How much does an Entry Level LPN make in the United States? The average Entry Level LPN salary in the United States is $42,611 as of May 27, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $38,744 and $47,706. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Medical Assistant/ LPN

Virginia Hospital Center - Arlington, VA

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Sunrise Senior Living - Arlington, VA

What is an Entry Level LPN ?

A licensed practical nurse (LPN), in much of the United States and Canada, is a nurse who cares for people who are sick, injured, convalescent, or disabled. In the United States, LPNs work under the direction of physicians. In Canada, LPNs/RPNs work autonomously similar to the Registered Nurse in providing care and are responsible for their individual actions and practice. In California and Texas, such a nurse is referred to as a licensed vocational nurse (LVN). Another title provided is "registered practical nurse" (RPNs) in the Canadian province of Ontario. A person can generally become an...

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Job Openings for Entry Level LPN
Busy pediatrics office is looking for a qualified LPN!Job Responsibilities: * Triage Patients (Could see up to 44 Patients when supporting the Physician and anywhere from 17 with the Nurse ...
Allegis Group - 35 days ago
University of Virginia - North Garden , VA
Licensed to practice as a Practical Nurse (LPN) in the Commonwealth of Virginia. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required. May require a valid Virginia Driver ...
MyJobHelper - 11 days ago
University of Virginia - Orange , VA
Licensed to practice as a Practical Nurse (LPN) in the Commonwealth of Virginia. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required. May require a valid Virginia Driver ...
MyJobHelper - 3 days ago
Virginia Health Services - Kilmarnock , VA
Virginia Health Services is in search of Licensed Practical Nurses to join our dedicated team here ... Competitive pay rates including higher entry-level salaries among major local health care providers
Glassdoor - 22 days ago
Riverside Health System - Saluda , VA
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) participates in the assessing planning implementation and evaluation of nursing care and provides for the emotional physical comfort and safety of the residents and ...
Riverside Health - ZipApply - 18 days ago
Riverside Health System - Mathews , VA
Be the difference in Mathews, VA as a Licensed Practical Nurse with Riverside Convalescent Center Mathews! The Riverside Care Difference is the way we deliver care and services to the community. Be ...
Riverside Health - ZipApply - 18 days ago

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