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SENIOR LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE - 64029099 1

Date:  Jun 25, 2022
Location: 

ST PETERSBURG, FL, US, 33701


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Requisition No: 649023 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: SENIOR LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE - 64029099 1

Position Number: 64029099 

Salary:  $27,040.00 - $35,576.06 annually 

Posting Closing Date: 07/05/2022 

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.

 

Senior Licensed Practical Nurse

 

This is a float position, and the successful incumbent will work with clients in busy DOH clinics, while working within the scope of Florida State and Federal Guidelines and DOH- Pinellas policies and procedures.   Applicants must be willing to travel to five different clinic locations in Pinellas County. 

 

Your Specific Responsibilities:

  • Adult and children’s immunizations
  • Obtain patient medical history and vital signs
  • Case Management
  • Administer medication ordered by the provider
  • Educates and provide information regarding family planning, STD screening and treatment services
  • Respond with other clinical staff to emergency situations that occur in clinic
  • Work with clinic manager to assure efficient clinic flow
  • Utilize an EMR to document client visits
  • Perform EKG’s, Spirometry, and other medical office tests
  • Performs other duties as required
  • Keeps supervisor informed
  • Attends staff meetings as required
  • Attends training for personal and professional growth
  • Meets annual training requirements

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • 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 make sound nursing judgments independently
  • Ability to adapt to necessary changes in duties, duty station, or work hours for the benefit of the agency
  • Ability to deal effectively with customers of various types of backgrounds and cultures.
  • Ability to learn and maintain proficiency of computer skills & new programs required by Medical and Clinical Services divisions
  • Skills in one-on-one interviewing; ability to maintain accurate and appropriate medical documentation in EMR system

 

Qualifications:

Minimum - 

  • Current Florida Nursing License
  • At least 1 year EMR experience 
  • Valid Florida Driver’s License and daily access to reliable transportation or able to obtain within 30 days of hire.
  • Willingness to travel and cover at multiple sites as needed, sometimes with little notice

 

Preferred - 

  • 1 year experience working in a fast-paced medical office.
  • Six months’ experience working in a Primary Care clinic
  • Six months’ experience giving adult and children’s immunizations
  • At least 1 year experience working as an LPN

 

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:

innovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.

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

A accountability: We perform with integrity & respect.

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

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

 

Where You Will Work:

St. Petersburg Center of the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County

205 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr St N

St. Petersburg, Fl 33701

 

Travel throughout Pinellas County to work in 5 different clinics is required for this position

 

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

(For more information, please click www.myfrs.com);

  • Flexible Spending Accounts;
  • Tuition waivers;
  • 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. 

 

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.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  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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