COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING CONSULTANT – PeopleFirst Florida HR – Tallahassee, FL

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ANTICIPATED

VACANCY

(POSTION EXPECTED TO BE FILLED AFTER THE NEW YEAR)

OCCUPATION PROFILE

JOB FAMILY: HEALTHCARE PRACTITIONERS

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP: DIAGNOSING & TREATMENT PRACTITION, HLTH

OCCUPATION: REGISTERED NURSES

This occupation requires licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in accordance with Chapter 464, Florida Statutes and in accordance with Rule 64B9, Florida Administrative Code.

PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO NURSE PRACTICTIONERS WITH A MASTERS DEGREE

**NOTE: All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida, Employment Application. **

This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit.

Note:
You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check.

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:

http://www.sss.gov

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.

DESCRIPTION

This is a professional nursing position in the Bureau of Family Health Services, Family Planning Program. This position is supervised by the Community Health Nursing Consultant – Family Planning Program Administrator. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

Serves as a nurse liaison to county health departments. Providing consultation and technical assistance to staff, contract providers and others as requested in matters related to reproductive health services and public health nursing. Ensure technical assistance guidance and monitoring of family planning, maternal and child health records, including Quality Assurance activities (including preconception and interconception care and pharmacy program, state and federal guidelines, data collection and analysis).

Participates in designing and developing reports and implementing services related to reproductive health and nursing issues. Assists with analysis of proposed legislative bills, budget issues, grant applications and research relevant to infant, maternal and reproductive health and nursing.

Reviews and updates on regular basis materials on reproductive health that impact policy and program development. Assists in the development of policies, protocols, standards, and guidelines, and any other documents necessary for the administration and implementation of reproductive health services.

Participates in analyzing data and trends related to the health of women, and men of reproductive age in order to improve services and systems throughout the state.

Responds to requests for information regarding the operation of the program.

Serves on interdepartmental and intradepartmental workgroups and meetings. Participates as a team member in the planning and development of new and/or expanded infant, maternal, and reproductive health initiatives.

Develops, coordinates and conducts training on reproductive health topics to county health department staff, providers, community stakeholders across the state/nation via web based, telephone, or live presentations/conferences. Plans and facilitates meetings, workshops, or seminars for county health departments, providers, and the community to build capacity and integrate a variety of topics and services affecting infants, women of reproductive ages and men.

Performs other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned or required, utilizing knowledge of the basic principles and practices of public health and standards or nursing care.

EXAMPLES OF WORK

Responds to special directions and instructions during emergency operations.

Consults with and/or provides technical assistance to public and private entities concerning health care.

Instructs on topics, such as health education, disease prevention, child birth, and home nursing and develops health improvement programs.

Directs and coordinates health care programs.

Develops, negotiates and implements public/private partnerships.

Performs grant writing and/or contract management activities.

Conducts inspections or programmatic evaluations and writes reports of findings, recommendations and corrective actions.

Monitors the quality of care or standards of practice to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements.

Develops policies, procedures, rules and/or legislation.

Develops or selects curriculum and prepares pamphlets, manuals, visual aids, course outlines, and other materials used in teaching.

Writes research reports and other publications to document and communicate program activities or research findings.

Prepares and justifies budgets for health care programs/services. Monitors, analyzes and coordinates expenditures within allocation.

EXAMPLES OF JOB CHARACTERISTICS

Monitor Processes, Material, Surroundings

Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, often to detect problems or to find out when things are finished.

Documenting/Recording Information

Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in either written form or electronic/magnetic recording.

Communicating With Other Workers

Providing information to supervisors, fellow workers, and subordinates. This information can be exchanged face-to-face, in writing, or via telephone/electronic transfer.

Getting Information Needed to Do the Job

Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.

Updating and Using Job-Relevant Knowledge

Keeping up-to-date technically and knowing one’s own jobs’ and related jobs’ functions.

Establishing and Maintaining Relationships

Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.

Performing General Physical Activities

Performing physical activities that require moving one’s whole body, such as in climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, where the activities often also require considerable use of the arms and legs, such as in the physical handling of materials.

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Combining, evaluating, and reasoning with information and data to make decisions and solve problems. These processes involve making decisions about the relative importance of information and choosing the best solution.

Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events

Identifying information received by making estimates or categorizations, recognizing differences or similarities, or sensing changes in circumstances or events.

EXAMPLES OF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Speaking

Talking to others to effectively convey information

Service Orientation

Actively looking for ways to help people

Social Perceptiveness

Being aware of others’ reactions and understanding why they react the way they do

Judgment and Decision Making

Weighing the relative costs and benefits of a potential action

Reading Comprehension

Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents

Coordination

Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions

Management of Personnel Resources

Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job

Critical Thinking

Using logic and analysis to identify the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches

Active Listening

Listening to what other people are saying and asking questions as appropriate

Problem Identification

Identifying the nature of problems

Writing

Communicating effectively with others in writing as indicated by the needs of the audience

Mathematics

Using mathematics to solve problems

Problem Identification

Identifying the nature of problems

Medicine and Dentistry

Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures

Biology

Knowledge of plant and animal living tissue, cells, organisms, and entities, including their functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment

Customer and Personal Service

Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services including needs assessment techniques, quality service standards, alternative delivery systems, and customer satisfaction evaluation techniques

Chemistry

Knowledge of the composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods

Therapy and Counseling

Knowledge of information and techniques needed to rehabilitate physical and mental ailments and to provide career guidance including alternative treatments, rehabilitation equipment and its proper use, and methods to evaluate treatment effects

English Language

Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar

Education and Training

Knowledge of instructional methods and training techniques including curriculum design principles, learning theory, group and individual teaching techniques, design of individual development plans, and test design principles

Psychology

Knowledge of human behavior and performance, mental processes, psychological research methods, and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders

Administration and Management

Knowledge of principles and processes involved in business and organizational planning, coordination, and execution. This may include strategic planning, resource allocation, manpower modeling, leadership techniques, and production methods

Communications and Media

Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods including alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media

Computer

Knowledge of computer software including applications

Mathematics

Knowledge of numbers, their operations, and interrelationships including one or more of the following: arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

This occupation requires licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in accordance with Chapter 464, Florida Statutes and in accordance with Rule 64B9, Florida Administrative Code.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). 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 DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS HAVE RECENTLY CHANGED.

To obtain revised and updated information on Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements, click

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Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, applicants eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. However, applicants claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each application 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. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. Applicants may also fax their supporting documentation to People First at 1-888-403-2110.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

This occupation requires licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in accordance with Chapter 464, Florida Statutes and in accordance with Rule 64B9, Florida Administrative Code.

EFFECTIVE:
03/17/2003

History:
07/01/2002

01/02/2015 Code change from 29-1111

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