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Date: Nov 18, 2021

Location: DAYTONA BEACH, FL, US, 32117

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Requisition No: 489327 

Agency: Veterans Affairs


Position Number: 50001635 

Salary:  $27,040.00 Annually 

Posting Closing Date: 12/31/2021 

Requisition #489327 




Emory Benefit State Veterans' Nursing Home

Daytona Beach, Volusia County

Annual Salary: $27,040.00

Paid Bi-weekly

Excellent retirement package and optional deferred compensation plan. Health, vision, dental, disability, and other supplemental insurance available at reasonable premium rates. Paid vacation and sick leave. Nine (9) paid holidays and personal day. Tuition waiver available for State Universities and Community Colleges (up to 6 credits per semester).

 ***Other vacant positions (shifts), including OPS temporary, may be filled from this advertisement within six (6) months of the closing date***



  • Must be able to lead therapeutic recreation programs, complete and record attendance, and all other records pertaining to activities and have excellent time management skills.
  • Needs excellent communication and public relations skills.
  • Must have competent computer skills.
  • Be a licensed, certified nursing assistant in Florida.
  • Willing and able to work weekends and holidays as scheduled
  • Successful completion of the Background Screening Process.


  • Clean driving record.
  • Valid CPR certificate
  • High school diploma or equivalent.


  • Provides direct care as needed for residents’ well-being and/or to promote activity participation, i.e. transfer, feed, toilet, lift 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Leads therapeutic recreation programs as designed and scheduled by Activity Director.
  • Provides recreation, as assigned, in the mornings, afternoons, evenings, and on weekends in the areas of (but not limited to) exercise, art, music, sports, social, cognitive, sensory and entertaining.
  • Provides individual activities to room-bound residents as assigned.
  • Sorts and delivers residents’ mail in a timely manner.
  • Operates facility vehicles to include vehicle with handicap equipment and all tasks related to transport, i.e. bending and securing devices.
  • Transports and escorts residents to outside activities. Transfer residents as required. Assist residents with selections and purchases on shopping outings.
  • Assist Activity Coordinator with certain programs by co-Leading or co-designing programs. Invite and assist residents to and from activity groups.
  • Assist Activity Director with state and federally required documentation as needed, as well as with certain programs by co-leading or co-designing programs. Makes sure residents are aware and brought to various activity programs.
  • Complete 1:1 log sheets and attendance records accurately and in a timely manner. Assists in preparing monthly calendar and newsletter as needed.
  • Provide care for facility animals as part of pet therapy program as assigned.
  • Participate in all activity training and follow directives in regards to program goals. Provide input to Activity director to assist in the development of programming.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned to include bending, sitting, standing for extended periods of time in the performance of activity related tasks, i.e. Decorating, cleaning up, transporting wheelchairs, clerical work, etc. 

This position is in the Career Service System.

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.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  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. 

Nearest Major Market: Daytona Beach