Career Opportunities at Kearny County Hospital

Join our team and make a healthy difference in our community

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. Learn more about the benefits of working with us and view our current job openings below!

Employee Benefits & Compensation

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:

  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Group health plan (medical, dental and vision coverage)
  • Life and disability insurance provided by the hospital
  • Tuition assistance and student loan repayment for those who qualify
  • Employee-paid supplemental insurance packages available

A career at Kearny County Hospital also comes with many opportunities for learning, professional growth and a healthy work/life balance.

Current Job Openings

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:

The CEO of Kearny County Hospital (KCH) is responsible for the day-to-day operations of KCH which includes the Family Health Clinic and High Plains Retirement Village and reports directly to the board of trustees. CEO responsibilities include:

  • Leadership. Provides visionary leadership that inspires the highest levels of performance in the delivery of health care and business and operational administration.
  • Medical staff relations. Maintains effective and collaborative relationships with the medical staff that inspire loyalty, ensures the ability to meet the health needs of the community and advances quality, patient safety and patient satisfaction.
  • Operational management. Maintains an organized system of management and controls that ensure smooth function of hospital operations, timely accomplishment of goals, and physical, financial and human resource viability and success.
  • Quality of care services. Ensures best practice, evidence-based approaches to consistently deliver exceptional, well-coordinated and integrated value-based care that delivers high level outcomes and patient satisfaction.
  • Strategic planning.  Develops, implements and executes operational plans that ensure timely strategic goal achievements that both grow and sustain the organization through its mission, values, and vision.
  • Partnerships and negotiations. Develops strategic, collaborative partnerships and ensures skillful negotiations that help to position the organization for regional success.
  • Financial performance. Utilizes financial and analytical skills to lead, monitor and take actions that achieves KCH’s financial stability and long-term success.
  • Community relations. Fosters strong community relations and develops collaborative partnerships that advance the interests of the organization and contribute to the health and well-being of the communities served.
  • Board relations. Manages the functions of the hospital in accordance with the direction set by the board of trustees.  Informs and advises the board of trustees on matters that influence and impact hospital performance.
  • Human resources. Provides leadership and ongoing communication that aligns and challenges the workforce, inspires loyalty and promotes fulfillment of the hospital’s mission, vision and values.
  • Regulatory compliance. Ensures legal, regulatory and accrediting compliance and represents the hospital in relationships with local, state and federal governing agencies.
  • Advocacy. Works collaboratively with political, professional, and administrative bodies to ensure the hospital is proactive in its strategies, operations, and financials.

Qualified candidates must have:

  • A minimum of five years of executive health care leadership experience preferred.
  • A minimum of five years of progressive experience in the health care field preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or health care administration or related field required.
  • Master’s or higher degree in hospital administration (MHA), business administration (MBA) or other related field preferred.

Knowledge of and experience in an acute care, critical access hospital, rural health clinic, and/or Federally Qualified Health Center preferred.

Please submit an application and send your cover letter, and resume and references by 5/15/2021 to The position will overlap with the current CEO for a succession of responsibilities. Questions should be directed to David Hofmeister, CEO at (620) 355-7111 ext. 1582 or e-mail address noted above.

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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.

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We are looking for mission-minded Certified Nursing Assistants to work full-time in our busy, growing medical facility. CNAs are responsible for providing 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. CNAs work with other members of the health care team in providing quality nursing care in a positive environment and will be expected to learn the task(s) of the unit clerk. Must be a high school graduate or the equivalent with completion of a CNA course. Current BLS. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits, group health insurance, flexible PTO, and more.

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This position provides excellent personal nursing care for patients at the Family Health Center and their families by assisting patients with activities of daily living under the direction of the Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Works with other members of the health care team in providing quality nursing care in a positive environment. Current Nursing Assistant certification is preferred, current BLS certification is required.

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Under general supervision of the Clinic Operations Manager, organizes and directs the work of the Clinic Nursing Department. Coordinates staff to assure that effective nursing services are provided, and quality standards are met. Staffing consists of RNs LPNs, and Medical Assistants. A multidisciplinary team approach to care is utilized. It is the function of the nurse supervisor to develop and maintain an environment that supports all staff of the Family Health Center clinics. Must have a Kansas RN license; Bachelor’s degree desired. Clinic Nursing experience required. Prior leadership experience preferred. Requires strong computer and internet research skills, flexibility, excellent communication skills, project coordination experience and the ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff.

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This position provides excellent personal nursing care for patients/residents of the High Plains Retirement Village 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.

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This position is directly responsible for health information coding.  This position reviews patient charts and codes accurately and in accordance with mandatory guidelines. This position is responsible for the entering of charges weekly and balancing for month end closing. Applicants must possess strong computer, organizational and communication skills. Coding experience required. Coding certification preferred.

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The maintenance technician assists with repairs and maintaining both buildings and the grounds of KCH. This position also repairs and maintains equipment under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor and assists with general maintenance, using hand tools and power equipment as needed. High school diploma or GED required. Technical school training is preferred in the areas of automotive, plumbing, carpentry, electrical and HVAC.

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The HIM Manager is responsible for directing the organization’s health information management (HIM) department. This includes strategic alignment and daily oversight, management of transaction and process-based revenue cycle functions with ongoing improvement to key revenue cycle indicators. This supervisory position is responsible for daily functional management of programs and services, and the measured results for all aspects of Coding in the Health Information Management Department. RHIT or RHIA preferred and CCS or CCS-P preferred.

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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

Our Culture

There are many things to love about our workplace culture. Here are some of our favorites:

Mission Mentality

We value kindness and caring. It shows in the ways we interact with one another, and in our shared commitment to service with compassion.

Embracing Diversity

We celebrate the rich diversity of this community, both within our organization and far beyond. We respect all people and points of view.

Continuous Growth

We support continuous learning and want everyone to feel fulfilled in their work. Being part of KCH offers many opportunities to grow.

Valuing Teamwork

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.

Our Community & Our Hospital

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!

For assistance, please contact:

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.