Registered Nurse - RN, Acute Care

002 Acute Care Routine Service · Colby, Kansas
Department 002 Acute Care Routine Service
Employment Type FT
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation Dependent upon experience

Citizens Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to work Full-Time at Citizens Medical Center, our acute care facility.

 

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, Ks


Position Information: Citizens Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to work Full-Time at Citizens Medical Center, our acute care facility. Under the leadership of the Department Manager and/or Nurse Supervisor, coordinates total nursing care for patients, participates in patient and family teaching and provides leadership by working cooperatively with ancillary nursing staff and other health care team personnel in maintaining standards of professional nursing practice in the clinical setting.


Registered Nurses will report to the Nurse Manager.


Days/Hours: This facility is staffed 365 days a years, 24 hours a day


Pay Range: Dependent upon experience.


What you’ll do:


  • Provide direct patient care to meet patient needs using the nursing process. 
  • Utilize nursing assessment skills in evaluating needs of patient and family. 
  • Plan individualized patient care based on needs assessment. 
  • Implement individualized plan of care. 
  • Evaluate patient care based on continuous needs assessments and reassessments.  
  • Administer medications in a timely and safe manner.  
  • Demonstrate accountability and accept responsibility for a constant awareness of assigned patients overall condition. 
  • Develop and evaluate individualized patient teaching for patient/family members. 
  • Promote positive interpersonal relationships and demonstrate effective communication skills to solve problems, to carry out hospital policies and procedures and coordinate patient care. 
  • Promote own professional growth and demonstrate professional conduct in regard to the department, professional relationships, and the practice of nursing.


 What you bring to the table:


  • Current RN Licensure by the Kansas Board of Nursing
  • Current C.P.R. certification or willing to obtain within 30 days of hire.
  • Adequate knowledge of nursing theory and practices. 
  • Thorough knowledge of principles, methods and techniques involved in performing general nursing services and adapting or modifying standard nursing practices for care of specific cases. 
  • Ability to deal understandingly and tactfully in a professional manner with patients and their families. 
  • Ability to maintain good working relationship with personnel in other departments.
  • Ability to provide direction in application of nursing process, quality improvement standard, organization and departmental goals and objectives, and the State Nurse Practice Act.


 To be successful within our organization you will need to:


  • Possess interpersonal skills needed to function in a ‘team’ setting.
  • Be a 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.


 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


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
    002 Acute Care Routine Service
  • Employment Type
    FT
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
  • Compensation
    Dependent upon experience