COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING DIRECTOR – SES – 64002518 1

Overview

Requisition No: 209441 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING DIRECTOR – SES – 64002518 1

Position Number: 64002518 

Salary:  $60,000 

Posting Closing Date: 09/19/2020 

 

Duties and Responsibilities

The incumbent is part of a global public health organization and is expected to support the Florida Department of Health in Manatee County in its mission to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts and its vision to be the Healthiest State in the Nation.  Furthermore the incumbent is expected to incorporate the agency values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Responsiveness and Excellence in all aspects of their work.

 

This position is responsible to perform functions requiring independent judgment and ability to maintain positive working relationships with all agency divisions. The incumbent oversees the area of Planning Performance & Management Nursing, Family Planning Title X, Immunizations, TB Control Services, Refugee Programs and Immigration and Naturalization Services, Health Equity, Health Information, Accreditation, Training and Health Promotion & School Health is a direct reports of the County Health Department Director.  The incumbent actively participates on the SPIL Team and is responsible for critical decision making regarding public health issues within the organization as well as those which impact the community.

 

Provides oversight for those programs including budget preparation and monitoring expense.  Actively participates in the development and implementation of the agency’s clinical quality assurance program, including Medicaid, coding and billing activities, and documentation as it relates to the HMS system. Establishes and monitors an ongoing QA and QI process for applicable divisions, assuring compliance with agency and clinical services division goals.  Identifies problems, proposes and monitors corrective actions. Provides training, technical assistance, and other QI activities to improve clinical documentation, coding, and quality of care

 

Liaison to DOH Public Health Nursing program. Ensures Nursing related communication and guidance, including policies, procedures, standards, hiring modules, and web pages are reviewed and updated on an ongoing basis.  Interprets and ensures compliance with state policies and procedures. Writes, implements, and maintains local policies and procedures having an impact on nursing and other clinical staff. Provides nursing consultation, training, and technical assistance and direction for staff, especially in areas of time and resource utilization and quality management. Monitors professional nursing practice and staff adherence to nursing policies, standards and behaviors. Reviews educational packets for CEUs and ensures entry into CE Broker. Leads centralized nursing in recruitment and selection of the best available workforce through advertisement, applicant monitoring, interviewing, and other internal and external recruitment activities.

 

Assists the Clinical Services Division Director by providing coordination, technical assistance and implementation of countywide clinical health projects. Assists in the planning and performance activities by providing consultation for quality improvement issues as related to nursing or clinical functions. Consultation includes, but is not limited to health improvement planning, accreditation, strategic, quality, and operational plans, quality teams, health status indicators, site visits, quality reviews and client satisfaction surveys. Provides coverage at the Emergency Operations Center and coordinates nursing coverage and deployment pre and post emergency events, if needed.

 

Meets annual training requirements and attends training to promote professional and personal growth. Completes timesheets and EARS timely and accurately. Keeps supervisor informed. Actively participates on the agency Operations Management Team, Nursing Action Team, and other quality teams as needed. Attends annual staff and nursing in-services and Nursing Action Team meetings when scheduled by the agency. Monitors and evaluates assigned performance measures to ensure achievement of goals.

 

Serves as a consultant and back-up to nursing staff. Performs interviews, assessments and physical exams, reviews medical history, orders and reviews laboratory tests and makes decisions on the type of care needed by the patients. Provides case management, anticipatory guidance, health education, referrals and follow-up. Works closely with all levels.

 

Actively participates in all disaster preparedness efforts in Manatee County, including Special Need Shelter planning, activation, and implementation.

 

Plans, organizes and supervises all the activities of direct reports.  Assists with recruiting and hiring.  Directs the flow of work activities. Trains new staff and updates subordinates to changes in methods, techniques, and procedures. Completes performance appraisals; sets the schedules, completes time sheets and arranges for office coverage during breaks, lunch, etc.  Communicates on a regular basis with employees both individually and in staff meetings. Responsible for the supervision of staff including approving leave, recommending disciplinary actions.  

 

Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Knowledge, skills and abilities, including

 

  • utilization of equipment, required for the position:
  • Skill in nursing practice;
  • skill in the operation of a computer and various software programs used to facilitate job duties
  • ability to use independent judgment and critical thinking
  • abilities including communicating effectively verbally and in writing; planning, organizing and coordinating work assignments
  • establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with others
  • working independently and with teams
  • ability to understand and apply applicable policies, procedures, standards, statutes and rules
  • skill in developing methods for monitoring and evaluating quality of services and compliance with rules, policies, procedures, standards and statutes.

 

**Licensure/registration/certification requirements

 

-Licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in accordance with Florida Statute 464 or eligible to practice nursing in accordance with Florida Administrative Code 210-8.22 or 8.27.

-Masters Degree in Public Health

-Bachelor Degree in Nursing

-Valid Florida driver’s license

 

Other 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.

 

*Note: Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic submission process. 

Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days

Current State Employees – Salary for current employees is based on employee’s current payband / paygrade. 

Only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers will be hired.

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, visit http://www.sss.gov.

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.

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) to conduct this background check.

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 on the date of your retirement.

 

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 (1-866-663-4735). 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.

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.