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Date: Jan 5, 2022

Location: SAINT PETERSBURG, FL, US, 33701

The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our E-Verify website.

Requisition No: 437481 

Agency: Department of Health


Position Number: 64003157 

Salary:  $1,840.92 Bi-Weekly 

Posting Closing Date: 01/31/2022 

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County.  If you are looking to establish a successful career in Public Health, you have come to the right place.  Many of our innovative and successful health programs are recognized throughout Florida.  We hope you decide to join our team!  Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for an interview.


Community Health Nursing Supervisor


Your Specific Responsibilities:

  • 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. 


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.
  • 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.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • 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.




  • 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.



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


Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:


To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.


To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.


I nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.

C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.

A ccountability: We perform with integrity & respect.

R esponsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.

E xcellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement.


Where You Will Work:

St. Petersburg Center


St. Petersburg, Florida, 33701


The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

  • Annual and Sick Leave benefits;
  • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year;
  • State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options;
  • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions

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  • Flexible Spending Accounts;
  • Tuition waivers;
  • And more!

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Please be advised:


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. 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: 


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.   


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


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


Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). 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. 


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 Department's 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. 

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