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Employment

Thank you for your interest in serving the public as part of our team. Working at the Ashland-Boyd County Health Department is about making a difference. You’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism and mutual respect and most importantly, a life-changing career.

                                                        “Shaping the Future through preventative and community health.”

Ashland-Boyd County Health Department continuously accepts applications for Local Health Nurse I and Local Health Nurse II.


Epidemiologist

 

The Ashland-Boyd County Health Department is accepting applications for a FT Epidemiologist.

 

General Duties include:  This position serves under the direction of the Director.  Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to; Assist with the maintenance of a health-monitoring database for the early recognition of any clustering of events, design surveys and questionnaires to collect data on specific diseases.  Conduct studies designed to identify segments of the population at greater risk of occurrences of disease.  Perform statistical analysis of study data.  Plan and organize new methods for obtaining additional health data and for improving the reliability and validity of health data being collected by the LHD and DPH.  Assist in the formulation of hypotheses to explain the differential occurrence of diseases in various population groups and locations in Kentucky.  Assist in the formulation of recommendations for interventions to reduce the occurrence and/or severity of disease or injuries of public health significance in the state.  Provide consultation, educational programs, information sharing conferences, in-service programs for health department professionals, community groups, etc., about relevant epidemiological subjects and reads.  Interpret and prepare technical reports on epidemiological studies and investigations.

 

Minimum Education, Training or Experience:  Masters Degree in Epidemiology, Public Health, Biostatistics or closely related field.  Course work should include at least one course in epidemiology and a second course in a closely related subject area such as Biostatistics, Vital and Medical statistics, Informatics, Survey Sampling and Design, etc.

 

Substitution for Education, Training or Experience:  Masters or Doctoral candidate in a field mentioned in the Educational requirements may be considered so long as the graduate work is completed within one (1) year of employment.

 

Starting Salary:  $15.79 - $19.96/hr negotiable with additional experience.  Grade 19

 

Applications may be obtained at the Ashland-Boyd County Health Department

 Health Department, 2924 Holt Street, Ashland, KY 41101, (606) 329-9444 or http://chfs.ky.gov/dph/lhdapp.htm 

 

Completed application and transcript must be returned by close of business 01/05/2018 to Ashland-Boyd County Health Department.

Resume will not substitute for completed application.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Applicants and employees in this classification may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check.

                                                                                                                                                                                   

Posted 11/29/2017 – 01/05/2018







Public Health HANDS Supervisor                         

 

The Ashland-Boyd County Health Department is accepting applications for a PT (no more than 20 hours per week)

Public Health HANDS Supervisor

 

General Duties include:  This position serves under the general direction of the Director or other appropriate program supervisor.  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. 

OR

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:  $14.78 - $18.63/hr negotiable with additional experience.  Grade 18

 

Applications may be obtained at the Ashland-Boyd County Health Department, 2924 Holt Street, Ashland, KY  41101 or http://chfs.ky.gov/dph/lhdapp.htm 

 

Completed application and transcript must be returned by close of business 12/29/2017 to the Local Health Department.

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.

Posted on 11/27/2017-12/29/2017








The Ashland-Boyd County Health Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer