(20.) Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook: Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
Higher ratios of registered nurses and licensed vocational nurses
result in higher per-patient costs for nursing-home services.
About 1,700 licensed vocational nurses
, dietary, housekeeping, and other employees settled a week before the registered nurses, but did not end their work stoppage until the registered nurses returned to work.
But licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses
are paid far less, potentially a case of a gender pay gap, at $44,40 on average nation-wide, $47,170 in New York State and $53,720 in Nassau and Suffolk.
The strikers included respiratory therapists, nursing aides, radiologists, certified nursing assistants, MRI technologists, licensed vocational nurses
, surgical technicians, diagnostic sonographers, pathology lab technicians, pharmacy technicians, or technicians and others staff members.
BLS expects much faster than average growth of employment of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses
over the 2008-18 decade.
The technical unit workers include respiratory care practitioners, licensed vocational nurses
, and X-ray technicians at St.
Employees in four other classifications, including registered nurse, librarians, licensed vocational nurses
, and dental technicians, received the 8-percent general increase and an additional 3 percent on January 1, 1985.
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The grant is being used to increase the college's capacity to train, graduate and place more licensed vocational nurses
and registered nurses in the workforce.
The turnover rate is 18 percent among licensed vocational nurses
and 11 percent among clinicians.