SENIOR LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE - 50008078

Date:  May 8, 2024
Location: 

PANAMA CITY, FL, US, 32404 PANAMA CITY, FL, US, 32405 PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL, US, 32408 PANAMA CITY, FL, US, 32402 PANAMA CITY, FL, US, 32401 PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL, US, 32413 PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL, US, 32407


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Requisition No: 826793 

Agency: Veterans Affairs

Working Title: SENIOR LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE - 50008078

 Pay Plan: Career Service

Position Number: 50008078 

Salary:  48,505.60 

Posting Closing Date: 06/21/2024 

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Requisition # 826793 

 

SENIOR LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT of VETERANS' AFFAIRS

Clifford C. Sims State Veterans' Nursing Home

Panama City, Bay County

Annual Salary: $48,505.60

Paid Bi-weekly

This position is overtime eligible

 

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

 

Qualifying 2:45 pm – 11:15 pm & 10:45 pm - 7:15 am shifts may be eligible for a $1.00 per hour shift differential

 

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).‎

 

Direct care Licensed Practical Nurse applicants that have not been employed by the FDVA in the last 12 months may be eligible for a $2,000.00 sign-on bonus. OPS and non-direct care positions are not eligible for a sign-on bonus.

 

The FDVA Nursing State Veterans’ Nursing Homes are designated employment sites for the Nursing Student Loan Forgiveness Program

  • From funds available, the program may make nursing education loan repayments of up to $4000 per year, per nurse enrolled in the program, for a maximum of four years
  • Payment is made at the end of each 12-month enrollment period and made directly to the participant’s lender
  • Enrollment and payment of awards is based on available funds

 

Other Senior Licensed Practical Nurse, including OPS (Temporary) positions, may be filled from this advertisement within six (6) months of the closing date.

 

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

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Must be willing and able to work weekends and holidays as required
  • Must possess a valid State of Florida Licensed Practical Nurse Licensure
  • Must possess a valid CPR certification
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English: reading, writing, speaking, and understanding
  • Must possess excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Successful completion of the due diligence process to include, but not limited to, a Level II background check and drug screen

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • One (1) year of experience in long-term care/120-bed skilled nursing facility, with a geriatric population
  • One (1) year of experience providing practical nursing services
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records
  • Knowledgeable in the use of computer applications: Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel).

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The incumbent is responsible for providing quality care to the residents to ensure their health, safety, and security in accordance with established agency Standard Operating Procedures and Nurse Practice Act. Incumbent reports to the Nursing Supervisor.

  • Provides administrative support that is technical in nature through established nursing standards, the individualized care plan and interdisciplinary teamwork according to established local and FDVA policies and procedures
  • Coordinates shift assignments to team members, providing supervision of licensed and unlicensed staff and follow up to ensure completion of assignments
  • Provide assistance with all aspects of resident care, treatments, self-administration of medications, coordinating medical appointments and spending time in social interactions with residents each shift worked
  • Report resident concerns and needs promptly to the appropriate team member
  • Assist with monitoring and accountability of residents to enable medical personnel to accomplish health related tasks
  • Follow Resident’s Rights policies at all times and maintain confidentiality of resident information
  • Consistently work cooperatively and respectfully with residents, family or resident representatives, facility staff, physicians, ARNP’s, consultants and ancillary service providers to assist residents to achieve maximum abilities, safety and promote happiness
  • Document services and care plan outcomes appropriately within the facility software/database
  • Participate in staff development and orientation of new personnel
  • Attends all in-service programs, training classes and domiciliary meetings. Assumes responsibility and accountability for information contained in the Employee Handbook
  • Observe all facility safety, infection control, risk management, HIPAA policies
  • 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: Panama City