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REGULATORY SPECIALIST II - 64081096

Date: Sep 11, 2021

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 424422 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: REGULATORY SPECIALIST II - 64081096

Position Number: 64081096 

Salary:  27926.08 annually 

Posting Closing Date: 09/27/2021 

Division of Medical Quality Assurance Bureau of Health Care Practitioner Regulation Tallahassee, FL Regulatory Specialist II Salary: $27,926.08/annually Full Time, Career Service Position **Open Competitive** **This requisition may be used to fill multiple positions within the Bureau and drawn from to fill vacancies as they occur** 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. About the Division & Bureau: The Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance (MQA) serves the public by licensing qualified health care providers, enforcing standards among licensees and facilities, and informing licensees and the public on matters related to providing safe health care to Floridians. The Bureau of Health Care Practitioner Regulation is specifically responsible for the policy making and programmatic activities related to licensure of health care practitioners and regulated facilities in the state of Florida. Your Specific Responsibilities: Incumbents in Regulatory Specialist II positions will make an immediate and meaningful impact in the lives of Floridians. They perform duties that guarantee qualified health care professionals can work in the state and provide all Floridians access to the health care they need to lead healthier lives. By increasing the number of licensed health care professionals in the state, incumbents also support those currently working in health care professions who are so critical in any public health emergency. Incumbents will work in a professional, administrative setting in one of the Bureau of Health Care Practitioner’s seven board office units such as the6/4/2021 Requisition for REGULATORY SPECIALIST II - 64067487 (388543), DOH - Health (6400), KENT PEACOCK (Hiring Manager) https://performancemanager4.successfactors.com/printpreview?bplte_company=stateoffloP&pp_pm_fmapid=2373091&pp_pm_mode=pp_pm_mode_… 4/8 Boards of Chiropractic Medicine and Clinical Laboratory Personnel, the Board of Medicine, and the Boards of Dentistry and Pharmacy. Incumbents perform duties similar to school registrars, medical records, billing, or coding specialists; data entry clerks, and other positions who ensure compliance with regulations or rules and provide professional assistance to members of the public. We are particularly looking for individuals passionate about public health and/or public service, but knowledge or experience in any health-related field or relevant Florida statutes is not required. Exact duties and responsibilities can vary slightly by board office and position, but common duties for Regulatory Specialist IIs in the Bureau include: Independently reviews and evaluates transcripts, degrees, and other educational materials of individuals trained in the United States or foreign countries to determine eligibility for certification and licensure in a specific profession in accordance with respective Florida statutory and Board requirements. Enters and maintains accurate data and uploads documentation on licensees and the status of applications and licensure in relevant electronic databases. Responds directly and in a timely fashion via writing, online chat, or over the phone to public inquiries on licensure status, deficiencies, and requirements; relevant statues or applicable board rules; and technical issues regarding the licensure process. Conducts research into educational materials, Florida Statutes, Board rules, and other relevant items to make decisions on whether individuals meet the accreditation standards for the requested license or certification. Establishes and maintains a paper and/or electronic filing system of all documentation and communication received from those applying for licensure in an assigned profession(s). Supports supervisors by preparing agenda materials for board/committee meetings and attending said meetings when needed. Summarizes and prepares application files and supporting documentation for review by Board members. Performs other related work as required to maintain an efficient office which responds promptly to the needs of licensees, applicants, consumers, the legislature, and other areas of the Department, including, but not limited to, training new employees and assisting with office phone coverage. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to communicate effectively and professionally in writing and verbally. Ability to exercise independent judgement and initiative in carrying out assignments. Ability to learn, understand, and apply Florida Statutes, rules, policies, and procedures for licensing. Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work activities to meet strict deadlines. Ability to concentrate, provide great attention to detail, and maintain a pre-approved work schedule. Ability to work independently and establish and maintain dependable, effective working relationships with others. Ability to learn and utilize job-specific software such as LEIDS and AxiomPro and office equipment such as phones, fax machines, scanners, and copiers. Knowledge and proficiency of Microsoft Office software and in using Windows-based computers. Qualifications:6/4/2021 Requisition for REGULATORY SPECIALIST II - 64067487 (388543), DOH - Health (6400), KENT PEACOCK (Hiring Manager) https://performancemanager4.successfactors.com/printpreview?bplte_company=stateoffloP&pp_pm_fmapid=2373091&pp_pm_mode=pp_pm_mode_… 5/8 Preference will be given to those who meet the following minimum requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent AND 2 years’ experience that includes data entry, document preparation, computer software use, evaluating legal documents or evaluating for compliance with regulations, customer service, or handling sensitive information. College education can substitute for the required experience on a yearfor-year basis. 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: I 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: Our office is located in the Southwood area of Tallahassee in the Capital Circle Office Complex at 4042 Bald Cypress Way Tallahassee, FL 32399 Please be advised: Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process. When completing the online application, all gaps of employment or education greater than 90 days starting from high school must be explained (approximate date, month, and year) identifying company name or if unemployed. Incomplete applications will not be considered. This requisition may be used to fill other positions of the same class title within the Bureau of Health Care Practitioner Regulation. 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) to conduct this background check. Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safetysensitive 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 by6/4/2021 Requisition for REGULATORY SPECIALIST II - 64067487 (388543), DOH - Health (6400), KENT PEACOCK (Hiring Manager) https://performancemanager4.successfactors.com/printpreview?bplte_company=stateoffloP&pp_pm_fmapid=2373091&pp_pm_mode=pp_pm_mode_… 6/8 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. The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace. Applicants 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. 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. 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.  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