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Purchase District Health Department positions have to be applied for through www.mykentucky.gov unless otherwise noted. Instructions for www.mykentucky.gov are available here: Application Instructions PDHD

 

SENIOR SUPPORT SERVICES ASSOCIATE I-CLINICAL

APPLICATION SUBMISSION: You MUST apply online by visiting: www.mykentucky.gov.

The Purchase District Health Department is accepting applications for a full-time Senior Support Services Associate I-Clinical located at our Hickman County Office in Clinton, KY.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: registering patients for various services and programs provided by the local health department, establishing a medical record by compiling all the necessary forms for registering patients, interviewing the patient to obtain pertinent non-medical information used for identification and income status according to agency and program policy, make follow up appointments, and collecting a fee for the services rendered.  Performs other duties as assigned. This is an entry level position under moderate supervision. This is an entry level position under moderate supervision.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED.

SALARY:  (MIN-MID)  $10.10-$12.41, 5% increase at successful completion of probationary period. Excellent fringe benefit package.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

• Retirement• Health Insurance• Life Insurance• Paid Time Off• And additional benefits

Schedule:• Monday to Friday. Must have reliable transportation. Travel may be required. Travel is reimbursed per Purchase District Health Department policies and guidelines.

Work Remotely:• No

SENIOR SUPPORT SERVICES ASSOCIATE I-CLINICAL

APPLICATION SUBMISSION: You MUST apply online by visiting: www.mykentucky.gov.

The Purchase District Health Department is accepting applications for a full-time Senior Support Services Associate I-Clinical pirmarily located at the McCracken County Office but will be required to travel to other offices as needed.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: registering patients for various services and programs provided by the local health department, establishing a medical record by compiling all the necessary forms for registering patients, interviewing the patient to obtain pertinent non-medical information used for identification and income status according to agency and program policy, make follow up appointments, and collecting a fee for the services rendered.  Performs other duties as assigned. This is an entry level position under moderate supervision. This is an entry level position under moderate supervision.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED.

SALARY:  (MIN-MID)  $10.10-$12.41 based on education and experience, 5% increase at successful completion of probationary period. Excellent fringe benefit package.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

• Retirement• Health Insurance• Life Insurance• Paid Time Off• And additional benefits

Schedule:• Monday to Friday. Must have reliable transportation. Travel may be required. Travel is reimbursed per Purchase District Health Department policies and guidelines.

Work Remotely:• No

SENIOR SUPPORT SERVICES ASSOCIATE II-CLINICAL

APPLICATION SUBMISSION: You MUST apply online by visiting: www.mykentucky.gov.

The Purchase District Health Department is accepting applications for a full-time Senior Support Services Associate II-Clinical primarily located at the McCracken County Office but will be required to travel to other offices as needed.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: registering patients for various services and programs provided by the local health department, establishing a medical record by compiling all the necessary forms for registering patients, interviewing the patient to obtain pertinent non-medical information used for identification and income status according to agency and program policy, make follow up appointments, and collecting a fee for the services rendered.  Performs other duties as assigned. The employee also demonstrates the ability to solve routine problems that occur.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED and Two (2) years of professional business or public administrative experience in a medical, hospital or administrative office environment using electronic office equipment and professional software. One (1) of the two (2) years experience must be in medical coding and billing, accounting, or bookkeeping.

SALARY:  (MIN-MID)  $10.40-$12.82, based on education and experience, 5% increase at successful completion of probationary period. Excellent fringe benefit package.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

• Retirement• Health Insurance• Life Insurance• Paid Time Off• And additional benefits

Schedule:• Monday to Friday. Must have reliable transportation. Travel may be required. Travel is reimbursed per Purchase District Health Department policies and guidelines.

Work Remotely:• No

 

LOCAL HEALTH NURSE-I

APPLICATION SUBMISSION: You MUST apply online by visiting: www.mykentucky.gov.

Provides entry-level nursing functions and services to individuals and families under close supervision in a clinic or community setting. The nurse in this classification would receive job specific training in the requirements and scope of practice of the various assigned health department programs and services.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION: See Special Requirements

EXPERIENCE: None

SUBSTITUTION CLAUSE: N/A

EDUCATION: N/A

EXPERIENCE: N/A

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.) Must have RN license in Kentucky or compact state or provisional license in Kentucky, meeting all requirements of KRS 314.041.

POST EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS:
Must maintain current RN licensure in Kentucky or compact state. Must complete required annual updates.

Salary (MIN-MID) 16.29-19.46 based on education and experience, 5% increase at successful completion of probationary period. Excellent fringe benefit package.

LOCAL HEALTH NURSE-II

APPLICATION SUBMISSION: You MUST apply online by visiting: www.mykentucky.gov.

Provides basic nursing functions and services to individuals and families under moderate supervision in a clinic, school or community setting.

Minimum Requirements

EDUCATION: See Special Requirements
EXPERIENCE: One (1) year of Registered Nurse (RN) experience.
SUBSTITUTION CLAUSE:
EDUCATION: N/A
EXPERIENCE: BSN or Master’s Degree in Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Education or Public Health may substitute
for the one (1) year required experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.) Must have RN license in Kentucky or compact state.

POST EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS:
Must maintain current RN licensure in Kentucky or compact state. Must complete required annual updates.

Salary (MIN-MID) $17.12-21.28 based on education and experience. 5% increase at successful completion of probationary period. Excellent fringe benefit package.

HANDS PARENT VISITOR

APPLICATION SUBMISSION: You MUST apply online by visiting: www.mykentucky.gov.

The Purchase District Health Department is seeking qualified applicants for a Parent Visitor for the HANDS program. Duties include, but not limited to, providing one on one visits with first time new mothers, multigravidas, and their infants, teaching HANDS materials, and case management. This is a full-time, benefit position, based at the McCracken Co Health Dept.

Education and experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Nursing or Early Childhood Education. OR A Bachelor’s degree in a Social or Behavioral Science related field may also be considered with one (1) year experience performing case management services or a master’s degree in Human Services may substitute for the one (1) year of experience. Associate degree in Early Childhood Development and two (2) years of public health, early childhood or education experience may sub for education. Associate degree in Nursing with licensure in Kentucky or a compact state and two (2) years of public health experience will substitute for education.

Salary MIN-MID $12.57-$15.32 based on education and experience. 5% increase at successful completion of probationary period. Excellent fringe benefit package.

Job Type: Full-time

 

HEALTH EDUCATOR I

APPLICATION SUBMISSION: You MUST apply online by visiting: www.mykentucky.gov.

The Purchase District Health Department is accepting applications for a full-time Health Educator I located at our District Office in Paducah, KY. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: project management, consortium coordination, and community health (participates in planning goals and strategies to address health priorities of a community by representing the agency in community coalitions, inter-agency councils and other community groups and attends meetings relating to area of responsibility and maintains a collaborative relationship with health agencies), assists in the identification of community health needs, participates in health education program planning, promotes positive health behaviors and works to reduce or eliminate health risk behaviors, documents services provided in a professional manner and maintains confidentiality. Participates in the health education evaluation process, communicates effectively. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree from a college or university and have one (1) year of health related or education experience. A master’s degree, bachelor’s degree or professional license in health or human services fields will substitute for the one (1) year experience that is required.

Job Type: Full-time

SALARY: (MIN-MID) $12.15-15.17/HR with a 5% raise after the 6-month probationary period.

Benefits:• Retirement• Health Insurance• Life Insurance• Paid Time Off• And additional benefits

Schedule:• Monday to Friday, with some evenings and weekends. Must have reliable transportation. Travel required. Travel is reimbursed per Purchase District Health Department policies and guidelines.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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