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Hillsborough County Government

Registered Nurse (#RNGENO) GENO
$19.60-$31.11 Hourly / $3,397.33-$5,392.40 Monthly / $40,768.00-$64,708.80 Yearly




JOB OVERVIEW

Performs professional nursing health care duties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Possession of a valid State of Florida Registered Nurse license.  

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

  • Considerable knowledge of nursing theory and practices.
  • Considerable knowledge of medications, drugs, and narcotics, and their effects.
  • Considerable knowledge of Case Management process and principles.
  • Working knowledge of Health Care Plans and procedures.
  • Skill in applying professional nursing techniques.
  • Ability to analyze facts and conditions and apply sound nursing principles in making decisions concerning patient care.
  • Ability to schedule, plan and conduct training of nursing and technical personnel.
  • Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain files and reports.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.

  • Prepares patients for treatment, administers prescribed medication, and provides diagnostic and treatment functions.
  • Establishes and updates patient medical and nursing care plans, as well as Individual Health Plans for children ages 0-5.
  • Provides bedside care and accompanies physicians on patient rounds.
  • Evaluates patient's medical records and advises physicians of health care needs.
  • Monitors patient's vital signs, symptoms and therapy reactions and notifies physician.
  • Supervises health care provided by Licensed Practical Nurses, Nursing Assistants and Nursing students.
  • Draws blood, administers oxygen, intravenous, electrocardiograms, and lead tests inserts catheters.
  • Orders and accounts for narcotics, drugs, medication and supplies.
  • Supervises the maintenance of a clean and sanitary patient health care environment.
  • Provides information to staff committees and trains individual staff on improving patient care needs and direct care services.
  • Instructs patients and relatives on recommended home health care.
  • Coordinates the provision of home or early childhood site care, including delivery of service from available community, health and social service providers.
  • Reports outbreaks and other relevant information to appropriate regulatory health organizations.
  • Performs administrative case management, reviews reports, conducts home visits and evaluates services rendered.
  • Manages medical clinics, assists physicians and provides ambulatory treatment.
  • Prepares and maintains patient’s medical records and reports.
  • Performs physical examinations and health care screenings.
  • Provides Occupational Medical Management guidelines, reviews reports, implements services and determines reimbursements.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

CLASS: RNGENO; EST: 7/17/1998; REV: 7/21/2017;