Kansas Recruitment Center brings new health care providers to -
Junction City, Kan.
Knouf was born and raised in Salina and attended Brown Mackie College – Salina where she completed the prerequisites for a degree in nursing. In 2009, she graduated from Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
Knouf was excited about the nursing opportunity in Junction City. “Getting the chance to learn and grow as a nurse is what excites me most. I love my job at Geary Community Hospital!”
Teto Henderson, Human Resource Director, Geary Community Hospital states, “Knouf is vibrant and willing to learn. Her eagerness to grow with Geary Community Hospital made it an easy choice for us.”
Elizabeth Barnes, RN, MSN, Nurse Practitioner, will be joining Montgomery County Community Clinic (MC3), Independence, Kan., this month. MC3 is a nonprofit primary health care clinic committed to increasing health care access to those in need in its community.
Barnes is excited to join MC3 and identifies with their mission. She looks forward to serving an underserved population in Kansas.
Barnes has just completed a post-master’s certification in wound, ostomy, and continence nursing at the University of Virginia School of Nursing in Charlottesville, Va. She received a Master of Science degree in nursing as a family nurse practitioner in May of this year. Previously, she completed a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, graduating from the Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va., in 2006.
The Kansas Recruitment Center (KRC) seeks to enhance the quality and quantity of health care professionals in rural Kansas by helping health care providers, like Barnes, find a home practice in Kansas. For rural organizations, the KRC provides job opportunity postings and placement assistance. For health care professionals, the KRC serves as a career service center by matching candidates with openings in the state.
Further information is available at www.ruralhealth.kumc.edu or by phone at 1-888-503-4221 or 316-293-2649.