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Date:  Jun 9, 2022


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Requisition No: 616742 

Agency: Veterans Affairs


Position Number: 50001661 

Salary:  $47,840.00/ Annually 

Posting Closing Date: 07/12/2022 

Requisition #616742  



Emory L. Bennett State Veterans' Nursing Home

Daytona Beach, Volusia County

Annual Salary: $47,840.00

Shift: 6:30 am – 3:00 pm

This position is overtime eligible.


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).‎

Education and employment history must be verifiable.  Please attach any credentials you claim (degrees, certifications, etc.) to your application.

The FDVA Nursing State Veterans’ Nursing Homes and Domiciliary are designated employment sites for the Nursing Student Loan Forgiveness Program.

  • From funds available, the program may make nursing education loan repayments of up to $4,000.00 per year, per nurse enrolled in the program, for a maximum of four years.
  • Payment is made at the end of each 12-month enrollment period and made directly to the participant’s lender.
  • Enrollment and payment of awards is based on available funds.



  • Licensure as a Florida State Registered Professional Nurse.
  • Three (3) years of professional nursing, psychiatric nursing or nursing instructions experience.
  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in nursing or nursing education can substitute for one year of the required experience.
  • One (1) year of supervisory experience.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word and basic computer skills.
  • Must have a valid CPR certification.
  • Willing to work weekends and/or holidays as required.
  • Successful completion of the due diligence process to include, but not limited to, a Level II background check and drug test.


  • Experience in a long-term healthcare environment with a geriatric population.
  • A master's degree from an accredited college or university in nursing, psychiatric nursing or nursing education can substitute for two years of the required experience.


The incumbent is responsible for providing quality professional care to the veteran residents to ensure their health, safety and security in accordance with established agency Standard Operating Procedures and Nurse Practice Act. 

Provide initial and ongoing assessment of the resident population.

Perform assigned duties to include but not limited to administration of medications and treatments per MD order, monitoring and providing interventions to meet the needs of the resident, completing accurate clinical documentation reflective of resident’s current status and providing supervision and guidance to the RN, LPN, CNA and other Allied Health Care Professionals. 

Works under the direct supervision of the Executive Nursing Director (DON).

Supervise and direct nursing personnel on an assigned shift.

Ensure that the nursing personnel are following their job descriptions and that the residents are receiving total nursing care.

Review shift assignments and ensure that the assignments reflect the ability of the staff person to meet the specific nursing care needs of the residents.

Ensure that work assignments are written, dated, and posted.

Receive notices of absence when nursing staff calls off, and coordinates assignments to maintain regulatory compliance and meet the needs of the residents.

Notify Administrator and/or DON of any emergency situations in the building.

Make daily rounds to observe residents and to determine if nursing needs are being met.

Observe all nursing staff giving care at least once during an eight hour shift.

Maintain the standards of nursing care and implement the policies and procedures of the facility and nursing department.

  • Follow all local, state, and federal rules and regulations. 
  • Comply and perform within the scope of practice as defined by the Florida Nursing Practice Act.
  • Assist in review of policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that reference material at the nurses’ stations is current.

 Make recommendations to DON for improved and/or additional items. 

Review and follow-up incidents and/or complaints occurring on assigned tour of duty.

Complete reports and forward to DON/RN. 

Ensure that all verbal orders, including telephone orders from attending physicians are received by a registered nurse. 

  • If no RN is available, receive all telephone orders from physicians.
  • Will give Basic Life Support (CPR) when necessary.

Assist Nursing Program Specialist in ensuring that all assessments are completed prior to the Interdisciplinary Resident Care Plan Committee meeting.

Check all documentation related to assessment for those residents scheduled for Care Plans. 

Ensure that any incomplete documentation is finished within twenty-four (24) hours of scheduled Care Plan Conference.

Participate in economical utilization of supplies and ensure that equipment is maintained in a clean and safe manner. 

Assist with or institute emergency measures for sudden adverse developments in patients such as cardiac arrest.

Participate in the maintenance of a clean and safe environment.

Actively participate in continuing educational programs for self-development and in overall quality improvement programs.

Perform other related duties, including special projects, as assigned.

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