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Date:  Jan 19, 2023


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Requisition No: 726323 

Agency: Agency for Health Care Administration


Position Number: 68900375 

Salary:  $28.82 Hourly 

Posting Closing Date: 02/14/2023 

The Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) is Florida's chief health policy and planning entity.

The Agency is responsible for administering of the Florida Medicaid program, the licensure and regulation of nearly 50,000 health care facilities, and empowering consumers through health care transparency initiatives.


Under the direction of Agency Secretary Simone Marstiller, the Agency is focused on advancing Governor DeSantis’ vision for Florida’s health care system to be the most cost-effective, transparent, and high-quality health care system in the nation.

The Medicaid program provides low-income families and individuals with access to health care. 

If you have a desire to use your talent and skills at an organization that provides critical services to millions of individuals and families across the state, AHCA invites you to apply to become an essential member of our team.

As one of Florida’s leading state agencies, AHCA’s diverse workforce community of more than 1,400 employees is proud of its efforts to serve the people of Florida.


Agency Objectives:



Emphasizing quality in all that we do to improve health outcomes, always putting the individual first.



Supporting initiatives that promote transparency and empower consumers in making well informed healthcare decisions.



Leveraging Florida’s buying power in delivering high quality care at the lowest cost to taxpayers.


This position may require extensive travel, including significant overnight travel.

Successful completion of a criminal background investigation is a condition of employment.

The completion of inspection activity of Nursing Homes, Home Health Agencies, Hospitals, Laboratories, or other providers regulated by the Agency for Health Care Administration utilizing an established survey process and coaching of employees in those processes.  The incumbent may be required to perform surveys as an individual, team member or team leader. 


As assigned by management, this position is required to successfully complete the Surveyor Minimum Qualifications Test within the first 12 months of employment as required by Sections 1819(g)(2)(c)(ii) of the Social Security Act, as amended, and Article IV(B) of the Agreement pursuant to Section 1864 of the Social Security Act.


The incumbent must be proficient with computer equipment and software programs, such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, as well as smart phone technology.


The incumbent must also be available to work before and after normal work hours including weekends and holidays.


This position will be hired in at the base salary of $28.82, hourly.


Join us at the Agency for Health Care Administration in fulfilling our mission to provide “Better Health Care for all Floridians.”


Contact Recca Garcia @ 727-552-1951 or Joy Walerski @ 727-552-1949




-Knowledge of the principles and practices of health care management.

-Knowledge of health care facilities and operations.

-Skill in the use of computer equipment and software to enter, retrieve, and manipulate data required to perform work functions.

-Ability to utilize problem solving skills.

-Ability to interpret rules, regulations, laws, and guidelines relating to health care administration.

-Ability to prepare training/ meeting agendas and materials.

-Ability to determine work priorities, assign work, and ensure proper completion of work assignments.

-Ability to prepare and review reports.

-Ability to lift a laptop/ tablet computer and work manuals with or without accommodation.



Licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in accordance with Florida Statute 464 and four years of professional nursing experience.

•A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in nursing can substitute for one year of the required general professional nursing experience.

•A master's degree from an accredited college or university in nursing can substitute for two years of the required general professional nursing experience.



Licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in accordance with Florida Statute 464.



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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