LPN job market


Hello all.. I'm new to this forum. I'm just wondering if there are any other lpns besides me struggling to find a job in the east valley. I've been an LPN for a while but have mostly just worked private duty homecare for the past 5 years. I find that since I don't have other experience, I don't get called of course. I've tried doing SNF shifts for a registry but have had no motivation to do it lately because I don't enjoy it at all. I was wondering if any of you actually go to places and submit applications beyond just submitting resumes online? By the way, I'm taking Bio 201 at Rio Salado. I'm having a tough time looking for a job and trying to pass a class at the same time :eek:


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You almost need to know someone. A DON at a fcaility, or another nurse. I know it's tough out there! Good luck!


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Specializes in Neuro/Trauma. Has 5 years experience.

Banner Health System is phasing out the LPN role with VERY few exceptions.:cry:


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Specializes in Med-Surg, Step-down and ICU. Has 5 years experience.

Hi I am an LPN and work Peds homecare and enjoy it -i work at one home for an 8hr shift and work mainly with vent kids,but there are other kids with special needs that we serve. I work for Dependable Nurses of Phoenix and they are hiring. They are pretty good to work for ,for the most part. I am in school at U of Phx for my LPN-BSN and will grad next Dec and plan on staying until grad. And you are right it is hard to find anything for LPNs LTC is NOT for me either!

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