(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Professional Summary

Focused and friendly School Nurse offering 7 years of experience providing care to students at the Elementary and High School level. Known professionally for working effectively within education systems to develop innovative public and health and safety initiatives. Exemplary organization and administrative skills. Utilizes 20+ years of nursing experience in various specialties of nursing. Dedicated to providing thorough health evaluations and accurate diagnoses for students and faculty.

  • Critical Thinking
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • First Aid
  • Microsoft Office
  • Multi-tasking
Black River Technical College Pocahontas, AR Expected in 12/2010 Associate of Science : Nursing Science - GPA :
Cotton Boll Technical Institute Paragould, AR, Expected in 06/2000 Diploma of Practical Nursing : Practical Nursing - GPA :
Work History
American Red Cross - RN, Paragould High School
Bloomington, MN, 08/2018 - Current
  • Administered medications and treatment to students.
  • Maintain optimal supply levels in school health office to meet typical student needs.
  • Assessment of students sent to the health office and administer care/first aid as needed based on assessment.
  • Communicate with parents, school administration and physicians to ensure student health needs are being met in the school setting.
  • Development of individualized healthcare plans for students based on medical needs.
  • Provide Hearing, Vision and BMI screenings for students based on state requirements for new and returning students.
  • Audit student records to ensure all students meet vaccination requirements. Educate parents about missing immunizations and where to obtain them.
  • Communicate with teachers and staff to ensure the safety and health of students.
  • Assist with contact tracing and notification of parents for students affected by Covid-19.
  • Maintain records of student quarantine status to ensur3e quarantine requirements are met prior to students returning.
  • Communicate with athletic trainers to ensure athletes affected by Covid-19 begin the return to play protocol upon returning to school.
  • Provided medical consultations to other school personnel to promote well-coordinated school health and safety efforts.
  • Served as liaison between families, school personnel and other healthcare providers on behalf of students.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and workshops.
  • Oversaw health services for school of 900 students and faculty.
Medical Search International - RN Staff Nurse
Los Angeles, CA, 10/2014 - 08/2018
  • Gathered patient health data through interviews and observation, documenting data in electronic records.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Performed various nursing interventions such as wound dressing, vital sign monitoring and specimen collection.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Verified patients had information necessary for ongoing care, providing guidance on diagnoses, management of medications and prevention methods.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Identified patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with patients and families.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Effectively prioritized assignments, executing care based on each patient's relative condition and delegating tasks to available personnel deliver safe and efficient care.
  • Communicated any changes in plan of care to patient and/or caregivers.
  • Ordering of all testing requested by physician and obtaining prior authorization if required.
  • Calling in refills of medications for patients as needed to prevent gaps in treatment.
  • Established staffing schedules and assignments based on facility needs and staff availability to ensure optimal staffing and coverage of absences and scheduled vacations.
St Bernard's Hospital, 4 East - RN Floor Nurse
City, STATE, 01/2011 - 10/2014
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Provided clinical instructions to orient new nurses and potential student nurses to achieve training outcomes.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for patients on a Pediatric/Post-Partum/Women's Health unit, providing direct care, delegating nursing assignments, and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Analyzed and interpreted patients' histories, symptoms, physical findings and diagnostic information to develop appropriate diagnosis.

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  • Black River Technical College
  • Cotton Boll Technical Institute

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