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Requisition No: 20333 

Agency: Department of Health


Position Number: 64045206 

Salary:  $44,477.68 

Posting Closing Date: 11/26/2017 

This is a professional position reporting to the Program Administrator in the Maternal and Child Health Section. Duties may include but are not limited to the following:


Reviews on a regular basis, infant, maternal and reproductive health and other health related materials that impact policy and program development.


Participates in the planning and development of new and or expanded maternal, infant and reproductive health initiatives. Examples include smoking cessation, preconception health, substance exposed newborns, sudden unexpected infant death (SUID), and infant mortality.


Understands data and trends related to the maternal and reproductive health of individuals in order to improve services and systems statewide.


Participates in designing, developing, documents and reports, and implementing services related to infant, maternal and reproductive health and nursing issues as they relate to the Maternal and Child Health Block Grant initiatives.


Provides consultation and technical assistance to staff, county health departments, contract providers, and others as requested in matters related to comprehensive maternal, infant and reproductive health services.


Assist with the review, revision and/or development of Maternal and Child Health Technical Assistance Guidelines (TAGS) and Internal Operating Policies (IOP) as assigned.


Assists with coordinating and developing training programs, plans and conducts meetings, workshops, or seminars for county health departments and providers, and the community to build capacity and integrate a variety of topics and services affecting women of reproductive age.


Serves on interdepartmental and intradepartmental workgroups and meetings and participates in work efforts related to those workgroups and meetings.


Assists with the analysis of proposed legislative bills, budget issues, grant applications and research relevant to infant, maternal and reproductive health and nursing.


Performs contract management duties as assigned.


Performs other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned or required.


**NOTE: All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida employment application. **





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.


DOH Contract Management Certification as required by Section 287.057(15), Florida Statutes, must be obtained within six months of hire. Preference will be given to individuals who are currently DOH certified contract managers.


Preference will be given to a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in nursing.


Ability to travel within and outside the State of Florida.


Emergency Duty – 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 threats of disaster, man made or natural.

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.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each 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.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

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