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Registered Nurse- 64001917

Date: Feb 9, 2018

Location: PORT SAINT JOE, FL, US, 32456

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Requisition No: 26234 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: Registered Nurse- 64001917

Position Number: 64001917 

Salary:  $44,279.04 

Posting Closing Date: 02/22/2018 



This is a registered nursing position, under the supervision of the Sr. Community Health Nursing Director.  Duties and responsibilities performed may include, but is not limited to: obtaining vital signs, preparing the client for exams, administration of medications, obtaining a health history, providing health education, performing risk assessments and collecting and preparing specimens for laboratory testing.  Nursing duties are provided according to agency policy.  Performance is evaluated based upon observation of work performed, conferences, reports and program outcomes.  Frequent communication with supervisor about performance is expected and will result in a detailed performance evaluation.


Works in an integrated clinic performing duties such as, but not limited to, the administration of immunizations and medications, performing venipunctures, obtaining specimens for laboratory testing, obtaining a health history, provide health education, conduct risk assessments related to domestic violence, lead, HIV and TB exposure.  Communicates in a pleasant and professional manner to the client and staff.


Observes patient symptoms, and reactions to treatment.  Provides documentation and updates in the electronic medical record.  Provides education and counseling to the client that is appropriate for his/her understanding.  Assists provider in clinic.


Works in collaboration with other members of the health care team to provide quality care in an effective manner, which meets the client’s health care needs.  Serves as a resource to other staff and the community.  Responsible for completing assigned work on time.  Makes referrals and follows up with actions as directed by provider.


Performs other job related duties as delegated by the nursing supervisor as required in support of the Agency’s vision and mission.  Participates in workshops, in services, conferences, meetings and other activities related to public health. Participates in cross training and staff development activities for the purpose of career development. May be called upon to work in disaster shelters in time of natural disasters/emergencies and perform other emergency work as required.

Responsible for completing assigned work on time.  Responsible for entering EARs service and time data into HMS system accurately according to DOH requirements. 


Security/Information Access:  This position has the “Need to Know” for the following information sets:  Immunization records, medical records, WIC records, pharmacy records, Healthy Start records, and billing records.



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 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.


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


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

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