A licensed vocational nurse or LVN is responsible for providing direct patient care under the supervision of a doctor or registered nurse. Whether you are a newly graduated nursing professional or you possess extensive experience in the nursing field, it is essential that you build a professional resume to apply for LVN job. As an LVN, your resume should focus on your education, relevant experiences and expertise.

Position Requirements

• U. S. Citizenship, holder of a LVN license from a state accredited school of nursing

• Should be bilingual (English and Spanish)

• Some experience in healthcare arena

• Physically capable to initiate crisis intervention measures

• Demonstrated ability to provide a full range of practical nursing care to patients.

See also: Cover Letter for LVN Resume


LVN Resume Sample



68999 West ridge • Harbor City, CA 68887
Residence: 767-233-4356 • Cellular: 367-409-0300 • Email: Stacy.LVN @ email . com

❖❖ Licensed Vocational Nurse ❖❖

Performance Summary: Patient-focused, competent healthcare professional with 7 years of acute care experience at hospitals, outpatient clinics and nursing homes. Track record of establishing constructive and healthy relationships with patients and their families. Remarkably expert in providing accurate physical, mental and preventive health care. Honestly initiates, performs and complets assigned duties without supervision. Thorough understanding of LVN scope of practice.


Licensed Vocational Nurse – LVN
Memorial Hermann Healthcare System – Houston, TX | May 2012 – Jun 2013

• Prepared, administered, and appropriately documented actions taken specific to commonly prescribed oral, topical, subcutaneous, intramuscular, or intravenous medications
• Appropriately carried out assigned patient care based on the patients’ conditions
• Keenly observed for physical or emotional changes in patient’s condition and accurately documenting noted changes
• Methodically performed support duties for complex diagnostic tests or specialized practices such as preparing the patient, assisting in the diagnostic examination, preparing and handling specialized and monitoring the patient’s condition before, during, and following the procedure

Licensed Vocational Nurse – LVN
Benchmark Healthcare – Austin, TX | Sep 2010 – May 2012

• Explained procedures and treatments to residents to gain cooperation and understanding
• Accepted medications from Pharmacy and conducted med count reconciliation with delivery personnel
• Made notations on 24 hr. report throughout the shift
• Transcribed physician’s orders to resident charts, flow sheets, medication/treatment records and care plans as required
• Conducted frequent rounds to check on residents and evaluated effectiveness of care delivery
• Participated and attended scheduled in-services and staff meetings punctually

Certified Nursing Assistant – CNA
Great Lakes Home Health Services Inc. – Aransas Pass, TX | Apr 2007 – Sep 2010

• Checked in-patients, took vitals sign history and nature of complaint
• Answered phone calls regarding medical questions and supplied inventory
• Called in prescriptions to pharmacy, initiated and followed-up with lab and radiology
• Maintained accurate records for special test and equipment


BSc (Hons), Nursing – North City University – Harbor City, CA – 2009

Associate of Science in Nursing – State College, School of Nursing – Columbus, TX – 2007


• Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLA)
• Basic Life Support (BLS)


• Current Driver’s License
• Bilingual: English and Spanish
• Good command on computers