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CNA

Date Posted:  Aug 22, 2019
Requisition ID:  16151
Location: 

West Lafayette, IN, US, 47906

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

 

Indiana Veteran's Home

The Indiana Veterans’ Home, located in West Lafayette, Indiana, is the only long term care facility in Indiana dedicated to serving veterans and their spouses.  We provide a beautiful, healthy and home-like environment for veterans and their spouses to live. Residents enjoy a variety of onsite and offsite activities, excellent health care, nutritious homemade meals and a rich history that only a facility such as IVH can provide.

 

Salary for this position is commensurate with education and job experience

CNA

The Indiana Veterans' Home is currently seeking a Certified Nursing Assistant.  The CNA performs a variety of non-professional routine tasks associated with the care, treatment, health and welfare of patients and residents.  This includes training patients in activities of daily living. Candidate works under the supervision of supervisors, nurses, higher level aides and/or other members of the treatment team.  Candidate receives general and detailed instructions from supervisors and nurses. Instructions are given during the course of work. Work is reviewed in process and upon completion on a spot check and continuing basis.  MUST HAVE CNA CERTIFICATE TO APPLY.

We have full time or as needed positions for both day and night shifts.

A day in the life
  • Basic knowledge of nursing care, hospital routine and basic nursing practices;
  • Ability to apply basic knowledge of nursing practices and of special needs of geriatric patients to ensure comfort and well-being of patients;
  • Ability to establish and maintain safe and healthy environment for residents;
  • Ability to perform a variety of housekeeping duties to ensure the comfort and well-being of residents;
  • Ability to keep records, reports and charts of residents accurately; B.M. sheets, restraint sheets, intake and output, temperature, pulse and respiration, blood pressure, weights, etc.;
  • Ability to establish and maintain good interpersonal relationships with residents;
  • Ability to note subtle changes in residents' physical status and mental behavior;
  • Ability to act in emergency situations; fire, tornado alert, adverse behavior of patients, etc.;
  • Ability to control intoxicated, confused, senile or difficult patients;
  • Ability to use thermometer, stethoscope, sphygmomanometer and other medical equipment;
  • Ability to follow verbal and written directions.
  • All other duties as assigned
What we're looking for
  • Two (2) years of work experience or high school diploma/GED plus the successful completion of a basic Nurse Aide training program, or equivalent, as approved by the Indiana Dept. of Health.

 

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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