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 www.lfchd.oSaverg to learn more about LFCHD!
Job Skills / Requirements
NEW PAY SCHOOL HEALTH $27.10 per hour. Hiring 1 full-time nurse. Day shift RN School Health Services! Must be a RN (one year of RN or LPN experience); Summers off.
- 37.5 hours per week positions wtih full comprehensive benefits package
The Nurse Specialist provides nursing services focusing on the prevention of illness, injury or disability, the promotion of health, and maintenance of the health of individuals and populations. The nurse works independently within agency guidelines in a variety of settings, including schools, to provide services.
Provides mandated public health services fo the Lexington-Fayette County public school system.
Must have one (1) year of experience and a nursing degree (ADN, BSN, Masters) or Nursing Diploma. Must be RN with experience working as a RN or LPN in one (1) of the following: school health, pediatric care in a hospital or clinic, ER or urgent care, home health, public agency such as Health Department. Current Kentucky or compact nursing license and current CPR required.
May apply online directly at www.lfchd.org
Education Requirements (Any)
Nursing Diploma, ADN, BSN, Bachelors or Masters in related field
Certification Requirements (All)
Valid Registered Nursing License
Additional Information / Benefits
Lexington-Fayette County Health Department (LFCHD) offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-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, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan, Pension/Retirement, Educational Assistance
This job reports to the Manager and Team Leader School Health
This is a Full-Time position 1st Shift.
Travel is required consistently
Number of Openings for this position: 1