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Welcome to the Muhlenberg County Health Department

The Muhlenberg County Health Department mission is to prevent illness and injury, promote good health and a assure a safe environment to protect and improve the health of our citizens. Our vision for the community of Muhlenberg County is to have a healthy and safe environment which allows all children and adults to live so that they are able to prosper physically, emotionally, spiritually and financially in the pursuit of their purpose and dream for their lives.

 

View the Muhlenberg County Health Assessment

Public Notice

The Muhlenberg County Health Department and the Public Health Taxing District financial statements, adopted budgets, and the most recent financial audits for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021, may be examined by the public at the Muhlenberg County Health Department Administration at 107 Legion Drive, Central City, Kentucky 42330.  Published in accordance with KRS 65A.080(2).

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Open Register

The Muhlenberg County Health Department is accepting applications for a Full-time Local Health Nurse II.

General Duties include:  This position serves under the direction of the Nurse Supervisor.  Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to; Perform work with increasing independence and may assume minimal mentoring of LHN I nurses.  Provide nursing care and assessment to the client consistent with the Core Clinical Service Guide (CCSG) Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice.  Develop and implement a plan of care based upon identified health risks.  Document services provided to the client.  Stay updated with policies, procedures, and licensing laws.  Maintain confidentiality and privacy according to guidelines.  Understand the team process and apply problem solving strategies to accomplish job tasks.  Participate in specialized or program specific clinics.  Participate in employee orientation and training.  Develop and conduct educational counseling and teaching activities for individual clients and families.  May serve as a coordinator of a specific program.

Minimum Education, Training or Experience:  See special requirements.  One (1) year of Registered Nurse (RN) experience.

Substitution for Education, Training or Experience:  BSN or master’s degree in Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Education or Public Health may substitute for one (1) year of experience. 

Special Requirements: (Age, Licensure, Regulation, Etc.)  Must have RN license in Kentucky or compact state.

Starting Salary:  $19.82/hr negotiable with additional experience.  Grade 18

Apply at https://KOG.CHFS.KY.GOV/HOME. Create a citizen account and search LHDCOS (search and apply).  On-line applications are taken on an ongoing basis.  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.

The Muhlenberg County Health Department is accepting applications for a Full-time Local Health Nurse I.

General Duties include:  This position serves under the direction of the Nurse Supervisor.  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.  Establish policies, procedures, and licensing laws.  Document services provided to the client according to standards of the Core Clinical Service Guide (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.  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.

Starting Salary:  $12.15 – $15.17/hr negotiable with additional experience.  Grade 15

Apply at https://KOG.CHFS.KY.GOV/HOME. Create a citizen account and search LHDCOS (search and apply) On-line applications are taken on an ongoing basis.  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.