Date:  Nov 21, 2023

LARGO, FL, US, 33771

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Requisition No: 817463 

Agency: Department of Health


Position Number: 64031064 

Salary:  $2275-$2769.23 bi-weekly 

Posting Closing Date: 12/27/2023 


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.


Department of Health in Pinellas

Assistant Community Health Nursing Director


Your specific responsibilities:

Successful incumbent will work as the Center Manager at the Mid County  Health Department and will be responsible for working with physicians, nursing staff, other paraprofessionals including staff from other programs and divisions using independent judgment. Successful incumbent will be responsible for some facilities/building oversite.  This is a working supervisor positon that will require the successful incumbent to fill in as needed. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Supervisory duties including, but not limited to, hiring and selection, training, developing performance plans, conducting performance appraisals, planning and directing their work, approving leave, and taking disciplinary action as appropriate.
  • Coordinating multiple clinic and activities across supervisory and divisional lines to ensure efficiency between admitting, laboratory, clinics, nursing, immunizations and nurse issuance. 
  • Ensuring that nursing staff adheres to Nursing Regulations and Technical Assistance Guideline regarding professional practice and compliance with F.S.464, regarding licensure and safe practices.
  • Distributing program information to staff and ensuring implementation of new policies and procedures policies. 
  • Ensuring program objectives are met by monitoring data and conducting routine chart review using chart audit tools and other processes as needed.
  • Monitoring for accurate data entry into the electronic health record to meet all required reporting and productivity standards. Shares results with involved staff and implements corrective action as needed.
  • Monitors clinic flow and makes all required adjustments to maintain efficiency, while providing the highest quality of care.
  • Monitors the capacity and demand of the clinic and evaluates the productivity of all staff within the Center.
  • Assist with reports, meetings and special projects as assigned. Assists in budget planning by identifying budget needs in assigned work area. 
  • Performs clinic and clerical duties as needed in times of high volume and staffing shortages
  • Respond to emergencies such as band aids and post exposure prophylaxis for blood borne pathogen incidents in and outside the building.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Skill in use of a personal computer
  • Knowledge of patient confidentiality laws 
  • Use multiple computer programs and software such as Microsoft office to retrieve and/or input data. 
  • Independent problem solving skills
  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with others 
  • Ability to manage diverse Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to work with persons of a different race, language, culture, or socioeconomic status.
  • Ability to collect and analyze data. Ability to apply rules, regulations policies and procedures




Minimum - 

  • Current, active Florida Nursing license or a multistate license from another Compact State
  • Experience planning and organizing staff and clinic schedules including workflow and assignments
  • One year experience using an EMR. 
  • One year supervisory/management experience in any type of setting
  • Valid Florida Driver’s License with access to private transportation or able to obtain within 30 days of hire.

Preferred - 

  • Experience working in a public health environment
  • Trained or in the process of being trained to work as an RN STD Clinician
  • Experience providing client services in a Family Planning, STD and Immunization Clinics
  • Experience supervising clinic support staff and/or nurses 


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:

Mid County Health Department


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. 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.


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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