• State of Florida in Orlando, FL, United States
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Requisition No: 829073

Agency: Veterans Affairs...


Pay Plan: Health Care Practice

Position Number: 50601491

Salary: $22.32

Posting Closing Date: 05/23/2024

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Requisition #829073



Alwyn C. Cashe State Veterans’ Nursing Home

Orlando, Orange County

Hourly: $22.32

Paid Bi-Weekly

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.

13-hour shift

6:45 am and end at 8:35 pm

6:45 pm and end at 8:35 am
• **Other Personal Services (OPS) Opportunity***

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. As an OPS employee, the benefits below are available:
• State of Florida 401(a) FICA Alternative Plan (mandatory)
• Participation in state group insurance (upon meeting eligibility requirements.)
• Workers’ Compensation (mandatory, if needed)
• Reemployment Assistance (Unemployment Compensation) (mandatory, if needed)
• Deferred Compensation (voluntary)
• Employee Assistance Program (voluntary)

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

Multiple OPS (Temporary) positions and shifts may be filled from this advertisement within six (6) months of the closing date.

• Must possess licensure as a Practical Nurse in the State of Florida.
• Must have current CPR certification.
• Knowledgeable in the use of Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
• Must be willing and able to only work evening, night, or weekend shifts.
• Must be willing and able to work at least one shift per pay period unless otherwise approved by the Director of Nursing.
• Successful completion of the due diligence process, to include but not limited to, a Level II Background check and drug screen.

• 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.


The incumbent is responsible for providing quality care to veteran residents to ensure their health, safety, and security in accordance with established agency Standard Operating Procedures and Nurse Practice Act.
• Perform assigned duties to include, but not limited to administration of medications and treatments per MD order, monitoring and providing interventions to meet the needs of the resident, completing accurate clinical documentation reflective of resident’s current status and supervising CNA and other supportive caregiver.
• Complete documentation of needs and treatment as required by local, state, and federal requirements.
• Assist team members in giving care to patients.
• Administer direct care using nursing skills and judgment as needed.
• Evaluate and document the patient's condition and nursing needs.
• Set goals and prescribe appropriate nursing interventions to meet the physical, psychological, social rehabilitative and discharge planning.
• Initiate and share in leadership conferences in development of individualized nursing care plans.
• Assign nursing care to team members in accordance with the patients' needs and available staffing.
• Coordinate other duties as needed.
• Direct and evaluate nursing care provided to patients.
• Assist with orientation of new personnel.
• Coordinate nursing care of patients when scheduled for therapy or procedures by other departments/disciplines.
• Establish and maintain communications and utilize teaching opportunities with patients and other significant individuals.
• Report pertinent observations and reactions regarding patients to the appropriate person (i.e., physician, head nurse, charge nurse, and/or nursing supervisor and appropriate family member).
• Record observations accurately and concisely.
• Assist physicians with special tests and procedures within the scope of the Florida Nurse Practice Act.
• Maintain the standards of nursing care and implement the policies and procedures of the facility and nursing department.
• Follow all local, state, and federal rules and regulations.
• Comply and perform within the scope of practice as defined by the Florida Nurse Practice Act.
• Ensure economical utilization of supplies and ensure that equipment is maintained in a clean and safe manner.
• Assist with or institute emergency measures for sudden adverse developments in patients such as cardiac arrest.
• Participate in the maintenance of a clean and safe environment.
• Actively participate in continuing educational programs for self-development and in overall quality improvement programs.
• Perform other related duties, including special projects, as assigned.

This position is in the Other Personnel Services (OPS) 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
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