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Date: May 3, 2021

Location: LAND O LAKES, FL, US, 34639

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Requisition No: 199501 

Agency: Veterans Affairs


Position Number: 50509991 

Salary:  $10.50 PER HOUR 

Posting Closing Date: 06/30/2021 

OPS (Temporary) Certified Nursing Assistant / Therapy Aide

Baldomero Lopez State Veterans’ Nursing Home

Land O’ Lakes, Pasco County

Hourly Rate of Pay: $10.50

Paid Bi-weekly

Other vacant OPS Certified Nursing Assistants Therapy Aide positions (shifts) may be filled from this advertisement within Six (6) months of the closing date.

Must Successfully complete our employment screening process to include, but not limited to a drug test and finger printing.


In addition to the Minimum Qualifications below, the following is required:

You will be required to work some weekends, evenings and holidays with this position.


  • Must have current Florida Certified Nursing Assistant License.
  • Must be willing and able to work some weekends, evenings and holidays.
  • Must be willing and able to drive a 15 passenger facility van.
  • The candidate must have a legible and valid Florida driver’s license.
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must have good computer skills.


  • Experience in a long-term care environment with a geriatric population in activities department.
  • Current CPR card.
  • High School Diploma or GED.


CNA/Therapy Aide will ensure that the residents ADLs, daily assignments and an ongoing program of activities in accordance with the comprehensive assessment are completed during the shift while identifying and resolving needs.  Reports directly to the Activities Director (Therapy Aide Supervisor).

Assist with developing and implementing an activities program, which improves or maintains physical, mental and social well-being with a varied work schedule that may include weekend, evenings, and holidays.

Assist with developing an activities plan for each resident in accordance with the inter-disciplinary team process. 

Responsible for the documentation of that plan in the resident’s medical record. 

Responsible for initial interview with new residents and input of resident data into the medical record.

Performing duties of the Activities Director when the Activities Director is unavailable.

Responsible for maintaining the activity space and requesting of, equipment and supplies for the program and ensuring resident safety for individual and/or group activities.

Observe all facility safety, infection control policies and procedures.

Complete required documentation. Consistently work cooperatively with resident, resident’s representatives, facility staff, physicians, consultants and ancillary service providers. Maintain confidentiality of resident.

Performs all other related duties in an effective, timely, professional manner as assigned. Attend all in-service programs classes as assigned and complete assignment. Participates in interdisciplinary team and other facility meetings as assigned. Follow Residents Rights’ policies as all times. Assume accountability for data contained in the employees’ handbook.

Perform other duties as assigned.


This is an OPS (Temporary) Position.



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.

Nearest Major Market: Tampa