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The Muhlenberg County Health Department is accepting applications for a Contract Family Support Worker/Home Visitor. This position serves under general direction of the HANDS Supervisor. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Conduct regular planned visits to establish a trusting rapport for voluntary eligible HANDS participants, assist qualifying parents and families with child development, parenting skills, health services and other needed resources identified at assessment or during visits; Maintain confidentiality of program information obtained from home visits and exchanged while communicating with community and support service providers; Initiate and maintain regular and long term contact and provide support during the prenatal period and after according to program guidelines; Home visitations that may take place in the client’s home or another community site if justified, that include (a) monitoring of the child’s, mother’s, and family’s progress by making referrals to community resources; such as prenatal health services, school, head start, etc., tracking appointments to ensure they are being kept, performing follow-up services as identified and performing periodic evaluations of the participants’ changing needs, (b)preparation and maintenance of case records which shall be documented with contacts, services needed, reports and progress, (c) consultations and (d) crisis assistance, confer with Supervisor in cases involving potential collaboration with other service providers. Minimum Education, Training or Experience: High School Diploma or GED and experience in a Social or other health related field such as but not limited to, working with children, teens and adults in a daycare, medical office or facility, school etc., that provides a medical or community support service. Special Requirements: Must be 18 years of age, Must have telephone accessibility Must have reliable transportation and valid Driver’s License Criminal Background Check CPR Certification Working knowledge of geographic area and/or ability to locate participants and community resources with use of maps, contacts and directions provided. HANDS Family Support Worker training. Compensation: Contract Variable per hour, negotiable based on experience, education and above requirements. Applications may be obtained at the Muhlenberg County Health Department, 105 Legion Drive, Central City, Kentucky or at www.muhlenbergcountyhealthdepartment.com . Completed applications must be returned by close of business March 22, 2018 to the Administration Building, 107 Legion Drive, Central City, Kentucky. Resume will not substitute for completed application. Equal Opportunity Employer
 

 


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 Masters 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 Applications may be obtained at the Muhlenberg County Health Department Administration, 107 Legion Drive, Central City, Kentucky or http://www.muhlenbergcountyhealthdepartment.com . Completed application and transcript must be returned by close of business March 22, 2018 to Muhlenberg County Health Department Administration, 107 Legion Drive, Central City, Kentucky. Resume will not substitute for completed application. Equal Opportunity Employer
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The Muhlenberg County Health Department is accepting applications for a fulltime Senior Support Services Associate II - Clinical. General Duties include: This position serves under the direction of the Support Services Supervisor. Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to; Fully aware of operating policies and procedures of the work unit. Has gained a working knowledge and ability to perform all computer data entry (485’s, visit entry, billing) and PC programs to obtain prior authorizations thru Medicaid/insurance, 3rd party payor guidelines, to pre-bill and final bill all payors for services rendered. Properly code A/R payments and manually post them. Address all remittance and follow thru with resubmissions/corrections. Review Patient Encounter Forms (PEF) for accuracy. Ability to maintain alphabetical, numerical and subject filing systems. Operate and compute amounts using electronic equipment. Working knowledge of reports and proper way to print and supply ordering/entry/billing. Minimum Education, Training or Experience: High School Diploma or GED and 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. One (1) of the two (2) years experience must be in medical coding and billing, accounting, or bookkeeping. Substitution for Education, Training or 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. Starting Salary: $10.40-$12.82/hr negotiable with additional experience. Grade 11 Applications may be obtained at the Muhlenberg County Health Department Administration ,107 Legion Drive, Central City, Kentucky or http://www.muhlenbergcountyhealthdepartment.com Completed application and transcript must be returned by close of business March 22, 2018 to the Muhlenberg County Health Department Administration, 107 Legion Drive, Central City, Kentucky. Resume will not substitute for completed application. Equal Opportunity Employer
 



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