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Date: Sep 20, 2019

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Requisition No: 71307 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE - 64041995

Position Number: 64041995 

Salary:  $41,600.00 

Posting Closing Date: 10/18/2019 





State Personnel System Opportunity

Applicants accepted only from employees currently employed in a State Personnel System position. Applicants will not be accepted from those employed outside of the State Personnel System.

Class Title: Community Health Nurse

Base Salary: $41,600.00 to 45,683.81

Location: Florida Department of Health in Seminole County

                 400 W. Airport Blvd

                   Sanford, FL 32773                          


Starting January 1, 2013, tobacco products (use of cigarettes, cigars, pipes, e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products) will not be allowed to be consumed on DOH - Seminole property including buildings (interior and exterior), parking lots, and all vehicles parked in the lots. The incumbent of this position will need to comply with the Tobacco Free policy on any facility, campus, or building that is owned or leased by, or on behalf of, DOH-Seminole including: buildings (interior and exterior), walkways, parking lots, public and private vehicles parked in the lots, and any public sidewalks that fall within the DOH-Seminole facility boundaries. Any person who violates the Tobacco Free policy may be subject to disciplinary action.

**NOTE: All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida, Employment Application. All questions will be verified and must be documented on your application for it to be considered valid.**

Florida Department of Health in Seminole County is looking for a self-motivated, hardworking individual to fill our Community Health Nurse position located in Sanford, FL.


Minimum Qualification

  • Valid state of FLorida Nursing License in good standing
  • Must participate in Emergency Duty



The incumbent for this position represents the agency and its mission and values. This individual would be would be expected to promote cooperation, courtesy and teamwork, in a diverse environment. Work is performed under the supervision of the Community Health Nursing Supervisor.  The incumbent will perform nursing services to clients in the Family Planning, Sexually Transmitted Disease Program as well as Immunizations and School Health physicals.  The incumbent will also participate in Community outreaches as needed and will work as a team member in meeting the Strategic Objectives of the Clinical Department.


Participates in Providing clinical services for Family Planning, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS  within the DOH- Seminole County  according to program specific guidelines.  Interviews, counsels, teaches clients and or family members according to the assessed needs and program requirements. Performs the indicated nursing duties and related activities according to policy and procedure. Assists the physician and administers prescribed medication as ordered. May be required to assist in collecting vital signs and client check-in.  Performs pre and post test counseling for clients requesting HIV testing. May also be assigned to assist with clinical services for HIV clients.  Coordinates with other health disciplines such as Immunizations and Breast and Cervical Cancer early Detection Program (BCCEDP)  to provide optimal client care and  follow up services as needed. Completes Electronic Health record documentation.


Records/documents  according to Health Department policy and procedure. 

May assist with orientation of  new nursing staff  to clinical nursing services. Documents in Electronic Health Record/chart  according to program compliance. Documents Immunizations in Florida Shots.


Participates in quality improvement activities which may include patient record review and audit, clinical team meetings and medication inventory and control.  Identifies and informs supervisor of future clinical needs and opportunities and identifies obstacles and concerns.

Performs other related duties as required. Attends in-services and professional education programs to update clinical knowledge and skills.


Prepares or maintains clinic service areas, equipment, supplies, and supporting inventories. Communicates applicable information to clients/families.

Other duties as required including responding to natural disasters and working in Special Needs Shelters.


Knowledge, skills and abilities: Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position: Knowledge of: medical terminology; Ability to: communicate effectively; maintain accurate and appropriate medical documentation; administer injectable medications or immunizations; follow medical instructions; successfully complete HIV/AIDs 501 training, PPD training, CPR certification, Immunizations Skills, and Immunization Module Training.


Other job-related requirements for this position: 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.


Working Hours: Daily from 8:00am to 5:00pm

This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. A background screening will be completed on each applicant selected for a position designated as "sensitive" and a drug test will be conducted on each applicant selected for positions designated as "safety sensitive" in accordance with department policies (Background Screening DOHP 60-5-08 and Drug Free Workplace DOHP 60-9-99). 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. Incumbent may be required to perform emergency duty before, during and/or beyond normal business hours and/or days. We request that all applications be completed online with People First. No faxed or mailed applications will be accepted by the agency. Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for an interview.


Are you willing to work before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency? This may include working in a special needs or Red Cross shelter, 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? Emergency duties may also include in-state and/or out-of-state deployment.

Do you have a valid state of Florida Nursing License that is in good standing (with no complaints filed through the Florida Board of Nursing)?


Do you have verifiable experience working with any of the following programs: Immunizations, Family Planning, STD, HIV/AIDS?

Do you have verifiable work experience using computer to manager electronic records?

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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