Employment Opportunities

Norton County Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals based on merit, qualifications and abilities.

For more information about our EOE and drug testing policies, benefits and community, access our Human Resources department page.

DOWNLOADABLE JOB APPLICATION FOR ALL OPEN POSITIONS: Click to access our official electronic application form.

If you have questions about any position, please contact the Human Resources department at 785-877-3351.

Recruitment & Retention

NCH is hiring

Norton County Hospital is a great place to work, provide care and receive care!

We are currently recruiting qualified clinical staff to join our valuable team by offering a Hiring Bonus of $8,000 that applies to open positions for lab technicians and inpatient nurses.

Our Loan Repayment Program is a retention incentive that applies to current employees in multiple departments. Contact Human Resources for more details.

Additionally, we have a Tuition Assistance Program that applies to current employees in clinical areas such as lab, nursing (CNAs to RNs) and social work.

Current Openings

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Patient Care

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Laboratory Tech (MT or MLT) — Full Time, Part Time or PRN⬇️

Norton County Hospital has a full-time, part-time or PRN employment opportunity for a Lab Tech in our Laboratory department. Applicant should be an MT, MLS or MLT with an ASCP certification or eligible for certification. New graduates are encouraged to apply. Normal full-time schedule is 40 hours per week with rotating on-call schedule for nights, weekends and holidays. Part-time or PRN hours will vary. Applicant must be organized, detail-oriented, have excellent communication, customer service and computer skills, and be able to multi-task.

Full-time benefit package includes paid time off (PTO); health insurance; and KPERS retirement, life insurance and disability. Benefits for part-time position will depend on hours worked per week.

Applications can be picked up at any Hospital Admissions Desk, requested by email from shempler@ntcohosp.com, or printed from our website (application is linked at the top of this page). Please return resume and application to Human Resources, Norton County Hospital, P.O. Box 250, Norton, Kansas 67654 or email to shempler@ntcohosp.com. You may also fax your application to 785-874-4899. EOE.

Occupational Therapist — Part Time or Full Time⬇️

Norton County Hospital has an immediate opening for an Occupational Therapist in our Rehabilitation department. Contact Human Resources for hiring incentives. Applicant must be a graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy program and have current or obtain Kansas licensure prior to start date. This position is primarily responsible for overseeing all inpatient and outpatient occupational therapy evaluations and treatments and will manage their own caseload. This position could be either part time or full time for the candidate who is self-driven and motivated to build the OT program. This position will have varying hours Monday through Friday, with no weekends or holidays.

This is a great opportunity to work in a busy, up-tempo environment with a mix of inpatient and outpatient evaluations and treatments. Join our progressive Rehab department that focuses on high-quality care, patient satisfaction and positive outcomes. Candidate may qualify for benefits based on the hours worked per week. Benefit package includes PTO (paid time off); health insurance; HSA matching contributions with high-deductible health plans; several supplemental insurances; KPERS retirement, life insurance and disability; and additional voluntary retirement options.

Please contact Kellen Jacobs for additional information about this opportunity. Applications can be picked up at any Hospital Admissions Desk, requested by email from shempler@ntcohosp.com, or printed from our website (application is linked at the top of this page). Please return to Human Resources or Kellen Jacobs, DPT, Norton County Hospital, P.O. Box 250, Norton, Kansas 67654 or return by email to shempler@ntcohosp.com. You may also provide via fax to 785-874-4899. EOE.

Acute Care Manager — Full Time⬇️

Norton County Hospital has a career opportunity for an Acute Care Manager. Applicant must have strong communication, organization, and computer skills. An RN in the state of Kansas with at least five(5) years of nursing experience and one(1) year of supervisory experience is preferred. Previous experience in an acute care hospital is preferred. The position is full-time with office hours typically Monday-Friday, with some required on-call time. Applicant must be able to work and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provides positive leadership by promoting an environment of teamwork, open communication and customer service
  • Promotes high standards of care for each patient
  • Communicates professionally across all levels of the organization, including with patients and family members
  • Coaches nursing staff to reach their fullest potential
  • Act as a liaison between patients, physicians, and other departments
  • Delegates and directs the delivery of nursing services for the acute care floor and emergency department
  • Maintains organizational and operational flow of the acute care department
  • Schedules staff and maintains call and holiday rotating schedules to ensure appropriate patient care
  • Responsible for review, correction, additions, and approval of payroll information for direct reports by payroll deadlines
  • Daily satisfaction rounding on patients
  • Provide direct patient care to assist staff
  • Implements training programs as directed by the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) or Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) Coordinator and maintains documentation of such efforts
  • Conducts and documents monthly nursing meetings
  • Assists in recruiting, hiring, and onboarding nursing staff
  • Ensures proper maintenance of equipment, submits recommendations for new equipment, and documents training of staff on utilization of new equipment
  • Maintains familiarity with all relevant emergency management policies and procedures; participates in drills and post-event debriefings and provides constructive input to improve the processes
  • Requires flexibility, independent thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrates ability to initiate and develop special projects
  • Implements procedures and training on new policies or equipment in conjunction with CNO/QAPI Coordinator
  • Oversees departmental budget
  • Additional duties and responsibilities may be added to this job description at any time

Applications deadline is 3/08/2024.

Benefit package includes PTO (paid time off), health insurance, HSA matching contributions with high deductible health plans, several supplemental insurances, KPERS retirement, life insurance, and disability, and additional voluntary retirement options.

Applications can be picked up at any Hospital Admissions Desk, requested by email from shempler@ntcohosp.com, or printed from our website (application is linked at the top of this page). Please return resume and application to Human Resources, Norton County Hospital, P.O. Box 250, Norton, Kansas 67654 or email to shempler@ntcohosp.com. You may also provide via fax to 785-874-4899. EOE.

Clinic Aide—Full Time⬇️

Norton County Hospital has a full-time position available for an Aide in the Norton Medical Clinic. Primary responsibilities include assisting providers, collecting vital statistics and reason for patient visit, updating the electronic health record for patients, prepping exam rooms and stocking supplies. Normal schedule is Monday-Friday during Clinic hours and possible Saturday morning rotation. Previous experience in patient care and utilization of healthcare software is preferred.

Full time position benefit package includes PTO (paid time off), health insurance, HSA matching contributions with high deductible health plans, several supplemental insurances, KPERS retirement, life insurance, and disability, and additional voluntary retirement options.

Applications can be picked up at any Hospital Admissions Desk, requested by email from shempler@ntcohosp.com, or printed from our website (application is linked at the top of this page). Please return resume and application to Human Resources, Norton County Hospital, P.O. Box 250, Norton, Kansas 67654 or email to shempler@ntcohosp.com. You may also fax your application to 785-874-4899. EOE

Certified Physical Therapist Assistant – Full Time⬇️

Norton County Hospital has a full-time career opportunity for a Certified Physical Therapist Assistant. Applicant must have current or obtain Kansas licensure prior to start date. This position is scheduled 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, with no weekends or holidays. Qualified applicant should be able to work in a busy, up-tempo environment with a mix of inpatient and outpatient treatments. This is an excellent opportunity to join a progressive rehab department with a focus on high-quality care, patient satisfaction and positive outcomes.

Full time position benefit package includes PTO (paid time off), health insurance, HSA matching contributions with high deductible health plans, several supplemental insurances, KPERS retirement, life insurance, and disability, and additional voluntary retirement options.

Applications can be picked up at any Hospital Admissions Desk, requested by email from shempler@ntcohosp.com, or printed from our website (application is linked at the top of this page). Please return resume and application to Human Resources, Norton County Hospital, P.O. Box 250, Norton, Kansas 67654 or email to shempler@ntcohosp.com. You may also fax your application to 785-874-4899. EOE

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Office & Business Care / Administration

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Medical Clinic Registration -- Full Time⬇️

Norton County Hospital has a full time opportunity for a patient access representative in our Medical Clinic. The position is often the first person visitors see at the facility. Applicant must have excellent customer service and computer skills, the ability to multi-task, great attention to detail, and constant focus on quality and confidentiality. Schedule will follow the office hours of the clinic, includes some Saturday mornings, and is typically scheduled 40 hours per week.

Primary responsibilities include greeting and assisting patients and visitors, scheduling clinic appointments, registering patients, insurance verifications, collecting co-pays at point of service and other payments, explaining patient billing and answering questions.

Full time position benefit package includes PTO (paid time off), health insurance, HSA matching contributions with high deductible health plans, several supplemental insurances, KPERS retirement, life insurance, and disability, and additional voluntary retirement options.

Applications can be picked up at any Hospital Admissions Desk, requested by email from shempler@ntcohosp.com, or printed from our website (application is linked at the top of this page). Please return resume and application to Human Resources, Norton County Hospital, P.O. Box 250, Norton, Kansas 67654 or email to shempler@ntcohosp.com. You may also fax your application to 785-874-4899. EOE

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Service & Building Care

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Cook I - Day Shift, Full/Part Time⬇️

Norton County Hospital has a full or part time employment opportunity for a Daytime Cook. Regular shift hours are 5:30 am to 2:00 pm, 3 to 4 days per week with alternating weekends and holidays. On-the-job training is available for this position, previous experience preferred but not required.

The cook in the Dietary Department is responsible for handling and preparing foods in accordance with sanitary regulations and to preserve nutritive value. The cook will see that the food prepared is palatable and appetizing in appearance. Must meet schedules, avoid food waste, and care for equipment.

Primary responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Preparing foodstuffs for cooking according to menu plan and diet modifications
  • Preparing foods according to recipes
  • Personal judgement and experience must be employed
  • Plans cooking schedule to have food ready on time
  • Cooks the food properly
  • Prepares servings according to requirements
  • Assists in setting up and filling trays and steam table
  • Be responsible for cleaning work in kitchen area
  • May do general cleaning work in kitchen area
  • Serves patients, personnel and special guests
  • Be able to learn to modify diets and have workable knowledge of all diets
  • Checks supplies one day ahead to be sure everything needed for the next day’s meals are on hand
  • Provides coverage during weekend, night, and holiday shifts
  • Will perform other duties as requested by Supervisor

Full time position benefit package includes PTO (paid time off), health insurance, HSA matching contributions with high deductible health plans, several supplemental insurances, KPERS retirement, life insurance, and disability, and additional voluntary retirement options.

Applications can be picked up at any Hospital Admissions Desk, requested by email from shempler@ntcohosp.com, or printed from our website (application is linked at the top of this page). Please return resume and application to Human Resources, Norton County Hospital, P.O. Box 250, Norton, Kansas 67654 or email to shempler@ntcohosp.com. You may also fax your application to 785-874-4899. EOE

Cook II - Evening, Full/Part Time⬇️

Norton County Hospital has a full or part time employment opportunity for an Evening Cook. Regular shift hours are 11:00 am to 7:30 pm, 3 to 4 days per week with alternating weekends and holidays. On-the-job training is available for this position, previous experience preferred but not required.

The cook in the Dietary Department is responsible for handling and preparing foods in accordance with sanitary regulations and to preserve nutritive value. The cook will see that the food prepared is palatable and appetizing in appearance. Must meet schedules, avoid food waste, and care for equipment.

Primary responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Preparing foodstuffs for cooking according to menu plan and diet modifications
  • Preparing foods according to recipes
  • Personal judgement and experience must be employed
  • Plans cooking schedule to have food ready on time
  • Cooks the food properly
  • Prepares servings according to requirements
  • Assists in setting up and filling trays and steam table
  • Be responsible for cleaning work in kitchen area
  • May do general cleaning work in kitchen area
  • Serves patients, personnel and special guests
  • Be able to learn to modify diets and have workable knowledge of all diets
  • Checks supplies one day ahead to be sure everything needed for the next day’s meals are on hand
  • Provides coverage during weekend, night, and holiday shifts
  • Will perform other duties as requested by Supervisor

Full time position benefit package includes PTO (paid time off), health insurance, HSA matching contributions with high deductible health plans, several supplemental insurances, KPERS retirement, life insurance, and disability, and additional voluntary retirement options.

Applications can be picked up at any Hospital Admissions Desk, requested by email from shempler@ntcohosp.com, or printed from our website (application is linked at the top of this page). Please return resume and application to Human Resources, Norton County Hospital, P.O. Box 250, Norton, Kansas 67654 or email to shempler@ntcohosp.com. You may also fax your application to 785-874-4899. EOE

Housekeeping & Laundry - Full Time or Part Time⬇️

Norton County Hospital has a full time or part time employment opportunity in our Environmental Services department. Environmental Services staff are responsible for cleaning all areas of the hospital, clinic and facilities. The full time position is scheduled 8 hour shifts and has rotating weekend and holiday schedules which include differential pay. Full time position may have the opportunity to train in laundry as well. Most shifts are 6:30am to 3:00pm. Part time shifts will vary. Benefit package includes paid time off (PTO), health insurance, and KPERS retirement, life insurance, and disability. Part time may qualify for some benefits depending on hours.

Applications can be picked up at any Hospital Admissions Desk, requested by email from shempler@ntcohosp.com, or printed from our website (application is linked at the top of this page). Please return resume and application to Eva Harrington or Human Resources, Norton County Hospital, P.O. Box 250, Norton, Kansas 67654 or email to eharrington@ntcohosp.com. You may also fax your application to 785-874-4899. EOE.

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