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Fulltime

COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE

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**NOTE: All responses provided in the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida employment application in order to be considered for this position. **

When completing the online application, all gaps of employment or education greater than 90 days starting from high school must be explained (approximate date, month and year) identifying company name or if unemployed.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. It is unacceptable to use the statement “See resume” in place of work history.

**Current State Employees – Salary Notes: Salary for current employees is based on employee’s payband/paygrade. Salary for promotions will be based on budget availability and normally will not exceed 10% of the employee’s current salary.

All persons who accept employment with the Florida Department of Health in Manatee County must submit to background screening, which includes fingerprinting, prior to start of employment. Background screening is conducted through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Certain positions also require drug testing prior to start of employment. 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

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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 State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative 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 agency hiring authority and/or the People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). Notification must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, eligible veterans and spouses of veterans will receive preference in employment and are encouraged to apply. For applicants claiming Veterans’ Preference, please attach your supporting documentation (e.g.: DD form 214 Member Copy #4) when you apply for a vacancy. Applicants may also fax their supporting documentation to People First at 1-888-403-2110 by the closing date.

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.

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or the 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 successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and the 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.

Emergency Duty – In the event of an emergency, our agency may be required to perform emergency operations functions, including deployment. Employees may be required to work before, during, and/or beyond my normal work hours or days in a special needs shelter, Red Cross shelter, emergency operations center (EOC), or to perform other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural.”

If you are a Career Service employee who is permanent in your position and have recently received a layoff letter from your employer, you are entitled to the right of first interview for any job vacancy for which you are qualified. If this applies, please attach a copy of your official layoff letter when applying for a vacancy.

APPLICATION MUST BE COMPLETED ON-LINE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION.

FOR THOSE APPLICANTS UNABLE TO APPLY ON-LINE, YOU MAY FAX A STATE APPLICATION TO PEOPLE FIRST AT: 1-888-403-2110.

IF YOU EXPERIENCE PROBLEMS APPLYING ON-LINE, PLEASE CONTACT PEOPLE FIRST AT: 1-877-562-7287.

OCCUPATION PROFILE

JOB FAMILY: HEALTHCARE PRACTITIONERS

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP: DIAGNOSING & TREATMENT PRACTITION, HLTH

OCCUPATION: REGISTERED NURSES

29-1141

BROADBAND LEVELS: Level 1 – Pay Band 006

Level 2 – Pay Band 008

Level 3 – Pay Band 009

Level 4 – Pay Band 010

DESCRIPTION

The Florida Department of Health in Manatee (DOH-Manatee) is a customer driven public health organization in continuous pursuit of performance excellence.

Our Mission – To protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts.

Our Vision – To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.

Our Values – Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Responsiveness, Excellence (ICARE)

Supports Performance Excellence throughout the organization, utilizing the nationally recognized Baldrige/Sterling Management Model. This includes working with leaders and co-workers in ensuring Accreditation readiness; implementing the DOH-Manatee Strategic Plan; improving customer satisfaction; review and analysis of the organizational and Division scorecards; participating in activities that foster workforce engagement; participating in quality improvement efforts such as process mapping, root cause analysis, process improvement and action planning; adhering to internal policies and procedures; and other activities which result in improved health and organizational results.

The incumbent in this position functions under the supervision of a Community Health Nursing Supervisor; Occupies a ten month career service position and works only when school is in session; utilizes annual leave or leave without pay plus personal checks to maintain state benefits when not in a working status. The incumbent must possess a current RN license in the State of Florida.

The incumbent, an employee of the Manatee County Health Department, represents the agency and its mission and values. The incumbent is part of the global public health organization and is expected to promote cooperation, courtesy, and teamwork, in a diverse environment.

Maintains quality of services delivered in all tasks associated with position as evidenced in periodic evaluation/monitoring performance of specific competencies. In the event of a disaster, this health department is required to assume specific responsibilities during and after the event. This employee will be expected to report for duty during and/or after the disaster as needed.

All information held in health records is confidential, with access governed by state and federal laws. Confidential information includes the client’s name, address, medical, social and financial data and services received. Sexually transmitted disease and pregnancy information is of a more sensitive nature and is to be maintained by the school nurse in a separate confidential file inaccessible to other staff. This employee will adhere to all regulations re: confidentiality of client’s personal and medical information.

Acts as an independent agent of this department in the role of school nurse working within the school district; trains, monitors, and evaluates health support staff in the school health setting, insuring that students and staff have a safe, healthy environment in which to work; provides on –going educational programs, training of staff to perform medication administration, special procedures, etc. according to state and local guidelines; acts as case manager for students with special acute and chronic conditions, coordinating services between parents and physicians; makes referrals for identified health issues by sending letters, making phone calls and home visits as indicated; follows up to insure satisfactory outcomes are achieved; reviews student health records to insure that compulsory immunization laws are met and that student health issues are identified and addressed; initiates and updates student health care plans for those students with special medical problems. Verbal communication with parents, staff, students and health care providers is essential to make appropriate referrals. Employee must be able to hear normal conversational levels and be able to communicate in an effective manner so as to establish trust and defuse any negative situations.

Schedules, coordinates, carries out health screenings on mandated grade levels and on referrals; assists families in need to obtain further medical care as indicated by abnormal findings following routine screenings; intervenes on behalf of the student with school personnel when health issues may affect the educational process; participates in staffing and child study process towards placement of students in ESE programs. Health screenings may require lifting or carrying equipment weighing 20 pounds or more. Positioning of the screener occasionally requires bending, stooping, or stretching to accommodate the correct screening technique.

Performs the daily activities in the school health room in the absence of the Health Support Tech. or LPN, including administration of medications, special procedures, contacting parents and counseling students regarding health issues; records health information accurately, completely, legibly, and grammatically correct; responds promptly to emergency situations which may require carrying emergency supplies/equipment to any location on campus; provides first aid to any injured student or staff person at whatever location on campus this may be required (classroom, gymnasium, playground, etc.).

Assists with new school health employee orientation utilizing established training materials as assigned; acts as preceptor for students from local schools of nursing assigned to affiliate with the Health Department in the School Health Services Program. Maintains CPR/First Aid certification as required.

Attends meetings, conferences, workshops, etc. to maintain level of nursing competency and licensure.

Perform other related work when requested.

Monitor Processes, Material, Surroundings

Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, often to detect problems or to find out when things are finished.

Documenting/Recording Information

Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in either written form or electronic/magnetic recording.

Communicating With Other Workers

Providing information to supervisors, fellow workers, and subordinates. This information can be exchanged face-to-face, in writing, or via telephone/electronic transfer.

Getting Information Needed to Do the Job

Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.

Assisting and Caring for Others

Providing assistance or personal care to others.

Updating and Using Job-Relevant Knowledge

Keeping up-to-date technically and knowing one’s own jobs’ and related jobs’ functions.

Establishing and Maintaining Relationships

Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.

Performing General Physical Activities

Performing physical activities that require moving one’s whole body, such as in climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, where the activities often also require considerable use of the arms and legs, such as in the physical handling of materials.

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Combining, evaluating, and reasoning with information and data to make decisions and solve problems. These processes involve making decisions about the relative importance of information and choosing the best solution.

Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events

Identifying information received by making estimates or categorizations, recognizing differences or similarities, or sensing changes in circumstances or events.

EXAMPLES OF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Speaking

Talking to others to effectively convey information

Service Orientation

Actively looking for ways to help people

Social Perceptiveness

Being aware of others’ reactions and understanding why they react the way they do

Judgment and Decision Making

Weighing the relative costs and benefits of a potential action

Reading Comprehension

Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents

Coordination

Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions

Management of Personnel Resources

Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job

Critical Thinking

Using logic and analysis to identify the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches

Active Listening

Listening to what other people are saying and asking questions as appropriate

Problem Identification

Identifying the nature of problems

Writing

Communicating effectively with others in writing as indicated by the needs of the audience

Mathematics

Using mathematics to solve problems

Problem Identification

Identifying the nature of problems

Medicine and Dentistry

Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures

Biology

Knowledge of plant and animal living tissue, cells, organisms, and entities, including their functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment

Customer and Personal Service

Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services including needs assessment techniques, quality service standards, alternative delivery systems, and customer satisfaction evaluation techniques

Chemistry

Knowledge of the composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods

Therapy and Counseling

Knowledge of information and techniques needed to rehabilitate physical and mental ailments and to provide career guidance including alternative treatments, rehabilitation equipment and its proper use, and methods to evaluate treatment effects

English Language

Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar

Education and Training

Knowledge of instructional methods and training techniques including curriculum design principles, learning theory, group and individual teaching techniques, design of individual development plans, and test design principles

Psychology

Knowledge of human behavior and performance, mental processes, psychological research methods, and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders

Administration and Management

Knowledge of principles and processes involved in business and organizational planning, coordination, and execution. This may include strategic planning, resource allocation, manpower modeling, leadership techniques, and production methods

Communications and Media

Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods including alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media

Computer

Knowledge of computer software including applications

Mathematics

Knowledge of numbers, their operations, and interrelationships including one or more of the following: arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

This occupation requires licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in accordance with Chapter 464, Florida Statutes and in accordance with Rule 64B9, Florida Administrative Code.

EFFECTIVE:
03/17/2003

History:
07/01/2002

01/02/2015 Code change from 29-1111

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative 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 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.

Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, applicants eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment and are encouraged to apply. However, applicants claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each application submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any others documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. All documentation is due by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. For information on the supporting documentation required, click

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. Applicants may also fax their supporting documentation to People First at 1-888-403-2110.

Company: PeopleFirst Florida HR

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016

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