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Employment and Volunteer Opportunities
Contact Information
Western State Hospital
2400 Russellville Road
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Phone: (270) 889-6025

Human Resources Director
Jim Hayes
Ext. 509

Community Services Coordinator
Tony Winfield
Ext. 609

Western State Hospital is located in Hopkinsville, KY, an hour northwest of Nashville, TN, an hours drive to the beautiful Land Between the Lakes, Kentucky Lake, and Lake Barkley, and just north of Ft. Campbell, home of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).


Western State Hospital would like you to join our team of professional staff and caring volunteers. Western State Hospital hires both state and contract positions, and many have excellent benefits including medical, dental, flexible spending accounts and paid annual leave, as well as many other benefits extended to our employees. All employees must undergo pre-hiring drug screening and criminal background checks, as well as random drug screens and annual criminal background checks.


If you are interested in applying for employment with us, please contact our Human Resources Director, Jim Hayes by phone or email. You may also include your resume. If you are interested in volunteering or would like more information, please contact our Community Services Coordinator, Tony Winfield by phone or email as well.


A listing of all state openings can be found at www.personnel.ky.gov. You may also enter your application online and apply for WSH openings through the Job Seekers/Career Opportunities link. This can be accomplished in five easy steps:

§  Create an email online account.

§  Search for an open job.

§  Create a profile.

§  Submit a resume and/or complete an application.

§  Submit an application to the Personnel Cabinet.

ü  View the online tutorial and use the HELP links – save your information often.

Western State Hospital and the Commonwealth of Kentucky are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers.

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