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

Harm Reduction Mobile Unit

Class Title:   Harm Reduction Mobile Unit Specialist- LPN or Health Educator

Salary:   $14.50 negotiable with experience

Education/Experience:   Must have LPN license in Kentucky or a compact state or graduate of a college or university with a bachelor’s degree in public health or human services field.

Special Requirements:  Criminal background check and drug screening required.  Also have telephone accessibility and a valid driver’s license. Preference given to prior experience in public health or substance use disorders.

Examples of Duties or Responsibilities of the Position:

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES OR RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CLASSIFICATION:  EXAMPLES OF DUTIES OR RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT TO BE CONSTRUED AS DESCRIBING WHAT THE DUTIES OR RESPONSIBILITIES OF ANY POSITION SHALL BE AND ARE NOT TO BE CONSTRUED AS LIMITING THE APPOINTING AUTHORITY’S ABILITY TO ADD TO, OR OTHERWISE ALTER THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF A POSITION

Harm Reduction Program

*Mobile Unit Support

*Work as part of harm reduction team in 4-county service areas (Clay, Jackson, Laurel and Knox County)

*Conduct HIV/HEP C and other testing

*Provide adult vaccinations

*Link patient to treatment

*Assist with syringe exchange and other harm reduction services

*Collect & analyze data for harm reduction services

The local health departments do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry or veteran status. Reasonable accommodations are provided upon request. EOE