Registered Nurse - 62000399

Date: May 4, 2022


STARKE, FL, US, 32091

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Requisition No: 633663

Agency: Military Affairs

Working Title: Registered Nurse - 62000399

Position Number: 62000399

Salary: $45,000.00

Posting Closing Date: 05/16/2022

Department of Military Affairs


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

VACANCY # 62000399


The mission of the Florida Department of Military Affairs is to provide management oversight of the Florida National Guard and provide units and personnel ready to support national security objectives; to protect the public safety of citizens and to contribute to the national, state and community programs that add value to the United States of America and to the State of Florida.


The Florida Youth Challenge Academys mission is to provide a highly disciplined and motivational environment, free from outside distractions, which fosters academics, leadership, development, personal growth, self-esteem and physical fitness for qualifying high school dropouts. The Academy consists of an operational staff and cadre with in-depth military experience, certified instructors from the Clay County School District system, a registered nurse, counselors and recruitment and placement personnel.


Health insurance

Life insurance

Dental, vision and supplemental insurance

Retirement benefits

Vacation and sick leave

Paid holidays

Opportunities for career advancement

Tuition waiver for public college courses

Training opportunities

For benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to


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.

The Department of Military Affairs is paid on a monthly basis.

This position is a Cooperative Agreement position.

As a CANDIDATE, you may be required to provide documentation to verify meeting these Minimum Qualifications.

Must be able to pass a Department of Juvenile Justice Background screening/test.

Must have and maintain a valid State of Florida Drivers License.

Must possess or be able to obtain First Aid/CPR certification within six months of employment.


An Associates Degree in Nursing; AND

Valid Registered Nursing License; AND

Two years of experience as a Registered Nurse; AND

Valid Florida Drivers License.


Supervises and manages Florida Youth Challenge Academy Medical Operations Department.

Serves as a resource person for technical knowledge in the field of primary care.

Responsible for developing, scheduling and monitoring the rotation of three nurses to ensure 100% coverage of Cadets.

Develops and updates standard operating procedures to provide direction and guidance to departmental staff.

Monitors the quality of care and standards of practice of staff to ensure compliance with all federal, state and local guidelines.

Manages care of patients with selected chronic or acute conditions.

Applies nursing principles and techniques in the care and treatment of patients.

Obtains specimens for laboratory examinations.

Responds to special directions and instructions during emergency operations.

Administers emergency medical procedures as required.

Gives medication as prescribed by a variety of methods.

Coordinates client care with other health professionals including social workers and dieticians. Observes patients for deviations from normal conditions.

Takes vital signs, charts and records administration of medication and treatment.

Provides dietary guidance to Dining facility staff for special needs students.

Assists physicians in conducting examinations. Makes assessments of patients condition.

Screens applicant files and health records to determine eligibility of students for the Academy.

Makes recommendations to the Director based on evaluations of applicants.

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

Plans and conducts all necessary counseling with Cadets on the different phases of health care services provided to them.

Develops curricula, prepares educational briefings and presents classes to Cadets in accordance with Cooperative Agreement educational requirements.

Provides leadership in the development and design of health educational materials and training of personnel.

Instructs medical and nursing personnel. Conducts classes and certifies staff and students in Basic Life Support/ CPR.


Knowledge of nursing principles, practices and techniques.

Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology.

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

Knowledge of instructional methods and curriculum development.

Skills in developing medical based training classes.

Skills in presenting training and certification course in front of 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.


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 before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website:

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

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 . 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 along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans Preference documentation requirements are available by clickinghere . All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

Nearest Major Market:Gainsville

Job Details:

Posted Date : 2022-05-07

Job type : Full Time

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