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Woodford County Health Department

EMPLOYMENT VACANCIES

Position: Local Health Nurse

 
Status: Full Time
Worksite Schedule: Monday - Friday
Rate of Pay: $24.00 - $28.00
 
Special Requirements:
Must have RN license in Kentucky or compact state or provisional license in Kentucky, meeting all requirements of KR 314.041.  Must complete required annual updates. May be required to submit to a drug screenng test and background check according to the agency's policies.
 
Purpose/Summary:
Provides entry-level nursing functions and services to individuals and families under close supervisor in a clinic or community setting.  The nurse in this classification would receive job specific training in the requirements and scope of practice of the various assigned health departmnt programs and services.
 
Job Duties:
Conducts nursing assessments, as appropriate, using service guidelines: develops and implements a plan of care based upon identified health risks, provides basic nursing care to the client consistent with the Core Clinical Service Guide, Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice, established policies, procedures and licensing laws; documents services provided to the client according to standards and Administrative Reference (AR); maintain confidentiality and privacy according to guidelines; develops and conducts educational counseling and teaching activities for individual clients and families.
 
*This institiute is an equal opportunity provider and employer.