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Ops Registered Nurse - 64959578 - Med Surg

Company: Florida Department of Transportation
Location: Port Saint Lucie
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Ops Registered Nurse - 64959578Requisition No: 602149

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS REGISTERED NURSE - 64959578

Position Number: 64959578

Salary: $27 hourly

Posting Closing Date: 05/16/2022

Your Specific Responsibilities:

This is a senior community health nursing position functioning as the STD Nurse clinician in the clinic and assisting the STD program working with children (12-18), adults, and their families.

This position performs generalized public health work in an area geographically removed from direct supervision. This position will provide nursing assessments, case management, and referrals to other community resources as needed. Nursing services are provided to identify barriers to learning through the identification of health problems while utilizing STD testing with referrals and follow ups. Assists the DIS (disease intervention specialist) with client interviews and lab draws. Work is performed under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Nursing.

Provides and documents nursing assessments for clients which include interviewing, counseling, health education, STD testing, and STD treatment in the clinic and throughout the community. Conducts home visits for clients on an as needed basis.

Document's client information in HMS. Prepare and maintain timely and accurate records and reports for program evaluation purposes and other records and reports as required.

Interview's clients infected with an STD and educated patients regarding their infection and future medical follow-up. Develops a plan to locate and refer their sex partners and others who may be infected. Case manage and follow up for test of cure as required.

Conducts field investigations and record searches as well as follow-up on sex partners and infected patients.

Consults with public and private physicians, epidemiologists, pathologists, ARNPs, infection control nurses, medical laboratory technologists, technicians' personnel, and other health care providers to (1) stimulate case reporting, (2) obtain information on treated cases or diagnostic determination. (3) secure permission to apply epidemiologic process to private patients, and (4) provide current information on diagnosis and treatment. (5) stimulate and educate providers by influencing the FDOH recommendations, CDC guidelines protocol for exams. epi-treatment, and treatment of original patient as well as, the FL 381.0031, 381.004 and 384.24.

Conducts field screenings (serological) of targeted populations as needed with phlebotomy techniques and universal precautions. Field activities for community awareness. Provides professional and in-service updates, education and training as needed. Assist with blood draws and STD testing in the health clinic and laboratory.

Participates in educational trainings. Attends mandatory STD clinic and county health department staff meetings. Completes required TRAIN.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ambulate more than 100 feet, lift more than 40 pounds, bend, stand for more than 60 minutes, public speak, current driver's license

Qualifications:

Minimum

* Florida Department of Health is 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 shelter or performing other emergency duties including but not limited to, response to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster man-made or natural.
* Current, active Florida Registered Nursing License or a multistate Registered Nursing License from another Compact State
* Valid driver's License, if out of state a Florida driver's license is required within 30 days of hire (position requires driving your own and/or a state vehicle to different locations)

Preferred

* 1+ years nursing experience
* Experience presenting health education to individuals or groups

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 the Healthiest State in the Nation.

Values:

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:

St. Lucie

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:

* State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options;
* Flexible Spending Accounts;
* Tuition waivers;
* And more!
* 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.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Port Saint Lucie

Keywords: Florida Department of Transportation, Port St. Lucie , Ops Registered Nurse - 64959578 - Med Surg, Healthcare , Port Saint Lucie, Florida

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