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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE - 62000258

Requisition No: 32807 


Agency: Military Affairs


Working Title: LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE - 62000258


Position Number: 62000258 


Salary:  $28,579.62 


Posting Closing Date: 07/24/2018 


DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS


 


Office of the Adjutant General


 


St. Francis Barracks, P.O. Box 1008


 


St. Augustine, FL 32085-1008


 


Vacancy # 62000200


 


 


 


 


Directorate: Florida Youth Challenge Academy (FLYCA)


Position Title: LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE


Job Status: Full-Time


Annual Salary: $24,579.62


Total Compensation package (including Salary, Annual/Sick Leave and Benefits): $40,579.62


Appointment Type:  Career Service (CS) €“ Included


Work Location:  Camp Blanding, Starke FL


Vacancies: Open Competitive


 


 


APPLICATION DEADLINE: 11:59 p.m. on closing date


 


The Department of Military Affairs values and supports employment of individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  


 


CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:


 


New employees of the Department of Military Affairs will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening.


New employees of the Department of Military Affairs are required to participate in a direct deposit/electronic transfer program.


 


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:


 


Must have a valid Florida driver's license.


 


This position requires a clear and active licensure as a practical nurse in accordance with Chapter 464, Florida Statutes or eligible to practice nursing in accordance with Florida Administrative Code 210-8.22 or 8.27.


 


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. Therefore the incumbent is subject to random drug testing.


 


Incumbent may infrequently be exposed to aggressive/hostile at-risk youth and/or upset parents/guardians.


 


 


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


 


Applies nursing principles and techniques. Cleans and dresses wounds, applies compresses, ice packs, and hot water bottles.


Instructs Cadets on care of injuries.


Assists in the monitoring and care of Cadets for medical needs providing health care and first aid.


Administers specified medication as prescribed by a variety of methods and documents Cadet's charts.


Takes and records vital signs and assesses Cadet's medical needs.


Provides and discusses patient needs with physicians.


Obtains lab specimens when required for examinations.


Packages medications as ordered or per standing orders.


Observes patients for deviations from normal conditions.


Provides medical treatment and personal care to Cadets.


Provides dietary recommendations to Dining Facility staff for special needs Cadets.


Assists in planning and conducting family, patient and health education by counseling and fostering inclusion of the educational concepts into all phases of the health care provided.


Assists in developing curricula, preparing educational briefings and presenting classes to Cadets in accordance with Cooperative Agreement educational requirements.


Participates in the orientation and the staff development programs for personnel assisting with patient care.


 


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: (Note: The knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) identified in this class specification represent those needed to perform the duties of this class. Additional knowledge, skills, and abilities may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)


 


Knowledge of nursing principles, practices, and techniques.


Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology.


Knowledge of computer software and applications to include Microsoft Office Suite and internet.


Knowledge of instructional methods and curriculum development.


Skills in developing medically based training courses for students and applicant families.


Skills in presenting medical based training classes to large groups.


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 provide customer service and needs assessments.


Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.


Ability to communicate effectively.


Ability to develop and present training to staff and Cadets.


Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.


Ability to perform physical activities to include use of arms, legs, hands, and feet. Lifting, bending, climbing, and handling equipment.


 


 


SPECIAL NOTES:


 


The State of Florida and The Department of Military Affairs participate in the E-Verify program. Federal law requires that all employers verify the identity and employment eligibility of any person hired to work in the United States.


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: http://www.sss.gov


All members of the Florida Retirement System are required to contribute 3% of their salary on a pre-tax basis.


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 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. 




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