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Date: Dec 7, 2019

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Requisition No: 87219 

Agency: Veterans Affairs


Position Number: 50001595 

Salary:  $47,840.00 

Posting Closing Date: 12/20/2019 




Jenkins Veterans Home

Lake City, Columbia County 


Annual starting salary $47,840.00


Paid Bi-weekly


Currently hiring for – 11:30pm-8:00am and 3:30pm-8:00am


*This position is eligible for both Overtime pay and $1.00 / hour Florida Nurses’ Association shift differential pay.*


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

Employment Histories that state “see resume” will not be considered.

Applications must be thorough and completed in entirety, including 10 years of work history providing explanations for any gaps in employment.

Excellent health, vision, dental benefits. Paid vacation and sick leave. Paid holidays and personal day. Retirement package.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have at least (1) one year of supervisory experience.
  • Must be willing to work weekends and holidays as required.
  • Must have a current Florida Registered Nursing License.
  • Must have a current CPR Card from a classroom setting.
  • Must be willing and able to work 11:30pm to 08:00am or 3:30pm to 12:00am.
  • Successful completion of a Level II background screening process and due diligence process.


Preferred Qualification

  • Preference will be given to applicants with Long Term Care experience.

Position Description

  • Employee is responsible for directing and supervising nursing personnel of the Florida State Veterans' Assisted Living Facility and coordinating total nursing care for the residents of the Domiciliary. Works under the direct supervision of the Executive Nursing Director (END).
  • Ensure that the nursing personnel are following their job descriptions and that the residents are receiving total nursing care.
  • Receive notices of absences when nursing staff calls off, and coordinates assignments to maintain regulatory compliance and meet the needs of the residents.
  • Notify Administrator and/or END 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 END 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 END.
  • Will give Basic Life Support (CPR) when necessary.
  • Assist Executive Nursing Director 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 IDT.
  • Ensure that any incomplete documentation is finished within twenty-four (24) hours of scheduled IDT 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 residents 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 is a Career Service Position

The successful candidate will be required to pass a security background check to include fingerprinting and/or drug screening and participate in direct deposit. Note: you will be required to provide your Social Security number in order to conduct the background screening.

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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