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Senior Licensed Practical Nurse - 64054083

Company: Florida Department of Transportation
Location: West Palm Beach
Posted on: September 13, 2020

Job Description:

Requisition No: 224785Agency: Department of HealthWorking Title: SENIOR LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE - 64054083Position Number: 64054083Salary: $36,656.10Posting Closing Date: 09/11/2020Open Competitive OpportunityNOTE: Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process. This language simply takes the place of previous language used that referenced the "State of Florida" applicationDuties and Responsibilities:This is a Senior Licensed Practical Nurse position working in the Comprehensive School Health Program located at Atlantic Community High School in Delray Beach. Works under the daily directions of the Nursing Program Specialist as well as the Senior Community Health Nursing Supervisor. This position may be asked to provide school health nursing services at other Florida Health Palm Beach County schools as assigned. This position is responsible for providing student health services and will assist the registered school nurse in identifying and caring for students with acute and chronic health conditions, responding to emergencies, monitoring for communicable disease and following up on immunization compliance within the school. This position will assist the school nurse in educating students concerning health maintenance and risky behaviors and is responsible for coordinating and screening of all health screenings and for the follow-up on abnormal results. This position supports the implementation of the goals and objectives of the Comprehensive School Health Services Program in reference to promoting student health, decreasing student involvement in substance abuse and incidence of suicide, and the number of births to teens. Incumbent is expected to communicate (by phone or in person) in a courteous and professional manner at all times. incumbent's day-to-day activities and leave are coordinated with the Nursing Program Specialist at the school health site.This position is designated as a sensitive position and is required to maintain confidential information in accordance with the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) Palm Beach County (PBC) Information Security Policy, Protocols, and Procedures. This position has the access to view and update confidential information, immunization and school medical records. This position requires access to FL Shots System to review, update and/or enter immunizations. Employee Activity Report (EARS) for data entry.Works cooperatively with all school staff. Provides coverage of the health room, advising students according to established guidelines. Provides first aid according to protocols. Notifies school nurse or supervisor immediately if problems occur or direction needed. Responsible to complete student encounter forms in Welligent, daily and monthly health room log report and to review, update and/or enter immunization information into FL Shots System. Responsible for maintenance of the Communicable Disease Notebook which identifies students with immunization exemptions and those at risk for communicable disease. Performs vision and hearing, height and weight measurement and blood pressure screenings according to protocols/guidelines and records on appropriate graph/form. Retests all vision and hearing test failures. Schedules time to accomplish screenings within state and county guidelines.Completes appropriate forms to assure referrals are in compliance with program guidelines. Tracks progress of referrals and responsible for completion of health screening reports. Maintains accurate records of all testing and makes information available to appropriate school personnel for recording on the Cumulative Health Record and for the review of the school nurse. Maintains vision/hearing and all health room equipment in good working order. Performs simple cleaning and maintenance of machines. Notifies supervisor of faulty equipment.Participates in services programs and staff conferences.Perform other duties as assigned.Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:* Knowledge of nursing principles, practices and techniques* Knowledge of community resources* Ability to administer medications, First Aid, performs CPR, and performs health screenings* Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships* Ability to plan, coordinate and evaluate public health programs* Ability to retrieve, interpret, and disseminate health information data* Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments.* Ability to communicate effectively* Skill and ability to use a personal computer, Microsoft Mail, Word, Excel and PowerPoint applicationLicensure/registration/certification requirements (If applicable, list the appropriate Florida Statute or federal regulation cite): This occupation requires licensure as a Practical Nurse in accordance with Chapter 464, Florida Statues or eligible lo practice nursing in accordance with Florida Administrative Code 210-8.22 or 8.27Other job-related requirements for this position:Incumbent may be required to work before, during and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency. Emergency duty required of the Incumbent Includes working in special needs or Red Cross shelters, or performing other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to or threats Involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural. Incumbent must be able to lift and carry up to 30lbs. Incumbent may be required to wort on the FDOH Stale Holiday (Veteran's) Day when the students are in session. 10-month position: off 2 weeks during winter break and 8 weeks in the summer when there are no students in school.Working hours: (A) Daily from 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM (B) Total hours in workweek (C) Work hours conform to school hours (30-minute lunch).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.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 from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.govIf 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.We hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers.In the event of an emergency, you will be required to perform emergency operations functions, work during and/or beyond your 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 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 Departments 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. 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: Palm BeachNearest Secondary Market: Miami

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