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

The professional VNA Hospice NWI 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.

VNA Hospice 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

Palliative Care Social Worker

$4,000 BONUS

Full-time (Monday -Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm)

Coverage Areas: Porter, LaPorte, Starke, Jasper, Newton and Lake County, mileage paid at the IRS rate.

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

Position Summary

VNA Hospice of NWI is looking for compassionate and empathetic Social Workers to work with our hospice, palliative & transition support patient needs. This role will involve providing care in the patients' homes and at Long Term Care Facilities.

Qualifications

  • LCSW in the State of Indiana with at least 1 year of clinical experience in geriatric care, and/or medical systems.
  • Have reliable transportation and willing to commute within a designated territory.
  • COVID Vaccinated or qualified exemption.
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to be self-directed and work independently.
  • Thorough knowledge of current computer software (ie. Word, Excel, 365).
  • Ability to work within a team environment.
  • The ability to work effectively in high-activity situations and under pressure.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide chronic disease management to hospice, palliative and/or patients needing support post facility discharge for transition support.
  • Carries out psychosocial evaluations, including family dynamics, caregiver abilities and resiliency, communication patterns, neglect or abuse and plan intervention based on evaluation findings.
  • Educate patients and caregivers on disease process, medications, plan of care and individualized treatment plan.
  • Maintains and processes all documentation in compliance with agency standards utilizing the electronic medical record keeping system. Submits all clinical documentation, time records and other information in the required time frame.
  • Works within a team concept with a nurse practitioner, nurse, chaplain and volunteer to support all of the psychosocial and medical needs of a patient and caregiver to promote independence, reduced hospitalizations, and self-determination in a patient-centered medical model.

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

Full-time, On-call RN Home Hospice

$5,000 - $10,000 BONUS (bonus based on FTE Status and experience)

Salary: $62,000.00 - $70,000.00 per year

Every other weekend Friday 4:30 pm- Monday 8:00 am on-call
Two alternating shifts during the weekday 4:30 pm - 8:00 am on-call

Coverage Areas: Porter, LaPorte, Starke, Jasper, Newton and Lake County, mileage paid at the IRS rate.

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

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.

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

Nurse Practitioner-Hospice and Palliative Care (ACHPN Preferred)

Full Time Monday through Friday

Position Summary

Full-Time nurse practitioner needed in growing hospice and palliative care program. This position visits patients in their homes, facilities and our 13 bed in-patient center. Join a fast paced team with competitive pay and benefits. Additionally you will build meaningful relationships with the residents and their families.

Our nurse Practitioners collaborate with the Executive Director, Medical Director and Palliative Clinical Director to ensure that quality Palliative and Hospice Care is being provided to our patients.

Qualifications

  • Current, unrestricted Nurse Practioner license in the State of Indiana
  • A clinical background in adult, family or geriatric specialties
  • DEA or ability to obtain
  • Prescriptive authority or ability to obtain
  • Minimum 1 year NP experience
  • Certification in hospice and palliative care (ACHPN) (or willing to get certified)
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Reliable transportation and insurance
  • Ability to travel throughout our service area
  • Intermediate level of proficiency in PC based word processing including Microsoft Word and Outlook

Preferred Qualifications

  • Long term care and/or nursing home based experience
  • Experience working with the older adult and/or geriatric population
  • Palliative care experience
  • Hospice experience
  • Home care experience
  • Hospital based experience
  • Oncology experience
  • Critical care experience

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

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

RN Case Manager

Full-time with Minimum On-Call Rotation

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

$5,000-$10,000 bonus

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

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.

Job Duties

  • Possesses understanding of Hospice program and benefits.
  • Obtains orders for and procures immediate medications and needed DME/supplies.
  • Performs physical assessment of patients' condition, safety, knowledge, pain and symptoms.
  • Initiates Plan of Care.
  • Instructs on disease understanding, progression, and immediate interventions.
  • Documents assessment, current medications and initiates appropriate care plans.
  • 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.

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

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