Proactive School Nurse dedicated to providing accurate diagnoses and comprehensive care plans. Responsible team player with 15-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.
I would like to transfer my experience as a school nurse to contact tracing and eventually being able to administer vaccines in the community setting. I have a vast knowledge in community health due to my school nursing background. During the pandemic I would like to be able to utilize this skills to benefit the county.
Ensures the delivery of safe school health services to students and staff.
Provides basic first aid to students and staff and makes referrals for additional care when
Administers medications and treatments to students as ordered by the physician.
Clarifies physician orders and writes procedures for treatment in consultation with the
Utilizes the nursing process to assess student's health needs and develop appropriate plans of
Participates in the hiring of school health assistants.
Trains, supervises, and participates in the evaluation of the school health assistant.
Provides training, consultation and support to school staff and students regarding health
problems and school health issues, and makes referrals as appropriate.
Delegates nursing tasks to school health assistants and other unlicensed personnel in compliance
with COMAR 10.27.11.
Maintains accurate and appropriate records.
Plans, develops, implements and evaluates professional staff development activities and training
programs for health assistants and school staff.
Keeps abreast of current nursing theory and practice and attends professional conferences and
Serves as case manager, coordinator, and integral member of school and interdisciplinary teams
and coordinates the sharing of information as appropriate.
Participates in health promotion and accident prevention activities for students, families, and
Keeps the health services specialist informed of training and staffing needs and concerns.
Collaborates with school administrators regarding school health services issues.
Facilitates the adjustment of students and staff with health related needs to the school setting.
Apprises school staff of health and safety issues.
Maintains confidential information in compliance with nursing practice, state and federal
regulations, and school board policy.
Serves as liaison, consultant, and resource person with students, parents, school staff, related
services personnel, and the community.
Monitors and reports environmental health concerns.
Maintains current licensure in nursing and related certification as appropriate.
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