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Date: Sep 11, 2021

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32308

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Requisition No: 406282 

Agency: Agency for Health Care Administration


Position Number: 68063537 

Salary:  $1,730.77 - $1,775.89 BI WEEKLY 

Posting Closing Date: 09/24/2021 

This position may require extensive travel, including significant overnight travel.

Successful completion of a criminal background investigation is a condition of employment.

The primary function of the Registered Nurse Specialist is to conduct inspections utilizing an established survey process. The survey process includes evaluation of health care facilities for state licensure and federal certification requirements for participation under Medicare/Medicaid.   The incumbent will document findings and complete written reports of survey findings.  The incumbent may be required to perform surveys as an individual, team member or team leader. 

As assigned by management, this position is required to successfully complete the Surveyor Minimum Qualifications Test within the first 12 months of employment as required by Sections 1819(g)(2)(c)(ii) of the Social Security Act, as amended, and Article IV(B) of the Agreement pursuant to Section 1864 of the Social Security Act.

The incumbent must be proficient with computer equipment and software programs, such as Microsoft Word and Outlook, as well as smart phone technology.


AHCA offers an excellent array of benefits, including:

-Health insurance

-Life insurance; $25,000 policy is free plus option to purchase additional life insurance

-Dental, vision and supplemental insurance

-Retirement benefits

-Vacation and sick leave

-Paid holidays

-Opportunities for career advancement

-Tuition waiver for public college courses

-Student loan forgiveness opportunities

-Training opportunities


The incumbent must also be available to work before and after normal work hours including weekends and holidays.


The incumbent will conduct on-site health facility inspections primarily in these 18 panhandle counties located in Northwest Florida: Madison, Taylor, Jefferson, Leon, Wakulla, Gadsden, Liberty, Franklin, Gulf, Calhoun, Jackson, Bay, Washington, Holmes, Walton, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, and Escambia. 



  • Knowledge of nursing principles, practices and techniques.
  • Skill in the use of computer equipment and software to enter, retrieve, and manipulate data required to perform work functions.
  • Ability to coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to interpret rules, regulations, laws, and guidelines relating to health care administration.
  • Ability to evaluate data and make recommendations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to prepare reports.
  • Ability to lift a laptop/ tablet computer and work manuals with or without accommodation.



•Licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in accordance with Florida Statute 464 and two years of licensed professional nursing experience.



Licensed as Registered professional Nurse in accordance with Florida Statute 464 or eligible to practice nursing in accordance with Florida Administrative Code 210-8.27


CONTACT PERSON: Karla J. Beasley or Morgan Johanson at 850-412-4540

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: Tallahassee