At CynaMed, we offer exceptional opportunities for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN jobs). If you are interested in a nursing position that offers more flexibility for your busy schedule, we are here to help. You can choose from a variety of work environments that suit your particular experience and skill level. By working as an LPN through CynaMed, you can choose from temporary, part-time, or full-time positions.
LPN Jobs: What are the Responsibilities?
The job responsibilities of an LPN include providing basic medical care to various types of patients. A licensed practical nurse works under the supervision of a registered doctor or a registered nurse (RN).
The duties of LPN jobs can vary based on the work environment they are in. Typically most job responsibilities will include:
- Monitoring the patient’s health by checking their blood pressure, heart rate, and temperature
- Discussing the type of care they provide with the patients and their family members
- Keeping accurate records on their patient’s health
- Administer basic responsibilities such as inserting catheters or treating wounds
- Providing ambulatory care for those who are unable to walk or have mobility issues
- Reporting the status of a patient back to the supervising doctor
What is the Work Environment Like?
Licensed practical nurses are qualified to work in a variety of environments. The most common include residential and nursing care facilities such as nursing homes or assisted living establishments. They also work in hospitals, physician’s offices and in the home healthcare industry.
Working as an LPN can be difficult for some. because they are on their feet most of the day. They also assist many patients who are bedridden, which means there is a lot of lifting involved. Often times nurses work full time and many are required to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
What is the Average Pay for Licensed Practical Nurses?
LPN job average annual pay was reported to be $46,240 in May 2018 by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Licensed practical nurses working for the government, nursing homes, and in the home health care industry made the highest wages; while those who worked in hospitals and physician’s offices made lower wages. The most that licensed practical nurses made was $62,160 while the lowest amount was around $33,680.
What is the Job Outlook for LPNs?
The job outlook for LPN jobs is expected to be good throughout 2028, because the position is projected to grow as much as 11%. This is because as the population of baby boomers gets older, there will also be an increased need for more nurses. That are within the residential healthcare and assisted living environments. Chronic conditions such as obesity, heart disease, and diabetes are becoming even more prevalent. There will be a need for more nurses specialized in these areas for years to come.
Why Should I Find a Job Through CynaMed?
CynaMed currently has LPN career options for Pittsburgh residents. Our team can accommodate your schedule to find the right LPN job for you. We work with reputable healthcare clients who offer competitive wages and flexible schedules.
If you want to apply for one of our LPN positions, you must be qualified and have all credentials necessary to work as a licensed practical nurse.
CynaMed offers dependable nurse staffing solutions for medical facilities in the Pittsburgh area. We have positions available in the healthcare industry on a temporary, part-time, or full-time basis. For more information on our current LPN job offers, contact us today, or apply for the position here on our website. Healthcare provider jobs are currently available in the cities of Franklin, North Hills, Zelienople, Greensburg, and South Hills.