Posted: Wednesday, September 6, 2017 7:05 PM
Agency: Department of Health
Working Title: COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE :
Posting Closing Date: 09/15/2017
This is a professional nursing position performed in a school setting serving the school age children. Confidentiality of all activities is required. This position consists of varied work responsibilities and skills requiring independent decision making, planning, and organizing. Certification in CPR and First Aid is required to be maintained. This position provides supervision, training and direction of LPNs, the Health Support Technician and Health Clinic Assistant in health room activities / management. Provides public health information and counseling to students, their families and the school community. Work is performed under the supervision of a Senior Community Health Nurse Coordinator for professional and administrative direction. The school Principal is the ultimate overseer of records and the children on the campus. An automobile is required.
Must have a current Florida Registered Nursing License.
At least 1 year of experience developing individual care plans. Worked in School Health previously preferred. At least 1 year of experience working in the pediatric /adolescent setting preferred. Working knowledge of vaccines for children per CDC and ACIP recommendations preferred.
All applications must be completed online through People First. No faxed or mailed applications will be accepted by the agency.
**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/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit.
Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order 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, the SSS website: 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.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Possess ability to work and communicate with children and adolescents, parents, and school staff
Possess good knowledge of a normal Childhood Maturation process
Ability and skill to perform basic nursing functions, including but not limited to, assessment and treatment of injuries and/or illness
Possess ability to handle large volumes of people, emergency situations, and/or difficult people
Ability to direct/monitor an HST in the clinical setting
Skilled in accurate and detailed record keeping; including use of computer.
Duties and Responsibilities
This is a professional nursing position performed in a school setting serving the school age children. Confidentiality of all activities is required. This position consists of varied work responsibilities and skills requiring independent decision making, planning, and organizing. Certification in CPR and First A
• Location: Ocala
• Post ID: 18482537 ocala