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SENIOR COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING SUPERVIS - 64006919 1

Date: Jan 13, 2021

Location: PINELLAS PARK, FL, US, 33781

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Requisition No: 292521 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: SENIOR COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING SUPERVIS - 64006919 1

Position Number: 64006919 

Salary:  $1,932.97 biweekly 

Posting Closing Date: 01/29/2021 

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Florida Department of Health.  If you looking to build a great career in public health, you've come to the right place.  Many of our innovative and successful programs are recognized throughout Florida.  We hope you decide to join this team and make the Florida Department of Health your employer of choice. 

 

The Department of Health's mission is to protect, promote and improve the health of all people through integrated state, county and community efforts. 

 

Senior Community Health Nursing Supervisor

The successful incumbent will be responsible for supervising staff in Primary Care Clinic, Family Planning, STD, Immunizations and LAB including RN’s, LPN’s, MA’s and Family Support Worker.

 

 

Performs the following Supervision/Coordination Duties:

  • Coordinates multiple clinic activities across supervisory and divisional lines to ensure efficiency between admitting, laboratory, nursing, immunizations and nurse issuance. 
  • Responds to emergencies such and post exposure prophylaxis for needle stick injuries in and outside the building. 
  • Acts as the Center Manager in his/her absence. 
  • Evaluates staff performance through on-site observation, review of records and reports, team meetings and individual conferences. 
  • Attends Quality Assurance/Improvement meetings.  Provides feedback from QA/QI meetings, chart review, etc., through summary to supervisor with identified problems and proposed corrections.  Involves staff in chart review process and other QA activities as needed.  Meets with involved staff to discuss and implement corrective actions.  Documents and monitors results.  Follows and ensures that nursing staff adheres to Nursing Regulations and Technical Assistance Guidelines regarding professional practice and compliance with F.S.464, regarding licensure and safe practices.
  • Plans workload, workflow, deadlines, time utilization, and outcomes with employees and supervisory staff as appropriate.  Cooperates and coordinates with all staff to facilitate client intake, assure maximum productivity and smooth clinic-client flow.  This includes collaboration with admitting/medical records, physicians, practitioners, and laboratory as well as nursing and paraprofessional staff.  

 

Direct Nursing Services/Case Management Duties (as needed):

This is a working supervisor position.  On many days, the successful incumbent will be responsible for the following:

  • Asses and evaluate clients in a variety of settings within the scope of Florida State and Federal guidelines, and Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County policies and the Nurse Practice Act.  Services will be performed and documented accurately utilizing designated electronic medical records and established policies and procedures.
  • Use the nursing process, utilize nursing skills of interview, observation and assessment to determine the medical, social and psychological needs of client/family/community and provides interventions as needed.
  • Provide direct services to clients including:  immunization, administration of ordered medications, pregnancy testing, tuberculosis testing and other testing or services which fall within the nursing practice.
  • Offer a broad range of effective family planning methods and services in the most efficient and effective manner.
  • Counsel clients/family/community in basic health promotion  and risk behaviors, including but not limited to:  communicable disease control, maternal and child health, family planning, nutrition, growth and development,  safety and anticipatory guidance.  Advises and counsels client on health promotion, STD & HIV risk reduction, and care and management of disease.
  • Assist examiners as needed. 
  • Assist in review of electronic laboratory results and provides follow-up and case management following Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County Local Policy.
  • Document all observations and actions accurately utilizing the electronic record, and the Florida Shots Registry.
  • Provide Nurse Issuance of Medications following DOH policy and guidelines, and Florida Department of Health Pinellas County policy.

 

Other Related Duties as Assigned:

  • Assists as needed in all Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County centers based on agency need.
  • Provides professional leadership and nursing care in SNU shelter.
  • Attends annual staff and nursing  inservices and  Nursing Action Team Meetings when scheduled by agency.
  • Obtain all Florida Department of Health and Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County required yearly training.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities needed for the position:

  • Ability to assess clients and make sound nursing judgments independently. 
  • Knowledge of nursing and public health principles, practices & techniques. 
  • Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments. 
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing, utilizing approved DOH abbreviations when documenting in the electronic medical record. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. 
  • Ability to operate a personal computer and accompanying software programs. 
  • Ability to safely administer medications and immunizations within scope of nursing licensure. 
  • Ability to work with persons of a different race, language, culture, or socioeconomic status. 
  • Ability to adapt to necessary changes in duties, duty station, or work hours for the benefit of the agency.
  • Ability to learn and maintain proficiency of computer skills & new programs required by Medical and Clinical Services divisions. 
  • Skilled in one-on-one interviewing; ability to maintain accurate and appropriate medical documentation in EMR system.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current, active Florida Nursing license or a multistate license from another Compact State
  • EMR experience 
  • At least 1 year supervisory/management experience in any type of setting
  • Valid Florida Driver's License with access to private transportation or able to obtain within 30 days of hire.
  • Experience planning and organizing staff and clinic schedules including workflow and assignments. 
  • Experience evaluating staff performance and preparing written performance evaluations
  • Experience counseling nursing and support personnel for professional growth and development. 

 

Other Desirable Qualifications:

  • At least 1 year experience working as a Nursing Supervisor.
  • Experience working in a Public Health Setting

 

Department of Health Career Service employees enjoy the following benefits:
• State of Florida Retirement package - 3% employee contribution required
• 9 Annual paid holidays and 1 personal day
• 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 - State pays 80% of premium
• Life Insurance - $25,000 policy provided for duration of employment
• Additional supplemental insurances available such as dental, disability, etc.
• Tax Deferred Medical and Child Care Reimbursement Accounts available
• Tuition waivers and Nurse’s Forgiveness Program

 

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

Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days

Current State Employees - Salary for current employees is based on employee’s current payband/ paygrade. 

Only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers will be hired.

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, visit http://www.sss.gov.

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.

Fingerprinting is required of the successful applicant for a sensitive position. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) to conduct this background check.

Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions.

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.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Veteran Information: Certain veterans and spouses of veterans receive preference in employment by the state (applies only to positions within the Career Service).

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

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. 

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. 


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