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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. Submit your resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or complete the form below, print and mail/fax/email a completed application or fill out an application in person.


Current Career Opportunities

Experienced Hospice RN's

YOU WORKED FOR THE REST

NOW COME WORK FOR THE BEST!!

MINIMAL ON-CALL REQUIREMENTS AND EXCELLENT PAY!!

We are a growing company that values and rewards our team members, recognizes your special skills and experience. We help change lives every day and share a mission of delivering high quality hospice and palliative care.

The Case Managers are providing, arranging for, teaching and supervising the health care of patients in their home for both HOSPICE and PALLIATIVE patients.

Available Positions:

Home Care:

  • Full-time case manager Monday thru Friday 8:00 am-4:30 pm with minimal on-call rotation

Qualified Candidates will possess:

  • 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

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Nurse Practitioner

Part time

      As a Nurse Practitioner on the Palliative and Hospice Care Team, you will provide Palliative and Hospice Care to patients in the hospital setting and/or skilled nursing facility and/or home setting. This excellent opportunity affords a flexible, autonomous role bringing enormous satisfaction in the care and comfort of our aging population. Additionally you will build meaningful relationships with the residents and their families.

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

Required Qualifications:
      • Current, unrestricted NP license in the State of IN 
      • 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
      • 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:
    • Certification in hospice and palliative care (ACHPN)
    • 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

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Home Health/Hospice Aides (HHA)

Full-time, Part-time and PRN shifts Available Lake, Porter, Starke, Jasper, Lake Counties

Provides personal care to hospice patients in their homes and at the VNA Hospice Center.

Hours: Full-time 8 – 4:30 p.m. with on-call (evening or night shift at Center) and weekend rotation. Part-time and PRN, hours may vary depending on agreed schedule.

Qualifications and Skills:

• Prefer minimum of 6 months as a CNA or HHA.

• Current CNAs will receive training and certification as a HHA upon hire.

• Nursing students must complete fundamentals of nursing. A wonderful opportunity to work as a HHA while going to nursing school!

• Must have and maintain valid driver's license, auto insurance; Must maintain current CPR certification; Must be computer literate.

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Companion Homemaker

Do you enjoy cleaning and take pride in your work? If so, then come join the Visiting Nurse Association!!!

We are in need of a Companion Homemaker to perform light housekeeping, meal preparation, laundry assistance, and shop for clients who live in their homes.

If you are interested, feel free to come in and fill out an application or submit your resume to: Visiting Nurse Association Attn: Dawn Steele, HR Assistant 2401 Valley Drive Valparaiso, IN 46383 e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. phone: 219-462-5195 fax: 219-831-8188

 

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Hospice Social Worker

    The Visiting Nurse Association Northwest Indiana is seeking a Hospice Social Worker (full-time) to provide direct supportive services to terminally ill patients and their families at our in-patient Hospice Center and Patient Homes.
    The Hospice Social Worker works in conjunction with the Hospice interdisciplinary group (IDT) to provide direct supportive services to terminally ill patients and their families, and to consult with and support other agency personnel .The social worker will provide assessments of psychosocial problems and define goals and interventions to provide excellent end of life care.
The Hospice Social Worker:
    Is a member of an interdisciplinary team (IDT) and provides social services in accordance with interdisciplinary plan of treatment.
    Participates in the preparation, evaluation, and execution of the interdisciplinary plan of care to assure that the highest quality of care is given to those served.
    Recognizes and utilizes community and family resources to assist the patient and family with end of life care needs.
    Develops the plan of care with the IDT to deal with personal, financial, and environmental difficulties that may interfere with care.
    Assists with funeral planning.
    Keeps abreast of social work trends and knowledge.
    Participates in education both internally and externally to promote professional growth and understanding of hospice.
    Maintains continuity of patient care by liaising with other health care professionals.
    Attends IDT conferences and care plan meetings.
    Arranges for extended care placement or respite placement when necessary.
Requirements:
    Demonstrates flexibility with scheduling.
    Must possess a Master's Degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
    Must be licensed by the State of Indiana.

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Hospice Admission RN

Porter, LaPorte, Starke, Jasper and Lake County

Our Evening On-Call RN will be available to do Evening Admissions Monday through Friday

8, 10, and 12 hour shifts available

SUMMARY The admissions nurse orients and admits patients and families to hospice services, assesses needs, and plans and coordinates care in order to meet the end of life care needs of individuals and families in their homes and communities.

Qualified Candidates will possess:

• Unrestricted RN license in the State of Indiana

• Excellent communication and organizational skills

• Minimum experience of 1 years medical surgical, critical care or oncology nursing

• Hospice experience preferred

Hospice RN - Weekend On Call

1 OR 2 12 HOUR SHIFTS AVAILABLE FROM 7:00 PM- 7:00 AM, SATURDAY AND/OR SUNDAY

Porter, LaPorte, Starke, Jasper and Lake County

 

 

 

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