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Based on 6,230 responses, the job of Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.73 out of 5. On average, Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)s are highly satisfied with their job.
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Q: What is it like working as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)?

May 2015
"Long term care facilities."
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN):
Pros: Helping patients who need the help.
Cons: Attention seekers.
June 2015
"The changes with multiple computer systems."
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN):
Know that healthcare is forever changing so bend what you thought you know or learned, may not always be the standard.
June 2015
"The reason I was put on earth."
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN):
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.
June 2015
"That it would be eliminated."
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN):
Become an R.N. With a degree .
July 2015
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN):
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.
July 2015
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN):
Pros: My residents are like family to me.
Cons: Mediocre pay... No significant pay increases.
July 2015
"Don't take less than you deserve - do your research."
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN):
In hospital the stress level is high. Never take less than your worth. Gain experience and MOVE ON - the more you know - the longer your experience - the higher your pay. Keep moving on & up.