Employment

The Vermont Veterans Home currently retains over two hundred state employees that enjoy excellent benefits such as, medical and dental insurance, sick and vacation days, and retirement benefits. The staff here works every day to fulfill a promise made to our Veterans, their spouses, and Gold Star parents. To uphold our standards we are seeking employees that work well in teams and are dedicated to our cause. We at the Vermont Veterans’ Home believe that it is our honor to serve the Veterans that have served our country and we invite you to become a part of this home.   

To become a part of the Vermont Veterans' Home team please visit the Vermont Human Resources Careers Website.

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

COOK B
    Skilled cooking and supervisory work involving preparation and serving of food during an assigned shift at a State institution.  Duties involve personally preparing and serving food at a small institution or acting as assistant to a supervisor at a larger facility performing the role of first cook and supervising other cooks and food service staff. Work is reviewed through observation on the job and evaluation of results achieved.  The primary hours for this position are 11:00 am to 7:30 pm, including weekends and holidays. Reference Job Posting ID: 621179.  Location: Bennington.  Status: Full-time.  Application Deadline:  May 11, 2017.

NURSING OPPORTUNITIES

For more information on our Nursing positions, please contact Patricia Crossman at patricia.crossman@vermont.gov.

NURSE EDUCATOR
We have an exciting opportunity for a Nurse Educator to work with the entire interdisciplinary team at the Vermont Veterans’ Home to ensure staff receive best practice/regulatory compliance education.  You will support the development and implementation of education and training programs in the facility ensuring mandatory educational offerings are completed as well as supporting improvement in patient care and enhancing recruitment and retention of all staff. Possession of excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills are essential.  Reference Job Posting ID#: 620905. Location: Bennington. Status: Full Time. Application Deadline: Open Until Filled. 

NURSE SUPERVISOR - NIGHTS (INTERIM)
Our Nurse Supervisor performs supervisory, advisory and clinical care functions at VVH for the population of patients during a shift.   Ensures the provision of a full range of services to veterans and members with a variety of needs.  Incumbents exercise a high level of independent clinical decision making and provide leadership of clinical and non-clinical staff.   The hours consist of six (6) 12-hour shifts from 6:00 pm to 6:30 am and one (1) 8-hour shift from 10:00 pm to 6:30 am per pay period. The staring rate of pay for this position is $37.71/hour, which includes a market factor adjustment. Reference Job Posting ID#: 620455. Location: Bennington. Status: Full Time. Application Deadline – Open Until Filled. 

REGISTERED NURSE I & II – CLINICAL SPECIALTY NURSE
We are seeking to hire Registered Nurses to become part of our health-care team where we focus on resident-centered care. You will work with resident providers and oversee the care and services provided while honoring our Veterans. Note: This position is being recruited at two levels. If you meet the qualifications to apply for both levels, you will need to submit an application for both levels for which you wish to be considered. Starting salary for RN I is $29.75 to $30.99; starting salary for RN II is $32.55 to $33.80.  Reference Job Posting ID #619497 and/or 619470.  Location:  Bennington.  Status:  Full Time, Evenings or Nights.  Application Deadline:  Open Until Filled.

LICENSED NURSING ASSISTANTS
We are seeking to hire LNAs for full-time evening shift openings.  Starting hourly rate is $16.29/hour.  Reference Job Posting ID #621265. Location:  Bennington.  Status:  Full Time, Evenings.  Application Deadline:  Open Until Filled.

TEMPORARY POSITIONS

NURSE CASE MANAGER / URN I (HOME BASED – BURLINGTON, VT AREA)
The Vermont Veterans’ Home (VVH) has a unique opportunity for a home-based Registered Nurse in the Burlington area to work with discharge planners at area hospitals to screen for possible admits to the VVH in Bennington, Vermont.  You will provide education on the services at the Home, conduct on-site evaluations of potential admissions including providing all necessary information to make an admission decision, attend special functions/events to promote and market the facility, and participate in weekly admission meetings. The ideal candidate will have experience in admissions (preferably long-term care); working knowledge of VA, Medicare, Medicaid and commercial insurances and VA, CMS, and State Nursing Home Regulations. For more information contact Al Faxon at allan.faxon@vermont.gov. Reference Job Posting ID#: 621159. Location: Home Based. Status: Temporary. Application Deadline: Open Until Filled. 

REGISTERED NURSE II – CLINICAL SPECIALTY NURSE
Reference Job Posting ID#: 619503. Location: Bennington. Status: Temporary, All Shifts. Application Deadline – Open Until Filled.

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE
Reference Job Posting ID#: 619500. Location: Bennington. Status: Temporary, All Shifts. Application Deadline – Open Until Filled.

LICENSED NURSING ASSISTANT
Reference Job Posting ID#: 619503. Location: Bennington. Status: Temporary, All Shifts. Application Deadline – Open Until Filled.

VETERANS’ HOME UTILITY WORKER / DIETARY
This position is in the Dietary Division at the Vermont Veterans' Home.  Duties will include food preparation, set up and break down of dining areas, delivery of food carts to units, operation of tray line, stocking supplies, washing dishes and pots/pans, cleaning and sanitizing kitchen area.  The hours for one of the positions is 6:00 am to 2:30 pm and the hours for the other position are 11:00 am to 7:30 pm (which may include shifts of 4:00 pm to 7:30 pm); both will include weekends and holidays Reference Job Posting ID#: 619724.  Location:  Bennington.  Status:  Temporary.  Application Deadline – May 11, 2017.

For more information, please contact Joyce Santacross at (802) 447-6535 or email at joyce.santacross@vermont.gov.
The State of Vermont offers an excellent total compensation package.  To apply you must use the online job application at www.careers.vermont.gov. For questions related to your application, please contact the Department of Human Resources, Recruitment Services at (855) 828-6700 (toll-free) or (800) 253-0191 (TTY/Relay Service.  The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact Information

Vermont Veterans’ Home
325 North Street
Bennington, VT 05201            
Phone: 802-447-6510
Email the Admission Department