North Central District Health Department
North Central District Health Department
"Caring for our communities"

Public Health Nurse - HANDS

06.02.23 02:31 PM Comment(s) By tonyl.millet

Public Health Nurse - HANDS - Competitive pay, work-life balance, attractive benefits.

Come work as a Local Health Nurse with an agency that is passionate about protecting the public’s health, offering the opportunity to develop new skills while making a positive impact on the health of others.


North Central District Health Department is looking for a registered nurse to serve as a full time Local Health Nurse. This position is a contract position and serves under the direction of the Nurse Supervisor. The salary range for this position is $25.91 - $32.22 hourly. Some of the responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to;

·  Provide basic entry level nursing care and assessments to the client consistent with the Public Health Practice Reference, Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice. 

·  Document services provided to the client according to standards of the Clinical Service Guide (CSG) and Administrative Reference (AR). 

·  Assist in vaccinations inclusive of COVID.

·  Maintain confidentiality and privacy according to guidelines.

·  Develop and conduct educational counseling and teaching activities for individual clients and families. 

·  Utilize basic awareness of community resources and complete required trainings.

Minimum Education, Training or Experience: 

See special requirements.


Special Requirements: (Age, Licensure, Regulation, Etc.) 

Must have RN license in Kentucky or compact state or provisional license in Kentucky, meeting all requirements of KRS 314.041.



Applications may be obtained at the North Central District Health Department, 1020 Henry Clay St., Shelbyville, KY 40065 or


Completed application must be submitted by02/22/23.

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.


Who we are:

North Central District Health Department is a local government agency on the front lines of public health. We protect your health from threats, educate our communities about health issues and provide healthy solutions.

·  We offer work-life balance.

·  We promote great team culture.


Our Mission:

Provide innovative, diverse, and inclusive population based public health as a leader through education, disease prevention, regulation adherence and communicable disease control.

Our Vision:

Optimal health for the communities of the North Central District – Henry, Shelby, Spencer, and Trimble counties.

Our Values:

Collaboration in our counties. Accountability in Public Health. Respect in the workplace. Equity and inclusion in all we do. Service to others with integrity and compassion.



·  Begin earning paid vacation and sick leave day one.

·  Comprehensive health benefits package.

·  Paid holidays

·  Retirement benefits



North Central District Health Department serves the communities of Henry, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble counties in Kentucky. We are centrally located between Louisville and Lexington. We are also surrounded with beautiful parks, great dining, and close proximity to Kentucky’s only designer mall.

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