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Faxed to (270) 887-4165 or Mailed to: Christian County Health Dept. 1700 Canton Street Hopkinsville, KY 42241.

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* A Complete Application & Supplemental Documentation is required for consideration of any open position. Please return completed application by position closing date*

Employment Contact:

Laura Hawes-Hammons

Public Health Assistant Director

270-887-4160 extension 165

Employment Opportunities

Health Educator I

 The Christian County Health Department is accepting applications for a full-time Health Educator I.


This position serves under the direction of the Health Education Coordinator.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Attend orientation sessions to develop an understanding of the role of health educator. Meet with members of the community to establish a working relationship and become familiar with community resources.  Assist in exchanging information with various organizations and agencies concerning health needs of the community and assist in assembling materials to be utilized.  Gather health information for the public relative to the specialized program.  Distribute health education materials by a variety of methods.  Provide services according to the guidelines set by the Core Clinical Service Guide (CCSG) /Administrative Reference (AR).  Participate as an active team member, having a basic understanding of the team process. Must represent the health department in a positive manner and be an active participate in accreditation and quality improvement efforts. Demonstrate an awareness of public service announcements (PSA) and assist in writing public service announcements for radio and television.  Submit written material to supervisor for approval.  Collect and analyze data for health program needs. 


Minimum Education, Training or Experience:  Bachelor Degree and one (1) year of health related or education experience.


Substitution for Education, Training or Experience:  Master’s Degree or Bachelor Degree in health or human services fields will substitute for one (1) year experience required.  A professional license in the health or human services field will substitute for an additional year of experience.


Starting Salary:  $15.51 – $19.36/hr negotiable within this range based on additional experience and education.  Grade 15


Applications may be obtained at the Christian County Health Department, 1700 Canton Street or


Completed application and transcript must be returned by close of business July 22, 2014. Resume will not substitute for completed application. Applicants and employees in this classification may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Local Health Nurse I (RN)

The Christian County Health Department accepts applications for the position of :

Local Health Nurse I (RN) on an ongoing basis.

This position serves under the direction of the Nurse Manager.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: provide basic entry level nursing care and assessments to the client consistent with the Core Clinical Services Guide (CCSG), Nursing Standards of Practice and established policies, procedures and licensing laws; document services provided to the client according to standards of the CCSG and Administrative Reference (AR); maintain confidentiality and privacy according to HIPAA and agency 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:  Must have RN license in Kentucky or compact state or provisional license in Kentucky, meeting all requirements of KRS 314.041 and approval to practice as Registered Nurse Applicant (RNA).

Starting Salary:  $17.10 - $21.34/hr negotiable with additional experience.  Grade 15

Applications may be obtained at the Christian County Health Department, 1700 Canton Street, Hopkinsville or on this website.  College transcript and a copy of license to practice nursing must be returned with the completed application to the Christian County Health Department, P.O. Box 647, Hopkinsville, KY 42241. For information contact the Human Resources Department at (270) 887-4160 ext.169.  Applicants in this classification will be subject to a drug screening and background check.  Resume will not substitute for completed application. EOE