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Job Opportunities

Local Health Nurse I

The Pike County Health Department is accepting applications on a continual basis for registered nurses (Local Health Nurse I). This does not mean there are current openings for these positions, just that a register of applicants is maintained for future openings.

This position serves under the direction of the Nurse Supervisor.

General Duties include:

  • 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 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(external link) and approval to practice as Registered Nurse Applicant (RNA).

Starting Salary: $15.51 - $19.36/hr negotiable with additional experience. Grade 15

Completed application and transcript should be returned to the Pike County Health Department.


Applications may be obtained at the Pike County Health Department, 119 River Drive, Pikeville, KY 41501, or online at link). Resume will not substitute for completed application. Applicants and employees may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check.

The Pike County Health Department is an equal opportunity employer.