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  Job posted:   Sat Apr 14, 2018
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Date:Apr 11, 2018

Location:KEY WEST, FL, US, 33040

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Requisition No: 33516

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS REGISTERED NURSE - 64944149

Position Number: 64944149

Salary: $25 per hour

Posting Closing Date: 04/27/2018

The Registered Nurse (RN) position is a sensitive position with the Florida Department of Health in Monroe County. This incumbent is responsible for assisting the physician and ARNP in providing primary care services, adherence, dispensing/administering medications, and tracking referrals at the Key West, Marathon, and Tavernier Health Departments sites. The incumbent is expected to provide high quality customer service and clinical excellence and can independently perform assigned duties while ensuring thorough and accurate documentation of charts and medical records. In addition, the incumbent will play a role in the Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement (QA/QI) program ensuring clinic HRSA Work Plan grant deliverables are met or exceeded. The incumbent will also work with Immunizations, Family Planning, and STD Programs.


+ Provides direct nursing services, per protocols, to clients presenting for care in clinical areas including, but not limited to: interview, phlebotomy, vitals, history, specimen collection, etc.

+ Assists clinic providers with procedures

+ Educates and counsel clients on lifestyle, compliance, health practices, medications and follow-up when needed

+ Document medical records accurately and thoroughly using program guidelines

+ Reports abnormalities to appropriate professionals

+ Dispenses/administers medication as needed or directed

+ Communicates effectively as a Ryan White team member while collaborating with all health department programs

+ Follows guidance of the ARNP to organize and maintain exam rooms, request supplies, clean medical equipment, assist with referral management and follow-up

+ Participates in staff meetings and community outreach events

+ Completes required trainings and attends meetings as scheduled

+ Participates in Quality Improvement (QI) activities and staff meetings and, utilizing the concepts and practices of continuous quality improvement, follows QI plans and tools to include regular process and chart audits

+ Other duties as assigned, including, but not limited to preparing reports, typing and data entry


+ Comprehensive knowledge of professional nursing practices and public health principles, practices, and techniques

+ Skill in critical thinking

+ Ability to prioritize and multi-task

+ Ability to effectively educate and counsel clients on health-related matters

+ Ability to work effectively with other DOH staff

+ Knowledge of quality improvement tools and techniques to effectively monitor and improve programmatic outcomes

+ Ability to collaborate effectively with community partners

+ Skill is the use of computers including Microsoft Office applications (word, excel, e-mail, etc.) and in the use of automated client databases such as Health Management System (HMS) or a comparable client database

+ Ability to accurately document and maintain client medical charts (manually or electronically)

+ Ability to understand, interpret & apply applicable rules, regulations, policies & procedures

+ Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments

+ Ability to work independently or with minimal supervision


Licensure as a Registered Nurse in accordance with Florida Statute 464 or eligibility to practice nursing in accordance with Florida Administrative Code 210-8.27. Valid Florida driver's license and reliable transportation are required. Current American Heart Association (AHA) Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification required. Incumbent may be required to work before, during and/or beyond normal work hours in the event of a disaster or as needed.


Emergency dutyrequired of the incumbent includes working in special needs or Red Cross shelters, or perform other emergency duties including, but not limited to responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat thereof, man-made or natural.


(A) Daily from0800to1700(B) Total hours in workweek 40

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 (DOH) 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. Certain veterans and spouses of veterans deemed eligible will receive preference in employment by the state (applies only to Career Service (CS) positions).

**NOTE: 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 participation in direct deposit.Note:You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) to conduct this background check.

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:

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.

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.

Nearest Major Market:Key West

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