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OPS ADVANCED PRACTICE RN SPECIALIST - 64952403 1 1

Date: Nov 29, 2021

Location: CLEARWATER, FL, US, 33755

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Requisition No: 453933 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS ADVANCED PRACTICE RN SPECIALIST - 64952403 1 1

Position Number: 64952403 

Salary:  $35.00-$40.00/ hourly 

Posting Closing Date: 12/15/2021 

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County.  If you are looking to establish a successful career in Public Health, you have come to the right place.  Many of our innovative and successful health programs are recognized throughout Florida.  We hope you decide to join our team!  Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for an interview.

 

OPS Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Specialist

The Clearwater Center has an opening for an OPS Advanced Practice Registered Nurse  Specialist.  The successful applicant will be responsible for providing comprehensive prenatal and postpartum care to clients at the Clearwater Center.  

 

Your Specific Responsibilities:

  • Prescribe medication dosages, routes, and frequencies
  • Order, perform, interpret and/or evaluate the results of diagnostic tests
  • Analyze and interpret patient histories, symptoms, physical findings, or diagnostic information to develop appropriate diagnoses.
  • Develop treatment plans based on scientific rationale, standards of care, and professional practice guidelines.
  • Diagnose or treat acute health care problems such as illnesses, infections, or injuries.
  • Prescribe medications based on efficacy, safety, and cost as legally authorized.
  • Counsel patients about drug regimens and possible side effects or interactions with other substances such as food supplements, over-the-counter (OTC) medications, or herbal remedies.
  • Recommend interventions to modify behavior associated with health risks.
  • Educate patients about self-management of acute or chronic illnesses, tailoring instructions to patients' individual circumstances.
  • Prescribe or recommend medications or other forms of treatment.
  • Makes appropriate referrals as needed
  • Coordinate patient care activities with physician and/or involved staff. 
  • Instruct on topics such as health education and disease prevention.
  • Ensure cooperation and coordination between Clinical Services Division, Disease Control and other divisions regarding clinical issues. 
  • Comply with HEDIS measure, Meaningful Use standards, productivity standards, and selected goals for quality of care.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology
  • Ability to identify and evaluate illnesses
  • Ability to manage the care of patients
  • Ability to work with patients having a variety of physical problems
  • Ability to use judgment and decision-making
  • Ability to use critical thinking
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Skill in the operation of a computer and various software programs

 

Qualifications:

 

Minimum-

  • Clear and active license in the state of Florida to practice as an APRN
  • Three or more years of experience as an APRN providing comprehensive prenatal and postpartum care
  • Current clear and active Florida Nursing License or a multistate license from another compact State

 

Preferred-

  • At least one year experience working with an electronic medical record
  • Experience working in a public health setting

 

Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:

Mission:

To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.

Vision:

To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.

Values:

innovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.

C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.

A ccountability: We perform with integrity & respect.

R esponsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.

E xcellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement.

 

Where You Will Work:

Clearwater Health Department

310 North Myrtle Ave

Clearwater FL 33755

 

The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

  • Annual and Sick Leave benefits;
  • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year;
  • State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options;
  • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions

(For more information, please click www.myfrs.com);

  • Flexible Spending Accounts;
  • Tuition waivers;
  • And more!

For a more complete list of benefits, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.

 

Please be advised:

 

Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.  

 

This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check. 

 

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, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov 

 

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 upon the date of your retirement. 

 

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.   

 

Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.

 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace. 

 

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). 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. 

 

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 Department's 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.


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