Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)?

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Syracuse:
"Busy."
Pros: Helping other people is rewarding.
Cons: Being told what to do my feet constantly hurt.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Tallahassee:
"Rewarding."
Pros: My residents are like family to me.
Cons: Mediocre pay... No significant pay increases.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Indianapolis:
"Wonderful."
Pros: Helping students learn how to have a healthy lifestyle, stress level is not over the top, management is awesome and I enjoy all the breaks I get with the school system. Opportunity for advancement and growth or a change of position if I decide I am burnt out on the job.
Cons: No benefits and is half the hours I originally wanted.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Neoga:
"The reason I was put on earth."
Pros: I love caring for anyone in need. Knowing that people look to me for advise helps me through the day. I know God wanted to do this work and I try to show it though my work everyday.
Cons: Management is hard to communicate with. When there is a scope of practice question it is hard to get an answer out of management about what floor nurses should do.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Little Rock:
"Long term care facilities."
Pros: Helping patients who need the help.
Cons: Attention seekers.

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 Xenia:
Pros: Resident relationships.
Cons: Pay, hours, shifts.