Credentialed School Nurse~ Cassandra Ornelas RN, BSN
I feel privileged to be part of the MUS family and enjoy working with your children. I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Cassandra Ornelas aka “Nurse Cassandra”. I started at MUS in August 2013. I have been a registered nurse for 25 years. School Nursing is my passion because it a specialized practice of professional nursing that aims at the advancing the well being of each child, promotes academic success, and facilitates lifelong achievement of students by early identification and treatment of potential or actual health problems.
I am a graduate of Mount St. Mary’s College. I received my Health Science Credential at California State University Northridge. I worked for the Santa Barbara Unified School District for 17 years as a School Nurse prior to working at Montecito Union School District.
Our Professional goal as Credential School Nurses is to help ensure that each MUS student can reach his or her education potential by promoting optimal health and ensuring a safe school environment.
Roles and Responsibility of the School Nurses: