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MyFlorida SENIOR REGISTERED NURSE - 64081827 in LABELLE, Florida

SENIOR REGISTERED NURSE - 64081827

Date:Sep 14, 2021

Location: LABELLE, FL, US, 33935

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Requisition No: 458744

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: SENIOR REGISTERED NURSE - 64081827

Position Number: 64081827

Salary: $42,460.08 / Annual

Posting Closing Date: 09/28/2021

Open Competitive

Your Specific Responsibilities:

The Senior Registered Nurse is a public health nursing position with the Florida Department of Health in Hendry County and is headquartered in LaBelle. This full-time position provides functions for school health services in LaBelle schools, working under the direct supervision of the Senior Registered Nurse Supervisor. The incumbent is expected to provide high quality customer service and clinical excellence and be able to independently perform assigned duties in multiple public health program areas while ensuring thorough and accurate documentation of charts and medical records.

  • Responsible for the oversight of the Basic School Health program which provides school health services as required by s. 381.0056, Florida Statutes (F.S.) and Rules 64F-6.007, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.).

  • Participates in planning, organizing and coordinating the School Health Services Plan for basic services with the school district to appraise, protect and promote the health of students.

  • Development and implementation of plan.

  • Provide s direct and consultative school health services.

  • Provides quality improvement for school-based health room services in areas such as: documentation; emergency procedures; chronic disease management; health education in the health room and classroom; illness and injury; immunization and health certificate record reviews; mandated screening; communicable disease; child protection; and case management.

  • Provides professional oversight for school district Licensed Practical Nurses and Unlicensed Assistive Personnel.

  • Participates in quality improvement and assurance activities.

  • Responsible for the oversight of Full-Service School services with the school district serving a population that has a high risk of needing medical and social services.

  • Coordination / provision of prevention, treatment and support services to students and families.

  • Coordination with interagency providers to plan, organize, and coordinate goals to serve high risk students.

  • Coordination / provision of specialized services in schools that integrate education, medical, social and/or human services to meet the needs of the high-risk student population and their families.

  • Prepares biweekly leave and attendance records and daily employee activity records (EARS)

  • Works in general clinic, as needed.

  • Performs other duties as assigned. Performs related work as required, including preparedness activities.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of methods of compiling, organizing and analyzing data.

  • Ability to conduct fact-finding interviews.

  • Ability to conduct health investigations.

  • Ability to analyze data.

  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work activities.

  • Ability to prepare records and reports.

  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.

  • Ability to identify community resources.

  • Ability to prepare and conduct training programs.

  • Ability to communicate effectively.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

  • Ability to draw blood and do finger sticks (will train if necessary)

  • Ability to frequently bend, kneel, reach, and sit or stand for long periods of time

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds as needed

    Qualifications:

  • Must have licensures as a Registered Nurse in accordance with Florida Statute 464 or eligible to practice nursing in accordance with Florida Administrative Code 210-8.27,

  • Must have an Associates Degree.

  • EMERGENCY DUTY: Emergency duty required of the incumbent includes working in special needs or Red Cross shelters, or perform other emergency duties including, but not limited to responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat thereof, man-made or natural

    Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:

    Mission:

    To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.

    Vision:

    To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.

    Values:

    I nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.

    C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.

    A ccountability: We perform with integrity & respect.

    R esponsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.

    E xcellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement.

    Where You Will Work:

    LaBelle

    The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

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    Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

  • Annual and Sick Leave benefits.

  • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year.

  • State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options.

  • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions

    (For more information, please click www.myfrs.com );

  • Flexible Spending Accounts.

  • Tuition waivers.

  • And more!

    For a more complete list of benefits, including monthly costs, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com .

    Please be advised:

    Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.

    This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions.

    Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov

    If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

    The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.

    Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.

    The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

    Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

    The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

    Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women. The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise. Through the Department's VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clickinghere (http://www.dms.myflorida.com/content/download/97612/566545) . All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

Nearest Major Market:Sarasota

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