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OPS ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE - 64952424 1

Date:  Sep 22, 2022
Location: 

GULFPORT, FL, US, 33707


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Requisition No: 686681 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE - 64952424 1

Position Number: 64952424 

Salary:  $34.31 hourly 

Posting Closing Date: 10/04/2022 

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

 

The incumbent is part of a global public health organization and is expected to support the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County in its mission to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts and its efforts and its vision To be the Healthiest State in the Nation. Furthermore, the incumbent is expected to incorporate the agency values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Responsiveness and Excellence in all aspects of their work.

 

 

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

 

Your Specific Responsibilities:

 

The Advanced Practice Registered Nurses is responsible for providing comprehensive health care to clients, including diagnosing and treating acute, episodic, and chronic illness and helping to prevent diseases and injuries as part of a medical home team. Monitoring and oversight includes an established quality improvement process with ongoing chart review, including peer review.

  • Ensure the provision of care to patients with medical problems. This includes the recognition of acute symptoms, management of emergencies, discrimination between normal and abnormal findings on physical assessments, reporting of findings, and appropriate decision making. Provide routine treatment in collaboration with physician(s) based on policies, protocols, and practice agreements.
  • Ensure the development and implementation of a plan of care for each patient including: additional diagnostic studies, if indicated; treatments, including prescribing medications within protocols; referral to other health care providers and for social services, as appropriate; teaching, counseling, assisting patients and other significant persons to assume responsibility for self­-care, prevention of illness, promotion/maintenance/restoration of health; follow-up to assure continuity of care.
  • Provide support to all School-Based Health Centers is closed.
  • Remain up to date on issues pertaining to school-based health center services and adolescents
  • Practice accepted infection control measures in accordance with the OSHA blood borne pathogens standards, and Center policies and procedures.
  • Attend all meetings and/or training sessions as required.
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned.
  • Analyze and interpret patient histories, symptoms, physical findings, or diagnostic information to develop appropriate diagnoses.
  • Develop treatment plans based on scientific rationale, standards of care, and professional practice guidelines.
  • Recommend interventions to modify behavior associated with health risks.
  • Educate patients about self-management of acute or chronic illnesses, tailoring instructions to patients' individual circumstances.
  • Instruct on topics such as health education and disease prevention.
  • Participate in quality assurance activities including meetings and peer review.
  • Comply with HEDIS measure, Meaningful Use standards, productivity standards, and selected goals for quality of care.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology
  • Ability to identify and evaluate illnesses
  • Ability to manage the care of patients
  • Ability to work with patients having a variety of physical problems
  • Ability to use judgment and decision-making
  • Ability to use critical thinking
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Skill in the operation of a computer and various software programs 

 

Qualifications:

  • 2 - 3 years of APRN experience
  • 1 year of electronic health record experience
  • Clear and active license in the state of Florida to practice as an APRN
  • Current CPR Certifications

 

Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:

Mission:

To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.

 

Vision:

To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.

 

Values:

nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.

C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.

A ccountability: We perform with integrity & respect.

R esponsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.

E xcellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement.

 

Where You Will Work:

This position will be based out of Boca Ciega and Largo High School Clinic, however wil assist in covering the following clinics: Pinellas Park, Gibbs, and Northeast high school should assistance be needed.

 

***This is a 10 month and 40 hour work week position that follows the school schedule. The clinic has limited hours during the summer, typically all clinic staff return approximately 2.5 weeks prior to school starting in August.

 

The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

  • Annual and Sick Leave benefits
  • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year
  • State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options
  • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions (For more information, please click www.myfrs.com)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition waivers
  • And more!

For a more complete list of benefits, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.

 

Please be advised:

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

 

This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check. 

 

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 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.   

 

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

 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace. 

 

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). 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. 

 

 

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.


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