AdventHealth Shawnee Mission Raises Minimum Hourly Wage to $15

Local health system AdventHealth Shawnee Mission has announced a new minimum hourly pay rate of $15. Additionally, employees in the base pay ranges affected by this change will receive a pay increase to reflect tenure and work experience. These changes are effective June 6, 2021 and will be reflected on employees’ June 25, 2021 paycheck.

These changes impact more than 800 AdventHealth Shawnee Mission team members in a variety of roles, including environmental services, nutrition services, child care, clinical associates and clerical and administrative roles. Every eligible employee receiving this increase will also receive annual pay raises later this year.  

“We strive to be a place where team members thrive professionally and experience a sense of wholeness,” said AdventHealth Shawnee Mission President Michael Knecht. “Team members in the roles impacted by this change are an integral part of our team and provide Christ’s healing ministry to our community.” 

The increase applies to AdventHealth Shawnee Mission employees, which includes those who work at AdventHealth’s College Boulevard, Lenexa and South Overland Park facilities and local AdventHealth Medical Group physician practices.

AdventHealth Shawnee Mission is currently hiring in a number of clinical, non-clinical and professional roles. View open positions here. AdventHealth Shawnee Mission employs nearly 3,500 Kansas City area residents, including 1,200 registered nurses.

About AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

With a sacred mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ, AdventHealth is a connected system of care for every stage of life and health. A focus on whole-person health and commitment to caring for the body, mind and spirit unify the system’s nearly 50 hospital campuses and hundreds of care sites in diverse markets throughout almost a dozen states. AdventHealth in Kansas City includes AdventHealth Shawnee Mission in Merriam, AdventHealth South Overland Park, AdventHealth Lenexa, AdventHealth College Boulevard in Overland Park, AdventHealth Centra Care and AdventHealth Medical Group. AdventHealth Shawnee Mission is the only certified member of MD Anderson Cancer Network®, a program of MD Anderson Cancer Center, in Kansas City. Visit for more information.