Job Description

Join our growing network of dedicated and experienced licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) finding high-paying per diem job opportunities in

Weirton

,

West Virginia

.

LPNs and LVNs provide basic nursing care and treatment to patients under the supervision and guidance of nursing supervisors or physicians. With Nursa, practical or vocational nurses can work in a variety of settings, including nursing and residential care facilities, long-term care centers, assisted living facilities (ALFs), hospitals, home healthcare services, physicians’ offices, and more.

LPN Responsibilities:

Although no two jobs are identical, the following are typical duties of LPNs/LVNs across work settings:

  • Interview patients and record their medical histories
  • Monitor patients’ health by checking their vital signs, including pulse rate, blood pressure, and body temperature
  • Provide basic patient care and comfort, including changing bandages and helping with activities of daily living, such as bathing and eating
  • Observe, record, and report changes in a patient’s condition to registered nurses (RNs), advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), or physicians
  • Document patient care and maintain health records
  • Maintain patient confidentiality
  • Perform or assist in clinical tests, such as phlebotomy duties and urinalysis
  • Maintain safety standards and infection control procedures

LPN Qualifications:

The following are qualifications required of LPNs/LVNs working with Nursa and fundamental skills in the nursing profession:

  • Current and valid practical or vocational nurse license
  • Ability to work both without immediate supervision and as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to provide compassionate and reliable care
  • Good time management, organization, and problem-solving skills

LPN Benefits:

Licensed practical and vocational nurses who find jobs with Nursa enjoy all of the following advantages:

  • Flexible scheduling to accommodate a variety of preferences and lifestyles
  • Competitive hourly rates
  • Fast and straightforward payments
  • User-friendly platform and downloadable app for easy job booking 
  • Access to a wide range of per diem jobs and other short-term assignments
Get Started in Minutes:
Nursa enables licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) to work when and where they want. Get started in three easy steps:
  • Set up an account
  • Upload your licenses/certifications
  • Request shifts

About Required LPN License:

To pursue practical or vocational nurse licensure, an individual must complete a state-approved educational program, which takes approximately one year. A candidate must also pass National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN) and fulfill other state-specific requirements, including completing a licensure application and paying the respective fee. After obtaining licensure, LPNs/LVNs must renew licensure periodically, following their state’s requirements.

About Location:

West Virginia has the nickname "The Mountain State" due to its mountainous topography. The state offers stunning landscapes and great history, making it a great destination for visitors and locals alike. Nursing professionals visit West Virginia to pick up per diem shifts due to its abundance of job opportunities and low cost of living.

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Weirton

Weirton, West Virginia is a great place for healthcare workers to pick up PRN shifts! Located in the northern panhandle of the state, Weirton offers the convenience of being close to Pittsburgh while still having a small-town feel. With plenty of local attractions, healthcare workers enjoy the opportunity to explore the area while taking on extra shifts. The city's proximity to Pittsburgh ensures that there are plenty of job opportunities for healthcare professionals.

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West Virginia

Want to find high-paying per diem shifts near you? Nursa is an online healthcare marketplace that connects clinicians and jobs.

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To become a licensed practical or vocational nurse (LPN/LVN) and maintain licensure, a candidate must complete a state-approved educational program, pass a standardized test for LPNs/LVNs, and fulfill other state-specific requirements.

License Type
Average Pay Per Hour
$
41.24
Date Posted
September 6, 2023
Valid Through
October 30, 2023
Type Of Shifts
Per Diem

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