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Nursing Liason

Date Posted:  Sep 13, 2022
Requisition ID:  396563
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.

 

At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.

 

Next level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.

 

About the Indiana Veterans' Home:
The Indiana Veterans' Home is located in West Lafayette, Indiana. Originally created to care for veterans of the Civil War, the Indiana Veterans’ Home welcomed its first resident in 1896. Located on 250+ acres in West Lafayette, IVH is a full-service care facility offering a complete array of services for residents. 

The mission of the Indiana Veterans' Home is to honor Indiana's veterans and their spouses by providing the highest level of care in a therapeutic home-like environment, enhancing health and yielding optimal quality of life. To do this and meet the unique needs of these heroes and their families, we deliver compassionate and comprehensive skilled care while integrating arts and cultural programming and preserving the rich history of the Home.

 

Salary:
The salary for this position traditionally starts at $62,530.00 per year but may be commensurate with education and/or experience.

About the Job:

As the Charge Nursing Supervisor, you will be responsible for managing the nursing operations and function as the on-site administrative representative. In this position, you will be in an assigned area to facilitate nursing care. You will assess and allocate staffing to provide safe, individualized, quality care for patients to maintain the mission and vision of the facility. 

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Provide administrative and clinical leadership for nursing personnel. 
  • Collaborate with leadership in the development, implementation, and evaluation of program goals and objectives. 
  • Assist in overseeing the development and implementation of program specific needs and therapeutic outcomes. 
  • Assist in responding and offering leadership during emergency situations involving patients and/or staff within the hospital.  
  • Provide education and training on facility and nursing policy and procedures while monitoring compliance. 
  • Identify problems and implement corrective actions to address patient care/staff issues. 
  • Ensure routine rounds are being conducted for the safety and security of the patients/residents and staff.  
  • Evaluate and monitor patient care and assist in creating treatment plans in collaboration with other clinical staff. 
  • Act as a liaison with other disciplines to communicate and problem solve patient/resident needs. 
  • Serve on facility committees and make recommendations regarding nursing matters.   
  • Recruit, select, onboard, and train employees to ensure role responsibilities and expectations are clearly understood while providing opportunities to continue professional development. 
  • Set expectations, measure progress, provide ongoing feedback, and evaluate the performance of employees.  Ensure work adheres to quality standards, deadlines, and proper procedures.   

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.  

What You'll Need for Success:

You must meet the following requirement to be considered for employment:

  • Associate degree in Nursing from an accredited college.   
  • License to practice nursing in the State of Indiana as a Registered Nurse.   
  • One (1) year of previous supervisory experience. 
  • Must hold and maintain a CPR. 
  • Must stay current with behavioral intervention training.  
  • Proficiency in computer skills and ability to learn other programs used in maintaining electronic medical records.   
  • Ability to mentor, train, and present to a large population. 
  • Good interpersonal skills, good verbal, and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to understand and apply of medical and facility terminology. 
  • Ability to use MS Office applications and electronic patient records. 
  • Ability to serve as a patient advocate. 
  • Knowledge of and the ability to interpret nursing and facility policies and procedures.  
  • Additional knowledge and/or ability may be required based on the population the facility will serve such as: children, adolescents, geriatrics, etc. 
  • Ability to delegate work, set clear direction, and manage workflow. 
  • Ability to effectively give feedback, provide guidance or corrective action, coach, and develop employee skillsets. 

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role provides direct supervision for one or more staff members.

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

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

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans.
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards);
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution; 
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities;
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match; 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options; 
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave; 
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave;
  • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off; 
  • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years; 
  • Education Reimbursement Program;
  • Group life insurance; 
  • Referral Bonus program;
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits; 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program; 
  • Free Parking for most positions;
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access;

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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