LCDHD accepts applications for employment upon the advertisement of a job vacancy. Vacancies include the job requirements and duties.  Application must be submitted to the Human Resources Office by the required deadline date. Nursing positions are an open register and applications are accepted on a continual basis without advertised vacancies.

Health Department employees are governed by the Local Health Merit System Personnel Regulations.  Job application must be submitted through the LCDHD Human Resources Office.  Eligibility for applicants will be determined by the Local Health Merit System in accordance with state regulations.

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Please note: Application with ORIGINAL SIGNATURE must be submitted to the Lake Cumberland District Health Department at 500 Bourne Avenue in Somerset before the deadline date.

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Applications are accepted on an on-going basis for the following positions and utilized as positions become vacant. All other positions must have an advertised vacancy to accept applications.

Local Health Nurse I Requires an Associate degree or diploma from an accredited college, university, or school of nursing. Must have met all requirements of KRS 314.041, having received a provisional license and approval to practice as a Registered Nurse Applicant (RNA) or having a current active Kentucky Registered Nurse license. No previous nursing practice experience required, however preference will be given to applicants with at least one year of experience. $14.07/hr


Accepting applications for part time A.P.R.N.  to conduct Women’s Health Screenings for Lake Cumberland District Health Department 10 county service area (Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, McCreary, Pulaski, Russell, Taylor, and Wayne).  Work locations to be determined by need.  Duties include but not limited to physical assessments, prescribing and management of contraceptive methods, diagnosis and treatment of STD’s, pregnancy determinations with proper referral, review of laboratory and diagnostic procedures and follow up as needed.

Must hold current license to practice as Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner in KY.  Salary negotiable.  Travel allowance provided.  With offer of   hire, employment conditional, pending criminal information check. For application, contact the local health department or Lake Cumberland District Health Department, 500 Bourne Avenue, Somerset, KY 42501, 606-678-4761 or at Return completed application, college transcript, and copy of APRN license to District Office, Somerset.    Equal Opportunity Employer