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Date: May 21, 2020

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Requisition No: 81931 

Agency: Department of Health


Position Number: 64040063 

Salary:  $34,820 - $38,428 (Annually) 

Posting Closing Date: 06/19/2020 



Requisition ID: 81931

Position Number: 64040063

Closing Date: 10/11/2019


The Medical Foster Care Registered Nurse (MFC RN) is a professional nursing position whose responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Become a MFC Parent Pre-Service Training RN and provide this training as needed in the local area;
  • Coordinate MFC services with the local MMA Plan RN care coordinator;
  • Review and ensure up to date MFC plans of care obtained from the MMA plan RN;
  • Verify the child-specific training provided by other entities to the MFC parent and all other caregivers of the child.  For complex interventions, observe return demonstration of the caregiving skills by each caregiver.  For simple interventions, a verbal explanation of the required interventions is sufficient.  This verification is to be completed before the child is cared for by the caregiver;
  • Provide child-specific training, including role-modeling of care giving skills when necessary;
  • Make home and community visits to MFC children and their caregivers;
  • Participate in MFC staff meetings to provide medical updates;
  • Provide child-specific information and education regarding MFC children's health issues to persons with a need to know;
  • Provide information regarding what any caregiver must know to care for the MFC child to the child's foster care case worker for inclusion in the case plan;
  • Provide support to MFC parents, birth families, and adoptive families;
  • Participate in the MFC after-hours on-call schedule;
  • Provide follow-up assistance to the birth or adoptive family for children who have been discharged from the MFC program;
  • Ensure the CMAT has timely updates regarding changes in MFC children's medical conditions and care needs;
  • Provide oversight for the medical components of in-home record keeping and care-giving of MFC parents and provide technical assistance to MFC parents on those skills;
  • Complete a written evaluation of each MFC parent's care giving skills, from a nursing perspective, in coordination with the MFC SW, and
  • Document the above activities in the appropriate records.
  • KSA's including utilization of equipment for the position Include:  ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.  Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.  Ability to collect and organize data.  Ability to access information from computer data systems and websites. Ability to use a computer for word processing, spreadsheets, and database applications.


Position is 100% Telework

On-Call duty requirement

Pediatric experience prefered.

Travel Time (percentage) 5%

This position requires drug test and fingerprinting for background screening.



We request that all applications be completed with People First - no faxed or mailed applications to the agency. 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.


When completing the online application, all gaps of employment or education greater than 90 days starting from high school must be explained (approximate date, month, and year) identifying company name or if unemployed. Incomplete applications will not be considered.


Please be advised:

Florida DOH is an Equal Opportunity Employer/ Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.  Only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers will be hired.


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.


Direct deposit of salary is a condition of employment.


Incumbent may be required to work during 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 to perform other emergency.  Duties including, but not limited to, responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural.


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:


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.


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.


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 Departments 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.

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: Panama City