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HANDS Parent Visitor

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 range $11.40-$14.18 based on education and experience.  Possible increase in hourly wage first year.  Excellent fringe benefit package.  Applications may be secured at any area Purchase District Health Center.  Pre-employment screening required.  Transcripts and license MUST accompany applications and must be received by the end of business on April 19, 2021   EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.


APPLICATION SUBMISSION: Apply online by visiting: www.mykentucky.gov Please download the instructions to create an account: Application Instructions PDHD

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