Job Opportunities


The Buffalo Trace District Health Department is accepting applications for a full-time HANDS Specialist. This person will work 3 days in Mason county, 1 day in Bracken county and 1 day in Fleming county.

General Duties include:  This position serves under general direction of the Health Department Directors for each location. 

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to; Conduct regular planned Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) home visits to establish a trusting rapport for eligible HANDS participants to assist parent/s and or families with child development, parenting skills, health services and other needed resources identified at assessment or during visits. Maintain confidentiality of program information obtained from home visit/s and exchanged while communicating with community and support service providers. Provide Parent Visit Assessment/Survey with parents (prenatal and/or immediately after the birth) to determine appropriate level of support from the community. Provide outreach and program promotions for the (3) three counties.

Requirements:  Registered Nurse or Licensed Social Worker.

Application: Submit resume to by January 27, 2020.

Click HERE to learn more about the HANDS program or check out our HOME-VISIT page to learn more: