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LPN Jobs in Washington

LPN Salary: Washington vs National Salary Comparison

Source: BLS State Cross-Industry Estimates 2015

Washington LPN Employment and Jobs Outlook

To become an LPN in Washington, individuals must be complete a state-approved nursing program. Once that is complete, he or she must sit and pass the NCLEX-PN exam—the required state-test to show proficiency.

In order to receive state licensure, the applicant must submit an application to the state of Washington Department of Health, including:

  • Official transcript from state-approved nursing program
  • Proof of passing score of the NCLEX exam
  • Submit fingerprints for a FBI background check
  • Complete a personal information statement that includes information about physical and mental health status, lack of impairment due to chemical dependency/substance abuse, felony convictions, disciplinary actions, and other areas
  • Completion of 7 hours of required HIV/AIDS training

Washington LPNs must renew their license every year on or before their birthday. A continuing competency program is in place requiring 531 practice hours and 45 continuing education hours every three years.

NCLEX Exam Information

Before a practical nursing program graduate can receive licensure, they must first sit for and pass the NCLEX-PN examination. Your LPN program coursework should adequately prepare you for this important exam. To read more about the NCLEX-PN exam, please visit our overview page here. In addition, our NCLEX-PN practice test is available to help students prepare and study.

LPN Reciprocity and eNLC

Washington is not a state that has opted in to the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC), so those rules do not apply. LPNs who have a valid license in another state can apply for licensure in Washington by endorsement by submitting proof of current licensure and having passed the NCLEX.

In addition, applicants must also submit:

  • Fingerprints submitted digitally to the state
  • Authorization for release of FBI information for criminal background check

Washington also allows foreign applicants with LPN equivalent background to apply for licensure in the state. In order to do so, applicants must submit their transcripts for a course by course evaluation with a state-approved evaluation service, pass an English language proficiency exam, complete a Personal Vocational Relationship Course online, submit fingerprints for a background check and pass the NCLEX exam.

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HCR ManorCare | Vancouver, United States

The Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN is responsible for supervising nursing personnel to deliver nursing care and within scope of practice coordinates care delivery, which will ensure that patient s ...

Posted By: HCR ManorCare 4 days ago

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You have a driver's license and auto insurance * You have a 4-door from 2004 or newer * *car year may vary by region Additional Information Lyft is a great opportunity for those looking for part-time ...

Posted By: Lyft (Direct) 11 days ago

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Supplemental Health Care | Coupeville, WA, USA

We have a 4-week travel contract for an LPN that has a min of 2 years working in Long Term Care or Skilled Nursing. The LPN will work day shift, with rotating days off in the week. (But always day ...

Posted By: Supplemental Health Care 6 days ago

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Supplemental Health Care | Spokane, WA, USA

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Confluence Health | Moses Lake, Washington, USA

Washington State Department of Health -LPN license or Interim LPN license. Desired: Previous experience in an ambulatory care setting or specialized experience important to the function of the ...

Posted By: ExperiencedAliedHealth 22 days ago

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Life Care Centers of America | Kennewick, WA, USA

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Uber Driver Partners | Bellingham, United States

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SAT Healthcare | Tacoma, WA, USA

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Therapia Staffing | Tacoma, WA, USA

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Supplemental Health Care - Washington | Federal Way, WA, USA

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Brookdale | Federal Way, WA, USA

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Centra Healthcare | Puyallup, United States

Centra Healthcare Solutions is seeking an experienced Licensed Practical Nurse that is licensed or in the immediate process, and qualifies, of obtaining LPN licensure in WA to work in the specialty ...

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Genesis Healthcare | Puyallup, WA, USA

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Sunrise Senior Living | Kenmore, United States

Working here is an unbelievable privilege and it will be something I carry with me for the rest of my life!" - Sunrise Team Member At Sunrise, our The Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational ...

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The Vancouver Clinic | Vancouver, WA, USA

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Favorite Healthcare Staffing | Steilacoom, USA

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