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Date: Mar 29, 2020

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Requisition No: 105723 

Agency: Veterans Affairs


Position Number: 50000366 

Salary:  $26,166.40 Annual 

Posting Closing Date: 06/30/2020 


Baldomero Lopez State Veterans' Nursing Home

Land O' Lakes, Pasco County

Starting Annual Salary: $26,166.40

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***



  • 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 & Understanding.
  • Successful completion of our employment screening process to include, but not limited to, drug test and finger printing.



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.

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