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Company: State of Florida
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: January 22, 2023

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The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our -E-Verify Website .Requisition No: -792348 -Agency: Agency for Persons with DisabilitiesWorking Title: RESIDENTIAL UNIT SPECIALIST - 67013830Position Number: -67013830 -Salary: Min Biweekly $1,200.00 to $1,829.34 -Posting Closing Date: 02/14/2023 - Agency for Person with Disabilities - Tacachale Health Center RESIDENTIAL UNIT SPECIALIST - EXTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY Shift Schedule 2nd - 2:00 P.M. - 10:30 P.M. Off days will be two (2) days other than Saturday and Sunday 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 rates
  • State of Florida retirement package
  • Generous vacation and sick leave
  • 10 paid holidays a year
  • 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 adults! For additional benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to - Responsibilities: The individual assigned to this position is responsible for performing prescribed care and treatment of patients under the direction of professional nursing staff and transportation for all off campus medical appointments. Perform direct care and treatment and monitors the health status of patients under the supervision and direction of professional nursing staff. Perform simple nursing measures such as but not limited to: applying splints and positioning devices, making occupied and unoccupied beds, changing linens, taking vital signs, weights, recording intake and output, etc. Follow established performance standards and perform duties according to nursing service policies and procedures. Observe all facility safety, infection control policy and procedures. Provide the assistance necessary when giving residents the following activities of daily living nursing care: oral hygiene; bathing; dressing and grooming; hair and nail care; shaving; toileting; assistance with meals, nourishments and transportation to meal service areas; and mobility. Assist in obtaining urine, blood, and other specimens. Respond to residents' needs promptly and reports concerns and observations to supervisor. Transport residents to outside medical appointments. Participate in emergency response on campus including but not limited to driving the emergency vehicle. Participate in the development and implementation of the care plan as outlined by the nursing plan of care. Carries out and documents programs and activities as indicated on individual support plan. - Assist medical and nursing personnel during minor surgical procedures, and specialty clinics. - Assist in general maintenance, cleaning and organization of physical plant, equipment and supplies. Assembles and sterilizes instrument trays for minor surgery. Assist in maintain inventory of medical, nursing, and central supplies. Perform all other related duties as directed by immediate supervisor or designee, including training. Knowledge, skills, and abilities: Must have the ability to perform the following physical tasks continually or frequently throughout the workday: climbing, grasping, kneeling, pushing/pulling, reaching above head, lifting at least 40 pounds, standing, stooping, or bending at waist. - Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate activities. - Ability to follow behavior support plans. - Ability to implement resident programs. - Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. - Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. A valid Florida Driver's License. (If initially hired with an out-of-state license the Florida resident must obtain a valid Florida State driver's license within 30-days of hire. License suspended or revoked for any reason, work permits (Business purpose/ Employment/Education only license), and some types of restricted license are not acceptable. License that has "Corrective Lenses Restricted," are acceptable, provided the driver wears the corrective lenses while operating the vehicle. 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. 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 SSS. EEO Statement: - THE STATE OF FLORIDA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTIVE EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT TOLERATE DISCRIMINATION OR VIOLENCE IN THE WORKPLACE. Reasonable Accommodation: - -C ANDIDATES 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. Drug Free Workplace: THE STATE OF FLORIDA IS 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. 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. - Qualifying Questions: 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. -For assistance, call the People First Service Center at (877) 562-7287 Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Eastern time

Keywords: State of Florida, Gainesville , RESIDENTIAL UNIT SPECIALIST - 67013830, Other , Gainesville, Florida

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