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Registered Nurse Practitioner

Owensboro, KY
February 21, 2020

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Heather Snowden 270-***-**** Owensboro, KY 42303

Motivated, skilled, and compassionate nursing professional with 10+ years of experience delivering high-quality, evidence- based treatments to patients in critical care settings. Newly graduated Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner with 655 hours of advanced clinical training and didactic preparation to independently prescribe and manage comprehensive care for a broad range of health conditions. Patient-centered clinician; adept at fostering strong rapport with individuals, families and multidisciplinary healthcare providers to improve clinical outcomes. Leverages analytical and critical thinking in addition to strong clinical judgement to coordinate and lead healthcare teams towards to the delivery of safe, effective care to achieve established patient goals and objectives. Eager to deliver top-quality care while driving continuous, widespread healthcare improvements as a Nurse Practitioner. Areas of Training and Expertise Include:

Acute & Critical Care Evidence Based Care Guidelines Comprehensive Health Assessments

Chest Pain Management Patient Safety & Advocacy Diagnostic Testing & Interpretation

Catheter Insertion & Removal

Patient & Family Education

IV Drug Therapy Management

Palliative Care

Advanced Clinical Procedures

Nursing Preceptorship

Education & Certifications

Master of Science in Nursing: Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Concentration, 2019 UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA Evansville, IN

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2015


Associate of Applied Science in Nursing, 2009


Associate of Science in Business, 2005


ANCC Certified, AGACNP-BC, Certification # 201-***-****, (Current) Registered Nurse, Kentucky Board of Nursing, License No. 1122732, (Current) Registered Nurse, Indiana Professional Licensing Agency, License #28253896A, (Current) Emergency Nurses Association, Trauma Nurse Core Course American Heart Association, ACLS Certification, (Current) American Heart Association, PALS Certification, (Current) American Heart Association, CPR Certification, (Current) National Institutes of Health, Stroke Scale Certification, (Current) Clinical Rotation Experiences

Under the preceptorship of physicians and nurse practitioners, acquired clinical exposure and expertise in providing advanced levels of care for adult and older adult patients with minimal supervision or assistance. Demonstrated proficiency in completing full physical exams, ordering and interpreting appropriate diagnostic studies, and accurately diagnosing a broad range of acute and chronic health conditions. Utilized evidence based care protocols to prescribe pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic interventions to optimize patient outcomes in both clinic and hospital settings. Provided education, resources, and support to patients to facilitate an understanding of medical conditions and require care to promote long-term positive results. Completed advanced clinical training in the areas of: FAMILY MEDICINE Owensboro Health Family Medicine, Owensboro, KY - 105 Hours 2019 PULMONARY/CRITICAL CARE Owensboro Health Pulmonology, Owensboro, KY - 80 Hours 2019 CARDIOLOGY/NEPHROLOGY Ohio Valley Nephrology, Owensboro, KY - 120 Hours 2019 ENDOCRINOLOGY Physicians Affiliated Care, Owensboro, KY - 50 Hours 2019 INPATIENT HOSPITALISTS Deaconess Hospital, Evansville, IN - 300 Hours 2019 Professional Experience

REGISTERED NURSE: CVICU Deaconess Health, Evansville, IN 2019 – Present Instrumental member of multidisciplinary healthcare teams providing comprehensive, patient centered care for 1 to 5 individuals per shift with a broad range of acute and chronic medical conditions on a 17-bed cardiovascular intensive care unit. Leverage detailed assessment findings and clinical documentation to plan and administered individualized care. Administer pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic interventions as ordered by physicians. Monitor and record responses to care to maintain patient safety and to ensure care plan efficacy. Counsel patients and their families on disease management, preventative care, and treatment plan compliance to promote positive results. Document all elements of patient care to the electronic health record to comply with rigorous standards of care and federally regulated guidelines.

Recognized as a floor nurse who consistently goes above and beyond to participate in multidisciplinary rounding ensuring positive patient care outcomes.

Plays a pivotal role in engaging and leading team building activities to further enhance the healthcare system and goals for all patients.

Renowned as a leader amongst peers who provides insight and education to others based on personal strengths and experiences as an ICU RN.

REGISTERED NURSE: CRITICAL CARE Owensboro Health, Owensboro, KY 2007 – 2018 Assessed, planned, implemented, and evaluated individualized care for up to 4 patients per shift with a broad range of injuries or illness on a 32-bed critical care unit. Collaborated with multidisciplinary physicians to coordinate and administer integrated care to maximize each patient’s potential for a full recovery. Triaged urgency of care needs and delegated assignments to qualified staff to ensure timely delivery of safe, effective care. Performed skilled bedside procedures including administering PA catheters and arterials, vasoactive drugs, thrombolytic and continuous renal replacement therapies, dysrhythmia interpretation, and chest tube management. Offered education, resources, and support to patients and their families to foster an understanding of diagnosed conditions and requisite care to promote long term positive outcomes. Generated timely, detailed documentation to the patient’s electronic medical record to support continuity of care.

Played a pivotal role in responding to Code Red pages and following through on disposition of patients to ensure safety and optimal health outcomes.

Contributed to unit enhancements in delivery of patient care by reviewing and implementing improvements to clinical approaches.

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