64000722-51144461-20161017144507 Agency Name: Health


Working Title: SENIOR COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSEBroadband/Class Code: 29-1141-02Position Number: 64000722-51144461Annual Salary Range: $30,622.02 - $88,571.78Announcement Type: Open CompetitiveCity: TampaFacility: Pay Grade/ Pay Band: BB008Closing Date: 11/1/2016

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BROADBAND LEVELS: Level 1 – Pay Band 006

Level 2 – Pay Band 008 Level 3 – Pay Band 009 Level 4 – Pay Band 010


This is a professional nursing position under the supervision of a Senior Registered Nurse Supervisor. The Senior Community Health Nurse is responsible for providing nursing care coordination services for a caseload of medically complex children who are enrolled in the Children's Medical Services Network. This position may also include providing nursing support at specialty clinics.


Provides care coordination services to patients in an assigned caseload which includes performing and ongoing nursing and psychological assessments, developing and updating child specific care plans, coordinating all aspects of medical care with the family and provider by making appointments, referrals, assisting family with obtaining equipment, supplies, medications, and services, and providing authorization for CMS funding of needed services when necessary. Makes home, hospital, and/or school visits as indicated. Ensures children have access to a medical home and referrals to specialty care as needed.

Provides counseling, support, and education to patients and families in relation to the diagnosis and treatment.

Coordinates and/or participates in CMS clinics by making patient appointments, completing all pre-clinic paperwork, providing clinical nursing and ensuring recommended treatment plan and follow-up care is provided.

Documents all patient care activities in the CMS policies and ensures all necessary documentation is shared with appropriate personnel involved in the child's care.

Provides information and participates in any meetings, patient care conferences, CMAT staffings, educational staffings, or provider conferences for the child. Functions as a patient/family advocate and represents the needs of the child in seeking support from community-based agencies.

Works closely with social services staff in identifying and meeting the psychosocial needs of the patient and family. Makes referrals to the CMS Social Worker and assists with referrals to community agencies.

Other related duties.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). 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.


To obtain revised and updated information on Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements, clickhere. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, applicants eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. However, applicants claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each application 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. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. Applicants may also fax their supporting documentation to People First at 1-888-403-2110.


Monitor Processes, Material, Surroundings

Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, often to detect problems or to find out when things are finished.

Documenting/Recording Information

Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in either written form or electronic/magnetic recording.

Communicating With Other Workers

Providing information to supervisors, fellow workers, and subordinates. This information can be exchanged face-to-face, in writing, or via telephone/electronic transfer.

Getting Information Needed to Do the Job

Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.

Assisting and Caring for Others

Providing assistance or personal care to others.

Updating and Using Job-Relevant Knowledge

Keeping up-to-date technically and knowing one's own jobs' and related jobs' functions.

Establishing and Maintaining Relationships

Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.

Performing General Physical Activities

Performing physical activities that require moving one's whole body, such as in climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, where the activities often also require considerable use of the arms and legs, such as in the physical handling of materials.

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Combining, evaluating, and reasoning with information and data to make decisions and solve problems. These processes involve making decisions about the relative importance of information and choosing the best solution.

Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events

Identifying information received by making estimates or categorizations, recognizing differences or similarities, or sensing changes in circumstances or events.



Talking to others to effectively convey information

Service Orientation

Actively looking for ways to help people

Social Perceptiveness

Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react the way they do

Judgment and Decision Making

Weighing the relative costs and benefits of a potential action

Reading Comprehension

Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents


Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions

Management of Personnel Resources

Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job

Critical Thinking

Using logic and analysis to identify the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches

Active Listening

Listening to what other people are saying and asking questions as appropriate

Problem Identification

Identifying the nature of problems


Communicating effectively with others in writing as indicated by the needs of the audience


Using mathematics to solve problems

Problem Identification

Identifying the nature of problems

Medicine and Dentistry

Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures


Knowledge of plant and animal living tissue, cells, organisms, and entities, including their functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment

Customer and Personal Service

Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services including needs assessment techniques, quality service standards, alternative delivery systems, and customer satisfaction evaluation techniques


Knowledge of the composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods

Therapy and Counseling

Knowledge of information and techniques needed to rehabilitate physical and mental ailments and to provide career guidance including alternative treatments, rehabilitation equipment and its proper use, and methods to evaluate treatment effects

English Language

Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar

Education and Training

Knowledge of instructional methods and training techniques including curriculum design principles, learning theory, group and individual teaching techniques, design of individual development plans, and test design principles


Knowledge of human behavior and performance, mental processes, psychological research methods, and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders

Administration and Management

Knowledge of principles and processes involved in business and organizational planning, coordination, and execution. This may include strategic planning, resource allocation, manpower modeling, leadership techniques, and production methods

Communications and Media

Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods including alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media


Knowledge of computer software including applications


Knowledge of numbers, their operations, and interrelationships including one or more of the following: arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications


This occupation requires licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in accordance with Chapter 464, Florida Statutes and in accordance with Rule 64B9, Florida Administrative Code.

EFFECTIVE: 03/17/2003



01/02/2015 Code change from 29-1111