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Date: Dec 10, 2018

Location: MACCLENNY, FL, US, 32063

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Requisition No: 25198 

Agency: Children and Families

Working Title: REGISTERED NURSE - 60010011

Position Number: 60010011 

Salary:  $25,774.06-$75,258.91 

Posting Closing Date: 12/27/2018 

  1. Duties and Responsibilities - Describe in detail the specific duties and responsibilities assigned to this position and the percentage of time for each.  Indicate the role of this position in accomplishing the unit and agency mission.  If applicable, include examples of independent, final policy decisions made and show their effect on the agency, the public, or other state agencies.

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Duties and Responsibilities


                                                 PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL EXAMINATION REQUIRED.




This is entry level, professional nursing work in the care and treatment of mentally ill persons in a very large state facility.




Provides comprehensive nursing care and treatment for mentally and physically ill persons in accordance with established nursing techniques and procedures in a state mental hospital.  These procedures include the preparation and administration of intramuscular medication, use of machine for suction, administration of tube feedings, catheterizations, and starting of intravenous solutions.  Is knowledgeable in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and can perform in an emergency situation.




Assists supervisor in ordering, preparing, and administering prescribed drugs.  Records usage and prepares narcotic reports, aiding in reduction of controllable expenses.




Makes rounds with physician and performs appropriate nursing treatment as directed by physician’s orders.




Attends and participates in individual and group therapeutic sessions, increasing the number of people served.  Participates in implementation of applicable treatment and rehabilitation team programs.




Records and reports significant events as well as physical and mental illnesses and behavior of persons served.  Charts all medications, treatments, and physical or mental conditions in a timely manner.




Provides for optimum customer satisfaction by observing patient behavior and reaction to medication and drugs.




Performs related duties as directed.






ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS of this position are the ability to correctly pass medications, good nursing assessment skills, good documentation skills, good communication skills, recognition of medications and their effectiveness, ability to work well with others, ability to ambulate the campus, maintenance of licensure and all required CEUs.  This also includes any and all nursing functions which may or may not be listed above that naturally fall under the purview of a registered nurse and are a requirement for licensure.





  1. Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:

Ability to effectively convey information.  Service orientation; social perceptiveness; judgment and decision making; reading comprehension; coordination; critical thinking; active listening; problem identification; writing; mathematics; customer and personal service; therapy and counseling; some knowledge of instructional methods; ability to correctly pass medications; ability to work well with others; at least minimal skills in computer software. 

  1. Licensure/registration/certification requirements (If applicable, list the appropriate Florida Statute or federal regulation cite):

This occupation requires licensure as a Registered Nurse in accordance with Chapter 464, Florida Statutes, or eligible to practice nursing in accordance with Florida Administrative Code 21O-8.22 or 8.27.

  1. Other job-related requirements for this position:

Completion and maintenance of MANDT, CPR-C, Infection Control, OSHA, Sexual Harassment, Diversity, and Abuse training required.  Must maintain licensure and all related CEUs up-to-date.  Ability to ambulate extended distances cross campus.  Intervention with combative individuals may be required.  Ability to lift and carry at least 25 pounds.  Pushing, pulling, bending, stooping, and kneeling may be required in the performance of duties.

  1. Working hours: (A) Daily from 7:00am. to 3:30pm (B) Total hours in workweek 40 (C) Explain any variation in work (split shift, rotation, etc.)      


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. 

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