Licensed Practical Nurse Jobs

Licensed Practical Nurse Job Overview

Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) -- called licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) in some states -- provide basic medical care under the supervision of RNs and physicians. LPN jobs involve taking vital signs; changing bandages; helping with bathing and dressing; keeping health records; and communicating with clinicians, patients and families. LPNs may also help evaluate and plan care for patients.

LPN employment is found in nursing homes, hospitals, physicians' offices and patients' homes. LPNs may be called on to work nights and weekends, and their nursing duties may include lifting and moving patients, potentially hazardous activities.

Licensed Practical Nurse Education

Licensed practical nurses must spend about a year completing an accredited program at a high school, technical school, community college or hospital. These programs combine classroom and clinical experience. State licensure for LPNs and LVNs is required.

Licensed Practical Nurse Job Market

Licensed practical and vocational nurses held 752,300 jobs in 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). LPN job opportunities are projected to grow 22 percent by 2020, faster than the average occupation.

Licensed Practical Nurse Salaries

The median licensed practical nurse salary was $41,150 in 2011, according to the BLS. The best-paid 10 percent of LPNs earned $57,080.

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Tracking Code 203841 Job Description As a Licensed Practical Nurse, you will visit patients in their homes /place of residence and provide them with an array of services. You will also educate and advise your patients and their families in how to get the most from their treatment programs. Your specific duties for this role will include: Provide professional nursing services under the directi...
Tracking Code 203854 Job Description As a Licensed Practical Nurse, you will visit patients in their homes /place of residence and provide them with an array of services. You will also educate and advise your patients and their families in how to get the most from their treatment programs. Your specific duties for this role will include: Provide professional nursing services under the directi...
Tracking Code 203820 Job Description Performs skilled nursing services under the supervision of a staff RN. Observes, records, and reports to the supervisor on the general physical and mental condition of the patient. Administers prescribed medications and treatments as permitted. Assist the physician and/or staff RN in performing specialized procedures. Assist the patient with activities o...
Tracking Code 203785 Job Description Southeast Alabama HomeCare of Eufaula part of the LHC Group As a Licensed Practical Nurse, you will visit patients in their homes /place of residence and provide them with an array of services. You will also educate and advise your patients and their families in how to get the most from their treatment programs. Your specific duties for this role will incl...
Tracking Code 203800 Job Description HomeCare of East Alabama Medical Center part of the LHC Group As a Licensed Practical Nurse, you will visit patients in their homes /place of residence and provide them with an array of services. You will also educate and advise your patients and their families in how to get the most from their treatment programs. Your specific duties for this role will in...
Tracking Code 203717 Job Description As a Licensed Practical Nurse, you will visit patients in their homes /place of residence and provide them with an array of services. You will also educate and advise your patients and their families in how to get the most from their treatment programs. Your specific duties for this role will include: Provide professional nursing services under the directi...
Tracking Code 203697 Job Description As a Licensed Practical Nurse, you will visit patients in their homes /place of residence and provide them with an array of services. You will also educate and advise your patients and their families in how to get the most from their treatment programs. Your specific duties for this role will include: Provide professional nursing services under the directi...
Full Time - All Shifts Part Time - All Shifts Foxwood Springs - 1500 W. Foxwood Drive Raymore, MO 64083 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to live the lives that ...
Tracking Code 203966 Job Description LPN or RN- Elk Valley Health services As a Licensed Practical Nurse, you will visit patients in their homes and provide them with an array of services. You will also educate and advise your patients and their families in how to get the most from their treatment programs. Your specific duties for this role will include: Provide professional nursing service...
Tracking Code 203979 Job Description Performs skilled nursing services under the supervision of a staff RN. Observes, records, and reports to the supervisor on the general physical and mental condition of the patient. Administers prescribed medications and treatments as permitted. Assist the physician and/or staff RN in performing specialized procedures. Assist the patient with activities o...
Location: Deltona, Florida We are seeking skilled Registered Nurses (RN)/ Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to work within our clients' homes providing direct patient care. Registered Nurses (RN)/ Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) will instruct patients and their families in proper treatment, helping individuals and groups take steps to improve or maintain health. Registered Nurses (RN) will also col...
Location: Steubenville, Ohio We are seeking skilled Registered Nurses (RN)/ Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to work within our clients' homes providing direct patient care. Registered Nurses (RN)/ Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) will instruct patients and their families in proper treatment, helping individuals and groups take steps to improve or maintain health. Registered Nurses (RN) will also c...
Sign language a plus! Location: Andover, Kansas We are seeking skilled Registered Nurses (RN)/ Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to work within our clients' homes providing direct patient care. Registered Nurses (RN)/ Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) will instruct patients and their families in proper treatment, helping individuals and groups take steps to improve or maintain health. Registered Nur...
Location: Seattle, Washington We are seeking skilled Registered Nurses (RN)/ Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to work within our clients' homes providing direct patient care. Registered Nurses (RN)/ Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) will instruct patients and their families in proper treatment, helping individuals and groups take steps to improve or maintain health. Registered Nurses (RN) will also ...
Location: Overland Park, Kansas We are seeking skilled Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to work within our clients' homes providing direct patient care. Following a physician established plan of treatment and working under the supervision of the Director of Clinical Services, our Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) instruct patients and their families in proper treatment, help individuals and groups t...
Location: DeWitt, Michigan We are seeking skilled Registered Nurses (RN)/ Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to work within our clients' homes providing direct patient care. Registered Nurses (RN)/ Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) will instruct patients and their families in proper treatment, helping individuals and groups take steps to improve or maintain health. Registered Nurses (RN) will also col...
Location: Genoa, Nebraska We are seeking skilled Registered Nurses (RN)/ Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to work within our clients' homes providing direct patient care. Registered Nurses (RN)/ Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) will instruct patients and their families in proper treatment, helping individuals and groups take steps to improve or maintain health. Registered Nurses (RN) will also coll...
Location: Steubenville, Ohio We are seeking skilled Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to work within our clients' homes providing direct patient care. Following a physician established plan of treatment and working under the supervision of the Director of Clinical Services, our Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) instruct patients and their families in proper treatment, help individuals and groups take...
Location: Ormond Beach, Florida We are seeking skilled Registered Nurses (RN)/ Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to work within our clients' homes providing direct patient care. Registered Nurses (RN)/ Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) will instruct patients and their families in proper treatment, helping individuals and groups take steps to improve or maintain health. Registered Nurses (RN) will als...
Location: New Smyrna Beach, Florida We are seeking skilled Registered Nurses (RN)/ Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to work within our clients' homes providing direct patient care. Registered Nurses (RN)/ Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) will instruct patients and their families in proper treatment, helping individuals and groups take steps to improve or maintain health. Registered Nurses (RN) will...

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