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REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST - 67072278

Date: Aug 10, 2017

Location: FORT MYERS, FL, US, 33901

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Requisition No: 17689 

Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Working Title: REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST - 67072278

Position Number: 67072278 

Salary:  $1,923.07 - 2,038.47 Bi-Weekly 

Posting Closing Date: 08/18/2017 

REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST – CS

AGENCY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

SUNCOAST REGION – 67072278 – FORT MYERS

***OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY***

THIS IS A CAREER SERVICE POSITION.

The Agency for Persons with Disabilities works in partnership with local communities to support people with developmental disabilities in living, learning, and working in their communities. APD provides critical services and supports for customers with developmental disabilities to reach their full potential. The Agency serves people with spina bifida, autism, Down syndrome, children age 3-5 at high risk of developmental disabilities, cerebral palsy, Prader-Willi syndrome, Phelan-McDermid syndrome, and intellectual disabilities. There is no charge or co-payment for services provided through the Agency.

www.apdcares.org

DIRECT DEPOSIT PROGRAM - As a condition of employment, a person appointed to a position in State government is required to participate in the Direct Deposit Program.  Rather than receiving a paper paycheck, your funds will be deposited directly into your account at your financial institution. This will be accomplished by Electronic Funds Transfer. Banks, savings and loan associations, and credit unions are eligible to accept such deposits. Retirement funds are also required to be in the Direct Deposit Program.

BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT:

It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities that applicants for employment undergo Level 2 employment screening in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, as a condition of employment or being permitted to serve as a volunteer.
No applicant for a designated position will be employed or permitted to volunteer until the Level 2 screening results are received, reviewed, and approved by the Agency.
Level 2 background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for Statewide criminal and juvenile records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and Federal criminal records checks through the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and may include local criminal records checks through local law enforcement agencies.

THIS POSITION REQUIRES A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION INCLUDING FINGERPRINTING, PURSUANT TO S. 110.1127(1), FLORIDA STATUTES.

WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S. APD PARTICIPATES IN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-VERIFY).  E-VERIFY IS A PROGRAM THAT ELECTRONICALLY CONFIRMS AN EMPLOYEE’S ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).

ALL APPLICANTS SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE APPLICATION PROCESS.  IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-7287. RESPONSES TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS ARE REQUIRED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. ANSWERS TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS MUST BE VERIFIABLE BASED ON YOUR SUBMITTED APPLICATION.

REQUIREMENTS:

Must be a registered nurse

Must have experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities

***DUTIES:

This is a professional position responsible for medical case management and consultation throughout the Region. The incumbent works in an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary fashion within the construct of the regional structure. Primary duties include, but are not limited to, clinical oversight of medical case reviews, medication administration training and monitoring, ICF/DD admissions, continued stay review, eligibility review, and other health related quality controls. Works collaboratively with state office medical/nursing team. 

Serves as medical case manager to train and monitor Medication Administration Rule FAC 65G-7. Services include but not limited to coordination of approved RN trainers, monitoring compliance in licensed group/foster homes, technical assistance and training for support coordinators, supported living coaches, all providers and program office staff.

Coordinates responsibilities of OPS-Medical Case Management staff to complete medication administration monitoring, assignments, reports and follow-up, Level II PASRR, individual health reviews and eligibility.

Serves as coordinator for individual’s health related supports and services review, follow-up on reason for illness, injury or accident per case selection methodology or request.  

Supervises and performs all ICF/DD facility admissions to determine level of care, all 180 and 360-day continued stay reviews in all Area 8 ICF/DDs, maintain ICF/DD database, represents Agency for Persons with Disabilities at ICF/DD licensure surveys, and coordinates all activities necessary on the Cramer Suit.

Coordination of Level II PASRR Evaluation and Determination.

Provides consultation on eligibility reviews upon request.

Completes all reports of death per requirement, and mortality reports upon request.

Represents Agency for Persons with Disabilities in Hearings, meetings and client staffing where Medicaid issues are involved.

 

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: Fort Myers
Nearest Secondary Market: Cape Coral