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Registered Nursing Consultant - 80082861

Company: Florida Department of Transportation
Location: Tallahassee
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition No: 413723

Agency: Juvenile Justice


Position Number: 80082861

Salary: $1,710.68 - $2,060.71 Bi-weekly

Posting Closing Date: 11/22/2021

The Department of Juvenile Justice salutes our heroes.

We are honored to have the opportunity to support our nation's veterans and their families.

We value the service given to our country and support the hiring of service members and military spouses.


Location: Office of Health Services - North Region

Salary Range: $1,710.68 - $2,060.71 bi-weekly. Salary commensurate with candidate's knowledge and experience. (In accordance with current spending restrictions, if the appointment is an internal promotion, the position will be filled at the minimum of the pay grade or up to 5% of the employee's current rate, whichever higher.)

Contact Person: Christine Gurk (239) 338-2045


This position provides complex nursing consultation and technical assistance to the North Region Residential to assist health care providers in adhering to department policies, procedures, rules and other related instructional material provided by the department. Provides day to day operational oversight and recommendations to licensed health care providers and serves as an expert resource to health care professionals, facility management staff, and other applicable staff. Serves as Office of Health Services liaison with applicable Regional Residential Office in regard to applicable health related issues within the region, health care program development, planning and problem resolution in consultation with Headquarters Office of Health Services.


Review of medical histories of youth pending placement in the custody of the Department of Juvenile Justice for recommendations of placement based on the needs of the youth.

Provide on-site and off-site technical assistance and monitoring for provider operated programming on the provision of Health Services.

Assist with the development and maintenance of department policy and rule affecting the delivery of healthcare to the youth served by the department.

Participate in community and state meetings or boards that will assist the Department of Juvenile Justice and the healthcare services provided.

Review and approve reports, corrective actions and other medical related documentation within the electronic systems used to document the healthcare provided within the department's facilities and centers.

Serve as a technical advisor in the procurement of health services provider contracts.


Candidates must have an active valid professional license as a Registered Nurse in the state of Florida pursuant to Chapter 464 F.S.

Ability to development, evaluation and implementation of nursing processes.

Ability to organize work, coordinate with others as necessary, and work independently.

Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and the creation of Power Point presentations.

Ability to communicate effectively with strong verbal and written communication skills including public speaking.

Ability to conduct research and formulate policy recommendations.


5 or more years nursing experience in the State of Florida

Experience in a clinical setting with children or young adults

Knowledge of medical compliance and experience with medical chart reviews

A background in Nursing Administration

A Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree


This position requires traveling across the state to provide training and technical assistance in DJJ facilities and programs, as needed.

All prospective candidates will be subject to a sex offender check, criminal background checks (state, local, and national) and pre-employment drug screening for direct care positions.

DJJ participates in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility).

When identified on a position description, a valid driver's license is required. If initially hired with an out-of-state license, the Florida resident must obtain a valid Florida state driver's license within 30 days of hire. Licenses suspended or revoked for any reason, work permits (Business purpose/Employment/education only licenses) and some types of restricted licenses are not acceptable. Licenses that have Corrective Lenses Restriction are acceptable, provided the driver wears corrective lenses while operating the vehicle.

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. 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#06022021

Keywords: Florida Department of Transportation, Tallahassee , Registered Nursing Consultant - 80082861, Professions , Tallahassee, Florida

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