Kansas State Employment Center

Job Description

Job Title:   Licensed Practical Nurse

County:   Ford

Req. No:   186339

Agency Name:   Veterans Commission

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

Applications accepted through:    ,

Job Description:

The Kansas Soldiers’ Home at Fort Dodge is looking for two (2) dependable individuals to work as a LPN on a PRN basis in our long-term care unit.  Our residents are looking for someone who is friendly, has a caring heart and attitude and someone they can count on to be at work as scheduled.  This position is PRN and works on an as needed basis.  If you’re interested in being part of a team taking care of veterans please read further.  Applicants need only to submit one application.

As a LPN, you will:

Key Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

Licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the state of Kansas and six months experience in practical nursing.

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.  Ability to attend work regularly as scheduled.

Skills and Abilities:  Ability to: 1) report to work as scheduled and remain on duty, 2) understand and follow verbal and written instructions; read and comprehend written materials to include rules, regulations and procedures, 3)establish and maintain effective working relationships, 4) communicate effectively  both verbally and in writing, and 5) maintain appropriate professional boundaries with residents. 

The application process has 4 REQUIRED STEPS.
STEP 1: Register by completing the online Personal Data Form at

(Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number.)

STEP 2: Complete the official State of Kansas application form at https://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/sec-home/state-employment/apply

STEP 3: Submit your online application to the Veterans’ Commission as designated on this job announcement.

STEP 4: Submit additional required documents to the specific recruiter designated on this job announcement.

A Tax Clearance Certificate is required for all applicants. Obtain your certificate by following the instructions at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html

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 all required documentation by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.

Required Documents:

KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED: Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. Applicants are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.

Recruiter Contact Information:
Name: Sharon McQueen, HR Assistant
Phone: 620-227-2121 ext. 169
FAX: 620-408-9242
Email: kcvao.jobs@ks.gov

Agency Information:
Kansas Commission on Veterans’ Affairs Office

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 rated based on preferred competencies and criteria for the position.

What To Expect Next:
After your application is evaluated and ranked, you may be re

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