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REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST OPS - 60955149

Date: Oct 31, 2021

Location: MACCLENNY, FL, US, 32063

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Requisition No: 313145 

Agency: Children and Families

Working Title: REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST OPS - 60955149

Position Number: 60955149 

Salary:  $32.00 an hour 

Posting Closing Date: 11/30/2021 

Various Shifts available

 

Applicant will be required to be COVID tested and required to where appropriate PPE.

 

 

 

CLASS TITLE: REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST  

ALLOCATION FACTOR(S)

This is nursing work in one of the following areas:  (1) instructing students in nursing education and practices; (2) providing nursing service activities in conjunction with individual, group, and/or rehabilitation therapy counseling; (3) in a psychiatric program; (4) developing and implementing case management plans for home based chronically and/or terminally ill children; (5) providing comprehensive nursing services in a specialized area of practice; (6) providing nursing services in a medical research program; (7) evaluating the appropriateness of medicaid client medical service utilization and correcting any mis-utilization; (8) identifying nursing home applicants who can be maintained in the community, prescribing/coordinating community services and reviewing/evaluating the care and services provided medicaid recipients by long-term facilities; or (9) conducting on-site surveys of health care facilities for compliance with federal and state licensure and certification requirements.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:

(Note: The examples of work as listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. Examples of work performed are not to be used for allocation purposes.)

  • Teaches elementary and advanced nursing arts and methods.
  • Assists in the preparation of lesson plans, tests, and reports of work done by students.
  • Assists in the evaluation and review of student development by observing their work in the class, ward, or clinic.
  • Orients newly admitted students and interviews them in order to give them guidance and counseling.
  • Instructs students in specialized fields of nursing such as medicine, obstetrics, pediatrics, geriatrics, tuberculosis, surgery, and psychiatry.
  • Instructs nonprofessional employees in a variety of professional nursing subjects.
  • Participates in observing patients' physical and behavioral reactions to medications.
  • Provides emergency nursing services through crisis intervention techniques and/or medications as prescribed.
  • Conducts individual, group, family, motivation and drug discussion groups to facilitate patients' rehabilitation.
  • Participates in home visits and crisis intervention to prevent hospitalization.
  • Participates as a member of a multi-disciplinary team in the planning and implementation of treatment for individual patients.
  • Identifies and receives referrals of high-cost, medically dependent children eligible for specialized case management services.
  • Works in conjunction with specialist physicians to ensure compliance with the specialized medical therapeutic plan.
  • Works in conjunction with Children's Medical Services clinic-based nurses to ensure continuity of care and coordination of services.
  • Establishes a comprehensive information base regarding the child's environment from which plans for nursing care and coordination of multi-disciplinary care are developed.
  • Communicates with attending physicians, other health professionals, and agencies to ensure an individualized approach to the child's care.
  • Maintains on-going communication with attending physicians, other health professionals and agencies to ensure coordinated approaches to the child's care.
  • Arranges home visits and performs nursing interventions in the child's home environment.
  • Identifies problems related to the child's illness and compliance with the therapeutic plan; devises plans for resolution.
  • Provides the family with health related information and anticipatory guidance related to the impact of illness on the child's growth and development.
  • Identifies community resources, arranges and coordinates health, education, social, rehabilitative, and economic services for the family, (e.g., EPSDT, Medicaid), Developmental services, Child Protection Teams, Child Advocacy Groups, and/or county school districts.
  • Provides nursing services in a critical or intensive care unit.
  • Provides nursing services in an operating room.
  • Provides nursing services in a psychiatric unit.
  • Performs analyses of medical service utilization habits of Medicaid recipients and counsels and educates recipients on proper health care utilization.
  • Conducts comprehensive assessments of nursing home applicants to determine the most appropriate setting, for the client (i.e., nursing home or community.)
  • Coordinates with other state agencies to ensure that appropriate services are delivered to clients.
  • Provides community service prescriptions to maintain clients in a community environment.
  • Communicates with Medicaid recipient health care providers to ensure appropriate service utilization.
  • Performs related work as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA's) identified in this class specification represent those needed to perform the duties of this class. Additional knowledge, skills and abilities may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)

  • Knowledge of nursing principles, practices and techniques.
  • Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology.
  • Ability to provide emergency nursing services.
  • Ability to participate in the planning and implementing of treatment for patients.
  • Ability to conduct individual and group therapy sessions.
  • Ability to work with patients having a variety of physical or emotional problems.
  • Ability to observe patients' reactions to medications.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to effectively interview and assess the health care of clients.
  • Ability to analyze complex reports and determine the service utilization habits of clients and to evaluate the appropriateness of that utilization.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Licensure 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 and three years of professional nursing experience, including one year of professional experience in a specialty field as determined by the employing agency.
  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in nursing or a related field can substitute for one year of the required general professional nursing experience.
  • A master's degree from an accredited college or university in nursing, nursing education, public health, or a related field can substitute for two years of the required general professional nursing experience.

 

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.


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