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Date: Nov 16, 2020

Location: LAKE CITY, FL, US, 32025

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Requisition No: 265761 

Agency: Veterans Affairs


Position Number: 50000174 

Salary:  $26,166.40 

Posting Closing Date: 11/29/2020 

Requisition #265761



Robert H. Jenkins Jr. State Domiciliary Veterans' Home

Lake City, Columbia County

Annual Starting Salary: $26,166.40

Paid Bi-Weekly


Shifts- 7:30am to 4:00pm, 3:30pm to 12:00am and 11:30pm to 8:00am

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



  • Willingness and ability to work weekends and holidays as required.
  • Willingness and ability to drive a 15-seat passenger van.
  • Current Florida Certified Nursing Assistant License.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Valid Florida driver's license.
  • Successful completion of Background Screening Process to include,but not limited to a drug test and finger printing.
  • Willing and able to work in Lake City Florida.


Employee is responsible to provide direct nursing care to residents of the Veterans’ Domiciliary Home of Florida, under the supervision of a licensed nurse, in accordance with facility Policies and Procedures. Provide assistance with all aspects of resident care as assigned by the shift supervisor, including activities of daily living, ambulation and mobility in facility. Respond promptly and courteously when answering call lights. Observe, identify and report resident concerns or needs to the shift supervisor. Complete assignments timely, completely, accurately and in a cooperative manner. Follow established performance standards and perform duties according to nursing service and FDVA policies and procedures.

 Provide 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; eating and drinking; mobility. Assist with related functions to, for, and with residents to include activities such as escorting to meals; assisting with laundry; and assisting with participation in activities, as needed. Perform restorative measures such as obtaining and recording vital signs/weights, and assistance with self-administration of medications. Document services provided within facility software/database Consistently work cooperatively and respectfully with residents, family or resident representatives, facility staff, physicians, ARNP’s , consultants and ancillary service providers. Follow Residents Rights policies at all times. Maintain confidentiality of resident information.

Transport and/or escort residents to appointments as assigned. Assist with monitoring and accountability of residents to enable medical personnel to accomplish health related tasks.
Performs other related duties as required. Attend all in-service programs, training classes, and domiciliary meetings. Assume responsibility and accountability for information contained in the Employee Handbook.
Observe all facility safety, infection control and quality improvement, HIPPA policies and procedures, and internal quality improvement processes.

Other duties as assigned.

This is a Career Service 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.

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.  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: Lake City