Licensed Practical & 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.
Also called: Charge Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Office Nurse

Knowledge:

    Health
  • medicine and dentistry
  • therapy and counseling
    Business
  • customer service
  • management
    Math and Science
  • psychology
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
    Social
  • looking for ways to help people
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems
    Attention
  • do two or more things at the same time
  • pay attention to something without being distracted
    Hand and Finger Use
  • keep your arm or hand steady

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Self Control
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Concern for Others

Technology:

    Medical software
  • Epic Systems
  • MEDITECH software
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Categorization or classification software
  • Diagnostic and procedural coding software

Education:

    certificate after high school
    some college
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