Employment

The Hopkins County Health Department is accepting applications for a Part Time 100 Local Health Nurse II.

General Duties include:  This position serves under the direction of the Nurse Administrator.  Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to; Perform work with increasing independence and may assume minimal mentoring of LHN I nurses.  Provide nursing care and assessment to the client consistent with the, Core Clinical Service Guide (CCSG) Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice.  Develop and implement a plan of care based upon identified health risks.  Document services provided to the client.  Stay updated with policies, procedures and licensing laws.  Maintain confidentiality and privacy according to guidelines.  Understand the team process and apply problem solving strategies to accomplish job tasks.  Participate in specialized or program specific clinics.  Participate in employee orientation and training.  Develop and conduct educational counseling and teaching activities for individual clients and families.  May serve as a coordinator of a specific program.

Minimum Education, Training or Experience:  See special requirements.  One (1) year of Registered Nurse (RN) experience.

 Substitution for Education, Training or Experience:  BSN or Masters Degree in Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Education or Public Health may substitute for one (1) year of experience.

Special Requirements:  (Age, Licensure, Regulation, Etc.)  Must have RN license in Kentucky or compact state.

Starting Salary:  $16.30 – $20.54/hr negotiable with additional experience.  Grade 18

Applications may be obtained at the Hopkins County Health Department, 412 North Kentucky Ave., Madisonville, KY or http://chfs.ky.gov/dph/lhdapp.htm

Completed application and transcript must be returned by close of business 9/27/17 to Hopkins County Health Department.

Resume will not substitute for completed application.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Applicants and employees in this classification may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check.

Registered Nurses have an open registry and can apply even if there are no openings.

Applications and full listing of qualifications may be obtained at the
Hopkins County Health Department
412 North Kentucky Avenue
Madisonville, KY
OR online at  http://chfs.ky.gov/dph/lhdapp.htm