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Date: Jun 11, 2021

Location: BRADENTON, FL, US, 34208

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Requisition No: 397402 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING SUPERVISOR - 64051563 1 1 1 1 1

Position Number: 64051563 

Salary:  $55,000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 06/25/2021 

The Florida Department of Health in Manatee (DOH-Manatee) is a customer driven public health organization in continuous pursuit of performance excellence.

Our Mission – To protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts.

Our Vision – To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.

Our Values - Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Responsiveness, Excellence (ICARE)




Duties and Responsibilities:

The incumbent is part of a global public health organization and is expected to support the Florida Department of Health in Manatee County in its mission to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts and its vision to be the Healthiest State in the Nation.  Furthermore, the incumbent is expected to incorporate the agency values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Responsiveness and Excellence in all aspects of their work.


This individual will be responsible for all supervisory duties including, but not limited to, hiring and selection, developing performance plans, conducting performance appraisals, planning and directing their work, approving leave, and taking disciplinary action as appropriate.


This position directs and supervises staff in the Tuberculosis Control, preventative care, and Immunization programs. This position will be responsible for all supervisory duties including, but not limited to, the following: coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating staff performance and the effectiveness of service delivery in the clinic and community setting, updating procedure manuals at least yearly, monitoring program expenditures and operating budgets.  Recruits for vacant positions and hires staff, prepares job descriptions, performance appraisals, trains staff as needed, counsels or disciplines as necessary, approves or disapproves leave and performs other supervisory duties. 


TB PROGRAM: coordinates the collection of program data and compilation of all reports, keeps updated with all TB treatment, immunization, Immigration and Refugee Health guidelines.  Communicates with staff regularly to ensure their involvement in established goals and objectives.  Ensures that staff meets the specific objective program measures.  Plans and evaluates program activities. Participates in clinical and directly observed therapy activities for maintenance of clinical coverage.  Provides case management and direct nursing service in a variety of setting, e.g., home, clinic, schools, day care centers and nursing homes.  Coordinates large contact investigations.  May take confidential information into the field, or generate confidential information while in the field as part of their normal activities of DOT, contact and case investigation and TST administration.  Performs respiratory fit testing as needed. 


IMMUNIZATION PROGRAM: This incumbent is responsible for utilization/ordering for all vaccine’s programs, including but not limited to vaccines through the State Provided Immunization Programs (Vaccine for Children- VFC and Underinsured/Non-insured programs), Non-State Provided (05) vaccines, and Travel immunization.  This incumbent receives the VFC and 05 vaccines and inputs it into Florida Shots.  Maintains inventory control for vaccines from receipt through the chain of custody; tracks orders, backorders, and incomplete orders.  Maintains vaccine accountability through the Bureau of Immunizations, including other vaccine related programs available at Florida Department of Health in Manatee County, including storage, handling and utilization policies and procedures



REFUGEE HEALTH PROGRAM (RHP): The incumbent is a leader in the implementation of The Refugee Health Program reviews; Overseas RHP guidelines are implemented, including but not limited to medical examination records and provides health assessments and immunizations to refugees to enhance personal health status and protect Florida’s public health; Ensures that staff meets the specific objective program measures.  Plans and evaluates program activities



NURSING LEADERSHIP: Assist DOH in the implementation of nursing practice at DOH Manatee. Serves on committees and attends meetings related to matters of concern as required.  Attends and participates in staff development such as staff meetings and in-service/continuing education. Participates with other staff in developing solutions to operational problems.  Assists in the coordination of activities with other entities within department and community agencies. Participates in the mentoring of staff and students; Identifies, plans, and develops resources to augment program operations; provides technical assistance and serves as the liaison with community organizations.


OUTREACH PROGRAM LIAISON: Serves as the Clinical Services liaison for all outreach events, including events using the health coach.


SpNS INSTRUCTOR: Provides Body Mechanics training to DOH-Manatee staff to support SpNS activities. Assist /support leadership functions of the Director of Nursing.



Performs other related duties as needed


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

  • Knowledge of nursing and public health principles, practices, and techniques.
  • Knowledge of the methods of data collection and analysis.
  • Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology.
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • Knowledge of basic management principles and practices.
  • Knowledge and application of word, internet/intranet and e-mail computer programs.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services including needs assessment
  • techniques, quality service standards, alternative delivery systems.
  • Knowledge of Tuberculosis Epidemiology.
  • Ability to supervise people.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to administer medications.
  • Ability to provide preventive health care and treatment to groups.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to determine work priorities, assign work, and ensure proper completion of work assignments.
  • Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures relating to operational and management analysis         activities.
  • Ability to actively look for ways to assist others.
    Ability to motivate, develop, and direct people as they work, identifying the best people for the job
  • Valid Florida RN License
  • Valid Florida Driver's License
  • CPR Certification
    Note: Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process. 
  • Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days
  • Current State Employees - Salary for current employees is based on employee’s current payband/ paygrade. 
  • Only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers will be hired.
  • 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, visit
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 on the date of your retirement.


Veteran Information: Certain veterans and spouses of veterans receive preference in employment by the state (applies only to positions within the Career Service).

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 Departments 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: Sarasota
Nearest Secondary Market: Bradenton