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  • PATIENT CARE AIDE: Full-Time

    Posted: 07/07/2024

    Norton Valley Hope has an exciting full-time opportunity for a Patient Care Aide to join our dedicated and passionate team! 
    Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact, conquering addiction one patient and family at a time? Do you want a rewarding career in a close-knit and fun-loving environment?  If so, Norton Valley Hope, a staple of the community for over 55 years, welcomes you.
    Valley Hope of Norton is the ORIGINAL Valley Hope, and we take great pride in that. The story of Valley Hope begins and continues on the grounds we work every day.
     
     
    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

    • Valid and unrestricted driver’s license is required
    • Associate’s degree with an emphasis in nursing preferred.
    • One (1) year of work experience in behavioral or healthcare work environment including direct patient care is preferred
    • Work experience in substance abuse treatment facility.
    • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification (upon hire or within 6 months of employment)
    • Patient Care Technician Certification (PCTC) is preferred
     
    COMPENSATION: 
    Starting base pay at $15.00/hr
    Shift Differentials:
    • Night: $4.25
    • Weekend Night: $4.75
     
    Benefits:
    • Affordable health, dental, and vision insurance
    • Tuition Assistance 
    • Student Loan Repayment
    • Public Student Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Eligible Employer
    • 8 Paid Holidays (Including 1 Personal Holiday)
    • PTO – Up to 22 Days per year based on years of service
    • Paid Parental Leave 
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer match
    • Health Saving and Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • And much more!
     
    JOB SUMMARY: 
    • Assists nursing staff in providing care for patients in accordance with identified treatment plans.
    • Measures vital signs patients and monitors the health of patients.
    • Assists patients with everyday needs.
    • Communicates with nursing supervisors, nursing staff, and clinical staff regarding patients’ treatment and status.
    • Records treatment activities and patient observations in patient records accurately and timely; completes paperwork requirements as needed in an accurate and timely manner.
    • Transports patients as needed.
    • Maintains a safe and sanitary environment applying infection control techniques and universal precautions.
    • Adheres to all policies and procedures regarding patient information protection and HIPPA.
    • Maintains and demonstrates a current working knowledge of applicable medical procedures and nursing care based on company policy and State and Federal guidelines.
    • Obtains (within first six months of employment) and maintains Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification. 
     
    WORK ENVIRONMENT
    • Residential treatment facility setting; requires walking throughout the facility and may require unloading of food/stock in temperature extremes.
    • Able to stand for lengthy periods and to walk including up or down steps or stairs as needed.
    • Able to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds and able to assist an adult weighing 100-250 pounds.
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