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Date: Jan 11, 2021

Location: PANAMA CITY, FL, US, 32404

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Requisition No: 289022 

Agency: Veterans Affairs

Working Title: OPS RECEPTIONIST - 50509542

Position Number: 50509542 

Salary:  $9.00 HOURLY 

Posting Closing Date: 02/04/2021 

Requisition #289022 




Clifford Chester Sims State Veterans’ Nursing Home

Panama City, Bay County

Paid Hourly: $9.00

Paid Bi-Weekly

Shift - Weekend

***Other OPS (Temporary) Receptionist positions may be filled from this advertisement within Six (6) months of the closing date.***


  • Willingness and ability to work nights, days, weekends and holidays.
  • One (1) year clerical experience (college education/vocational training can substitute for experience).
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English: Reading, Writing, Speaking & Understanding.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Must successfully complete our employment screening process to include, but not limited to a drug test and finger printing.


Applicants with the following experience will be given preference:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Receptionist experience in a medical or Long-Term care facility.


This is an OPS (Temporary) position that assists in handling front office reception and administrative duties, which include assisting general public, customers, visitors, and other interested parties. 

Handles cash and assists with resident meal funds.

Incumbent is expected to remain calm in emergency situations and be capable of using an overhead PA system for announcements.

Greets visitors to the facility in a courteous manner.

Provides limited information to the general public regarding services rendered at the State Nursing Home.

Answers and routes incoming and in-house calls.

Takes and delivers accurate messages to appropriate staff members in a timely fashion.

Maintains order in the reception area: provides magazines and other reading material to visitors as well as residents.

Ensures adequate lighting and comfortable room temperatures are maintained within the reception area.

Ensures at all times Residents' Rights as well as Resident confidentially is protected.

Prepares letters, reports, forms and other documents, assuring that they are accurate and timely.

Delivers medication received via the mail immediately to the respective section.

Assists families and visitors with meal receipts, and with the purchasing of meals.

Coordinates mail flow in and out of the office, along with collecting and distributing parcels.

Performs basic bookkeeping, filing, cash handling and clerical duties.

Performs other routine office duties as instructed by supervisor. 

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: Panama City