Shelton's Health Services

Health Services

Health Services

School Nursing

School nursing, a specialized practice of nursing, protects and promotes student health, facilitates optimal development, and advances academic success. School nurses, grounded in ethical and evidence-based practice, are the leaders who bridge health care and education, provide care coordination, advocate for quality student-centered care, and collaborate to design systems that allow individuals and communities to develop their full potential. Adopted by the NASN Board of Directors February 2017.

The School Nurse role includes:

  • Provide first aid care and health assessment
  • Write care plans and coordinate the care of students with chronic or acute health conditions
  • Communicate with teachers and staff to ensure the safety and well-being of students
  • Administer medications and monitor delegated medication administration
  • Assist in the evaluation of students for Special Services (Special Education)
  • Coordinate and provide vision and hearing screenings
  • Assist families in accessing health insurance and health care services
  • Educate and train staff on: asthma, life threatening allergies, diabetes, and blood borne pathogens
  • Case management (see information below)

The District School Nurse(s) are flexible as special needs and events arise in the district. To contact the School Nurse directly, you can call your school and ask for the nurse.

  • Bordeaux Elementary: (360) 426-3253, ext: 11000
  • Evergreen Elementary: (360) 426-8281, ext: 12000
  • Mt. View Elementary: (360) 426-8564, ext: 13000
  • Olympic Middle School: (360) 462-6671, ext: 14000
  • Oakland Bay Junior High: (360) 426-7991, ext: 15000
  • Cedar High School: (360) 462-2657, ext: 19000
  • Choice High School: (360) 426-7664, ext: 17000
  • Shelton High School: (360) 426-4471, ext: 16000

District School Nurses

Avet Waldrop RN
[email protected]
(360) 463-6027

Tara Denton RN
[email protected]
(360) 490-8829

Brianna Rasmussen RN
[email protected]
(360) 490-9169

Jaime McClanahan RN
[email protected]
(360) 490-2718

  • 700 S. First St., Shelton, WA 98584
  • p: 360-426-1687
  • f: 360-427-8610

NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT: Shelton School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:

Title IX Coordinator: Tabitha Whiting, Executive Dir. of Human Resources; 700 S. First Street; Shelton, WA 98584; 360-426-1687; Email: [email protected]

Section 504/ADA Coordinator: Ivy Kardes, Director of Special Services; 700 S. First Street; Shelton, WA 98584; 360-426-2151; Email: [email protected]

Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator: Tabitha Whiting, Executive Dir. of Human Resources; 700 S. First Street; Shelton, WA 98584; 360-426-1687; Email: [email protected]

Gender Inclusive School Coordinator: Rich Squire, Safety and Security Manager; 700 S. 1st Street; Shelton, WA 98584; 360-426-6322; Email: [email protected]

You can report discrimination and discriminatory harassment to any school staff member or to the district's Civil Rights Coordinator, listed above. You also have the right to file a complaint.

For a copy of your district’s nondiscrimination policy and procedure, contact your school or district office or view Policy and Procedure 3210 online here: Policy & Procedure - Shelton School District

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