Requisition No: 297321
Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities
Working Title: REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST - 67072412
Position Number: 67072412
Salary: $52,000.00 - $58,240.00 Annually
Posting Closing Date: 07/02/2021
Agency for Persons with Disabilities - Sunland - Registered
Nurse Specialist - All Shifts
Annual Salary Range: $52,000.00 - $58,240.00
2nd & 3rd shift will be given an added $80.00 shift differential
Salary Based on Years of Working Experience as a Registered
The incumbent assigned to this position is responsible for the
professional nursing care, health, safety and well-being of
residents of Sunland Center. Specific duties and responsibilities
include but are not limited to the following:
Performs direct nursing care functions as ordered/prescribed and
in compliance with applicable policies. Ensures all treatments
ordered by providers are carried out as prescribed. Serves as
charge person in management for medical/psychiatric emergencies
(i.e., Oxygen, Suction. CPR, Splints, Documentation of event, etc.)
pending the arrival of the attending physician/EMS. Assesses and
documents assessment of all resident complaints, reported or
recognized changes in condition. Ensures appropriate referrals to
providers for residents requiring a higher level of care. Completes
nursing portion of incident reports. Performs other related duties
as directed or required.
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
Three (3) years of professional nursing experience. A bachelor's
degree from an accredited college or university with a major in
nursing or a related field can substitute for one (1) 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
(2)years of the required general professional nursing
Knowledge, skills, and abilities, including utilization of
equipment, required for the position:
Knowledge of nursing principles, practices and techniques.
Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology.
Ability to provide emergency nursing services.
Ability to participate in the planning and implementing of
treatment for patients.
Ability to conduct individual and group therapy sessions.
Ability to work with patients having a variety of physical or
Ability to observe patients' reactions to medications.
Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with others.
Ability to effectively interview and assess the health care of
Ability to analyze complex reports and determine the service
utilization habits of clients and to evaluate the appropriateness
of that utilization.
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
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.
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
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. 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: Panama City