• Patient Care Aide (PCA)

    Posted: 01/04/2022

    Per CMS Interim Rule, all Valley Hope employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or receive an approved medical/religious exemption.

    ***This position is located in Norton, KS***
    Norton Valley Hope is adding to our team. We're looking to hire Full-Time PCAs for our Day (6am-6pm) and Overnight (6pm – 6am) shifts.

    For over 50 years, Valley Hope has specialized in providing addiction treatment and recovery services to those in need. We meet our clients where they are with love, compassion and respect, and guide them towards a journey of Recovery. This is the Valley Hope Way!

    JOB SUMMARY:

    • Assists nursing staff in providing care for patients in accordance with identified treatment plans.
    • Measures vital signs s and 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.
    • Interacts and communicates with others (patients, co-workers, management, clients, and vendors) in a professional and tactful manner including treating them with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position
    COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
    Valley Hope offers competitive wages, generous shift differentials, meaningful work and a highly competitive benefits package that includes:
    Compensation:
    Salary ranges from $11.96 - $15.24/hr based on education and experience
    Shift Differentials:
    • Evening: $1.25
    • Night: $3.75
    • Weekend Evening: $2.75
    • Weekend Night: $4.25
    • Weekend Day: $1.00
    Benefits:
    • Affordable health, dental, and vision insurance
    • Tuition Assistance – Up to $10K annually; $45K maximum benefit
    • 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!
    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
    ​Interested candidates may apply online at www.valleyhope.org/careers

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    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