Registered Nurse - Med Surg
Company: State of Florida
Location: Port Saint Lucie
Posted on: January 23, 2023
Registered NurseRequisition No: 791086
Agency: Veterans Affairs
Working Title: REGISTERED NURSE
Position Number: 50453003
Posting Closing Date: 01/26/2023
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS
Ardie R. Copas State Veterans' Nursing Home
Port Saint Lucie, Saint Lucie County
Annual Non-Negotiable Salary: $64,480.00
* This position is eligible for both Overtime pay and an additional
$1.00 per hour Florida Nurses' Association shift differential pay
for qualifying shifts.*
This position may include a sign-on bonus of $3,500.00, which will
be paid out over a two-year period at 6-month intervals
(restrictions apply). Any employee leaving employment with the
agency or moving to OPS prior to that timeframe will forfeit any
additional bonus reimbursement. There is no guarantee of payment
unless you complete the term of employment. If you leave prior to
completion of the term, you are owed nothing by the Agency, and the
recoupment of any previously paid bonus amount will be at the
Agency's discretion. Returning employees must have left the
Department for a period of 12 months or more to be eligible for the
11:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. (30-Minute Break)
The Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs is an agency dedicated
to serving those who served U.S. We are seeking a motivated,
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). Education and employment history must be
verifiable. Please attach any credentials you claim (degrees,
certifications, etc.) to your application.
Other vacant positions/shifts may be filled from this advertisement
within six (6) months of the closing date.
The FDVA Nursing State Veterans' Nursing Homes and Domiciliary are
designated employment sites for the Nursing Student Loan
* From funds available, the program may make nursing education loan
repayments of up to $4,000.00 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.
* Must be willing and able to work weekends and holidays.
* Must possess a current Florida Registered Nurse License.
* Must possess a current CPR certification.
* Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
* Successful completion of the employment screening process to
include, but not limited to, a national background investigation
and drug test.
* Experience in long-term care or 120 bed skilled nursing
* Experience with Electronic Medical Records.
* Experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
* Experience with medication administration.
The incumbent is responsible for giving ordered treatments,
administer prescribed medications, give direct ADL care and
complete requirements for diagnostic procedures as requested by the
attending physician on an assigned shift per established policies
and procedures. Works under the direct supervision of the Senior
Registered Nurse Supervisor.
Receive verbal orders, including telephone orders from attending
physicians. Transcribes physician's orders to all appropriate
documents on an assigned shift per established policies and
Make rounds with physicians and other health care personnel per
established policies and procedures. Monitor physician's orders for
completion. Review and follow-up on resident incidents or
Count narcotics at beginning and end of shift. Assure that narcotic
records are accurate for assigned shift. Will provide supervision
(lead worker duties) for the facility on an assigned shift as
require and as defined in 60K-2.0061 (3) (d) F.A.C.
Will supervise subordinates on assigned unit. Review work
assignments with staff on unit and assign team members in
accordance with the patient's needs, available staffing, and in
accordance with policies and procedures. Assure assigned CNAs are
in dining room on time. Try to problem solve with employees as
required before involving supervisor.
Recognize and respond to changes in resident's conditions as it
occurs. Will record observations accurately and concisely. Notify
supervisor, physician and family of changes. Document all
notifications as they are made. Assist physicians with special
tests and procedures as required and within the scope of the
Florida Nursing Practice Act.
Receive and give report at beginning and end of shift by making
walking rounds with the off-going and on-coming nurse. On assigned
residents and within the assigned time frame will: Complete, sign
and date the MDS, RAP modules and additional assessments. Will
review and update care plans; notify chairperson if changes need to
be made per established policies and procedures; and attend
Interdisciplinary Care Plans when requested.
Will maintain professional standards of nursing care at all times.
Follows all local, state, and federal rules and regulations, as
well as the policies and procedures of the facility and nursing
Attend mandatory and non-mandatory in-services, meetings, Care
Plans and MDS as required. Will ensure economical utilization of
supplies and proper charging of items to residents' accounts.
Ensure equipment is maintained in a clean and safe manner. Will
maintain valid CPR certification and perform as needed.
Perform all other related duties as assigned by supervisor.
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: Port Saint Lucie
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