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Date:  Jun 21, 2022

ALACHUA, FL, US, 32315

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Requisition No: 648802 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS REGISTERED NURSE - 64901474 1

Position Number: 64901474 

Salary:  $28.00 - $30.00 Hourly 

Posting Closing Date: 07/23/2022 

Job Posting - Open Competitive


Your Specific Responsibilities:

This is a part-time OPS Registered Nurse position.  This professional nursing position delivers services to clients in Primary Care, Family Planning, STD, HIV, Immunizations, and Pediatrics with a primary focus on STD.  The position works under the direct supervision of a clinical supervisor. This position is required to work evenings and weekends but no state holidays. This position is required to achieve and maintain a fundamental working knowledge of the Incident Command System.


Nursing Assessment:

The OPS Registered Nurse will:

  1. Apply nursing principles and techniques in the care and treatment of clients
  2. Administer prescribed medications ensuring the Rights of Medication Administration
  3. Log out all medications administered
  4. Utilize nursing protocols in the care of clients
  5. Provide client and family education and make appropriate referrals as indicated
  6. Evaluates Immunization status and administers immunizations per protocol using correct techniques as outlined in procedure manual
  7. Accurately documents all services provided


Quality Improvement and Assurance:

The OPS Registered Nurse will:

  1. Assist with chart reviews and other QI activities to improve clinic functions and to meet the ACHD mission statement and goals.
  2. Attend professional meetings to maintain and update nursing skills
  3. Will attend staff meetings or be required to read the minutes to maintain working knowledge of changes in the organization
  4. Will assist with the orientation of new employees and students


Team Building:

The OPS Registered Nurse will:

  1. Assist with orientation of new employees and students
  2. Function as a team member by utilizing effective communication skills, assisting practitioners, and demonstrating leadership skills to support staff.

Other related duties as assigned.

Other duties:

  1. Incumbent may be required to work beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency. Emergency operation functions of the Incumbent include but are not limited to Special Needs Shelters, Red Cross Shelters, or other emergency functions.
  2. Required to complete ICS 100 and NIMS 700 within 3 months of initial employment and provide documentation of successful completion. Required to attend any additional ICS or NIMS training as assigned.


Responsible for securing the designated information sets for the purpose of protecting confidentiality, data integrity, and appropriate access of all information, both confidential and public


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective communication
  • Ability to follow instructions and take direction from management.
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Ability to work with clients having a variety of physical problems and/or health concerns.
  • Knowledge of problem-solving techniques
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, verbally, (on the phone and in person) and in writing
  • Skills to effectively utilize computer software systems, including MS Office Word, Excel and Outlook applications
  • Ability to work under very busy circumstances at times and be able to multi-task
  • Ability to be responsible for accuracy, timeliness, and thoroughness of own work and to perform such work in accordance with procedural and policy guidelines.
  • Must maintain an absolute commitment to protecting the confidentiality of clients
  • Knowledge of professional nursing and public health principles, practices, and techniques in specialized areas.
  • Knowledge of the theories and concepts of preventive health care
  • Skilled in the application of nursing theory in specialized areas
  • Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Ability to document thoroughly
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with others
  • Knowledge of medical and/or public health field
  • Ability to give vaccinations and administer medications
  • Ability to draw blood and collect other specimens as required
  • Ability to operate a personal computer
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced clinical setting




  • Experience using Electronic Health Records
  • One year RN experience working in a clinical setting
  • Active Florida RN license
  • CPR/AED Certified


  • Medication administration experience
  • Six months experience giving adult & childhood vaccines


Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:


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


To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.


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:

Alachua County Health Department



OPS Employment

Other Personal Services (OPS) employment is a temporary employer/employee relationship used solely for accomplishing short term or intermittent tasks.  OPS are at-will employees and are subject to actions such as pay changes, changes to work assignment and terminations at the recommendation of the employer.


The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

•State of Florida 401(a) FICA Alternative Plan- Mandatory

•Workers’ Compensation- Mandatory

•Reemployment Assistance (Unemployment Compensation)- Mandatory

•Participation in state group insurance (upon meeting eligibility requirements.  Consult with People First and/or the serving HR office)

•Deferred Compensation- Voluntary

•Employee Assistance Program- Voluntary


Benefits are not Applicable to OPS Employees

•Any form of paid leave

•Paid holidays

•Participation in the Florida Retirement System

•Reinstatement rights or retention rights.


For a more complete list of benefits, including monthly costs, visit



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: 


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.

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee