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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
07-24-2016
trustaff
Fargo, ND
Full Time

Travel LVN/LPN: Licensed Practical Nurse trustaff currently has a position available for a traveling LVN/LPN. This assignment is for an immediate start with a reputable facility seeking an experienced

07-24-2016
trustaff
Fredericksburg, VA
Full Time

Travel LVN/LPN: Licensed Practical Nurse trustaff currently has a position available for a traveling LVN/LPN. This assignment is for an immediate start with a reputable facility seeking an experienced

07-24-2016
trustaff
Rancho Mirage, CA
Full Time

Travel LVN/LPN: Licensed Practical Nurse trustaff currently has a position available for a traveling LVN/LPN. This assignment is for an immediate start with a reputable facility seeking an experienced

07-24-2016
trustaff
Washington, DC
Full Time

Travel LVN/LPN: Licensed Practical Nurse trustaff currently has a position available for a traveling LVN/LPN. This assignment is for an immediate start with a reputable facility seeking an experienced

07-24-2016
Kindred Healthcare
Kokomo, IN
Full Time

#MON-NCD Staffing Coordinator Staffing Assistant Staffing Manager Staffing Director Scheduler Regulator Conduct job responsibilities in accordance with the Companys Code of Business Conduct, the C

07-24-2016
Kindred Healthcare
Beverly, MA
Full Time

The RN Charge Nurse manages a designated group of nursing employees on a nursing unit and assures smooth operations of the unit for a designated shift. (Could encompass one or more units depending upo

07-24-2016
Kindred at Home
San Diego, CA
Full Time

Full-Time/Regular Position Type San Diego, California, United States Job Location All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,

07-24-2016
Kindred at Home
Parsons, KS
Full Time

PRN Position Type Parsons, Kansas, United States Job Location All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orienta

07-24-2016
Kindred at Home
Pleasanton, CA
Full Time

Full-Time/Regular Position Type Pleasanton, California, United States Job Location All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion

07-24-2016
Kindred at Home
Ocala, FL
Full Time

PRN Position Type Ocala, Florida, United States Job Location All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientat

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