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Registered Nurse Specialist - 64084653 - Med Surg

Company: Florida Department of Transportation
Location: Pensacola
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse Specialist - 64084653Requisition No: 800344

Agency: Department of Health


Position Number: 64084653

Salary: $45,000.00

Posting Closing Date: 11/17/2023

Specific Responsibilities:

A Registered Nursing License is required for this position. This is a highly responsible Registered Nurse Specialist position exercising independent judgment when providing health education, support, and case management/care coordination to improve pregnancy outcomes, child health and development and the prenatal life period to a culturally diverse population of pregnant women, infants, and children under 3 years of age. Maintains confidentiality regarding all client's information. This position performs a wide range of duties under limited supervision of the Senior Community Health Nursing Supervisor (SCHNS). Ensures that all data set(s) under this position's responsibilities are available to those that need to know, protects the integrity of those assigned data set(s), and assists the Security Coordinator as needed to comply with policies and procedures described in Security Policy 3 - area of responsibilities. Travel may be required.

Responsible for proving intense case management/care coordination and outreach activities to a large high-risk complex Healthy Start case load according to the regulations of the Healthy Start Standards and Guidelines. Activities include scheduling appointments, making telephone calls to clients and health care providers, conducting required home visits to complete Healthy Start pathways, prenatal and postnatal comprehensive assessments, care coordination services, completing infants and toddlers Age and Stages Questionnaires, and initiating referrals for those children that are not meeting developmental milestones and be able to work with clients of diverse backgrounds and values. Provides community referrals based upon the needs of the client and family. Assesses and evaluates the clients' Individual Plan of Care with each client encounter, assists clients in making physicians' appointments. Responsible for developing, updating, and coordinating a Family Support Plan for each Healthy Start family. Care coordination services also includes outreach and consultation with community agencies and physicians to minimize obstacles in accessing services. Documents and codes all services based upon Healthy Start Standards and Guidelines and established protocols in the client electronic record.

In-Services / Staff Development: Participates in in services and staff development as it relates to job performance.

Other Related Duties: Perform other related duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of the principles and practices of nursing and skills in the application of nursing in Maternal Child Health.

Ability to plan, organize and coordinate large work assignments.

Ability to provide casework services to clients.

Ability to demonstrates competency in using electronic health records, evidence based educational curriculums, and Microsoft Office

Applications (Outlook, Word, Microsoft Teams, and OneDrive).


Minimum - Registered Professional Nursing license in accordance with Chapter 484 Florida Statues and in accordance with Rule 64B9, Florida Administrative Code. At least 1 to 3 years of Experience. A Valid Driver's License.

Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:


To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.


To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.


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:

1295 West Fairfield Drive; Pensacola, FL 32501

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:

* Annual and Sick Leave benefits;
* Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year;
* State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options;
* Retirement plan options, including employer contributions

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* Flexible Spending Accounts;
* Tuition waivers;
* And more!

For a more complete list of benefits, including monthly costs, visit

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:

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.

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.

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: Pensacola

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