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MyFlorida OPS SENIOR CERTIFIED NURSING ASST / ACTV - 50601511 in PANAMA CITY, Florida

OPS SENIOR CERTIFIED NURSING ASST / ACTV - 50601511

Date: Jun 10, 2024

Location:

PANAMA CITY, FL, US, 32404

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Requisition No: 830653

Agency: Veterans Affairs

Working Title: OPS SENIOR CERTIFIED NURSING ASST / ACTV - 50601511

Pay Plan: Health Care Practice

Position Number: 50601511

Salary: 16.00

Posting Closing Date: 06/23/2024

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Requisition #830653

Senior Certified Nursing Assistant/Activities

Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs

Clifford Chester Sims, State Veterans’ Nursing Home

Panama City, Bay County

Hourly rate: $16.00

Paid Bi-weekly

Position may be eligible for benefits.

Other vacant Senior Certified Nursing Assistant/Activities (shifts) may be filled from this advertisement within Six (6) months of the closing date

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have current Florida Certified Nursing Assistant License

  • Must be willing and able to work some weekends, evenings, and holidays

  • Must be willing and able to drive a 15-passenger facility van (training provided at facility)

  • Must have a valid Florida driver’s license

  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English: reading, writing, speaking, and understanding

  • Must have good computer skills, including in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, Word)

  • Successful completion of the due diligence process to include, but not limited to, a Level II background check and drug test

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in a long-term care environment with a geriatric population in the activities department

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.

    POSITION DESCRIPTION:

    The incumbent of the Senior Certified Nursing Assistant (SCNA)/Activities position will ensure that the residents ADLs, daily assignments, and an ongoing program of activities in accordance with the comprehensive assessment are completed during the shift while identifying and resolving needs. Reports directly to the Activities Director (Therapy Aide Supervisor).

  • Assist with developing and implementing an activities program, which ‎maintains or improves physical, mental and social well-being with a varied work schedule that may ‎include weekend, evenings, and holidays‎

  • Assist with developing an activities plan for each resident in accordance with the inter-‎disciplinary team process. Responsible for the documentation of that plan in the resident’s medical record

  • Responsible for initial interview with new residents and input of resident data into the ‎medical record

  • Performing duties of the Activities Director when the Activities Director is unavailable

  • Responsible for maintaining the activity space and requesting of, equipment and ‎supplies for the program and ensuring resident safety for individual and/or group ‎activities‎

  • Provide necessary assistance by giving residents the following Activities of ‎Daily Living nursing care: oral hygiene, ‎bathing, dressing, and grooming, hair and nail ‎care, shaving, toileting, assistance with meals, nourishments and transportation ‎to ‎meal service areas, and mobility. Routinely observe, identify and report resident ‎concerns/needs to supervisor. Provide ‎escort to resident appointments when required. ‎Complete assignments timely, completely and accurately. Accept assigned ‎duties in a ‎cooperative manner‎

  • Perform restorative nursing measures. Document in the nursing assistant notes the care ‎and treatment provided to the resident ‎and the response or lack of response to care ‎provided

  • Perform simple nursing measures such as but not limited to: applying splints and ‎positioning devices, making occupied and ‎unoccupied beds, changing linens, taking vital ‎signs, weights, recording intake and output, etc. Follow established performance ‎‎standards and perform duties according to nursing service policies and procedures. ‎Review care plans and perform nursing ‎care as outlined. Participate in the development ‎of an individualized plan of care of assigned residents ‎

  • Respond to residents' requests/needs and assure resident have call lights at hand and ‎answer call lights promptly

  • Observe all facility safety, infection control policies and procedures‎

  • Complete required documentation. Consistently work cooperatively with resident, ‎resident’s representatives, facility staff, physicians, consultants and ancillary service ‎providers. Maintain confidentiality of resident.

  • Attend all in-service program classes as assigned and complete assignment. ‎Participate in interdisciplinary team and other facility meetings as assigned. Follow ‎Residents Rights’ policies as all times. Assume accountability for data contained in the ‎employees’ handbook.

  • Performs all other related duties in an effective, timely, professional manner as ‎assigned

    This position is in the Other Personal 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.

Nearest Major Market:Panama City

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