Licensed Practical and Vocational Nurses

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Job Description

Care for the ill, injured, or disabled patients in hospitals, clinics, private homes, group homes, nursing homes, and similar institutions. 

Skills and Abilities

Keeping track of how well people are doing, active listening, noticing and solving problems, looking for ways to help, attention to detail, and reacting to others.



Associate Degree or Middle Skill

Job Duties

Administer prescribed medications or start fluids, observe patients and report changes in their conditions after taking medications, and answer patient calls to assist them.


Medical Software

Spreadsheet Software

Categorization or Classification Software

Median Earnings

$21.34 per hour