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Local Health Nurse I-HANDS program

Organization

North Central District Health Department

Description

: This position serves under the direction of the Director or other appropriate coordinator /supervisor assigned. Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to; Conduct parent visit assessment/survey within 30 days of receiving, after review of prenatal or birth records from the hospital or clinic, to determine eligibility for early childhood education and family support services of infants and toddlers from birth up to three (3) years of age. Conduct interviews to promote outreach activities in family homes or community setting to educate parents in coping techniques and to take an active role in accessing resources or assistance with referrals for appropriate education and nutrition of their child. May develop and distribute informational materials that meet program guidelines. Keeps accurate logs of service visits, schedules and charting, prepare reports and analyses set forth in Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) program policy and guidelines. Interpret laws, regulations, policies and procedures and provide administrative assistance or guidance to departmental staff, which may include but is not limited to; monitor, evaluate and participate in modifications regarding program requirements. Review records and reports submitted by program requests or agency staff and ensure compliance with federal and state law regulation and policies. May conduct ongoing home visitation on an as needed basis.
Additional duties will include participation in specialized or program specific clinics providing basic entry level nursing and assessment to the client or consistent with the Core Clinical Service Guide (CCSG), Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice. Document services provided to the client according to standards of the 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. Must complete required trainings.

Requirements

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).

Type

Full-time

Work Schedule

Set Hours

Salary

$12.15-15.17

Benefits

N/A

Required Education

Associate Degree — 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).

Work Location

Louisville

Application Process

May be obtained at any local Health Department, or North Central District Health Department 1020 Henry Clay Street, Shelbyville, KY 40065. 502-633-1243. North Central District’s website www.ncdhd.com or http://chfs.ky.gov/dph/lhdapp.htm. If you have questions, please contact Star Stucker, HANDS coordinator 502-321-0871. Completed application and transcript must be returned to North Central District Health Department 1020 Henry Clay Street, Shelbyville, Ky 40065 or fax to 502-633-7658 by close of business March 16, 2018. You may also email application and transcript to Vivia.Browning-Combs@ky.gov.

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