school nurse resume example with 19+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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  • Driven nursing professional with 18 years of experience in acute care environments. Talented at conducting patient assessments, developing individualized care plans and implementing prescribed orders. Successful at delivering high-quality patient care to advance recovery goals and improve overall health.

Personable School Nurse offering professional reputation for innovative health and safety planning. Excellent administrative and organizational abilities. Dedicated professional with 6 years of experience working within school systems to provide care to students. Well-versed in carrying out health assessments, advising staff on relevant health topics and promoting weight management, healthy eating habits and appropriate hygiene to student Personable School Nurse offering professional reputation for innovative health and safety planning.

  • Unit administration
  • Wound Management
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Policy and procedure compliance
  • Diabetes management
  • Intravenous Therapy and Blood Withdrawal Certification
  • Workflow and Patient Management
  • Nursing Plan Development
  • Electronic Health Records Management
  • Charting Medication Administration
  • Patient Assessment and Care
School Nurse, 08/2017 to Current
Sca HealthPeridot, AZ,
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Delivered compassionate care to increase comfort and psychological, social and spiritual well-being.
  • Observed and carried out physician and nursing orders.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
  • Oversaw patient immunization, supporting nurses through vaccine-specific training and supervising administration.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
Northeast Rehab Nurs, Aug2014 to 12/2018
Portsmouth Health And RehabCity, STATE,
  • Educated patients on how to live with and appropriately manage chronic illnesses and injuries.
  • Taught rehabilitation nursing techniques to help patients develop self-care skills necessary to transition to independent living.
  • Established long and short-term goals for therapeutic services to encourage patient progress.
  • Structured comprehensive individual recovery plans to assist patients suffering from chronic illnesses and long-term disabilities.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Participated in continuing education programs and workshops to enhance training and nursing knowledge.
  • Maintained infection control logs, streamlined charting process and improved patient outcomes through training and leadership.
Office Pediatric Nurse, 05/2003 to 08/2015
Core Physicians LLCCity, STATE,
  • Administered medications and therapies as prescribed by physicians.
  • Educated patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, disease management, wound management and equipment management.
  • Counseled patients and families to provide psychological, emotional and spiritual support.
  • Devised and modified individualized plans of care and communicated patient needs to supporting healthcare teams, social workers and case managers.
  • Helped pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures.
  • Delivered extensive training and mentorship to registered and licensed vocational nurses to ensure and maintain continuity of care.
  • Treated pediatric patients with minor illnesses, acute and chronic health problems and growth and development concerns.
  • Utilized well-honed communication skills to deliver information to pediatric patients and family members regarding treatment, care and medical options.
  • Documented health findings and information in patients' charts.
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.
  • Assisted patients' parents or guardians by answering questions during appointments and by returning phone calls.
  • Conducted patient assessments by taking vital signs and interviewing about symptoms.
  • Contacted patients with lab results and relayed physician directions or scheduled appointments to resolve.
  • Implemented accurate and timely documentation in electronic client medical records.
  • Scheduled check-up and sick visit appointments for patients.
  • Facilitated medication management and monitored patients for side effects.
  • Offered medical advice based on expertise and physician's directions.
  • Reviewed immunization records and administered necessary immunizations.
  • Greeted patient and caregivers to welcome and guide to exam room.
  • Attended educational workshops to maintain current competency and licensure in pediatric nursing specialty.
  • Attended professional seminars and training sessions to boost skills.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Nursing Practice, Expected in 05/2004 to Stratham Tech - Stratham, NH,
: Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, Expected in to University of Indianapolis - Indianapolis, IN
: Core curriculum, Expected in to Mt Vernon College - Georgetown, DC,
  • CPR certified through American Heart Association
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2002 to present]


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School Attended

  • Stratham Tech
  • University of Indianapolis
  • Mt Vernon College

Job Titles Held:

  • School Nurse
  • Northeast Rehab Nurs
  • Office Pediatric Nurse


  • Associate of Science

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