of environmental complaints and nuisances. With considerable ability; inspect and provide consultation to establishments or facilities for compliance with state regulations.  Review plans for new construction and modification of regulated facilities to ensure compliance with regulations and makes recommendations for approval or disapproval of plans.  Review plans for on-site sewage systems for residences, institutions and other construction.  Respond to complaints regarding pollution, housing, insect or rodent infestation or other health related problems.  Attempt to solve problems through negotiation; initiate legal action if applicable or refer to appropriate health department personnel. May serve as resource person to health environmentalist/trainee or support staff. Working ability to identify regulatory infractions and recommend corrective actions. Assist Preparedness Coordinator with preparedness duties.

Minimum Education, Training or Experience:  Bachelor Degree from a college or university with a minor or twenty-four (24) semester hours in environmental health, biological or physical science or registration as a Kentucky Environmental Specialist/Sanitarian under KRS 223 and one (1) year of experience as a health environmentalist performing inspections.

Special Requirements:  Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Note:  an individual upon employment must become registered under the provisions of KRS 223 within six (6) months to remain a permanent employee per Administrative Regulations 902KAR 8:080.

Starting Salary:  $19.19/hr negotiable with additional experience.  Grade 19

Completed application must be submitted by June 25, 2021.


Health Environmentalist I

General Duties include:  This position serves under the direction of the Environmental Health Director.    Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to: Perform work of moderate difficulty while receiving training in the application of environmental health programs and in the enforcement of regulations through formal classroom training and on-the-job experience.  Perform duties with close monitoring by professional supervisory personnel until properly trained to perform functions independently.  Perform regular inspections of tourist accommodations, schools, swimming pools to ensure compliance with state and local regulations pertaining to environmental health, this may include taking product samples and forwarding for testing. Secure water samples; investigate nuisance complaints and other duties related to environmental health.  Inspect food establishments for compliance with state regulations pertaining to sanitation.  Request assistance from supervisors in situations beyond his/her scope of training and experience. Interpret reports generated by the Environmental Health Management Information System (EHMIS)/Graphical Users Interface (GUI) system. Analyze and interpret data regarding test results, inspections results, etc. and present results to appropriate types of audiences.  Assist Preparedness Coordinator with preparedness duties.

Minimum Education, Training or Experience:  Bachelor Degree from a college or university with a minor or twenty-four (24) semester hours in environmental health, biological or physical science or registration as a Kentucky Environmental Specialist/Sanitarian under KRS 223.

Special Requirements:  Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Note:  an individual upon employment must become registered under the provisions of KRS 223 to remain a permanent employee per Administrative Regulations 902KAR 8:080.

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

Completed application must be submitted by June 25, 2021.


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