Registered Nurse - Day Shift 7am to 7pm - Days will vary - 4 week rotations
at KVC Health Systems

Date Posted: 5/19/2019

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 Registered Nurses to join our team of professionals. Our nurses can expect to collaborate with psychiatrists and therapists to carry out client specific treatment plans. Nurses will be expected to provide thorough assessments, accurate documentation, and ensure direct care staff is engaged in therapeutic activities with the milieu. Nurses should also expect to smoothly and efficiently handle multiple demands and shifting priorities in order to meet client needs.  RN pay rate starts at $27 per hour depending on experience.

Associate degree in nursing required. BSN preferred. Must be licensed in the state of Kansas.

Shift days will rotate. You can expect to work one to two weekends per month.

Registered Nurse

Registered Nurses are expected to assess clients for medical health needs and work as a collaborative member of the treatment team.

The Registered Nurse will:

  • transcribe and administer medications
  • attend to minor injuries or accidents
  • determine need for medical attention
  • assess and document information on clients
  • communicate with case managers or adults in charge of the client’s physical health
  • assist physicians and staff as needed
  • ensure direct care staff is engaged in therapeutic activities with clients in the milieu

Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.

KVC provides a competitive compensation and benefit package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance plans, generous paid time off, and a 403(b) retirement plan.

Qualifications:

  • licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Kansas
  • three to six months related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience 

See more career opportunities, learn about our benefits, and discover what it’s like to work at KVC at www.kvc.org/careers. 

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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.

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