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KVC Hospitals, Inc. Licensed Practical Nurse PRN in Kansas City, Kansas

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We’re thrilled to share we’re rebranding and changing our name from KVC Hospitals to Camber Children’s Mental Health. Our mission and values remain the same and we will continue providing compassionate, high-quality inpatient and residential children’s mental health services. We are seeking individuals to join our mission in the role of Licensed Practical Nurses.

Camber gives people the hope and help they need to prevent suicide and other mental health crisis. Our children's psychiatric hospital in Wichita for children ages 6 to 18, is 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.

Licensed Practical Nurse base pay rate starts at $23.00 per hour depending on education and experience, plus differentials.

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.

Pre-employment drug screen, physical and background check required.

Licensed Practical Nurses

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

Licensed Practical Nurses 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.


+ 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

+ Ability to pass a criminal background check and drug screen.

Benefits: Camber offers an excellent package of health and welfare benefits which includes Medical, Vision, and free Dental insurance, Employee and Dependent Life Insurance, Long-Term and Short-Term Disability Coverage, Paid Parental Leave, a 403(b) Retirement Plan with company match, professional license renewal and CEU reimbursement, and tuition reimbursement. In addition, Camber provides a generous Paid Time Off (PTO) plan. Additional benefits including legal aid, identity theft, critical illness/accident insurance are also available.

Covid Safety: Camber values the safety of the patients and families we serve, as well as our employees. Therefore, masking is required at all Camber facilities. Additionally, the COVID-19 vaccine is a condition of employment for all employees in our organization unless you have an approved religious or medical exemption. If you become a finalist for this position any request for a medical and/or religious exempt ion can be further discussed with Human Resources.

About Camber Children’s Mental Health

Camber Children’s Mental Health is a network of nonprofit children’s mental health hospitals and residential treatment centers in Kansas City, Wichita and Hays. You previously knew us as KVC Hospitals and for over 30 years, our healthcare and mental health professionals have provided compassionate treatment to help children and teens achieve mental health wellness.

The goal of treatment is to provide each child with an individualized treatment plan to help them return home as soon and as safely possible, equipped with the resilience, support, and resources they need to continue treatment in their community. Our patient-centered approach works to heal the whole family unit when a child is struggling with depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, self-harming, the impacts of trauma, and other mental health conditions.

Camber is proud to be an internationally renowned educational resource for community mental health providers, school districts, first responders, and a wide range of other partners who work with youth in need of intervention and support.

Camber provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, prot