Kansas State Employment Center

Job Description

Job Title:   Licensed Practical Nurse

County:   Cowley

Req. No:   188072

Agency Name:   Veterans Commission

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

Applications accepted through:    ,

Job Description:

The Kansas Veterans’ Home in Winfield is looking for individual’s interested working as a Licensed Practical Nurse on 3rd shift.  This is a temporary position (999 hrs. in 1 year, no benefits). The hours for this position are 11:00 pm-7:00 am, flexible days. We pay a highly competitive wage for LPN's.  If you are dependable, caring, and competent LPN who is interested in working with veterans and their eligible dependents, we'd love to visit with you.

As a LPN, you will:

Administer medications and treatments, completing required documentation. Complete required document in resident and medical chart, report to RN supervisor as needed.  Assess needs of residents, monitor response and document.  Answer call lights and provide assistance.  Monitor performance of a small group of CNA.  Serve as charge nurse of a specific unit during shift.  Check residents to assure their safety, cleanliness, and comfort.  Licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the state of Kansas.  You must be a U.S. Citizen or National to apply for this position.  You must submit your complete application and all supporting documents by the closing date of the announcement (See “How to Apply” Section)

            Must successfully pass background check as required by K.S.A. 39-970.

All employees (post-employment offer) at the Kansas Veterans’ Home are subject to the following regulation: K.A.R. 1-9-19(a) Drug screening test for certain employees requires (a) Any employee holding one of the following positions may be required to submit to a drug screening test in accordance with K.S.A. 75-4362, and amendments thereto, based upon reasonable suspicion of illegal drug use by that employee:(5) any employee of a state veteran’s home operated by the Kansas Commission on Veteran Affairs, as described in K.S.A. 76-1901 et. seq., and K.S.A. 76-1951 et seq., and amendments thereto.

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.


The application process has 3 STEPS.

STEP 1:  Register by completing the online Personal Data Form  (use this link -   https://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/sec-home/state-employment/register-personal-data)

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

STEP 2:  Complete the State of Kansas Application Form (use this link -  https://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/sec-home/state-employment/apply) and submit to the Kansas Commission on Veterans’ Affairs Office.

STEP 3:  Email these additional required documents to Stephani Martinez at smartinez@kcva.org.  Include the job requisition number and your last name in the subject line. 

            Copy of LPN License

            Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate

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. All applicants, including current state employees, 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: Stephani Martinez, HR Assistant, Phone: 620-221-9479, Ext. 222, Email: kcvao.jobs@ks.gov , Fax: 620-221-9053. 

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.  

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

As authorized by the 2018 Kansas Legislature, effective July 1, 2018, K.S.A. 75-4362 is amended to designate all positions with the Kansas Commission on Veterans’ Affairs office, to include both the Kansas Soldiers’ Home and Kansas Veterans’ Home as Safety Sensitive positions and subject to the drug testing program.  All applicants with a conditional offer of employment on or after July 1, 2018, shall be required to submit to a drug screening test.

The Kansas Commission on Veterans Affairs Office 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 P 001 $0.00 Hourly

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