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Local Health Nurse ! - School Nurse

The Barren River District Health Department is accepting applications for a Partial Year Appointment Local Health Nurse I position. This position will be a district position and will work as a fill-in nurse in all schools that contract for nursing services with the Barren River District Health Department. The minimum requirement is an Associate degree or diploma in nursing from an accredited college, university, or school of nursing. 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). Applicants need to be highly motivated, independently thinking nursing professionals. Duties include working independently as a school nurse in a clinic setting as assigned. The applicant will be working with students providing daily services to promote health and wellness, immunizations, well child physicals, medications, first aid, and clinic support for sick children. Other duties as assigned. Applicant must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license. Applicants will be screened then interviewed. Hourly wage is $14.77 with excellent benefits. 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 copy of nursing license to: Human Resources Director, P.O. Box 1157, Bowling Green, KY 42102 by COB on August 28, 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.


Public Health Nurse I

The Barren River Health Department is accepting positions for Public Health Nurse I positions to be based in Warren County. These positions will be based in Bowling Green, but will serve all eight counties. The minimum requirement is a Bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited college, university, or school of nursing. 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). No previous nursing practice experience required. Duties include investigation and case management of communicable diseases, coordination of follow-up with medical providers, and home visits. Other duties as assigned. This position requires weekend and holiday on-call rotation. You must have reliable transportation and a valid driver's license. Minimum hourly rate is $15.74. The successful applicants will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test and background check. Applications are being accepted on an ongoing basis. Applications may be picked up at any health department or by clicking here. Return completed application, transcript, and copy of license to: Human Resources Director, P.O. Box 1157, Bowling Green, KY 42102. 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.


Employee Benefits

The BRDHD offers excellent benefits with employment opportunities.  Click here for a list of Employee Benefits.

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.