Professional licensed registered nurse with 10+ years experience in school office settings providing compassionate and respectful pediatric and adolescent care. Well-versed in strengthening & facilitating the academic system by protecting the health status of students & staff. Experienced in providing competent care for a wide variety of clients with diverse needs.
Strong clinical judgment
Professional phone etiquette
Assess emergencies & react calmly
Proficient in EMR- SNAP
Insulin medication assistance
11/2013 to Current
Substitute School NurseNarragansett Regional School District – Templeton, Massachusetts, United States Currently working as the summer school, extended day, and sports camp nurse to:
Assess, deliver, & coordinate treatment to students as needed
Educate students in life skill class proper hand-washing techniques, hygiene
Maintain documentation on all student interaction
05/2014 to Current
Registered NurseNursefinders – Westborough, Massachusetts, United States Worked at several schools & summer camps throughout Eastern & Central MA
Managedcare for medically fragile students -G-tubes, seizure disorders
Maintain documentation that comply to and are required by a variety of local, state, and federal health regulations.
Ensured external follow-up treatment to students, campers, & adults when required.
Geriatric & Adult daycare centers -motivated adult clients to participate in activities
Trained clients to use INR machine in home for Patient Home Monitoring Company
Performed in home assessments for client\'s LTC Insurance company
12/2013 to Current
Registered NurseReady Nurse Staffing Agency – North Reading, MA 01864 Both Long & short term school nurse for several schools throughout Central & Eastern MA
Administer medications and assist with management of special health care needs of students including diabetes, allergies, and asthma, etc.
Train part-time nurse on SNAP EMR program
Advocated to get walkie-talkie in at least one nursing office for better management of medical emergencies in school
Refer students and/or parents to specialized health resources and/or community agencies
Document all student interaction to maintain up-to-date student treatment records
02/2002 to 06/2012
School NurseGardner School District – Gardner, MA 01440 Key achievements; Helped create & run a Future Nurses\'s Club to educate students on pursuing a career in nursing, spearheaded Fundraiser (with the Future Nurse\'s Club) to get the first AED at the high school, advocated to get a walkie-talkie in nursing office at the high school & causing other schools in district to follow, mentored senior nursing students from area colleges, assisted with setting up various health fairs, & participated in flu clinics for students & their families in the community, and volunteered as nurse for out of state field trips.
Bachelor of Science: Nursing Fitchburg State College - Fitchburg, MA
Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society
Associate of Science: Surgical TechnologySpringfield Technical Community College - Springfield, MA 01105
Certified Laser Technician, Botox/Fillers & Microdermabrasion: National Laser Institute -