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



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Establishing a register for future recruitment of full time registered nurses to work in the HANDS Program:  1 position McCreary County— 1 position Pulaski County—1 position Russell County—and 1 position Taylor County – 1 position split with Cumberland/Clinton and Wayne.  Duties include conducting referral screenings and parent surveys on eligible families interested in participating in the HANDS Program.  Provide professional /RN home visits and documentation of visits for participating families.  Attend meetings and trainings as required and must be able to collaborate with appropriate local agencies. 

Local Health Nurse I must have RN license in Kentucky or compact state or provisional license in KY, meeting all requirement of KRS 314.041,  and approval to practice as Registered Nurse Applicant (RNA). No previous nursing practice experience required, but preference will be given to applicants with at least one year of experience.  Excellent fringe benefits.  Opportunities for growth.  Entry level salary $14.07 per hour.  With offer of hire, employment conditional, pending criminal information check.

For application, contact local health center or Lake Cumberland District Health Department, 500 Bourne Avenue, Somerset, KY, 42501, 606-678-4761.  Applications for Open Register are accepted on a continual basis for future vacancies.  Preference for these vacancies will be given to applications submitted before 4:30 p.m. (ET),  Thursday, April 23, 2015.   Applications must be submitted with college transcript and copy of nursing license in duplicate to District Office, 500 Bourne Avenue, Somerset, KY 42501.        Equal Opportunity Employer