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.

We are offering a $15,000 bonus for LTC AL DON, and Lab Supervisor and a $10,000 bonus for Medical Technologists/Medical Lab Technicians. Click on the job descriptions to learn more and apply today!

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 Director of Ancillary is responsible for oversight of outpatient clinical operations, programs, and services. Some departments include but is not limited to: Physical Therapy, Dietary Services, Laboratory Services, Respiratory Therapy and Radiology Services. The Director is responsible for planning, administration, and monitoring of consistent readiness of all quality management, regulatory requirements, and quality improvement processes.  The position reports directly to the CEO and is a member of the Operations Team. RN or other clinical bachelor’s degree. Related field and relevant experience can substitute. Minimum of three (3) years in an acute care facility and demonstrates a clear working knowledge of general hospital operations. Minimum of 5 years of supervisory and leadership experience.

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This is a full-time position that will be responsible for preparing, cooking, and serving meals to patients, residents, visitors, and staff. Must be able to follow food safety practices. HS Diploma or GED. Previous cooking experience preferred.

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This position provides excellent personal nursing care for patients/residents in the hospital, nursing home, clinic, or assisted living and their families under the direction of a 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 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.

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This is a full-time evening position that will be responsible for performing clerical and receptionist duties for the nursing department. Will be required to maintain nursing unit supplies, answer phones, gather and input patient information, and other clerical duties as assigned. CNA preferred but not required.

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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.

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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/LPN and current BLS Certification required. Current ACLS, NRP, TNCC, PALS, ASLS 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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Provides overall management and leadership for the Materials Management department which includes purchasing, stocking, and inventory of all medical supplies throughout the entire facility. Must be able to maintain contracts and monitor pricing.  This position assures the Mission, Vision and Values of Kearny County Hospital are represented in all decisions for the delivery of services. Two years of previous experience in a hospital Materials Management department and some supervisory experience preferred.

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Responsible for completion for the federally required Resident Assessment Instrument and the implementation and ongoing evaluation of the resident’s comprehensive plan of care. Uses established work systems and processes to facilitate quality of care and of life while ensuring ongoing regulatory compliance with all applicable laws and professional standards of practice. Facilitates effective communication of elder needs and issues to the interdisciplinary team and fosters positive change, profession/program, and teamwork. Team member is responsible for assessing, developing, implementing, monitoring, and managing the IPCP. Current Kansas Licensure – RN/LPN and current BLS Certification required. Two years of responsible nursing experience preferably in a long-term care facility.

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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 is a full or part time position that will be responsible for obtaining pre-certifications/pre-authorization for medications, outpatient procedures, MRIs and CTs ordered by our providers.  This entails interactions with insurance companies, other provider offices, KCH staff, and patients using interpersonal and communication skills. Must be mindful of protecting patient privacy.

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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.

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This is a full-time position that will perform radiographic examinations, identify predictable problems, and provides patient care. Will be responsible for reviewing completed tests for quality, completeness, and type of test ordered. Develops films and ensures quality images. Will be required to take call. Must have an associate degree from a Radiologist Technologist program. Two years experience 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.