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COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE

Company: State of Florida
Location: Daytona Beach
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:


Requisition No:732401

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE - 64069784

Position Number:64069784

Salary: $31,200.00 to 47,054.02

Posting Closing Date: 09/16/2022

Job posting category (Open Competitive)



Your Specific Responsibilities:



The position serves as the Community Health Nurse and works under the general supervision of the Assistant Community Health Nursing Director, position 64063783, Clinical Services and provides professional support and technical assistance to the staff, community agencies, and the general public. This position requires experience in a clinic or community setting with a variety of duties in Immunizations, Family Planning, STD and Laboratory services with strong community involvement. This position will be required to perform duties at mulitple sites within the county to include, but not limited to, Florida Department of Health in Volusia County locations as well as sites established/co-located within the community in conjunction with community partners. The employee is expected to arrive at assigned location (daily) on time at the provided start time. Mileage will only be paid for travel in accordance with State policy to different service site locations within the county.



This is a responsible position requiring excellent verbal and written communication and strong organizational skills. Must demonstrate the knowledge, skill and abilities for nursing protocols indentified in this class. Must conform to the standards set forth in the personnel rules and regulations and the written policies of FDOH and DOH-Volusia. Must be able to communicate, build rapport and educate effectively teens, young adults and adults on sexually transmitted diseases, family planning, pregnancy and immunizations including assisting providers in exam rooms, laboratory testing and phlebotomy, treatment and prevention. It requires the ability to obtain patient histories, current health assessments, counseling, patient education, referrals to community resources, scheduling in-house and outpatient procedures, assist providers, ability to perform prescribed treatments, administer medications, give immunizations, change medical dressings, and draw blood for testing as well as other laboratory work.

  • 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 and one year of professional nursing experience
  • Valid Drivers License and must have use of private automobile



    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:



    Knowledge of community resources

    Ability to perform nursing assessments and triage



    Qualifications:



    Minimum -Must be currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Florida and have one year of professional nursing experience,

    or a bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with a major in nursing and 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.



    Preferred -Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred

    Ability to administer injections

    One or more years experience working in a clinic or community setting and be able to multi-task and work efficiently and accurately under pressure

    Direct experience as Registered NUrse in performing nursing assessments, providing education, and/or providing any immunizations



    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 theHealthiestState in the Nation.

    Values:

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

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

    Accountability: We perform with integrity & respect.

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

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



    Where You Will Work:



    Florida Department of Health - 1845 HOLSONBACK DR. DAYTONA BEACH, FL 32117



    The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:



    Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The States 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 );

      • Flexible Spending Accounts;
      • Tuition waivers;
      • And more!

        For a more complete list of benefits, including monthly costs, visit .



        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.



        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. 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 . All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

        Nearest Major Market: Daytona Beach

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