The average salary for a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) at University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) is $40,670.
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Job Description for Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
Nurses are an essential part of the medical practice, and without them, proper recovery and acclimation to medical environments can be difficult. The duty of a licensed vocational nurse is to help patients prepare for treatment and assist in their recovery. To do this, licensed vocational nurses will be required to talk to patients and doctors, review medical documentation, report and document any changes in a patient's medical conditions, and monitor a patient's health during his or her stay. T…Read more
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Tasks
- Provide nursing care to patients under the supervision of RNs or other medical professionals.
- Prepare patients for exams or procedures.
- Prepare and maintain equipment and supplies.
- Observe and chart patient condition.
- Administer prescribed medications.
Popular Employer Salaries for Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
The top respondents for the job title Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) are from the companies Kaiser Permanente, DaVita Inc. and Kindred Healthcare. Reported salaries are highest at The Veterans Administration (United States) where the average pay is $54,682. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include University of Southern California (USC) and Department of Veteran's Affairs, earning around $50,495 and $50,398, respectively. DaVita Inc. pays the lowest at around $40,000. Kindred Healthcare and Scott & White Hospital and Clinic also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $48,000 and $49,000, respectively.
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Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
An early career Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $38,508 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,580 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,092 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $43,925.
Employees with Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in their job title in Galveston, Texas earn an average of 4.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Beaumont, Texas (4.6% less).
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