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Teddie Joe Snodgrass, RN, MBA, MSN
Critical Care Nursing Services

 

Teddie Joe Snodgrass, RN, Inc.
P.O. Box 29600
Honolulu, Hawai'i 96820

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Date:
From: Teddie (Joe) Snodgrass, RN, MBA, MSN
Re: Registered Nurse Resume

Dear Future Employer:

For those of you that do not already know me, my name is Teddie (Joe) Snodgrass. Most of my close friends do call me Joe and please feel free to do the same. Below is my current nursing resume. You may download and print it by clicking here.

Teddie Joe Snodgrass
P.O. Box 29600
Honolulu, HI 96820
USA

Email: Joe@Hawaiian-Joe.com
Toll Free Voice: 1-888-889-4579 (Delivered To Lap Top)
Business: (808) 265-5533

Registered Nurse Work Experience

Tripler Army Medical Center 1/2006 - Present
1 Jarrett White Road
Honolulu, Hawaii 96859 US
2nd-In-Command & Charge Nurse, Progressive Care Unit

Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center 3/2005 - 1/2006
Durham, North Carolina US Grade Level: AD-01
Charge Nurse, Cardiothoracic & General Medical Surgery
  • Provides leadership and coordination of nursing staff by performing as Charge Nurse of Progressive Care Unit.
  • Makes shift assignments and directs staff in nursing care and activities.
  • Recovers surgical patients for PACU after hours and weekends.
  • Assist MD’s with Anesthesia sedation or surgical procedures such as conscious sedation.
  • Performs duties in phlebotomy and ascertains Arterial Blood Gases as needed.
  • Updates staff, patient senses, and acuity into management systems.
  • Serves as 2nd-in-command in the absence of the Head Nurse.
  • Serves on the Unit Practice Counsel for Relationship-Based Care implementation.
  • Acts as a reference for information for staff members.
  • Serves as Supercharge of critical care units as needed.
  • Admits, transfers and discharges clientele. Assigns beds, admits and transfers from outside the hospital, performs emergency admits and transfers from in-house units.
  • Performs educational requirements as required.
  • Classifies acuity to each client and updates acuity level into UCA Personnel system for nursing assignments and management review.
  • Assist MD's in chest tube insertion, thoracentesis, vascath, endotracheal tube, NG tube, dubhoff and central line insertions.

  • Determines client needs and available resources and provide input to case managers for complex medical cases.

  • Provides extraordinary clientele service with placement and maintenance of IV central, PIC and PICC lines, IV medications, management of chest tubes, telemetry units, cervical collar use, colostomy & ileostomy care, ECG interpretation, endotracheal tube care, glucose testing, medication administration, NG tube care, tracheal suctioning, tracheostomy care, wound care.

  • Provides client and family emotional support and teaching.

  • Recipient of commendations for quality customer service.
  • Consistently received outstanding ratings for personal performance expressing praise and organizational outstanding ratings.



Duke University----TravMed USA, Inc. 11/2004 - 2/2005
Durham, North Carolina US
Pulmonary & Renal Unit Travel Nurse

Duke University Medical Center -------- TravMed USA, Inc. 5/2004 - 11/2004
Durham, North Carolina US
Cardiothoracic Surgery Travel Nurse

Rowan Regional Medical Center -------- TravMed USA, Inc 2/2004 - 5/2004
Salisbury, North Carolina US
Hours per week: 40
Critical Care Services - ICU Travel Nurse

St. Francis Medical Center ------------ Medical Express 11/2003 - 1/2004
Honolulu, Hawaii US
Cardiothoracic Surgery / Renal Transplant Step-down Unit Travel Nurse

  • Provided services for clientele, using the multidisciplinary approach in an acute cardiothoracic population including Heart and Lung transplants, Coronary Artery By-Pass Graft (CABG) Revascularization, Esophagogastrectomy, Thoracotomy, Video Assisted Thorascopic Surgery (VATS), Valve, Aortic Aneurysm surgeries and the management and operation of patient on the HeartMate Extended Lead Vented Electric Left Ventricular Assist System (XVE LVAS)

  • Worked with and administered the following medications in a critical care environment: Adenosine, Amiodarone, Calcium Gluconate, Corlopam, Cyclosporine, Diltiazem, Dopamine, Dobutamine, Dofetilide, Esmolol Hydrochloride, Flumazenil (Romazicon), Heparin, Propranolol, Integrilin, Isoproterenol, Furosemide, Insulin, Lepirudin, Lidocaine, Lopressor, Milrinone, Narcan, Nesiritide, Nitroglycerine, Procanamide, Protamine Sulfate, Quinidine and Reopro.
  • Worked with and administered Heart and Lung Transplant Medications to include immunosuppressant’s Daclizumab (Zenapax), Simulect (Basiliximab), RAT-G (Rabbit Antithymocyte Globulin) (Thymoglobulin), Cyclosporin Capsules Oral Solutions (Neoral), Prograf (FK506), Azathioprine (Immuran), Cellcept (Mycophenolate mofetil), Sirolimus (Rapamune), Prednisone (Deltasone), Acyclovir (Zovirax), Ganciclovir Sodium (Cytovene), Valganciclovir HCL (Valcyte), Nystatin Suspension (Mycostatin), Septra DS, Pancrelipase and Acetylcysteine (Mucocyst).
  • Utilized automated Care-View system for client charting, care plan developing, focus notes and client and family teaching.
  • Performed noninvasive ECG and BP monitoring through telemetry, arterial blood gases, bronchoscopy, Enteral and Parenteral feeding, medication administration, placement of and maintenance of IV, Central, PIC and PICC lines, IV medications, management of chest tubes, telemetry units, colostomy & ileostomy care, ECG interpretation, blood administration, glucose testing, NG tube care.
  • Provides patient and family emotional support and teaching.
  • Implemented and maintained Epidural medications and maintained catheter site sterilization, programmed Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA) medications, Epicardial Pacing and WoundVac machines.
  • Worked with clinical pharmacist and dietitians, teams of pulmonologists, cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, and internal medicine residents on daily basis.
  • Provide strong work ethic example for other staff members.
  • Assist MD’s with Anesthesia sedation or surgical procedures such as conscious sedation.
  • Acts as a reference for information for staff members.
  • Performs educational training for other staff as required.
  • Assist MD's in chest tube insertion, thoracentesis, vascath, endotracheal tube, NG tube, dubhoff and central line insertions.
  • Determines client needs and available resources and provide input to case managers for complex medical cases.
  • Routinely assisted MD’s with bedside thoracentesis surgical procedures, chest tube, Vascath, endotracheal tube and central line insertions.
  • Inserted Dubhoff and NG tubes as needed.

    Supervisor's Name: Mandy Maloney, Supervisor's Phone: 1-800-567-6944



    Beaufort Memorial Hospital ------ Premier Healthcare Professionals 7/2003 - 10/2003
    Beaufort, South Carolina US
    Cardiac Telemetry & ICU Travel Nurse

    Aiken Regional Medical Center ----------- Premier Healthcare Professionals 4/2003 - 6/2003
    Aiken, South Carolina US
    Cardiac Telemetry, Renal & ICU Travel Nurse

  • Provided extraordinary clientele service, using the multidisciplinary approach applied to each client, to an acute hybrid population to include cardiac Coronary Artery By-Pass Graft (CABG) and Cath), renal Peritoneal Dialysis (PD), Hemodialysis (HD), respiratory and general medical surgical clients. Population consisted of clients that were status post myocardial infarction, unstable angina, pre and post cardiac catheterization, angioplasty, stint procedures, electrophysiology study, permanent pacemakers, internal cardioverter defibrillators, dysrhythmia’s congestive heart failure and cycle cell anemia.
  • Provided frequent medication administration to include Adenosine, Amiodarone, Diltiazem, Dopamine, Dobutamine, Hydralazine, Heparin, Integrilin, Furosemide, Insulin, Lopressor, Narcan, Nesiritide and Nitroglycerine.
  • Developed focus notes for client charting, care plans and client and family teaching.
  • Performed noninvasive ECG and BP monitoring through telemetry, Enteral and Parenteral feeding.
  • Performed mechanical ventilation management and Respiratory medication administration.
  • Performed placement of and maintenance of PIV, Central, PIC and PICC lines.
  • Administered IV medications, managed chest tubes, telemetry units, ECG interpretation, blood administration, glucose testing, and NG tube care.
  • Provided patient and family emotional support and teaching.
  • Performed sheath removal after cardiac catheterizations.
  • Implemented, programmed and maintained Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA) medications, Epicardial Pacing and Wound-Vac machines.
  • Worked with clinical pharmacist and dietitians, pulmonologists, nephrologists, cardiologists, general surgeons surgeons, and family MD’s on a daily basis.
  • Provided strong work ethic example for other staff members.
  • Routinely assisted MD’s with minor bedside surgical procedures on an as needed basis.
  • Inserted Dubhoff and NG tubes as needed.
  • Determine client needs and available resources and provide input to case managers for complex medical cases.
  • Possessed the flexibility and resourcefulness required in adapting quickly within a dynamic changing environment.
  • Experienced in all aspects of Team Concept Management and Motivational Leadership Principles.

    Supervisor's Name: Deborah Boddie, Supervisor's Phone: 866-296-3247 Ext: 182



    Roanoke Memorial Hospital 5/2002 - 3/2003
    Roanoke, Virginia US
    Cardiothoracic Surgery Progressive Care Unit Staff Nurse

  • Provided extraordinary clientele service, using the multidisciplinary approach applied to clients in an acute cardiothoracic population including Coronary Artery By-Pass Graft (CAGG) Revascularization, Valve, and Aortic Aneurysm surgeries requiring frequent intervention of cardiac and other medication administration.
  • Performed Bar Code Medication Administration (BCMA) system medication dispensing to clientele.
  • Utilized automated system for client charting, care plan developing, focus notes and client and family teaching.
  • Performed noninvasive ECG and BP monitoring through telemetry, mechanical ventilation care and management.
  • Performed arterial blood gases, bronchoscopy, Enteral and Parenteral feeding, medication administration, placement of and maintenance of IV, Central, PIC and PICC lines as required.
  • Administered IV medications, management of chest tubes, telemetry units, colostomy & ileostomy care, ECG interpretation, blood administration, glucose testing, and NG tube care.
  • Provided patient and family emotional support and teaching.
  • Implemented, maintained and programmed Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA) medications, Epicardial Pacing and Wound-Vac machines.
  • Worked with clinical pharmacist and dietitians, teams of cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, and internal medicine residents and interns on daily basis.
  • Provided strong work ethic example for other staff members in providing client care.
  • Routinely assisted MD’s with bedside thoracentesis surgical procedures, chest tube, Vascath, endotracheal tube and central line insertions.
  • Inserted Dubhoff and NG tubes as needed.
  • Determine client needs and available resources and provided input to case managers for complex medical cases.
  • An excellent communicator that effectively interacts with all levels of management and internal and external clientele.
  • Recipient of commendations for quality customer service.
  • Consistently received outstanding ratings for personal performance expressing praise and organizational outstanding ratings.
  • Possessed the flexibility and resourcefulness required in adapting quickly within a dynamic changing environment.
  • Experienced in all aspects of Team Concept Management and Motivational Leadership Principles.


     

    Other Work Experience

    United States Air Force 5/1976 - 7/1992
    Randolph Air Foce Base, Texas US
    Chief, Personnel Systems Management
     

  • Over 16 years of management and information systems networking experience.
  • Primary member of the team that spearheaded the installation and integration of hybrid $650 million world-wide personnel information system that received a Presidential endorsement from former President, George H. W. Bush.
  • Cleared Top Secret with sensitive deployment data in Operation Desert Storm and other military operations.
  • Instructed academic lessons in Human Relations & Communications, Total Quality Management and Information Systems Retrieval programming.
  • Primary consultant to Wing and Base Commanders, Director of Personnel and Squadron Commanders on system matters relating to personnel information networking.
  • Analyzed, maintained, operated and controlled a world-wide information retrieval system to support system managers and end users of an advanced personnel data system.
  • Managed remote communications processor and associated peripheral equipment for headquarters and deployment requirements.
  • Provided daily reports to commanders and other users in the management of their assigned personnel.
  • Maintained communications and interface between base level systems, headquarters and the Department of Defense Accounting & Finance Office ensuring military personnel received timely and accurate monetary disbursements.
  • Recipient of several commendations for quality customer service and outstanding unit awards.
  • Consistently received outstanding ratings for personal performance.



    Education

    Concordia College and University
    St. John, VI Virgin Islands (USA)
    Master's Degree - 12/2004
    65 Semester Hours
    Major: Nursing
    3.5 out of 4.0


    Golden Gate University
    San Francisco, California US
    Master's Degree - 1/1991
    65 Semester Hours
    Major: Administrative Management
    3.66 out of 4.0

    Valdosta University
    Valdosta, Georgia US
    Bachelor's Degree - 8/1988
    Major: Management

    Wytheville Community College
    Wytheville, Virginia US
    Associate Degree - 5/2002
    Major: Nursing

    Community College Of The Air Force
    Gunter Air Force Base, Alabama US
    Associate Degree - 1/1985
    Major: Resource Management



    Additional Information

    Certificates Of Training

    - Antiterrorism Level 1 Training - March 20, 2008
    - Thumb Drive Training - March 20, 2008
    - US Army G3 Computer Security Training - March 20, 2008
    - Crisis Team Training - October 26, 2007
    - AACN - CCRN Adult Certification Review Course - Hawaiian Islands AACN Chapter - February 5-6, 2007
    - Joint Commission Update 2008 - September 25-26, 2007
    - NSPS HR ELEM / PERF MGT FOR EMPL - January 26, 2007
    - Fundamental Critical Care Support Course - December 13, 2006
    - Sedation / Analgesia For Nurses
    - Critical Care Registered Nurse
    - Advanced Cardiac Life Support
    - Basic Life Support
    - Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives (CBRNE) Agents Training - September 2006
    - Lethal Arrhythmias
    - Personnel Specialist
    - Leadership and Communication
    - Advanced Personnel Data Systems
    - Non-Commissioned Officers Leadership Training
    - Personnel Systems Manager Regional Training
    - Advanced Personnel Data Systems
    - Personnel Systems Manager Training
    - Personal Affairs
    - US Air Force Effective Writing
    - Honeywell Systems Reacquisition Introduction
    - On-Job-Trainer Orientation
    - US Air Force Supervisor's Course
    - Honeywell Systems DMIV QRP/PLP Programming Specifics
    - Non-Commissioned Officers Course
    - Drug/Alcohol Abuse Education
    - Software Systems Testing, Debugging and Troubleshooting
    - How To Manage Resources Safely
    - Honeywell Selective Inquiry System
    - Basic “Atlas” Deferred Inquiry Programming
    - Bioterrorism
    - Combat Skills/Terrorist Training
    - Law Enforcement Specialist
    - Food Service Training
    - Typing
    - Advanced Traffic Techniques
    - Charting Legal Implications
    - Age Specific Competencies
    - Pain Management
    - ECG Interpretation
    - Professional Communication and Documentation
    - Critical Care Course
    - Evidence-Based Practice:The Future of Nursing
    - Critical Thinking: Working Effectively With LPN's & UAP
    - Performance Improvement
    - Focused Physical Examination for The Acute Care Setting
    - Focused Cardiovascular Assessment
    - Focused Endocrine Assessment
    - Focused Gastrointestinal Assessment
    - Focused Neurological Assessment
    - Focused Pulmonary Assessment
    - Focused Renal and Urinary Assessment
    - Overview of Nursing Health Assessment
    - To Sleep or Not to Sleep? A Primer on Insomnia
    - Cardiovascular Anatomy & Physiology
    - Endocrine Anatomy and Physiology
    - Gastrointestinal Anatomy and Physiology
    - Hospice and Palliative Care In VHA
    - Autonomic Dysreflexia: A Medical Emergency
    - Documentation Tips for Nurses
    - Planning for your future: Preparing a Personal Development Plan
     

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