Logo

Job Openings


Epidemiologist

The Bullitt County Health Department is accepting applications for a Full Time Epidemiologist.

General Duties include:This position serves under the direction of the Director. Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to; Assist with the maintenance of a health-monitoring database for the early recognition of any clustering of events, design surveys and questionnaires to collect data on specific diseases. Conduct studies designed to identify segments of the population at greater risk of occurrences of disease. Perform statistical analysis of study data. Plan and organize new methods for obtaining additional health data and for improving the reliability and validity of health data being collected by the LHD and DPH. Assist in the formulation of hypotheses to explain the differential occurrence of diseases in various population groups and locations in Kentucky. Assist in the formulation of recommendations for interventions to reduce the occurrence and/or severity of disease or injuries of public health significance in the state. Provide consultation, educational programs, information sharing conferences, in-service programs for health department professionals, community groups, etc., about relevant epidemiological subjects and reads. Interpret and prepare technical reports on epidemiological studies and investigations.

Minimum Education, Training or Experience: Master’s Degree in Epidemiology, Public Health, Biostatistics or closely related field. Course work should include at least one course in epidemiology and a second course in a closely related subject area such as Biostatistics, Vital and Medical statistics, Informatics, Survey Sampling and Design, etc.

Substitution for Education, Training or Experience: Masters or Doctoral candidate in a field mentioned in the Educational requirements may be considered so long as the graduate work is completed within one (1) year of employment.

Starting Salary: $18.28 - $23.11/hr negotiable with additional experience. Grade 19

Apply at: https://KOG.CHFS.KY.GOV/HOME. Create a citizen account and search LHDCOS (search and apply). Completed application must be submitted by December 17, 2021. 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.



Local Health Nurse I (open registry)

The Bullitt 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:  $19.80 - $24.71/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). Completed application may be submitted anytime and will remain on our registry for one year. Transcripts must be uploaded 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 will be contingent upon a successful drug screening and background check. 
Equal Opportunity Employer.