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Click on the link below to download the employment application:

http://chfs.ky.gov/dph/lhdapp.htm

Mail completed applications to:

Gateway District Health Department
P.O. Box 555
Owingsville, Kentucky 40360
Phone - 606-674-6396



Job Opportunities



August 22 2016
 
Gateway District Health Department is accepting applications for a full time
Public Health Services Coordinator-First Steps
located at the Ashland  (Boyd) office.
General Duties include:  This position serves under the general direction of the Public Health Services Supervisor – First Steps.  Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to; Responsible for screening, travel and contacting families who have been referred to the First Steps program.  Once screening has occurred, travel throughout the community contacting families who have been referred to First Steps to inform them of the referral and about the First Steps Program.  Schedule and attend a home visit where a developmental and social history is completed and necessary First Steps papers and releases of information are signed by the parent.  Make referrals for eligibility determination and assessments for program planning for clients.  Schedule Individualized Family Services Plan (IFSP) meetings with family and service providers and facilitate IFSP meetings.  Facilitate transition meetings with school systems and other community partners.  Complete and submit necessary paperwork in a timely manner and complete necessary paperwork for billable services.  Ensure that all regulated timelines are met.  File records and attend necessary First Steps meetings and trainings.  Assist families in finding community resources and other duties as assigned.
 
Minimum Education, Training or Experience:  Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Physical Therapy, Family Therapy, Nursing, Social Work, Psychology or Education with Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education certification; and   two (2) years of professional experience in a community health agency or similar early childhood education capacity that would demonstrate the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities of working with young children birth through five years of age or families of young children birth through five years of age
 
Substitution for Education:
An Associate Degree in Nursing and two (2) years professional experience in working with children birth through five years of age may substitute for the required education.
 
Substitution for Experience:  A Master’s Degree in Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Physical Therapy, Family Therapy, Psychology or Education with Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education certification may substitute for one (1) year experience of working with young children birth through five years of age or families of young children birth through five years of age.
 
Special Requirements: Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
 
 
Necessary Competencies:  Communication skills in interview, negotiation and mediating and providing informal support; Problem-solving by finding and utilizing services and resources, resolving conflicts, integrating services using formal and informal channels, and enabling families to use problem-solving; Organization by maintaining accurate data collection and resource information, exhibiting flexibility in scheduling, and developing plans; and collaboration and leadership through developing relationships with families, enabling families to develop their decision-making skills, and establishing collaborative relationships with service providers.
 
Starting Salary:  $12.95-$16.22/hr plus benefits, negotiable with additional experience.
 
Applications may be obtained at the Gateway District Health Department, 42 Treadway Drive, 606-674-6396 or http://chfs.ky.gov/dph/lhdapp.htm 
 
Completed application and transcript must be returned by close of business September 1 2016  to Gateway District Health Department
PO Box 555
Owingsville, KY  40360.
Resume will not substitute for completed application.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
                                                                                                                                                

Applications accepted on an ongoing basis:

Local Health Nurse I - Gateway District Health Department accepts applications for the position of Local Health Nurse I on an ongoing basis.

Responsibilities include providing client health education and counseling, health assessments, preventive health care and communicable disease control activities.

The position requires registered nurse licensed in Kentucky, Education and Experience – Associate Degree or Diploma from an accredited college, university, or school of nursing. Must have a provisional license and approval to practice as a Registered Nurse Applicant or have a current active Kentucky Registered Nurse License. No experience required. Hourly Salary: $14.07, Excellent fringe benefit package.

Applications available at local health centers or Gateway District Health Department, Gudgell Avenue, Owingsville, KY. Transcript and copy of KY nursing license required. Complete application materials must be received at the Gateway District Health Department

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER "M/F/D"



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