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SENIOR LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (MULTIPLE POSITIONS & SHIFTS AVAILABLE, INCLUDING TEMPORARY.)

Date: Oct 12, 2021

Location: LAKE CITY, FL, US, 32025

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Requisition No: 401341 

Agency: Veterans Affairs

Working Title: SENIOR LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (MULTIPLE POSITIONS & SHIFTS AVAILABLE, INCLUDING TEMPORARY.)

Position Number: 50000041 

Salary:  $38,521.60 

Posting Closing Date: 10/25/2021 

Requisition #401341 

 

SENIOR LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS’ AFFAIRS

Robert H. Jenkins State Domiciliary Veterans' Home

Lake City, Columbia County

Annual Salary: $38,521.60

Paid Bi-weekly

Shifts:  7:30am to 4:00pm, 11:30pm to 8:00am, and 03:30pm to 12:00am

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

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).‎

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Willingness and ability to work weekends and holidays as required.
  • Must possess current licensure as a State of Florida Practical Nurse.
  • Must possess a current CPR certification.
  • Must successfully complete a Level II Background Screening process to include, but not limited to, a drug test and finger printing.
  • Willing to work in Lake City, Florida.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Preference will be given to candidates with the following qualification:

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide quality care to the veteran residents to ensure their health, safety and security in accordance with established agency Standard Operating Procedures and Nurse Practice Act.

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 supervising CNA and other supportive care giver.

Reports to the Nursing Supervisor.

Provides administrative support that is technical in nature through established nursing standards, the individualized care plan and interdisciplinary team work according to established local and FDVA policies and procedures.

Coordinates shift assignments to team members, providing supervision of licensed and unlicensed staff and follow up to ensure completion of assignments.

Provides assistance as needed with all aspects of resident care, treatments, assistance with self-administration of medications, coordinating medical appointments and spending time in social interactions with residents each shift worked.

Report resident concerns and needs promptly to the appropriate team member.

Assist with monitoring and accountability of residents to enable medical personnel to accomplish health related tasks.

Follow Resident’s Rights policies at all times and maintain confidentiality of resident information.

Consistently work cooperatively and respectfully with residents, family or resident representatives, facility staff, physicians, ARNP’s, consultants and ancillary service providers to assist residents to achieve maximum abilities, safety and promote happiness.

Document services and care plan outcomes appropriately within the facility software/database.

Participate in staff development and orientation of new personnel.

Performs other duties as required.

Attends all in-service programs, training classes and domiciliary meetings. Assumes responsibility and accountability for information contained in the Employee Handbook.
Observe all facility safety, infection control, risk management, HIPAA policies.

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.  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