VNA

Careers

As Northwest Indiana's leading provider of aging, palliative, hospice, and grief support services, the VNA can offer individuals an exciting career path. VNA supports employees as they build and maintain rewarding careers.

The professional VNA work culture fosters positive teamwork and encourages personal growth as we work to provide compassionate, quality care for families in Northwest Indiana.

Please see our open positions below. Complete an employment application and submit your resume and cover letter to careers@vnanwi.org. Call (219) 462-5195 for more information.

The VNA of NWI provides an environment that promotes patient/family care, customer service, and teamwork. As a full-time employee, you are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Medical Insurance (includes prescription coverage and vision discount)
  • Voluntary Dental Insurance
  • Group Term Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Voluntary Long-Term Disability
  • Paid Days Off
  • 6 Paid Holidays
  • Flexible Spending Account/Dependent Care Reimbursement
  • 403b Thrift Savings Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • YMCA Discount
  • Direct Deposit

Midnight RN

Sunday through Thursday 12:00AM - 8:00AM

Coverage Areas: Lake, Porter, La Porte, Jasper, Starke Counties, mileage paid at the IRS rate.

$2000.00 BONUS (bonus based on FTE Status).

The VNA of NWI is seeking a Midnight RN to work 8 hours shifts stationed at our In-Patient Hospice Center and Patient Homes with Possible QI Audits during down time.

We are family friendly, flexible, and we really care about each other! Come join our team!

Position Summary

Patient care visits, admissions, phone triage are all required. Hospice experience NOT required. Must be a registered nurse (RN)

Qualifications

  • Unrestricted RN license in the State of Indiana.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Minimum experience of 2 years medical surgical, critical care or oncology nursing.
  • Hospice experience preferred.

LPN

Full-time with Minimum On-Call Rotation

Coverage Areas: Lake, Porter, La Porte, Jasper, Starke Counties, mileage paid at the IRS rate.

The VNA of NWI is seeking an LPN to perform designated nursing functions under direction of the Registered Nurse.

$2000.00 BONUS.

We are family friendly, flexible, and we really care about each other! Come join our team!

Position Summary

The Licensed Practical Nurse performs designated nursing functions under the direction of the Registered Nurse. The activities of the LPN are based on his/her educational preparation and experience.

  • Assists the RN and/or physician in performing specialized duties related to end-of-life care.
  • Implements and continues the appropriate teaching in cooperation with the Registered Nurse.
  • Observes the patient for changes in their condition and reports these changes to the appropriate physician and registered nurse.
  • Records visits to patients per agency policy, including other pertinent information about patient and family.
  • Follows care plans as developed by the Registered Nurse and contributes data to the RN in the development of the plan of care and assists in carrying out the plan.

Qualifications

  • License and experience.
  • Graduate of a state accredited school of practical nursing.
  • Must hold and maintain current LPN license in the State of Indiana.
  • Evidence of experience in related health care field.
  • Must hold and maintain a valid driver’s license, auto insurance, and professional liability

Part-time Hospice Center RN

Part-time (.6) Evening/Night Shift Hospice Aide for our 14 bed inpatient hospice center

Provides personal care to hospice patients at the VNA Hospice Center

VNA of NWI is seeking a Part-time (.6) Evening/Night Shift Hospice Aide for our 14 bed inpatient hospice center.

Qualifications and Skills:

Performs consultation and admission visit to assess patient's needs and completes admission assessment and agreement documentation for VNA of NWI.

  • Prefer minimum of 6 months as a CNA or HHA.
  • Current CNAs will receive training and certification as a HHA upon hire.
  • Must have and maintain valid driver's license, auto insurance; Must maintain current CPR certification; Must be computer literate.

Join VNA of NWI and find out how satisfying your career can be!

The VNA provides an environment that promotes patient/family care, internal and external customer service, and provides teamwork on all levels and across disciplines. Our culture is one that includes the primacy of the client, professionalism, flexibility based on a holistic understanding of the client’s needs, and teamwork. Come join our team!

Hospice Liaison/RN

Full-time with Minimum On-Call Rotation

Coverage Areas: Lake, Porter, La Porte, Jasper, Starke Counties, mileage paid at the IRS rate.

Position Summary

The Hospice Liaison works under the supervision of the Patient Care Manager and will primarily function as an liaison between local hospitals. Hospice Liaison is responsible for developing relationships at the designated hospitals and serving as a resource to the designated hospitals to increase awareness of the agency, increase active client count, develop referral sources with physicians and hospital staff, coordinate with intake to identify needed home care and hospice services for patients in all stages of life. Hospice Liaison provides nursing care to patients who require GIP level of care for end of life symptom management and pain control in the hospital setting.

Hospice Liaison will also assist the agency with the admission of patients in the home care setting as required to meet the needs of the agency. Hospice Admission Liaison will participate in an on-call rotation to provide the highest quality care to patients in the hospice program.

Qualifications

  • Must have a current RN License
  • Driver's License
  • Automobile Insurance

Hospice Center Aide

Part-time (.6) Evening/Night Shift Hospice Aide for our 14 bed inpatient hospice center

Provides personal care to hospice patients at the VNA Hospice Center

Qualifications

  • Prefer minimum of 6 months as a CNA or HHA.
  • Current CNAs will receive training and certification as a HHA upon hire.
  • Must have and maintain valid driver's license, auto insurance.
  • Must maintain current CPR certification.
  • Must be computer literate.

Join VNA of NWI and find out how satisfying your career can be!

The VNA provides an environment that promotes patient/family care, internal and external customer service, and provides teamwork on all levels and across disciplines. Our culture is one that includes the primacy of the client, professionalism, flexibility based on a holistic understanding of the client’s needs, and teamwork. Come join our team!

Part-time Hospice Center RN

Part-time (.6 FTE (24) hours a week) for 14 bed in-patient facility: Must be able and willing to work 8 hour day shifts with weekend rotation

The VNA of NWI provides an environment that promotes patient/family care, customer service, and teamwork.

Position Summary

The Registered Professional Nurse serves as a case coordinator by providing, arranging for, teaching and supervising the health care of hospice patients in their home. The nurse appraises patient and family care needs and coordinates services with the interdisciplinary team.

Qualifications

  • Licensure: Must have and maintain license as a registered professional nurse by the state of Indiana.
  • Minimum of Associates degree in nursing required, diploma must be from an approved school of professional nursing program. Minimum of one year of medical/surgical experience in a hospital setting, nursing home, ECF, or home care preferred. Previous hospice experience and/or demonstrates understanding and support of the hospice philosophy and concept preferred.
  • Must maintain current CPR certification.
  • Must hold and maintain a valid driver’s license, auto insurance, and professional liability.

Knowledge and Ability

  • Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge and skill in current nursing practice.
  • Exhibits knowledge of the concept of a interdisciplinary team and a working knowledge of the development of plan for patient care and the ability to participate in them as well as using the case management approach.
  • Functions independently and appropriately, and demonstrates the ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job.
  • Ability to use and adapt to current technology, i.e. computers, laptops, pagers, infusion pumps.
  • Accepts and utilizes supervision.
  • Recognizes the needs and concerns of people and maintains constructive working relationships in dealing with them
  • Effectively utilizes problem-solving approach to patient care and record-keeping.
  • Demonstrates understanding and support of Hospice Philosophy and concepts. Exhibits sensitivity to issues of loss and grief.

Full-Time RN Case Manager

Full-time RN Case Manager with Minimum On-Call Rotation

Coverage Area: Porter, La Porte, Starke, Jasper and Lake Counties.
Mileage Paid at current IRS Rate.

Are you looking for a full-time job with a flexible schedule and minimum on-call requirements as a Hospice Nurse? If so, VNA of NWI is the place for you.

VNA of NWI is expanding and looking for team members that will enable us to manage our growth and provide exceptional care for our patients!

Job Duties

  • RN Case Manager will provide direct patient care to hospice patient case load.
  • Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge and skill in current nursing practice.
  • Exhibits knowledge of the concept of a interdisciplinary team and a working knowledge of the development of plan for patient care and the ability to participate in them as well as using the case management approach.
  • Functions independently and appropriately, and demonstrates the ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job.

Summary

The Registered Professional Nurse serves as a case coordinator by providing, arranging for, teaching and supervising the health care of hospice patients in their home. The nurse appraises patient and family care needs and coordinates services with the interdisciplinary team.

Benefits

The VNA of NWI provides an environment that promotes patient/family care, customer service, and teamwork. As a full-time employee, you are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Medical Insurance (includes prescription coverage and vision discount)
  • Voluntary Dental Insurance
  • Group Term Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Voluntary Long-Term Disability
  • Paid Days Off
  • 6 Holidays
  • Flexible Spending Account/Dependant Care Reimbursement
  • 403b Thrift Savings Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • YMCA Discount
  • Direct Deposit

We are family friendly, flexible, and we really care about each other! Come join our team!