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:

An exciting opportunity with a nationally-known critical access hospital: Kearny County Hospital is in search of an experienced, highly-skilled Chief Nursing Officer to lead our team!

The Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) at this critical access hospital is responsible for the direction of patient care for nursing departments including inpatient/outpatient, ED, Preoperative services, Respiratory Therapy, Pharmacy and works closely and provides leadership along with the Director of Nursing in High Plains Retirement Village and Assisted Living. This position works collaboratively with the Clinic Operations Manager and Medical Staff to ensure that patients at our outpatient clinics receive exceptional nursing care in all care settings. The position also carries collaborative authority in working with Medical Staff and is ultimately responsible for executing decision making, program planning, and implementation of patient care delivery systems which promotes safety, quality care, and well-being of all patients within the facility.

The Chief Nursing Officer will run all nursing departments fiscally, operationally, and administratively correct to the Standards of Nursing Practice and Care. The Chief Nursing Officer must be able to create an environment that promotes growth of staff and patient experience. The Chief Nursing Officer serves on the executive operations group and participates in monthly hospital board meetings. This position requires the ability to: 1) demonstrate sound knowledge and management; 2) has exceptional written and oral communication skills, 3) possess organizational and management skills in order to achieve optimal patient care, quality and service outcomes; 4) Integrate the best practices and high quality care in nursing patients and delivering health care systems; 5) deploy effective change management techniques; 6) prioritize and deploy appropriate resource utilization; 7) build and maintains strategic relationships; 8) build and maintain high performing care delivery teams; 9) manage conflict and competing imperatives; 10) build customer loyalty among patients, physicians, employees and the community; and 11) possess technical and professional knowledge including exceptional leadership skills. Reports to the CEO.


  • High School Diploma or GED Required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing Required
  • Kansas Registered Nurse License Required
  • 5 years of progressive leadership Required
  • Director experience in multiple departments Preferred

Please submit a letter of application, resume, and complete the KCH application for employment.

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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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This position provides general nursing care to patients 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.

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The Maintenance Supervisor/Plant Manager is responsible for overall planning, organization and execution of all Maintenance functions for Kearny County Hospital, Family Health Center, High Plains Retirement Village, and Assisted Living.  This includes directing all Maintenance operations to meet staff requirements as well as the support and maintenance of existing structures and grounds. This position is a working manager’s position; directs and assists with repairs and maintaining both the buildings and the grounds of KCH. HS Diploma or GED.  Technical school training is preferred in the areas of automotive, plumbing, carpentry, electrical and HVAC. 5 years of experience preferred in health care facility maintenance with expertise in at least one of the trade areas. 2 years of Supervisory experience preferred.

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Cleans and services all departments, patients/residents rooms, clinic areas, baths, and offices. Understand information regarding patient/residents rights, infection control/universal precautions, safety, risk management, confidentiality, and chemical hygiene. Working hours are 7am-3:30pm. High school diploma or GED 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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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.