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Job Openings at the Christian County Health Department

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The Christian County Health Department is accepting applications for a full-time

Health Educator I

General Duties include: This position serves under the direction of the Health Education Director. Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to; Attend orientation sessions to develop an understanding of the role of the clinic in health assessment problems. Meet with members of the community to establish a working relationship and become familiar with available community resources. Assist in exchanging information with various organizations and agencies concerning health needs of the community and assist in assembling materials to be utilized. Gather health information for the public relative to the specialized program. Distribute health education materials by a variety of methods. Provide services according to the guidelines set by the Core Clinical Service Guide (CCSG) /Administrative Reference (AR). Participate as a team member, having a basic understanding of the team process. Demonstrate an awareness of public service announcements (PSA) and assist in writing public service announcements for radio and television. Submit written material to assigned supervisor for approval. Determine working contacts with radio, TV and newspaper personnel. Collect and analyze data for health program needs.

Minimum Education, Training or Experience: Bachelor Degree and one (1) year of health related or education experience.

Substitution for Education, Training or Experience: Masters Degree or Bachelor Degree in health or human services fields will substitute for one (1) year experience required. A professional license in the health or human services field will substitute for an additional year of experience.

Starting Salary: $30,244.50/annual negotiable with additional experience. Grade 15

Applications may be obtained at the Christian County Health Department 1700 Canton Street Hopkinsville KY or www.christiancountyhd.com

Completed application and transcript must be returned by close of business on June 2, 2017. Resume will not substitute for completed application. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applicants and employees in this classification are required to submit to a criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen.


The Christian County Health Department is accepting applications for a

Local Health Nurse I

General Duties include: This position serves under the direction of the Nursing Supervisor. Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to; Provide basic entry level nursing care and assessments to the client consistent with the Public Health Practice Reference, Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice. Establish policies, procedures and licensing laws. Document services provided to the client according to standards of the Core Clinical Service Guide (CCSG) and Administrative Reference (AR). Maintain confidentiality and privacy according to guidelines. Develop and conduct educational counseling and teaching activities for individual clients and families. Utilize basic awareness of community resources and complete required trainings.

Special Requirements: (Age, Licensure, Regulation, Etc.) Must have RN license in Kentucky or compact state or provisional license in Kentucky, meeting all requirements of KRS 314.041.

Starting Salary $33,345/ Annually – negotiable with additional experience Grade 15

Applications may be obtained at the Christian County Health Department 1700 Canton Street Hopkinsville KY or www.christiancountyhd.com

Completed application must be returned by close of business on June 7, 2017

Resume will not substitute for completed application. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applicants and employees in this classification are required to submit to a criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen.