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COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING SUPERVISOR - 64002722

Date: Aug 9, 2020

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Requisition No: 190582 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING SUPERVISOR - 64002722

Position Number: 64002722 

Salary:  $50,000 - $52,000 

Posting Closing Date: 08/14/2020 

DESCRIPTION:

The Community Health Nursing Supervisor is a Career Service position with the Florida Department of Health in Highlands County.  The incumbent in this position will perform health services as assigned in the School Health Program, under the direct supervision of the Senior Community Health Nurse Supervisor.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Incumbent must hold a current, active Florida Nursing license or a multistate license from another Compact State. Incumbent must have at least one-year experience in supervising staff, and recent clinical experience. Incumbent must possess a valid Florida Driver License and have a motor vehicle to carry out these duties. This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check. 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.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:

Provide nursing assessments of students referred by school health staff, school personnel, and parents.  Provide parent teacher conferences as needed at assigned schools and as needed at other designated schools.  Make appropriate referrals to physicians and other agencies.  Provide follow-up of referrals.  Participate in staffing for Exceptional Education Programming, perform and supervise medical services to medically complex students as needed, and supervise the dispensation of medication for all students as prescribed at assigned schools and as needed at other designated schools. Provides excellent customer service, phone etiquette and complaint management as defined by the Highlands County Health Department Policies and Procedures #01 Customer service and #02 Phone Etiquette Standards (copies provided to employee)

 

Train and supervise Health room staff in the schools assigned, in all aspects of school health support duties, including screening programs, first aid, CPR, etc.  Will provide and directly or indirectly supervise services to students on a day to day basis in the health rooms.  Will review student health records and develop care plans for students with chronic health issues as needed. 

 

Will assure that mandated services such as annual screenings and health education are performed at appropriate grade levels.  Plan and oversee implementation of health promotion, prevention, and educational programs in the schools assigned.  Will assist instructional personnel with curriculum and presentations in classroom setting.  Will participate as assigned in work groups and/or committees of other community agencies whose activities impact school health, i.e. Healthy Start Community Action Groups, School Health Advisory Committees, etc. Will participate in Parent Teacher Organization and other school committees dealing with health as assigned by supervisor.

 

Prepare Annual School Health Report for each assigned school and participate in preparation of County report.  Participate in planning and implementation of School Policies and Procedures for the County School Health program.  Maintain appropriate, accurate, and up-to-date records of work performed and services provided.  Participate in educational, professional and community activities to enhance personal development that will result in improvement in the delivery of service. 

 

Participate in interviewing and hiring process for new hires in School Health as assigned. Collaborate in training and staff development as assigned.  Attends selected training workshops and in-service programs, team and staff meetings, and training programs.  Works cooperatively with others, keeps others informed of necessary and information, and works together as opposed to working separately.  Facilitates the operation of a team of which he/she is a part and fosters teamwork across the work units.  Encourages open communication and coordination between all members of the health care team.  Communicates clearly and listens effectively; deals effectively with conflict, and avoids negative gossip.  Maintains the highest standards of professional conduct and ensures confidentiality at all times.  Shares information only when the recipient’s right to access is clearly established and the sharing of such information is clearly in the best interest of the client.

 

Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor.  This individual will be responsible for all supervisory duties including, but not limited to, hiring and selection, developing performance plans, conducting performance appraisals, planning and directing their work, approving leave, and taking disciplinary action as appropriate.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES ESSENTIAL TO THIS ROLE:

  • BSN (preferred), ADN, or Diploma RN with at least 1 years of recent clinical experience.
  • Supervisory experience at least one year.
  • Experience providing nursing services to pediatric, adolescent population.
  • Knowledge of basic physical and developmental stages of children and adolescents.
  • Knowledge of Immunization requirements and other school entry requirements.
  • Comprehensive physical assessment skills.
  • Skill in performing vision, hearing, growth and development and scoliosis screenings.
  • Skilled in written and oral communication.
  • Skilled in basic computer use.
  • Problem solving Skills.
  • Organizational Skills.
  • Ability to assess screening results to determine normal values.
  • Ability in health education presentations in the classroom or individual settings.
  • Ability to use knowledge and skills to access appropriate referral sources in the community.

 

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 (DOH) 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.  Certain veterans and spouses of veterans deemed eligible will receive preference in employment by the state (applies only to Career Service (CS) positions).

Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, eligible veterans and spouses of veterans will receive preference in employment and are encouraged to apply. For applicants claiming Veterans' Preference, please attach supporting documentation that includes character of service (for example, DD form 214 Member Copy #4) when you apply for a vacancy. Applicants may upload their supporting documentation to People First when applying. All documentation is due by the closing date of the job announcement.

  • ** 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. Fingerprinting is required of the successful applicant for a sensitive position. Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration.
  • 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.  Only U. S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers will be hired.
  • 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 DOH in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

If there are any problems applying online please call People First Staffing Administration: (877) 562-7287 Service Center hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET. TTY users call (866) 221-0268.

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: Central Florida
Nearest Secondary Market: Sebring