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NURSING PROGRAM SPECIALIST - 64031532 1 1 1

Date: Sep 15, 2020

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Requisition No: 227122 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: NURSING PROGRAM SPECIALIST - 64031532 1 1 1

Position Number: 64031532 

Salary:  $1594.15 Bi- Weekly 

Posting Closing Date: 09/28/2020 

NURSE PROGRAM SPECIALIST

Opioid Prevention Initiative Nurse (Full Time Position)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • FL Licensed Registered Nurse or Multistate Compact License
  • BSN or Bachelor degree in Nursing or Health related field
  • 3 Years Nursing experience
  • Emergency Duty
  • Valid Driver's License, if out of state, a Valid Florida Driver's License is required within 30 days of hire

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Public Health/Community Health
  • Experience working in a substance abuse or prevention program
  • Experience working with healthcare providers and community coalitions
  • Experience with a targeted social media campaign, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter and Facebook
  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and present substance abuse health education and activities for public school students
  • Assess students’ understanding of substance abuse before program presentation
  • Develop age/grade appropriate materials for presentation: Pre-K through 12th Grade
  • Determine students’ understanding of substance abuse after presentation
  • Plan and develop further informational presentation for students as necessary
  • Assess community activity related to substance abuse prevention programs
  • Determine community public/private interest in substance abuse prevention programs
  • Develop coalition of interested community parties to establish a cohesive and collaborative community informational program
  • Promote coalition actions, scheduling and activities
  • 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.

If you have difficulty applying for this position, please contact People First at 877-562-7287 for assistance. 

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.


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    Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process. Applicants selected to participate in the skills verification and/or interview process will be contacted by telephone, so please make sure your contact information on the People First Staffing System is current and accurate.
      
    Department of Health Career Service employees enjoy the following benefits:
    •        State of Florida Retirement package - 3% employee contribution required
    •        9 Annual paid holidays
    •        Ability to earn 104 hours of paid Annual Leave (annually)
    •        Ability to earn 104 Hours of paid Sick Leave (annually)
    •        Health insurance for individual or family coverage
    •        Life insurance
    •        Additional supplemental insurances available such as dental, disability, etc.
    •        Tax Deferred Medical and Child Care Reimbursement Accounts available
    •        Tuition waiver available 
    Your take home pay can be significantly influenced by your insurance premiums.  Compare your current premium with the State of Florida employee premiums!
    Monthly employee premium for the standard PPO/HMO:
    Single coverage is $50
    Family coverage is $180
     Monthly employee premium for the High Deductible Health Plan PPO/HMO:
    Single coverage is $15
    Family coverage is $64.30
     
    This posting could be used to fill future vacancies
     
    This posting may fill multiple positions
     
    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.
     

If you have difficulty applying for this position, please contact People First at 877-562-7287 for assistance.


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.

 

Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, applicants eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in
employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. However, applicants claiming Veterans’
Preference must attach supporting documentation with each application 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. Candidates claiming VP have 5 business days following the date of the
request to submit the necessary documentation required to move forward with applying for Veterans’ Preference.

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: Melbourne