Job Opportunities

 

Apply at https://KOG.CHFS.KY.GOV/HOME unless otherwise noted. Create a citizen’s account and search LHDCOS (search and apply) Completed application must be submitted by 11/15/2022 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.

Floss and Gloss Program Assistant

APPLICATION SUBMISSION: Download the Application fillable and submit by email to kkrolikowski@purchasehealth.org. 

Are you looking for a great place to work with a friendly team that appreciates your contributions, and be rewarded with a generous benefits package? Then, apply today to join our dental team at Purchase District Health Department as the program assistant!

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

· Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous

· Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction

· Autonomous/Independent — enjoys working with little direction

· Inspired and motivated by the rewarding and important work that the team does

· Values a clean and safe environment.

· A team player who values a positive working environment.

Requirements:

· Willingness to regularly travel around Western Kentucky. Transportation from office and back is provided.

· Must be able to work with children of all ages.

· Must be able to lift boxes of materials weighing up to 50 lbs.

· Assist in loading and unloading mobile dental clinic.

· Excellent communication and people skills.

· Computer skills/Typing

· Organized

This is a 37.5 hours/week contract position and includes a full benefits package. There are 60 contract days (days without pay) per year that are based on the school calendar.

What we offer:

· Work 37.5 hours per week

· Do to being a mobile program, hours are set based on the individual school day and travel times. Flexibility is important within the range of (6am-5pm)

· Your total rewards also include competitive pay and a generous benefits package.

· 8+ paid holidays

· Sick and Vacation time

· A friendly work environment.

What you’ll do:

· Fill a meaningful role by assisting the dental team in various tasks

· Paperwork

· Insurance verification

· Data Entry

· Stocking

· Call parents to follow-up on child’s dental assessment

· Keep organized records

Your qualifications:

· High School Diploma or GED

· Flexible

· Reliable

About Floss and Gloss

Floss and Gloss provides dental services in the school setting for grades K-12. The program serves 38 schools in Western Kentucky.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $13.50 negotiable per hour based on experience, 5% increase at successful completion of 6mos probationary period. 

Benefits:

· Retirement

· Health insurance

· Paid time off

Schedule:

· Monday to Friday

· Hours based on 7:30 am – 3:30 pm but must be flexible (6:00am-5:00pm)

· 60 Unpaid leave days per year based on the school calendar

Education:

· High school or equivalent (Required)

License/Certification:

· Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location:

· Paducah, KY Main office

· Multiple locations

Clinical Setting:

· In-school setting

Company’s website:

· Purchasehealth.org

· http://www.purchasehealth.org/job-opportunities/

Benefit Conditions:

· Waiting period may apply

Work Remotely:

· No

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

 

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

 

Work Location: One location

Public Health Nurse II

Provides basic nursing functions and services to individuals and families under moderate supervision in a clinic, school or community setting. With supervision, applies a variety of technical, interpersonal, analytical, and organizational skills to problems of health, as they affect clients, families, and the community. Conducts communicable and preventative disease case finding investigations for the purpose of preventing and controlling diseases and disabling conditions and the promotion and maintenance of health populations.

SALARY: (MIN-MID) $21.52-$26.75/HR Grade 18

5% salary increase at the successful completion of 6 mos probationary period

EDUCATION: See Special Requirements

EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years 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 two (2) years required experience.

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

Transcripts must be uploaded when education is a requirement or substitution.

Full time 37.5 hr

Monday-Thursday 7:30a-4:30p

Friday 7:30a-11a

Location: McCracken County Health Center is main work station but may be required to provide coverage in other counties. Paid mileage when traveling between counties or for work based on state determined rate.

 

 

Public Health Nurse I

Provides entry-level nursing functions and services to individuals and families under close supervision in a clinic or community setting, focusing on the prevention of illness, injury or disability, the promotion of health and maintenance of the health of populations. 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.

Qualifications:

Must have RN license in Kentucky or compact state or provisional license in Kentucky, meeting all requirements of KRS 314.041 and approval to practice as Registered Nurse Applicant (RNA).

SALARY: (MIN-MID) $20.30-$25.24/HR Grade 17

5% increase at the successful completion of a 6 mos probationary period.

Full time 37.5 hrs per week

Monday-Thursday 7:30a-4:30p

Friday 7:30a-11a

 

Location: McCracken County Health Center is main work station but may be required to provide coverage in other counties. Paid mileage when traveling between counties or for work based on state determined rate.

 

Support Services Associate I

An entry-level position under limited supervision provides support to one or more programs, such as clinical, home health, or environmental. Prepare routine letters, answer multi-line phone system, data entry, interacts with patients/public, make appointments, collect fees, and direct clients to the appropriate staff.

EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED.

EXPERIENCE: None

SUBSTITUTION CLAUSE: N/A EDUCATION: N/A EXPERIENCE: N/A

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.) The entry level incumbent would participate in on the job training programs to become knowledgeable regarding the Patient and Community Health Services Reporting and Billing Procedures (PSRS).

SALARY: (MIN-MID) $13.50-$16.79 Grade 10

5% increase at the successful completion of a 6 mos probationary period.

Full time 37.5 hr

Monday-Thursday 7:30a-4:30p

Friday 7:30a-11a

Location: McCracken County Health Center is main work station but may be required to provide coverage in other counties. Paid mileage when traveling between counties or for work based on state determined rate.

 

Support Services Associate II

Has completed the required training and demonstrates capability of performing the responsibilities of the SSA I position; is fully aware of the operating policies and procedures of the work unit and receives instruction or assistance as new and unusual situations may occur. The employee also demonstrates the ability to solve routine problems that occur.

EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED.

EXPERIENCE: 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.

SUBSTITUTION CLAUSE: See Below

EDUCATION: None EXPERIENCE: 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.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.) This employee should have participated in training and is competent in use of the Patient and Community Health Services Reporting and Billing procedures (PSRS) system.

Transcripts must be uploaded when education is a requirement or substitution.

SALARY: (MIN-MID) $14.31-$17.79 Grade 11

5% increase at the successful completion of a 6 mos probationary period.

Full time 37.5 hr

Monday-Thursday 7:30a-4:30p

Friday 7:30a-11a

Location: McCracken County Health Center is main work station but may be required to provide coverage in other counties. Paid mileage when traveling between counties or for work based on state determined rate.

 

Support Services Associate I

An entry-level position under limited supervision provides support to one or more programs, such as clinical, home health, or environmental. Prepare routine letters, answer multi-line phone system, data entry, interacts with patients/public, make appointments, collect fees, and direct clients to the appropriate staff.

EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED.

EXPERIENCE: None

SUBSTITUTION CLAUSE: N/A EDUCATION: N/A EXPERIENCE: N/A

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.) The entry level incumbent would participate in on the job training programs to become knowledgeable regarding the Patient and Community Health Services Reporting and Billing Procedures (PSRS).

SALARY: (MIN-MID) $13.50-$16.79 Grade 10

5% increase at the successful completion of a 6 mos probationary period.

Full time 37.5 hr

Monday-Thursday 7:30a-4:30p

Friday 7:30a-11a

Location: Hickman County Health Center in Clinton, KY

 

Support Services Associate II

Has completed the required training and demonstrates capability of performing the responsibilities of the SSA I position; is fully aware of the operating policies and procedures of the work unit and receives instruction or assistance as new and unusual situations may occur. The employee also demonstrates the ability to solve routine problems that occur.

 

EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED.

EXPERIENCE: 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.

SUBSTITUTION CLAUSE: See Below

EDUCATION: None EXPERIENCE: 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.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.) This employee should have participated in training and is competent in use of the Patient and Community Health Services Reporting and Billing procedures (PSRS) system.

Transcripts must be uploaded when education is a requirement or substitution.

SALARY: (MIN-MID) $14.31-$17.79 Grade 11

5% increase at the successful completion of a 6 mos probationary period.

Full time 37.5 hr

Monday-Thursday 7:30a-4:30p

Friday 7:30a-11a

 

Location: Hickman County Health Center in Clinton, KY

 

HANDS Supervisor

 

Using expertise of the program, perform duties related to supervising the daily administration and program staff in Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) program. Provide early childhood education and support services to eligible clients involving infant and toddlers from birth up to three (3) years of age and/or referrals to other agency health care programs and services. Prepare statistical program reports, assisting with preparation of program budgets as required and providing coordination of program services with other programs or agencies. May provide home visits virtually or in person of HANDS participants.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or Nursing. See special requirements.

EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years of professional experience in public or community health agency or similar capacity that would demonstrate the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.

SUBSTITUTION CLAUSE: See below.

EDUCATION: Master’s Degree in Public Health, Business Administration or Human Services related field may substitute for one (1) year experience.

EXPERIENCE: Associate Degree in Nursing with Licensure in Kentucky or compact state and five (5) years of professional experience in public health, community health agency or similar capacity that would demonstrate the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities will sub for education and experience requirement.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.) Must be a licensed Social Worker or licensed Registered Nurse in Kentucky or compact state to supervise and conduct performance evaluations for staff that delivers direct services.

Transcripts must be uploaded when education is a requirement or substitution.

SALARY: (MIN-MID) $21.52-$26.75 Grade 18

5% increase at the successful completion of a 6 mos probationary period.

 

Location: Purchase District Health Department location in Paducah KY, serves families in all 5 counties of Purchase District. Paid travel time and mileage when traveling between counties or for work based on state determined rate.

 

 

HANDS Specialist I

In the Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) program, responsible for reviewing clinic records and interviewing/conducting Parent Visit Assessment/Survey with parents (prenatal and/or immediately after the birth) to determine appropriate level of support from the community. Families facing challenges will be offered visits by a Family Support Worker, if the family opts out of participation they will be referred to appropriate community resources based on family needs.

 

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Nursing, 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.

EXPERIENCE: None

SUBSTITUTION CLAUSE: See below.

EDUCATION: A Master’s degree in Human Services may substitute for the one (1) year of experience. EXPERIENCE: Associate degree in Nursing with licensure in Kentucky or a compact state and two (2) years of public health experience will substitute for education.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.).

Transcripts must be uploaded when education is a requirement or substitution.

 

SALARY: (MIN-MID)  $17.04-$21.19/HR Grade 14

5% increase at the successful completion of a 6 mos probationary period.

Location: Purchase District Health Department location in Paducah KY, serves families in all 5 counties of Purchase District. Paid travel time and mileage when traveling between counties or for work based on state determined rate.

 

HANDS Specialist II

 

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. Fully trained and knowledgeable with time spent in assistance to local program coordinator or supervisor which may include recommendations to policy and procedure interpretation and development, documentation, organization networking and staff assistance or training and representation of the department.

 

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree must be 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.

EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years of professional experience in public or community health agency or similar capacity that would demonstrate the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.

SUBSTITUTION CLAUSE: See below.

EDUCATION: A Master’s degree in Human Services may substitute for the one (1) year of experience. EXPERIENCE: Associate degree in Nursing with licensure in Kentucky or a compact state and two (2) years of public health experience will substitute for education

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.) Must be a licensed Social Worker or licensed Registered Nurse in Kentucky or compact state to supervise and conduct performance evaluations for staff that delivers direct services.  

Transcripts must be uploaded when education is a requirement or substitution.

 

SALARY: (MIN-MID) $19.15-$23.81

5% increase at the successful completion of a 6 mos probationary period.

 

Location: Purchase District Health Department location in Paducah KY, serves families in all 5 counties of Purchase District. Paid travel time and mileage when traveling between counties or for work based on state determined rate.

 

Health Environmentalist I

 

Performs work of moderate difficulty while receiving training in the application of environmental health programs and in the enforcement of regulations through formal classroom training and on-the-job experience; performs duties with close monitoring by professional supervisory personnel until properly trained to perform functions independently.

 

EDUCATION: Bachelors degree from a college or university with a minor or twenty-four (24) semester hours in environmental health, biological or physical science or registration as a Kentucky Environmental Specialist/Sanitarian under KRS 223.

EXPERIENCE: N/A

SUBSTITUTION CLAUSE: N/A EDUCATION: N/A EXPERIENCE: N/A

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.) Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. Note: an individual upon employment must become registered under the provisions of KRS 223 to remain a permanent employee per Administrative Regulations 902 KAR 8:080.

Transcripts must be uploaded when education is a requirement or substitution.

 

SALARY: (MIN-MID) $20.30-$25.24 Grade 17

5% increase at the successful completion of a 6 mos probationary period.

Location: Purchase District Health Department location in Paducah KY, may serve all 5 counties of Purchase District. Paid travel time and mileage when traveling between counties or for work based on state determined rate.

Full time 37.5 hr

Monday-Thursday 7:30a-4:30p

Friday 7:30a-11a

 

Health Environmentalist II

Under general supervision of professional supervisory personnel, performs work of moderate to complex difficulty in the inspection of facilities, and the investigation and resolution of environmental complaints and nuisances.

 

EDUCATION: Bachelors degree from a college or university with a minor or twenty-four (24) semester hours in environmental health, biological or physical science or registration as a Kentucky Environmental Specialist/Sanitarian under KRS 223.

EXPERIENCE: One (1) year of experience performing on-site visits in environmental health. SUBSTITUTION CLAUSE: N/A EDUCATION: N/A EXPERIENCE: N/A

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.) Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. Note: an individual upon employment must become registered under the provisions of KRS 223 within six (6) months to remain a permanent employee per Administrative Regulations 902 KAR 8:080.

Transcripts must be uploaded when education is a requirement or substitution.

 

SALARY: (MIN-MID) $22.81-$28.36 Grade 19

5% increase at the successful completion of a 6 mos probationary period.

Location: Purchase District Health Department location in Paducah KY, may serve all 5 counties of Purchase District. Paid travel time and mileage when traveling between counties or for work based on state determined rate.

Full time 37.5 hr

Monday-Thursday 7:30a-4:30p

Friday 7:30a-11a

 

Health Educator I

Orients core functions and essential services to the local health department, 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, develops and implements a plan of continued professional growth and development.

EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor’s degree

EXPERIENCE: None

SUBSTITUTION CLAUSE: See below

EDUCATION: N/A EXPERIENCE: N/A

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.) None

Transcripts must be uploaded when education is a requirement or substitution.

 

SALARY: (MIN-MID) $18.07-$22.46

5% increase at the successful completion of a 6 mos probationary period.

Location: Purchase District Health Department location in Paducah KY, may serve all 5 counties of Purchase District. Paid travel time and mileage when traveling between counties or for work based on state determined rate.

Full time 37.5 hr

Monday-Thursday 8a-4p

Friday 7a-3p

May be required to attend outreach events or teach classes outside of normal work hours.

 

Health Educator II

Participates 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, including documentation, recordkeeping and correspondence, develops and implements a plan of continued professional growth and development.

 

EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor’s degree

EXPERIENCE: Must have two (2) years of health related or education experience

SUBSTITUTION CLAUSE: See below

EDUCATION: N/A

EXPERIENCE: Master’s degree or bachelor’s degree in health or human services fields will substitute for experience required (2 years for Master’s & 1 year for Bachelor’s). A professional license in the health or human services fields will substitute for an additional year of experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.) None

Transcripts must be uploaded when education is a requirement or substitution.

SALARY: (MIN-MID) $20.30-$25.24 Grade 17

5% increase at the successful completion of a 6 mos probationary period.

Full time 37.5 hr

Monday-Thursday 8a-4p

Friday 7a-3p

May be required to attend outreach events or teach classes outside of normal work hours.

Location: Purchase District Health Department location in Paducah KY, may serve all 5 counties of Purchase District. Paid travel time and mileage when traveling between counties or for work based on state determined rate.

 

Harm Reduction Coordinator

APPLICATION SUBMISSION: Download the Application fillable and submit by email to kkrolikowski@purchasehealth.org. 

The Purchase District Health Department is accepting applications for a full-time Harm Reduction Coordinator for the Opioid Taskforce located at our District Office in Paducah, KY. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: project management for Substance Use Disorder related federal and state grants, 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). Provides services and policy direction across the spectrum of substance use disorder: Prevention, identification, treatment, and recovery. This position works with other community organizations and highly vulnerable populations. You must be willing and able to work both populations. We provide harm reduction services. You will be required to provide these services including HIV and HEP-C community testing after training. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree from a college or university or an associate’s degree in a related field and 2 years of related experience. Knowledge of technology and data management preferred.

Language skills: Applicant must possess the ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Applicant must possess the ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedures; effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical skills: Applicant must possess the ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and the ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning ability: Applicant must possess the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Applicant must possess the ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Technology skills: Applicant must have at least an intermediate level of knowledge of Microsoft Suite particularly Excel.

Compensation: $20.00 per hour negotiable with additional experience.  5% raise at the successful completion of six month probationary period.

Job Type: Contract. Grant period ends 09/30/2023. Employment after this date contingent on additional funding opportunities. 

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.

Company’s website:

www.purchasehealth.org

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply

Work Remotely:

  • No

 

CHW Coordinator

APPLICATION SUBMISSION: Download the Application fillable and submit by email to kkrolikowski@purchasehealth.org. 

CHW Coordinator position is a temporary contractual full-time position. This position is based on grant funding. CHW Coordinator will supervise day to day operations of the CHW program and coordinate case load. CHW coordinator will review charts and offer guidance to CHW’s on next steps. CHW coordinator is responsible for meeting grant expectations and requirements. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Must have RN license in Kentucky or compact state or provisional license in Kentucky, meeting all requirements of KRS 314.041 and approval to practice as Registered Nurse Applicant (RNA)

M-TH 730-430

F 730-11

37.5hrs per week

Full Benefits

20/hr negotiable based on experience

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