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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE- OPS - 64906785 1

Date: Oct 16, 2020

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Requisition No: 220461 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE- OPS - 64906785 1

Position Number: 64906785 

Salary:  $30.00 

Posting Closing Date: 12/25/2020 

Florida Department of Health Broward County

Licensed Practical Nurse 64906785

This position is located in Broward County

This position is pending re-classification

Open Competitive Opportunity

 

This is an OPS (Other Personal Services) positions and as such no paid time off is offered. Health benefits will be offered for full-time employment.  OPS employees are eligible to participate in a deferred compensation plan. This is a temporary position with duties associated with COVID-19 response.  This is not a remote position.

 

We request that all applications be completed with People First - no faxed or mailed applications to the agency. Experience, education, and/or training used to meet the minimum qualifications and in response to the qualifying questions must be verifiable through information contained in your application.

When completing the online application, 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.

 

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

This position will provide para-professional nursing assistance in the general public health nursing program in the FL Department of Health- Broward under the direction and supervision of the  Community Health Nursing Supervisor.  Utilizing the public health nursing process, the incumbent will be required to independently conduct, coordinate and monitor for quality control and assurance. 

 

Medical professionals filling this role will be responsible for providing Covid-19 screening and swabbing and collecting anterior nasal or oral throat mucosa  samples for COVID-19 testing.  Testing is provided using a curbside approach. Participants will remain in their vehicles throughout the process.

Clinic Duties:

  • Obtains identifying information on patients.
  • Prepares test kit and administers test.
  • Transmits non-complex health information and instructions.
  • Assists with record preview and review.
  • Assists in conducting health screenings.
  • Maintains a record of work performed and other reports as required.
  • Other duties as required

 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of nursing principles and techniques.
  • Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology.
  • Knowledge of Immunization practices and administration of vaccines to children and adults.
  • Skill in the use of medical equipment and instruments used in providing nursing care
  • Skill in computer use.
  • Ability to demonstrate manual dexterity.
  • Ability to administer medications.
  • Ability to work with patients.
  • Ability to interpret and follow medical instructions.
  • Ability to observe patients' symptoms and reactions to treatment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
     
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Current Florida licensure as a Practical Nurse (LPN) in accordance with Chapter 464, Florida Statutes or eligible to practice nursing in accordance with Florida Administrative Code 210-8.22 or 8.27.
  • Experience working in a healthcare setting.
  • Work experience with Electronic Health Records.
  • Willing and able to work late evenings and weekends as determined by program needs.
  • Valid driver's license.
     
    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
     
  • Experience in administration of Covid 19 testing.
     
    Incumbent may be required to work before, during and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency.  Emergency duty required of the incumbent includes working in special needs or Red Cross shelters, or performing other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural.
    This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check.
    You will be required to provide proof of education in the form of a degree or transcript.
    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.
    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 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: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami