The State of Florida - Tampa, FL (30+ days ago)3.7

Requisition No: 36896

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS NURSING CONSULTANT - SBN - 64801486

Position Number: 64801486

Salary: $45.00 per hour

Posting Closing Date: 08/31/2018

Department of Health

Division of Medical Quality Assurance

Bureau of Enforcement

Investigative Services Unit-Tampa Field Office

**Open Competitive Opportunity**

Part-Time OPS Position

$45.00 per hour

  • This position is being re-advertised. Previous applicants are still being considered and do not need to apply.*
Applicants must reside in one of the following counties: Hardee, Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk or Sarasota.

Are you excited about making a difference in public service? The Investigative Services Unit is looking for a positive, enthusiastic and high energy person to join our team. Accept this challenge and you will find yourself at the forefront of health care regulation.

Our staff is dedicated to protecting the people of Florida. Our mission is to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts. You can help fulfill that mission. This position requires a great deal of computer experience as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills. In addition to regularly assigned duties the person selected for this position will be expected to participate on process improvement teams and offer productive feedback. We strive to maintain continued improvement through innovation, collaboration, accountability, responsiveness and excellence.

Incumbent serves under the direction of the Consumer/Investigative Services Administrator. This position is less than 40 hours per week.

Perform as needed onsite review of medical records as part of the inspection of office surgery centers throughout the state to ensure compliance with state requirements.
Identify appropriate provisions of medical records for surgery patients based on the current administrative rules and statutes. Document findings and recommendations. Performance of these duties may be accomplished independently or as a team member.
Must have a valid Florida State driver's license, satisfactorily complete a background investigation, fingerprinting, drug screening and participation in direct deposit are requirements for employment.

Ability to review medical records for components of patient assessments and treatment plans in relation to a medical diagnosis. Skilled in the techniques of oral communication and methods of utilization review; knowledge of complex medical terminology; ability to ambulate, climb stairs, bend and lift up to 20 pounds on a regular basis; ability to travel as necessary, providing own transportation; ability to work independently; ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures relating to the inspection of operational and management analysis activities; ability to plan, organize and prioritize work assignments; knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective verbal and written communication; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; skilled in computer software, including, but not limited to, Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint; ability to communicate complex information effectively, orally and in writing; skilled in written actions; ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy and close attention to detail; ability to maintain strict confidentiality.


Must have a clear and active Florida Registered Nursing license with no disciplinary action taken within the last five (5) years.
Must have at least 2 years of medical records utilization review experience.
Must have 2 years of experience in a medical surgical setting or cardiac catheter lab, both assisting during surgery and surgical recovery.
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS - This occupation requires licensure as a Registered Professional 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 or Certification as a Physician's Assistant in accordance with Chapter 458, Florida Statutes.
Must have a valid Florida State driver's license, satisfactorily complete a background investigation, fingerprinting, drug screening and participation in direct deposit are requirements for employment.

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When completing the online application, all gaps of employment or education greater than 90 days starting from high school must be explained (approximate date, month and year) identifying company name or if unemployed. Incomplete applications will not be considered. It is unacceptable to use the statement "See resume" in place of work history.

**NOTE: All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on the State of Florida Employment Application. Applicants selected for an interview will be required to complete a written skills assessment following the verbal interview.

**All applications for employment must be received via the People First System.

**NOTE: 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.

Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check.

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.

Only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers will be hired.

The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.

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

Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women. The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise. Through the Departments VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country.

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.