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Date: Oct 22, 2020

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Requisition No: 81241 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS SENIOR REGISTERED NURSE - 64916150

Position Number: 64916150 

Salary:  $25.00/ hour 

Posting Closing Date: 10/30/2020 

The salary for this position is $25.00/hr. and is not negotiable.; 64 hrs. bi-weekly. This is for a three-year grant.



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.

• 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.

• 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.



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


This position requires that the candidate be licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in accordance with Florida Statute 464 or eligible to practice nursing in accordance with Florida Administrative Code 210-8.27.  Have at least one year of registered nursing experience. 


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 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


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.



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