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Date: Jan 9, 2022

Location: LAND O LAKES, FL, US, 34639

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Requisition No: 510722 

Agency: Veterans Affairs

Working Title: OPS HEALTH SUPPORT AIDE - PCA - 50601155

Position Number: 50601155 

Salary:  $13.00 per hour 

Posting Closing Date: 06/30/2022 

OPS Health Support Aide (Patient Care Attendant)


Baldomero Lopez State Veterans' Nursing Home

In Land O’ Lakes, Pasco, FL

Paid Hourly: $13.00



  • Must be at least 18 years of age.  
  • Must successfully complete a background screening process including, but not limited to a drug test and finger printing.
  • Must be willing to work weekends and holidays as scheduled.


  • Possess a High School Diploma or equivalent


The incumbent Health Support Aide (Personal Care Attendant) must participate is the 8-hours training program and competency evaluation.

The incumbent will ensure completion of residents Activities of Daily Living ‎ (ADL) and other daily assignments during ‎the shift, while identifying and resolving resident needs.  This includes maintaining resident daily hygiene, nourishment and ‎appointments.‎

The incumbent will:

  • Provide necessary assistance to residents when giving the following ADL nursing care – oral ‎hygiene; bathing; dressing and grooming; hair and nail care; toileting; assistance with meals, nourishments and ‎transportation to meal service areas, and mobility.* 
  • Perform simple nursing measures within their scope of permissible work duties.*
  • Routinely observe, identify and report resident concerns/needs to ‎supervisor.
  • Escort to resident appointments when required.
  • Complete assignments timely, completely and ‎accurately. Accept assigned duties in a cooperative manner.‎
  • Document in the nursing assistant notes the care and treatment provided to the resident.*
  • Complete required documentation. ‎
  • Consistently work   cooperatively with resident, resident representatives, facility staff, physicians, consultants and ‎ancillary service providers. Maintain Confidentiality of resident.‎
  • Follow established performance standards and perform duties according to nursing service policies and procedures. ‎Review care plans and perform nursing care as outlined. Participate in the development of an individualized plan of ‎care of assigned residents. ‎
  • Performs all other related duties in an effective, timely, professional manner as assigned.
  • Attend all in-service ‎programs classes as assigned

‎*Essential job functions‎

This is an OPS (Temporary 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.

Nearest Major Market: Tampa