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OPS ADVANCED PRACTICE RN SPECIALIST - 64950174

Date:  Jun 22, 2022
Location: 

WEST PALM BEACH, FL, US, 33407


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Requisition No: 634877 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS ADVANCED PRACTICE RN SPECIALIST - 64950174

Position Number: 64950174 

Salary:  $47.19 per hour 

Posting Closing Date: 07/05/2022 

Open Competitive Opportunity 

Specific Responsibilities:

This is an independent OPS Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) at the West Palm Beach Health Center providing services in a health clinic to a low and high-risk urban population. Services will be provided in the Maternity Clinic and Family Planning Clinic. Work is performed under the supervision of the Health Center Administrator- SES. This position must travel to provide services at another satellite Center. This position is designated as a sensitive position and required to maintain confidential information in accordance with the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) Palm Beach County (PBC) Information Security Policy, Protocols and Procedures.

 

Performs a complete physical appraisal of Maternity and Family Planning and STD patients appropriate to background and training. Complies and evaluates medical histories and physical findings in the patient medical record. Identifies and evaluates problems presented by patients. Initiates treatment according to established protocols. Monitors medications and alters medication according to variation patient's response within established protocols, such as but not limited to pelvic exams, pap smears, venipuncture, skin tests, cultures and smears, IUD insertion and removal, Colposcopy procedures, insertion and removal of Nexplanon birth control method.

 

Perform Test and Treat. Manage and treat Prep patients. Plans and conducts health education for patients and family and includes educational concepts in all phases of health care provided. Maintain Follow up labs and refers as appropriate. Discusses any maternity abnormalities with physician and referrals to high risk care when necessary. Documents in real time in the electronic health record.

 

This position will be amendable to precept students, attend conferences, meetings and activities associated with Maternity, Family Planning and STD. Assist in the preparation of grants relevant to Family Planning or Maternity at the discretion of Administration.

 

Participate in staff meetings, provider meetings, planning sessions, and in-service as assigned. Assists with data collection to monitor program progress and participates in quality assurance functions.

 

Responsible for maintaining accurate, complete medical records required for completing required medical and insurance reports and other necessary forms.

 

Dispense medication covered by the APRN's protocol and prescribed to the patient directly. Dispensing shall be done in accordance with all State and Federal laws and shall be done following the policies and procedures of Florida Department of Health Palm Beach County including all associated record keeping requirements. The act of dispensing includes selecting the correct medication from stock, reconstitution of product if required, affixing a patient label to the bottle or entering the appropriate information on a pre-labeled container, providing the patient with a medication information sheet, having the patient sign the Offer to Counsel Signature Log, and handing the patient or their legal representative the medication.

 

Participates in the collection of statistical data for program evaluation and audit purposes of the Quality Assurance Program.

 

Performs other related duties as required.

 

Qualifications:

Licensure/registration/certification requirements (If applicable, list the appropriate Florida Statute or federal regulation cite):

  • Certification as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner in accordance with Chapter 464, Florida Statutes, and in accordance with Rule 64B9, Florida Administrative Code, or certification as a Physician's Assistant in accordance with Chapter 458, Florida Statutes.

 

Other job-related requirements for this position:

  • 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 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.
  • Must have a valid Driver's License

 

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:

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

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

A ccountability: We perform with integrity & respect.

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

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

 

Where You Will Work:

1150 45th Street

West Palm Beach, Fl 33407

 

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:

  • State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options;

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

  • And more!

For a more complete list of benefits, including monthly costs, 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. 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 Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions.

 

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. 

 

 

 

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. 


Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami