Licensed Practical Nurse - Nursing Home/LTC Salary in the United States

How much does a Licensed Practical Nurse - Nursing Home/LTC make in the United States? The average Licensed Practical Nurse - Nursing Home/LTC salary in the United States is $54,623 as of May 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $50,710 and $59,547. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Administers nursing care in a nursing home environment under the supervision of a registered nurse or other medical supervisor. Provides basic medical care, including changing bandages, administering prescribed medication, and collecting specimens. Ensures the health, comfort and safety of patients by assisting with bathing, feeding, and dressing. Monitors and reports changes in patient's condition to supervisor. Requires a high school diploma. Requires graduation from approved LPN educational program. Requires a state license to practice. Typically reports to a registered nurse or supervisor. Years of experience may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2023

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