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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE - 60006911- Civil Units

Date: Feb 11, 2019

Location: CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL, US, 32324

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Requisition No: 42642 

Agency: Children and Families

Working Title: LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE - 60006911- Civil Units

Position Number: 60006911 

Salary:  $23,645.18- $ 73,186.33 

Posting Closing Date: 02/20/2019 







JOB FAMILY:                                   HEALTHCARE PRACTITIONERS







BROADBAND LEVELS:               Level 3 – Pay Band 005





Care for well or ill individuals in a variety of settings.  May work under the supervision of a registered nurse.





Administers specified medication, orally or by subcutaneous or intra-muscular injection, and documents in patients' charts.


Provides medical treatment and personal care to patients.


Takes and records patients' vital signs.


Dresses wounds, gives enemas, douches, alcohol rubs, and massages.


Applies compresses, ice bags, and hot water bottles.


Observes patients and reports adverse reactions to medication or treatment to medical personnel in charge.


Bathes, dresses, and assists patients in walking and turning.


Assembles and uses medical equipment.


Collects samples, such as urine and sputum, from patients for testing and performs routine anthropometric and laboratory tests.


Sterilizes equipment and supplies, using germicides, sterilizer, or autoclave.


Records food and fluid intake and output.


Prepares or examines food trays for prescribed diet and feeds patients.


Cleans rooms, makes beds, and answers patients' calls.


Washes and dresses bodies of deceased persons.


Inventories and requisitions supplies.


Provides basic patient education as trained.





Assisting and Caring for Others

Providing assistance or personal care to others.

Performing General Physical Activities

Performing physical activities that require moving one's whole body, such as in climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, where the activities often also require considerable use of the arms and legs, such as in the physical handling of materials.

Monitor Processes, Material, Surroundings

Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, often to detect problems or to find out when things are finished.

Handling and Moving Objects

Using one's own hands and arms in handling, installing, forming, positioning, and moving materials, or in manipulating things, including the use of keyboards.

Communicating With Other Workers

Providing information to supervisors, fellow workers, and subordinates. This information can be exchanged face-to-face, in writing, or via telephone/electronic transfer.

Documenting/Recording Information

Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in either written form or electronic/magnetic recording.

Updating and Using Job-Relevant Knowledge

Keeping up-to-date technically and knowing one's own jobs' and related jobs' functions.

Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events

Identifying information received by making estimates or categorizations, recognizing differences or similarities, or sensing changes in circumstances or events.

Getting Information Needed to Do the Job

Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.

Establishing and Maintaining Relationships

Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.





Active Listening

Listening to what other people are saying and asking questions as appropriate


Service Orientation

Actively looking for ways to help people


Information Gathering

Knowing how to find information and identifying essential information


Reading Comprehension

Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents


Problem Identification
Identifying the nature of problems



Talking to others to effectively convey information


Critical Thinking

Using logic and analysis to identify the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches



Assessing how well one is doing when learning or doing something


Social Perceptiveness

Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react the way they do


Judgment and Decision Making

Weighing the relative costs and benefits of a potential action



Using mathematics to solve problems



Communicating effectively with others in writing as indicated by the needs of the audience



Medicine and Dentistry

Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures


Customer and Personal Service

Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services including needs assessment techniques, quality service standards, alternative delivery systems, and customer satisfaction evaluation techniques



Knowledge of plant and animal living tissue, cells, organisms, and entities, including their functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment



Knowledge of human behavior and performance, mental processes, psychological research methods, and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders



Knowledge of the composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods



Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems





This occupation requires licensure as a practical nurse in accordance with Chapter 464, Florida Statutes or eligible to practice nursing in accordance with Florida Administrative Code 210-8.22 or 8.27.



EFFECTIVE:            03/17/2003

History:                       07/01/2002


*** Florida State Hospital is a tobacco free environment ***


“BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT: It is the policy of the Florida Department of Children and Families that any applicant being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and also be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F.S., and, if applicable, Chapter 408, F.S. No applicant may begin employment until the background investigation results are received, reviewed for any disqualifying offenses, and approved by the Agency. Background investigations shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal history checks through local law enforcement agencies. Also, employees are subject to background re-screening at least every five (5) years.”

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