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Date: Dec 5, 2017

Location: PANAMA CITY, FL, US, 32401

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Requisition No: 25632 

Agency: Department of Health


Position Number: 64081624 

Salary:  $30,000.00 to $37,500.00 

Posting Closing Date: 12/12/2017 

Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.

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. Group 2

Must be in compliance with Bay CHD Operating Policy No. A-005 regarding immunizations.

This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening, and participation in direct deposit. You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct the 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 on 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.

This is a professional nursing position providing enhanced school health services to assigned schools and the students while school is in session, according to the Supplemental School Health Program. The incumbent of this position must come to work and exhibit an attitude of friendliness and eager customer service towards all clients and act respectfully and courteously to fellow employees and clients.  The incumbent in this position is responsible for the integrity and confidentiality of data sets under his/her control. The incumbent needs to possess specific School Health Nursing knowledge and works under indirect supervision.


A. Provides nursing assessments and mandated screenings to identify existing or potential health problems. Any health problems are referred for appropriate follow-up, including home visits as required.

B. Provides nursing services to clients as indicated. These include, but are not limited to immunizations, medications, treatments, laboratory procedures and emergency first aid as needed. 

C. Responsible for on site guidance of those providing technical health support activities including, but not limited to, medication  administration, complex medical procedures, and carbohydrate counting.

D. Maintains updated pertinent health data for student records; reviews health records for identification of health problems which may be preventable, communicable or treatable and may interfere with growth and development or the educational achievement of the student. Completes and annually reviews Individual Health Care Plan as needed.

E. When appropriate, works in health department clinics.

COUNSELING AND EDUCATION: Provides individual counseling for a variety of health topics, including but not limited to pregnancy, sexual abuse, substance abuse, growth and development, physical activity and general health.


A Participates as an active member on school committees that are related to the health of the student and school.

B. Acts as Consultant for screening process required by the School Health Plan. Responsible for rescreens and activities related to follow up process.

C. Conferences and provides case management of clients with appropriate groups or individuals.                                                                       

D. Plans all activities needed to fulfill the requirements of the Supplemental School Health Program.


A. Maintains all required data base information as listed in Plan.                                                                                                                            

B. Maintains student health records and immunization records.                                                                                                                              

C. Participates in Quality Improvement and Reviews.

D. Completes EARS, HMS leave, Go Travel as required. Fulfills requirements for timeliness of data submission and annual report data collection.


A. Participates in staff meetings, staff development and continuing education programs.

B. Assists other school other school health nurses as needed.

C. Performs other duties as required. This position has the “Need to Know” for the following information sets:

Medical records, school health records, nursing logs, medications, lab, X-rays and computer generated/listings.


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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