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certified respiratory therapist resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Summary

Seasoned Respiratory Therapist with 20+ years of experience in healthcare locations and community-based settings. Highly skilled in patient assessments, blood gas analysis and interpretation and airway management. Successful at implementing best practices to advance respiratory therapy outcomes. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success. Confident and well-trained Respiratory Therapist with proven expertise in diverse modalities for managing respiratory symptoms, assessing patients and treating conditions. Analytical in approaching problems to meet patients' needs and achieve optimal outcomes. State-registered, fully certified and ready for fast-paced, challenging work. Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth.

Skills
  • Infection Control
  • Team Collaboration
  • Equipment Cleaning
  • Equipment Setup
Experience
Certified Respiratory Therapist, 04/2022 - Current
Department Of Veterans Affairs Huntingdon, PA,
  • Interacted with patients, family members and physicians to coordinate patient care.
  • Conducted cardiopulmonary resuscitation and airway maintenance.
  • Adhered to standards of excellence for respiratory care and diagnostic services.
  • Performed bronchopulmonary drainage and assisted patients with breathing exercises.
  • Set up and monitored mechanical ventilators and handled associated critical care duties.
  • Conducted therapeutic and diagnostic procedures with treatment methods and equipment.
  • Administered bronchodilators, antibiotics, mucolytics and anti-inflammatory medications via devices such as hand-held nebulizers, metered-dose inhalers and positive pressure devices.
  • Delivered comprehensive care to restore and strengthen patients' respiratory functions.
  • Administered medication and ventilatory support.
  • Provided direct care to treat acute and chronic respiratory conditions and utilized therapeutic assessments to diagnose lung and breathing disorders.
  • Collected, analyzed and interpreted arterial blood gas.
  • Participated in adult and newborn resuscitation and applied emergency interventions to restore respiratory functions.
  • Educated patients on treatment options, medication administration, therapy self-management and care plans.
  • Assisted physicians with intubations, ventilator management and bronchoscopies.
  • Delivered airway management by leveraging intubation and extubation skills, bedside and diagnostic bronchoscopy, bedside tracheostomy preparation and assistance. Operated and managed mechanical ventilators.
  • Documented, handled and reported critical values.
  • Administered therapies and medications via inhalers, gas administration apparatuses, environmental control systems and aerosol generators.
  • Explained respiratory diagnosis information, treatments and prescription instructions to patients.
  • Administered therapies and medications via inhalers, gas administration apparatuses and environmental control systems.
  • Cared for patients by providing respiratory treatments.
  • Delivered airway management by leveraging intubation and extubation skills, bedside and diagnostic testing and consistent preparation and assistance. Operated and managed mechanical ventilators.
  • Delivered airway management by leveraging intubation and extubation skills, bedside and diagnostic bronchoscopy, bedside tracheostomy preparation and assistance and operate and manage mechanical ventilators.
  • Maintained patient medical records with treatment effectiveness and health outcomes.
  • Documented patient information and treatments in confidential electronic health records.
Registered Polysomnographic Technologist, 07/2009 - 07/2020
Ascension Health Madison Heights, MI,
  • Set up and prepared equipment for patient testing procedures.
  • Performed polysomnographic procedures to obtain diagnoses.
  • Maintained clean, sanitary and organized sleep lab.
  • Educated patients on procedures, test results, sleep disorders and available resources.
  • Completed continuing education in adherence with Board of Registered Polysomnography Technologist requirements.
  • Participated in quality improvement processes to deliver exceptional patient care.
  • Scored, interpreted and reported results of sleep studies to physicians.
  • Calibrated, repaired and maintained test equipment and devices.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain health history and determine sleep disorder issues.
  • Prioritized patient safety, satisfaction and clinical outcomes in day-to-day activities.
  • Obtained and documented patient vital signs.
  • Managed inventory and ordering of laboratory supplies.
  • Aided patients in understanding sleep disorders and recommended treatments by explaining study procedures, data and diagnoses.
  • Updated patients' medical history by entering data and findings derived from sleep studies.
  • Operated medical equipment and performed necessary maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Aided with disorder diagnosis by reporting sleep study data and offering insights developed while monitoring patients.
  • Measured patient body parts, marking locations for electrode placement during diagnostic testing and pre-surgery.
  • Collected and documented results and performed calculations to help physicians interpret scans.
  • Collected patients' medical information to customize test parameters.
  • Summarized technical data to assist physicians in diagnosing brain, sleep and nervous system disorders.
LPN, -
Cape Cod Healthcare Inc. Plymouth, MA,
  • CURRENTLY OBTAINED LPN LICENSE ON 10/17/22. NO EXPERIENCE AT THIS TIME.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSING, Expected in 06/2022
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Collins Career Center - Chesapeake, OH
GPA:
Status -
Associate of Science: Respiratory Therapy, Expected in 12/2000
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Maysville Community And Technical College - Maysville, KY
GPA:
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Collins Career Center
  • Maysville Community And Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Respiratory Therapist
  • Registered Polysomnographic Technologist
  • LPN

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science

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