Registered Nurse Specialist - 67013515 - Med Surg
Company: Florida Department of Transportation
Posted on: January 22, 2023
Registered Nurse Specialist - 67013515Requisition No: 790476
Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities
Working Title: REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST - 67013515
Position Number: 67013515
Salary: 0-3.9 years $58,033.95; 4-6.9 years $60,886.71; 7-9.9 years
$62,031.98; 10+ years $63,739.47
Posting Closing Date: 03/26/2023
Agency for Persons with Disabilities - Tacachale
REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST
This advertisement is for multiple vacancies located at a 24-hour
1st - 6:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.
2nd - 2:00 P.M. - 10:30 P.M.
3rd - 10:15 P.M. - 6:15 A.M.
Off days will be rotating
ALL EMPLOYMENT GAPS MUST BE EXPLAINED AND INCLUDED WITH WORK
HISTORY WHEN APPLYING.
Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The
State's total compensation package for employees features a highly
competitive set of employee benefits including:
* Health insurance (over 90% employer paid)
* $25,000 life insurance policy (100% employer paid)
* Dental, vision and supplemental insurances available at state
* State of Florida retirement package
* Generous vacation and sick leave
* 10 paid holidays a year
* Career advancement opportunities
* Tuition waiver for state college/university courses
* Training opportunities
Join TACACHALE and be part of the team that MAKES A DIFFERENCE -
NOT JUST A LIVING, impacting the lives of developmentally disabled
For additional benefit information available to State of Florida
employees, go to http://www.mybenefits.myflorida.com
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.
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
* 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 the body).
* 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
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.
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 provide emergency nursing care to include but not
limited to basic life support, emergency care for choking
(abdominal thrust), rescue breathing and use emergency
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
Current Registered Nurse License & CPR Healthcare Provider
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
Qualifying Questions: Your responses to qualifying questions for
this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through
the electronic application process.
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 Program.
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.
Special Requirements: You may be required to provide your Social
Security Number to conduct required verifications. Male candidates
born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or
promotion in the Career Service, or appointment in the Selected
Exempt Service (SES) or Senior Management Service (SMS) unless they
are registered with the Selective Service System (SSS) before their
26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the
E-Verify: 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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