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Public Health HANDS Supervisor

General Duties include: Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to; Primary duty to provide and direct Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) employees that provide services in early childhood education and family support to assist infants and toddlers from birth up to three (3) years of age and/or other health care projects. Make decisions on personnel policy matters affecting assigned staff, including performance monitoring/evaluation of staff, may participate in the selection, hiring and orientation processes of new employees to ensure best use of time and resources. May attend training conferences; conduct/facilitate meetings and training employees in methods for performing effective and efficient job. Provide professional program administrative and technical expertise and assist service providers and program staff. Assist or assign staff to help resolve billing problems, determine client eligibility, benefits and appropriate services and referrals. Prepare and review detailed statistical data/clinical management program reports and perform quality assurance audits to oversee/monitor program records/quality of care provided and coordination of program services with internal and external entities and ensure that providers/staff understand program guidelines.   May provide input to new and proposed legislation to help determine impact on local programs/interpret policy relating to agency operating procedures and program administration. Perform/assist/serve as resource person in defining program goals and objectives and establish methods/measures of accomplishing program based objectives. May serve as a liaison between staff and state or federal officials regarding services and ensure that performance measures and standards for program/services are met.   May conduct parent assessments and home visits as needed. 

Minimum Education, Training or Experience: Bachelor’s Degree per special program requirements and three (3) years of professional experience in public or community health agency or similar capacity that would demonstrate the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities. 

Substitution for Education, Training or Experience: Master’s Degree in Public Health, Business Administration or Human Services related field may substitute for one (1) year experience. 


Associate Degree in Nursing with Licensure in Kentucky or compact state and five (5) years of professional experience in public or community health agency or similar capacity that would demonstrate the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities will substitute for the education and experience requirement.

Special Program Requirements: Must be a licensed Social Worker or licensed Registered Nurse in Kentucky or compact state to supervise and conduct performance evaluations for staff that delivers direct services per 902 KAR 4:120.    

Starting Salary: $35, 061 - $44,187/annual negotiable with additional experience. Grade 18

Completed application and transcript must be returned by close of business January 8, 2018 to the CCHD

Local Health Nurse I

General Duties include: This position serves under the direction of the Nursing Supervisor. Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to; Provide basic entry level nursing care and assessments to the client consistent with the Public Health Practice Reference, Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice. Establish policies, procedures and licensing laws. Document services provided to the client according to standards of the Core Clinical Service Guide (CCSG) and Administrative Reference (AR). Maintain confidentiality and privacy according to guidelines. Develop and conduct educational counseling and teaching activities for individual clients and families. Utilize basic awareness of community resources and complete required trainings.

Special Requirements: (Age, Licensure, Regulation, Etc.) Must have RN license in Kentucky or compact state or provisional license in Kentucky, meeting all requirements of KRS 314.041.

Starting Salary $33,345/ Annually – negotiable with additional experience    Grade 15


Resume will not substitute for completed application.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applicants and employees in all classifications are required to submit to a criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen.

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Completed Applications can be:


Emailed to:


Faxed To:

(270) 887-4165

Attention: Joshua Mosby


 Mailed To:

Christian County Health Department

Attention: Joshua Mosby  

P.O. Box 647

Hopkinsville, KY 42240  

Employment Contact:

Joshua L. Mosby

Human Resource Manager

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Christian County Health Department
PO BOX 647 / 1700 Canton Street
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Phone: 270-887-4160
Fax: 270-887-4165
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240 Thompsonville Lane
Oak Grove, KY 42262
Phone: 270-640-6022