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In accordance with state and federal law, this Department will not discriminate against an employee or applicant for employment because of race, disability, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, veteran status, or non-job related factors in hiring, promoting, demoting, training, benefits, transfers, layoffs, terminations, recommendations, rate-of-pay, or other forms of compensation.

 

CLINIC NURSE
The Knox County Health Department is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Full-Time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to work in Its Behavioral Health Department in the Community Health Center.  The position requires an Illinois license as a Licensed Practical Nurse and offers a starting salary of $25,843.00.  This is a 35 hour, Monday through Friday work week along with an excellent benefit package.
The Knox County Health Department is an EOE. Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to: Kathy Crafton-Director of Human Resources at: kcrafton@knoxcountyhealth.org
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APN for FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTER
The Knox Community Health Center is seeking an experienced APN to work in its Federally Qualified Health Center.  This position is a 35-hour Monday through Friday, with no weekends, no holidays, no on-calls…NO KIDDING!
What we can do for you:
We are pleased to offer a generous benefit package with a competitive salary that looks like this…very competitive salary, generous PTO which includes, sick, personal, vacation, holidays, CEU time and dollars.  Great benefits which include health, vision, dental, and life insurance.  A retirement plan with a generous match and if that isn’t enough, we qualify for The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program (LRP), so work here having a satisfying career in medicine caring for a Community and pay off your Student Loans all at once!
What we need from you:
A current and unrestricted APN IL license with a minimum of two years’ experience.   A great work ethic and the desire to help our patients.  So basically come here for a successful career doing what you do best.
Check us out:
The Knox Community Health Center is an EOC.
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Please send your letter of interest with your resume to:  Kathy Crafton-Director of Human Resources at kcrafton@knoxcountyhealth.org .

 

LICENSED ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER (LEHP)

or LEHP-IN-TRAINING

The Knox County Health Department is seeking a full-time Licensed Environmental Health Practitioner (LEHP) or an LEHP-In-Training who will be licensed within (6) six months of hire through the State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, who by virtue of education and experience will work in the field of food sanitation, protection and regulation of private water supplies; private waste water management; and consultation, education, investigation and enforcement in these fields. 
This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in environmental health science or its equivalent as approved by the State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.
Requires the acquisition and maintenance of a valid Environmental Health Practitioner license issued by the State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.
The Knox County Health Department is proud to offer a competitive salary with excellent benefits which include vacation, sick days, personal days, holiday pay, health, vision, dental and life insurance and well as a retirement plan with a generous match.
The Knox County Health Department is an EOE.
Interested candidates may submit a letter of interest and resume to Kathy Crafton-Director of Human Resources at: kcrafton@knoxcountyhealth.org

For a complete job description, click here