Wage and Hour Division (WHD)
Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations
12072 Licensed Practical Nurse II
Provides nursing care requiring an understanding of diseases and illnesses sufficient to enhance communications with physicians, registered nurses, and patients. Follows general instructions in addition to established policies, practices and procedures. Uses judgment to vary sequence of procedures based on patient's condition and previous instructions. Supervisory approval for requested deviations is given routinely. Guidance is provided for unusual occurrences.