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REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST - 67012096
at State of Florida
MARIANNA, FL

REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST - 67012096
at State of Florida
MARIANNA, FL

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Description

Requisition No: 70958 

Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Working Title: REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST - 67012096

Position Number: 67012096 

Salary:  Based on Experience 

Posting Closing Date: 09/20/2019 

APD/Sunland -Registered Nurse Specialist - All Shifts

*2nd & 3rd shift will be given an added $80.00 shift differential per pay-period.

 

Description

The incumbent assigned to this position is responsible for the professional nursing care, health, safety and well-being of residents of Sunland Center. Specific duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

 

Performs direct nursing care functions as ordered/prescribed and in compliance with applicable policies. Ensures all treatments ordered by providers are carried out as prescribed. Serves as charge person in management for medical/psychiatric emergencies (i.e., Oxygen, Suction. CPR, Splints, Documentation of event, etc.) pending the arrival of the attending physician/EMS. Assesses and documents assessment of all resident complaints, reported or recognized changes in condition.  Ensures appropriate referrals to providers for residents requiring a higher level of care. Completes nursing portion of incident reports. Performs other related duties as directed or required

 

Minimum Qualifications

Licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in accordance with Florida Statute 464 or eligible to practice nursing in accordance with Florida Administrative Code 210-8.27

 

Three (3) years of professional nursing experience. A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in nursing or a related field can substitute for one (1) year of the required general professional nursing experience. A master's degree from an accredited college or university in nursing, nursing education, public health, or a related field can substitute for two (2)years of the required general professional nursing experience.

 

Valid Driver's License

 

Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:

Knowledge of nursing principles, practices and techniques.

Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology.

Ability to provide emergency nursing services.

Ability to participate in the planning and implementing of treatment for patients.

Ability to conduct individual and group therapy sessions.

Ability to work with patients having a variety of physical or emotional problems.

Ability to observe patients' reactions to medications.

Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Ability to effectively interview and assess the health care of clients.

Ability to analyze complex reports and determine the service utilization habits of clients and to evaluate the appropriateness of that utilization.

 

Direct Deposit Program 

As a condition of employment, a person appointed to a position in State government is required to participate in the Direct Deposit Program.

 

BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT:

It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities that applicants for employment undergo Level 2 employment screening in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, as a condition of employment or being permitted to serve as a volunteer.

 

No applicant for a designated position will be employed or permitted to volunteer until the Level 2 screening results are received, reviewed, and approved by the Agency.

Level 2 background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for Statewide criminal and juvenile records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and Federal criminal records checks through the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and may include local criminal records checks through local law enforcement agencies.

 

THIS POSITION REQUIRES A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION INCLUDING FINGERPRINTING, PURSUANT TO S. 110.1127(1), FLORIDA STATUTES.

WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S.  APD PARTICIPATES IN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-VERIFY). E-VERIFY IS A PROGRAM THAT ELECTRONICALLY CONFIRMS AN EMPLOYEE’S ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).

 

ALL APPLICANTS SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE APPLICATION PROCESS.  IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-7287. RESPONSES TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS ARE REQUIRED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. ANSWERS TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS MUST BE VERIFIABLE BASED ON YOUR SUBMITTED APPLICATION.

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. 

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