Careers at
NKY Health

Put your heart and talents to work helping us prevent disease, promote wellness, and protect against health threats to improve the quality of life for the Northern Kentucky region.

Administrative Office Assistant [Code: HIVAOA]

Job Posting

  • Full-Time: Full-time, non-exempt (40 hours/week), merit system position
  • Location: District office in Florence, KY
  • How to apply: Apply through Indeed. For immediate consideration, please apply by 3/26/2024. Applications will be accepted as long as the position is posted on Indeed.

Accounting Supervisor II [Code: ACTSUP2]

Job Posting

  • Full-Time: Full-time, non-exempt (40 hours/week), merit system position
  • Location: District office in Florence, KY
  • How to apply: Apply through Indeed. For immediate consideration apply now.  Applications will be accepted as long as the position is posted on Indeed.

Grants and Planning Coordinator [Code: GPCO]

Job Posting

  • Full-Time: Full-time, non-exempt (40 hours/week), merit system position
  • Location: District office in Florence, KY
  • How to apply: Apply through Indeed. For immediate consideration apply now. Applications will be accepted as long as the position is posted on Indeed.

Accounting Coordinator / Accounting Specialist [Code: ACTGL]

Job Posting

  • Full-Time: Full-time, non-exempt (40 hours/week), merit system position
  • Location: District office in Florence, KY
  • How to apply: Apply through Indeed. For immediate consideration apply now. Applications will be accepted as long as the position is posted on Indeed.

Front Office Associate / Interpreter [Code: FOAI]

Job Posting

  • Full-Time: Full-time, non-exempt (40 hours/week), merit system position
  • Location: Accepting applications for all health center locations (Covington, Florence, Newport, and Williamstown.)
  • How to apply: Apply through Indeed. For immediate consideration, apply by 5/16/2024. Applications will be accepted as long as the position is posted on Indeed.

Administrative Office Associate [Code: EHSAOA]

Job Posting

  • Full-Time: 40 hours/week, non-exempt (hourly pay) merit system position
  • Location: District office in Florence, KY
  • How to apply: Apply through Indeed. For immediate consideration apply by 6/6/2024. Applications will be accepted as long as the position is posted on Indeed.

About Us

NKY Health is the local health department for four Northern Kentucky counties – Boone, Campbell, Grant, and Kenton. We have roughly 150 employees, with jobs ranging from nurses in our four health centers, to environmental specialists who inspect restaurants, hotels, and other businesses, to epidemiologists and harm reduction specialists who work to protect the public from health threats.

Our work is hard, but very rewarding. And we don’t just say the words. We work with employees to create a good work/life balance by providing as much flexibility as business needs can allow.

How to Begin Your Career at NKY Health

Apply

Please note that since NKY Health is a government employer we establish an eligibility list of applicants for each position. You need to apply separately for each position so we can consider you for every position that interests you.

Before you apply, please check to make sure you meet the minimum requirements as stated in the posting and be sure to follow the instructions for applying in the “To Apply” section of each posting. We cannot consider you if you do not follow the instructions or if your resume/application does not demonstrate that you meet the minimum qualifications.

If you do not have the education or experience listed in the posting, but think you may have the equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job, please check the Equivalency Guidelines.

Please contact Human Resources if you need accommodations.

Employment-related Policies – see below.

Interviews

If you have submitted your resume or application for a position, NKY Health staff will review it and contact you if we determine that you are one of the best qualified for the position. If you do not hear from NKY Health within 90 days, you may wish to apply for the same position another time or for another position.

Application for At-Will Employment

If you are scheduled for an interview, the interviewing supervisor will email you NKY Health’s electronic Application for At-Will Employment form. You will be required to complete this form in its entirety at least one full business day prior to an interview unless instructed otherwise. This is in addition to the application you completed initially on the job posting. Please allow sufficient time to provide ALL the details requested. The information you provide on this form is used to determine starting pay should you be offered the position.

Benefits of Working at
NKY Health

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Retirement

Participation in the Kentucky Public Pension Authority is mandatory for full-time employees and those working 1200+ hours/year. Members become fully vested in KPPA after 5 years. The employee contribution for those starting in KPPA after 9/1/08 is 6.0% and is tax deferred until the employee receives the funds. When an employee leaves employment prior to retirement, 5% of the funds may be returned to the employee with interest (refunds are subject to early withdrawal penalties.) Refer to www.kyret.ky.gov.

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Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Health Reimbursement Accounts (HSA), and Premium Conversion

Employees may pay their portion of eligible insurance premiums with pre-tax dollars. Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) are available to eligible employees for health care and dependent care expenses. Employees who have other health insurance coverage may elect to have their portion of the employer-paid premium allocation contributed to a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA). Some health plans contain embedded HRAs.

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Deferred Compensation Plan

All employees may elect to participate in voluntary retirement, in addition to KPPA, that is paid through pre-tax or post-tax dollars, available through payroll deduction. Refer to www.kentuckyplans.com.

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Health Insurance

Eligible full-time employees may elect health insurance coverage. NKY Health pays a generous set dollar amount towards coverage. Coverage usually begins the second calendar month following the hire date. Refer to Health Insurance coverage.

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Vision Insurance

Eligible full-time employees may elect vision coverage at group rates through payroll deduction. Coverage usually begins the second calendar month following the hire date. Refer to Vision Insurance coverage.

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Life Insurance

Eligible full-time employees receive $20,000 of life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance at no cost to them. Optional additional employee and dependent coverage is available at group rates through payroll deduction.

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Dental Insurance

Eligible full-time employees may elect dental insurance coverage. NKY Health pays up to the cost of the premium for employee-only coverage in the mid-level plan and the employee pays the rest for the premium plan or to insure dependents. Coverage usually begins the second calendar month following the hire date. Refer to Dental Insurance coverage.

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Sick Leave

Eligible full-time employees start with 40 hours and accumulate 3.7 hours every two weeks. Eligible part-time employees are prorated based on hours worked. Unused time never expires.

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Parental Leave

Eligible employees receive up to six weeks of paid parental leave for the birth or adoption of their child.

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Civil Leave

When summoned by court to serve as a juror or ordered to serve as a Reservist in any branch of the U.S. Military eligible employees receive full pay. Eligible employees also receive full pay for a pre-approved voting or election leave.

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Family / Medical Leave

Eligible employees may receive up to 12 weeks per year of protected, unpaid time off in certain circumstances and up to 14 additional weeks in certain military circumstances.

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Annual Leave

Eligible full-time employees start with 40 hours and accumulate between 4.2 to 8.4 hours every two weeks, based on length of service. Eligible part-time employees are prorated based on hours.

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Holidays

Eligible full-time employees receive 13 paid holidays per year, 14 in a federal election year.

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Public Student Loan Forgiveness

Many of NKY Health’s employees qualify for student loan relief via the Federal Public Student Loan Forgiveness program.

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Tuition Assistance

Eligible employees seeking to further their academic training when it relates to their employment may receive all or partial assistance for tuition.

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Training

Eligible employees seeking to hone their work-related skills may receive all or partial assistance for seminars, workshops, computer classes, etc.

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Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Eligible employees and their immediate family members are eligible for up to 8 one-hour-long sessions with the St. Elizabeth Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

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Parking

Parking is provided at no cost to all employees.

NKY Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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