Licensed Practical Nurse Salary in United States

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Average Salary for Licensed Practical Nurse in United States

The average salary of a(n) Licensed Practical Nurse in United States is $49,193.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Licensed Practical Nurse in United States is $23.65.

The average bonus of a(n) Licensed Practical Nurse in United States is $723.00.

Job Description:

Cares for and gives prescribed medical personal care services to ill, injured, convalescent, and disabled patients in such settings as hospitals, clinics, private homes, schools, sanitariums, and similar institutions. Takes and records patients' vital signs. Dresses wounds, gives enemas, douches, alcohol rubs, and massages. Applies compresses, ice bags, and hot water bottles. Observes patients and reports adverse reactions to medication or treatment to medical personnel in charge. Administers specified medication, orally or by subcutaneous or intermuscular injection, and notes time and amount on patients' charts. Requires an LPN or LVN license. Assembles and uses such equipment as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, and oxygen suppliers. Collects samples, such as urine, blood, and sputum, from patients for testing and performs routine laboratory tests on samples. Sterilizes equipment and supplies, using germicides, sterilizer, or autoclave. Prepares or examines food trays for prescribed diet and feeds patients. Records food and fluid intake and output. Bathes, dresses, and assists patients in walking and turning. Cleans rooms, makes beds, and answers patients' calls. Washes and dresses bodies of deceased patients. In home care environment, serves as a liaison between the client and the private duty staff, and assesses the client's condition and the home environment. Provides health care instruction to patient and family members. May provide medical treatment and personal care to patients in private home settings. May assist in delivery, care, and feeding of infants. May inventory and requisition supplies. Less

Cares for and gives prescribed medical personal care services to ill, injured, convalescent, and disabled patients in such settings as hospitals, clinics, private homes, schools, sanitariums, and similar institutions. Takes and records patients' vital signs. Dresses wounds, gives enemas, douches,... More

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