Requisition No: 451305
Agency: Department of Health
Working Title: SENIOR COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING SUPV - 64004124 1 1
Position Number: 64004124
Salary: $60,932.04 - $63,553.88
Posting Closing Date: 09/01/2021
Open Competitive Opportunity .
This is Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) Senior Community Health Nursing Supervisor position responsible to direct and support nursing program specialists in their efforts to engage, support and serve first-time mothers enrolled in the Nurse-Family Partnership Program, and meet program goals to improve pregnancy outcomes, child health and development and parental life course for families in Palm Beach County. Work is performed under the direct supervision of a Community Health Nursing Consultant.
Requires independent judgment, initiative, applying general knowledge of business practices and skill in applying instructions to accomplish various job functions. Responsible for supervision of staff including appraisals, planning, and directing their work, approving leave, and having the authority for hiring and taking disciplinary action or effectively recommending such actions. Supervises direct reports including motivating, training, providing guidance and direction. Adherence to all established Florida Department of Health Safety Procedures and Practices while in the workplace and in the community.
This position is designated as a sensitive position and requires maintaining confidential information in accordance with the Palm Beach County Health Department (CHD) and Children's Services Council (CSC) Information Security Policy, Protocols and Procedures. Confidential data sets: Has access to include Clinical Information, Health Management System (HMS)-Employee Activities Record (EARS), Florida Shots, Healthy Beginnings Data System (HBDS) and Nurse-Family Partnership Data System (FLO) for the purpose of entering and reviewing client data to view, update or release client information and uses an electronic medical record database.
Assigns client caseloads and monitors staffs ability to build and manage caseloads. Provide face to face and not face to face services to program participants to meet grant requirements.
Oversees and ensures timely and accurate data input and utilization of web-based reports and other reports available through Healthy Beginnings and NFP-NSO. Works as a team player and creates strong working relationships to accomplish goals of the Agency, the Healthy Beginnings System of Care and the NFP National Service Office (NSO). Participates in trainings and meetings as required by the DOH, NFP and the Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County. Ensures that staff attend NFP and CSC mandatory education sessions.
Assesses and supports the professional development of staff by identifying nurse's strengths and areas for professional growth resulting in the continuous refinement of skills. Coaches and provides feedback utilizing strength-based approaches and interventions.
Implements regular reflective practice supervision and conducts field visits, both with the frequency recommended by NFP-NSO. Operates with fidelity to the Model Elements of the NFP program and adherence to the NFP Agency Implementation Agreement and monitors program outcomes. Functions as a resource for staff, providing both clinical and technical assistance including but not limited to assessments, case management activities and electronic documentation.
Provides programmatic reports and input to the Community Healthy Nursing Consultant for strategic planning of the program. Attends meeting in the absence of the consultant.
Assists in planning and conducting team meetings, team education, client case conferences, and staff meetings. Orients new staff. Participates in continuous quality improvement of the program.
Participates in Healthy Beginnings System of Care work groups. Completes data analysis of client satisfaction surveys. Develops written procedures, protocols, processes, worksheets and reporting tools as assigned. Assists with the development of the NFP budget and reviews expenditures for accuracy and reimbursement.
Performs other related duties as assigned
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of nursing and public health practice and techniques
Knowledge of effective home visiting practice
Knowledge of effective program administration and program goal setting
Knowledge of continuous quality improvement
Knowledge of trauma-informed care
Knowledge in using Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) in order to work successfully with department processes, procedures and practices
Ability to supervise, plan, organize and complete work assignments for self and others
Ability to develop competencies in reflective supervision
Ability to coach, mentor and support the professional development of nurse home visitors.
Ability to communicate effectively and work successfully with department processes, procedures and practices.
Ability to identify, build and maintain collaborative partnerships with internal and external customers
Ability to use critical thinking
Ability to use electronic health records, digital curriculums and digital videos clips
Licensure/registration/certification requirements (If applicable, list the appropriate Florida Statute or federal regulation cite): This occupation requires licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in accordance with Chapter 464, Florida Statutes, and in accordance with rule 64B9, Florida Administrative code.
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 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.
Valid Driver's License.
Out of state and/or out-of-county travel may be required for mandatory trainings and continued education.
This position works primarily in an office setting and involves sitting for long periods of time, and the moving, lifting, pushing and carrying objects up to 25 lbs., multiple times throughout the day, and occasionally working in a community setting providing home visits and involves getting in and out of a vehicle, walking up and down stairs.
Working hours: (A) Daily from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (B) Total hours in workweek 40 (C) Explain any variation in work (split shift, rotation, etc.) This position may be required to work before and/or beyond the normal core business hours of 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM and on weekends due to program needs.
Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:
To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.
To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.
I 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:
800 Clematis Street,
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
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:
Annual and Sick Leave benefits;
Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year;
State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options;
Retirement plan options, including employer contributions
(For more information, please click www.myfrs.com);
Flexible Spending Accounts;
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.
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 Department's 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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Nearest Secondary Market: Miami
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