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Verified Pay $1,875.26 per biweek
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Chattahoochee, Florida

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Registered Nurse - 60010624

Requisition No: 823743 Agency: Children and Families Working Title: REGISTERED NURSE - 60010624 Pay Plan: Career Service Position Number: 60010624 Salary: $1,875.26 Bi-weekly Posting Closing Date: 08/22/2024 Total Compensation Estimator Tool The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) is the state of Florida's social services agency. The agency oversees services for child safety, fostering, adoption, domestic violence, adult protective services, refugees, homelessness, mental health, substance abuse, childcare providers, human trafficking and public assistance. The agency's mission is to work in partnership with local communities to protect the vulnerable, promote strong and economically self-sufficient families, and advance personal and family recovery and resiliency. Within DCF, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health (SAMH) Program office is recognized as the single state authority for substance abuse and mental health services. The Office of SAMH is statutorily responsible for the planning, evaluation, and implementation of a comprehensive statewide system of care for the prevention, treatment, and recovery of children and adults with serious mental illnesses or substance use disorders. Florida State Hospital (FSH) is a mental health treatment facility owned and operated by the State of Florida and is part of the Department of Children and Families. The department's mission is to "work in partnership with local communities to protect the vulnerable, promote strong and economically self-sufficient families, and advance personal and family recovery and resiliency." FLORIDA STATE HOSPITAL IS A TOBACCO FREE FACILITY. TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION RESPONSES TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE VERIFIABLE BASED ON YOUR SUBMITTED APPLICATION. THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE USED TO FILL MULTIPLE POSITIONS. This is a highly responsible and professional position that will serve as a Registered Nurse. This position will collaborate with each section within the state facilities and be required to use independent judgement, take initiative in carrying out duties and responsibilities and should be extraordinarily detail oriented. Specific Duties and Responsibilities include: * 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. * This is an entry-level professional nursing position within the nursing field (less than 1 year of medical/psychiatric experience) and possesses an entry level of nursing knowledge, skill and ability with responsibility for nursing care within the unit for residents assigned and serves as a nursing resource to the multi-disciplinary service implementation team. Specific duties and responsibilities are as follows: * Administer or supervise administration of medications (all forms), bloodwork, IVs, treatments, specimen collection and related nursing duties. Provide patient education on medication and treatments provided. * Participates in hospital infection control program/policies/guidelines with documentation of information daily and routing to Infection Control Nurse for daily report. * Participates in assessment and formulation of initial service plan and subsequent plans of care for residents assigned. * Prepare or supervise nurse in preparing resident for EKG, EKG, consults, x-rays, and related procedures. * Assesses, implements, documents manual holds, seclusion/restraint processes utilizing required documentation/forms. * Assist the medical physician as needed. * Provide emergency nursing care and examination of injuries with documentation and follow-up care as needed. * Responsible for ordering and maintaining adequate resident/nursing and supplies with inventory and discarding any outdated supplies. * Responsive and compliant with current residents' rights and advocacy issues; adheres to and complies with unit, hospital, and departmental policies and guidelines. * Accepts written, oral and phone orders from physicians, psychiatrists, ARNP's, PA's or dentists, transcribes orders and initiates or carries out orders. * Participates in the formulation of individualized residents' treatment plans. * Admits and transfers residents to and from home unit or other hospital facilities with proper forms completed and ensures that appropriate documentation accompanies residents. * Designates (in conjunction with physician) the mode of travel for residents with medical problems who are traveling off the ward for services or appointments. * Provides individualized and group counseling to resident (behavioral, medication, treatment) and psychotherapy as needed. * Participates in resident evaluations, diagnoses, and development of each resident's treatment and discharge plan with the treatment team. Preparation of nursing care assessments/service implementation plans for designated residents. * Serves as a resource person to other nurses for training and continuing education activities; works with supervisor in scheduling/ approving attendance to outside training activities for nursing personnel as needed. * Monitors, supervises, evaluates unlicensed assistive personnel in performing assigned nursing functions according to DCF OP 155-5 with copies to their supervisor for inclusion on staff's evaluation. Provides training to them when needed to perform assigned function. * Performs other related duties as required to meet the needs of the department or resident's quality of care. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required for the position: * Knowledge of nursing principles, practices and techniques. * Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology. * Ability to administer prescribed medications. * Ability to provide direct patient care and treatment. * Ability to work with patients having a variety of physical problems. * Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments. * Ability to communicate effectively. * Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Minimum Qualifications: * Licensure as a practical nurse in accordance with Florida Statute 464 or eligible to practice nursing in accordance with Florida Administrative Code 210-8.22 or 8.27 or a multi-state license under the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC). Benefits of Working for the State of Florida: * Health insurance * Life insurance; $25,000 policy is free plus option to purchase additional life insurance * Dental, vision and supplemental insurance * Retirement plan options, including employer contributions * (For more information, please click www.myfrs.com); * Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year; * Flexible Spending Accounts; * Opportunities for career advancement * Tuition waiver for public college courses For a more complete list of benefits, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com. DCF EMPLOYMENT DISCLOSURES US CITIZEN REQUIREMENT Only US citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers will be hired. SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM REGISTRATION All selected male candidates born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion into an authorized position unless they are registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). Verification of Selective Service registration will be conducted prior to hire. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov. RETIREE NOTICE 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 suspended or voided, and you required to repay all benefits received depending upon the date of your retirement. BACKGROUND SCREENING It is the policy of the Florida Department of Children and Families that any applicant being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and, if applicable, also be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F.S., and Chapter 408, F.S. No applicant may begin employment until the background screening results are received, reviewed for any disqualifying offenses, and approved by the Agency. Background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal history checks through local law enforcement agencies. 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.

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Posting ID: 915972664 Posted: 2024-05-11 Job Title: Registered Nurse