Florida Department of Corrections OPS COVID Vaccine Licensed Practical Nurse - 64914091 in ARCADIA, Florida
OPS COVID Vaccine Licensed Practical Nurse - 64914091
Date: Apr 9, 2021
Location: ARCADIA, FL, US, 34266
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Requisition No: 323342
Agency: Department of Health
Working Title: OPS COVID Vaccine Licensed Practical Nurse - 64914091
Position Number: 64914091
Salary: $25.00 per hour
Posting Closing Date: 04/22/2021
This is an OPS (Other Personal Services) positions and as such no paid time off is offered. Health benefits will be offered for full-time employment. OPS employees are eligible to participate in a deferred compensation plan.
We request that all applications be completed with People First - no faxed or mailed applications to the agency. Experience, education, and/or training used to meet the minimum qualifications and in response to the qualifying questions must be verifiable through information contained in your application.
This is an OPS COVID Vaccine Licensed Practical Nurse position that will administer vaccinations and perform other tasks to support the Florida Department of Health with vaccination efforts in DeSoto County.
A valid driver license and reliable transportation
Certification as a Licensed Practical Nurse
High school diploma or its equivalent is preferred
Must be willing to work flexible hours to include after normal working hours and on weekends
Flexible to learn and work in various roles
Flexible to work at different sites and scheduled shifts
Ability to work in high volume fast-paced site
Ability to lift 25-50 lbs.
Ability to frequently bend, kneel, reach, sit or stand for long periods of time as necessary
Ability to work in all types of weather conditions including extreme heat, rain, high humidity and other adverse conditions
Knowledge of public health nursing principles, practices and techniques
Participation in the direct deposit program within 30 days of employment as mandated per Florida Statute 110.113, 96-310, Laws of Florida
Incumbent may be required to work before, during and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency. Emergency duty required of the incumbent includes working in special needs or Red Cross shelters, or performing other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:
Assist with setup and breakdown of site
Able to administer vaccinations to adults
Accurately complete “Immunization Clinic Record/Signature Card” and all other documentation required per Health Department policy and procedures for vaccines administered
Perform data entry if needed
Greet and direct clients
Complete client vaccine cards
Assist with crowd and traffic control
Perform client temperature checks
Ensure clients are maintaining a safe distance and wearing masks
Verify clients’ identity and residency
Conduct screening questions and document answers
Answer client questions and assist in resolving any client concerns
Monitor and maintain vaccine count / vaccine custodian duties as fit
Monitor queues and ensure efficient client flow
Monitor clients for adverse reactions to vaccine
Attend to clients promptly and professionally, maintain good customer service at all times
Perform other related duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES ESSENTIAL TO THIS ROLE:
Ability to plan, organize and complete work assignments.
Ensure personal hygiene is maintained to a high level and correct PPE is always worn
Understanding of Regulatory Requirements
Knowledge of public health nursing principles, practices and techniques
Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology
Ability to provide direct patient care and treatment
Ability to administer medications
Good interviewing skills
Ability to maintain confidentiality (protected health information)
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Windows-based business software applications including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
Access to reliable transportation
Ability to communicate effectively
Experience in customer service
Carry out instructions provided in a written, oral or diagram form
* Note: 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. Fingerprinting is required of the successful applicant for a sensitive position. Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions. 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: 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. Only U. S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers will be hired.
Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.
Certain veterans and spouses of veterans deemed eligible will receive preference in employment by the state (applies only to Career Service (CS) positions).
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.
OPS – Other Personal Services / Temporary Employment
WHAT BENEFITS ARE APPLICABLE TO OPS EMPLOYEES?
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
WHAT BENEFITS ARE NOT APPLICABLE TO OPS EMPLOYEES?
Any form of paid leave
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
The People First Team will automatically add the remaining language regarding Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action, American's with Disabilities Act, Drug Free Workplace Act and Veterans’ Preference (if applicable) to all job announcements.
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.