Nursing Program Specialist Jobs Vacancy in The State Florida Fort Walton Beach
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Nursing Program Specialist Jobs Vacancy in The State Florida Fort Walton Beach Jobs Details:
Requisition No: 44546
Agency: Department of Health
Working Title: NURSING PROGRAM SPECIALIST - 64047993
Position Number: 64047993
Posting Closing Date: 09/30/2018
This is professional work providing essential services as a member of an integrated team providing all aspects of care to the HIV/AIDS client. The Ryan White Nurse Program Specialist will be responsible for assuring all clinical services provided are consistent with recommended protocols and are of the highest quality. Responsible for ensuring all clients are enrolled where appropriate and staff are in compliance with program’s regulations. This position reports directly to the Community Health Nursing Director –SES and functions with a high degree of independence and autonomy, working under established protocols and utilizing nursing assessment skills.
15% Assists in providing orientation and conducting initial patient education and needs assessment at initial enrollment. Creates patient nursing care plans. Works cooperatively with the Part B case manager in ensuring that each client accesses comprehensive services in accordance with the individualized plan of care. Responsible for the accuracy of client’s medical records and tracking laboratory results. Provides follow-up services to clients exiting the program and those lost to care. Conducts phone assessments of patients and triages appropriately.
25% Prepares patients for and assists with examinations. Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient’s condition. Prepares rooms, equipment, supplies, and assists physician. Discusses cases with physician. Informs physician of patient’s conditions. Instructs clients on topics, such as health education, medication adherence, disease transmission prevention, and develops health improvement plans based on individual client needs. Monitors the quality of care or standards of practice to ensure compliance with state and federal mandates. Assists in the development of policies and procedures for the Ryan White Program.
30% Serves as the nurse case manager for specialty care services referrals. Determines in collaboration with the physician, appropriate specialty referral resources for patients and arranges patient consultation appointments. Contacts and arranges referrals utilizing the contracted service providers in Okaloosa or Walton County per the Purchase Order/Contract guidelines and use of the Volunteer Healthcare Provider program. Provides continuity of care by monitoring and tracking all referrals to other medical or health related specialties, records requests, and client adherence, and providing these for physician reference. Refers patients to community agencies furnishing assistance and collaborates with agencies. Maintains Specialty Care Referral Log. Follows up with physicians as needed to obtain visit reports and recommendations for care. Documents all activities clearly as required in the electronic medical record and computer data management system as required.
10% Assists FDOH-Okaloosa Linkage Coordinator with new HIV cases and all linkage to care efforts. Enrolls new patients, and emphasizes program eligibility, requirements, and adherence issues. Assists in maintaining accurate client database in accordance with State of Florida, ADAP, HIV/AIDS Bureau policy and procedures.
10% Assists in the coordination and implementation of all Outreach components within the HIV/AIDS program (Ryan White Program). Assists in the coordination of HIV related special events. Coordinates with test sites, providers, and community groups to ensure individuals living with HIV receive appropriate services. Assists supervisor and helps coordinate care for all new HIV positive clients, to include coordinating with Area 1 surveillance officer and DIS, and out of state agencies as appropriate. This includes all follow-up on testing, reporting, and recording lab results, and patient contact for retesting if needed.
5% Participates in quality improvement activities to assess program effectiveness and ensure program guidelines are met. Provide ongoing assessment of community resources and provide community education at private and public sites for the identified population. Attends and participates in staff meetings, case reviews and in-services.
5% Performs other job related duties as delegated by the nursing supervisor as required in support of the Agency’s vision and mission. Participates in workshops, in services, conferences, meetings and other activities related to public health. Participates in cross training and staff development activities for the purpose of career development. May be called upon to work in disaster shelters in time of natural disasters/emergencies and perform other emergency work as required.
Security/Information Access: This position has the “Need to Know” for the following information sets: Medical records, Pharmacy records, and Billing records.
This position requires the incumbent to currently hold and maintain a valid U.S. Driver's License.
All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida employment application.
This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Please note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct the background check.
- Emergency Duty: Incumbent may be required to work during 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 to perform other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural.
- 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
- 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.
Nearest Major Market: Fort Walton Beach