State Of Indiana West Lafayette , IN 47996
Salary for this position is commensurate with education and job experience
About the State of Indiana
Join U.S News & World Report's #1 state government! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering applicants 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.
About the 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.
Nursing Attendant 4 (QMA)
The Indiana Veterans' Home is currently seeking a Nursing Attendant 4 (QMA). The Nursing Attendant 4 (QMA) performs a variety of non-professional routine tasks associated with the care, treatment, health and welfare of patients and residents. This includes all aspects of basic nursing care, within the scope of the Certified Nurse Aide training rules; and administers medications and treatments (within the scope of the QMA rules) with moderate supervision. Reports to the unit manager, but also takes directives from the charge nurse (either RN or LPN) on the unit. MUST HAVE QMA CERTIFICATE TO APPLY.
A Day in the Life
Basic knowledge of nursing care, hospital routine and basic nursing practices;
Trains and assists patients with daily living tasks; helps patients dress, eat, bathe, brush teeth and comb hair;
Escorts patients to and from dining room, other areas of the hospital for treatment and tests, medical facilities outside hospital and/or on fields trips;
Obtains drugs from pharmacy;
Administers and charts medicine under the direction of a nurse;
Checks and records patients' vital signs;
Operates medical equipment: thermometer, stethoscope, sphygmomanometer, oxygen, suction, etc.;
Performs basic first-aid in case of patient injury such as applying antiseptic, bandages, etc.;
All other duties as assigned
What IVH is looking for
The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:
Choose from four medical plans (including RX coverage), vision and dental
Wellness program that offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan
Health savings account, offered for most medical plans, includes state contributions
Deferred compensation account (similar to a private sector's 401 K plan) with employer match, as well as a choice between two fully funded pension plans
Group life insurance
Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
The State of Indiana offers other generous leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
New Parent Leave
12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
Equal Employment Opportunity:
The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.