Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Reviews

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

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in Santa Barbara:
"Wonderful and rewarding, but current facility is horrible."
Pros: Patient care and satisfaction. Making a difference in others lives.
Cons: Lack of patient safety and care, poor poor management. My patients deserve better, I want leave but love my patients that deserve the best care.

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 San Clemente:
"It brings me pleasure to serve those in need."
Pros: The work environment can feel like home.
Cons: Underpaid and far.

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in Lubbock:
"Love my job, just wish it was better."
Pros: I love helping others.
Cons: I feel under valued by some, under paid and the work hours are not the best.

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in Sunnyvale:
Pros: Love being a nurse.
Cons: Stress.