What is it like working as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)?
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Salem:
"I want to work with people who are mentally ill."
Pros: I get paid for doing something that I love! I can usually get as much overtime as I need or want.
Cons: I dislike having to walk so far from my parking space to the door of the hospital. Sometimes the ludicrous vagaries of state government just drives me nuts.
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Virginia Beach:
Pros: Making people feel better about and letting them know that no matter what happens someone loves them and that they have some one there that cares for them no matter what the situation is in their lives.
Cons: Having to see love ones lose their family member they love very much. It is hard sometimes see how people suffer at the end of life.
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Tulsa:
"Work In A Psychiatric Hospital."
Pros: I get to help people who are struggling with mental illness.
Cons: I dislike it when we are understaffed. I also dislike working with patients who become violent.
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Portland:
"Flexible Work Schedule, Enjoy Working In Pediatrics."
Pros: The one on one care, making house calls, setting your own schedule.
Cons: That it is night shift, that there is no shift differential or current benefits.
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Greensboro:
Pros: Helping patients regain good health or assisting them in living out the remainder of their lives by being a support for them as well as their family
Cons: Having to say good bye to the terminally ill patient that I have come to love as family.