Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

Care for ill, injured, or convalescing patients or persons with disabilities in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, private homes, group homes, and similar institutions. May work under the supervision of a registered nurse. Licensing required.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Self Control * Integrity * Stress Tolerance * Concern for Others * Cooperation * Adaptability/Flexibility * Initiative * Social Orientation

Representative Tasks * Administer prescribed medications or start intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patients' charts. * Observe patients, charting and reporting changes in patients' conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and taking any necessary action. * Measure and record patients' vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration.


Health Care & Social Assistance,

Job Family Healthcare Practitioners and Technical

Sample Job Titles Charge Nurse, Clinic Licensed Practical Nurse (CLINIC LPN), Clinic Nurse, Home Health Care Provider, Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Licensed Practical Nurse, Clinic Nurse (LPN, Clinic Nurse), Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Nursing Technician, Office Nurse, Pediatric Licensed Practical Nurse (PEDIATRIC LPN), Private Duty Nurse, Triage Licensed Practical Nurse (TRIAGE LPN).