Nursing Assist 12 Hr - Per Diem - SJH Psych Acute Adult in Leavenworth, KS at Prime Healthcare

Date Posted: 5/3/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Our Senior Behavioral Health unit at Saint John Hospital is a 30-bed unit that provides personalized care for adults over 55 years of age experiencing acute symptoms associated with dementia and/or a mental health condition such as: bi-polar, anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, etc.  Our interdisciplinary approach includes a highly qualified and experienced team of professionals who offer a variety of treatment modalities.


Saint John Hospital’s Senior Behavioral Health Center is located in Leavenworth, KS, just thirty minutes from downtown Kansas City.


Serving the needs of the Leavenworth community since 1864, Saint John Hospital continues in the spirit of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth. These brave women answered the call of Bishop Miege to come to the Kansas territory in 1858 providing schools, orphanages, and care for the sick. Today, Prime Healthcare continues this legacy as Saint John Hospital and is home to innovative, patient-centered, health care, quality physicians, and compassionate staff.



Top Reasons to Work at St. John Hospital

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • Provides faith-based care since 1864
  • Excellent, very affordable health benefits
  • A member of Prime Healthcare - one of the nations leading health systems and an award-winning health system operating in 46 hospitals and more than 300 outpatient locations in 14 states.
Responsibilities Work Hours/Shift


Per Diem - Variable



  • Assist with activities of daily living.
  • Provide basic nursing care to non-critical patients.
  • Assists in maintaining a safe environment under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse in charge of the team and/or unit.

Education and Work Experience

  1. Current Certified Nursing Assistant certificate.
  2. Current BLS.
  3. Possesses knowledge of Medical Terminology.
  4. Minimum six months previous experience in an acute care hospital or physician's office preferred.
  5. Current Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) certificate within 6 months of hire and maintain current.

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law:





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