Phone: 606-598-5564
Fax: 606-598-6615

Local Health Nurse II

The Cumberland Valley District Health Department is accepting applications for a full time Local Health Nurse II position for Clay Co Health Department


General Duties include:  This position serves under the direction of the Nurse Supervisor.  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: $18.88/hr.  negotiable with additional experience.  Grade 18


Applications may be obtained at the Cumberland Valley District Health Department, PO Box 158, 470 Manchester Square Shopping Center, Suite 200, Manchester, KY 40962(606-598-5564) Office hours Monday-Thursday 8:00am to 5:00pm & Friday 8:00am to 11:30am or at the local health department or online at HERE (PDF) / HERE (Word)


Completed application and transcript must be returned by close of business Wednesday January 22, 2018 to Cumberland Valley District 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.