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REGISTERED NURSING CONSULTANT - 64001545

Date:  Sep 27, 2022
Location: 

TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399


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Requisition No: 656362 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: REGISTERED NURSING CONSULTANT - 64001545

Position Number: 64001545 

Salary:  $45,000.00- $50,000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 11/23/2022 

Pending Reclassification

OPEN COMPETITIVE

This is a professional position in the Bureau of Family Health Services, School Health Services Program. This position is supervised by the Executive Community Health Nursing Director, School Health Services Program Administrator and is responsible for assisting with

The Administration of Florida Department of Health School Health Services Program. The primary duties of this position include:

  • Function as a state liaison for county-level School Health programs with a caseload of no less than 20 counties. This includes but is not limited to:

• Serves as a liaison with school health service program leadership in assigned county (DOH, LEA, Contracted Partners).

• Assures that methods of acquiring data sets needed to meet the requirements of school health reporting and monitoring are met. Works with local offices to meet central office needs.

• Updates and generates all forms, reports, and calendars needed for programmatic deliverables (monitoring, education, outreach). Assists local county programs in reporting requested data and with the processing and formatting of data for state office priorities.

• Facilitates and ensures open lines of communication between central office and field office they are serving directly. Keeps continuous track of local contacts. 

• Provides education and updates regarding school health services when required. 

• Assists with the assessments and evaluation of local School Health programs. Understands and can communicate the structure and operational capacity of the various programs under their responsibility.

• Reviews, evaluates, and validates statistical data for the School Health programs 

• Assists in the formulation of policies and procedures for nursing and support services.

• Perform county level school health program monitoring on a rotating schedule using various methods of monitoring including required in-person travel monitoring.

  • In collaboration with team, helps to provide technical assistance on issues related to School Health. Assists in preparation and review of drafted documents. Develops responses to emails and phone inquiries relative to school health issues as assigned. Receives approval before disseminating programmatic responses.

 

 

  • Provides support effort for data collection and quality improvement efforts regarding school health data capture, aggregation and visualization methods, processes, and programmatic end goals for data sets. Assists county health department staff in completing manual and electronic versions of the School Health Services Plan and the Annual School Health Services Report, and other ad hoc reports and data sets as required’
  • Assists with the development and review of policies, standards, manuals, reports necessary for the implementation and management of school health services and initiatives funded by the legislature. Assists leadership with analysis of school health reports and plans and
  • participates in the development of grants and grant reviews. Participates in the development of legislative budget requests, bill analysis, and annual reports. Helps develop graphic displays, presentations and other visuals/program materials or as needed.
  • Participates in quality improvement desk audits and site visits including the analysis of epidemiological data review of school health procedures and records, and application of problem-solving techniques to enhance health services for school aged children.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to effectively educate and counsel clients regarding health-related information. Ability to maintain confidential information in accordance with state and federal statutes, rules, regulations, and Department of Health policy as it relates to Information Custodian. Knowledge of School Health requirements and the pediatric health environment. Ability to develop health related presentations and provide training. Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with health care providers, community organizations and school personnel and other DOH staff. Knowledge and skill of providing services to the pediatric population and school health services.  Ability to learn and follow processes and procedures. Knowledge of nursing principles, practices, and techniques Skill in use of computers, including Microsoft applications such as Outlook, Word, and Excel, Teams. Ability to independently utilize equipment and computer systems within two months of hire. Ability to function effectively with intermittent supervision. Ability to use continuous quality improvement methods and tools to monitor program effectiveness and outcomes. Ability to have transportation daily. Ability to work effectively with clients, community partners and other DOH staff. Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively in multiple forms of communication. Ability to maintain client confidentiality. Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.  Ability to prioritize workload.  Ability to develop spreadsheets and various reports.  Ability to assess a budget.  Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with others. Knowledge of basic management principles and practices and of the methods of data collection and analysis; ability to collect, evaluate and analyze data; solve problems; document work flow and other activities; organize data in logical format for presentation; conduct fact-finding research; utilize problem solving techniques; plan, organize and coordinate work assignments; understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures; communicate effectively; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other and to work independently.

Ability and willingness to travel statewide year-round for multiple days when on work assignments.  Ability and willingness to travel in the most economical means available to the state while performing job duties.

Qualifications:

Licensure as a Registered Nurse in accordance with Florida Statute 464 or eligible to practice nursing in accordance with Florida Administrative Code 210-8.27, current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification, a valid Florida Driver’s License. 

Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:

Mission:

To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.

Vision:

To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.

Values:

nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.

C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.

A ccountability: We perform with integrity & respect.

R esponsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.

E xcellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement.

 

Where You Will Work:

 Tallahassee Florida, Dept of Health State Health Office. Remote work assignments when required.

 

The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

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:

  • Annual and Sick Leave benefits;
  • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year;
  • State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options;
  • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions

(For more information, please click www.myfrs.com);

  • Flexible Spending Accounts;
  • Tuition waivers;
  • And more!

For a more complete list of benefits, including monthly costs, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.

 

Please be advised:

 

Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.  

 

This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions.

 

Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov 

 

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida.  Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement. 

 

The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system.  E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.   

 

Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.

 

Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women.  The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise.  Through the Department's VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country.

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: Tallahassee