Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)?

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in Alvin:
"The Full Experience."
Pros: Helping improve peoples health one issue at a time, giving people information to improve their health and well being, educating the public on health concerns and options.
Cons: Often unappreciated, often abused (verbally, emotionally, occasionally physically), physically exhausting (long hours on feet and lifting), long hours and odd schedules lead to few quality hours of time with family and few options to work "normal" schedules (M-F 8-5), often work weekends and holidays (with no pay increase), few health benefits offered, saturated field makes it a very competitive job market with fewer options (LVNs being phased out by hospitals and other practices for MAs and RNs), stress level.

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in Beeville:
"Wish I knew then what I know now."
If you are able to and want to get your rn. Go soon. One you have kids it is much harder.

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in Los Angeles:
"Under staffed."
Pros: 3 day work week. Accruing PTO.
Cons: Under staffed. No relief for short staffing.

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in Hillsboro:
"Tough Field."
Experience the diffrent types of Nursing out there before makig a solid commitment.

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in Temecula:
Pros: Supposed to have flexible hours/schedule.
Cons: No benefits, no sick time or vacation.

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in Los Angeles:
"Cases are fine, but company doesn't pay the nurse's true wor."
Pros: Flexibility.
Cons: Poor payrates. Stress.

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in San Diego:
"Stay strong."
Being a nurse you're going to have to develop thick skin. Dont take anything personal. Always beware of your surroundings. Be patient with your patients. Some things you're just going to learn out in the field and remember you wont always be the new grad.