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



Serve as Account Clerk II for the Lake Cumberland District Health Department Fiscal Administration Office.  Responsibilities include processing accounts payable, entering Patient Encounter Forms for the medical billing; Initiate and maintain contracts associated with vendors who provide services for the LCDHD; Key journal entries and run monthly financial reports; Process Letters of Agreement for billing and posting payments and adjustments; Key monthly deposits and checks; and answer phone as needed. 

Requires high school diploma or GED and 3 years experience in accounting, bookkeeping, payroll, and accounts payable, business administration or a closely related field.  Additional education in the field of Business Administration, Public Administration, Community Health, Public Health, Accounting, Human Resource Management may substitute for the required experience on a year for year basis.  Experience with Microsoft Office Software and Excel preferred.  Excellent fringe benefits.  Entry salary $9.46 per hour.  With offer of hire, employment conditional, pending criminal information check.

Must complete application and transcript in duplicate.  Contact Lake Cumberland District Health Department, 500 Bourne Avenue, Somerset, KY 42501 (606) 678-4761.  Deadline for application return to District Office, Somerset,  before 4:00 p.m., Thursday, December 4, 2014.  Resumes will not substitute for application.     Equal Opportunity Employer