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WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor - Part-time

The Barren River District Health Department is accepting applications for an unclassified contract Part-Time WIC (Women, Infant and Children) Breastfeeding Peer Counselor. This position will be for approximately sixteen (16) hours a week. Preference will be given to candidates who are bilingual in Spanish and English. Duties include contacting by phone approximately 12% of pregnant or breastfeeding women in the WIC program district-wide to offer breastfeeding peer counseling services on a regular basis to women who choose to participate. An applicant must have successfully breastfed their child(ren) for at least 6 months and be or have been a WIC client. Other duties as assigned. The minimum hourly wage is $8.00. Travel may be required to other counties as needed after training is complete. Applicants must have reliable transportation and a valid driver's license. The successful applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test and background check. Applications may be picked up at any Barren River District Health Department or at www.barrenriverhealth.org/. Return completed application to: Human Resources Director, P.O. Box 1157, Bowling Green, KY 42102 by COB on October 27, 2014. EOE.

Family Support Worker/Home Visitor

The Barren River District Health Department is accepting applications for two (2) full-time Family Support Worker/Home Visitor positions to work in the HANDS program. One position will be based in Warren County and the other will be based in Barren County. Both positions potentially serve all eight counties. The minimum requirements are a high school diploma or GED and experience in a social/health related field such as working with children, teens, and adults in a daycare, medical office, or school, which provides medical or community support services. Duties include working in the HANDS program conducting home visits with eligible first-time parents, providing and assisting families with child development information, parenting skills, health information, and linking resources. The successful applicant will also complete various forms and documentation for case records and monthly reports. Other duties as assigned. Travel will be required to other counties as needed, after orientation and training is complete. You must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license. The minimum hourly wage is $8.10. The successful applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test and background check. Applications may be picked up at any Barren River District Health Department or at www.barrenriverhealth.org/. Return completed application to: Human Resources Director, P.O. Box 1157, Bowling Green, KY 42102 by COB on October 28, 2014. EOE.


Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

The Barren River District Health Department is accepting applications for one (1) full time contract appointment for Advanced Practice Registered Nurse. This position will serve in preventive women’s health clinics in the eight (8) county Barren River District. The minimum training requirement is a current active registered nurse license from the Kentucky Board of Nursing; and a current active advanced practice registered nurse license from the Kentucky Board of Nursing. Applicants need to be highly motivated, independently thinking professionals. Duties include working independently within the scope of practice of women’s preventive health and following the guidelines written in the Core Clinical Services Guide and under the direction of the Health Department Medical Director. Preference will be given to someone with women’s health experience. Other duties as assigned. Applicant must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license. Applicants will be screened then interviewed. Salary is negotiable based on knowledge and experience level. The successful applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test and background check. Applications may be picked up at any Barren River District Health Department or at www.barrenriverhealth.org/. Return completed application, transcript and a copy of ARNP license to: Human Resources Director, P.O. Box 1157, Bowling Green, KY 42102 by COB on October 17, 2014. EOE.


Colon Cancer Screening Program Patient Navigator

The Barren River District Health Department is accepting applications for one (1) part time independent contract appointment for a Patient Navigator. This position will be based at the District office in Bowling Green.   The minimum educational requirement is a current KY Certified Nurse Aide or Certified Medical Assistant.  Applicants need to be highly motivated, independently thinking professionals.  Duties include providing outreach to target populations, assessing eligibility & screenings, educating patients of the screening tools the Colon Cancer Screening Program will use and following-up after the screenings.  Other duties as assigned.  Applicant must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license. Applicants will be screened then interviewed. The hourly wage is $10.00.  The successful applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test and background check. Applications may be picked up at any Barren River District Health Department or at www.barrenriverhealth.org.Return completed application, transcript, and nurse aide/medical assistant license copy to: Human Resources Director, P.O. Box 1157, Bowling Green, KY 42102 by COB on July 21, 2014. EOE. 

 
Local Health Nurse I
 
The Barren River District Health Department is accepting applications on an ongoing basis for a Local Health Nurse I. Requirements are an Associate degree or diploma from an accredited college, university or school of nursing. You must have met all of the requirements of Registered Nurse Applicant (RNA) or have a current active Kentucky Registered Nurse license or have a compact state licensure. No previous nursing practice experience required. Duties include clinical nursing for all clinic areas. Will travel to other counties within the district's eight counties as needed. Assessment method will be interviews. The successful applicant will be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test and a criminal background check. Must have reliable transportation and a valid Kentucky driver's license. The starting hourly rate of pay is $14.77 with excellent benefits.  Applications may be picked up at any health department or by clicking here and must be submitted with a copy of college transcript and nursing license at any time to:  Human Resources Director, P.O. Box 1157, Bowling Green, KY 42102.  EOE.   

Intern Opportunities

The BRDHD works with Bachelor's and Master's students in placing them in our agency for internships. Click here for more information on Intern Opportunities.


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Equal Opportunity Provider

The Barren River District Health Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers/interns, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all staff, patients, volunteers, and interns. For more information, please contact Kim Flora at 270-781-8039 ext. 117.