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LPN jobs are responsible for caring for patients while under the direction of registered nurses and physicians. Licensed practical nurses provide beside care by monitoring the patient's vital signs and charting the data, administering injections, and feeding the patients if they need assistance with eating. Working a standard 40 hour week in mainly hospitals and nursing care facilities, LPN nurses may also have to provide care for patients around the clock, extending their usual working hours.

Prospective job seekers should be prepared to take and pass a licensing examination in all States, after completing a State approved practical nursing program before attaining LPN careers. In 2006, there were 1,500 State approved training programs for practical nurses.

In 2006, there were nearly 750,000 lpn jobs with an almost even percentage of workers employed at hospitals and nursing care facilities with a smaller percentage working in physician's offices. According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there is a projected increase of 14 percent during the 2006 to 2016 decade. This rate of LPN employment will be faster than the national average for all occupations as a result of the rising demand in healthcare services from the growing elderly population. Prospective licenses practical nurse job seekers should expect excellent job opportunities because of the employment growth and the opportunities created by the need to replace workers that change careers or workers that opt to exit the work force entirely.

LPN nursing careers have a very promising outlook. Get started now. Search for LPN jobs at HealthCareerWeb.com, your connection to healthcare jobs and professionals!

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Newest LPN Jobs

Date
Title
Company
Location
Type
07-04-2015
Kindred NCD and Kindred HSD
Columbus, IN
Full Time

Description IT'S SIMPLE. You want to work in a healthcare setting where you are valued and appreciated - where you receive resp

07-04-2015
Medical Staffing Solutions, LLC.
Worthington, IN
Full Time

M9590 MSS Ref # RN Discipline RNs/LPNs Position Facility

07-04-2015
Kindred NCD and Kindred HSD
Clarksville, IN
Full Time

Description IT'S SIMPLE. You want to work in a healthcare setting where you are valued and appreciated - where you receive resp

07-04-2015
Novant Health
Winston Salem, NC
Full Time

Job Description Location: Winston-Salem, NC Job Summary:The team member’s number one job responsibility is to deliver the most remarkable patient experience, in every dimension,

07-04-2015
Kindred NCD and Kindred HSD
Clarksville, IN
Full Time

Description IT'S SIMPLE. You want to work in a healthcare setting where you are valued and appreciated - where you receive resp

07-04-2015
Kindred NCD and Kindred HSD
Sellersburg, IN
Full Time

Description IT'S SIMPLE. You want to work in a healthcare setting where you are valued and appreciated - where you receive resp

07-04-2015
Kindred NCD and Kindred HSD
Braintree, MA
Full Time

Description IT'S SIMPLE. You want to work in a setting where you are valued and ap

07-04-2015
Kindred NCD and Kindred HSD
Kellogg, ID
Full Time

Description IT'S SIMPLE. You want to work in a healthcare setting where you are valued and appreciated - where you receive resp

07-04-2015
Kindred NCD and Kindred HSD
Agawam, MA
Full Time

Description IT'S SIMPLE. You want to work in a healthcare setting where you are valued and appreciated - where you receive resp

07-04-2015
Kindred NCD and Kindred HSD
Burlington, VT
Full Time

Description IT'S SIMPLE. You want to work in a healthcare setting where you are valued and appreciated - where you receive resp

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