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OPS ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE S - 64952274 1

Date: Nov 27, 2021

Location: SAINT PETERSBURG, FL, US, 33701

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Requisition No: 454541 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE S - 64952274 1

Position Number: 64952274 

Salary:  $40.00 per hour 

Posting Closing Date: 12/30/2021 

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.

 

OPS Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

The OPS Advanced Practice Registered Nurse is responsible for providing comprehensive health care to clients, including diagnosing and treating acute, episodic, and chronic illness and helping to prevent diseases and injuries as part of a medical home team. Monitoring and oversight includes an established quality improvement process with ongoing chart review, including peer review.

 

Your Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provide comprehensive health care to clients attending Primary Care clinics. 
  • Prescribe medication dosages, routes, and frequencies based on patient characteristics such as age and gender.
  • Order, perform, interpret and/or evaluate the results of diagnostic tests, such as urinalysis, smears, complete blood counts (CBCs), electrocardiograms (EKGs), and radiographs (x-rays) to identify and assess patient's condition.
  • Analyze and interpret patient histories, symptoms, physical findings, or diagnostic information to develop appropriate diagnoses.
  • Develop treatment plans based on scientific rationale, standards of care, and professional practice guidelines.
  • Diagnose or treat acute health care problems such as illnesses, infections, or injuries.
  • Prescribe medications based on efficacy, safety, and cost as legally authorized.
  • Counsel patients about drug regimens and possible side effects or interactions with other substances such as food supplements, over-the-counter (OTC) medications, or herbal remedies.
  • Recommend interventions to modify behavior associated with health risks.
  • Educate patients about self-management of acute or chronic illnesses, tailoring instructions to patients' individual circumstances.
  • Prescribe or recommend medications or other forms of treatment.
  • Makes appropriate referrals for specialty care.
  • Provide case management and consultation for staff. 
  • Coordinate patient care activities with physician and/or involved staff. 
  • Instruct on topics such as health education and disease prevention.
  • Participate in quality assurance activities including meetings and peer review.
  • Ensure cooperation and coordination between Clinical Services Division, Disease Control and other divisions regarding clinical issues. 
  • Comply with HEDIS measure, Meaningful Use standards, productivity standards, and selected goals for quality of care.

 

Required Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology
  • Ability to identify and evaluate illnesses
  • Ability to manage the care of patients
  • Ability to work with patients having a variety of physical problems
  • Ability to use judgment and decision-making
  • Ability to use critical thinking
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Skill in the operation of a computer and various software programs

 

Qualifications:

Minimum-

  • Clear and active license in the state of Florida to practice as an ARNP
  • Current active Florida Nursing License or a multistate license from another compact state
  • Extensive computer skills including the use of an electronic health record (EHR)
  • One year experience working as an APRN

 

Preferred-

  • 3 or more years of experience in Internal or Family Medicine clinic setting
  • Experience working in a public health setting

 

 Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:

Mission:

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

Vision:

To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.

Values:

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:

Various DOH Pinellas clinic locations

 

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:

  • State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options;
  • Retirement plan options
  • And more!

For a more complete list of benefits, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.

 

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: 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.   

 

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. 

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.


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