Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Jobs

LPN Job Overview

A Licensed Practical Nurse, or LPN, has a variety of tasks. The job moves quickly, so those interested should be able to react fast in important medical situations. LPNs also need to be able to treat all patients with kindness and compassion, since many of the people they will encounter each day will be sick, uncomfortable and unhappy.

LPNs typically work in home health care, hospitals, medical clinics and nursing homes. They assist doctors and registered nurses to provide care to patients. In some states, LPNs can perform the same job duties as an RN, but to advance to an RN or Nurse Practitioner, additional education and certification is required.

Some of the daily duties that a LPN might perform include:

  • Administering medications
  • Giving injections and immunizations
  • Taking vital signs
  • Basic wound care, such as bandaging and cleaning injuries
  • Taking and documenting medical history information
  • IV management
  • CNA supervision and delegation
  • Moving patients
  • Monitoring patient systems and functions, such as fluid output, food intake, etc.

LPN Job Education Requirements

LPNs must have an associate's degree, which combines education and hands-on training in a hospital or other healthcare setting. The education portion includes courses in nursing, pharmacology and biology. Some hospitals offer this certification, although most are getting away from this method of training. Various colleges, vocational and technical schools offer the program, which typically lasts one year for full-time students. After obtaining the associate's degree, the candidate must also pass the LPN exam in order to receive his or her license.

LPN Job Market

As with most other jobs in the healthcare environment, LPN jobs should continue to increase over the next decade. Since LPNs can work directly with patients or they can work in labs, assist with testing and clean and sanitize equipment, they fulfill many job duties in hospitals and other medical areas. Statistics predict that more than 182,000 jobs should open up in the next 10 years, which is a 25 percent increase from the 2012 numbers. This means that becoming a LPN is a great career path with jobs available throughout the country.

LPN Job Salary Information

Per data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median LPN salary in 2012 was $41,540. The range from the top end of the data to the bottom was $57,360 to $30,970. The difference in salary is often due to experience, but employees at government facilities and hospitals tend to earn more than those who work in medical clinics.

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Description Galtier Health Center is looking for Licensed Practical Nurses who are motivated and energetic to work on our very busy TCU. This person should love diversity and medically complex residents some with underlying mental health diagnosis. Galtier offers an excellent learning experience for new grad LPN’s! Our facility prides itself on our low turnover rate for employees and excellent em...
Description Richfield Health Center is accepting full and part time applications Licensed Practical Nurses. POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the RN Unit Manager / DON, a Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse performs as a licensed care giver and assumes responsibility and accountability for assigned residents/patients for a shift of duty. Nursing care is provided through ...
Description Health and Rehab of New Brighton is searching for full and part time LPN's to add to their clinical team. We are searching for candidates who demonstrate courtesy and respect, express genuine caring attitude to residents and contributes to building a positive team spirit. It is important that you are able to manage difficult or emotional customer situations and responding to all resid...
Description Park Health and Rehab Center is accepting applications for full and part time LPN's to add to their team. POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the RN Unit Manager / DON, a Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse performs as a licensed care giver and assumes responsibility and accountability for assigned residents/patients for a shift of duty. Nursing care is provide...
Description SIGN ON BONUS!!! Golden Valley Rehab and Care Cener is offering up to a $2000 sign on bonus for full time LPN's hired (terms and conditions apply). We are accepting full and part time LPN's to add to our clinical team. POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the RN Unit Manager / DON, a Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse performs as a licensed care giver and assu...
Description POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the RN Unit Manager / DON, a Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse performs as a licensed care giver and assumes responsibility and accountability for assigned residents/patients for a shift of duty. Nursing care is provided through coordination, implementation, and evaluation of the resident’s/patient’s plan of care. The LPN/LV...
Description FIR LANE HEALTH AND REHAB IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FULL AND APRT TIME LPN'S. POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the RN Unit Manager / DON, a Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse performs as a licensed care giver and assumes responsibility and accountability for assigned residents/patients for a shift of duty. Nursing care is provided through coordination, ...
Description Michiana Health and Rehab Center is accepting applications for full and part time LPN's. POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the RN Unit Manager / DON, a Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse performs as a licensed care giver and assumes responsibility and accountability for assigned residents/patients for a shift of duty. Nursing care is provided through coordin...
Description Morningside Health Center is accepting applications for full and part time LPN's. POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the RN Unit Manager / DON, a Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse performs as a licensed care giver and assumes responsibility and accountability for assigned residents/patients for a shift of duty. Nursing care is provided through coordination, ...
Summary: Under the supervision of the Medical/Laboratory Director and Center Management ensure donor suitability, product integrity and the continued good health of donors through the compliance with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations and Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Manual guidelines. A Traveling CMS may require routine travel up to 100%. Primary responsibilities for role: Pr...
Description Maple Ridge Health and Rehab is accepting applications for full and part time LPN's. POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the RN Unit Manager / DON, a Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse performs as a licensed care giver and assumes responsibility and accountability for assigned residents/patients for a shift of duty. Nursing care is provided through coordinatio...
Description Licensed Practical Nurses Mercy Residential and Rehabilitation Center is a CMS 5 Star Recognized 60-bed skilled nursing facility encouraging a person-directed approach to care in a friendly homelike environment. We are looking for nurses to complement our culturally diversified population in caring for our neighboring community. Our facility offers tenured staff that nurture and ment...
Description $2000 SIGN ON BONUS FOR FULL TIME LPN'S HIRED!!! Robbinsdale Rehab and Care Center is accepting applications for full and part time Licensed Practical Nurses. POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the RN Unit Manager / DON, a Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse performs as a licensed care giver and assumes responsibility and accountability for assigned residents...
Description Texas Terrace Care Center is looking for a positive and energetic Licensed Practical Nurses that would fit in well with a busy and rewarding long term care unit. Our ideal candidate would be an excellent communicator that brings a smile to work everyday and is always thinking about ways to improve the quality of life for others. The candidate must have patience and compassion as our r...
Description $1500 SIGN ON BONUS FOR FULL TIME LPN'S HIRED!!! West Park Rehab and Care Center is accepting applications for full and part time Licensed Practical Nurses. POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the RN Unit Manager / DON, a Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse performs as a licensed care giver and assumes responsibility and accountability for assigned residents/p...
Description Hospitality Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is accepting applications for full and part time LPN's to add to their clinical team. POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the RN Unit Manager / DON, a Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse performs as a licensed care giver and assumes responsibility and accountability for assigned residents/patients for a shift of dut...
Description SIGN ON BONUS!!!! BREMERTON HEALTH AND REHAB IS OFFERING A $2500 SIGN ON BONUS FOR FULL TIME LPN'S HIRED!!! POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the RN Unit Manager / DON, a Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse performs as a licensed care giver and assumes responsibility and accountability for assigned residents/patients for a shift of duty. Nursing care is prov...
Description Cedar Springs Health and Rehabilitation Center is accepting applications for PRN Licensed Practical Nurses to add to their team! POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the RN Unit Manager / DON, a Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse performs as a licensed care giver and assumes responsibility and accountability for assigned residents/patients for a shift of duty. ...
Description Ironwood Health and Rehab Center is accepting applications for full and part time Licensed Practical Nurse. POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the RN Unit Manager / DON, a Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse performs as a licensed care giver and assumes responsibility and accountability for assigned residents/patients for a shift of duty. Nursing care is provi...
Description $1500 SIGN ON BONUS FOR FULL TIME LPN'S HIRED!!! Elkhart Rehabilitation Center is accepting full and part time applications for LPN's. New grads are welcome to apply! POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the RN Unit Manager / DON, a Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse performs as a licensed care giver and assumes responsibility and accountability for assigned r...

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