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  • 350 South Range, Suite #2, Colby, KS 67701, USA

  • Full-Time, 40 hours per week with Flexible Schedule

Company Description:

Thomas County Health Department provides services to Thomas County and surrounding communities.  Some of the services provided include Lab Draws, Family Planning, Immunizations, Physicals, STI Testing, Blood Pressure Screenings, and Worksite Wellness.  With collaboration from Citizens Health, we also offer Becoming A Mom® classes for expectant mothers.  Our department also manages The Breastfeeding Boutique which is located within our office.  The Breastfeeding Boutique is your source for breast pumps, nursing bras, and a variety of breastfeeding products.  Our office hours are Monday-Friday 7:00 am – 5:00 pm and closed on national holidays.  Thomas County offers excellent benefits including paid employee health insurance, affordable family health insurance, AFLAC benefits, and KPERS retirement.  Our vision is to strive together to make Thomas County a healthy place to live, learn, work, and play!

Job Description:

  • Perform essential job functions in compliance with County and Health Department policies and procedures, Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), Kansas State Board of Nursing and other state/federal guidelines, always maintaining patient privacy/confidentiality

  • Conduct physical assessments and screening on infants, children, adolescents, and adults according to program protocol using the nursing process

  • Participate in communicable disease epidemiology, including contact investigations, data gathering, and monitoring of compliance with therapies

  • Provide community education, counseling, and intervention for at risk and well populations using appropriate techniques to support learning and behavior change working closely with Administrator and RN Supervisor

  • Demonstrate working knowledge of Immunization Registry (WebIZ), Quest Diagnostics (Care360), Disease Investigation System, Data Reporting System, and Electronic Health Record System (Athena);  Working knowledge of Word processing, Excel spreadsheet, and Outlook calendar software

  • Perform monthly inventory and maintain temperature data loggers for all immunizations; manage Family Planning and Sexually Transmitted Infections medications, performing a monthly inventory

  • Assist Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (APRN) with Family Planning  appointments; Distribute and administer methods of birth control to clients under the direction of APRN and according to policy and procedures

  • Perform veni-puncture lab draws and specimen collection following policy and procedures


  • Valid Kansas Registered Nursing license without restrictions

  • Valid Kansas Driver’s License

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate; can be obtained after hire date

  • Excellent communication, organization, and prioritization skills

  • Ability to meet requests of variety of professionals and work in a team environment

Additional Information:

Applications may be obtained from link above or send resume to our office at 350 South Range, Suite #2, Colby, KS 67701.  If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Kendra Glassman at (785) 460-4596 or email

Applications/Resumes will be accepted until position is filled.

Thomas County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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