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Date: Jul 24, 2020

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Requisition No: 186881 

Agency: Veterans Affairs

Working Title: OPS REGISTERED NURSE - 50506019

Position Number: 50506019 

Salary:  $20.00 per hour 

Posting Closing Date: 12/31/2020 



Baldomero Lopez State Veterans' Nursing Home

Land O’ Lakes, Pasco County

Salary - $20.00 per hour

Paid Bi-weekly

May be eligible for limited benefits.

Qualifying Shifts will be given a $1.00 per hour shift differential.

OPS RN Temporary positions may be filled from this advertisement within six (6) months of the closing date.

Must successfully complete our employment screening process to include, but limited to a drug test and finger printing.



  • Must possess a valid Licensure as a Florida Registered Nurse.
  • Must possess a current CPR certification.
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills and interpersonnal skills.
  • Must have basic skills in Microsoft Office Outlook, Word and basic computer skills. 
  • Willingness and ability to work weekends and holidays as scheduled.

Applicants with the following experience will be shown preference:

  • One (1) year long-term care experience.
  • Three (3) or more years of nursing experience.

Give ordered treatments, administer prescribed medications, give direct ADL care and complete requirements for diagnostic procedures as requested by the attending physician on an assigned shift per established policies and procedures.
Receive verbal orders, including telephone orders from attending physicians.  Transcribes physician’s orders to all appropriate documents on an assigned shift per established policies and procedures.
Make rounds with physicians and other health care personnel per established policies and procedures. 
Monitor physician’s orders for completion. 
Review and follow-up on resident incidents or complaints.
Count narcotics at beginning and end of shift.  Assure that narcotic records are accurate for assigned shift.
Will provide supervision (lead worker duties) for the facility on an assigned shift as require and as defined in 60K-2.0061 (3) (d) F.A.C.
Will supervise subordinates on assigned unit.  Review work assignments with staff on unit and assign team members in accordance with the patient’s needs, available staffing, and in accordance with policies and procedures.  Assure assigned CNAs are in dining room on time.  Try to problem solve with employees as required before involving supervisor.
Recognize and respond to changes in resident’s conditions as it occurs.  Will record observations accurately and concisely.  Notify supervisor, physician and family of changes.  Document all notifications as they are made.  Assist physicians with special tests and procedures as required and within the scope of the Florida Nursing Practice Act. 
Receive and give report at beginning and end of shift by making walking rounds with the off-going and on-coming nurse.
On assigned residents and within the assigned time frame will:  Complete, sign and date the MDS, RAP modules and additional assessments.  Will review and update care plans; notify chairperson if changes need to be made per established policies and procedures; and attend Interdisciplinary Care Plans when requested.
Will maintain professional standards of nursing care at all times.  Follows all local, state, and federal rules and regulations, as well as the policies and procedures of the facility and nursing department.         
Attend mandatory and non-mandatory in services, meetings, Care Plans and MDS as required. 
Will ensure economical utilization of supplies and proper charging of items to residents’ accounts.
Ensure equipment is maintained in a clean and safe manner. 
Will maintain valid CPR certification and perform as needed.
Perform all other related duties as assigned by Supervisor.
We request that all applications be completed online with People First. This agency does not accept faxed or mailed applications.
The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on the E-Verify website.
All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida Employment Application.

  • 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