Date:  Jan 23, 2024

ORLANDO, FL, US, 32814

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Requisition No: 815555 

Agency: Veterans Affairs


Position Number: 50334955 

Salary:  $35,360.00 

Posting Closing Date: 02/27/2024 

Requisition #815555


Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs

Alwyn C. Cashe State Veterans’ Nursing Home

Orlando, Orange County, FL.

Annual Salary: $35,360

Paid Bi-Weekly


Position is Overtime Eligible!


The Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs is an agency dedicated to serving those who served U.S.  We are seeking a motivated, dynamic individual to join our team. 


All SCNA's working 2nd or 3rd shift will be eligible for .50¢ hourly shift differential.  Applicants may be eligible for a sign-on bonus of $1,000 which would be paid out over a two-year ‎period at 6-month intervals.  Restrictions apply.  Interested applicants should inquire within.  ‎


The Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs is an agency dedicated to serving those who served U.S.  We are seeking motivated, dynamic SCNAs to join our facility.  Our facility boasts a loyal team of long-term employees and a fantastic work culture.


EXCELLENT EMPLOYEE BENEFITS (Benefits are prepaid): 

  • Competitive Wage Scale
  • Choice of Insurance plans - HMO or PPO
  • Health Insurance - Individual Plan $50 per MONTH
  • Health Insurance - Family Plan $180 per MONTH
  • Spouse Program: If you and your spouse work full-time for the State of Florida, the cost of your family health insurance premiums will be at a reduced rate. Both spouses must be members of the same insurance plan.
  • Life, Dental, Vision and much more offered
  • The Florida Retirement System (FRS) offers two retirement plans - the Investment Plan and the Pension Plan
  • The Florida Deferred Compensation Plan is a 457b pre-tax retirement program.
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Nine paid holidays
  • Tuition Waiver Program for full time employees- up to 6 credit hours each semester


Education and employment history must be verifiable.  Please attach any credentials you claim (degrees, certifications, etc.) to your application.


**Other vacant SCNA positions (shifts), including OPS (Temporary), may be filled from this advertisement within six (6) months of the closing date. **



  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English (reading, writing, and speaking).
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must possess a valid Certified Nursing Assistant license in Florida.
  • Must be willing and able to work a schedule that is inclusive of weekends and holidays.
  • Must possess a current CPR card.
  • Must have basic computer skills. 
  • Successful completion of the employment screening process to include, but not limited to, a national background investigation and drug test.‎



  • Experience working as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in a 120-bed skilled long-term care nursing facility.
  • One (1) year of experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant.
  • High School Diploma or GED.



The incumbent for the Senior Certified Nursing Assistant (SCNA) position is responsible to provide direct nursing care to residents of the Alwyn C. Cashe State Veterans’ Nursing Home, under the supervision of a licensed nurse, in accordance with facility policies and procedures. 

  • Incumbent will assist with all aspects of resident care as assigned by the shift supervisor, including activities of daily living, ambulation, and mobility in facility. 
  • Respond promptly and courteously when answering call lights.  
  • Observe, identify, and report resident concerns or needs to the shift supervisor.
  • Complete assignments timely, completely, accurately and in a cooperative manner.
  • Follow established performance standards and perform duties according to nursing service and FDVA policies and procedures. 
  • Provide the necessary assistance 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, and mobility.
  • Assist as needed with related functions to, for, and with residents to include activities such as escorting to meals, assisting with laundry, and assisting with participation in activities.
  • Perform restorative measures such as obtaining and recording vital signs/weights, and assistance with self-administration of medications.
  • Document services provided within facility software/databases.
  • Consistently work cooperatively and respectfully with residents, family or resident representatives, facility staff, physicians, ARNP’s, consultants and ancillary service providers.
  • Follow Residents Rights policies at all times.
  • Maintain confidentiality of resident information.
  • Assist with monitoring and accountability of residents to enable medical personnel to accomplish health related tasks.
  • Attend all in-service programs, training classes, and domiciliary meetings.
  • Assume responsibility and accountability for information contained in the Employee Handbook.
  • Observe all facility safety, infection control and quality improvement, HIPPA policies and procedures, and internal quality improvement processes.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

 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.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  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: Orlando