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NURSING PROGRAM SPECIALIST / RM - 50000301

Date: Oct 30, 2020

Location: DAYTONA BEACH, FL, US, 32117

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Requisition No: 244881 

Agency: Veterans Affairs

Working Title: NURSING PROGRAM SPECIALIST / RM - 50000301

Position Number: 50000301 

Salary:  $34,820.24 - $50,944.92 

Posting Closing Date: 11/30/2020 

Nursing Program Specialist - Risk Manager

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS’ AFFAIRS

Emory L. Bennett State Veterans' Nursing Home

Daytona Beach, Volusia County

Starting Annual Salary Range: $34,820.24 - $50,944.92

Paid Bi-Weekly

 

Excellent retirement package and optional deferred compensation plan.  Health, vision, dental, disability, and other supplemental insurance available at reasonable premium rates.  Paid vacation and sick leave.  Nine (9) paid holidays and personal day.  Tuition waiver available for State Universities and Community Colleges (up to 6 credits per semester).

***Other vacant Nursing Program Specialist / Risk Manager positions, may be filled from this advertisement within Six (6) months of the closing date.***

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid Florida Licensure as a Registered Nurse.
  • Three (3) Years' experience as a Risk Manager, Director of Nursing (DON), Assistant DON, or Unit Manager in a Skilled Nursing Facility.
  • Successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants with the following will be shown preference:

  • Florida Licensure or Certification as a Risk Manager.
  • Knowledge of Florida Workers' Compensation system, law and procedures.
  • Knowledgeable in use of Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

  • The incumbent develops and implements the facility’s risk management program that fulfills the mission and goals of the agency while complying with state and federal laws related to safety and risk management.
    • Collects, investigates, and analyzes root causes, patterns or trends that could result in compensatory or sentinel events.
    • Implement corrective action where appropriate and maintains data concerning patient injuries, resident grievances, claims, workers’ compensation and other risk-related data.
    • Completes and promptly reports incidents as appropriate to pertinent regulatory bodies per protocol.
  • Incumbent reports directly to Administrator.
  • Facilitates and implement systems, policies and procedures for the identification, collection and analysis of risk related information.
  • Performs risk assessments of all departments within the facility, analyzes and trends risk data. 
  • Identifies facility’s risk potential, identifies and develops alternatives and Risk Management Plan of Action. 
  • Acts as consultant to department heads and section supervisors regarding risk issues.
  • Assists in completion of incidents or event reports. 
  • Performs investigations and event reporting process.
  • Educates and trains the leadership, staff and business associates as to the risk management program, and their respective responsibilities in carrying out the risk management program.
  • Leads, facilitates, and advises departments in designing risk management programs within their own departments. 
    • Collects, evaluates, reports and maintains data concerning patient injuries, resident grievances, claims, workers’ compensation and other risk-related data. 
    •   Helps to identify and implement corrective action where appropriate.
  • Actively participates in or facilitates committees related to risk management, safety and quality improvement and quality assurance meetings monthly. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

This position is in the Career Service.

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: Daytona Beach