Kansas State Employment Center

Job Description

Job Title:   Licensed Practical Nurse

County:   Miami

Req. No:   191048

Agency Name:   Osawatomie State Hospital

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

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Job Description:

Job Summary: Osawatomie State Hospital (OSH) and Adair Acute Care at the Osawatomie State Hospital are currently hiring Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN).  This position provides basic nursing care to patients unable to meet their needs of daily living.

Job Description: Administers medication / treatments accurately and timely and documents such to insure quality patient care. Reports effectiveness of medication and/or untoward effect of medication to prevent patient harm as well as any unintended or unpredictable effects to maximize patient treatment by informing RN. Evaluates patient’s need for PRN medication, gives specialized care as ordered by the physician. Interacts frequently with patients and provides informal one-to-one’s to promote a therapeutic milieu, communicate with other staff members so that pertinent information essential to provide quality patient care is shared.

 Minimum Requirements: Eligible to be licensed to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse 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:                              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. 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

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