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Date: Jul 5, 2020

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Requisition No: 68568 

Agency: Children and Families

Working Title: REGISTERED NURSE-F/C - 60005746

Position Number: 60005746 


Posting Closing Date: 07/31/2020 



PLEASE NOTE: This advertisement will be used to fill multiple positions, on all shifts in Forensic Services as needed for vacancies








BROADBAND LEVELS: Level 1 – Pay Band 006



This is work in assessing patient health problems and needs, developing and implementing nursing care plans, and maintaining medical records. This employee administers nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. The incumbent may advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. This work may also include inspecting facilities and/or evaluating or providing consultation on health care programs, services or policies.

Some positions in this occupation may be responsible for coordinating work and supervising employees.



Supervises employees by assigning work, reviewing progress and assessing performance.

Responds to special directions and instructions during emergency operations.

Provides health care, first aid, and immunization.

Observes patient's skin color, dilation of pupils, and computerized equipment to monitor vital signs.

Records patient's medical information and vital signs.

Administers local, inhalation, intravenous, and other anesthetics.

Prepares patients for and assists with and/or performs examinations.

Orders, conducts, interprets, and/or evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition.

Prepares rooms, sterile instruments, equipment and supplies, and assists physician.

Prescribes or recommends drugs or other forms of treatment, such as physical therapy, inhalation therapy, or related therapeutic procedures.

Provides prenatal and postnatal care to obstetrical patients under supervision of physician.

Discusses cases with physician.

Informs physician of patient's condition.

Administers stipulated emergency measures, and contacts clinician when deviations from standard are encountered during pregnancy or delivery.

Consults with and/or provides technical assistance to public and private entities concerning health care.

Instructs on topics, such as health education, disease prevention, child birth, and home nursing and develops health improvement programs.

Delivers infants and performs postpartum examinations and treatment.

Refers students or patients to community agencies furnishing assistance and collaborates with agencies.

Conducts specified laboratory tests.

Maintains stock of supplies.

Directs and coordinates health care programs.

Develops, negotiates and implements public/private partnerships.

Performs grant writing and/or contract management activities.

Conducts inspections or programmatic evaluations and writes reports of findings, recommendations and corrective actions.

Monitors the quality of care or standards of practice to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements.

Develops policies, procedures, rules and/or legislation.

Develops or selects curriculum and prepares pamphlets, manuals, visual aids, course outlines, and other materials used in teaching.

Writes research reports and other publications to document and communicate program activities or research findings.

Prepares and justifies budgets for health care programs/services.  Monitors, analyzes and coordinates expenditures within allocation.



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.




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



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



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



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



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



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



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



Knowledge of computer software including applications



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




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


***Florida State Hospital is a tobacco free environment***


“BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT: It is the policy of the Florida Department of Children and Families that any applicant being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and also be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F.S., and, if applicable, Chapter 408, F.S. No applicant may begin employment until the background investigation results are received, reviewed for any disqualifying offenses, and approved by the Agency. Background investigations shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal history checks through local law enforcement agencies. Also, employees are subject to background re-screening at least every five (5) years.”

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.  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: Tallahassee