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REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST - 64059219

Date: Dec 5, 2017

Location: MIAMI, FL, US, 33128

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Requisition No: 23022 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST - 64059219

Position Number: 64059219 

Salary:  45,895.00 

Posting Closing Date: 12/22/2017 

OCCUPATION PROFILE

 

JOB FAMILY: HEALTHCARE PRACTITIONERS

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP: DIAGNOSING & TREATMENT PRACTITION, HLTH

OCCUPATION: REGISTERED NURSES 29-1141

BROADBAND LEVELS: Level 2 – Pay Band 008

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Under the general supervision of the Children’s Medical Services Senior Registered Nurse Supervisor, the FTE Registered Nurse Specialist coordinates continuity of care to a caseload of high cost, chronically ill, medically involved children.
 

Care coordination duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Completes a comprehensive nursing history; developing goals and objectives for care; evaluating and revising the plan of care.
  • Coordinates social, health and economic community resources for the family.
  • Serves as a liaison with physicians and health related professionals.
  • Serves as a liaison with school personnel.
  • Provides health related education to teachers and students regarding the needs of the handicapped child.

 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION 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 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 accreditd 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.
  • Knowledge, skills and abilities 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.
  • To safety administer vaccine. The storage of vaccine in appropriate are and temperature must be maintained.

 

EXAMPLES OF JOB CHARACTERISTICS

 

  • Monitor Processes, Material, Surroundings
  • Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, often to detect problems or to find out when things are finished.
  • Documenting/Recording Information
  • Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in either written form or electronic/magnetic recording.
  • Communicating With Other Workers.
  • Providing information to supervisors, fellow workers, and subordinates. This information can be exchanged face-to-face, in writing, or via telephone/electronic transfer.
  • Getting Information Needed to Do the Job.
  • Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
  • Assisting and Caring for Others.
  • Providing assistance or personal care to others.
  • Updating and Using Job-Relevant Knowledge.
  • Keeping up-to-date technically and knowing one's own jobs' and related jobs' functions.
  • Establishing and Maintaining Relationships.
  • Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.
  • Performing physical activities that require moving one's whole body, such as in climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, where the activities often also require considerable use of the arms and legs, such as in the physical handling of materials.Performing General Physical Activities.
  • Decisions and Solving Problems.
  • Combining, evaluating, and reasoning with information and data to make decisions and solve problems. These processes involve making decisions about the relative importance of information and choosing the best solution.
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events.
  • Identifying information received by making estimates or categorizations, recognizing differences or similarities, or sensing changes in circumstances or events.

 
Agency History:

Children’s Medical Services (CMS) is a division of the Florida Department of Health. CMS began over 80 years ago as Florida Crippled Children Hospital; over the years CMS evolved into comprehensive care coordination and now a managed care plan for children and adolescents with special healthcare needs. The agency provides family-centered care coordination and specialty clinic services using a multidisciplinary team approach. CMS serves children and adolescents in the Florida South Region consisting of two counties, operating from two locations in Miami and Marathon. More information about CMS can be found at: http://www.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/childrens-health/cms-plan/ .

 

Salary and Benefits- FTE (Full Time Equivalent):

 

Salary and Benefits:

 

•ANNUAL SALARY RANGE: $45,895.00
•HEALTH INSURANCE: Three plan types are available for full time employees - State PPO Plan, Traditional Health Maintenance Organization (HMO), or Health Investor Health Plan (HIHP).
•STATE LIFE INSURANCE: Provided by the state at no cost to full time employees for basic coverage of $25,000, which is doubled for accidental death. Basic life enrollment is automatic for full time employees.
•ANNUAL LEAVE: Annual leave will be accrued for full time employees as follows:

Months of Service                            Biweekly Accrual

Through 60 months                         4 hours

61 through 120 months                   5 hours

Over 120 months                             6 hours 
•SICK LEAVE: Full time employees are credited with four hours of sick leave per biweekly pay period. There is no limit on the number of sick hours that may accumulate.
•HOLIDAYS: In addition to nine paid holidays per year, full time employees are credited with one personal holiday each year.
•RETIREMENT BENEFITS: Enrollment in the Florida Retirement System (FRS) is compulsory for all eligible employees; employees may not opt out of FRS participation. The FRS is funded by employer contributions, as well as mandatory employee contributions, which are deducted from each pay warrant at a minimum rate of 3% of pre-tax gross compensation.
•TUITION ASSISTANCE: Educational assistance may be available to full-time, salaried employees allowing each state university and state college to waive tuition and fees for employees for up to six credit hours per semester on a space-available basis. The tuition waiver program may be used for up to 18 hours per calendar year.

 

Other Advantages - Both Career Service and OPS Positions

 

WORK HOURS:  Typical work hours are 8 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday, with one hour for lunch, although a flex schedule may be approved if in the best interest of the organization.

 

LOCATION:  Both CMS South Region offices Miami and Marathon are on the east coast of sunny south Florida.

Please Note:

  • Fingerprinting is required of the successful applicant for a sensitive position.
  • Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions.
  • Certain veterans and spouses of veterans receive preference in employment by the state.
  • Only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers will be hired.
  • Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the DOH in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation
  • All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this posting must be verifiable on your State of Florida employment application.
  • Incumbent may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.
  • This position requires a security background check, your social security number to conduct the background check, and participation in direct deposit.
  • 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.
  • Florida Retirement System (FRS) retirees should check with FRS to see how/if current benefits will be affected (retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible).

 

Nearest Major Market:  Miami

 

Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Lauderdale

 

**NOTE: All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida, Employment Application. **

 

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: http://www.sss.gov

 

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. 


Nearest Major Market: Miami

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