Public health nurses are an important part of the healthcare system of the USA. They provide door to door health services which includes vaccinations, disease management and case management for chronic diseases.

Public health nurses are required to provide high quality health services akin to both chronic and other diseases. They provide skilled nursing services to people at their homes and also educate them on recognizing early symptoms of disease.

 

 

 

Public Health Nurse Resume Sample

JENNIFER CONNELLY
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4892 Perry Lucas Road, Harrah, OK 33303, Tel: (209) 999-9654, Email:

*Nurse – Public Health*

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Over five years of experience working in as a community health nurse. Recent experiences include planning and executing community health programs for my assigned community. Hands on experience in providing primary care for acute and chronic diseases and teaching patients the symptoms of disease. Conversant in providing in-home healthcare ranging from pre-natal to geriatric care.

LICENSURE
Current RN license

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Mayo Clinic, Harrah, OK
Community Health Nurse | Feb 2008 – Present
• Provide nursing care to patients in assigned area
• Educate patients to recognize the early signs of disease
• Work with patients to assess their needs and strive to fulfill them
• Administer oral and inject-able medication

Family Health Hospital, Harrah, OK
Staff Nurse | Oct 2007 – Jan 2008
• Provided direct patient care under the supervision of the head nurse
• Managed and executed individually based care plans for patients
• Assisted patients with managing personal needs on a day to day basis
• Recorded vitals and administered medication as required
• Prepared patient reports and managed records

EDUCATION
Bachelor’s in Nursing – 2006

OTHER STRENGTHS
• Excellent understanding of medical terminology
• Exceptional communication skills
• Ability to work on a rotating shift
• Working knowledge of CPR and First Aid
• Knowledge of public health issues