Valley Hope of Norton has an exciting opportunity for a Patient Care Aide to join our dedicated and passionate team! At Valley Hope of Norton, the work of every team member matters. The work we do every day saves lives and builds hope for the future.
Valley Hope of Norton, located in northwest Kansas, has provided residential drug and alcohol addiction treatment services since 1967. 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.
Our work is mission-driven, supported by a strong culture of teamwork and a compassionate environment that is the foundation of the Valley Hope organization.
Per CMS Interim Rule, all Valley Hope employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or receive an approved medical/religious exemption.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Base Pay: $15.00/hr
- Valid and unrestricted driver’s license is required
- One (1) year of work experience in behavioral or healthcare work environment including direct patient care is preferred
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification (upon hire or within 6 months of employment)
- Patient Care Technician Certification (PCTC).
- Phlebotomy certification from an accredited agency is preferred
- Night: $4.25
- Weekend Night: $4.75
- Weekend Day: $1.00
- Affordable health, dental, and vision insurance
- Tuition Assistance – Up to $10K annually; $45K maximum benefit
- Student Loan Repayment
- Public Student Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Eligible Employer
- 8 Paid Holidays (Including 1 Personal Holiday)
- PTO – Up to 25 Days per year based on years of Services
- 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer match
- Health Saving and Flexible Spending Accounts
- Employee Assistance Program
- Supplemental Insurance
- And much more!
- 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.
- 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.
- Perform blood collections by venipuncture and capillary techniques on patients as directed.
- Residential treatment facility setting; requires walking throughout the facility and may require unloading of food/stock in temperature extremes.