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COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE The State of Florida - Gainesville, FL

Company: The State of Florida
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:


Requisition No: 382745
Agency: Department of Health
Working Title: COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE - 64002073
Position Number: 64002073
Salary: $26.78/hour
Posting Closing Date: 06/22/2021

REQUIREMENTS



Must have a clear and active Flroida Registered Nurse License. Must have at least one year of clinical experience as a registered nurse.



POSITION DESCRIPTION



Duties and Responsibilities
This professional nursing position delivers services to clients in Primary Care, Family Planning, STD, HIV, Immunizations, and Pediatrics under the direct supervision of the Community Health Nursing Consultant. This position is required to provide services at outlying satellite clinics of ACHD as needed and mileage will not be reimbursed. This position is required to achieve and maintain a fundamental working knowledge of the Incident Command System.



Nursing Assessment:
The Community Health Nurse will:
1. Apply nursing principles and techniques in the care and treatment of clients
2. Administer prescribed medications ensuring the Rights of Medication Administration
3. Log out all medications administered
4. Utilize nursing protocols in the care of clients
5. Provide client and family education and make appropriate referrals as indicated
6. Evaluates Immunization status and administers immunizations per protocol using correct techniques as outlined in procedure manual
7. Accurately documents all services provided



Quality Improvement and Assurance:
The Community Health Nurse will:
1. Assist with chart reviews and other QI activities to improve clinic functions and to meet the ACHD mission statement and goals.
2. Attend professional meetings to maintain and update nursing skills
3. Will attend staff meetings or be required to read the minutes to maintain working knowledge of changes in the organization
4. Will assist with the orientation of new employees and students



Team Building:
The Community Health Nurse will:
1. Assist with orientation of new employees and students
2. Function as a team member by utilizing effective communication skills, assisting practitioners, and demonstrating leadership skills to support staff.



Other related duties as assigned.



Other duties:
1. Incumbent may be required to work beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency. Emergency operation functions of the Incumbent include but are not limited to Special Needs Shelters, Red Cross Shelters, or other emergency functions.
2. Required to complete ICS 100 and NIMS 700 with in 3 months of initial employment and provide documentation of successful completion. Required to attend any additional ICS or NIMS training as assigned.
3. Responsible for securing the designated information sets for the purpose of protecting confidentiality, data integrity, and appropriate access of all information, both confidential and public.



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



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



                    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 ). 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.





                    Nearest Major Market: Gainesville

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