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Ops Advanced Practice RN Specialist - 64952472 1 - Med Surg

Company: Florida Department of Transportation
Location: Clearwater
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Ops Advanced Practice RN Specialist - 64952472 1Requisition No: 530523

Agency: Department of Health


Position Number: 64952472

Salary: $45.00/ hourly

Posting Closing Date: 08/07/2022

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County. If you are looking to establish a successful career in Public Health, you have come to the right place. Many of our innovative and successful health programs are recognized throughout Florida. We hope you decide to join our team! Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for an interview.

OPS Advanced Practice RN Specialist

Your Specific Responsibilities:

This position is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse who will provide health care services to the unsheltered homeless where they reside as part of a street medicine initiative of the Health Care for the Homeless Program. Duties of the position include:

* Provides comprehensive health care to homeless clients via outreach, in clinic setting, and/or via telehealth.
* Evaluates and performs complete physical examinations.
* Analyzes and interprets patient histories, symptoms, physical findings, and/or diagnostic information to develop appropriate diagnoses.
* Diagnoses and treats acute health care problems such as illnesses, infections, or injuries.
* Provides wound care.
* Orders, conducts, interprets, and/or evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition.
* Orders, reviews and interprets laboratory tests to identify and assess patient's condition.
* Prescribes and administers medications based on patient characteristics, efficacy, safety, and cost as legally authorized.
* Makes medical diagnosis and prescribes treatment within scope of service.
* Develops treatment plans based on scientific rationale, standards of care, and professional practice guidelines.
* Makes appropriate follow ups and referrals.
* Educates patients about self-management of acute and chronic illnesses, tailoring instructions to patients' individual circumstances.
* Provides consultation and technical assistance in evaluating the appropriateness of client care as it relates to primary care.
* Documents all services in EHR timely and accurately.
* Communicates with medical team and other colleagues.
* Complies with all UDS measures, clinical standards and selected goals for quality of care.
* Provides excellent customer service.
* Completes case management, including record review and lab review.
* Keeps supervisor and Medical Director informed.
* Completes timesheet, EARS, and mandatory training in a timely and accurate manner.
* Completes training to promote professional growth.
* Participates in peer review and provider, team, and other meetings as assigned
* Performs other related duties as assigned including emergency duty.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

* Knowledge of nursing principals, practices and techniques.
* Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology.
* Ability to administer prescribed medications.
* Ability to perform complete physical assessments of patients.
* Ability to identify and evaluate illnesses.
* Ability to initiate diagnostic laboratory testing and evaluate the results.
* Ability to manage the care of patients.
* Ability to compile and evaluate medical histories and other clinical and laboratory data.
* Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
* Ability to use independent judgment and decision-making.
* Ability to work independently and manage one's own time.
* Ability to use critical thinking.
* Knowledge of customer service principles.
* Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
* Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
* Skill in computer software programs used to facilitate job duties.



* A clear and active license in the state of Florida to practice as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner
* A valid Florida driver's license
* Access to reliable personal transportation


* Five or more years of experience utilizing an electronic health record in a clinic setting
* Five or more years of experience working as an ARNP in an internal medicine or family practice clinic setting
* Experience working as a nurse in an outreach setting
* Experience working at a Federally Qualified Health Center
* Experience providing clinical care to patients experiencing homelessness
* Experience providing clinical care to clients via Telehealth

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:

Bayside Health Clinic

14808 49th St N

Clearwater, FL

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!

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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. 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:

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.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Tampa

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