Kansas State Employment Center

Job Description

Job Title:   Registered Nurse

County:   Miami

Req. No:   190041

Agency Name:   Osawatomie State Hospital

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

Applications accepted through:    ,

Job Description:

The Osawatomie State Hospital is currently hiring for Registered Nurses for two hospitals.  RN positions are available at both Adair Acute Care at Osawatomie State Hospital, which is a 52-bed acute care hospital certified by CMS and the Osawatomie State Hospital, which is providing care and treatment for adults diagnosed with psychiatric disorders regardless of the ability to pay.  OSH is licensed by the State of Kansas. This position is responsible for quality nursing care and supervision of direct care staff.  Responsibilities include planning, implementation and evaluation of care for each individual patient to meet required standards. We are now working 12 Hour Shifts.

Job Description:  The RN provides direct nursing care to insure individualized quality patient care. Must be knowledgeable and administer medications on a regular basis to maintain competency. Need to be able to smoothly handle multiple demands, shifting priorities and rapid change to meet the needs of patients. Actively participate in assessments, planning, implementation, on-going monitoring and continuous evaluate of the patients’ treatment plans and reviews and complete documentation in the patient’s medical record. Make rounds and perform special checks on patients in order to ensure patient safety. This is done by observing the patient’s physical and psychological status with 15 minute checks. Perform all aspects of nursing tasks and reinforce appropriate nursing interventions. Provide accurate and concise reports between shifts verbally and written shift report and provide hand off communication between shifts and disciplines with each shift. Will orient new employees in order to familiarize the employee to a specific treatment program and be a role model for both staff and patients.

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

HOW TO APPLY: 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:                  Agency Information:
Name: Rebecca Vail                                       Osawatomie State Hospital
Phone: 913-755-7106                                     500 State Hospital Drive
FAX: 913-755-7408                                        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. Please read about our two hospitals here.