Why You Should Work at Citizens Health

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.

Not only do we want to be the provider of choice for our residents, we also want to be the employer of choice. Offering flexible schedules with an emphasis on quality time outside of work, we encourage our employees to grow both personally and professionally, while enjoying successful medical careers. Some positions offer generous productivity incentives and salary/benefits that top out in the 85th percentile of the market.

Colby is a rural community with a population of 5,000. Located in Thomas County (population 8,000), Citizens Health draws patients from a nine-county area. Our community offers a quality lifestyle with affordable housing and an outstanding public school system. A wide variety of outdoor sports and recreational attractions are available. Known as the “Oasis on the Plains,” Colby offers an unusual number of progressive educational, medical, cultural and commercial facilities.


Careers

We have a variety of opportunities available throughout our organization. Apply for one of our careers today!

Citizens Medical Center

Authorization Representative

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Citizens Health is recruiting an authorization representative to work in our hospital business office under the direction of the Patient Access Manager, to work with a variety of insurance companies to obtain authorizations and benefit information for patients receiving services at Citizens Medical Center.

This is a full-time position Monday through Friday.

Hours: 8am through 5pm.

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Cafeteria Aide

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Citizens Health is recruiting a diet aide to work full-time in our food service department.

What you’ll do:

  • Plan and prepare all cold foods necessary for the salad bar and cafeteria refrigerator.
  • Prepares and readies for serving hot food bar, waits on customers, dishes up meals for per phone orders and disposes of hot foods appropriately when meal service is over.
  • Completes all assigned and scheduled sanitation procedures in the kitchen.
  • Opens and closes the cash register and records daily meal sales and cash receipts .
  • Other duties as assigned.

Days: 5 days a week

Hours: 6:30am -3:00 pm

Pay range:  Begins at $11.25, dependent upon experience.

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Cook

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Citizens Health is recruiting a cook to work full-time in our hospital kitchen under direct supervision of the Food Service Manager. The cook has primary responsibility  for preparing, cooking, transporting and serving all hot foods necessary for meal service during scheduled shift.  Responsible for doing closing procedures in the kitchen and cafeteria prior to locking the Food Service Department in the evening

Days Open: Sunday through Saturday

Hours:  11 am-7:30 pm, 5 days per week, every other weekend, 1 major and 1 minor holiday per year.

Pay Range: Dependent upon experience.

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CNA Acute Care- Part-Time

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Citizens Health is looking for CNAs to work the day shift (6am – 6pm) at Citizens Medical Center under the supervision and direction of an RN, assists professional nursing staff by performing basic patient care activities and related nonprofessional services in caring for the personal needs and comfort of the patients.

Days: 3 days per week, every other weekend, 1 minor holiday and 1 major holiday yearly

Hours: 6am to 6pm

Pay range: Dependent upon experience.

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Diet Aide

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Citizens Health is recruiting a Diet Aide to work full-time in our hospital kitchen under direct supervision of the Food Service Manager. The diet aide will complete functions at Citizens Medical Center, our acute care facility.  The aide is responsible for production scheduling, cold food preparation, daily sanitation, preparing and delivering patient trays and dish-washing procedures.

Days: 5 days a week with alternating weekends.

Hours: diet aide- 8am-2:30 pm

Pay range:  Begins at $11.25, dependent upon experience.

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Diet Aide/Hostess

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Citizens Health is recruiting a Diet Aide to work full-time in our hospital kitchen under direct supervision of the Food Service Manager. Position Information: The Hostess/Dietary Aide visit with in-patients to discuss menus, prepare and deliver meal trays and assist with dish washing procedures.

Days: 3-4 days a week, 20 – 30 hours per week

Hours: varied start times to 7:30 pm

Pay Range: Begins at $11.25 per hour

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ER tech

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Citizens Health is recruiting an Emergency Room technician to work full-time in our hospital emergency room at CMC, under the supervision and direction of an RN, to assist professional nursing staff by performing basic patient care activities, clerical and receptionist duties and maintaining the physical environment of the Emergency Department.

This position is 10am – 10pm, 3 days per week.

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Freight Stocking

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Citizens Health is looking for an individual to work on Monday mornings stocking freight in the food service department.

Position Information: Responsible for putting away all freight delivered by the suppliers, using the FIFO (first in-first out) method, breaking down all cardboard boxes and taking to the recycle bin.

What you’ll do:

  • Remove stock from boxes
  • Date label individual items needing dated
  • Break down all cardboard and take to the recycle trailer
  • Sweep and mop the dry storage area
  • Sweep the freezer

Days: 1 day per week – Monday

Hours: 8:00AM – 12:00PM one day per week

Pay range:  $11.25

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Housekeeper

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Citizens Health is recruiting for a housekeeper to complete cleaning functions at Citizens Medical Center, our acute care facility. Individuals hired will be scheduled to work 10 hour days, 3-4 days a week with alternating weekends.

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Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN to RN student

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**Must be currently enrolled in RN classes**

Citizens Health is looking for an LPN, currently enrolled in RN classes, to work Full-Time, Part-Time or PRN at Citizens Medical Center, our acute care facility. Daily tasks will include providing nursing care for patients, participating in patient and family teaching and demonstrating professionalism by working cooperatively with ancillary nursing staff and other health care team personnel in maintaining standards of professional nursing practice in the clinical setting.

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Maintenance Mechanic

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Citizens Health is looking for a maintenance mechanic to work full-time in our plant operations department to perform preventative maintenance work, building and equipment repair, building and remodeling projects, and other duties as assigned.

Days/Hours: Typically Monday-Friday  8AM to 4:30PM with after hours and weekend call every fifth week.

Pay Range: Dependent upon experience.

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Medical Assistant (MA)- Surgery

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Citizens Health is looking for a medical assistant to work full-time assisting in our surgery department at Citizens Medical Center.

What you’ll do:

  • Prepare pre-operative patient charts for surgery and provide pre-op education to patients
  • Perioperative and post-operative phone call contacts
  • Perform appropriate telephone triage using established practice guidelines for post-op patients
  • Provide direct patient care and assistance to nursing staff and acts as a consultant regarding wound care to clinical staff

Days/Hours: 8am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday

Pay Range: Starting wage is $15.50 and dependent upon experience.

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MLS or MLT

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Citizens Health is recruiting an MLS or MLT to work full-time in our laboratory to perform all of the repetitive (high volume) tests in a modern clinical laboratory, identifying direct causes (technical or instrumental) of problems and making corrections by using preset strategies, as well as using and monitoring quality control procedures in the laboratory within predetermined parameters.

Days: Sunday through Saturday

Hours: 5:30 pm through 5:30 am,  3, 12- hour shifts per week.

Pay: Dependent upon experience.

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Phlebotomist

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Citizens Health is recruiting a phlebotomist to the lab manager to work full-time in our hospital and clinic laboratories.

Position Information:  To assist the technical staff of the laboratory in basic laboratory procedures, to include specimen procurement.  Phlebotomy certification preferred but will train.

Responsible to the lab manager.

Days: Monday through Friday

Hours:  8am to 4pm

Pay Range:  Starting at $11.55 if non-certified, $14.25 if certified and dependent upon experience.

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Registered Nurse - Acute Care

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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.

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Registered Nurse- Surgery

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Citizens Health is looking for a surgical nurse to work full-time in the surgery department and will report to the Surgery Manager.

This position is 8am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday.

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Registered Respiratory Therapist - RRT

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Citizens Health is recruiting for an RRT to work at CMC, our acute care facility, to treat a wide range of patients who have trouble breathing by providing general and emergency respiratory therapy.

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Scheduler

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Citizens Health is recruiting a scheduler to work full-time at CMC, our acute care facility.

What you’ll do:

  • Coordinate communications between patients and medical staff
  • Schedule appointments for cardiopulmonary, surgery, and other various departments throughout Citizens Medical Center
  • Mail required paperwork to patients prior to appointment
  • Answers telephones, screens, takes messages, and provides necessary information
  • Strict adherence to HIPAA, PHI, and confidentiality
  • Complete other duties as assigned

Days: Monday through Friday

Hours:  8 am to 5 pm

Pay Range:  Dependent upon experience.

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Screener

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Citizens Health is looking for a screener to work full-time in our plant operations department to:

  • Greet staff, patients, and visitors
  • Take temperatures with a thermal thermometer or other like equipment
  • Complete appropriate screening procedures, as required during situations of widespread illness
  • Ensure all individuals enter the building are wearing the appropriate facial and/or eye coverings
  • Provide appropriate facial coverings to patients, staff, or visitors that are not wearing them
  • Other duties as assigned by department leader

Days/Hours: Typically Monday-Friday  8AM to 5PM with possible weekends

Pay Range:  $11.25 starting wage

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Security Officer

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Citizens Health is looking for a security officer to work full-time in our security department to:

  • Scheduled interior/exterior patrols of the buildings and grounds to ensure safety, security and general well-being of patients, associates, and guests.
  • Patrol all areas to reduce opportunities for property loss, to detect fire and safety hazards.
  • Assist in the enforcement of smoking, parking, access control and identification policies including new policies which maybe initiated by administration or department supervisor.
  • Meet the fire department at the main entrance and escort them to the location of fire.
  • Secure entrances limiting access to the medical center during an emergency/disaster.
  • Assist associates and guests to their cars if requested.
  • Provide assistance in cases of disruptive patients, visitors, or suspicious persons.
  • Assist any person needing assistance within the scope of recognized responsibilities.
  • Completes shift reports at the end of each shift.
  • Other duties as assigned by department leader

Days/Hours: Typically Monday-Friday  8AM to 5PM with possible weekends.

Pay: Dependent upon experience.

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Family Center for Health Care

Clinic RN/LPN/LPN IV/MA

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Citizens Health is looking for RN/LPN/LPN IV/MA candidates to work in the Clinic at FCHC to assist medical providers by providing patient care; to include patient history, obtain vital signs, enter orders in computer as instructed by physician, maintain patient flow, work with ancillary services for continuity of care, assisting with procedures, order supplies, check out dates, and performing various tests. Processing paper orders to appropriate departments and preparation prior to clinic days. Perform appropriate telephone triage using established practice guidelines.

This position is full-time Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:30pm, with occasional Saturdays 8am to noon.

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Medical Receptionist

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We are looking for a Medical Receptionist to work full-time in our clinic. Under leadership of the Department Leader, medical receptionists check patients and visitors in for scheduled and walk-in appointments as well as verify and update necessary information in the medical record.

What You’ll Do:

  • Complete patient registrations, pre-registrations and temporary registrations.
  • Update pre-registrations.
  • Schedule patient appointments.
  • Greet patients and visitors in a prompt, courteous, and helpful manner.
  • Check in patients, verify and update necessary information in the medical record.
  • Maintain appointment calendars and follow office scheduling policies.
  • Answer telephone, screen calls, take messages, and provide information.
  • Screen visitors and responds to routine requests for information.
  • Sort and deliver mail, medical records, and other correspondence.
  • Maintain lobby in neat and orderly manner.
  • Assist patients with ambulatory difficulties.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

Days: Monday through Friday with an occasional ½ day on Saturdays.

Hours: 8 hour days vary between 7am to 6pm, dependent upon departmental needs.

Pay Range: Begins at $12.50, dependent upon experience.

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Prairie Senior

Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA ($1,000 Sign-on Bonus)

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Citizens Health is looking for a CNA to work Full-Time at Prairie Senior, our skilled nursing facility. Once hired, you would perform basic resident care activities and related services in caring for the personal needs and comfort of the residents

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Cook ($500 Sign-on Bonus)

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Citizens Health is recruiting a cook to work full or part-time in the food service department at Prairie Senior, our skilled nursing facility.

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Diet Aide/Dishwasher ($500 Sign-on Bonus)

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Citizens Health is recruiting for a Diet Aide to work full or part-time in the food service department at Prairie Senior, our skilled nursing facility.

Primarily responsible for the routine duties related to the preparation and serving of food, including setting up dining rooms for meals, cleaning dining rooms after meals, serving resident meals, and preparing resident snacks.

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Dishwasher

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Citizens Health is recruiting dishwashers to work full-time or part-time in the food service department at Prairie Senior, our skilled nursing facility to perform routine duties related to dishwashing under the direction of the dietary manager.

This position is 5 days per week, including every other weekend and one-half of the major holidays each year.

Hours are 5:30 am through 3 pm. 5 days per week.

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Housekeeper ($500 Sign-on Bonus)

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Citizens Health is looking for a Housekeeper to work Full-Time at Prairie Senior, our skilled nursing facility. Individuals will be scheduled to work 32-40 hours a week with rotating weekends.

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Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN, Full-Time

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We are looking for an LPN to work Full-Time at Prairie Senior, our Long Term Care facility, supervising and providing quality care to residents in a friendly home-like atmosphere, while allowing them to make choices.

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Registered Nurse - RN

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Citizens Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to work Full-Time at Prairie Senior, our Long Term Care facility, supervising and providing quality care to residents in a friendly home-like atmosphere, while allowing them to make choices.

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Citizens Health

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Citizens Clubhouse

We do not currently have any openings. Please check back.

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To contact Human Resources, call 785-460-4842 or send them an email.

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Physician Opportunities

The Family Center for Health Care physician compensation and benefit’s offer an excellent overall package that is in the top 85th percentile of the market. You will be joining a team of seven Family Practice Board Certified Physicians, six Nurse Practitioners, and six Physician Assistants. This opportunity provides you with the ability to have a full spectrum family practice by allowing you to do a full range of OB services, endoscopic procedures, dermatology, and any other expanded services that you may have training in. Along with the great salary guarantee, a generous productivity incentive is also included. This opportunity offers a flexible schedule with an emphasis of quality time outside of work. Grow both personally and professionally as you enjoy your family practice career. Interested in learning more?

Contact:
Scott Focke
(785) 460-1745
Sfocke@cmciks.com

Click here for information on the Family Practice compensation & benefits


Why I Work at Citizens Health

The team at Citizens Health says it best. Together, they have many reasons why they love their jobs!


Benefits Summary

At Citizens Health, we pride ourselves on being the provider and employer of choice. We strive to live out our mission each day to “Enhance the Lives of Those We Serve.” Not only are we committed to our patients, we are also committed to our associates. Citizens Health is proud to offer our associates an extensive list of benefits to choose from that can meet you and your family’s needs. We offer many plans to choose from such as medical, vision, dental, retirement, insurance, and vendor discounts. We are grateful that you are considering being a part of Citizens Health. If you have questions or need assistance at any time, a member of our HR team will be happy to assist you.

Health, Prescription & Dental Insurance:

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2 Medical Insurance Plan options including Prescription Drugs, Citizens Medical Center Pharmacy, and a Dental Insurance option.

Vision Care Membership:

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4 membership levels. Provides discounts on eye exams, contacts, lenses, and frames at participating providers.

Retirement Plans:

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Pre-Tax & Roth Contributions: 6% automatic salary deferral upon employment. Regular and matching contributions after one-year and 1,000 hours worked.

Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance:

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Citizens Health provides coverage equal to two times associates annual income for full-time associates or one-time associates annual income for part-time associates. Supplemental available for purchase for associate, spouse and/or dependent children.

Group Long Term Disability:

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Coverage provided by Citizens Health for all full-time associates.

Differential and Certification Pay:

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Eligible associates receive shift, weekend, & holiday differential pay.

Other Benefits:

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Include Paid Time Off, Extended Illness, On-site Child Care Services, Funeral Leave, Health Savings Account, Dependent, Medical and Limited Purpose Flexible Spending Accounts, and Aflac Group Insurance. Discounted membership rates for EagleMed and LifeSave. And many more!