Local Health Nurse II

The Cumberland Valley District Health Department is accepting applications for a Full-Time  Local Health Nurse II for Clay and Jackson County Health Departments

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$24.09hr and  negotiable with additional experience.  Grade 18

Apply at https://KOG.CHFS.KY.GOV/HOME. Create a citizen account and search LHDCOS (search and apply) Completed application must be submitted by 02-25-22 Transcripts must be uploaded before the close date of the advertisement if post-secondary education is required or may be substituted for experience.  Transcripts must list the degree awarded.  Qualified applicants/employees are subject to a pre-screening, selection for interview, and/or demonstration of skills testing.  Employment may be contingent upon a successful drug screening and background check.  Equal Opportunity Employer.