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 - by being thoughtful and considerate in all our interactions. Accountable - in bringing high quality to our work. Respectful - for all clients and for each other. Equity - in opportunity and access. Service - that exceeds expectations. 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.org to learn more about LFCHD!
Job Skills / Requirements
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 incumbent works independently, in a variety of settings to include schools, within the agency following the guidelines contained in the current Clinical Service Guide (CSG). Services in the school setting include but are not limited to the following: mandated public health and school health services that includes treatment coverage, vision screenings, immunization consultation, medication and chronic disease training and monitoring, health fairs, Medicaid billing (when applicable), documentation of student visits and data entry.
Education Requirements (Any)
RN required; ADN, BSN, Masters with appropriate years of relevant experience.
Certification Requirements (Any)
Valid Registered Nursing License
This job reports to the Manager School Health
This is a As Needed position 1st Shift.
Number of Openings for this position: 1