Requisition No: 225141
Agency: Department of Health
Working Title: OPS CNA / EMT / Paramedic – 64906200
Position Number: 64906200
Salary: $9.23 – $18.59
Posting Closing Date: 12/01/2020
FLORIDA DEPARTMNET OF HEALTH BROWARD COUNTY
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
/ Emergency Medical Technician(EMT) / Paramedic-Operations Analyst
This position is located in Broward County
This position is pending reclass
Open Competitive Opportunity
This is a temporary position with duties associated with COVID-19 response. This is not a remote position.
This is an OPS (Other Personal Services) positions and as such no paid time off is offered. Health benefits will be offered for full-time employment. OPS employees are eligible to participate in a deferred compensation plan.
We request that all applications be completed with People First – no faxed or mailed applications to the agency. Experience, education, and/or training used to meet the minimum qualifications and in response to the qualifying questions must be verifiable through information contained in your application.
When completing the online application, all gaps of employment or education greater than 90 days starting from high school must be explained (approximate date, month, and year) identifying company name or if unemployed. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
This position will work closely with our community by performing COVID-19 tests at outdoor testing sites throughout Broward. Candidate will be responsible for guiding clients through the COVID Testing process, from answering questions to conducting COVID-19 swabs for diagnostic testing of COVID-19. Candidate must have leadership qualities, the ability to solve problems, excellent customer service and able to work in a fast paced environment.
This job requires you to be outside in a ventilated medical tent. The operation is designed to limit exposure both to the patient and the medical provider collecting the swab. The candidate will be required to wear full personal protective equipment (PPE) which will be provided.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Site liaison for following preventative practices (proper hygiene, social distancing and other practices)
- Put on (don) and remove (doff) (PPE) per company protocol
- Sanitization of screening station as per the protocol and at least once per day
- Sterilization of equipment/instruments used
- Be able to check temperature using a thermometer
- Be able to wear required PPE (face mask, eye protection, medical gloves, gown, safety vest, etc.)
- Be able to work in an outdoor environment
- Capable of performing swabs on patients.
- Experience in any clinical setting.
- Ability to work early morning, late evening and weekends as directed by program needs.
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.
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.
You will be required to provide proof of education in the form of a degree or transcript.
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.
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.