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Date: Nov 9, 2021

Location: JACKSONVILLE, FL, US, 32207

The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our E-Verify website.

Requisition No: 395641 

Agency: Department of Health


Position Number: 64916005 

Salary:  $30.00/hour 

Posting Closing Date: 12/07/2021 



Must have at least one year of experience in Nurse Management such as a unit olead, medical office or similar.  Must be licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in accordance with Florida Statue 464 or eligible to practice nursing in accordance with Florida Administrative Code 210-8.27.




This is a Senior Registered Nurse position for the Maternal and Child Health Overdose Data to Action (OD2A) three-year grant who serves in the Comprehensive, Basic, and Full Service School Nursing Programs. Provides public health nursing services within the Duval County Public School System under the supervision of a Registered Nurse Supervisor and/or Registered Nurse Consultant. The responsibilities will include analysis of the total health care of students with chronic illnesses/disorders and/or communicable diseases and provides care and treatment of students in a school clinic. Provides training programs to staff, school personnel and students and assists in orientation programs.

Public Health Competency Domain 1: Analytical/Assessment skills

Public Health Competency Domain 2: Policy development/Program planning skills

Public Health Competency Domain 3: Communication skills

Public Health Competency Domain 4: Cultural Competency skills

Public Health Competency Domain 5: Community Dimensions of Practice skills

Public Health Competency Domain 6: Public Health Sciences skills

• Training to include Motivational Interviewing, SBIRT, and Trauma Informed Care.

• Provides substance abuse health prevention and education and activities for Pre-K through 12th grade public school students, staff and community members.

• Works with identified local Florida school districts to develop, purchase and implement health education curriculum that focuses on helping communities develop the knowledge and skills to make healthy choices and/or change harmful behaviors.

• Works with families and students at risk for overdose.

• Provides assessment of health needs of students through screening procedures, analysis of records, and assessment of students referred by school personnel.

• Initiates nursing care plans on all students identified with a chronic disease or disorder. Provides direct care to identified students through assessment, referrals, health counseling, and follow-up.

• Assess the home environment through home visits for the purpose of promoting understanding of a health problem or behavior if needed.

• Assists school staff in meeting the requirements according to Florida School Health Act.

• Gathers records and reports statistical data relating to health concerns and nursing services.

• Assists in administrating the School Health Services Program as mandated by the School Health Service Act, 381.0056, F.S.

Public Health Competency Domain 8: Leadership and Systems Thinking skills

• Responsible for instruction and training of school personnel, Health Support Technicians and students concerning health matters. Assists in planning programs to achieve these goals.

• Assists in the orientation and training of new team members.

• Supports and educates the Department of Health goals and objectives.

• Participates in goal orientated focus groups to improve School Health Services.

• Attends all required or assigned staff meetings, in-services or training programs.

• Provides consultation and educational health information regarding health issues.

• Provides and or assists with classroom health education programs as invited or arranged.

Travel in order to perform duties as described. Attend and participate with in-service education programs for the purpose of keeping abreast of current health knowledge.

Perform other related work duties as required.


  1. Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:
  • Actively seeks opportunities to help people.
  • Being aware of others’ reactions and understanding why they react the way they do.
  • Listening to what other people are saying and asking questions as appropriate.
  • Talking to others to effectively convey information.
  • Communicating effectively with others in writing as indicated by the needs of the audience.
  • Ability to interview clients and obtain medical history.
  • Enters, transcribes, records, stores, or maintains information.
  • Managing one’s own time and the time of others.  Weighing the relative cost and benefits of a potential action.
  • Identifying the nature of problems. 
  • Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions. 
  • Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
  • Using the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer satisfaction evaluation techniques.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology/techniques
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint and similar


  1. Licensure/registration/certification requirements (If applicable, list the appropriate Florida Statute or federal regulation cite): Licensed Registered Nurse, CPR Card,


  1. Other job-related requirements for this position:

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. All employees are expected to complete timesheets and EARs/DARs as required, both accurately and within the required timeframe. All employees are expected to complete mandatory trainings within the required timeframe, as deemed necessary by the Department, the Delegated Authority, grant requirements and/or Florida Statutes.


A valid Drivers’ License and use of a private vehicle is required.

Incumbent may have access to records containing social security numbers in the performance of job duties.

Must be able to routinely lift a minimum of 20 lbs.


Working hours: (A) Daily from 8:00 to 3:00 (B) Total hours in workweek 32 (C) Explain any variation in work (split shift, rotation, etc.).


All applications must be completed online through People First.  No faxed or mailed applications will be accepted by the agency.


**NOTE:  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, 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


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:


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.  Emergency duties may also include in-state and/or out-of-state deployment.




Other Personal Services (OPS) employment is a temporary employer/employee relationship used solely for accomplishing short term or intermittent tasks.  OPS are at-will employees and are subject to actions such as pay changes, changes to work assignment and terminations at the recommendation of the employer.



•State of Florida 401(a) FICA Alternative Plan- Mandatory

•Workers’ Compensation- Mandatory

•Reemployment Assistance (Unemployment Compensation)- Mandatory

•Participation in state group insurance (upon meeting eligibility requirements.  Consult with People First and/or the serving HR office)

•Deferred Compensation- Voluntary

•Employee Assistance Program- Voluntary



•Any form of paid leave

•Paid holidays

•Participation in the Florida Retirement System

•Reinstatement rights or retention rights.


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: Jacksonville