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OPS SENIOR COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE - 64858203

Date:  Sep 9, 2022
Location: 

NORTH FORT MYERS, FL, US, 33903


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Requisition No: 702795 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS SENIOR COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE - 64858203

Position Number: 64858203 

Salary:  $30.00 per hour 

Posting Closing Date: 10/01/2022 

*Open Competitive Other Personal Services (OPS) Position for the Department of Health in Lee County.*

 

Your Specific Responsibilities:

 

This is a Senior Community Health Nurse with the Florida Department of Health in Lee County. The incumbent provides public health nursing services for clients in FDOH -Lee clinics. This position is classified as a sensitive position. Incumbent handles protected health information on a need to know basis following Department of Health, HIPAA and Information Security and privacy policy. Employee abides by State/Federal laws governing health information. Responsible to maintain confidentiality, security, privacy and integrity of protected health information. Refers and utilizes DOH 50-10-05. This position has access to the following information sets: Medical Records, Laboratory Reports, Immunizations, and the electronic health records system.

 

CLINIC SERVICES:

Promotes and maintains health of individuals, families, and the community through appropriate preventative and rehabilitative measures. Provides comprehensive nursing in all FDOH Lee clinics and community settings as warranted. These services include: childhood and adult immunizations, reproductive health services, counseling/testing, health screening, health education, referrals and follow-up of the referrals, timely and thorough documentation, and collection of laboratory specimens.

 

SUPPORT SERVICES:

Maintains comprehensive quality records, collects and reports pertinent data to advanced practice registered nurses and physicians; provides appropriate case follow-up; participates in case conferences; confers with other professionals; formulates and evaluates care plans, assists in record reviews; recognizes and understands the changes in the community and nursing practice which affects community health unit programs/plans; serves as staff advisor to student affiliates and new staff nurses.

 

Manages any medications in the drug room, maintaining adequate inventory and working with supervisor for ordering medications as needed.  Keeps drug room organized.

 

Assists with health fairs, community organizations, and specific public health events as requested. Prepares reports or other required data within specified time frames. Attends pertinent conferences as requested or permitted.

 

Prepares biweekly leave/attendance records and daily employee activity records (EARs).  Performs related work as required.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

 

  • Knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of nursing
  • Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology
  • Knowledge of correct spelling, punctuation and grammar usage
  • Knowledge of standard business formats and styles for letters and business forms
  • Cultural competency
  • Skill in operating a personal computer
  • Ability to administer vaccinations
  • Ability to work with patients
  • Ability to follow office procedures and practices
  • Ability to organize and maintain filing systems
  • Ability to handle telephone calls in a courteous and effective manner
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments and communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with others
  • Ability to understand, interpret and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Ability to prioritize individual workload
  • Ability to frequently bend, kneel, reach, and sit or stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to frequently use telephone, computer, copier and small hand tools, i.e.; stapler, scissors, etc.
  • Ability to work with occasional loud noises
  • Ability to locate information that is listed alphabetically & numerically
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Ability to review data for accuracy & completeness
  • Ability to work independently or with minimal supervision
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations.

 

Qualifications:

MINIMUM

  • Licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in accordance with Chapter 464, Florida Statues or eligible to practice nursing in accordance with Florida Administrative Code 210-8.22 or 8.27.

 

JOB-RELATED REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POSITION:

  • Incumbent may be required to work before, during and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency.  Emergency duty required of the incumbent includes working in special needs or Red Cross shelters, or performing other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural.
  • This position will abide by all state and federal laws, rules, and DOH policies and procedures.
  • Incumbent must possess a valid Florida Driver License and have a reliable motor vehicle to carry out these duties.
  • Selected immunizations or titers and/or periodic screening for tuberculosis may be recommended for this position.

 

Working hours: (A) Varies daily between 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. based on agency needs. (B) Total hours in workweek 40.     (C) Explain any variation in work (split shift, rotation, etc.) Incumbent may be required to work additional hours if needed.

 

Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:

 

Mission:

To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.

 

Vision:

To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.

 

Values:

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:

Fort Myers

 

The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

 

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. As an OPS employee, the benefits below are available:

  • State of Florida 401(a) FICA Alternative Plan (mandatory)
  • Participation in state group insurance (upon meeting eligibility requirements.  Consult with People First and/or the serving HR office)
  • Workers’ Compensation (mandatory, if needed)
  • Reemployment Assistance (Unemployment Compensation) (mandatory, if needed)
  • Deferred Compensation (voluntary)
  • Employee Assistance Program (voluntary)
  • And more!

For a more complete list of benefits, including monthly costs, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.

 

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: 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. 

 

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.


Nearest Major Market: Fort Myers
Nearest Secondary Market: Cape Coral