Registered Nurse Specialist - 67016906 1 - Med Surg
Company: Florida Department of Transportation
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Registered Nurse Specialist - 67016906 1Requisition No:
Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities
Working Title: REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST - 67016906 1
Position Number: 67016906
Salary: $34,820.24-$59,910.24 Annually
Posting Closing Date: 05/13/2022
REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST- CS
AGENCY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
STATE OFFICE REGION - 67016906 - Tallahassee, FL
* OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY*
THIS IS A CAREER SERVICE POSITION
The Agency for Persons with Disabilities works in partnership with
local communities to support people with developmental disabilities
in living, learning, and working in their communities. APD provides
critical services and supports for customers with developmental
disabilities to reach their full potential. The Agency serves
people with spina bifida, autism, Down syndrome, children age 3-5
at high risk of developmental disabilities, cerebral palsy,
Prader-Willi syndrome, Phelan-McDermid syndrome, and intellectual
disabilities. There is no charge or co-payment for services
provided through the Agency.
DIRECT DEPOSIT PROGRAM - As a condition of employment, a person
appointed to a position in State government is required to
participate in the Direct Deposit Program. Rather than receiving a
paper paycheck, your funds will be deposited directly into your
account at your financial institution. This will be accomplished by
Electronic Funds Transfer. Banks, savings and loan associations,
and credit unions are eligible to accept such deposits. Retirement
funds are also required to be in the Direct Deposit Program.
BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT:
It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with
Disabilities that applicants for employment undergo Level 2
employment screening in accordance with the requirements of Chapter
435, Florida Statutes, as a condition of employment or being
permitted to serve as a volunteer.
No applicant for a designated position will be employed or
permitted to volunteer until the Level 2 screening results are
received, reviewed, and approved by the Agency.
Level 2 background screening shall include, but not be limited to,
fingerprinting for Statewide criminal and juvenile records checks
through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and Federal
criminal records checks through the Federal Bureau of
Investigation, and may include local criminal records checks
through local law enforcement agencies.
THIS POSITION REQUIRES A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION INCLUDING
FINGERPRINTING, PURSUANT TO S. 110.1127(1), FLORIDA STATUTES.
WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN
THE U.S. APD PARTICIPATES IN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT'S EMPLOYMENT
ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-VERIFY). E-VERIFY IS A PROGRAM
THAT ELECTRONICALLY CONFIRMS AN EMPLOYEE'S ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN
THE UNITED STATES AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY
VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).
ALL APPLICANTS SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE APPLICATION PROCESS. IF
ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE
PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-7287. RESPONSES TO THE
QUALIFYING QUESTIONS ARE REQUIRED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS
POSITION. ANSWERS TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS MUST BE VERIFIABLE
BASED ON YOUR SUBMITTED APPLICATION.
Open Competitive opportunity- Any applicant who meets the minimum
requirements of the position.
This position requires a valid Registered Nursing (RN) license
(eligible to practice in the state of Florida).
This position requires experience working with individuals with
This position requires either an Associate's Degree in Nursing
(ASN/ADN) or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN)
Position may require some travel to surrounding areas, applicant
must be willing and able to travel for work purposes.
NOTE: Applicants must complete all fields in the Candidate Profile.
Work history with month, year, and hours worked are required to
qualify for this position. Responses to Qualifying Questions must
be verifiable in the Candidate Profile. Resumes and other
documentation can be attached to provide additional information.
Employees of the Agency for Persons with Disabilities are required
to demonstrate total commitment to outstanding customer service.
This includes, but is not limited to, always acting in a
responsive, professional, courteous manner with the employees,
customers and public we always serve.
This is a professional position specializing in nursing oversight
for the implementation of medical, nursing and allied health
policies, procedures, and regulations for the Agency for Persons
with Disabilities. The employee in this position must exercise
independent judgment in formulating program policies and providing
technical assistance to Regional, community, and institutional
staff. Assists with the development and implementation of medical
nursing policies and procedures for the Agency for Persons with
Disabilities community based and institutional care. (percentages
below may vary as needed)
Reporting of death, data aggregation, iConnect, Vital Statistics
data, analysis and trending, IMS reconciliation, spreadsheet
Florida Administrative Rule 65G-7 Medication Administration.
Technical assistance to Regional staff and community stakeholders
on all medication administration rule issues.
Assisting with the development of program policy, operating
procedures, handbooks, manuals, and rules, and revisions.
Participates in monthly Region specific & Statewide MCM conference
Participates in the Quality Assurance, Quality Management, and
Quality Improvement initiatives of the Agency, inclusive of data
aggregation, trending and analysis, and collaboration with the
Quality Improvement Organization.
Provides state office review for eligibility, SANs, Crisis
Referrals (Review), Nursing Services, MCM reports/reviews and
Incident Reports as needed.
Specialized projects as requested.
Represents the Agency in hearings or meetings as requested.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook,
Knowledge of nursing principles, practices and techniques.
Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology.
Ability to develop, evaluate and implement aspects of the nursing
Ability to organize work, coordinate with others as necessary and
Ability to conduct trainings and communicate effectively.
Ability to prioritize workload - plan, organize and coordinate
Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations,
policies and procedures.
Ability to develop program policy, rules, manuals and reports.
Must be a current licensed Registered Nurse (RN), eligible to
practice nursing in the State of Florida in accordance with Chapter
464 F.S., or F.A.C. 210-8.22 or 8.27. Related field and
professional nursing experience.
Ability to travel: Position may require some travel for work
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 here. All documentation is
due by the close of the vacancy announcement.
Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee
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