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Job Opportunities

Purchase District Health Department Application: DOWNLOAD HERE and email completed application to kkoster@purchasehealth.org.

Public Health Social Worker HANDS Program

General duties include:  This position serves under limited direction of the HANDS Program Coordinator and/or appropriate supervisor. Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:      Perform advanced level functions in the Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) program providing Parent Visit Assessment/Survey with parents (prenatal and/or immediately after the birth) to determine appropriate level of support from the community.  Perform work with increasing independence and may assume mentoring of program staff that provides home visitation or parent visit assessments of eligible clients involving infant and toddlers from birth up to three (3) years of age.  Provide advanced assistance to the public or program and office staff in areas of expertise, may participate in site visits, review and preparation of reports and records to ensure accountability and effectiveness.                                        Maintain a collaborative relationship and represent the department on inter-agency councils and committees and attends meetings or conferences relating to area of responsibility.  May supervise or mentor staff and conduct home visits when necessary.

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work   

Special Requirements: Must be a licensed Social Worker to supervise and conduct performance evaluations for staff that delivers direct services.

Starting Salary:  $12.00 – $14.00 per hour based on experience

APPLICATION SUBMISSION: Download the Application for Employment and fill out to apply. This position will be hired through our partner staffing agency “OmniPath.” Application must be completed and returned along with transcripts and a resume: email to kkoster@purchasehealth.org, fax to 270-575-5458, or mail to Purchase District Health Department, Attention: Personnel Dept., 916 Kentucky Avenue, P O Box 2357, Paducah, KY 42002-2357. A resume will not take the place of an application. Pre-employment screenings (criminal record check, drug screen, etc.) will be a part of the selection process. We are an equal opportunity employer.

 

SENIOR SUPPORT ASSOCIATE I

The Purchase District Health Department is accepting applications through our contracted staffing agency, Omni Path, for a full-time Senior Support Associate I position to work at the Hickman County Health Department.

General duties include: Reception, making appointments, patient screening, WIC, cashier duties, data entry, copying, and filing.  Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education: High school diploma or GED

Experience: One year of moderately difficult business or public administrative experience in a medical, hospital or administrative office environment using electronic office equipment and professional software. Additional education (college, vocational school, etc.) in business education or a medically related field may substitute for the required experience on a year for year basis. Preference will also be given to applicants that are bilingual.

Starting Salary: $12 per hour

You must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license. Travel will be required to other counties as needed after orientation and training is complete.

APPLICATION SUBMISSION: Download the Application for Employment and fill out to apply. This position will be hired through our partner staffing agency “OmniPath.” Applications must be completed and returned along with a resume: email to kkoster@purchasehealth.org, fax to 270-575-5458, or mail to Purchase District Health Department, Attention: Personnel Dept., 916 Kentucky Avenue, P O Box 2357, Paducah, KY 42002-2357. A resume will not take the place of an application. Pre-employment screenings (criminal record check, drug screen, etc.) will be a part of the selection process. OmniPath is an equal opportunity employer.

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