school nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Proactive School Nurse dedicated to providing accurate diagnoses and comprehensive care plans. Responsible team player with 21-year background promoting healthy lifestyles among young children. Expertise in monitoring health of medically fragile and handicapped students and providing first aid. Recognized for compassionate, helpful demeanor and strong communication skills.

  • BLS certification, American Heart Association
  • School Nursing Audiometrist Certification, San Diego State University
  • Administrative
  • Counseling
  • Client
  • Data collection
  • Delivery
  • Diagnosis
  • Direction
  • Documentation
  • Mechanical
  • Nursing
  • Personnel
  • Promotion
  • Safety
  • San
  • Supervising
  • Teaching
  • Validation
Education and Training
University of Phoenix San Diego, California Expected in 2009 MBA : - GPA :
San Diego State University, Hunter College San Diego, New York, California, NY Expected in 2005 BS : Nursing - GPA :
, Expected in 1998 : - GPA :
Boricua College New York, NY Expected in 1990 AA : Liberal Arts - GPA :
  • BLS certification, American Heart Association
  • School Nursing Audiometrist Certification, San Diego State University
Coventry Public Schools - School Nurse
Coventry, CT, 07/2000 - Current
  • Responsible for implementation of a health service program at elementary schools to strengthen and facilitate the educational process by improving and protecting the health status of students and by identification and assistance in the removal or modification of health related barriers to the learning process for individual students.
  • Implementation of the nursing process for the promotion of health, safety, prevention of illness, disability, and the early identification and improvement of health problems that may impact learning.
  • Compare and contrast clinical findings with normal/abnormal variations and developmental events in forming a nursing diagnosis.
  • Involve the client, family, school staff and other healthcare providers, and school community as appropriate, in holistic data collection.
  • Development, validation and documentation of nursing diagnosis.
  • Involved with the school community in formulating culturally appropriate expected outcomes.
  • Development and modification of expected outcomes that provide direction for continuity of care.
  • Development of an individual health plan in conjunction with the school and medical community as appropriate, with implementation strategies for health promotion and disease prevention including, medically fragile student and those with other health conditions.
  • Implementation of care plans utilizing evidence-based intervention and treatments through the use of community resources and systems.
  • Provide health promotion, health teaching, and counseling to the school community.
  • Primary resource in the promotion of self-care and safety regarding health issues.
  • Train and assist Unlicensed Assistive Personnel and Licensed Vocational Nurses in their delivery of health services.
  • Assist administrative staff with the assignment and oversite of trained staff personnel to monitor medically fragile students during transport to and from school.
Southwest General Health Center - Staff Nurse
Strongsville, OH, 11/1999 - 08/2007
  • For 343-bed inpatient hospital, supervising LPNs and Nurses Aides for a 34- bed unit.
  • Coordinate and perform assessments and work with medical staff to create plan of care for wide variety of medical conditions.
  • Key member of interdisciplinary team that included social worker psychiatrists, physicians, and nurses.
  • Assisted with development of care plans and meet with patient families as needed to provide updates and information and address any concerns.
  • Prepare patients for and assist with examinations or treatments.
  • Implemented Emergency Standing Orders per hospital protocol.
  • Implementation of Electrical Therapies such as Defibrilation, Cardioversion, Arterial Sheath Removal and pacemakers.
  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.
  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.
  • Record patients' medical information and vital signs.
  • Order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition.
  • Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
  • Direct or supervise less-skilled nursing or healthcare personnel or supervise a particular unit.
  • Monitor all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity.
  • Assess the needs of individuals, families, or communities, including assessment of individuals' home or work environments, to identify potential health or safety problems.
Southwest General Health Center - Staff Nurse
Middleburg Heights, OH, 05/1998 - 11/1998
  • Provided care of patients on the Medical/ Surgical and Respiratory Care Unit.
  • Conducted admission assessments for a variety of patient populations including Cardiac, Respiratory, Dermatology, Endocrine, Gastrointestinal, General Medicine, Infectious Disease, and Neurology.
  • Performed direct patient care with an emphasis on patient and family education.
  • Provided care of patients requiring invasive/non-invasive mechanical ventilation.
  • Provided care of patients requiring Peritoneal Dialysis.
  • Involved in expansion of knowledge and participation in the development and dissemination of standards.
  • Provided care of patients requiring invasive/non-invasive cardiac monitoring.
  • Implementation of Electrical Therapies such as Defibrillation, Cardioversion, Aterial Sheath removal and pacemakers.

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School Attended

  • University of Phoenix
  • San Diego State University, Hunter College
  • Boricua College

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  • School Nurse
  • Staff Nurse
  • Staff Nurse


  • MBA
  • BS
  • AA

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