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Elizabeth G.

Blanton

EDUCATION
§ Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing; Richmond, VA; January 2016 to present; RN to BSN program, anticipated
graduation, December 2018.
§ Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing; Richmond, VA; September 2006 to August 2008; RN Diploma, GPA: 3.96.
§ University of Virginia; Bachelor of Arts, double major in Economics and French; Charlottesville, VA; May 2001.
§ L’Universite Catholique de L’Ouest; Angers, France; Fall Semester of Junior Year.
§ St. Catherine’s School; Cum Laude; June 1997.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, AND LEADERSHIP


§ License to Practice as a Registered Nurse: VA Nursing License # 0001215631
§ Basic Life Support and First Aid Certification
§ Medication and Administration Training (MAT) Trainer
§ Committee Chair, Private and Parochial School Nurse Special Interest Group, Virginia Association of School Nurses, October
2015 to present.
§ Nationally Certified School Nurse, July 2017

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS


§ 2007 Thomas Robertson Honorary Nursing Award; awarded for academic performance and community service.
§ 2007 Virginia Nurses Association District Five scholarship winner.
§ 2007 Mary Marshall Scholarship Award recipient.
§ 2001 Hunton & Williams Spotlight Award; awarded for “extraordinary commitment to the firm.”

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Lower School Nurse; St. Catherine’s School; Richmond, VA; August 2010 to present. (40hrs+/wk).
§ Provide nursing care, physical screening, and first aid measures for students, faculty and staff as needed.
§ Oversee assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation, management, and referral activities for students.
§ Initiate emergency procedures for students and staff as needed.
§ Prepare and maintain student clinic records and prepare required reports; maintain health and immunization records.
§ Administer daily and PRN (as needed) medications and nursing care procedures prescribed by the student’s physician.
§ Orient and teach staff specific medical procedures for the evaluation and maintenance of medically involved students.
§ Present, train and maintain appropriate standards from OSHA regarding contact with, and possible exposure to blood borne
pathogens and other potentially infectious body materials within the school or employment setting.
§ Provide health education and anticipatory counseling.
§ Maintain clinic equipment and assess the need for consumable supplies on a continual basis.
§ Refer students to school support staff and community health care providers as needed.
§ Teach 4th Grade Family Life class involving female puberty and growing up healthy.
Registered Nurse; VCU Health System, Acute Care Pediatrics; Richmond, VA; October 2008 to October 2010. (24hrs+/wk).
§ Provide direct patient care to pediatric patients and supportive care to families.
§ Educated patients and their families on disease processes, medical-surgical procedures and other aspects of therapeutic regimens,
including medication and pain management techniques.
§ Collaborate effectively with an interdisciplinary team of medical and health care professionals including physicians, dieticians,
social workers, case managers, and physical therapists.
Patient Care Technician; St. Mary’s Hospital, ICU; Richmond, VA; November 2006 to August 2008. (10hrs+/wk).
Client Service Associate; Private Advisors, LLC; Richmond, VA; June 2005 to May 2006. (45hrs+/wk).
Marketing Associate; Private Advisors, LLC; Richmond, VA; December 2002 to June 2005. (45hrs+/wk).
Staff Writer; Suburban Richmond Newspapers; Richmond, VA; June 2002 to December 2002. (45hrs+/wk).
Corporate Paralegal; Hunton & Williams; Richmond, VA; June 2001 to May 2002. (40hrs+/wk).

R.N. DIPLOMA NURSING SCHOOL ACTIVITIES


Head; Honor Council; September 2007 to May 2008
Coordinator for volunteer program with Meals on Wheels; Fall and Spring Semester 2007.
Student Representative; Admission, Progression, and Graduation Committee; Fall Semester 2006.