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:

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.

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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. Kearny County Hospital is offering a $5,000 signing bonus for the candidate selected for this position.

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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. Kearny County Hospital is offering a $5,000 sign-on bonus for all RNs.

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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.

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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.

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This position must provide a supply of clean, disinfected linens for the use of patients, staff, and residents at all times. The Laundry Aide will also keep linens and clothing washed, dried, ironed, folded, and stored in designated areas, as well as keeping laundry area and equipment clean. This is a full-time position. We offer competitive pay with excellent benefits including group health insurance, retirement and so much more.

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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 is currently offering a $2,500 sign-on bonus for CNAs.

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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. Kearny County Hospital is currently offering a $2,500 sign-on bonus for CNAs.

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Kearny County Hospital’s High Plains Retirement Village and Assisted Living seek a mission-oriented Licensed Nursing Home Administrator with proven leadership and business skills. The Administrator will work closely with the Director of Nursing, Medical Director, CNO, CFO, and CEO to provide managerial leadership. Critical to this role is ensuring high quality care, fulfilling living experiences that meet the expectations of our residents and their families, and providing a supportive environment for the nursing and resident care team.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations and planning while ensuring safety and the highest quality care is delivered to our residents. Work with the leadership and care teams in planning, developing, organizing, implementing, evaluating and managing personnel utilization as well as the programs and activities in conjunction with facility’s operational budget and state and federal regulations. The position includes rounding, policy development and communication, education, employee feedback, The Administrator will contribute meaningfully to an environment that promotes care for residents, their well-being, and personhood. The Administrator will participate in problem solving and empowerment in the development of a facility management team.

SKILLS: Knowledgeable in electronic medical records, coding knowledge of regulatory and legal standards, effective communication, leadership experience, and business skills.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: Must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Health Care Administration, or a related healthcare field. Maintains a current Kansas State Adult Care Home Operator’s license. Three (3) consecutive years’ experience as Executive Director/Administrator in post-acute and/or long-term care preferred. KACE Administrator training or equivalent NAB training is preferred. Competitive salary and benefits.

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The FHC MA provides excellent personal nursing care for patients and their families by assisting patients with activities of daily living under the direction of the Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse at the Family Health Center. Works with other members of the health care team in providing quality nursing care in a positive environment. Current BLS Certification required.

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Kearny County Hospital is seeking an Advanced Practitioner (PA or APRN) to join our compassionate team of Family Medicine Providers. This position is full time and includes medical responsibilities in acute and emergent care, as well as in the family medicine clinic setting. This is a day position (4 days per week, with at least 2-3 days in the clinic and 1-2 days staffing the ER). The AP is also required to share in primary ER call responsibilities, which include weekdays, weekends and holidays. Advanced Practitioners provide a wide range of services and practices in a supportive and collaborative environment with an experienced team of highly skilled providers and nurses. Providers, nursing and ancillary team members deliver quality care on the frontier of Southwest Kansas.

NP AND PA QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current, unrestricted medical license in the state of Kansas.
  • Board Certification.
  • DEA licensure.
  • Ability to work with an EMR.
  • Ability to work within a care team to coordinate patient care.
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent communication and time management skills.
  • Clinical background in adult, family medicine or geriatric specialties preferred.
  • Experience working in a Rural Health Clinic, Critical Access Hospital and Emergency Department care settings preferred.

Competitive compensation/BENEFITS • Pension plan • Continuing education credits • Recertification Reimbursement • Malpractice insurance • Dental insurance • Health insurance • 36 days of paid time off • Productivity pay

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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.

This full-time position is for a motivated IT professional who reports to the IT Director. This person would be responsible for maintaining, upgrading, and managing our software, hardware, and networks. Resourcefulness is a necessary skill in this role. You should be able to diagnose and resolve problems quickly. You should also have the patience to communicate with a variety of interdisciplinary teams and users.

– Minimum 2 years work experience with Microsoft Windows based environments.

– Knowledge in MS Windows Server 2016, 2019, Active Directory, Group Policy, Windows 10, Antivirus, and Desktop Support.

– Experience in Microsoft Azure Hybrid Cloud environment.

– Skills to diagnose/troubleshoot servers and network related issues.

– Knowledge of security standards, TCP/IP configurations, and VMWare preferred.

– Certification/Degree preferred, but can be replaced with years of experience.

High Plains Retirement Village is hiring a Nursemate for its long-term care unit. We are seeking individuals who are interested in obtaining their Certified Nursing Aide license in the future. Hours are 4:30-7:30pm, Monday through Sunday. We are committed to providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our residents. We look forward to you joining our team!

The Evening Housekeeper is a full-time position that will be responsible for cleaning the Family Health Center. This position will have to work some weekends. High school diploma or GED required.

The Executive Administrative Assistant is the primary administrative support person for the CEO and CFO, as well as other members of the leadership team at Kearny County Hospital (KCH). Responsibilities include managing the calendars of select individuals, serving as the initial contact person for all incoming calls, recording and producing minutes for a variety of meetings, contract and grant management, capital equipment master list retention, as well as general secretarial support and other duties as assigned.

Degree in Business, Communications, Office Management, Marketing, Education, or a similar field preferred. Experience in professional work environment with management or office responsibilities a plus. 3 years work related experience desired.

Required skills: dependable, reliable, team orientated, internally motivated, desired initiative to grow and learn, exceptional oral and written communication skills; exceptional organizational skills; listening skills, independent thinking and proactive problem-solving; strong interpersonal skills; strong personal integrity; proficient in Microsoft Office.

This position is responsible for the timely and accurate completion of all clerical duties (e.g. admissions, transfers, filing, copying, and logs); timely and accurate transcription of orders, utilizing the two patient identification verification process; timely completion of all assigned non-patient care related duties (e.g. ordering and /or stocking of forms and supplies); and reporting unexpected incidents or adverse events in a timely manner.

The KCH Unit Clerk must demonstrate proper phone etiquette (e.g. identifying name and location), communicate messages and information to appropriate staff accurately and in a timely manner, and enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-services and meetings. Must be proficient at hospital-wide and/or department-specific computer software and technology. Must be a high school graduate or the equivalent. Previous hospital or physician office experience preferred. CNA license preferred but not required.

This is a full-time position, required hours are from 8:00am to 4:30pm with some weekends required. This position will be responsible for cleaning all areas of the Kearny County Hospital, the Family Health Center, Assisted Living and High Plains Retirement Village. Must be able to understand rules, regulations, infection control, safety risks, confidentiality, and chemical hygiene.


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
lwilliams@kearnycountyhospital.com


Kearny County Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Physical exams and drug testing are required for all positions.