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Date: Mar 31, 2021

Location: CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL, US, 32324

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Requisition No: 49982 

Agency: Children and Families

Working Title: SENIOR PHYSICIAN PSYCHIATRY - 60005842 1

Position Number: 60005842 

Salary:  $72,493.46 - $199,696.73 

Posting Closing Date: 06/06/2021 



JOB FAMILY:                             HEALTHCARE PRACTITIONERS





BROADBAND LEVELS:            Level 6 – Pay Band 018




This is work providing diagnoses, treatments, and helping to prevent diseases and injuries that commonly occur in the general population.


Some positions in this occupation may be responsible for coordinating work and supervising employees.




Supervises employees by assigning work, reviewing progress and assessing performance.


Examines or conducts tests on patient to provide information on medical condition.


Analyzes records, reports, test results, or examination information to diagnose medical condition of patient.


Prescribes or administers treatment, therapy, medication, vaccination, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury.


Explains procedures and discusses test results on prescribed treatments with patients.


Operates on patients to remove, repair, or improve functioning of diseased or injured body parts and systems and delivers babies.


Collects, records, and maintains patient information, such as medical history, reports, and examination results.


Refers patient to medical specialist or other practitioner when necessary.


Advises patients and population base concerning diet, activity, hygiene, and disease prevention.


Plans, implements, or administers health programs or standards for information, prevention, or treatment of injury or illness.


Directs and coordinates activities of medical staff.


Prepares reports for government or management of birth, death, and disease statistics, workforce evaluations, or medical status of individuals.


Conducts research to study and develop procedures to prevent or control disease.


Performs and monitors quality assurance activities.


Develops and conducts clinical staff development activities and in-service training activities. 




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.

Assisting and Caring for Others

Providing assistance or personal care to others.

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Combining, evaluating, and reasoning with information and data to make decisions and solve problems. These processes involve making decisions about the relative importance of information and choosing the best solution.

Analyzing Data or Information

Identifying underlying principles, reasons, or facts by breaking down information or data into separate parts.

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.

Documenting/Recording Information

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

Implementing Ideas, Programs, etc.

Conducting or carrying out work procedures and activities in accord with one's own ideas or information provided through directions/instructions for purposes of installing, modifying, preparing, delivering, constructing, integrating, finishing, or completing programs, systems, structures, or products.

Communicating With Persons Outside of The Organization

Communicating with persons outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged face-to-face, in writing, or via telephone/electronic transfer.

Updating and Using Job-Relevant Knowledge

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





Reading Comprehension

Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents


Identification of Key Causes

Identifying the things that must be changed to achieve a goal


Judgment and Decision Making

Weighing the relative costs and benefits of a potential action


Problem Identification

Identifying the nature of problems



Using scientific methods to solve problems


Solution Appraisal

Observing and evaluating the outcomes of a problem solution to identify lessons learned or redirect efforts


Information Gathering

Knowing how to find information and identifying essential information


Critical Thinking

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



Talking to others to effectively convey information


Active Listening

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



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


Implementation Planning

Developing approaches for implementing an idea


Service Orientation

Actively looking for ways to help people



Teaching others how to do something



Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions


Management of Personnel Resources

Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job


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



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


English Language

Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar


Therapy and Counseling

Knowledge of information and techniques needed to rehabilitate physical and mental ailments and to provide career guidance including alternative treatments, rehabilitation equipment and its proper use, and methods to evaluate treatment effects


Administration and Management

Knowledge of principles and processes involved in business and organizational planning, coordination, and execution. This may include strategic planning, resource allocation, manpower modeling, leadership techniques, and production methods



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



Knowledge of numbers, their operations, and interrelationships including one or more of the following:  arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications





This occupation requires licensure as a physician pursuant to Chapter 458, Florida Statutes; or licensure as an osteopathic physician pursuant to Chapter 459, Florida Statutes; or a current Public Health Certificate issued by the Florida Board of Medical Examiners pursuant to Section 458.316, Florida Statutes.


EFFECTIVE:           03/17/2003

History:                   09/17/2002



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.”

We hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. 

Additionally, any job class requiring employees to use their private vehicles in the course and scope of their employment shall include a statement of this job requirement in the job vacancy announcement so that all prospective employees are aware of this requirement. The special note should be included in the advertisement. 

The job classes are selected child welfare and protective investigator or supporting role job classes. Selected applicants will be required to provide proof of their valid driver’s license, vehicle registration, and documentation proving that their vehicle is appropriately insured. “Appropriately insured” means (at a minimum) the automobile insurance coverage required by law to operate a motor vehicle in the State of Florida. Employees in these selected job classes will receive a vehicle insurance allowance. See CFOP 40-4 (Vehicle Insurance Allowance for Selected Child Welfare and Adult Protective Services Staff) for additional details and the specific job classes.

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