LADY LAKE—The Visiting Nurse Association of Florida is holding its first-ever career fair today and Friday, seeking to staff the newest branch of its expansive organization, which already serves 17 counties across Florida.
“Thanks to the dedication of our nurses, caregivers and support staff, we’ve built a strong reputation for patient satisfaction on both coasts of South Florida as well as among the counties separating them,” said Jennifer Crow, communications director for VNA of Florida. “We’re excited about coming to Lake County and we’re confident our career fair will attract the talent that will grow into the team that serves as the foundation and future of the operation.”
The VNA of Florida Career Fair takes place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 14 and from 8 a.m. to noon June 15 at the 117 N. Highway 441 in Lady Lake. For information, applicants should call (352) 205-7585 or visit www.vnaflorida.org.
VNA of Florida is hiring both certified, seasoned medical personnel as well as novices with little experience. Available positions include registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, physical therapist, speech therapist, occupational therapist, medical social worker and home-health aide, as well as sales representative, scheduler and therapy assistants. Both contract and full-time positions with benefits are available.
Founded in Stuart more than 35 years ago, VNA of Florida serves patients in Martin, St. Lucie, Palm Beach, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota, Okeechobee, Manatee, Hillsborough, Highlands, Hernando, Hardee, Glades, Desoto, Citrus and Charlotte counties.
While home-healthcare remains its primary function, the VNA of Florida recently opened a 37-bed luxury assisted living community in Okeechobee called Grand Oaks and expects to break ground on its second assisted living community in Jensen Beach later this year.
For six years in a row VNA of Florida achieved honors as one of the elite homecare agencies in the country and refined a system known for its swift and efficient coordination with area physicians, ensuring that patients generally get appointments with VNA nurses within only one day of receiving a referral.