Date:  May 22, 2023


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Requisition No: 615942 

Agency: Department of Health


Position Number: 64028897 

Salary:  $1,600 bi-weekly 

Posting Closing Date: 06/15/2023 

Open Competitive


Your Specific Responsibilities:

This is a nursing position in the School Health program providing assessment of student health needs, referrals for services, and liaison between schools, parents and the school district.
Reports directly to the Community Health Nursing Supervisor. Reviews and updates health profiles on children: ranks health problems and notifies school personnel as needed. Reviews health records for student immunization status. Ensures proper management of day-to-day work duties and development of school year plan for ensuring completion of DOH school health functions including screenings and immunization administration for public, charter, and private schools according to deadlines and end of school year. Establishes and maintains effective communication and relationships with DOE school health staff to ensure quality school health services. Serves as resource person for teachers, health aides, students and parents. Coordinates screening and surveillance activities with the Schools. Ensures timely communication of planned screenings and works with school staff in planning and implementing screenings as appropriate. Assists with referrals of individuals and families to appropriate local and state agencies. Contacts private/charter schools yearly regarding mandatory screening services available and required immunizations.
Completes statistical reports and assists DOE school health nurses and documents as required. (School Health Service Plan, Compulsory Report, Annual School Health Service Report, Kindergarten and Seventh Grade Assessment and Validation Report). Prepares and participates in School Health Audit. Performs QI surveys and assists in corresponding reports as necessary. Shares information with on-site school health staff and/or principals as appropriate. Serves as liaison between parents and school regarding medical problems. Assists as a resource for services based on health problems identified as appropriate. Assist in the Immunization Department with vaccines, 680 forms, etc.
May assist in clinic with problems related to school age children; also assists in Florida Department of Health clinics as needed due to absences, illness, event coverage, vacations, etc.. Plans and participates in health promotion and disease prevention programs related to school children, school personnel and the community. Assists with development of educational and training material as appropriate.
Uses automobile as needed and maintains current Florida driver’s license. Maintains record of daily activities and work performed. Performs other related duties as required.
RESPONSIBLE FOR TIMELY SUBMISSION OF TIMESHEETS, EARS AND CERTIFICATION and attending all staff meetings, monthly School Health conference calls and one-on-ones. Completes mandatory trainings as deemed necessary. Provides advanced notice for time requests (2 weeks) unless an emergency.
Information Custodian responsibilities include maintaining information in accordance with state and federal statutes, rules, regulations and Department of Health Security Policy 3 and associated Protocols and Procedures as it relates to information Custodian, Delegation of Authority. This responsibility is to be adhered to 100% of the time.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of nursing principles, practices and techniques. Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology. Ability to administer prescribed medications. Ability to provide direct patient care and treatment. Ability to work with patients having a variety of physical problems. Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with others.




  • Licensed as a LPN in the State of Florida
  • Experience in a Primary Care Medical Office, Pediatric or Hospital setting.
  • Experience documenting and retrieving clinical information in an Electronic Medical Records system.
  • Valid Florida driver's license
  • 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.


Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:


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


To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.


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:

1875 FORTUNE RD, Kissimmee, FL 3744


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

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  • Flexible Spending Accounts;
  • Tuition waivers;
  • And more!

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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. 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 Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions.


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.


Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women.  The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise.  Through the Department's VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country.    


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.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  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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