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



Recruiting one individual to serve as Manager or Coordinator for Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.  Selected individual will work full time coordinating program services, direct case management for HIV positive clients, supervise additional case managers and assist patients in obtaining additional services/benefits.  Program provides HIV-related services for those who do not have sufficient health care coverage or financial resource for coping with HIV disease.  Service area covers 31 counties including the Lake Cumberland area and southeast KY.  Some travel will be required.,

Nurse Program Manager requires: Three years of RN experience.  BSN may substitute for one year required experience.  Master’s Degree in Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Education or Public Health may substitute for two years of experience.  Salary $19.38 per hour. 
Social Services Coordinator requires:  Master’s degree in Social Work or Psychology or Sociology plus two years of experience working in a public health agency in social work or other agency where social work knowledge, skills and abilities can be developed and applied.  A Bachelor’s and two years of experience working in a public health agency in social work or other agency where social work knowledge, skills and abilities can be developed and applied will substitute for the required education. Salary $15.79 per hour. 

With offer of hire, employment conditional, pending criminal information check.  Paid insurances, retirement, sick, vacation, and holiday time, plus travel expense paid.  Application may be obtained at the Lake Cumberland District Health Department, 500 Bourne Avenue, Somerset, KY 42501, 606-678-4761 or .  Must complete application and transcript in duplicate and return to above address by 4:00 p.m (ET) Thursday, September 3, 2015.
    Equal Opportunity Employer.