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School Nurses oversee the health of students who are in attendance at academic institutions. Tasks shown on example resumes of School Nurses include teaching staff how to use epipens and administer medications to students while on field trips, and caring for children diagnosed with diabetes and special needs, such as cerebral palsy, learning disabilities, and allergies ranging from mild to severe. Applicants should be able to include a Bachelor's degree in nursing on their resumes, and for those interested, post-baccalaureate School Nurse Services Credential programs are also available and beneficial to pursuing a career as a School Nurse.

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School Nurse

Observed the physical and mental developments of students and provided medical care to students, staff, and visitors, including emergency medical services. Participated in out-of-state school trips.

  • Completed screenings and evaluated medical findings related to health development patterns along with vision and hearing problems.
  • Performed health screenings and assessments for elementary, middle school, and high school students.
  • Conducted physical examination, acquired student's health/developmental history, and determined the appropriate course of action for the child's presenting need.
  • Administered medications and assisted with management of special health care needs, including asthma, diabetes, and allergies.
  • Documented all student interaction. Initiated parental contact and referral to additional school personnel as appropriate.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AAS
Nursing
BS
Nursing
MS
Master of Science
2

School Nurse

Provided health care, first aid, hearing/vision screenings and administered medications

  • Maintained accurate, detailed reports; medication and immunization records
  • Collaborated with physicians and mid-level providers regarding medical findings.
  • Ensured that HIPAA compliance regulations were adhered to.
  • Referred students and/or parents to specialized health resources and community agencies
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
AS
Life Science
3

School Nurse

Created conditions for students to have the fullest possible educational opportunity by minimizing absences due to illness and create a climate of health and well-being in district schools.

  • Conducted school programs of immunization, physical examinations, sight, hearing, scoliosis, and ANTES testing.
  • Provided monitoring and evaluations of student's health and collaborated with health care providers to obtain the appropriate treatment plans.
  • Maintained up-to-date cumulative health records on all students enrolled at the respective campus and individual student treatment records.
  • Assisted the school personnel in maintaining sanitary standards in schools.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AAS
Nursing
Progress
4

School Nurse

Served as sole nurse for 850 student body (grades 5-7) with a wide variety of diverse needs.

  • Supported 12 children with life-threatening allergies requiring EpiPen support.
  • Provided safe, effective medication administration and care for nearly 55 asthmatic children, and nearly 35 ADHD children, and 5 diabetic students.
  • Provided wound care to wheelchair dependent student and changed student twice a day.
  • Developed care plans for several students with a variety of medical conditions including: Muscular Dystrophy, Epilepsy, Multiple Sclerosis, Lupus, Osteoimperfecta, and Diabetes Mellitus.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BS
Nursing
5

School Nurse

Provided first aid, emergency assistance, health assessment and screenings, medication management, health counseling, community resource referrals

  • Taught prevention, health promotion, nutrition, sex education to all, including special needs, cognitively disabled, and non-English speaking students
  • Created, organized, modified data tracking systems for medical records, and state reporting
  • Built structures, systems, and foundation of the health office from the ground up, in a turnaround, bi-lingual, urban high school
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Nursing
BA
French
6

School Nurse

Responsible for providing optimal leaning opportunities by supplying the services needed to identify health-related barriers to education, and by addressing each student's health needs, thereby improving their ability to learn.

  • Provided school health services in accordance with state laws, administrative regulations, and school board policies
  • Assessed and evaluated students to detect health needs and contacted the homes of students regarding health concerns
  • Maintained health records for each student and managed a safe medication administration program
  • Monitored student compliance with state immunization regulations and local policies, and implemented policy on exclusion and readmission of students related to compliance with such regulations, or related to infectious/contagious disease control
  • As appropriate, counseled with students regarding concerns such as sexually transmitted diseases, drug and alcohol abuse,
  • Prepared and submitted reports for the superintendent and State Board of Health
  • Attended committee meetings and conferences regarding health services and curriculum, and collaborated with external
  • Participated in in-service training and professional activities
Candidate Info
33
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
Graduate Studies, Nursing Management
7

Substitute School Nurse

Provided health care, medical treatments, medications to students

  • Accompanied students requiring medical attention and treatment on field trips
  • Managed the health office in the absence of the full time certified school nurse
  • Managed daily operations of family planning clinic, including but not limited to, scheduling and triage of patients, supervising telephone/electronic communications, and maintaining constant efficient clinic flow among staff and patients
  • Collaborated with assistant nursing supervisor to manage staffing and implementation of approved policies
  • Prepared and managed monthly staff schedule
  • Acted as a liaison between the clinic and central administration to resolve issues
  • Chaired monthly staff meetings to address staffing issues
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Nursing And Health Education
AAS
Nursing
BSN
Nursing
8

School Nurse

Provided a diverse range of medical care working with a culturally diverse base of students, faculty members, and parents that included assessing student/faculty in treating numerous illnesses, respiratory problems, cardiac issues, injuries, and general medical conditions.

  • Managed all aspects of clinic operations will that included patient record-keeping, medical supply ordering and inventory management, and patient care quality.
  • Additionally responsible for providing medical care during sporting events that involve dealing with numerous orthopedic injuries, head injuries, and lacerations.
  • Accompanied patients to local Chinese hospital serving as a Mandarin-to-English translator to ensure the delivery of the best quality care when dealing with complex patient diagnoses and to ensure that families/patients understood treatments, medications, or necessary procedures.
  • Maintained the quality of care in Intensive Care Unit with a diverse range of responsibilities that included ICU admissions, critical assessments, and constant patient monitoring.
  • Performed an extensive amount of education for family members to keep them updated on changes in condition or modifications to the current treatment plan.
  • Communicated regularly with physicians to report patient progress or complications and implemented new physician orders to facilitate the patient's recovery.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
9

School Nurse

Accountable as a full time nurse for four pre-school centers totaling 300 students.

  • Responsible for the health and wellbeing of students.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining student health records and updating student
  • Screened students on vision, hearing, dental and growth.
  • Provided first aid and emergency support and treatment to injured or sick students.
  • Provided direct health education, and health counseling.
  • Assisted parents with healthcare resources.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
AS
Applied Science
BS
Nursing
10

School Nurse

Provides nursing services to approximately 400 students from the ages of 6 weeks to 14 years.

  • Oversees the School's nurse program.
  • Works with the School's Risk Manager to develop, update, and monitor school-wide medical policies and procedures.
  • Develops lesson plans and educates over 50 staff and 150 students on anaphylactic shock, administering EpiPens, nutrition, health promotion, and disease prevention.
  • Provides for the health needs of students and maintains medical records.
  • Teaches CPR/AED/First Aid classes to faculty and staff.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Nursing

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