Registered Nurse Specialist - 67044192 - Med Surg
Company: Florida Department of Transportation
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Registered Nurse Specialist - 67044192Requisition No: 592525
Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities
Working Title: REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST - 67044192
Position Number: 67044192
Salary: 1-5 YRS $2,000.00; 6-10 YRS $2,080.00; 11-15 YRS $2,160.00;
16+ YRS $2,240 bi-weekly
Posting Closing Date: 06/30/2022
REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST
This is a Registered Nurse Specialist position which is responsible
for the supervision and coordination of all nursing services to an
assigned group of people in a facility for the developmentally
disabled. This position is responsible for the coordination of the
activities of non-professional staff as they relate to the health
of the people residing in the facility.
These positions are located at a 24- hour facility.
1st shift from 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., with rotating days off
2nd shift from 2:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., with rotating days off
3rd shift from 10:15 p.m. to 6:15 a.m., with rotating days off
Administration of treatments, medications, and other care which
requires the expertise of a professional Registered Nurse which may
include, but is not limited to, starting IVs, phlebotomy,
monitoring newly post-operative patients, tube feeding, and oxygen
therapy. Confers closely with physicians whenever the condition of
the individual warrants further assessment or intervention.
Participates in crisis intervention to prevent hospitalization or
re-hospitalization. Maintains adequate documentation in residential
log daily, as needed in progress notes, daily report and any other
required documentation to provide clear communication to other
Establishes and maintains the currency of a comprehensive
assessment of nursing needs from which a nursing care plan is
developed. Using the knowledge gained from the assessment,
participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team in the
planning and implementation of treatments/programs for individual
Provides oversight to other Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical
Nurses, and para professional staff in providing nursing related
Maintains and documents Human Service Workers competency as it
relates to nursing delegated functions.
Delivers, attends and participates in Staff Development programs,
Continuing Education programs, staff meetings, standing committee
meetings, and other meetings as assigned.
Observes and documents physical and behavioral response to
Relieves other professional staff as assigned. Performs supervisory
functions as assigned.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Conduct an initial assessment and provide appropriate treatment as
soon as possible after being notified or becoming aware of an
injury or possible injury.
Complete Section II of the DDC Incident Report Form by providing a
detailed description of the injury (size, shape, color, location on
Indicate the treatment given and the plan of care.
Establish the Type of Incident and Level of Injury.
Take two (2) sets of photos and complete the Photographic Wound
Ensure the Florida Abuse Hotline is contacted if abuse, neglect,
exploitation, mishandling, mistreatment or sexual abuse/activity is
witnessed, known or suspected.
Forward the Incident Report Form to the supervisor/in-charge staff
for further action.
As warranted, comply and assist authorized investigators from APD
and other agencies, such as law enforcement, DCF Adult Protective
Services, Medicaid Fraud Unit, and the Agency for Healthcare
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of nursing principles, practices and techniques.
Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology.
Skilled in the use of emergency equipment within scope of
Ability to interact, assess and respond to individuals who are
Ability to stand, walk, sit and bend for periods in excess of three
Ability to assist in lifting and transferring residents weighing
more than 100 pounds, as needed.
Ability to successfully complete Prevention and Safety Strategies
Ability to provide emergency nursing care to include but not
limited to basic life support, emergency care for choking
(abdominal thrust), rescue breathing and use emergency
A valid Florida Driver's License.
Current Registered Nurse License & CPR Healthcare Provider
Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be
verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic
Employees of the Agency for Persons with Disabilities are required
to demonstrate total commitment to outstanding customer service.
This includes, but not limited to, acting in a responsive,
professional, courteous manner with the employees, customers and
public we serve at all times.
This position may be required to perform essential services before,
during, and after an emergency per APD OP 2-0035. This position is
critical to the safety and supervision of residents and may require
the incumbent to work beyond their normal work schedule to maintain
minimum coverage levels in the facility.
Direct Deposit Program
As a condition of employment, a person appointed to a position in
State government is required to participate in the Direct Deposit
Background Screening Requirement
It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with
Disabilities that candidates being considered for employment must
successfully complete a State and National criminal history check
as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and be
screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435,
Florida Statutes, and if applicable Chapter 408, F.S.
Background screening shall include, but not be limited to:
Fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal and juvenile records
through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), and
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local
criminal records check through local law enforcement agencies.
Also, employees are subject to background re-screening at least
every five (5) years.
WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN
THE U.S. WE PARTICIPATE IN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT'S EMPLOYMENT
ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-VERIFY). E-VERIFY IS A PROGRAM
THAT ELECTRONICALLY CONFIRMS AN EMPLOYEE'S ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN
THE U.S. AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY
VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).
ALL CANDIDATES SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE PROFILE PROCESS. IF
ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE
PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-7287.
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. Certain service members may be eligible to
receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.
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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