• Grant Coordinator - Part Time (Full Time potential)

    Norton County Hospital has a career opportunity for a Grant Coordinator. The part-time position is funded by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways to a Healthy Kansas program, which is aimed at improving healthy lifestyles and creating healthy places using a community-wide approach. Norton County was selected as one of the designated Pathways communities in 2020, which allows for the creation and enhancement of community health projects. There is potential for this position to become full time with the addition of assisting with grant and community engagement projects specifically related to the Norton County Hospital.
     
    Primary responsibilities include but not limited to:

    • Actively connect with key stakeholders, Live Well Norton coalition members and members of the community to engage them in the decision-making process for any grant package work.
    • Garner commitment of key policymakers, business leaders, health and human service organizations, schools and civic leaders when implementing Pathways packages.
    • Develop community activities that have a public, active role for key leaders.
    • Complete and maintain documentation for action and evaluation plans, as well as annual progress reports, regarding the grant projects. Keep track of receipts and all necessary records.
    • Participate in technical assistance and learning opportunities associated with Pathways to a Healthy Kansas. Technical assistance and learning opportunities include conference calls, webinars and in-person opportunities. Presenters, topics and discussion will focus on the community Pathways; coalition and partnership development; evaluation; policy, system and environmental changes; and other areas determined of interest or need.
    The part-time position would be remote work with some on-site meetings and travel as needed to fulfill the assigned duties.
     
     Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications or related field preferred.
    • Preferred past experience working on grants and/or with nonprofits.
    • Preferred past experience working in a hospital or health-related setting.
    • Detail-oriented and skilled in prioritization, organization, problem solving, budgeting and monitoring.
    • Skilled at establishing and maintaining relationships with staff, boards, the coalition and community members.
    This position would also develop relationships with those working in other Pathways communities and would build a network with several state and national partners, such as Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas, the Kansas Health Institute, the Public Health Law Center and Wichita State University’s Community Engagement Institute.

    Benefit package may include, depending on hours worked, paid time off (PTO); and KPERS retirement, life insurance and long-term disability. Full-time employees are also eligible for BCBS health insurance and various supplemental insurances.

    Applications can be picked up at any Hospital Admissions Desk, requested by email from shempler@ntcohosp.com, or printed from our website, www.ntcohosp.com. Please return to Human Resources or Katie Wagner, Foundation Executive Director, Norton County Hospital, P.O. Box 250, Norton, Kansas 67654 or email to kallen@ntcohosp.com. You may also provide via fax to 785-874-4899. EOE.

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  • Norton Highlights

    Sept. 2017: TRAVELING KANSAS is a local production from Smoky Hills Public Television that highlights communities, people and attractions across the state. This episode explores the past and present with a spotlight on the restoration of several historic buildings in Norton and the economic development efforts throughout the county.

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  • Member Spotlight

    Valley Hope of Norton (Founded in 1967) With a 50-year legacy of helping thousands of patients and families, Valley Hope is nationally-known as a trusted provider of addiction treatment and recovery support. Founded in Norton in 1967, Valley Hope provides patient-centered, compassionate treatment to people and families impacted by drug and alcohol addiction. Valley Hope’s residential treatment program includes safe, medically-monitored detoxification from drugs and alcohol, healing therapies, addiction education, family care, relapse prevention planning and long-term recovery strategies. If you or someone you know is struggling with drugs or alcohol, get help 24/7 by calling for a free, confidential assessment. Learn more about addiction, treatment and recovery by calling 1-800-544-5101 or visit https://valleyhope.org

     

     

     

     

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    MEDIA RELEASE: Governor Laura Kelly Relocates Tourism to the Kansas Department of Commerce to Spur Economic Growth

    Norton County Community Foundation Awards $2,500 in March Grant Cycle PRESS RELEASE

    Norton County Community Foundation Announces Winter Exhibition in the Gloria A Nelson Cultural Arts Center PRESS RELEASE     

    Norton County Entities Receive $1.3 Million in COVID -Relief Funding PRESS RELEASE

    Norton County Community Foundation Raised Nearly $167,000 December 2020 PRESS RELEASE

    Norton County Hospital Recognized in Statewide Competition PRESS RELEASE