Outlines the need, importance, and job details of a necessary healthcare position
San Francisco, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/18/2013 -- The healthcare industry is seeing a large growth in demand for qualified individuals across its many fields, and Licensed Practical Nurse is one of the most needed and necessary positions for the field. The growing number of LPNs that are expected to retire within the coming decade drastically inflates the necessity for new qualified individuals to be prepared to take over the vacant positions. OnlineLPNPrograms.net has created an infographic outlining the need for the position, as well as the growing need for career individuals ready to take over the available positions, in a new infographic.
In the infographic, OnlineLPNPrgrams.net noted that in 2010 the licensed practical/vocational nurses had about 752,300 jobs overall. It also pointed out that the jobs spanned a wide range of environments, noting that LPNs can often gain employment almost anywhere within the healthcare field.
According to the infographic, the salary average ranges from $35,020-$44,690 depending upon position gained. In may of 2010, the median across all LPN/LVN positions within the United States reached $40,380, or $19.42 per hour.
OnlineLPNPrograms.net noted that the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics stated that the change of employment from 2010-2020 would be 22% and 26% in the LPN/LVN and Health Technologists and Technicians positions respectively. The Bureau's statistics also noted that there was a predicted 14% overall turnover across the board in the healthcare positions.
The work of an LPN/LVN can be a challenging, yet rewarding, position according to the infographic, which notes the many functions of the position. Working nights, weekend, and holidays, including double-shifts is included in the necessary functions of the positions. Assisting patients in all aspects, and being a monitor of overall health for patients, as well as the ability to discuss proper action with both doctors and patients are important capabilities of a nurse as well. There are also plenty of occupational hazards with the job, all fueled by want to truly help individuals that need it.
The Online LPN Programs website is designed to help assist visitors interested in looking into the fulfilling positions of a Licensed Practical Nurse. Learn what it takes, what you can expect, and just how you can help in one of the most life-fulfilling jobs in the world. See their newly released infographic here - http://www.onlinelpnprogram.net/lpn-careers-on-the-rise-infographic/.
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