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SENIOR COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE - 64045652

Date:Jul 21, 2021

Location: PINELLAS PARK, FL, US, 33781

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Requisition No: 427226

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: SENIOR COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE - 64045652

Position Number: 64045652

Salary: $1,673.56 bi-weekly

Posting Closing Date: 07/27/2021

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas 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.

Senior Community Health Nurse

Your Specific Responsibilities:

The incumbent will evaluate clients in a variety of settings within the scope of Florida State and Federal guidelines, and Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County policies and the Nurse Practice Act using the nursing process, skills of interview, observation and evaluation to determine the medical, social and psychological needs of clients.

The successful incumbent will perform the following duties and must be professionally competent to perform in any multiple clinics and must can deal effectively with customers of various types of backgrounds and cultures:

  • Provides direct services to clients including: immunization, administration of ordered medications, pregnancy testing, tuberculosis testing and other testing or services which fall within nursing practice

  • Offers education and information on family planning methods and services

  • Counsels clients on basic health promotion and risk behaviors, including but not limited to: communicable disease control, maternal and child health, family planning, nutrition, growth and development, safety and anticipatory guidance

  • Advises and counsels clients on health promotion, STD & HIV risk reduction, and care and management of disease

  • Assists nursing supervisor with clinic management, monitoring clinic flow and caseload

  • Responds promptly to emergency situations within the building

  • Completes assignments and functions independently

  • Follows policies and procedures, including standing orders

  • Meets productivity expectations for this position

  • Assists examiners as needed

  • Assists in review of electronic laboratory results and provides follow-up and case management

  • Documents all observations and actions accurately utilizing the electronic record, and the Florida Shots Registry

  • Complies with HIPAA guidelines and the Florida Department of Health's Information Security Policy ensuring client information is secure 100% of the time

  • Performs other duties as required

  • Keeps supervisor informed

  • Attends staff meetings as required

  • Attends training for personal and professional growth

  • Meets annual training requirements

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships

  • Skill in use of a personal computer

  • Knowledge of patient confidentiality laws

  • Use multiple computer programs and software such as Microsoft office to retrieve and/or input data.

  • Independent problem solving skills

  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills

  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with others

  • Ability to manage diverse situations

    Qualifications:

    Minimum-

  • Clear and active license in the State of Florida to practice as a registered nurse

  • Current valid Florida Driver’s License or able to obtain one within 30 days of employment

  • Daily access to private, reliable transportation and willing to travel to other locations and provide coverage as needed

  • At least one year experience working with an electronic medical record (EMR)

    Desired-

  • At least one year experience working as a Registered Nurse

  • At least one year experience working in a public health environment

    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 theHealthiestState in the Nation.

Values:

Innovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.

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

Accountability: We perform with integrity & respect.

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

Excellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement

Where You Will Work:

The Department of Health in Pinellas has an opening in the Medical Services Program at the Pinellas Park Center located at 6350 76th Avenue North, Pinellas PArk, Florida 33781. The successful applicant will work primarily in the Immunization, Family Planning and STD clinics.

The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s totalcompensation 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, 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. 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.

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

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.

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 clickinghere (http://www.dms.myflorida.com/content/download/97612/566545) . All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

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