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Florida Department of Corrections SENIOR COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE - 64004041 in MIAMI, Florida


Date: Jul 21, 2021

Location: MIAMI, FL, US, 34208

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Requisition No: 421501

Agency: Department of Health


Position Number: 64004041

Salary: $51,000.00-$53,000.00

Posting Closing Date: 07/25/2021

Internal Agency Opportunity

Applicants accepted only from Department of Health employees, (includes OPS, Career Service, SES or SMS employees). Applicants will not be accepted from outside of the department.


Must have experience evaluating medical histories, clinical and laboratory data of adults, children, and teenagers. Must have experience working with Health Management System (HMS) or electronic health/medical records..Must have experience working with Florida Shots. Must have a valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Florida. Incumbent in this position is preferred to be bilingual in English and Spanish or English and Creole. Work hours and workdays may vary based on agency/unit needs


The Registered Nurse is a professional clinical position of the Refugee Health Assessment Program and is responsible for health education and the complete physical assessment of all clients processed in this

clinical setting. The registered nurse is under the direct supervision of the Lead Physician at the Refugee

Health Assessment Program.

Reviews and interprets international documents, assesses immunizations and physical status. Performs complete

medical history and physical exams; interprets physical findings and does pertinent health teaching and necessary counseling based on identified problems and needs. Makes referrals as needed. Reads and reviews laboratories and/or X-rays and communicates findings to the Clinical Supervisor and clients as needed. Refers clients to other specialties and health care providers as appropriate and documents physical findings, treatment and/or other pertinent information in the Medical/Electronic Health Record. Performs histories and physical examinations; assessing client’s health status, managing preventive or therapeutic health care regimes, providing guidance and counseling for clients/parents.

Immunizes children and adult clients, provides pertinent education regarding immunization schedule, possible side effects, follow-ups required and general information for routine protection.

Maintains appropriate records and documentation of all nursing services provided in HMS and FL SHOTS. Maintains an organized system for referral and follow-up.

Coordinates all the clinical and daily administrative activities of the Center when the Program Director, the Clinical Supervisor and/or the Nursing Program Specialist are not available. This includes coordinating shifts, coverage of the on-call team and employee’s workload.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:

• Ability to establish long-range goals and objectives.

• Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

• A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Nursing.

• Knowledge of nursing principles, practices and techniques.

• Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology.

• Ability to administer prescribed medications.

• Ability to perform complete physical appraisals of patients.

• Ability to identify and evaluate illnesses.

• Ability to operate a computer.

• Ability to initiate diagnostic laboratory tests and evaluate the results.

• Ability to manage the care of patients.

• Ability to work with patients having a variety of physical problems.

• Ability to compile and evaluate medical histories and other clinical and laboratory data.

• Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.

• Ability to communicate effectively.

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

• Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

Licensure/registration/certification requirements (If applicable, list the appropriate Florida Statute or federal regulation cite):

Licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in accordance with the Florida Statute 464 or eligible to practice nursing in

accordance with Florida Administrative Code 210-8.22 or 8.27

Other job-related requirements for this position:

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.

All employees are expected to complete timesheets and EARs/DARs as required, both accurately and within the required timeframe.

All employees are expected to complete mandatory trainings within the required timeframe, as deemed necessary by the Department, the Delegated Authority, grant requirements and/or Florida Statutes.

Working hours: (A) Daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (B) Total hours in workweek 40 (C) Explain any variation in work (split shift, rotation, etc.) Hours of operation may vary, 40 hours per week Monday –Saturday 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

*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, 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

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. Emergency duties may also include in-state and/or out-of-state deployment.


Department of Health Career Service employees enjoy the following benefits:

• State of Florida Retirement package - 3% employee contribution required

• 9 Annual paid holidays

• Ability to earn 104 hours of paid Annual Leave (annually)

• Ability to earn 104 Hours of paid Sick Leave (annually)

• Health insurance for individual or family coverage

• Life insurance

• Additional supplemental insurances available such as dental, disability, etc.

• Tax Deferred Medical and Child Care Reimbursement Accounts available

• Tuition waiver available

Your take home pay can be significantly influenced by your insurance premiums. Compare your current premium with the State of Florida employee premiums!

Monthly employee premium for the standard PPO/HMO:

Single coverage is $50

Family coverage is $180

Monthly employee premium for the High Deductible Health Plan PPO/HMO:

Single coverage is $15

Family coverage is $64.30.

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. 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 clicking here ( . All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.