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REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST - 64082853

Date: Feb 8, 2018

Location: PANAMA CITY, FL, US, 32404

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Requisition No: 29386 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST - 64082853

Position Number: 64082853 

Salary:  $36,220 

Posting Closing Date: 03/02/2018 

Florida Department of Health- Open Competitive

 

This is a professional nursing position responsible for comprehensive, family centered assessment, care planning, care plan implementation/service coordination, and outcome measurement for medically complex children, birth to 21 years of age, with multiple medical diagnoses.  Professionals occupying this position may carry caseloads between 250-300 patients.  This position reports to the Senior Registered Nurse Supervisor. 

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

Conducts nursing assessments of children with multiple diagnoses and medically complex conditions to include assessments of family strengths, resources, and needs.

 

Accepts referrals for CMS services and screens them for eligibility.  Participates in the application and funding authorization process.

 

Coordinates development of Care Coordination Plan with parent/primary caretaker and other disciplines; assumes responsibility as lead service coordinator when appropriate; assure updates and appropriate distribution of plan.

 

Conducts patient/primary caretaker teaching about medical condition and prescribed treatment and counseling about chronic grief and coping with chronic illness; provides information about maximizing growth and development and accessing all community resources.

 

Continuously assesses community resources and identifies gaps in services; uses innovative and creative strategies for development of needed resources.

 

Regularly monitors and documents patient's/family's progress toward Care Coordination Plan goal achievement and develops creative/innovative strategies to assist in goal achievement.

 

Coordinates appropriate utilization of expanded well check services.

 

Participates in multidisciplinary, comprehensive, subspecialty clinics to include: review of patient's medical record to assure documentation of all interventions and consistency with plan of care; completion of updated nursing history including current medications and immunization status; assessment of current strengths, needs, and condition; participation with physician in physical examination and appropriate well check screening; post-clinic counseling appropriate to the patient's/primary caretaker's needs, developmental level, and unique circumstances.

 

Conducts quality improvement activities.

 

Maintains current knowledge of pediatric community health practice and provides in-services training to co-workers, community agencies, parent support groups and providers to enhance awareness of children's health issues; professionally represents the program on community advisory committees, task forces, work groups, etc. as requested by Nurse Supervisor or Nurse Director.

 

Performs other related duties as requested.

 

**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. 

 

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 or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural.

 

 

 

 

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

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