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Welcome to the Ashland-Boyd County Health Department

Employment

Thank you for your interest in serving the public as part of our team. Working at the Ashland-Boyd County Health Department is about making a difference. You’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism and mutual respect and most importantly, a life-changing career

“Shaping the Future through preventative and community health.”

Ashland-Boyd County Health Department continuously accepts applications for Local Health Nurse I and Local Health Nurse II.


Local Health Nurse I - WIC

The Ashland-Boyd County Health Department is accepting applications for a full-time Local Health Nurse I for the WIC Program.

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

Apply at https://KOG.CHFS.KY.GOV/HOME. Create a citizen account and search LHDCOS (search and apply) Completed application must be submitted by 06/30/2022 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.  For additional information contact Angela Mosley at 606-329-9444 X-230.

POSTED 7/11/2022 - 7/29/2022



Licensed Practical Nurse I - WIC

The Ashland-Boyd County Health Department is accepting applications for a full-time Licensed Practical Nurse I for the WIC Program.

General Duties include: This position serves under close to moderate direction of the assigned Registered Nurse. Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to; Interview client to address the presenting/initial reason for visiting the health department and subsequent willingness for service(s) offered and indicated. Conduct basic nursing assessment, as appropriate, for clients using Core Clinical Service Guide (CCSG) service guidelines to obtain and document pertinent physical, social, behavioral, environmental and lifestyle factors that influence health. Obtain basic specimens, as directed, and utilize the Division of Laboratory Services Guidelines for proper laboratory/specimens handling and packaging. Record results, as reported by laboratory, on client’s chart. Describe services that are available (or refer) and eligibility criteria as appropriate. Participate in the development and implementation of plan(s) of care based on the health risk identified during the nursing assessment and discussion with the client, including eligibility determination based on client specific characteristics (age, sex, race, programmatic, ethnic, cultural) outlining services to be provided to promote and maintain optimum health status of the client. Incorporate plan of care into the client medical record. Periodically update plan of care based on follow-up visits and services provided. May supervise unlicensed support/assistive personnel.

Minimum Education, Training or Experience: Graduate from a school of practical nursing, college or community and/or technical college, which meet the requirement set by Kentucky State Law.

Special Requirements: (Age, Licensure, Regulation, Etc.) Must have current and active Kentucky Practical Nurse License or must have met all requirements of KRS 314.051, having received a provisional license and approval to practice as an LPNA.

Starting Salary: $16.47-$20.23/hr negotiable with additional experience. Grade 10

Apply at https://KOG.CHFS.KY.GOV/HOME. Create a citizen account and search LHDCOS (search and apply) Completed application must be submitted by 6/30/2022 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.   For additional information contact Angela Mosley at 606-329-9444 X-230.

POSTED 7/11/2022 – 7/29/2022



The Ashland-Boyd County Health Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer