Requisition No: 43986
Agency: Department of Health
Working Title: SENIOR COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE - 64029232
Position Number: 64029232
Salary: $920.46 bi-weekly
Posting Closing Date: 09/20/2018
Part time RN working with the Health Care for the Homeless Program. Provides clinical support for the Bayside Health Clinic, including evening and/or Saturday shifts.
EXAMPLES OF WORK
Assess and evaluate clients within the scope of Florida State and Federal guidelines, and Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County policies and the Nurse Practice Act.
Utilize nursing skills of interview, observation, and assessment to determine the medical needs of the client.
Use the nursing process to plan for ongoing assessment of risk factors and service as prioritized by the client being seen.
Provide case management to established or referred clients in need of nursing intervention. Make appropriate referrals.
Provide direct services to clients including immunization, administration of ordered medications, phlebotomy, and other testing or services which fall within the nursing practice.
Take vital signs including temperature, B/P, pulse, respirations, height, and weight.
Conduct pre-clinical interviews.
Perform laboratory testing, including venipuncture, urine collection and finger sticks.
Record and maintain laboratory records and results as required by Florida statute.
Prepare specimens for transport to outside laboratory.
Ensure a safe and healthy environment by adhering to OSHA guidelines for the prevention of exposure to blood borne pathogens, utilizing universal precautions.
Record client data in computer utilizing NextGen and other required software timely and accurately.
Maintain confidentiality of all records and client interactions and services according to HIPAA privacy policies.
Provide clinical support to provider and team as requested.
Maintain inventory of laboratory and clinic supplies as assigned.
Initiate and complete incident reports as needed.
Attend huddles and team and other meetings as assigned.
Participate in quality improvement activities, including chart review, in service programs, and staff meetings
Keep supervisor informed.
Complete timesheet, EARS, and mandatory training in a timely and accurate manner.
Schedule time off in advance and collaborate with supervisor to ensure work responsibilities are covered when absent.
Florida nursing license
Current CPR certification
3 or more years of experience working as an RN in a clinic setting
Experience working with patients suffering from chronic diseases
3 or more years of experience performing laboratory testing
Experience working with an Electronic Health Record
Experience working with the homeless population
Important Notices- Please be advised:
Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days
Current State Employees - Salary for current employees is based on employees current payband/ paygrade.
Only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers will be hired.
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, visit http://www.sss.gov.
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.
Fingerprinting is required of the successful applicant for a sensitive position. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) to conduct this background check.
Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions.
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 on the date of your retirement.
Veteran Information: Certain veterans and spouses of veterans receive preference in employment by the state (applies only to positions within the Career Service). Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women.
The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise. Through the Departments VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country
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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