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WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

Building a strong workforce for Indiana’s seniors

Developing a skilled workforce for the long term care profession.

Recruitment and retention of direct care workers is one of the largest challenges facing long term care providers across the nation. An increased demand for services due to an aging population and a declining supply of individuals seeking and maintaining careers in this profession are factors responsible for a looming workforce crisis. It will take a significant effort to attract, recruit and retain skilled workers.

IHCA/INCAL is dedicated to supporting our members in their efforts to recruit, train and retain quality staff. Learn more about our workforce development offerings and how they might be of use to you.

COVID-19

Workforce Resources

IHCA/INCAL has created a one-stop shop for all COVID-19 workforce related news and guidance. Visit the webpage daily for the most recent updates.

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Discover How We Can Help You

CAREFORTHEAGING.ORG

CareForTheAging.org is a multi-media-rich informational website that aims to foster a deeper understanding about the wide range of career pathways available in the long term care profession. IHCA/INCAL members can sign up to receive prospective employee interest forms through the site.

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CNA TRAINING RESOURCES

Identify onsite CNA training programs in your area and explore a new online training program from IHCA/INCAL and partner Academic Platforms.

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AHCA/NCAL WORKFORCE RESOURCES

Browse AHCA/NCAL’s resources for operators and individual LTC professionals to improve overall workforce efforts and ensure staff stability. 
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STATE, REGIONAL AND LOCAL WORKFORCE RESOURCES

Learn more about statewide and regional workforce resources available for LTC providers.

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INDIANA HEALTH CARE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

Through IHCF’s philanthropic mission, long term care professionals are awarded education and training scholarships for clinical, medical, and administrative positions in long term care.

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Being a part of IHCA/INCAL has been a wonderful experience and has brought so many learning opportunities to our company. I have been fortunate enough to be a part of the Workforce Development Committee for several years and am now the Co-chair. I’ve really enjoyed the opportunity to share ideas with other members, which allows us all to grow and learn for the betterment of the industry as a whole.


Amber Iskander

Executive Director of Human Resources, CarDon & Associates

Meet Our Partners

We are proud to partner with a wide network of state, local and regional level organizations and institutions to address the workforce challenge confronting long term care providers across Indiana and beyond. 

IVY TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Ivy Tech Community College is the largest public postsecondary institution in Indiana and offers hands-on experience with some of the state’s most advanced technologies and training facilities, plus the convenience of more than 1,000 online classes, and the attention that comes with a small average class size of 22.  

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HOSA

We partner with Indiana HOSA to provide member students from junior high, high school and college chapters throughout the state with opportunities to develop as leaders and future health professionals.

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CNA Online

IHCA/INCAL partners with CNA Online, a program of Academic Platforms, AHCA’s preferred provider, to allow non-facility based and facility-based training programs to incorporate online didactic nurse assistant training in conjunction with their existing clinical training. 

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Career Center

The Job Bank is a free resource for IHCA/INCAL members to post open staff positions. Potential job applicants can also post their resumes through the Job Bank. 

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Upcoming Events

Webinar

Gero Nurse Prep

June 20, 2020 12:00 am - December 31, 2020 12:00 am

This course prepares RNs to pass the Gerontological Certification Exam by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

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Conference

Convention & Expo

August 1, 2020 9:00 am - August 31, 2020 5:00 pm

IHCA/INCAL Annual Convention and Expo is a premier event focused on providing a dynamic, collaborative forum for all LTC and AL.

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IHCA CONTACT

Zach Cattell

President