Kansas State Employment Center

Job Description

Job Title:   Registered Nurse

County:   Miami

Req. No:   185812

Agency Name:   Osawatomie State Hospital

Posting Type:   External  --> Click here for Definition of Posting Type

Applications accepted through:    ,

Job Description:

Job Description: Conduct   individual/group counseling and/or patient education groups to provide information to patients and families about health, illness, the treatment process and effective coping methods.  Help patient increase self-awareness and learn new ways to interact with others.  Perform direct nursing care to insure individualized quality patient care by utilizing appropriate Hospital/Nursing Service standards including but not limited to, reparatory therapies.  Participate in patient activities to promote patient participation and safety. 

Minimum Requirements: Eligible to be licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) with the State of Kansas.


Preferred Criteria:  A valid driver’s license and high school diploma or equivalent. 


Performance Standards:
To be successful, the expectation is that a candidate will be able to competently perform the routine tasks of the position with limited supervision by the end of the probation period.



The application process has 4 STEPS.

Include your name and job requisition number on all correspondence when submitting documents to the designated recruiter.

Your application will be considered incomplete and you may be found ineligible if you fail to submit the required documentation by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.


Required Documents:



Recruiter Contact Information:
Name: Becky Vail
Phone: 913-755-7106
FAX: 913-755-7408


Agency Information:
Osawatomie State Hospital

500 State Hospital Drive

Osawatomie, KS 66064


How You Will Be Evaluated:
Once you complete and submit your application materials, your application will be reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum and any necessary special requirements. Next, your application will be evaluated and rate based on preferred competencies and criteria for the position.

What to Expect Next:
After your application is evaluated and ranked, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified of the outcome after the selection process is complete. You may call or email the recruiter contact listed to inquire about your application.

Veterans Preference’ Eligible (VPE):
Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a “veteran” under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum qualification and competency factors of the position. The veteran’s preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determine by the hiring manager. Additional VPE information can be found at http://da.ks.gov/ps/aaa/recruitment/veterans.htm

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact the agency recruiter if reasonable accommodations are needed for any part of the application or hiring process.


The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Find out more about us at our web site

Class/Uncl Full/Part Time: Grade: Hiring Rate: Pay Frequency:
U F 001 $0.00 Hourly

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