Requisition No: 799763

Agency: Department of Children and Families

Position Title: REGISTERED NURSE SUPERVISOR-F/C – 60006101

Position Number: 60006101

Salary: $2,238.90-$2,526.30 Bi-weekly

The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) is the state’s leading social services agency, overseeing a range of critical services to support vulnerable individuals and families. Our mission is to work in collaboration with local communities, promoting safety, self-sufficiency, and recovery.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health (SAMH) Program office, a part of DCF, serves as the state’s single authority for substance abuse and mental health services. We are responsible for planning, evaluating, and implementing a comprehensive system of care for individuals with serious mental illnesses or substance use disorders.

North Florida Evaluation and Treatment Center (NFETC) is a 216-bed, all-male, forensic mental health rehabilitation facility located on 639 acres in northeast Gainesville, Florida. Our facility employs a diverse workforce of dedicated professionals across various roles, ensuring comprehensive care and support for our residents.


To be considered for this position, responses to the qualifying questions are required and must be verifiable based on your submitted application.


Job Description

We are seeking a highly responsible and professional REGISTERED NURSE SUPERVISOR-F/C – 60006101 to collaborate with various sections within state facilities. The ideal candidate should exhibit independent judgment, take initiative, and possess exceptional attention to detail.


The Registered Nurse Supervisor F/C will spend at least 75% of their time in direct contact with residents at a forensic facility. This position involves lifting, pulling, and squatting, and requires knowledge and utilization of Total Quality Management principles. As a qualified and licensed registered nurse, the incumbent will provide nursing supervision, practice, and administrative duties. They will work closely with and report to the Senior Registered Nurse Supervisor, guiding the care and treatment of residents.

Duties Include

  1. Supervising and coaching nursing and direct care staff.
  2. Administering appropriate disciplinary actions if needed.
  3. Assisting in the selection and interviewing of nursing service personnel.
  4. Ensuring nurses have current licensure and required CEUs.
  5. Monitoring resident care, documentation, and compliance with standards/regulations.
  6. Completing evaluations and providing training to staff.
  7. Assigning staff and monitoring medication education groups.
  8. Providing immediate emergency nursing care during crises.
  9. Documenting all pertinent information during a manual, seclusion/restraint process.
  10. Serving as a resource person for staff training and education programs.
  11. Other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of nursing principles, practices, and techniques.
  • Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology.
  • Ability to supervise and provide direct patient care and treatment.
  • Ability to assess patients’ progress and evaluate nursing care plans.
  • Ability to work with patients having various physical problems.
  • Ability to plan, develop, and conduct training programs.
  • Ability to prioritize work and establish effective working relationships.

Benefits of Working for the State of Florida

  • Health insurance, life insurance, dental, vision, and supplemental insurance options.
  • Retirement plan options with employer contributions.
  • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts.
  • Career advancement opportunities and tuition waiver for public college courses.

Please note that the selected candidate must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check before starting employment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, promoting a discrimination-free and violence-free workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735) in advance to ensure sufficient time for 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.


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.

Thank you for considering employment with the Florida Department of Children and Families. For more information about this opportunity, please visit our website or contact the appropriate department.

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Job Type: Full Time
Job salary: $2238.90-2526.30
Job qualifications: Licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in accordance with Florida Statute 464 and at least two years of Registered Nursing experience.

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