Local Health Nurse I, Lake Cumberland Health Department, Russell Co/Casey County

Local Health Nurse I, Lake Cumberland Health Department, Russell Co/Casey County


Recruiting full time registered nurse to work in the Russell County HANDS Program and float to Casey and Taylor counties if needed. Duties include conducting referral screenings and parent surveys on eligible families interested in participating in the HANDS Program. Provide professional /RN home visits and documentation of visits for participating families. Attend meetings and trainings as required and must be able to collaborate with appropriate local agencies.

Local Health Nurse I must have RN license in Kentucky or compact state or provisional license in KY, meeting all requirement of KRS 314.041, and approval to practice as Registered Nurse Applicant (RNA). No previous nursing practice experience required, but preference will be given to applicants with at least one year of experience. Excellent fringe benefits. Opportunities for growth. Entry level salary $14.07 per hour. With offer of hire, employment conditional, pending criminal information check.

For application, contact local health center or Lake Cumberland District Health Department, 500 Bourne Avenue, Somerset, KY, 42501, 606-678-4761. Applications for Open Register are accepted on a continual basis for future vacancies. Preference for this vacancy will be given to applications submitted before 4:00 p.m. (ET), Thursday, January 28, 2016.

Applications must be submitted with college transcript and copy of nursing license in duplicate to District Office, 500 Bourne Avenue, Somerset, KY 42501.      Equal Opportunity Employer