Job Opportunities

Support Services Associate Located in Hickman County

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 date specified. 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.

Support Services Associate I

An entry-level position under limited supervision provides support to one or more programs, such as clinical, home health, or environmental. Prepare routine letters, answer multi-line phone system, data entry, interacts with patients/public, make appointments, collect fees, and direct clients to the appropriate staff. Posting closes on 03/01/2023.

EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED.

EXPERIENCE: None

SUBSTITUTION CLAUSE: N/A EDUCATION: N/A EXPERIENCE: N/A

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.) The entry level incumbent would participate in on the job training programs to become knowledgeable regarding the Patient and Community Health Services Reporting and Billing Procedures (PSRS).

SALARY: (MIN-MID) $13.50-$16.79 Grade 10

5% increase at the successful completion of a 6 mos probationary period.

Full time 37.5 hr

Monday-Thursday 7:30a-4:30p

Friday 7:30a-11a

 

Support Services Associate II

Has completed the required training and demonstrates capability of performing the responsibilities of the SSA I position; is fully aware of the operating policies and procedures of the work unit and receives instruction or assistance as new and unusual situations may occur. The employee also demonstrates the ability to solve routine problems that occur.  Posting closes on 03/01/2023.

 

EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED.

EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years of professional business or public administrative experience in a medical, hospital or administrative office environment using electronic office equipment and professional software.

SUBSTITUTION CLAUSE: See Below

EDUCATION: None EXPERIENCE: Additional education (college, vocational school, etc) in business education or a medically related field may substitute for the required experience on a year for year basis.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.) This employee should have participated in training and is competent in use of the Patient and Community Health Services Reporting and Billing procedures (PSRS) system.

Transcripts must be uploaded when education is a requirement or substitution.

SALARY: (MIN-MID) $14.31-$17.79 Grade 11

5% increase at the successful completion of a 6 mos probationary period.

Full time 37.5 hr

Monday-Thursday 7:30a-4:30p

Friday 7:30a-11a

 

Support Services Associate Located in Carlisle County

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 date specified. 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.

Support Services Associate I

An entry-level position under limited supervision provides support to one or more programs, such as clinical, home health, or environmental. Prepare routine letters, answer multi-line phone system, data entry, interacts with patients/public, make appointments, collect fees, and direct clients to the appropriate staff. Posting closes on 03/01/2023.

EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED.

EXPERIENCE: None

SUBSTITUTION CLAUSE: N/A EDUCATION: N/A EXPERIENCE: N/A

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.) The entry level incumbent would participate in on the job training programs to become knowledgeable regarding the Patient and Community Health Services Reporting and Billing Procedures (PSRS).

SALARY: (MIN-MID) $13.50-$16.79 Grade 10

5% increase at the successful completion of a 6 mos probationary period.

Full time 37.5 hr

Monday-Thursday 7:30a-4:30p

Friday 7:30a-11a

 

Support Services Associate II

Has completed the required training and demonstrates capability of performing the responsibilities of the SSA I position; is fully aware of the operating policies and procedures of the work unit and receives instruction or assistance as new and unusual situations may occur. The employee also demonstrates the ability to solve routine problems that occur.  Posting closes on 03/01/2023.

 

EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED.

EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years of professional business or public administrative experience in a medical, hospital or administrative office environment using electronic office equipment and professional software.

SUBSTITUTION CLAUSE: See Below

EDUCATION: None EXPERIENCE: Additional education (college, vocational school, etc) in business education or a medically related field may substitute for the required experience on a year for year basis.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.) This employee should have participated in training and is competent in use of the Patient and Community Health Services Reporting and Billing procedures (PSRS) system.

Transcripts must be uploaded when education is a requirement or substitution.

SALARY: (MIN-MID) $14.31-$17.79 Grade 11

5% increase at the successful completion of a 6 mos probationary period.

Full time 37.5 hr

Monday-Thursday 7:30a-4:30p

Friday 7:30a-11a

 

Support Services Associate Located in McCracken County

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 date specified. 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.

Support Services Associate I

An entry-level position under limited supervision provides support to one or more programs, such as clinical, home health, or environmental. Prepare routine letters, answer multi-line phone system, data entry, interacts with patients/public, make appointments, collect fees, and direct clients to the appropriate staff. Posting closes on 03/01/2023.

EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED.

EXPERIENCE: None

SUBSTITUTION CLAUSE: N/A EDUCATION: N/A EXPERIENCE: N/A

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.) The entry level incumbent would participate in on the job training programs to become knowledgeable regarding the Patient and Community Health Services Reporting and Billing Procedures (PSRS).

SALARY: (MIN-MID) $13.50-$16.79 Grade 10

5% increase at the successful completion of a 6 mos probationary period.

Full time 37.5 hr

Monday-Thursday 7:30a-4:30p

Friday 7:30a-11a

 

Support Services Associate II

Has completed the required training and demonstrates capability of performing the responsibilities of the SSA I position; is fully aware of the operating policies and procedures of the work unit and receives instruction or assistance as new and unusual situations may occur. The employee also demonstrates the ability to solve routine problems that occur.  Posting closes on 03/01/2023.

 

EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED.

EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years of professional business or public administrative experience in a medical, hospital or administrative office environment using electronic office equipment and professional software.

SUBSTITUTION CLAUSE: See Below

EDUCATION: None EXPERIENCE: Additional education (college, vocational school, etc) in business education or a medically related field may substitute for the required experience on a year for year basis.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.) This employee should have participated in training and is competent in use of the Patient and Community Health Services Reporting and Billing procedures (PSRS) system.

Transcripts must be uploaded when education is a requirement or substitution.

SALARY: (MIN-MID) $14.31-$17.79 Grade 11

5% increase at the successful completion of a 6 mos probationary period.

Full time 37.5 hr

Monday-Thursday 7:30a-4:30p

Friday 7:30a-11a

 

Harm Reduction Coordinator

Harm Reduction Coordinator

APPLICATION SUBMISSION: Download the Application fillable and submit by email to kkrolikowski@purchasehealth.org. 

The Purchase District Health Department is accepting applications for a full-time Harm Reduction Coordinator for the Opioid Taskforce located at our District Office in Paducah, KY. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: project management for Substance Use Disorder related federal and state grants, consortium coordination, and community health (participates in planning goals and strategies to address health priorities of a community by representing the agency in community coalitions, inter-agency councils and other community groups and attends meetings relating to area of responsibility and maintains a collaborative relationship with health agencies). Provides services and policy direction across the spectrum of substance use disorder: Prevention, identification, treatment, and recovery. This position works with other community organizations and highly vulnerable populations. You must be willing and able to work both populations. We provide harm reduction services. You will be required to provide these services including HIV and HEP-C community testing after training. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree from a college or university or an associate’s degree in a related field and 2 years of related experience. Knowledge of technology and data management preferred.

Compensation: $20.00 per hour negotiable with additional experience.  5% raise at the successful completion of six month probationary period.

Job Type: Grant Funded

Benefits:

  • Retirement
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • And additional benefits

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday, with a few evenings and weekends. Must have reliable transportation. Travel required. Travel is reimbursed per Purchase District Health Department policies and guidelines.

Company’s website:

www.purchasehealth.org

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply

Work Remotely:

  • No

Peer Support Specialist

Peer Support Specialist

APPLICATION SUBMISSION: Download the Application fillable and submit by email to kkrolikowski@purchasehealth.org. 

The Purchase District Health Department is accepting applications for a full-time Harm Reduction Coordinator for the Opioid Taskforce located at our District Office in Paducah, KY. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: community health, recovery, and SUD/OUD services. Will help provide Harm Reduction Services and wrap around services. Provides services and across the spectrum of substance use disorder: Prevention, identification, treatment, and recovery. This position works with other community organizations and highly vulnerable populations. You must be willing and able to work both populations. We provide harm reduction services. You will be required to provide these services including HIV and HEP-C community testing after training. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications: GED or HS diploma, must be a Peer Support Specialist or able to be certified within first 2 months of employment.

Compensation: $15.00 per hour negotiable with additional experience.  5% raise at the successful completion of six month probationary period.

Benefits:

  • Retirement
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • And additional benefits

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday, with a few evenings and weekends. Must have reliable transportation. Travel required. Travel is reimbursed per Purchase District Health Department policies and guidelines.

Company’s website:

www.purchasehealth.org

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply

Work Remotely:

  • No

Job Type: Full time, grant funded.

Kentucky Public Health AmeriCorps

Kentucky Public Health AmeriCorps

Purchase District Health Department is looking for an AmeriCorps Member.

To apply please visit: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=116310

 

Kentucky Public Health AmeriCorps program is an AmeriCorps program of the Kentucky Health Departments Association administered by Serve Kentucky and funded by AmeriCorps, the Agency.

Program Overview:

Kentucky Public Health AmeriCorps places members at sites across Kentucky. The goal of the program is to increase participation in the HANDS, WIC, and Harm Reduction programs at Local Health Departments across the State of Kentucky.

Program Benefits: Community Health Worker Certification, Living Allowance, Training, Education award upon successful completion of service.

You must be over 18 years of age and have a High School Diploma or a GED

Preferred Candidate Qualifications:

The ideal Kentucky Public Health AmeriCorps member will have the following:

  • A willingness be a creative partner in their Local Health Department placement in order to find new ways to increase participation in HANDS, WIC, and Harm Reduction programs,
  • A positive and encouraging attitude,
  • A willingness to learn and implement best practices in their Local Health Department placement,
  • A willingness and desire to complete required training to become a Certified Community Health Worker in the State of Kentucky.

The Agency, Serve Kentucky, the Kentucky Health Department Association prohibit all forms of discrimination. This Program seeks to include participants from local communities and is available to all, without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, political affiliation, or, in most instances, religion.

Essential Functions of the Position:

  1. Member will work to increase participation in the HANDS program in a Local Health Department.
  2. Member will work to increase participation in the WIC program in a Local Health Department.
  3. Member will work to increase participation in the Harm Reduction program in a Local Health Department.

Members may work in any of the three core programs throughout their service year depending on the needs of the LHD.

  1. Member completes Monthly Data Collection and weekly timesheets by the specified due dates.
  2. Member communicates service activity to, and maintains open communication with site supervisors, and Kentucky Public Health AmeriCorps staff via regular professional meetings and through reports completed in OnCorps.
  3. Member attends and completes all requirements for the required member trainings and professional development, including required monthly Kentucky Public Health AmeriCorps meetings, Public Health Training, and Community Health Worker Certification.
  4. Member seeks opportunities to lead or assist with programs in support of the core activities and increasing the participation in the communities they serve. (This may include assisting with marketing and promoting core activity opportunities offered at the service site).
  5. Member may seek leadership opportunities in concert with Kentucky Public Health AmeriCorps program staff to create and present content or lead Regional and Statewide Program meetings and trainings.
  6. Member participates in AmeriCorps Week, MLK Day of Service, 911 Day of Service, and other service projects as directed by Kentucky Public Health AmeriCorps.

Core Program Activities:

Local health department (LHD) and public health workers, burdened by response to the COVID19 pandemic, have limited workforce available to do outreach and education to the public to increase participation in the core public health programs: WIC, HANDS, and Harm Reduction. Specific activities will be determined by the LHD and approved by program staff. KYPHA members will serve in any or all of the following core public health programs:

WIC:

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides: Nutrition counseling, Healthy foods, Breastfeeding support, Referrals to other resources.

WIC is important because healthy foods help children grow and develop normally and good nutrition helps protect your family against health problems.

HANDS:

HANDS is a voluntary home visitation program for moms, dads and families. HANDS answers questions and provides parents with support in developing a parent-child relationship, at no cost to the family.

Harm Reduction:

Harm Reduction wrap around services

Other Duties Related to the Kentucky Public Health AmeriCorps Program (10%)

  • Participate in the following events that fall within their term of service, including monthly member training calls, pre-service orientation, AmeriCorps101/Prohibited Activities training, the Serve KY AmeriCorps Accelerator Event, MLK Day of Service, National Service Recognition Day, AmeriCorps Week, Spring Service Project, End of Year Celebration.
  • Participate in trainings that fall within their term of service, including Public Health Core Competencies, Community Health Worker Certification, AmeriCorps 101/Prohibited Activities.
  • Reporting: submit timesheets weekly, submit program data reports on performance measures monthly
  • Communication: check emails, return phone calls/texts, and respond to programmatic requests

HANDS Supervisor

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 date specified. 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.

HANDS Supervisor

 

Using expertise of the program, perform duties related to supervising the daily administration and program staff in Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) program. Provide early childhood education and support services to eligible clients involving infant and toddlers from birth up to three (3) years of age and/or referrals to other agency health care programs and services. Prepare statistical program reports, assisting with preparation of program budgets as required and providing coordination of program services with other programs or agencies. May provide home visits virtually or in person of HANDS participants. Posting closes on 03/01/2023.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or Nursing. See special requirements.

EXPERIENCE: 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 CLAUSE: See below.

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

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

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.) 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.

Transcripts must be uploaded when education is a requirement or substitution.

SALARY: (MIN-MID) $21.52-$26.75 Grade 18

5% increase at the successful completion of a 6 mos probationary period.

 

Location: Purchase District Health Department location in Paducah KY, serves families in all 5 counties of Purchase District. Paid travel time and mileage when traveling between counties or for work based on state determined rate.

 

CHW Coordinator

APPLICATION SUBMISSION: Download the Application fillable and submit by email to kkrolikowski@purchasehealth.org. 

CHW Coordinator position is a temporary contractual full-time position. This position is based on grant funding. CHW Coordinator will supervise day to day operations of the CHW program and coordinate case load. CHW coordinator will review charts and offer guidance to CHW’s on next steps. CHW coordinator is responsible for meeting grant expectations and requirements. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: 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)

M-TH 730-430

F 730-11

37.5hrs per week

Full Benefits

20/hr negotiable based on experience

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