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SENIOR REGISTERED NURSE SUPERVISOR - 67015645

Date: Sep 2, 2020

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Requisition No: 230584 

Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Working Title: SENIOR REGISTERED NURSE SUPERVISOR - 67015645

Position Number: 67015645 

Salary:  Biweekly Rate = Experience: 0-1.9yrs=$1480.12, 2-4.9yrs=$1548.16, 5-6yrs=$1741.01, 7 or more 2000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 10/02/2020 

SENIOR REGISTERED NURSE SUPERVISOR

APD TACACHALE

GAINESVILLE FLORIDA

 

This is a responsible professional nursing position involved in the planning, organizing, assisting and providing of nursing care at a state facility for the developmentally disabled.

 

I.  ADMINISTRATIVE & SUPERVISORY – communication, motivation of employees to improve quantity and quality of work performed.

 

a.  Schedules assignments and vacations to maintain adequate coverage as per nursing procedures and needs of residents.

b.  Oversees the development and implementation of the appropriate sections of the medical/nursing care plan that is (1) based on holistic nursing assessments, (2) developed in concert with the interdisciplinary team, (3) designed to assure optimum health and the highest possible level of independent functioning for each person.

c.  Interviews and hires applicants upon the approval of the Executive Nursing Director in accordance with Human Resources’ procedures.

d.  Regularly attends supervisory meetings and communicates with other supervisors as necessary.

e.  Communicates with the Executive Nursing Director concerning current and potential problems with recommended course of action.

f.  Ongoing communication with staff regarding progress, and changes in operating procedures, including holding formal staff meetings at least monthly.

g.  Participates in budgetary process by monitoring use of resources, staff and supplies.

h.  Performs supervisory Human Resources duties, including People First management, drafting SMART Objectives, setting expectations and performing all talent management functions.

i.  Completes performance evaluations within deadlines and supervises completion of all required documents/processes, such as HR referrals, termination, five-year background checks and health screening.

j.  Provide oversight and supervision of Agency contract nurses in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act.

k. Provides supervision of nursing staff throughout the center, on an as-needed basis. This is a floater position that may change primary supervisory duties and direct report personnel on a frequent basis.

 

II.  DIRECT SERVICE (This percentage may fluctuate depending on nursing needs)

 

a.  Provides direct nursing duties, including completion of medication passes, as directed by the Executive Nursing Director.  Attends meetings and completes reports on behalf of nursing staff as needed.  Direct nursing duties will be provided on a regular basis by being placed on the center-wide schedule, rotating with other nursing supervisors. 

b.  Makes rounds daily to provide nursing supervision to ensure that quality nursing care remains high.  This includes, but is not limited to, individual care, medication administration, nursing assessment, referrals, documentation and infection control measures.  Provides guidance for nursing staff and direct services as needed.

c.   Provides on-call support during evenings and weekends, on a rotation with other nursing supervisors.  In addition to troubleshooting, consulting with staff as needed, on-call responsibilities include reporting to Tacachale on all shifts if necessary, to complete direct nursing duties, such as medication administration. 

 

III.  TEAM PARTICIPATION

 

a.  Actively participates on nursing committees as assigned.  Competently participates in center-wide committees as representative of the Nursing Department.

b.  Serves as interdisciplinary team member as necessary, providing in-services on medical treatments for residential staff. 

c.  Supports other nursing supervisors and nursing staff as necessary to meet priority needs of residents, willingly pitching in to help as needed.

e.  Serves as resource to other departments, nursing personnel and the community to promote awareness and understanding of developmental disabilities.

 

IV.  PROFESSIONAL GROWTH & QUALITY ASSURANCE

 

a.  Ensures that nursing practice follows state and federal licensure requirements, assisting with development and implementation of operating procedures pertaining to nursing practice. 

b.  Ensures completion of staff training by keeping staff informed of due-dates and adjusting schedules to ensure that all mandatory training is completed within specified time frame.  Encourages attendance at optional training events as schedules and opportunities allow.

c.  Regularly attends in-service training and participates in continuing education programs to maintain and improve professional and supervisory skills.

 

d.  Will comply with and monitor compliance of the mandatory requirements in section 215.422, Florida Statutes and Chapter 3A-24, Florida Administrative Code.

 

Performs related duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

 

Knowledge of nursing principles, practices and techniques. 

Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology.

Skilled in the use of emergency equipment within scope of training.

Ability to interact, assess and respond to individuals with developmental disabilities.

Ability to provide emergency nursing care to include but not limited to basic life support, emergency care for choking (abdominal thrust), rescue breathing and use emergency equipment.

Ability to stand, walk, sit and bend for periods in excess of three hours.

Ability to assist in lifting and transferring residents weighing more than 100 pounds, as needed.

Ability to supervise staff, ensuring efficiency with time and attendance.

Ability to provide in-service training to staff.

Ability to determine work priorities, assign work and ensure proper completion of work assignments.

Ability to supervise records management systems and documentation of services.

Ability to use all Microsoft applications, PPS and all office equipment.

Ability to communicate effectively and maintain effective relationships and team building with others.

Ability to lift up to 40 pounds8. Licensure/registration/certification requirements

 

LICENSURE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

 

Current Registered Nurse License & CPR Healthcare Provider Certification

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENT(S)

 

A valid Florida Driver’s License. (If initially hired with an out-of-state license the Florida resident must obtain a valid Florida State driver’s license within 30-days of hire. License suspended or revoked for any reason, work permits (Business purpose/Employment/ Education only license) and some types of restricted license are not acceptable. License that have “Corrective Lenses Restricted,” are acceptable, provided the driver wears the corrective lenses while operating the vehicle.

Current Florida Registered Nurse License & CPR Healthcare Provider Certification.

 

WORK SCHEDULE

 

This position is located at a 24- hour facility.  Total hours in workweek 40.

 

Schedule to be Determined by Needs as Directed by the Executive Nursing Director.

 

The incumbent will provide on-call services as required and works flexible schedule as needed, with no designated regular days off. This is a floater supervisor position which may change focus of duties on a frequent basis.

 

This position may be required to perform essential services before, during, and after an emergency per APD OP 2-0035.    This position is critical to the safety and supervision of residents and may require the incumbent to work beyond their normal work schedule to maintain minimum coverage levels in the facility.

 

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

Employees of the Agency for Persons with Disabilities are required to demonstrate total commitment to outstanding customer service. This includes, but not limited to, acting in a responsive, professional, courteous manner with the employees, customers and public we serve at all times.

 

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.

 

Background Screening requirement – It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities that candidates being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, and if applicable Chapter 408, F.S.

 

Background screening shall include, but not be limited to: Fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal and juvenile records through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal records check through local law enforcement agencies.  Also, employees are subject to background re-screening at least every five (5) years.

 

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).

 

WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S.  WE PARTICIPATE 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 U.S. AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).

 

ALL CANDIDATES SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE PROFILE PROCESS.  IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-7287

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: Gainesville