Elementary School Nurse Resume Example

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(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Attentive School Nurse with 21 years of experience providing medical care and consultation in educational settings. Dedicated to providing thorough health evaluations and accurate diagnoses for students and faculty. Highly organized professional possessing in-depth knowledge of contemporary topics such as pregnancy prevention and infection control protocols. Highly qualified School Nurse with expertise in evaluation and diagnosis. Offering 21 years of nursing experience and outstanding attention to detail. Skilled in coordinating faculty, parents and health care providers to provide complete and comprehensive care for students. Gifted Register Nurse with proven skills in working with RNs in All types of settings to offer top-notch patient care and support. Vigilant, systematic and focused on delivering cost-effective, high-quality medical care. Diligent Nursing professional with demonstrated success in emergency patient care. Agile and responsive to dynamic patient needs and environmental conditions. Team-oriented and reliable with expert healthcare knowledge, clear verbal and written communication skills and sound clinical judgment. Enthusiastic REgister Nurse eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of Tele Health and importance of good communication and training patients. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in this remote position.

  • Infection control measures
  • Privacy and confidentiality
  • Medical consultation
  • Infection Control
  • Health screening
  • Patient Assessments
  • Care planning
  • Medication Administration
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Collecting vitals
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Preventative health
  • Chronic disease management
Lone Star College System Spring, TX Expected in 05/1999 Associate of Applied Science : Nursing - GPA :
Work History
Northwell Health - Elementary School Nurse
Valhalla, NY, 10/2019 - Current
  • Developed care plans and made referrals as necessary for students with health concerns or injuries.
  • Oversaw health services for school of 659 students and faculty.
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to supervising principal.
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to supervising administration and parents.
  • Delivered oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
  • Participated in development of school safety plans to address areas of concern, including CPR and Stop the bleed teaching.
  • Served as liaison between families, school personnel and other healthcare providers on behalf of students.
  • Performed health screening for students and faculty by conducting [hearing] and vision evaluations.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
Oneworld Community Health Centers - Registered Nurse, Newborn Nursery
Omaha, NE, 10/213 - 10/2015
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
Hca - Telephone Triage Registered Nurse
Lewisville, TX, 10/2005 - 10/2013
  • Verified, updated and communicated patient history prior to clinic appointments and procedures with providers.
  • Offered patient education and advice related to and including pre- and post-operative instructions, medication administration, follow-up appointments and symptoms indicating emergency care.
  • Relayed triage information and facilitated communication between provider and patient concerning patient disposition.
  • Performed additional clinic and non-triage nurse duties such as instructing patients in general and specific medical care and health issues and administering or dispensing medication and injections.
  • Counseled patients via telephone according to established guidelines and protocols, advising on provider-established plans of care.
  • Scheduled appointments for patients not requiring emergency services but needing examination from provider and consulting directly with provider as needed.
  • Assisted in management of patient utilization of health care system and provided patient education relative to health care needs, use of community resources and responsibilities of membership in managed care.
  • Coordinated day-to-day clinic activities, including assignment of duties to experienced staff and orientation and training of less experienced clinic staff in specific clinic operations and procedures.
  • Obtained case history and gathered triage information to determine appropriate avenue for care.
  • Suggested appropriate disposition to acting physicians based on assessment.
  • Verified patient insurance eligibility and identified primary care physician, contacting office to obtain patient file.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Reported findings to quality departments after conducting routine restraint audits and worked with team to devise corrective actions for deficiencies.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
Harris Health - NICU Registered Nurse
City, STATE, 10/2015 - 10/2019
  • Administered medications and fluids and checked vital signs on critically ill newborns.
  • Followed all policies, procedures and hospital regulations for protocol compliance and patient safety.
  • Communicated with family members and loved ones to provide information about patient care, treatments and medical options.
  • Crafted tailored nursing care plan for each patient and evaluated it daily for effectiveness.
  • Assessed, evaluated and cared for neonate and pediatric patients.
  • Provided high level of quality care for each and every patient in [18]-bed neonatal ICU unit.
  • Guided patients, caregivers and family members on plans of treatment and helpful resources available locally to support care.
  • Guided and educated patients and caregivers on diagnoses, disease management, preventative measures, medication use and self-care to foster consistency in care administration.
  • Conducted patient assessments, recorded vitals and analyzed records and charts to define care requirements.
  • Offered friendly and efficient service to all customers, handled challenging situations with ease.

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School Attended
  • Lone Star College System
Job Titles Held:
  • Elementary School Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Newborn Nursery
  • Telephone Triage Registered Nurse
  • NICU Registered Nurse
  • Associate of Applied Science

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