Director of Nursing
at KVC Health Systems

Date Posted: 4/25/2019

Job Description

KVC Hospitals gives people the hope and help they need to prevent suicide and other mental health crisis. We are opening a new children's psychiatric hospital in Wichita for children ages 6 to 18, and are seeking a dynamic self-starter for our Director of Nursing.  Our DON provides effective overall management of the nursing and program services, and coordinates with all other disciplines to provide the highest quality of care.  The Director of Nursing is also responsible for the maintenance of quality improvement activities to adhere to regulations and standards provided by The Joint Commission, regional licensing bodies and KVC’s policies and procedures.

Education Requirements: Master of Science in Nursing or currently enrolled in a master’s program with applicable experience.

Licensure/Certification: Licensed as a Registered nursing in the State of Kansas. ANCC Certification for Psychiatric Nursing preferred. Valid driver’s license and auto insurance.

Experience/Skills: At least 3 years of prior supervisory experience required. More than two years of experience supervising registered nurses providing psychiatric patient care preferred. Experience utilizing electronic medical administration records and health records.

Salary range starts at $80,000 depending on experience. KVC offers a full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, a retirement plan, and generous PTO. 

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About Us

Each year, we touch the lives of more than 60,000 children and families.

Since our origin in 1970, KVC Health Systems Inc., (KVC) has grown to become a national presence in the field of human services. As a nonprofit corporation and parent company to six subsidiaries, we provide medical and behavioral health care, social services and education to children and families. Currently, we are looking for dedicated and dynamic professionals interested in making a difference to join our team.

At KVC, we are committed to using family-centered, culturally-informed and evidence-based practices to heal children and their families. While we currently provide care to children and families in five states, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska and West Virginia; each has its own unique set of service offerings. Our vision is to provide leadership in behavioral healthcare, social services and professional education through the provision of service delivery models with proven quality and fiscal accountability. We're proud to offer one of the most extensive networks of child and family services, including foster family care, adoption services, in-home family therapy, outpatient behavioral healthcare, children's psychiatric hospitals, and training and education.

Our employees impact thousands of people's lives daily and are a key to our success. We provide a collaborative work environment, competitive pay and guarantee that no two days will be the same. Interested in impacting the lives of children and families'? Learn about our current opportunities by joining our Talent Network today.

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