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SENIOR CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT (Multiple positions & shifts available, including temporary.)

Date:  May 1, 2022

LAND O' LAKES, FL, US, 34639

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Requisition No: 401605 

Agency: Veterans Affairs

Working Title: SENIOR CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT (Multiple positions & shifts available, including temporary.)

Position Number: 50000136 

Salary:  $30,160.00 Annually 

Posting Closing Date: 06/30/2022 

Requisition #401605




Baldomero Lopez State Veterans' Nursing Home

Land O' Lakes, Pasco County

Starting Annual Salary: $30,160.00

Paid Bi-weekly: $1,160.00

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).‎

***The advertised salary is effective July 1, 2021.  If you are hired prior to July 1, 2021, the personnel office will provide pay rate information for days worked prior to July 1, 2021.***

***This is a continuous advertisement for a Sr. CNA.  Multiple positions; varied shifts; OPS (Temporary) candidates will be selected from this pool.***

***Other Sr. CNA positions, including OPS (temporary) positions, may be filled from this advertisement within six (6) months of the closing date***



  • Requires valid Florida Certified Nursing Assistant certificate at the time of application.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Willingness and ability to work weekends and holidays, as required.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in the English Language: Reading, writing, speaking.
  • Successful completion of a Level 2 background screening and drug test.
  • Completed State of Florida employment application submitted through People First.


  • Experience working in a Long Term Care facility with a geriatric population.


Knowledge of long-term care specific to resident rights, quality of life, quality of care, infection controls.

Ability to maintain professional etiquette when dealing with residents’ family and with staff. Ability to deal with general input and output computer functions.

Knowledge of nursing assessments.

Note: This position may be exposed to infectious diseases such as AIDS, Hepatitis, and Tuberculosis.  


Incumbent is responsible to provide direct Nursing care to residents on an assigned unit for the Veteran's Nursing Home of Florida and maintain a valid Florida Nursing Assistant certificate.

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.

Perform restorative nursing measures.

Perform simple nursing measures such as but not limited to: applying binders, making occupied and unoccupied beds, changing linen, etc.

Respond to resident’s requests and needs. Complete required documentation.

Performs other related duties as assigned.


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: Tampa