school nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse with 19+ years experience in inpatient, outpatient care and strong focus on school nursing.

Skill Highlights

Assessment of diseases

Vision screening

Hearing screening

Medication Administration

Health Documentation - Health Office

Communication Skills

Preventative Health Education

Education and Training
Winston-Salem State University Winston Salem, NC Expected in 2007 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA : Graduated with Honors Nursing Graduated with Honors
Western Piedmont Community College Morganton, NC Expected in 2001 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA : Nursing
Isothermal Community College Spindale, NC Expected in 1995 Diploma : Nursing - GPA : Nursing

South Carolina Registered Nurse - active (compact state)

Professional Experience
Danbury Public Schools District - School Nurse
Danbury, CT, 08/2015 - Current
  • Provided health services to students with chronic and acute illnesses.
  • Involves developing individual care plans, and emergency care plans.
  • Assess students, address needs and provide treatment per protocol/policy.
  • Administer medications as ordered scheduled and as needed.
  • Train staff on student's medical needs and/or procedures.
  • Maintain compliance of all student's immunizations per DHEC guidelines and complete reports.
  • Plan and oversee Safety Committee and perform safety inspections of school.
  • Promote and implement programs for educational purposes; hygiene, dental, and hand-washing.
  • Implement and schedule Preventative Screening for staff.
Invo Healthcare Associates Inc - Registered Nurse
Clifton Heights, NJ, 03/2013 - 08/2013
  • Provided Pre-Op and Post-Op RN duties for patients scheduled for procedures at Outpatient Endoscopy Center.
  • Provided discharge education and information to patients and family.
  • Provided technical assistance to the physician during Endoscopic procedures.
Wexford Health Sources Inc - Per diem Registered Nurse
Carlisle, IN, 01/2013 - 03/2013
  • Provided end-of-life care to patients and their families/caregiver.
  • Admissions, re-evaluations, and discharge duties for in-home and facility patients.
Danbury Public Schools District - School Nurse
Danbury, CT, 12/2007 - 08/2012
  • Provided health services to students with chronic and acute illnesses/injuries.
  • Identified, planned, implemented and evaluated care plans for students with medical concerns.
  • Provided emergency care for all students, and staff as needed.
  • Trained staff regarding student's health concerns and needs.
  • Maintained compliance of immunizations and health assessments, monitored for communicable diseases and provided preventative measures.
Danbury Public Schools District - School Nurse
Danbury, CT, 11/2006 - 12/2007
  • Same clinical experience in assisting students with medical needs as school nurse role in Rutherford County Schools.
  • As school nurse in Burke County Schools, served three elementary schools.
  • Worked with local health department in coordinating services for students/families.
Bayada Home Health Care - Per diem, Registered Nurse
Jamaica, NY, 09/2006 - 11/2006
  • Managed care for patients with various medical diagnoses; such as, patients with kidney issues requiring dialysis.
  • Administered medications, and performed procedures/treatments as ordered.
  • Provided education on admission, during hospitalization and discharge.
Broward Health - Mental Health Registered Nurse
Coral Springs, FL, 05/2003 - 09/2006
  • Assisted clients diagnosed with a severe and persistent mental illness with highest acuity - ACT (Assertive Care Team) Provided case management services for assigned case load.
  • Scheduled home visits.
  • Coordinated follow-up appointments for clients, medical appointments and scheduled appointments for medication assistance.
  • Assisted physician with client's treatment plan, monitored medication/refills, and resources for obtaining medication prescriptions.
Invo Healthcare Associates Inc - Registered Nurse
Columbus, GA, 05/2002 - 05/2003
  • Managed care for patients on Admission Ward with mental health diagnoses and medical issues.
  • Administered medications and performed medical procedures/treatments as ordered.
  • Assisted treatment team on patient's plan of care.
  • Assigned duties and supervised CNA's assigned to ward.
  • Provided education and support through one-on-one sessions.
Chi Health - Operating Room Registered Nurse
Hixson, TN, 07/2001 - 05/2002
  • Managed care for patients scheduled for surgery (inpatient and outpatient).
  • Maintained comfort and safety for patient prior, during and after surgery.
  • Completed documentation as ordered.
  • Communicated with family members on status of patient during surgery.
  • Assisted as scrub nurse during scheduled surgeries.
Mayflower Detox - Licensed Practical Nurse
Wilmington, MA, 11/1995 - 07/2001
  • Performed duties as LPN on Extended Care Ward - administered medications, provided medical treatments, completed.
  • documentation, monitored safety and assisted doctor during rounds.

National Board Certified School Nurse 8/2008, re-certified 8/2013

CPR, AED American Heart Association, 2015


Case management, Clinical experience, Emergency care, Endoscopy, Immunizations, Mental health,

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School Attended

  • Winston-Salem State University
  • Western Piedmont Community College
  • Isothermal Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • School Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Per diem Registered Nurse
  • School Nurse
  • School Nurse
  • Per diem, Registered Nurse
  • Mental Health Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Operating Room Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Diploma

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