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Date:Sep 15, 2021

Location: SARASOTA, FL, US, 34237

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Requisition No: 467901

Agency: Department of Health


Position Number: 64958465

Salary: $40.00 / hour

Posting Closing Date: 09/28/2021

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County. If you are looking to establish a successful career in Public Health, you have come to the right place. Many of our innovative and successful health programs are recognized throughout Florida. We hope you decide to join our team! Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for an interview.

Please note: This is a part time position working 20 hours per week.

Your Specific Responsibilities:

  • Initiation and management of a contraceptive method of Family Planning patient’s choice after evaluation by history, laboratory tests, and physical assessment and examination.

  • Exercises professional knowledge and judgment in maintaining high standards of care and in requesting medical assistance or early consultation when medical judgments are required.

  • Maintains complete client records through accurate documentation within program guidelines.

  • Obtains complete medical histories and completes physical examinations, requesting physician consultation when indicated.

  • Assesses immediate and long-range health care needs of clients and develops plan for care.

  • Provides verbal and written instructions regarding method.

  • Obtains informed consent.

  • Performs reassessment, screening, and counseling.

  • Provides for educational needs of Family Planning clients

  • Makes decisions regarding use of oral contraceptives.

  • Provides pre-conceptual and inter-conceptual health services.

  • Provides pregnancy testing and counseling

  • Provides non-prescriptive methods.

  • Fits patients for diaphragms.

  • Utilizes new methods of hormonal contraception as indicated by DOH guidelines.

  • Provides Depo-Provera injections.

  • Inserts and removes IUDs and LARCs

  • Management and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases and minor gynecological problems.

  • Provide HIV pre-counseling and post counseling as indicated

  • Provides PAP smears and follow up for abnormal pap smears.

  • Provides referrals to gynecologic specialty for cryocautery and colposcopy procedure

  • Participates in Quality Assurance audits, nursing staff/team meetings, in-service, continuing education, and a resource for other clinical health staff.

  • Provides educational and clinical services to clients in the community as needed.

  • Provides input into problem solving for Family Planning and STD issues.

  • Submits ad hoc reports related to area of expertise.

  • Discusses clinic issues with Supervisor and Nursing Program Specialist.

  • Reviews and updates Family Planning and STD protocols annually

  • Participates in all reporting and review requirements for Title X including quarterly reporting, annual site visit/desk reviews.

  • Other duties as assigned with adjustable scheduling

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Advanced knowledge of nursing practice

  • Knowledge of Title X requirements

  • Knowledge of STDs

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Diagnostic skills

  • Basic computer skills

  • Ability to use an electronic health record


    Minimum –

  • Master’s degree in Nursing

  • Licensure as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in accordance with Florida Statute 464

  • 1-3 years of experience

  • A Valid Florida driver’s license and/or access to reliable transportation

    Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:


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


    To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.


    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:

    This position will provide coverage for two sites:

    William L. Little Health & Human Services

    2200 Ringling Boulevard

    Sarasota, FL 34292

    North Port Health Center

    6950 Outreach Way

    North Port, FL 34287

    The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:


    State of Florida 401(a) FICA Alternative Plan* - mandatory

    Workers’ Compensation - mandatory

    Reemployment Assistance (Unemployment Compensation) - mandatory

    Participation in state group insurance (must meet eligibility requirements, please consult with your servicing HR office for details)

    Deferred Compensation - voluntary

    Employee Assistance Program - voluntary


    Any form of paid leave

    Paid holidays

    Participation in the Florida Retirement System

    Reinstatement rights or retention rights


    Sections 110.131, 110.1315 and 216.011(1)(dd), Florida Statutes

    Rules 60L-33.005 and 60L-34.001, Florida Administrative Code.

    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. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check.

    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:

    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.

    If there are any problems applying online, please call People First Staffing Administration: (877) 562-7287.

    Service Center hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., ET. TTY users, call (866) 221-0268.

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.

Nearest Major Market:SarasotaNearest Secondary Market:Tampa