School Nurse resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Experienced Hospice Nurse with background in home and institutional care. Works gently with patients and family to provide comfort and palliative care. Supports family with extensive resources and information concerning end-of-life events and expectations. Maintains round-the-clock availability to patients and families. Well-rounded and personable Hospice Nurse determined to give patients superior level of care while ensuring dignity. Proudly offering more than 3 years' expertise in nursing field. Smart and attentive Hospice Nurse gifted in calming both patients and caregivers through dynamic listening and interpersonal skills. Considered valuable asset in helping to manage pain and patients' needs.

  • Nursing Consultation
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Care Coordination
  • Decision Making
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Medication Administration
  • Medical Recordkeeping
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Patient Care Oversight
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Critical Thinking
  • Student Precepting
Work History
School Nurse, 02/2022 - Current
New Jersey Institute Edison, NJ,
  • Developed care plans and made referrals as necessary for students with health concerns or injuries.
  • Protected patients and healthcare team members from infection by sterilizing equipment and reusable supplies.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Oversaw health services for school students and faculty.
  • Served as liaison between families, school personnel and other healthcare providers on behalf of students.
  • Participated in development of school safety plans to address areas of concern.
Hospice Admissions Nurse, 11/2018 - Current
Lowell General Hospital Chelmsford, MA,
  • Taught family members and caregivers various ways to manage patients' pain, how to check for vital signs and proper methods for dressing changes.
  • Developed and implemented individualized care plan for each hospice patient while following physician instructions.
  • Established and maintained successful relationships with patients, families and physicians by utilizing exemplary communication and active listening skills.
  • Provided high level of quality, compassionate care to patients and caregivers during each nursing shift.
  • Offered listening ear to both patients and loved ones to meet emotional and mental, as well as physical needs.
  • Recognized and understood specific stages of dying process, providing comfort-based care during vulnerable times.
  • Established hospice care services for elderly and disabled patients.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Advocated for and strived to protect health, safety and rights of patient.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
Bedside Nurse, 11/2017 - 11/2018
First Transit Portland, OR,
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Conveyed treatment options, diagnosis information and home care techniques to patients and caregivers to continue care consistency.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Participated in evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Accurately documented treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Recorded details regarding therapies to keep patient charts updated.
  • Advocated for and strived to protect health, safety and rights of patient.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
Call Taker, 07/2008 - 06/2017
American Ambulance Service Inc. City, STATE,
  • Enhanced productivity by guaranteeing timely emergency response with no service delivery issues.
  • Received public emergency and non-emergency calls and supervised response prioritization in order to effectively dispatch official units such as police, fire and EMS while tracking data in real-time environments.
  • Answered calls from automatic routing system and took basic information from callers.
  • Read system maps and caller information, and documented details in system.
  • Relayed latest information to first responders via electronic means, telephone calls and radio responses.
  • Used Microsoft Word and other software tools to create documents and other communications.
  • Improved operations through consistent hard work and dedication.
  • Developed and maintained courteous and effective working relationships.
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 07/2017
Chamberlain Collage of Nursing - Miramar, FL,

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School Attended

  • Chamberlain Collage of Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • School Nurse
  • Hospice Admissions Nurse
  • Bedside Nurse
  • Call Taker


  • Bachelor of Science

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