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Date: Sep 13, 2017

Location: TAMPA, FL, US, 33612

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Requisition No: 19890 

Agency: Department of Health


Position Number: 64067847 

Salary:  $30,622.02 - $93,886.09 

Posting Closing Date: 09/27/2017 

This is a professional nursing position under the supervision of a Senior Registered Nurse Supervisor. The Registered Nurse Specialist is responsible for providing nursing care coordination services for a caseload of medically complex children who are enrolled in the Children's Medical Services Network. This position may also include providing nursing support at specialty clinics.


50%     Provides care coordination services to patients in an assigned caseload which includes performing initial and ongoing nursing and psychological assessments, developing and updating child specific care plans, coordinating all aspects of medical care with the family and provider by making appointments, referrals, assisting family with obtaining equipment, supplies, medications, and services, and providing authorization for CMS funding of needed services when necessary. Makes home, hospital, and/or school visits as indicated. Ensures children have access to a medical home and referrals to specialty care as needed.


50%     Provides counseling, support, and education to patients and families in relation to the diagnosis and treatment.


10%     Coordinates and/or participates in CMS clinics by making patient appointments, completing all pre-clinic paperwork, providing clinical nursing and ensuring recommended treatment plan and follow-up care is provided.


10%     Documents all patient care activities in the CMS record according to established policies and ensures all necessary documentation is shared with appropriate personnel involved in the child's care.


10%     Provides information and participates in any meetings, patient care conferences, CMAT staffings, educational staffings, or provider conferences for the child. Functions as a patient/family advocate and represents the needs of the child in seeking support from community-based agencies.


5%       Works closely with social services staff in identifying and meeting the psychosocial needs of the patient and family.  Makes referrals to the CMS Social Worker and assists with referrals to community agencies.


5%       Other related duties.


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: Tampa

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