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Date:  Mar 6, 2023


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Requisition No: 789639 

Agency: Veterans Affairs


Position Number: 50001593 

Salary:  $35,360.00/ Annually 

Posting Closing Date: 03/30/2023 



Emory L. Bennett State Veterans' Nursing Home

Daytona Beach, Volusia County

Annual Starting Salary:  $35,360.00 ($1,360/Bi-weekly)

This position is overtime eligible. 

Paid Bi-Weekly

Shifts: Multiple Shifts Available


New employees as well as returning employees that have been separated from the Department for a period of 12 months or more are ‎eligible for the sign-on bonus of $1,000. (This amount will be paid out over a two year period at 6-month intervals. Any employee leaving employment with the agency or moving to OPS prior to that timeframe will forfeit any additional bonus reimbursement.)



  • Competitive Wage Scale
  • Health Insurance- Family Plan $180 per MONTH
  • Health Insurance- Individual Plan $ 50 per MONTH
  • Choice of Insurance plans- HMO or PPO
  • Life, Dental, Vision and much more offered
  • State Pension/ Retirement and 401K
  • 104 hours of vacation
  • 104 hours of sick leave
  • Nine paid holidays
  • Tuition Waiver Program for full time employees- up to 6 credit hours each semester


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



  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must have a current Florida licensure as a Certified Nursing Assistant.
  • Must be willing and able to work a schedule that is inclusive of weekends and holidays.
  • Must have basic computer skills. 
  • Successful completion of the due diligence process, to include but not limited to, a Level II Background check and drug screen.



Preference will be given to candidates with the following qualifications:

  • One (1) year of experience in a long-term care facility working with a geriatric population.
  • Possess a valid CPR certification.



  • The incumbent will be responsible for providing the assistance necessary when giving residents the following Activities of Daily Living nursing care: oral hygiene; bathing; dressing and grooming; hair and nail care; shaving; toileting; assistance with meals, nourishments and transportation to meal service areas, and mobility.
  • Routinely observe, identify and report resident concerns/needs to supervisor.
  • Provide escort to resident appointments when required.
  • Complete assignments timely, completely and accurately.
  • Accept assigned duties in a cooperative manner.
  • Perform restorative nursing measures as outlined in the care plan.
  • Perform simple nursing measures such as, but not limited to, applying splints and positioning devices, making occupied and unoccupied beds, changing linens, etc.
  • Measure and record vital signs as assigned.
  • Measure and record intake and output according to the care plan.
  • Observe, monitor and report symptoms of potential skin breakdown and/or pressure ulcers to primary nurse.
  • Use appropriate technique for mechanical lifts, transferring, turning and positioning, range of motion exercises recognizing changes that place a resident at risk for pressure ulcers and falls.
  • Provide appropriate end of life care and use appropriate techniques for assisting and Provide the required nursing care for assigned residents in the area of Activities of Daily Living using proper technique to include: mouth care, bathing, dressing, grooming, hair and nail care; shaving, toileting; feeding/assistance with eating; maintaining hydration; and mobility as outlined in the care plan. Follow facility established policies and procedures when providing all care and dining room protocol.
  • Responding to the cognitively impaired resident or the resident with difficult behaviors including Dementia/Alzheimer’s.
  • Observe conditions and report behavioral changes to primary nurse/RN Supervisor.
  • Ensure that all resident safety devices are used as outlined in the care plan.
  • Provide escort for resident appointments etc. as assigned.
  • Document all care given on the appropriate form and/or utilizing the electronic patient care documentation system. 
  • Maintain confidentiality of residents.
  • Ensure efficient use of supplies and document in the electronic inventory tracking system.
  • Respond to resident’s requests and needs timely and appropriately.
  • Answer resident call lights promptly.
  • Notify nurse of any changes in resident’s condition.
  • Complete assignments from the primary nurse or RN supervisor within the time allowed.
  • Attend all required facility training.

Perform related work as required.

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