Employment

The Hopkins County Health Department is accepting applications for a Part Time Local Health Nurse II.
This position is located in the local county school system and is a part-time position.

General Duties include: This position serves under the direction of the Team Leader and Nurse Administrator of the local health department. Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to; Perform work with increasing independence and may assume minimal mentoring of LHN I nurses. Conduct nursing assessment for students, families and school personnel as appropriate using Core Clinical Service Guide (CCSG) service guidelines. Develop and implement a plan of care based upon identified health risks. Provide basic nursing care to the client consistent with the CCSG, Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice. Establish policies, procedures and licensing laws. Document services provided to the client according to standards of the CCSG and Administrative Reference (AR). Maintain confidentiality and privacy according to guidelines. Work closely with school interdisciplinary team and apply problem solving strategies to accomplish job tasks. Participate in specialized or program specific clinics. Participate in educational counseling and teaching activities for individual students and educators. May assist coordinator of a specific program and offer mentoring to staff.

Minimum Education, Training or Experience: See special requirements and 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 Avenue, Madisonville, KY or http://chfs.ky.gov/dph/lhdapp.htm

Completed application and transcript must be returned by close of business 1/17/18 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