POOL REGISTERED NURSE
The Seminole County Sheriff's Office is now accepting pre-screen questionnaires for the position of POOL REGISTERED NURSE. This position performs highly specialized work providing professional nursing care to persons incarcerated in the John E. Polk Correctional Facility. The hourly rate for this position is $28.00.
**The selected applicant will be scheduled on an as needed basis.**
Pre-screen questionnaires must be submitted before the closing date of May 13, 2021.Typical Duties
Note: Listed functions, duties, responsibilities and skills is not intended to be all-inclusive and the employer reserves the right to assign additional responsibilities as deemed necessary for the operational efficiency of the Sheriff's Office.
Assesses and evaluates the condition of injured and ill inmates and employs necessary first aid measures in emergency situations within the scope of practice and licensure
Conducts physical assessments on inmates in accordance with medical protocol
Prepares documentation on screening as required
Performs a variety of healthcare and diagnostic procedures and tests to include taking temperatures, blood pressure, pulse, injections, phlebotomy procedures, TB, urinalysis, and blood sugar within the scope of practice and licensure
Reviews physician transcription, lab results, and medication rosters to ensure prescribed treatments are administered
Administers medications as required
Documents encounters in the medical record using the approved SOAPE format
Logs use of medical supplies including administered medications, needles, syringes, keys, and medical instruments
Maintains drug, narcotic, and sharps counts in accordance with division policies and procedures
Attends to inmate medical needs for those housed in the infirmary
Prepares, maintains, and files medical documents as needed
May be assigned special projects as required
Performs other duties as assigned or as may be necessary for the efficient and effective performance of the position functions
- Applicant must have a High School Diploma or GED
- Applicant must possess and maintain a State of Florida license as a Registered Nurse
- Must possess and maintain current licensure and CPR card, OSHA updates and CEU certification, as required for licensure
- Applicant must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License
- Knowledge of advanced nursing methods and practices including public health and communicable diseases
- Ability to demonstrate ethical and professional behavior.
- Ability to solve problems
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
- Ability to follow instructions
- Ability to maintain effective working relationships with superiors and the medical community
- Ability to lift at least twenty-five pounds in the performance of daily duties
The work environment for this position is within the confines of the John E. Polk Correctional Facility. This position has direct contact with inmates. The position performs duties in both a sedentary and standing/walking position and is required to lift at least twenty-five pounds without assistance. The position is assigned to a day or night shift with rotating days off.
Successful applicants will be required to complete and submit an entire employment application, which will be provided to the applicant by the Human Resources Division. The applicant will then submit to a thorough background investigation, which includes, but not limited to, past employment/education verification, driver license review, credit history, prior drug use history, arrest/conviction record, and computerized voice stress analysis (CVSA) testing. A certified examiner administers the CVSA with questions addressing illegal drug use and general questions of honesty and criminal history. Any dishonesty or deception on the Pre-Screen Questionnaire or Employment Application will disqualify your application.
Candidates must also comply with the Agency's current Tattoo and Body Ornamentation Policy. A copy of General Order 28 - Dress and Appearance can be accessed here (Download PDF reader). An applicant's tattoos and body ornamentation must be disclosed at the time of application and will be documented as part of the agency's review process, even if otherwise meeting the Agency's policy.
Applicants not selected for employment will receive notification from the Human Resources Division, to include justification based on the following disqualifiers: negative background, failure to meet minimum qualifications as outlined in the specific job description, or any additional information discovered during the interview process.
Seminole County Sheriff's Office
Human Resources Division
Sanford FL 32773
The Seminole County Sheriff's Office is committed to a diverse work force, is a drug free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly support our military veterans and their families, and encourage them to consider applying to agency job announcements for which they may qualify.