Mid-Level Provider

034 FCHC Clinic · Colby, Kansas
Department 034 FCHC Clinic
Employment Type FT
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation Dependent upon experience

Citizens Health is recruiting a Nurse Practitioner or Physician’s Assistant to work full-time in our Emergency Department.  We prefer a minimum of 2 years experience in an ER setting.


Our Mission: Enhancing the lives of those we serve.


About Us: Citizens Health is a community based, private, not-for-profit organization. It is comprised of:

Citizens Medical Center - a 25 bed critical access hospital

Family Center for Health Care - an outpatient rural health clinic

Prairie Senior - a skilled nursing facility

Citizens Clubhouse - an onsite childcare center that cares for children 6 weeks to school age for our workforce

Citizens Medical Equipment - our durable medical equipment business

We strive to be progressive, dependable and knowledgeable, while providing compassionate, evidence-based care to the residents of northwest Kansas.


Location: 100 E College Ave, Colby, Kansas


Position Information: The Nurse Practitioner or Physician’s Assistant will work in collaboration with a physician to assess the physical needs of patients admitted to the emergency room, paying urgent attention to their primary care needs, health conditions and physical injuries or trauma. Orders, interprets, and records results of clinical tests and reports results to physicians.

Responsible to the Clinic Manager and Sponsoring Physician.


Days: Sunday 7a – 7a (24hr shift) | Monday 7p – 7p (24hr shift) | 1 to 5 weekend rotation


Hours: 48 hours per week with an additional 36 hours per weekend shift every 5th weekend


Pay Range: Salary range between $115,000 and $135,000 depending on experience and final schedule


What you’ll do:

  • Manage medical and surgical emergencies. Perform independent evaluations and treatment procedures in emergency situations.
  • Obtain complete medical history and physical data on patients.
  • Interpret and integrate data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as needed.
  • Perform a complete physical exam and records findings.  Establish presumptive diagnosis. Collaborate with physicians in managing acute and long-term medical needs or patients.
  • Order appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures.
  • Synthesize data to determine preliminary diagnosis and therapeutic plan utilizing principles of prevention. 
  • Administer medications and injections according to physician direction.  Suture minor lacerations. Prepare written prescription orders for drugs and controlled substances.
  • Interview and advise patients regarding health and illness prevention.  Recommend community resources to meet patient and family needs.
  • Instruct patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions.  Provide patient education.
  • Maintain and reviews patient records, charts, and other pertinent information.  Post tests and examination results.
  • Attend required meetings and participate in committees as requested.
  • Participate in professional development activities and maintain professional affiliations.


What you bring to the table: (Minimum Requirements)

  • Current State Registered Nurse license or Certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician’s Assistants.
  • Knowledge of the professional medical practice and care to give and evaluation patient care.
  • Skill in applying and modifying the principles, methods and techniques of medicine to provide on-going patient care.
  • Skill in taking medical history, assessing medical condition and interpreting findings.
  • Skill in preparing and maintaining records, writing reports and responding correspondence.
  • Skill in developing and maintaining department quality assurance.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public.
  • Ability to maintain quality control standards.
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate clearly.


To be successful within our organization you will need to: (Preferred Requirements)

  • Have knowledge of the professional medical practice and care to give and evaluation patient care.
  • Knowledge of organizational policies, regulations, and procedures to administer patient care.
  • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment.
  • Self-starter who takes initiative, is open minded and a team player.
  • Maintain a positive attitude with good energy.
  • Create a positive, supportive working atmosphere.
  • Display integrity and accountability.
  • Accept and respond to constructive criticism and suggestions and strives for self-improvement.
  • Adhere to organization policies and procedures.
  • Arrive at work on time and when scheduled.
  • Demonstrate flexibility, initiative and ingenuity in performing job tasks.
  • Demonstrate professional conduct and maintains professional appearance.
  • Demonstrate behavior that reflects the image of the institution.


Typical Working ConditionsWork is performed in an emergency department setting, primarily in patient exam rooms, where the employee will have direct contact with sick and injured patients.  There may be times that the patient has a contagious disease.  Work is performed in a safe environment, but an environment where direct contact with blood and other bodily fluids may be present.


Typical Physical Demands: Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.  Requires standing and walking for prolonged periods of time.  Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds.  Requires normal visual acuity and hearing.  Requires exposures to communicable diseases and bodily fluids.  Requires working under stress in emergency situations or during irregular hours.


Available Benefits

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance available
  • Pre-Tax and Roth Contributions
    • Automatic 6% salary deferral upon employment
    • Regular and matching contributions after one-year and 1,000 hours worked
  • Provides Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
    • Full-time coverage - equal to two times employees annual income
    • Part-time coverage - one-time annual income
  • Differential and Certification Pay
    • Eligible employees receive shift, weekend and holiday differential pay
  • Other Benefits
    • Paid time off (4 weeks)
    • CME allowance
    • Student Loan reimbursement
    • Malpractice covered
    • On-site child care services
    • Funeral leave
    • Health Savings Account
    • Dependent, Medical and Limited Purpose Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Aflac Group Insurance
    • Discounted membership rate for EagleMed and LifeSave
    • Many More!


Visit Us at: https://cmciks.com/


Citizens Medical Center, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status or discharge history, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

I understand that neither the completion of this application nor any other part of my consideration for employment establishes any obligation for CMCI to hire me.  If I am hired, I understand that either CMCI or I can terminate my employment at any time and for any reason, with or without cause and without prior notice.  I understand that no representative of CMCI has the authority to make any assurance to the contrary.

Citizens Medical Center, Inc. implements a Drug Free Workplace Program.  Drug testing is required of applicants in accordance with relevant laws. 

If you need assistance to complete this application or during any phase of the application, interview, or employment process, please notify the Human Resources Department (785) 460-4842.  Every reasonable effort will be made to accommodate your needs in a timely manner.

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  • Location
    Colby, Kansas
  • Department
    034 FCHC Clinic
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    Dependent upon experience