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REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST - 67040015 (SUNLAND NURSING - ALL SHIFTS)

Date:  Nov 13, 2022
Location: 

MARIANNA, FL, US, 32446 MARIANNA, FL, US, 32447 MARIANNA, FL, US, 32448


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Requisition No: 719803 

Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Working Title: REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST - 67040015 (SUNLAND NURSING - ALL SHIFTS)

Position Number: 67040015 

Salary:  $58,033.95 - $70,113.42 Annually 

Posting Closing Date: 12/07/2022 

Agency for Persons with Disabilities - Sunland - Registered Nurse Specialist - Career Service

Average Annual Salary: $58,033.95 - $70,113.42

Salary is based on years of experience

This advertisement is for multiple vacancies on all shifts

MONDAY- FRIDAY ALTERNATING WEEKENDS (split shift, rotation, etc.)

Description

The incumbent assigned to this position is responsible for the professional nursing care, health, safety, and well-being of residents of Sunland Center. Specific duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

 

Performs direct nursing care functions as ordered/prescribed and in compliance with applicable policies. Ensures all treatments ordered by providers are carried out as prescribed. Serves as charge person in management for medical/psychiatric emergencies (i.e., Oxygen, Suction. CPR, Splints, Documentation of event, etc.) pending the arrival of the attending physician/EMS. Assesses and documents assessment of all resident complaints, reported or recognized changes in condition.  Ensures appropriate referrals to providers for residents requiring a higher level of care. Completes nursing portion of incident reports.

 

Timely and accurately completes administration of medications and treatments as ordered by the provider, adhering to established Policy/Procedure. Documents administration on Medication Administration Record. Observes for effectiveness and adverse reactions of medications. Reports medication variances and ensures appropriate evaluation and follow up of resident. Performs quality control protocols on medications received from pharmacy against physician orders to ensure accuracy. Reviews MARS when updated monthly for accuracy, corrects any discrepancies prior to administration of medication to residents.

 

Writes/composes documents in compliance with professional nursing standards, Sunland nursing policies and procedures and integrated services to provide a base of information to ensure quality resident care.  Participates in appropriate audit/survey processes. Ensures/gives/receives reports of incidents, illness, and other relevant data pertaining to resident care with appropriate documentation, at beginning and end of shift to ensure continuity of resident care. Makes notations in the patient charts and communicates orders for diet, laboratory, x-ray studies and other medical treatments. Completes Active Treatment Plans, Support Plans, as assigned and within required time frames. For the assigned caseload monitors and tracks ordering and completion of required lab or other diagnostic test and ensures test are rescheduled when refused or missed, completion of ordered consults. Completes required assessments such as DISCUS, MOSES, Fall risk, BRADEN Scale. Utilizes Professional Nursing Standards and applicable Sunland Operating Procedures in the application of the nursing process including assessing residents needs/issues and environment; planning and coordinating care with residents’ input; implementing Physician’s orders and treatments; signing off physician orders, evaluating nursing care and resident outcome; Maintain a safe environment for the residents

 

Maintains the security/safety and health of residents in accordance with APD/Unit protocols. Provides in-service training to staff in areas of identified risk for individual residents.

 

Ensures medical areas are kept neat, clean, and orderly.  Ensures that all medical supplies are checked weekly for expiration; Immunizations and Insulin’s are discarded upon date of expiration; Ensures that Sunland Infection Control Policies/Procedures are followed as prescribed to manage infection and maintain the safety and wellbeing of residents and staff.

 

Performs other related duties as directed or required

 

Minimum Requirements

  • 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.

 

 

Experience, education, and/or training used to meet the minimum qualifications and in response to the qualifying questions must be verifiable through information contained in your application.

 

This position may be required to perform essential services before, during, and after an emergency per APD OP 2-0035.

 

This position is critical to the safety and supervision of residents and may require the incumbent to work beyond their normal work schedule to maintain minimum coverage levels in the facility.

 

Knowledge, skills, and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:

  • 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.

 

 

Recruiting Contact:

Lizzie Holland 

Human Resource Specialist

Recruitment Manager

Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Sunland Center – Marianna

3700 Williams Drive

Marianna, FL 32446

Office (850)482.9232

Fax (850)482.9814

E-mail Lizzie.Holland@apdcares.org

 

Direct Deposit Program 

As a condition of employment, a person appointed to a position in State government is required to participate in the Direct Deposit Program.

 

BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT:

It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities that applicants for employment undergo Level 2 employment screening in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, as a condition of employment or being permitted to serve as a volunteer. No applicant for a designated position will be employed or permitted to volunteer until the Level 2 screening results are received, reviewed, and approved by the Agency.

 

Level 2 background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for Statewide criminal and juvenile records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and Federal criminal records checks through the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and may include local criminal records checks through local law enforcement agencies.

 

THIS POSITION REQUIRES A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION INCLUDING FINGERPRINTING, PURSUANT TO S. 110.1127(1), FLORIDA STATUTES.

WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S.  APD PARTICIPATES IN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-VERIFY). E-VERIFY IS A PROGRAM THAT ELECTRONICALLY CONFIRMS AN EMPLOYEE’S ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).

 

ALL APPLICANTS SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE APPLICATION PROCESS.  IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-7287. RESPONSES TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS ARE REQUIRED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. ANSWERS TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS MUST BE VERIFIABLE BASED ON YOUR SUBMITTED APPLICATION.

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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