Registered Nurse Specialist - 60010619 - Clinical
Company: Florida Department of Transportation
Posted on: September 22, 2022
Registered Nurse Specialist - 60010619Requisition No: 732024
Agency: Children and Families
Working Title: REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST - 60010619
Position Number: 60010619
Salary: Base on experience
Posting Closing Date: 02/03/2023
This position requires lifting, pulling, and squatting. Duties of
this position require the incumbent to be knowledgeable of and
utilize the principles of Total Quality Management. Nursing will
provide guidance in the care and treatment of residents. This is a
high level position within the nursing field and possesses a high
degree of nursing knowledge and ability with responsibility for
nursing care within the unit and serves as a nursing resource to
the treatment team. Specific duties and responsibilities are as
a. Administer medications, bloodwork, IVs and related
b. Administers or provides adequate supervision for the
administering of medication. Provides education on medications and
treatments to individuals.
c. Monitor or supervise non-licensed personnel in monitoring blood
pressures, temperatures, pulses and respiration.
d. Administer or supervise the administering of treatment orders
for salves, bandages, enemas, urinalysis, preparation for x-rays
and related procedures.
e. Provide appropriate progress reports on residents.
f. Assist the medical physician during sick calls, during physical
examinations, as needed.
g. Provide emergency nursing care and examination of injuries.
h. Responsive and compliant with current residents rights and
advocacy issues; adheres to and complies with unit, hospital, and
departmental policies and guidelines.
i. Accepts written, oral and phone orders from physicians,
psychiatrists or dentists, transcribes orders and initiates or
carries out orders. Participates in the formulation of
individualized residents' treatment plans.
j. Admits and transfers residents to and from home unit or other
hospital facilities; assures that appropriate documentation
k. If applicable, checks medication, orders, and labels for
correctness on return from pharmacy.
l. Performs nursing procedures as indicated.
m. Participates in the hospital infection control program according
to unit services and hospital infection policies.
Participates in resident evaluations and in development of each
resident's treatment and discharge plan with the treatment team.
Preparation of nursing care assessments for designated
Serves as a resource person to train staff.
Performs other related duties as required.
Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of
equipment, required for the position: Knowledge of the principles
and practices of health care or the behavioral sciences. Ability to
assist in carrying out treatment and rehabilitation activities
centered around personal and social adjustments. Ability to assist
in group therapy sessions. Ability to observe changes in person
served's behavior patterns. Ability to assist persons served with
personal care activities. Ability to assimilate data and recommend
changes in policies, procedures and techniques. Ability to document
effectively. Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work
assignments. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to
establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Physical agility requirements: Must be able to ambulate up and down
a stairwell. Must be able to assist with evacuation of persons
served during an emergency situation. Must have normal vision and
hearing, including use of corrective devices. Must be able to work
with or around cleaning chemicals and supplies. Must be able to do
repetitive movements with arms, hands, neck and head. Must be able
to demonstrate competency, as appropriate, in all areas of
training, some of which requires physical activity such as CPR and
MANDT. Must be able to bend, twist, turn, kneel, stoop, squat,
push, pull, lift and walk extended distances. Must be able to
physically operate all equipment necessary to do job tasks. Must be
able to lift and carry 20 pounds. Must be able to sit and/or stand
for one hour without a break. Must be able to work 16 hour shifts
on occasion. Must be able to remain alert while on duty.
Licensure/registration/certification requirements (If applicable,
list the appropriate Florida Statute or federal regulation cite):
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 two years of
professional nursing experience, including one year of professional
experience in a specialty field as determined by the employing
agency. A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or
university with a major in nursing or a related field can
substitute for one year of the required general professional
nursing experience. A master's degree from an accredited college or
university in nursing, nursing education, public health, or a
related field can substitute for two years of the required general
professional nursing experience.
Working hours: (A) Daily from to (B) Total hours in workweek 40 (C)
Explain any variation in work (split shift, rotation, etc.) This
position may demand more than 40 hours per week and obligate the
incumbent to work beyond the normal work schedule, when
All employees of state mental health treatment facilities are
required to wear face masks and appropriate protective equipment as
recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In
addition, staff will be required to complete Covid-19 testing prior
to hire and routinely during employment.
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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