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Travel LPN / LVN Jobs Salary Insights
Average Travel LPN / LVN Salary
The average salary for a LPN / LVN is $1,489 per week.
Last updated on December 10, 2023. Based on 5,780 active jobs on Vivian.com in the last 7 days.
Travel LPN / LVN Jobs FAQs
What are the best agencies for Travel LPN / LVN jobs?
Does Vivian have any staff LPN / LVN jobs?
As of Monday, December 11th 2023, Vivian has 345 Staff LPN / LVN jobs listed. These jobs pay $33 per hour on average, with the highest-paying job listed up to $52 per hour.
Does Vivian have any per diem LPN / LVN jobs?
As of Monday, December 11th 2023, Vivian has 39 jobs listed for per diem LPN / LVN jobs. These jobs pay $34 per hour on average and up to $47 per hour for the highest-paying role.
Does Vivian have any local contract LPN / LVN jobs?
As of Monday, December 11th 2023, Vivian has 222 listings for local contract LPN / LVN jobs. These jobs pay $40 per hour on average, and up to $56 per hour for the top-paying job listed.
What is a LPN/LVN?
Licensed Practical Nurses and Licensed Vocational Nurses are essentially the same type of nurse only with different job titles. The LVN title is used in California and Texas, while other states use the LPN title. LPNs provide direct care to patients and though they can’t practice independently, they’re considered an invaluable part of the healthcare team. Being an LPN or LVN is a rewarding career path and one that’s projected to grow 9% by 2029 due to increased nursing care needs for an aging population.
What does an LPN/LVN do?
The duties of an LPN/LVN vary based on their work setting and the state in which they work. They must work under the supervision of a registered nurse or doctor, but they sometimes oversee CNAs. No matter the facility, their overall function is to ensure patient comfort and safety. Basic medical duties usually tasked to an LPN/LVN include:
Where do LPNs/LVNs work?
There are several settings where an LPN/LVN may work, but top employers include nursing and residential care facilities, home healthcare agencies, general medical and surgical hospitals, and physicians’ offices. They may also work at assisted living facilities, continuing care retirement communities, outpatient clinics, rehabilitation centers, or specialty hospitals.
What skills make a good LPN/LVN?
Good LPNs/LVNs excel at basic nursing care and effectively assist patients with an infinite amount of patience, empathy, and compassion. They possess excellent organizational and prioritization skills, which helps them keep track of and complete numerous tasks for multiple patients each shift. Other important qualities of successful LPNs/LVNs include interpersonal and communication skills, teamwork, attention to detail, and remaining calm in stressful situations.
How to become a Travel LPN/LVN
Prospective travel LPN/LVN must first complete an approved practical nursing program that provides a certificate or diploma. These programs are often offered at vocational-technical schools and community colleges and usually take about one year to finish. All states require LPNs to be licensed, so upon graduation, they must pass the NCLEX-PN licensing exam. Once licensed, they can pursue employment to gain clinical experience.