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CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT/THERAPY (MULITPLE POSITIONS AND SHIFTS, TO INCLUDE TEMPORARY POSITIONS)

Date: Sep 20, 2021

Location: PEMBROKE PINES, FL, US, 33025

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Requisition No: 410202 

Agency: Veterans Affairs

Working Title: CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT/THERAPY (MULITPLE POSITIONS AND SHIFTS, TO INCLUDE TEMPORARY POSITIONS)

Position Number: 50000239 

Salary:  $27,040.00 + CAD 

Posting Closing Date: 11/13/2021 

CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT / THERAPY AIDE

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS

Alexander “Sandy” Nininger State Veterans' Nursing Home 

Pembroke Pines, Florida

Starting Annual Salary:  $27,040.00 and annual competitive area differential $956.80 (the advertised salary is effective July 1, 2021. If you are hired prior to July 1, 2021, the personnel office will provide pay rate information for days worked prior to July 1, 2021.)

Paid Bi-Weekly 

Excellent retirement package and 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).

 ***Other vacant Certified Nursing Assistant / Therapy Aide positions may be filled from this advertisement within six (6) months of the closing date.***

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be a licensed, certified nursing assistant in Florida 
  • Must have a valid CPR certification
  • Must have a valid driver license
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Computer competency
  • Willing and able to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as required
  • Successful completion of a Level II background screening to include, but not limited to drug test and finger printing.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with therapeutic recreation programs/activities programs
  • Experience working in a long-term care facility
  • Experience working with large and small groups

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Leads therapeutic recreation programs as designed and scheduled by Activity Director.

Provides recreation, as assigned, in the mornings, afternoons, evenings, and on weekends in the areas of (but not limited to) exercise, art, music, sports, social, cognitive, sensory and entertainment.

Provides individual activities to room-bound residents as assigned.

Sorts and delivers residents’ mail in a timely manner.

Assist Activity Director with certain programs by co-leading or co-designing programs.  Invite and assist residents to and from activity groups.

Complete 1:1 log sheets and attendance records accurately and in a timely manner. 

Assists in preparing monthly calendar and newsletter as needed.

Participate in all activity training and follow directives in regards to program goals.  Provide input to Activity Director to assist in the development of programming.

Perform other related duties as assigned to include bending, sitting, standing for extended periods in the performance of activity-related tasks (i.e. decorating; cleaning up; transporting wheelchairs; clerical work; etc.). 

 This is a Career Service 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.

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: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami