Registered Nurse - 48008590 - Med Surg
Company: State of Florida
Location: Saint Augustine
Posted on: January 25, 2023
Registered Nurse - 48008590Requisition No: 792483
Agency: School for the Deaf & Blind
Working Title: REGISTERED NURSE - 48008590
Position Number: 48008590
Salary: $35,538.28 - $43,038.28
Posting Closing Date: 02/01/2023
Registered Nurse - Position Number 48008590
Department - Health Care Center
The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind Health Care Center
has a full-time job opening for a Registered Nurse
As a State of Florida Employer, full-time employment positions
195 workdays (26 pay periods; paid year-round)
Paid holidays and one personal day
Automatic enrollment into the Florida Retirement System
Earn 4 hours of annual leave and 4 hours of sick leave per pay
Medical insurance coverage is $90 per pay period for family
coverage; $25 per pay period for employee only
Low-cost supplemental benefit packages that include dental, vision,
and much more
Professional development opportunities and ability to learn
American Sign Language on campus at no cost
Tuition waiver program - earn up to 6 credit hours per semester at
Take this opportunity to make a difference in a student's life and
become part of a great school. Apply today!
10 month: $35,538.28 - $43,038.28 annually (paid biweekly over
26-pays) This range is inclusive of verified experience and
Monday - Friday from 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Your Specific Responsibilities
Provide age/special needs appropriate nursing care to school age
student patients ranging from preschool to 22 years of age.
Including assessment of student patient needs specific to their
age. Nursing care is planned, interventions are performed to assure
those needs are met and evaluated for effectiveness of nursing
care. Health care services are provided according to physician
orders, nursing clinical guidelines, FSDB and HCC policies and
procedure and in accordance with FS 464 and FAC 64B9. Establishes
and maintains a therapeutic relationship with the student. Performs
interventions according to level of education and practice and per
physician orders. Assures that interventions are safe, timely,
ethical and appropriate and with scope of practice for RN. Modifies
interventions based on continuous assessment. Documents in a
retrievable form for access, analysis and research. Serves as a
health care liaison among the student, nurse, physician, family,
academic and residential staff to provide a continuum of care for
the student. Promotes student's personal and social integration.
Reinforces healthy behaviors and interaction patterns and helps
modify or discontinue unhealthy ones. Integrates patient teaching
into every student encounter. Communicates in a timely manner with
family, academic and residential staff following all student
encounters and prior to initiation of all medical treatments and
interventions. Establishes and conducts health care Inservice and
patient teaching for students, staff and families. Continually
evaluates student progress. Documents patient teaching
interventions, communication, crisis intervention, medication
education, behavior modification. Prioritizes and collects data
based on the patient's immediate health care need or medical
condition. Completes a comprehensive history of personal and health
factors, medical treatment and prior treatment. Collects data from
multiple sources using a variety of methods. Involves the student,
significant others, and interdisciplinary team members in the
assessment process and data analysis. Assures that the assessment
process is systematic and ongoing. Bases data collection on
clinical judgment. Documents the database in synthesized,
prioritized and retrievable form. Evaluates self and peers to
assure provision of competent clinical care. Takes action to
achieve goal/s and improve performance. Maintains current knowledge
in nursing practice. Participates in professional activities to
improve professional knowledge and enhance role performance.
Documents educational activities. Interacts with and contributes to
the professional development of peers and others as colleagues.
Assists others in identifying teaching/learning needs related to
clinical care. Promotes interdisciplinary collaboration.
Contributes to a supportive and healthy work environment.
Assessments, actions and recommendations on behalf of students are
determined and implemented in an ethical manner. Collaborates with
the student, significant others and health care clinicians in
providing health care. Contributes to nursing, medical, educational
research through the use of research methods and findings including
participation in data collection. Considers factors related to
safety, effectiveness and cost in planning and delivering health
care. Develops a plan of care that is negotiated among the student,
nurse, significant others and treatment team and prescribes
evidence-based interventions to attain expected outcomes.
Individualizes plan to include patient's characteristics, needs,
health problems and conditions. Develops plan of care in
collaboration with others. Documents plan in a retrievable form for
access and modification. Evaluates in a systematic, ongoing and
criterion-based manner. Involves student, family and others in the
evaluation. Documents student response to treatment and
interventions in analytical terms. Develops nursing diagnosis and
problem statements from data. Develops nursing diagnosis based on
accepted classification systems. Discusses and verifies nursing
diagnoses and risk factors with patient. Assures that the nursing
diagnoses and clinical impressions are documented in a manner that
facilitates the identification of patient outcomes and their use in
the plan of care. Derives outcome from nursing diagnosis. Assures
that outcomes are student-oriented, evidence based, therapeutically
sound, realistic, attainable and cost-effective. Documents outcomes
as measurable goals. Other related duties.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of nursing for
the school aged child and special needs child. Ability to utilize
the nursing process and to collaborate with other health care
clinicians is required. Ability to effectively communicate in
English verbally and in writing and electronically. Ability to
learn to communicate effectively in sign language. Knowledge of
general supervisory techniques. Ability to establish and maintain
effective working relationships with others. Skill and ability to
provide professional, effective and confidential customer service.
Knowledge of basic computer software. Knowledge and ability to
operate a motor vehicle and maintain Florida classified driver's
license. Knowledge and ability to learn and perform CPI. Skill and
ability to use manual and electronic medical equipment including
pulse oximeter, hemocue, glucometer, dynamap. Ability to
successfully complete Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare
Providers. Ability to complete training and administer skills
acquired during CPR.
Licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in accordance with
Florida Statute 464 or eligible to practice nursing in accordance
with Florida Administrative Code 210-8.27.
Condition of Employment
Applicants under consideration for employment at the Florida School
for the Deaf and the Blind will be required to complete background
investigation. Fingerprints will be taken and sent to the Florida
Department of Law Enforcement and the Federal Bureau of
Investigation for a background check of your criminal history
record(s) at the state and national level.
Sign Language Requirements
Applicants who are selected for hire will be required to attain an
Intermediate proficiency in sign language, within four years of
Please note: The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind provides
education to acquire sign language skills.
Sign Language Skills
About Our Organization and Mission
The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) is a state
public school available at no cost to eligible pre-K and K-12
students who are deaf/hard of hearing, blind/visually impaired or
deafblind, including boarding and transportation services. FSDB is
nationally recognized for its comprehensive educational services,
designed for the unique communication and accessibility needs of
students. FSDB also provides educational outreach programs for
children ages 0-5 and their families. The FSDB experience provides
students with the edge to do more, be more, and achieve more,
fulfilling our vision of preparing them for a lifetime of
The mission of FSDB is to utilize all available talent, energy, and
resources to provide free appropriate public education for eligible
sensory impaired students of Florida. As a school of academic
excellence, the school shall strive to provide students an
opportunity to access education services in caring, safe, unique
learning environment to prepare them to be literate, employable,
and independent lifelong learners. The school shall provide
outreach services that include collaboration with district school
boards and shall encourage input from students, staff, parents, and
the community. As a diverse organization, the school shall foster
respect and understanding for each individual. (Section 1002.36,
How You Will Grow
FSDB provides staff members with opportunities to grow
professionally, enhancing their ability to support students'
growth. School- and state-required training and skills development
is offered both online and in-person for academic and non-academic
Where You Will Work
The FSDB campus is situated in the Uptown area of historic St.
Augustine, by the Intracoastal Waterway. St. Augustine, also known
as the nation's oldest city, has a rich heritage that makes the
city and its surroundings a charming and distinctive place to live
and to visit.
St. Augustine has its own unique character, with friendly local
people at farmers markets, nearby beaches, entertainment venues,
shopping areas, community events, restaurants, and more. The links
below give insight into the city we love:
Florida's Historic Coast
Visit Florida-St. Augustine
First Coast Relocation Guide
Historic Coast Culture
Florida, the Sunshine State, is known for warm climates, friendly
residents, and exceptional outdoor and recreational opportunities.
It offers a great quality of life with a reasonable cost of living
without a state income tax. Florida continues to be a magnet for
new residents each year.
The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida
FSDB is a state of Florida agency and a major employer in St. Johns
County. Working for the state of Florida is more than a paycheck.
The state's total compensation package for our SES and Career
Service employees features a highly competitive set of
For specific details, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com
An attached resume is not a substitute for the information required
on the application. It is the responsibility of all applicants to
keep their application current.
All members of the Florida Retirement System are required to
contribute 3% of their salary on a pre-tax basis.
Applications accepted through People First only.
To access additional information please log on to
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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. Certain service members may be eligible to
receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.
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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