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Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Job Summary: We are seeking a skilled and compassionate LPN to join our healthcare team. The LPN will be responsible for providing direct patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse or physician. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and a passion for helping others.


  • Administer medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician
  • Assist with patient assessments and document findings in the medical record
  • Monitor and report changes in patient condition to the registered nurse or physician
  • Provide patient education and support
  • Assist with activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing, and grooming
  • Ensure patient safety and comfort
  • Collaborate with other healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive care


  • Current LPN license in the state of employment
  • Graduate of an accredited LPN program
  • Basic life support (BLS) certification
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand, walk, and bend for extended periods of time
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Work Environment:

  • Healthcare facility
  • Exposure to infectious diseases
  • May require working evenings, weekends, and holidays

Salary and Benefits: Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid time off.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Lpn

What is the best way to find and hire a Lpn near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Lpn applicants. Employers posting their Lpn job on Indeed get about 12 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Lpn applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Lpn are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 11 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 5 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Lpn positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Lpn role?
SMS has 93% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Lpn job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Lpns are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 149% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Lpn applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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