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Date: Nov 18, 2021

Location: PALATKA, FL, US, 32177

The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our E-Verify website.

Requisition No: 472821 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: SENIOR REGISTERED NURSE - 64051831

Position Number: 64051831 

Salary:  $29,463.72-$47,540.92 

Posting Closing Date: 12/25/2021 



Must have a current Florida RN License. Must have at least one year of experience in a clinical setting. Must have experience with electronic health records.  Must have a valid driver's license.  Must have computer knowledge including MS Word, Excel, Internet Browser’s, Outlook. A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in nursing preferred.  At least three years of experience performing nursing duties in a clinic settting preferred.




Overview- This is a highly responsible, flexible, detail-oriented position which requires the nurse to participate in CHD programs, including but not limited to: Immunization, Sexually Transmitted Disease screening and treatment, HIV, Aids Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) and Hepatitis screening & management (when applicable). May assist with the Tuberculosis Control Services Unit if needed. The work will be performed under the direct supervision of the Community Health Nursing Supervisor and the indirect supervision of the Licensed Providers (MD, ARNP, PA, etc.), Director of Nursing and other Administrative staff.


General Duties: Triaging of clients who are walk-in, scheduled and via telephone, to obtain complete medical history, Ht/Wt, Vital signs, administering medications as ordered by provider, venipuncture, specimen collection, Timely, accurate, complete and professional documentation Health Management System (HMS), ability to input, update, extract and view information in applicable software programs as it relates to client care, ensure all services are coded correctly on billing sheet and charges are entered timely, works closely with clerical nursing staff to share information, evaluate and improve services to ensure quality service to clients, completes family planning reports as necessary, provides counseling for pre/post-test risk assessments as needed, assist in data collection, extraction or auditing to remain compliant with state regulations regarding the CHD, completes follow-up calls when clients miss appointments or need further communication or education regarding their recent visit, provides exit interviews with the clinic clients for counseling and health education services, assists with follow-ups for abnormal lab results and case management, provides education to clients regarding current disease processes in manner consistent with their learning ability, coordinates with outside facilities, as well as ancillary departments within the CHD, for interdisciplinary follow-up, referral and individual needs not offered in clinic services (Breast & Cervical, School Health, etc.).


Function independently as licensed provider to provide immunizations and treatments as outlined in established Nursing protocols.


Assist Senior Nurse supervisor with tasks such as medication ordering, inventory, and supply management.


Participate and assist in community outreach events, activities and/or health fairs as coordinated by the Senior Nurse Supervisor.


Perform other related duties as directed.


**NOTE:  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, 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


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.  Emergency duties may also include in-state and/or out-of-state deployment.




Department of Health Career Service employees enjoy the following benefits:


•        State of Florida Retirement package - 3% employee contribution required


•        9 Annual paid holidays


•        Ability to earn 104 hours of paid Annual Leave (annually)


•        Ability to earn 104 Hours of paid Sick Leave (annually)


•        Health insurance for individual or family coverage


•        Life insurance


•        Additional supplemental insurances available such as dental, disability, etc.


•        Tax Deferred Medical and Child Care Reimbursement Accounts available


•        Tuition waiver available



Your take home pay can be significantly influenced by your insurance premiums.  Compare your current premium with the State of Florida employee premiums!


Monthly employee premium for the standard PPO/HMO:


Single coverage is $50


Family coverage is $180


Monthly employee premium for the High Deductible Health Plan PPO/HMO:


Single coverage is $15


Family coverage is $64.30.

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. 

Nearest Major Market: Palatka