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HUMAN SERVICES WORKER II - F/C OPS - 60953469

Date: Sep 21, 2021

Location: CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL, US, 32324

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Requisition No: 400821 

Agency: Children and Families

Working Title: HUMAN SERVICES WORKER II - F/C OPS - 60953469

Position Number: 60953469 

Salary:  $18,259.02 

Posting Closing Date: 09/29/2021 

WORKING TITLE: HUMAN SERVICES WORKER II - F/C   OPS

LOCATION:  FSH – Forensic Admission and Central Rehab Services

NORMAL BIWEEKLY STARTING SALARY:  $11.71 per hour/40 Hours per week

All previous applicants need not apply.

SHIFT: 8:00am-4:30 pm with occasional weekend work   (NOTE: DUE TO THE COVID -19 CRISIS, SHIFT IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AS NEEDED TO CARE FOR THE INDIVIDUALS WE SERVE) 

 

All employees of state mental health treatment facilities are required to wear face masks and appropriate protective equipment as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In addition, staff will be required to complete Covid-19 testing prior to hire and routinely during employment.

 

FLORIDA STATE HOSPITAL IS A TOBACCO FREE FACILITY.

IF AN ACCOMMODATION IS NEEDED IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE APPLICATION PROCESS, PLEASE CONTACT THE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE AT (850) 663-7258.

DESCRIPTION:

Note: Due to the COVID-19 crisis, duties for this position could temporarily include daily management of basic resident care within residential unit areas as needed, assisting with direct care tasks not related to normal Rehabilitation functions as needed.

 

EXAMPLES OF WORK

This is charge work providing care and instruction for clients in a forensic unit in a mental health facility.  The employee(s) in the position(s) allocated to this class must spend a minimum of 75 percent of their time performing duties which involve contact with patients/inmates in a correctional or forensic facility or institution.

 

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:

(Note: The examples of work as listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. Examples of work performed are not to be used for allocation purposes.)

  • Maintains forensic patient charts, makes out medicine cards and ensures that all orders are maintained and reflected on the records.
  • Assists treatment personnel in carrying out prescribed treatment plans as a member of a rehabilitative treatment team.
  • Performs special procedures such as catheterizations and irrigations.
  •   Maintains close medical and clinical observations of forensic patients and reports unusual incidents or changes.
  • Attends group therapy sessions with professional staff and observes forensic patients for changes in behavior.
  • Checks forensic patients in and out of wards.
  • Administers routine medication, bandages, and prescribed treatment under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or Physician.
  • Participates in general housekeeping duties.
  • Performs related work as required.

 

EXAMPLES OF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of the practices used in the treatment of mental health problems.
  • Ability to assist in carrying out prescribed rehabilitation treatment programs.
  • Ability to administer routine medications and prescribed treatments under supervision.
  • Ability to make observations of clients and to identify changes and unusual occurrences.
  • Ability to maintain charts.
  • Ability to perform basic housekeeping duties.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

 

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE AT (850) 663-7258). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • One year of experience in the care of persons with mental health problems.
     

EFFECTIVE:

1/1/1986

HISTORY:

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.


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