OK. I hope this is not a repeat. I don't know what I hit the last time I was posting.
Last year was my first year as a school nurse. I didn't even know it was school nurse's day until my Principal announced it over the intercom and encouraged everyone to stop by the clinic to show appreciation. I received a gift card
from the Principal and AP, a bracelet from some of the ladies up front/para's, one teacher had her class make me a poster, and another teacher had each of her students make me a card, I got some emails and several stopped by the clinic. I felt very special.:redpinkhe I have to say I love my school (an elementary school of just under 400). Everyone is great to work with, genuinely care about the students and are always appreciative. Of course there are always a few issues here and there, but that's just life.
By the way, I think this is my first time posting even though I've been reading since I got my interview for the job last year. I'm an RN, BSN. Have been for 10 years though I've only worked about 5 of those (took some time off with my little ones). I've worked for a large family practice and done home health. I'm a wife and mom to 3, 2 of which go to the school where I work. The 3rd will be there next year.
Like I said, I love my school. The pay is piddly but I love love love the hours and being involved in the school where my kids go. I enjoy taking care of the children and being mostly independent, though sometimes it's a little scary when there's no second opinion right at hand. I've always enjoyed reading the posts on this board. Feel like I know a lot of you.