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Public Health HANDS Manager
The Bullitt County Health Department is accepting applications on an open registry for a Full Time Public Health HANDS Manager.

General Duties include:  This position serves under the general direction of the Director or other appropriate supervisor.  Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to; Direct, plan, organize, establish and implement program goals and objectives to provide a full range of services within the Hands program which will be at the regional level, local level with primary focus in HANDS over multiple counties or at the local level in HANDS and other complex programs and services in a very large or multiple county area and may include technical, non-technical and/or clerical staff and personnel. May interview, hire, assign, direct and evaluate performance and discipline of staff.  Monitor and mentor staff as expert source promoting team building/positive working environment and use of effective decision making skills as expert source/consultant in assigned areas of specialization providing effective feedback to subordinate staff setting goals for improvement.  Conduct or facilitate agency meetings, provide program assistance and consultation, in-service education to program staff or required agencies within the community in the determination of financial or program eligibility and billing.   Prepare and accurately document case records and reports, and use appropriate resources to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and policies.  Develop and promote effective relationships using appropriate communication skills within the community, local or state agencies or other health care providers concerning individual family plans and administrative matters. Manage and determine authorization of budget expenditures or act as liaison with funding authority within departmental fiscal unit which may monitor and evaluate program services though quality assurance audits. May prepare grant proposals, collection and analysis of statistical data for program services, health promotion/health education services and training programs consistent with agency objective.

Minimum Education, Training or Experience:  Master’s Degree in Public Health, Public or Business Administration or Human Service related degree. Two (2) years of progressive responsibility in a supervisory or management capacity in a community or public health organization that included specific experience in public health programs. 

Substitution for Education:  Associates degree in Nursing with four (4) years health experience or Bachelor’s Degree with two (2) years of experience in public or community health agency or similar capacity that would demonstrate the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities which will substitute for the required education. 

Special Requirements per 902 KAR 4:120:  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.   Must meet education and/or experience requirements per 902 KAR 4:120 if position will have additional duties of conducting Parent Visit/Assessments.  

Starting Salary:  $21.98/hr; negotiable with additional experience.  Grade 21

Applications may be obtained at the Bullitt County Health Department, 181 Lees Valley Road, Shepherdsville, KY 40165; 502-955-7837; http://bullittcountyhealthdept.com or http://chfs.ky.gov/dph/lhdapp.htm. Completed application and transcript must be returned to Bullitt County Health Department. Resume will not substitute for completed application. For additional information contact Frances Foster, Administrative Specialist II; FrancesC.Foster@Ky.gov.  Equal Opportunity Employer.  The successful applicant will be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check. 

 

Local Health Nurse I
The Bullitt County Health Department is accepting applications on an open registry for a Full Time Local Health Nurse I.

General Duties include:  This position serves under the direction of the Nurse Supervisor.  Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to; Provide basic entry level nursing care and assessments to the client consistent with the Public Health Practice Reference, Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice.  Establish policies, procedures and licensing laws.  Document services provided to the client according to standards of the Core Clinical Service Guide (CCSG) and Administrative Reference (AR).  Maintain confidentiality and privacy according to guidelines.  Develop and conduct educational counseling and teaching activities for individual clients and families.  Utilize basic awareness of community resources and complete required trainings.

Minimum Education, Training or Experience:  See special requirements.

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.

Starting Salary:  $19.80 - $24.71/hr negotiable with additional experience.  Grade 15

Applications may be obtained at the Bullitt County Health Department, 181 Lees Valley Road,Shepherdsville, KY 40165; 502-955-7837 or online at http://chfs.ky.gov/dph/lhdapp.htm or bullittcountyhealthdept.com

Completed application and transcript should be returned Bullitt County Health Department, 181 Lees Valley Road, Shepherdsville, KY 40165.

Resume will not substitute for completed application.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Applicants and employees in this classification will be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check.