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Date: Dec 5, 2017

Location: JACKSONVILLE, FL, US, 322011

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Requisition No: 11499 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: SENIOR REGISTERED NURSE - 64003559

Position Number: 64003559 

Salary:  $29,463.72 - $33,600.00 

Posting Closing Date: 12/18/2017 





This is a Senior Registered Nurse position that serves in the Comprehensive, Basic, and Full Service School Nursing Programs providing 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 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.


Other duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • 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.
  • Assesses the home environment through home visits for purpose of promoting understanding of a health problem or behavior if needed.
  • Encourages immunization compliance of all students.
  • Assists school staff in meeting the requirement according to Florida School Health Act. 
  • Gathers records and reports statistical data relating to health concerns and nursing services.
  • Provides assistance of the Adolescent Mobile Health Van within the Full Service Schools, Basic and Comprehensive School Nursing Program.
  • 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 and students concerning health matters.  Assists in planning programs to achieve these goals. 
  • Assists in the orientation and training of new team members.
  • Performs related work as required.
  • Travel in order to perform duties as described. 
  • Attends and participates with in-service education programs for the purpose of keeping abreast of current health knowledge.
  • Access to personal vehicle is required.




  • 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


Must 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.  Must 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.


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.

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. 

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