The average hourly pay for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with Geriatrics skills at Maxim is $20.99.
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Job Description for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Licensed practical nurses (LPN) are responsible for using their extensive training in a wide range of nursing tasks and patient-care objectives. These nurses must have strong communication skills to interact with patients, listen to their concerns, talk to their families, and solve any issues as soon as they arise. They must also be organized and pay close attention to detail to facilitate this care. LPNs follow strict safety and privacy guidelines to maintain confidentiality and security in th…Read more
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Tasks
- Take temperatures, dress wounds, record vital signs, collect blood and urine samples and prep patients for examinations, etc.
- May include some clerical work and may work under the supervision of a registered nurse.
- Provide basic medical care helping physicians and registered nurses to focus in more specialized areas in patient care.
Popular Employer Salaries for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
The top respondents for the job title Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) are from the companies Genesis HealthCare, HCR ManorCare and NHC Healthcare. Reported salaries are highest at Brookdale where the average pay is $22.20. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include HCR ManorCare and Genesis HealthCare, earning around $22.08 and $20.80, respectively. Diversicare pays the lowest at around $18.69. Maxim Healthcare Services and NHC Healthcare also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $18.91 and $19.27, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
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Skills in Wound Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Acute Care, Long Term Care, Pediatrics and Home Health/Home Care.
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