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Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location: MONTICELLO, FL, US, 32344

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Requisition No: 477541 

Agency: Department of Health


Position Number: 64060860 

Salary:  $55,000 - $90,000 

Posting Closing Date: 01/02/2022 

Salary for this position is contingent on licensure and experience:

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse: $75,000 - $90,000

Registered Nurse: $55,000 - $65,000


This position is responsible for the supervision of staff Including appraisals, planning and directing their work, approving leave and having the authority for hiring and taking disciplinary action or effectively recommending such actions. This is clinical and administrative nursing work planning and directing the public health nursing programs of the Jefferson County Health Department (CHD). The incumbent in this position performs duties that include but are not limited to the following:


Supervisory duties and responsibilities: Supervise all nursing personnel and nursing support personnel assigned to the Jefferson CHD. Oversees nursing students while conducting clinical rotations from universities and colleges while in the CHD clinic. The Community Health Nursing Director (CHND) is responsible for all supervisory duties including, but not limited to, hiring and selection, developing performance plans, conducting performance appraisals, planning and directing subordinate work, approving timesheets and leave timely, and taking disciplinary action as appropriate. Motivates employees to improve the quality and quantity of work performed. Determines work priorities and plans workloads, workflows, and time utilization with employees. Assigns work and reviews for completion, accuracy and quality. Communicates with employees on a regular basis providing methods for performing an effective & efficient job. Performs annual performance reviews. Reviews administrative policies, procedures, guidelines and related directives to be implemented; evaluates impact on operations; identifies potential problems; recommends appropriate action. Identifies statewide operational problems in the implementation of administrative services policies and procedures or program policies and procedures. Ensures Employee Activity Records and Client Service Records are completed in an accurate and timely manner by the incumbent and all employees under their direct and indirect supervision.


Supervision of clinic operations: Oversees all clinic operations, including daily clinical activities, including clinic and provider schedules, equipment maintenance, and clinic supplies inventory. Ensures CHD clinic programs meet all state requirements, including complying with reporting requirements and coordinating site visits and program audits. CHND is responsible for the preparation of clinical coverage schedules, monitoring clinical activities to determine optimum patient flow, and resolving clinical problems as they arise. CHND plans, promotes and implements public health nursing and school health nursing programs in accordance with Florida Statutes (FS) and DOH administrative rules; program manuals; DOH guidebook; and protocol policies, procedures and directives.


Serves as clinical nurse, to ensure that clients are served as promptly and effectively as possible. Conducts skilled nursing assessments through observation, interviews and record analysis. Administers services and treatments under medical direction, following written protocols and procedures of the CHD and State Health Office. Assists provider with examinations and treatments and conducts patient follow-up as indicated ensuring complete and accurate documentation on all patients. Obtains laboratory specimens and performs diagnostic tests following written guidelines and procedures. Provides patient referrals to other agencies and clinics. Assures standardization of medical record documentation. Triages incoming phone calls.


Maintains pharmacy room medication inventory per DOH policies and procedures. Ensures medications, immunizations, and supplies are requisitioned and stocked per DOH program guidelines. 


Other core public health services: Provides clinical leadership to all other health and wellness CHD programs – Healthy Start, Healthiest Weight, School Health, Tobacco, Sexual Risk Avoidance, Public Health Preparedness, Environmental Health and the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) Partners to enhance prevention and wellness promotion messages. Provides presentations for and coordinates special event participation in health fairs, educational activities and community events.  


Serves as the lead contact epidemiological nurse and Tuberculosis (TB) nurse. Coordinates investigations/surveillance reports from local physicians and hospital as well as other private providers. Oversees submission of data to state health office and complies with communicable disease reporting requirements and TB reporting. Oversees the immunization program and Florida AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP). Collaborates with Environmental Health staff on food borne and waterborne investigations. Maintains County Health Department database through the Merlin System, TB Reporting system, Florida SHOTS. and the ADAP System. Participates in strategic planning and other accreditation activities, including implementation of Quality Improvement (QI) projects.


Develops collaborative relationships with people both internal and external to the organization to ensure active communication and effective operation of the Clinic and related programs. Provide program planning and daily management of the programs including quality improvement activities. Plans budgets, authorizes expenditures and coordinates or prepares financial reports for clinic programs. Prepares status reports of the program and services.


Participates in Public Health Accreditation Board and QI activities to assess program effectiveness and ensure standards and program guidelines are met. Provides ongoing assessment of community resources and attends and participates in staff meetings, case reviews and in-services. Readily accepts assignments to QI subcommittees. Coordinates with Medical Director in developing and updating clinical protocols.


Other:  Attends workshops, meetings, seminars and in services for professional growth and development. Maintains continuation credits and re-licensure. Maintains current CPR card. Maintains records with proper documentation by recording all services and interactions with patients. Maintains leave and attendance records and submits to appropriate supervisor in a timely manner. Performs other related duties as assigned.

The incumbent in this position is responsible for the integrity and security of data sets under his or her control.

This position requires travel.  A valid driver license is required.  Vehicle not provided by State. 


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of software to enhance the productivity of the CHD Programs

Knowledge, skills, and abilities to meet the core competencies regarding budget responsibilities and the computer skills to navigate the budget.



Must have either a Registered Nurse license that is active in the state Florida or an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse license that is active in the state of Florida.

Where You Will Work:

Jefferson County, Florida

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.


I 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.


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.


The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace. 


Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). 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. 


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.

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