Sunday , January 29 2023

DCF Jobs For Nursing Program Specialist

Website Florida Department of Children and Families

Job Description:

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

Job Responsibilities:

  • Observe infection control procedures relating to nursing services.
  • Complete reports and assignments accurately and adhere to established time schedules.
  • Participate in tracking changes in residents’ level of care to assure timely scheduling of MDS assessments.
  • Review reports of timely completion of residents’ MDS assessments and care plans and take follow-up action as necessary.
  • Coordinate and oversee all functions of the MDS assessment process to assure compliance with federal and state requirements.
  • Establish open lines of communication between all departments.
  • Conduct and/or participate in interdisciplinary team and rehabilitation conference meetings.
  • Maintain confidentiality of resident and facility information.
  • Participate in the Quality Assessment and Assurance Program, in cooperation with the Quality Assurance Coordinator.
  • Participate in the pre-admission process to determine potential residents’ level of care.
  • The incumbent will be responsible for scheduling or oversee scheduling of all resident MDS assessments to assure timeliness.
  • Analyze Quality Indicator reports for potential resident concerns and problems and review residents’ care plans to be sure this information is included.
  • Participate in resident level of care determination upon admission.
  • Review all MDS assessments and related forms to certify timely completion by signing the MDS forms on the appropriate sections.
  • Be familiar with residents’ condition and care needs.

Job Requirements:

  • Licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in accordance with Florida Statute 464 or eligible to practice nursing in accordance with Florida Administrative Code 210-8.27
  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in nursing or a related field AND two years of nursing experience. A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in nursing, nursing education, public health, or a related field may substitute for one year of the nursing experience. (Professional nursing experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.)
  • Must have MDS Certification and have experience with MDS Care Plan.
  • Must have excellent computer skills.

Job Details:

Company: Florida Department of Children and Families

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Other

Job Location: Daytona Beach, FL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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