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Barren River District Health Department has an opening for a full-time Public Health HANDS Specialist Grade 14; to work at the Warren County Health Department. The minimum hourly rate is $15.28. The minimum requirement is a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Nursing, Early Childhood Education OR a Bachelor’s Degree in Social/Behavioral Science or related field with one (1) year experience performing case management services or a Master’s Degree in Human Services may substitute for the one (1) year of experience. An Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Development and two (2) years of public health, early childhood or education experience OR Associate’s Degree in Nursing with Licensure in Kentucky or compact state and two (2) years of public health experience will substitute for the required education. Applicants must meet education requirements set forth in 902 KAR 4:120, with a preference for a bachelor’s in social work. Preference will also be given to applicants that are bi-lingual. Duties include conducting social assessments in the clinic and home setting, determining the eligibility for the HANDS program, providing families with child development and parenting information, and linking families to community resources. This position will also be responsible for completing various forms, monthly reports, and documentation of case records. Other duties as assigned. Applicants must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license. Travel will be required to other counties as needed after orientation and training is complete. EOE.

Website for application submission:
 https://kog.chfs.ky.gov

Public Health HANDS Specialist

Part-Time Janitor

The Barren River District Health Department is accepting applications for an unclassified Contract Part-Time Janitor to work at the District office. The minimum requirement is an elementary education (defined as eighth grade). Preference will be given to candidates with previous janitorial experience. Duties include sanitizing the building; cleaning, sweeping, dusting, mopping, vacuuming, polishing, and waxing floors; cleaning windows, woodwork, furniture and equipment; cleaning toilet facilities and keeping restrooms supplied with towels, soap and other items; collecting and disposing of trash from building and grounds; performing unskilled maintenance work; performing outside work such as cleaning walks; moving furniture and equipment; following instructions concerning various chemicals; and performing physical labor such as lifting supplies and climbing ladders. Other duties as assigned. The minimum hourly wage is $10.10. Travel will 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 must be submitted to the below website to be considered for this position.


Website for application submission: https://kog.chfs.ky.gov

Local Health Nurse I (Float)

The Barren River District Health Department is accepting applications for a full-time Local Health Nurse I position to work clinic in Logan, Simpson, Butler and Warren County. 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). Preference will also be given to applicants that are bilingual.

Duties include clinical nursing for all clinical programs. Travel will be required to other counties as needed after training is complete. Other duties as assigned. The minimum hourly wage is $18.86 with excellent benefits. Employees are under probationary period for 6 months. Once the probationary period is completed, the employee's salary will increase 5%.

Applicant must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license. Applicants will be screened then interviewed. The successful applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test and background check. Applications must be submitted to the below website to be considered for this position.


Website for application submission: https://kog.chfs.ky.gov

 

The Barren River District Health Department is accepting applications for a full-time Local Health Nurse I (grade 15) or LHNII (grade 18) position to work at the District office in Bowling Green as a Communicable Disease team member.  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). Responsibilities include: TB investigation and control activities, TB direct observed therapies home visits; investigation and case management of patients with communicable diseases; care coordination and follow-up with local medical providers, state program consultants, and client family members; data collection and analysis; outreach; and other duties as assigned. The minimum hourly wage is $18.86 with excellent benefits. Applicant must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license. Applicants will be screened then interviewed. The successful applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test and background check. If you are interested in being considered for this position, please submit a completed application and transcript to the below website. These positions will remain opened until filled. EOE. 


Applications must be submitted through the below website to be considered:

https://chfs.ky.gov/agencies/dph/dafm/lhpb/Pages/employment.aspx

Local Health Nurse I or II at District Office in Warren County

Local Health Nurse I in Warren County

The Barren River District Health Department is accepting applications for a full-time Local Health Nurse I position to work at the Warren County 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). Preference will also be given to applicants that are bilingual.

Duties include clinical nursing for all clinical programs in Warren County.

Travel will be required to other counties as needed after training is complete. Other duties as assigned.

The minimum hourly wage is $18.86 with excellent benefits. Employees are under probationary period for 6 months. Once the probationary period is completed, the employee's salary will increase 5%. Applicant must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license. Applicants will be screened then interviewed. The successful applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test and background check.

Applications must be submitted to the below website to be considered for this position.


Website for application submission: https://kog.chfs.ky.gov

MNT Nutritionist I at District Office in Warren County

The Barren River District Health Department is accepting applications for a full-time MNT Nutritionist I position. This position will be based in Bowling Green, but will serve all eight counties. The minimum hourly wage is $16.30, with excellent benefits. The minimum requirements include licensed dietitian (LD) status as provided by the Kentucky Board of Licensure and Certification as provided in KRS 310.021 or be certified as a Certified Nutritionist (CN) by the Kentucky State Board of Licensure and Certification as provided in KRS 310.031. Preference will be given to applicants who are Registered Dieticians (RD). This position will serve as a registered dietitian, primarily providing diabetes services. This employee will be responsible for providing group diabetes education services, one-on-one enhanced support, as needed, and MNT to people with diabetes. Travel will be required to other counties as needed after training is complete. Other duties as assigned. Applicant must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license. If you are interested in being considered for this position, please submit a completed application and transcript.


Applications must be submitted through the below website to be considered: https://chfs.ky.gov/agencies/dph/dafm/lhpb/Pages/employment.aspx

Local Health Nurse (Diabetes-Warren County)

The Barren River District Health Department is accepting applications for a full-time Local Health Nurse I (grade 15) position to work at the District office in Bowling Green for the Diabetes Prevention and Control Program. 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).
The position will be responsible for writing the work plan, delivering services, ensuring benchmarks are met, and completing required reporting for the diabetes program. This position will need to have strong interpersonal skills. This position will routinely interact with community partners and participate in community coalitions throughout the service area to promote diabetes prevention and control services. This position will also supervise Diabetes programs staff. Other duties as assigned. Applicants must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license. Travel will be required to other counties as needed after orientation and training is complete.


Applications must be submitted through the below website to be considered:
https://chfs.ky.gov/agencies/dph/dafm/lhpb/Pages/employment.aspx