QMA Classes

The Indiana Veterans' Home currently has a QMA class in session!!

Are you an actively licensed CNA looking to advance your nursing career? Bookmark this page! IVH typically hosts two QMA classes per year. Information on the next round of classes will be posted here and on our Facebook page.

More information about the position:


Qualified Medication Aide (QMA) Licensure Class

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 Veterans' 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.

About the Job
Classes began on September 24, 2018.

Must have completed high school or obtained GED, must possess active CNA license, and must have 1000 working CNA hours. QMA classes are instructed by one of our qualified Nurse Supervisors in preparation to take the official QMA exam to obtain licensure. The program consists of two weeks of instructional training and 100 clinical hours on the units. The QMA openings will primarily be on night shift. Salary will commensurate with CNA experience.

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;
• Observes, records and reports the condition and behavior of residents;
• 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 candidates are we looking for?
High school diploma/GED, possess an active CNA License with the Indiana State Department of Health, and have 1000 working CNA Hours. A throughout background check, thorough pre-employment verification, and drug test will be required prior to acceptance into the program.

Benefits
The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:
• Medical / Dental / Vision plans
• Health Savings Account available - with Employer Contribution
• Prescription Coverage
• New Parent Leave
• Incentive-based Wellness Program
• Employee Assistance Program
• Employer-funded Retirement Plan
• Deferred Compensation Plan with Employer Match
• Flexible Spending Account
• Work/life balance: 24 Paid Days Off and 12 Holidays, per year
• Group Life Insurance
• Qualified Employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

Equal Employment Opportunity
The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.