Copyright Kearny County Hospital
Copyright Kearny County Hospital
At Kearny County Hospital, we offer rewarding hospital and healthcare careers that empower you to have a big impact on our local communities. From innovative care that makes us a national leader in rural health to our culture of respect for everyone, we are an employer of choice for many reasons.
We are offering a $15,000 bonus for Night Shift Nurses and an FHC Nurse Coordinator/Employee Health, and a $10,000 bonus for Medical Technologists/Medical Lab Technicians. Click on the job descriptions to learn more and apply today!
We are proud of our reputation as a beacon of health and wellness, and we know it’s our people who make our mission successful and our vision possible. We strive to reward such dedication with highly competitive compensation and benefits packages. The following benefits are available to all full-time employees and part-time employees working at least 20 hours per week:
A career at Kearny County Hospital also comes with many opportunities for learning, professional growth and a healthy work/life balance.
From physicians, nurses, CNAs, CMAs, med/surg technologists, lab technicians and many other clinicians – to hospital and practice administrators, billing and insurance staff, maintenance and materials staff, housekeeping and more – we are always looking for new talent on our team. View our job openings below and apply online to tell us why you are a great fit for the KCH family:
Kearny County Hospital Registered Nurse (RN)
This position provides general nursing care to patients in the hospital, nursing home, clinic, or similar health care facility by performing the following duties: identify patient’s needs, clinical problems or nursing diagnoses and evaluate responses of the person to health problems and intervention; utilize the nursing process to initiate, implement, and maintain a nursing plan of care; individualize care plans as appropriate; and initiate and implement the patient plan according to the individualized needs of the patient, as prescribed by physician and/or facility policy engaging the patient and family. Current Kansas Licensure – RN and current BLS Certification required. Current ACLS, NRP, TNCC, PALS, ASLS preferred. Kearny County Hospital is offering a $5,000 sign-on bonus for all RNs.
High Plains Retirement Village Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
The High Plains RN/LPN provides general nursing care to patients in the long-term care facility. This position is responsible for identifying a patient’s needs, clinical problems or nursing diagnoses and evaluating responses of the person to health problems and intervention. An accurate and thorough assessment reflects the knowledge and skills of a professional nurse. The High Plains RN/LPN utilizes the nursing process to initiate, implement, and maintain a nursing plan of care, individualizes care plans as appropriate, and initiates and implements the patient plan according to the individualized needs of the patient, as prescribed by physician and/or facility policy engaging the patient and family. Current Kansas Licensure – RN. Current BLS Certification required. Kearny County Hospital is offering a $5,000 sign-on bonus for all RNs.
Medical Technologist (MT) or Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)
This position performs high complexity tests in the clinical laboratory, ensures that specimens are appropriate for test methodologies, documents all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and maintenance performed. The MT or MLT assists customers with information regarding laboratory testing in a pleasant and professional manner. Bachelor’s Degree or Associate’s Degree is required. Must meet CLIA Federal Register requirement. Completion of a recognized medical technology program or two years’ experience in a clinical laboratory required andMLS or MLT (ASCP) or equivalent required.
High Plains Retirement Village Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
This position provides excellent personal nursing care for patients/residents of the HPRV and their families by assisting patients with activities of daily living under the direction of the Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). This position works with other members of the health care team in providing quality nursing care in a positive environment. Current Nursing Assistant certification and BLS certification required.
Kearny County Hospital Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
The KCH CNA provides excellent personal nursing care for patients and their families, from newborn to geriatric, by assisting patients with activities of daily living under the direction of the Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse. Works with other members of the health care team in providing quality nursing care in a positive environment. The CNA will also be expected to learn the tasks of the unit clerk. Current Nursing Assistant certification and BLS certification required.
This position performs a variety of duties related to food preparation and service: stocking goods; assisting with sanitation of dish room and cleanliness of dishes, utensils and cookware; garbage disposal; cleaning/upkeep of floors in dish room and store room; assisting with patient and resident food line and delivery systems. High school diploma or GED required.
The cook is responsible for preparing and serving the breakfast and lunch meals and preparing the special meals that are needed for the residents and patients. This position has to distribute the food to the correct steam table and have it ready to go to the different halls for serving. The cook is responsible for cleaning their area and steam table each day, and cooling the leftover food in the proper manner for storing as well as preparing food for the next day.
Kearny County Hospital OB Registered Nurse (RN)
The KCH OB RN provides direct patient care in the Labor and Delivery Setting. This position provides assessment and planning for individualized patient care., communicates with physicians about changes in patient’s clinical condition including fetal monitoring and results of diagnostic studies.
Current Kansas Licensure – RN and current BLS Certification required. Current ACLS, NRP, TNCC, PALS, ASLS preferred. Must pass a Fetal Heart Rate (FHR) tracing interpretation test annually and AWHONN Intermediate FHR monitoring class every 4 years. The KCH OB RN participates in quality assurance and quality improvement projects as assigned by the OB Supervisor, and participates in self study / continuing education related to OB as requested.
PRN X-Ray Tech
The PRN X-Ray Tech will perform radiographic examinations in order to identify predictable problems and provides patient care based on the age of the patient served. Will be required to take call as needed. Associate Degree Radiologist Technologist Program or equivalent required, 2 years clinical experience preferred. Time spent in training during an approved ARRT program counts toward this.
This is a full-time position that will supervise the overall operation of the laboratory and its team. Coordinates and supports CLIA compliance and regulations. Documents all quality control activities, calibrations, maintenance, and ordering. Will assist in the on-call rotation. MT/MLS or MLT (ASCP) or equivalent. Must meet CLIA Federal register requirement. At least 3 years of supervisory experience preferred.
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
We are looking for a CRNA to provide a full array of anesthetic care services in a fully independent practice setting for inpatients and outpatients of all ages, including pediatric, adult, obstetric and geriatric populations. Cases include general, gynecology, orthopedic, gastrointestinal, urology, otolaryngology, obstetric anesthesia, sedation for imaging and emergency care, etc.
Duties include supervision and clinical education of student nurse anesthetists. We welcome all levels of experience, including new graduates. Applicants must be certified and licensed to practice in the state of Kansas. Coverage is 1 in 3 call and split week. We’re excited to offer robust PTO, health insurance, retirement, and other employee benefits including but not limited to student loan repayment, moving/relocation bonus, malpractice insurance, CME allowance, and much more!
Family Health Center (FHC) RN/LPN
There are positions available within Family Medicine and ENT at the Family Health Center. The FHC RN/LPN is responsible for identifying patient needs, clinical problems or nursing diagnoses and evaluating responses of the patient to health problems and intervention. This position also initiates and implements the patient plan according to the individualized needs of the patient, as prescribed by physician and/or facility policy, engaging the patient and family. Additionally, this position prepares and assists patients for their various examinations and therapies. Current Kansas Licensure – RN/LPN – and current BLS certification required.
Long Term Care/Assisted Living Director of Nursing
The right candidate for this position is a mission-driven, servant leader responsible for planning, coordinating, organizing and directing the overall operations of the Long Term Care Nursing Departments (i.e. Restorative, Special Care, and Assisted Living). This individual will ensure compliance with resident care quality standards as it relates to the care provided to geriatric residents. This individual will ensure quality resident care, competent and responsible personnel management and cost efficient utilization of resources through the development of a high performing, cohesive team. An RN from an accredited college/university is required. Long term care experience preferred.
FHC Nurse Coordinator/Employee Health
This position will coordinate the clinical nursing team (RN, LPN, MA, CNA) and nursing related operations of the clinic practice. This position is responsible for ensuring nurse clinic policies are followed, scheduling, staffing in as needed, managing the medication reconciliation within the clinic, onboarding new team members, performing nurse competencies, and assisting in the monitoring of the budget, regulatory requirements and industry standards, and engaging in continuous process improvement. This position is also responsible for coordinating the Employee Health Program. This position reports to the Clinic Operations Director and CNO for nursing specific needs. RN license and 3-5 years’ experience in healthcare setting preferred.
Maintenance Lead Tech
The Maintenance Lead Tech will assist with repairs and maintaining both the buildings and the grounds of Kearny County Hospital. The Maintenance Lead Technician will also repair and maintain equipment under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor. This position will use hand tools and power equipment and assist with general maintenance as needed. The Maintenance Lead Tech will serve as lead worker completing additional duties such as payroll and department oversight in absence of supervisor. HS Diploma or GED and 5 years of experience in maintenance position preferred.
PRN Respiratory Therapist
KCH is a mission minded 25 bed critical access hospital. This position will be an on-call position only and will be required to provide call every third weekend. Current CRT or RRT license in the state of Kansas, current Basic life Support (BLS), Current Advanced Cardiac life support (ACLS) and Neonatal Resuscitation Program certification are required.
Quality/Infection Control/Employee Health
Consults with physicians, managers, and staff for the management of infectious and/or immuno-suppressed patients. Implements an effective hospital-wide infection control program in keeping with Centers for Disease Control (CDC), JCAHO, and other regulatory agencies. Directs all functions of the Employee Health and quality program. One to three years clinical nursing experience. Previous Infection Control experience desirable.
FHC Registration Specialist
This is a full-time position that will greet patients professionally and collect complete demographic data. Will be responsible for asking for upfront payment for co-pays and other balances due to the clinic. Answer the telephone promptly; obtain appropriate information and routes calls as needed. Must be able to provide general information, reply to patient queries, and direct patients as required. Participate in closing and Saturday rotation.
Materials Management Clerk
This is a full-time position that will be responsible for restocking of supplies, maintaining inventories, freight, inventory records and addressing supply issues. Experience with medical supply preferred.
Not sure of the right opportunity for you? Complete our general application and we’ll be in touch if we find a great fit. You can also check this page often, as we frequently add new opportunities.
“If you love the idea of growing by helping others, this is the place for you. Every day, with my patients and with my co-workers, I am fortunate to have so many opportunities to teach, learn and improve – both personally and professionally. The way we all work together is truly special, and together we’re making a difference for each other and those we serve.”
— Drew Miller, MD, FAAFP, Chief of Staff & Family Medicine Physician
There are many things to love about our workplace culture. Here are some of our favorites:
We value kindness and caring. It shows in the ways we interact with one another, and in our shared commitment to service with compassion.
We celebrate the rich diversity of this community, both within our organization and far beyond. We respect all people and points of view.
We support continuous learning and want everyone to feel fulfilled in their work. Being part of KCH offers many opportunities to grow.
We deliver services as a team, so we help each other succeed. Everyone is valued and respected for their actions in service of our mission.
If you are a resident of Kearny County, then you know what a close-knit and charming place this is. If you’re new to the community, what will you enjoy most? Will it be our friendly, small-town personality, combined with the beauty of our diverse population? How about our low cost of living and love of local sports? Maybe it will be our quaint neighborhoods with great schools and fun recreational activities for the whole family. We think you will love it all.
Kearny County Hospital has been serving this community for more than 60 years, and today we have become a national model for rural health. Through our ongoing initiatives to create a patient-focused culture of health, we have established ourselves as an exemplary leader in compassionate care and community wellness. We are very proud to serve our friends, neighbors and families with the respect, kindness and compassion that everyone deserves.
Thank you for considering a career at Kearny County Hospital. We look forward to reviewing your application soon!
Laci Williams, Human Resource Director
620-355-7112 ext. 1238
Kearny County Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Physical exams and drug testing are required for all positions.