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Date: Apr 6, 2021

Location: DADE CITY, FL, US, 33525

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Requisition No: 327841 

Agency: Department of Health


Position Number: 64029080 

Salary:  $53,999.88 Yearly 

Posting Closing Date: 04/23/2021 

Senior Community Health Nursing Supervisor


13941 15th. Avenue

Dade City, Florida  33525

Supervisor will also supervisor the Wesley Chapel clinic



Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Florida Department of Health in Pasco 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.


Duties and Responsibilities:


This position Is a working supervisory position, incumbent will be responsible for all supervisory duties including, but not limited to, hiring and selection, developing performance plans, conducting performance appraisals, planning and directing subordinate’s work, approving leave, staff scheduling, travel requests, and taking disciplinary action as appropriate. This position will assist clinical supervisors and program managers with the day-to-day operations of their clinics and various programs and participate in clinical operations.


The incumbent in this position performs independent and complex Nursing Supervisory work providing administrative oversight and management of the Dade City and Wesley Chapel public health clinic servicing adults and children. The incumbent will have extensive knowledge regarding Adult/Child Health services, policies, and procedures, and follow DOH Policies... The incumbent must have expertise with the Immunization Program guidelines, Immigration Physical rules and regulations, School Health, Title X Family Planning Program, Medication Room, case management, program analysis, planning and development, monitoring, quality assurance, evaluations, budgeting, provider relations, contract negotiations, networking, and public relations. This position will be responsible for all supervisory duties including, but not limited to, hiring and selection, developing performance plans, conducting performance appraisals, planning and directing subordinate’s work, approving leave, staff scheduling, travel requests and taking disciplinary action as appropriate.


Directs and provides oversight for the direct clinical services of Title X, HIV/AIDS, TB, Refugee Health, STD and Child Health clients including acute care and well-child physicals. Plans, monitors, and evaluates the programs and their various individual components. Serves as the Nursing Supervisor for the Dade City and Wesley Chapel public health clinics; Monitors and evaluates clinical professional staff including Registered Professional Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Health Support Technicians, and clerical support staff.  Provides and directs clinical services to various clients including assessment, planning for continuing care, counseling, instruction, referral and follow-up; Develops plans and goals for nursing services based on nursing diagnosis, advises on care and management of illness and/or preventive health services; Instructs and evaluates the nursing staff in developing and maintaining patient care records using the nursing process and problem oriented record methodMakes appropriate referrals for client services and transfers care as directed; refers clients with abnormal findings to M.D. or ARNP. Provides consultation and coordination of services within state guidelines for clients with physicians and health-care personnel in providing or accessing appropriate health care treatment; Advocates for public health issues in Pasco County; oversees the clinical operations of the Dade City and Wesley Chapel clinics including ordering of diagnostic tests, e-labs, and e-prescribe. Assures appropriate referral and follow-up is an integral part of service delivery.  Assists in the development and monitoring of budgetary activities for the Dade City and Wesley Chapel clinics.  Assists in the preparation of the annual budget for the clinics with the support of Business Office staff, the Executive CH Director of Nursing and the Assistant Director of Nursing (Health Center Administrator). Makes budgetary adjustments as recommended or necessary; Utilizes FIRS and HMS software to monitor staffing numbers to clients, services and expenditures; Initiates necessary controls and corrective actions.


Performs supervisory duties which include, but are not limited to, hiring and selection, developing performance plans, planning and directing work assignments; approving leave, attendance, and travel. Resolves problems and conflicts in the work environment; Rewards employees or takes disciplinary action as appropriate. Trains subordinates to ensure that job functions are performed effectively and efficiently. Ensures coverage at all times of all positions within the Department. Evaluates employee’s performance and motivates them to both provide and improve the quality and quantity of work performed through communication on a regular basis both individually and through staff meetings. Completes all performance appraisals in accordance with DOH Appraisal System time frames. Participates with employees in developing work goals and objectives; Advises and counsels employees about career growth and development.  Provides orientation and training to new staff according to general policies, programs, and procedures. Assure staff are cross trained and able to work in clinic sites countywide.


Consults with Peers and staff members to develop solutions to support the achievement of overall objectives and contribute to high performance in operational activities; this includes communicating and training on planning workflows, conversion to electronic health records, deadlines, work objectives and time utilization with staff. Manage the development of new programs and improvements in existing programs to meet client needs more effectively and more efficiently. Provides for sufficient materials and supplies and supervises the ordering, storing, safeguarding, and maintenance of supplies, equipment, etc.  Monitors the clinical environment to insure a healthy, safe, secure, and attractive environment in the office.  Participates with other county health department divisions and community agencies in developing cooperative programs and providing integrated services.  Consults with the Executive CH Director of Nursing and Assistant Director of Nursing (Health Center Administrator) concerning workload, clinics, old and new programs, accomplishments and problem solving.  Reviews with and advises the Executive CH Director of Nursing and Assistant Director of Nursing regarding any problems arising in the clinical sites and effective resolutions of the problems.  Assists the Family Health Services supervisory team in planning new programs according to community need and budget.


Seeks to improve own personal development through formal and informal methods.  Instructs nursing staff in skills and abilities needed to upgrade their competencies. Coordinates with faculty members for the student activities within the health department, serving as role model and facilitator. Attends and or conducts workshops, meetings, and conferences.  Serves on committees as delegated by Executive CH Director of Nursing.  Performs other duties as required such as incoming and outgoing correspondence, phone calls, etc.  Adheres to security and confidentiality policies and procedures of the Department of Health-Pasco County, ensuring client confidentiality and information security for all sites following HIPAA rules and regulations.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities, Including Utilization of Equipment required for the position:   


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


Effective Leadership, management and organizational skills.  Skill in group process.  Problem-solving skills.  Flexibility.


When completing the online application process, all gaps of employment or education greater than 90 days starting from high school must be explained (approximate date, month and year) identifying company name or if unemployed. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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Important Notices- Please be advised:

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

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

Current State Employees - Salary for current employees is based on employee’s current payband/paygrade. 

Only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers will be hired.

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, visit

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.

Fingerprinting is required of the successful applicant for a sensitive position. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) to conduct this background check.

Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions.

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 on the date of your retirement.





Veteran Information: Certain veterans and spouses of veterans receive preference in employment by the state (applies only to positions within the Career Service).

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 Departments 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



Department of Health Career Service employees enjoy the following benefits:

  • State of Florida Retirement package - 3% employee contribution required
  • 9 Annual paid holidays
  • Ability to earn 104 hours of paid Annual Leave (annually)
  • Ability to earn 104 Hours of paid Sick Leave (annually)
  • Health insurance for individual or family coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Additional supplemental insurances available such as dental, disability, etc.
  • Tax Deferred Medical and Child Care Reimbursement Accounts available
  • Tuition waiver available

Your take home pay can be significantly influenced by your insurance premiums.  Compare your current premium with the State of Florida employee premiums!

Monthly employee premium for the standard PPO/HMO:

Single coverage is $50

Family coverage is $180

 Monthly employee premium for the High Deductible Health Plan PPO/HMO:

Single coverage is $15

Family coverage is $64.30


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. 

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