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HEALTHCARE

CAREER TYPE

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE

Help others while making a great living for yourself. Be a Licensed Practical Nurse.


CAREER TYPE KEY FACTS

Salary Range Potential: 
$31,444-$53,551 /YEAR

Education Required:
COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Skills Needed:
PROBLEM SOLVING, MATHEMATICS, BASIC COMPUTING, COMMUNICATOR, FLEXIBILITY, CRITICAL THINKING, ATTENTION TO DETAIL

Types of Employers:
HOSPITALS, NURSING HOMES, DENTAL OFFICES, MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTIONS, PRIVATE HOMES, COMMUNITY HEALTH CLINICS, PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENTS

Licensed Practical Nurse

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Job Overview

SUMMARY:

Earn up to $50,000 or more as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Learn more about this rewarding career and training options available in Mississippi.

JOB OVERVIEW:

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) are certified healthcare professionals who play a vital role in providing basic patient care. Working under the supervision of either a Registered Nurse (RN) or doctor, LPNs help patients in many ways, from collecting admissions information to preparing for medical examinations to administering medicines and injections prescribed by the physicians.

One of the best things about being an LPN is that jobs are available virtually everywhere across the country. Wherever you choose to live, you can expect job opportunities near you in hospitals, medical clinics, residential care facilities and other healthcare environments. LPNs are in high demand now and the demand is projected to continue growing in the future.

You can become an LPN with just two years of community training, so learn more about this rewarding career today.

Salary Comparison

AVERAGE MISSISSIPPI WAGES

  • RESTAURANTS & BARS - $13,925

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  • ARTS, ENTERTAINMENT & RECREATION - $20,177

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  • RETAIL TRADE - $24,956

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  • REAL ESTATE RENTAL & LEASING - $34,172

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  • TOTAL PRIVATE SECTOR - $37,282

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Find Training Programs Near You

Coahoma Community College:

Ms. Lorean Willingham
Director, Associate Degree Nursing Program
662.621.4694

Copiah-Lincoln Community College:

Ms. Mary Ann Flint
Director, Associate Degree Nursing
601.643.8414

East Central Community College:

Dr. Sheryl Allen
Dean of Healthcare Education and Director of Associate Degree Nursing
601.635.6294

East Mississippi Community College:

Ms. Patricia L. Clowers
Director of Nursing and Allied Health
662.243.1998

Hinds Community College:

Dr. Libby Mahaffey
Dean, Nursing and Allied Health
601.376.4950

Holmes Community College:

Dr. LaWanda Herron
Director, Department of Associate Degree Nursing
662.227.2305

Itawamba Community College:

Dr. Tamar Lucas
Interim Program Director, Associate Dean of Nursing
662.620.5218

Jones County Junior College:

Ms. Erin Knight
Chair, Division of Associate Degree Nursing
601.477.4019

Meridian Community College:

Dr. Betty W. Davis
Dean of Nursing, Department of Associate Degree Nursing
601.484.8745

Mississippi Delta Community College:

Ms. Denise Gardner
Director of Nursing
662.246.6410

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College:

Ms. Debra Buie
Chairperson, Nursing Department
Tradition (Bryant) Center
19330 Hwy 67
Biloxi, MS. 39532
228.267.8642

Northeast Mississippi Community College:

Dr. Camille Beals
Director, Associate Degree Nursing
662.720.7773

Northwest Mississippi Community College:

Dr. Denise Bynum
Director of Nursing
662.562.3498

Pearl River Community College:

Dr. Arlene C. Jones
Director of Nursing Education
601.403.1018

» Southwest Mississippi Community College:

Dr. Melissa Temple
Director of Nursing
601.276.3850

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