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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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Date
Title
Company
Location
Type
04-29-2016
Seattle Medical and Rehab
Seattle, WA
Full Time

Licensed Nurses LPNGraduates Welcome! Seattle Medical and Rehab is now hiring Full Time and Part Time Licensed Nurses Licensed Nurses care for individuals who are sick, injured or disabled. A Lice

04-29-2016
Frene valley Hermann
Hermann, MO
Full Time

LPN Full Time Frene Valley Herman – A Stonebridge Senior Living, a family owned skilled long term care facility located in Herman, MO, is currently seeking a LPN candidates for Full-Time pos

04-29-2016
Baptist Homes
Pittsburgh, PA
Full Time

RN / LPN Department: Nursing Location(s): Baptist Homes Hours(s): all shifts available Type: full time, part time or PRN BAPTIST HOMES EMPLOYEES ENJOY: UPMC Medical or $2,080

04-29-2016
Mosaic Life Care
Saint Joseph, MO

We offer a progressive work environment and a great atmosphere for career growth along with an excellent salary and an outstanding benefit package. We are offering a sign-on bonus for experienced

04-29-2016
Mosaic Life Care
Saint Joseph, MO

We offer a progressive work environment and a great atmosphere for career growth along with an excellent salary and an outstanding benefit package. One (1) year in a physician office preferr

04-29-2016
Mosaic Life Care
Saint Joseph, MO

We offer a progressive work environment and a great atmosphere for career growth along with an excellent salary and an outstanding benefit package. One (1) year in a physician office preferr

04-29-2016
Mosaic Life Care
Saint Joseph, MO

We offer a progressive work environment and a great atmosphere for career growth along with an excellent salary and an outstanding benefit package. One (1) year in a physician office preferr

04-29-2016
Mosaic Life Care
Saint Joseph, MO

We offer a progressive work environment and a great atmosphere for career growth along with an excellent salary and an outstanding benefit package. One (1) year in a physician office preferr

04-29-2016
Mosaic Life Care
Saint Joseph, MO

We offer a progressive work environment and a great atmosphere for career growth along with an excellent salary and an outstanding benefit package. One (1) year in a physician office preferr

04-29-2016
Mosaic Life Care
Saint Joseph, MO

We offer a progressive work environment and a great atmosphere for career growth along with an excellent salary and an outstanding benefit package. - Essential Technical/Motor skills: Fin

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