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SENIOR CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT - 50000128

Date: Nov 9, 2017

Location: LAND O LAKES, FL, US, 34639

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Requisition No: 2496 

Agency: Veterans Affairs

Working Title: SENIOR CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT - 50000128

Position Number: 50000128 

Salary:  $24,086.40 

Posting Closing Date: 12/31/2017 

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS

Baldomero Lopez State Veterans' Nursing Home

Land O' Lakes, Pasco County

Starting Annual Salary: $24,086.40

Paid Biweekly

 

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

 

***Other SCNA positions may be filled from this advertisement within six months of the closing date***

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

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.  

 

POSITION DESCRPTION:

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.

 

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. 


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