The average salary for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at Department of Veteran's Affairs is $45,147.
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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
- Provide basic medical care helping physicians and registered nurses to focus in more specialized areas in patient care.
- May include some clerical work and may work under the supervision of a registered nurse.
- Take temperatures, dress wounds, record vital signs, collect blood and urine samples and prep patients for examinations, etc.
Popular Employer Salaries for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
The top respondents for the job title Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) are from the companies DaVita Inc., HCR ManorCare and Genesis HealthCare. Reported salaries are highest at Bayada Nurses Inc where the average pay is $49,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Veterans Administration (United States) and Genesis HealthCare, earning around $46,289 and $43,500, respectively. Life Care Centers of America pays the lowest at around $34,152. Bayada and DaVita Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $40,000 and $42,952, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Long Term Care
Skills in Psychiatric are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Wound Care, Elder Care, Geriatrics and Long Term Care.
Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
An early career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $41,922 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,760 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,147 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $55,500.
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