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Registered Nurse

Apply now Department: 3670009270 Lafene Student Health Center
Job no: 517463
Employment type: Staff Full Time (USS)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Health Profession
Pay Grade: 10A

About This Role:

This position provides nursing care to patients who present for care daily.

Nursing care for clinic outpatients.  Provides professional nursing care in accordance with recognized nursing techniques, procedures, physician's orders, and administrative policies, to outpatients.

This is done by:

a. Assessing patient needs through interviewing, recognizing and interpreting symptoms and conditions in order to determine individual response to treatment program and current medication.  This is done in order to prepare, record, and relay accurate reports on the status of the patient's progress to the treating physician and staff members directly involved in total care of the patient.

b. Administration of medications and treatments as prescribed.

c. Instructing patient regarding self-care techniques and preventive strategies.  This is done by evaluating level of understanding of disease process and /or potential health status, providing information needed and determining the patient's intent for compliance with the treatment routine.  Written and verbal instructions maybe given.  This is done in order to promote the highest level of physical, mental well-being possible.

d. Formulating nursing diagnoses in order to outline a nursing care plan specific to the patient's needs. This is to insure continuity of medical, physical, and emotional care during the treatment process.


Record keeping.  Documents nursing history, clinical data, doctor's orders, patient response to treatment and/or understanding of instructions given, and other objective findings in order to furnish written evidence of everything done for the patient while being treated by the healthcare team.  This is done to ensure continuity of care, to communicate with other professionals, to provide legal record and to furnish information for review, study, and evaluation in an audit.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

Worksite Options:

This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.


Visit this link for K-State’s guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements. Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be licensed to practice as a registered nurse (RN) in the State of Kansas.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing.
  • 2-3 years experience in performing health assessments.
  • 2-3 years experience in executing organizational policy, goals or objectives.
  • Knowledge of professional nursing theory & practices, nursing assessment skills, demonstrate practical application of nursing theory and techniques to specific patient treatment situations, able to follow oral & written instructions in detail, prepare nursing care plans and maintain records, charts and reports.
  • Possess exceptional problem solving and communication skills.
  • Have the ability to deal with confidential matters between patients and/or staff and be able to maintain that confidentiality appropriately.
  • Experience using a personal computer.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.
  • At the time of appointment the selected employee must possess a Kansas licensure/temporary permit, or be given authority to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. Must comply with Kansas Board of Nursing requirements for licensing renewal, i.e., provide proof of participation in at least 30 hours of continuing education every two (2) years, complete application and submit fee. Possess current BLS certification upon employment and update every two years. Mandatory participation in continuing education courses and in-service sessions in order to continually update nursing knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Mobility to move about the general clinic rapidly, standing for several hours performing nursing functions in confined spaces. Manual dexterity to give injections and other duties requiring fine motor skills. Assist patients who are fainting by giving physical support to prevent injury and/or to assist in lifting or moving a patient. Physical ability to perform CPR as necessary until relieved by other staff or paramedics. AED unit, ambu bag, audiometer, blood pressure cuff, cast cutter, cyro-surgical equipment, ear irrigator, gomco suction, gurney, halogen light, nebulizer, opthalmascope/otoscope, oxygen tank & gauge, personal computer, pulse oximeter, scales, spirometer, stethoscope, surgical instruments, syringe, telephone, thermometer, titmus vision tester, wheelchair

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

$25.76 - $31.00 per hour

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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