Job Description

Team Leader Nurse Specialist RN - Public Health Clinic Job 2930 (Public Health Clinic)
Lexington, KY, United States of America


The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department (LFCHD) is an independent public health agency charged with helping Lexington be well since 1904 and proudly nationally accredited since 2014. Vision: We will move Lexington toward being one of the healthiest communities in the nation. Mission: Helping Lexington be well. Values: We commit to being... Caring: We will treat our clients, community and coworkers with compassion and kindness. Accountable: We will respect all individuals without bias and value their uniqueness. Respectful: We will respect all individuals without bias and value their uniqueness. Equitable: We will provide services and care equitably to all of our clients throughout the community. Service: We are here to serve our clients and community. LFCHD provides a wide range of public health services for the community, including restaurant inspections, flu shots, HANDS visits for moms and dads, diabetes prevention/management, training to licensed child care providers, nutrition through the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program, school health, a needle exchange program to fight the spread of hepatitis C and HIV, and much more. Visit to learn more about LFCHD!

Job Skills / Requirements

External application deadline is June 7, 2021.  

This is a supervisory role (3 to 10 employees), full-time, 40.0 hours per week with a full comprehensive benefits package.  This is an exempt registered nurse position, the pay is $31.50 hourly ($2,362.00 biweekly). 

This position supervises preventive health services in the public health clinic programs, including preventive screenings and services for TB, STI, HIV, and immunizations. 

The position reports to the Manager Clinical Services. 

Must have: Registered Nurse; Bachelor's degree + 4 years of experience, OR Associate's degree + 7 years of experience, OR Master's degree + 3 years of experience.  Must have one or more years of supervisory experience.  Applicable experience includes nursing or other related field. Experience in public health, hospital, clinical or medical office operations. 

Must be willing to complete Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center training and Comprehensive Reproductive Exam Training (CRET) if resources allow within 2 years.  Must have current Kentucky RN licensure and current CPR. 


Education Requirements (Any)

RN, Associates, Bachelors, or Masters Degree.

Certification Requirements (All)

Valid Registered Nursing License
Valid CPR

Additional Information / Benefits

Lexington-Fayette County Health Department (LFCHD) offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time and part-time eligible employees, including paid time off (annual and sick leave accruals). Employee benefits summary: Four medical plans are offered, so you can select the coverage that best meets your needs. Two plan options include an employer-funded health reimbursement account. Employees who waive medical coverage are eligible for an employer-funded health reimbursement account that receives $175 per month. Dental Insurance and Vision Insurance is available with three plan options ranging from basic to comprehensive. Additional benefits include basic life insurance and long term disability; cafeteria plans; wellness program, employee assistance program; paid holidays; paid annual leave and paid sick leave; and tuition reimbursement program. Retirement Benefits include the Kentucky Employees' Retirement System and Cash Balance plan and Kentucky Deferred Compensation which includes 401(k), 457, and IRA options.

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Pension/Retirement, Educational Assistance

This job reports to the Manager Clinical Services

This is a Full-Time position 1st Shift, School Hours.

Travel is required occasionally

Number of Openings for this position: 1