Senior Community Health Nurse

State of florida - Fort Myers
new offer (24/09/2020)

job description

Requisition No 215022 Agency Department of Health Working Title SENIOR COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE - 64001381 1 Position Number 64001381 Salary $31,190.64 - $ 43,336.24 Posting Closing Date 09252020 DOH-Lee employment will allow the nurse to be eligible for public service loan forgiveness. Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Florida Department of Health. If you're looking to build a great career in public health - you've come to the right place. Many of our innovative and successful health programs are recognized throughout Florida. We hope you decide to join this team and make the Florida Department of Health your employer of choice. The Department of Health’s mission is to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts. This is a Senior Community Health Nurse position under the supervision of the Senior Community Health Nursing Supervisor with the Florida Department of Health in Lee County. The incumbent provides public health nursing services for clients in FDOH -Lee clinics. This position is classified as a sensitive position. Incumbent handles protected health information on a need to know basis following Department of Health, HIPAA and Information Security and privacy policy. Employee abides by StateFederal laws governing health information. Responsible to maintain confidentiality, security, privacy and integrity of protected health information. This position has access to the following information sets Medical Records, Laboratory Reports, Immunizations, and the electronic health records system. CLINIC SERVICES Promotes and maintains health of individuals, families, and the community through appropriate preventative and rehabilitative measures. Provides comprehensive nursing in all FDOH Lee clinics and community settings as warranted. These services include childhood and adult immunizations, reproductive health services, counselingtesting, health screening, health education, referrals and follow-up of the referrals, timely and thorough documentation, and collection of laboratory specimens. SUPPORT SERVICES Maintains comprehensive quality records, collects and reports pertinent data to advanced practice registered nurses and physicians;
provides appropriate case follow-up;
participates in case conferences;
confers with other professionals;
formulates and evaluates care plans, assists in record reviews;
recognizes and understands the changes in the community and nursing practice which affects community health unit programsplans;
serves as staff advisorto student affiliates and new staff nurses. Assists with health fairs, community organizations, and specific public health events as requested. Prepares reports or other required data within specified time frames. Attends pertinent conferences as requested or permitted. Performs other miscellaneous related duties as required. Prepares biweekly leaveattendance records and daily employee activity records (EARs). Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position Knowledge of nursing and public health principles, practices and techniques. Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology. Knowledge of community resources. Knowledge of correct spelling, punctuation &
grammar usage Knowledge of standard business formats &
styles for letters &
business forms Skill in operating a personal computer Ability to administer medications. Ability to provide preventive health care and treatment to groups. Ability to assist in planning and conducting a variety of training activities. Ability to work with patients having a variety of physical problems. Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Ability to teach health care. Ability to operate general office equipment Ability to follow office procedures &
practices Ability to organize and maintain filing systems Ability to handle telephone calls in a courteous &
effective manner Ability to communicate effectively verbally &
in writing Ability to establish &
maintain effective working relationships with others Ability to understand, interpret &
apply applicable rules,regulations, policies &
procedures Ability to prioritize individual workload Ability to work indoors with occasional temperature changes Ability to locate information that is listed alphabetically &
numerically Ability to review data for accuracy &
completeness Ability to work independently or with minimal supervision 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 Ability to frequently use telephone, computer, copier and small hand tools, i.E.;
stapler, scissors, etc. Ability to follow instructions Ability to work independently or with minimal supervision MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED Bachelor of Science degree from a U.S. accredited college or university in Nursing is required. One year of experience as a community health nurse with the State of Florida. A Master's degree from a U.S. accredited college or university in nursing, nursing education, public health, or a related field can substitute for the required professional nursing experience. Licensureregistrationcertification requirements (If applicable, list the appropriate Florida Statute or federal regulation cite) Registered Professional Nurse in accordance with Florida Statute 464 or eligible to practice nursing in accordance with Florida Administrative Code 210-8.27. Other job-related requirements for this position Incumbent may be required to work before, during andor 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 threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man -made or natural. Must be willing to undergo FIT Testing. Valid Florida driver license and reliable transportation. Must have current CPR certification or obtain such certification during employment. Selected immunizations or titers andor periodic screening for tuberculosis may be recommended for this position. Working hours (A) Daily from 800 a.M. to 500 p.M. (B) Total hours in workweek 40 + 40. May be required to work additional hours as needed. 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 (DOH) 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 andor expertise. Through the Departments 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. Certain veterans and spouses of veterans deemed eligible will receive preference in employment by the state (applies only to Career Service (CS) positions). ** 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 andor 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. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration. The application includes background information questions. A “yes” answer to these questions will not automatically bar you from employment. The nature, job-relatedness, severity, and date of the offence in relation to the position you are applying are considered. Please make sure all questions are answered thoroughly. 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 httpwww.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, andor beyond normal work hours or days. The State of Florida is an equal opportunity employeraffirmative 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 DOH in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation. If there are any problems applying online please call People First Staffing Administration ( 877) 562-7287 Service Center hours are Monday through Friday, 800 a.M. to 600 p.M. ET. TTY users call (866) 221-0268. Your take home pay can be significantly influenced by your insurance premiums. Compare your current premium with the State of Florida employee premiums! BENEFITS 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 Monthly employee premium for the standard PPOHMO Single coverage is $50 Family coverage is $180 Monthly employee premium for the High Deductible Health Plan PPOHMO Single coverage is $15 Family coverage is $64.30 The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity EmployerAffirmative 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 andor 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.

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