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Job Opportunities

Full-time Senior Support Services Associate I – Clinical
General Duties include: This position serves under the direction of the Support Services Supervisor. Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to: Assemble and maintain complete patient medical records and files. Interview patient to ensure completeness and accuracy of demographic information required for various services and programs. Route/direct patient to appropriate staff person. Collect, record and enter fees obtained from patients into statewide network. Prepare routine letters, labels and other appropriate material. Answer multi-line phone system. Schedule initial and follow-up patient appointments. Review appropriate reporting sheet (Patient Encounter Forms) (PEF) of services provided to ensure completeness and accuracy. Generate and/or issue Woman Infant and Children (WIC) vouchers. Request routine reports available from the PSRS, inventory and order office supplies. Maintain auto-dialer according to agency and patient requirements.
 
Minimum Education, Training or Experience: High School Diploma or GED.
 
Starting Salary: $10.10. Grade 10
 
Apply at https://KOG.CHFS.KY.GOV/HOME. Create a citizen’s account and search LHDCOS (search and apply). Completed application must be submitted by 4pm on May 21, 2021. Transcripts must be uploaded before the close date of the advertisement if post-secondary education is required or may be substituted for experience. Transcripts must list the degree awarded. Qualified applicants/employees are subject to a pre-screening, selection for interview, and/or demonstration of skills testing. Employment may be contingent upon a successful drug screening and background check. Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
 
Full-time Family Support Worker I/Home Visitor
General Duties include: This position serves under general direction of the Program Coordinator and/or appropriate supervisor. Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to; Conduct regular planned visits to establish a trusting rapport for eligible HANDS participant/s to assist parent/s and or families with child development, parenting skills, health services and other needed resources identified at assessment or during visits. Maintain confidentiality of program information obtained from home visit/s and exchanged while communicating with community and support service providers. Initiate and maintain regular and long term contact and provide support to parents during the prenatal period and extending up to, but not inclusive of the child’s second birthday, following parent visit assessment. The responsibilities include home visitations that may take place in the client’s home or another community site if justified, that include (a) monitoring of the child’s, mother’s and family’s progress by making referrals to community resources; such as prenatal health services, school, head start, etc. Tracking appointments to ensure they are being kept, performing follow-up services as identified and performing periodic evaluations of the participants’ changing needs, (b) preparation and maintenance of case records which shall be documented with contacts, services needed, reports and progress, (c) consultations and (d) crisis assistance. Confer with Program Coordinator and/or Supervisor in cases involving potential collaboration with other service providers.
 
Minimum Education, Training or Experience: High School Diploma or GED and experience in a Social or other health related field such as but not limited to, working with children, teens and adults in a daycare, medical office or facility, school etc., that provides a medical or a community support service.
Substitution for Education, Training or Experience: Education from an accredited college or university in a Health related or Social and Behavioral Science field may substitute for the required experience.
 
Special Requirements:
Must be 18 years of age
Must have telephone accessibility
Must have reliable transportation and valid Drivers License
Criminal Background Check
On the job training requirement needed within 6 months of hire in order to advance:
HANDS home visitor core training (Must be completed before family contact can occur)
HANDS wrap-around required training (Specific topical areas checklist)
CPR Certification
Working knowledge of geographic area and/or ability to locate participants and community resources with use of maps, contacts and directions provided.
 
Starting Salary: $10.10/hr. Grade 10
 
Apply at https://KOG.CHFS.KY.GOV/HOME. Create a citizen’s account and search LHDCOS (search and apply). Completed application must be submitted by 4pm on May 21, 2021. Transcripts must be uploaded before the close date of the advertisement if post-secondary education is required or may be substituted for experience. Transcripts must list the degree awarded. Qualified applicants/employees are subject to a
pre-screening, selection for interview, and/or demonstration of skills testing. Employment may be contingent upon a successful drug screening and background check. Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
 
 
 

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis for the following position:

Local Health Nurse I-Clinic 2122

The qualifications for this position may be viewed at: Merit System Classifications

Additional information regarding employment can be viewed at: Employment

 

Apply at https://KOG.CHFS.KY.GOV/HOME. Create a citizen’s account and search LHDCOS (search and apply) Transcripts must be uploaded before the close date of the advertisement if post-secondary education is required or may be substituted for experience. Transcripts must list the degree awarded. Qualified applicants/employees are subject to a pre-screening, selection for interview, and/or demonstration of skills testing. Employment may be contingent upon a successful drug screening and background check. Equal Opportunity Employer.

 
 

Resume will not substitute for completed application.

For more information about these positions please contact:

Stephanie Martin
Phone: (606) 864-5187
Fax: (606) 864-8295
Email: stephanien.martin@ky.gov
Address: 525 Whitley St., London, KY 40741

 
 
 
 

We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer

The Laurel County Health Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation in any of its activities or operations.

These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of interns, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all staff, patients, and interns.

 

For more information, please contact Stephanie Martin at 606-864-5244 Ext. 225 or email:stephanien.martin@ky.gov.