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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Seasoned Respiratory Therapist with 12 years' experience in acute long term care and hospital settings. Highly skilled in patient assessments, blood gas analysis and interpretation, therapy administration and airway management. Successful at implementing best practices to continuously advance respiratory therapy outcomes in patient care. Enthusiastic Respiratory Therapist eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of diseases and illnesses and training in how to care for patients .. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in the clinical settings of the healthcare industry.

Skills
  • Physical assessments
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Strong clinical judgment
Work History
09/2019 to Current Certified Respiratory Therapist/RCP Atlantic Health System | Clark, NJ,
  • Responsible for all modalities of Respiratory Care for patient ‘s with respiratory diseases and other illnesses patients arez hospitalized for.
  • Communication with physicians and other staff is a viable part of day to day operations in reporting and documenting outcomes for respiratory therapies and modalities.
  • Emergency room, Medical surgical units and experience with trauma’s , invasive and non -invasive ventilation, abg’s, ekg’s and assisting where needed.
  • Cooperated and communicated effectively with physicians to deliver client satisfaction and meet compliance with set standards.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials.
  • Provided comprehensive care to improve and strengthen clients' respiratory functions.
  • Provided antibiotics, bronchodilators and anti-inflammatory medications using hand-held nebulizers, metered-dose inhalers and positive pressure equipment.
  • Delivered treatment for patients experiencing chronic and acute respiratory illnesses by conducting assessments and providing diagnoses.
04/2016 to Current Resp[iratory Care Practitioner Lufkin State Supported Living Center | City, STATE,
  • Responsible for all modalities of Respiratory Care for mentally and intellectual impaired individuals that live at on campus.
  • Communication with physicians and other staff is a viable part of day to day operations in reporting and documenting outcome's for respiratory therapies and modalities.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
01/2015 to 01/2016 Certified Respiratory Therapist CORNERSTONE Specialty Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Assess patients and implement protocols regarding patient care.
  • Perform EKG'S and ABG'S and report to nurse and to ordering physician.
  • Airway management with Respiratory patients that have respiratory diseases and illnesses.
  • Part of Code team/Rapid response team, tracheostomy care, weaning protocols and the ability to think quickly and critically and act accordingly in trauma situations.
  • Delivered treatment for patients experiencing chronic and acute respiratory illnesses by conducting assessments and providing diagnoses.
05/2005 to 01/2016 Respiratory Care Practtioner Memorial Health Systems Of East Texas | City, STATE,
  • Memorial Health System/ CHI St.
  • Lukes CNA, Graduate Respiratory student, CRT I was hired as a CNA and then became a CRT.
  • Proficient in patient care.
  • Charting and documenting information regarding patient care, worked in critical care areas, assess patients and implement treatment protocols, communicate with other members of health care team, part of code team and rapid response teams, manage vent patients and noninvasive positive pressure ventilation patients.
  • Documented treatment effectiveness and patient outcomes in medical records.
  • Educated patients about respiratory conditions, treatment plans and medication use.
  • Developed treatment plans for patients resulting in 90% respiratory condition symptom relief.
  • Administered appropriate respiratory treatments to patients using medical equipment.
  • Routinely collaborated with department managers to correct problems and improve services.
  • Aided physicians with various procedures, including bronchoscopies, ventilator management and intubations.
  • Analyzed patient and family feedback to identify opportunities for staff recognition as well as areas for improvement.
  • Provided comprehensive care to improve and strengthen clients' respiratory functions.
  • Developed system of staff communication, enabling quicker implementation of treatment plans and improved comprehensive patient care.
  • Delivered treatment for patients experiencing chronic and acute respiratory illnesses by conducting assessments and providing diagnoses.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials.
  • Provided antibiotics, bronchodilators and anti-inflammatory medications using hand-held nebulizers, metered-dose inhalers and positive pressure equipment.
  • Cooperated and communicated effectively with physicians to deliver client satisfaction and meet compliance with set standards.
  • Managed and operated mechanical ventilators and delivered airway management by performing ventilator checks and weaning perimeters..
  • Setup oxygen, CPAP and BiPAP machines for patients requiring breathing treatments.
  • Conducted patient assessments and reviewed physician instructions to develop and implement tailored respiratory therapy care plans based on individual requirements.
  • Questioned patients about medical backgrounds to obtain accurate health history data and optimize treatment plans.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on proper ways to use breathing apparatuses at home.
  • Met with nursing team members and assessed patient medical records, making appropriate changes to respiratory care and therapy to enhance outcomes.
  • Adhered to strict infection control measures and verified proper cleaning and sanitation of respiratory equipment prior to each use.
  • Oversaw needs of patients of all ages in long-term healthcare center, consistently providing high level of quality care.
Education
Expected in 05/2018 BAAS | Health Studies University of Texas At Tyler, Tyler, TX GPA:
  • Majored in Health Studies
  • Coursework in Health Management, Marketing and Nutrition
  • Graduated with 3.75 GPA
Expected in 05/2008 ASSOCIATE | Respiratory Care Angelina College, Lufkin, TX, GPA:

Certificationsg BLS for Healthcare Providers Training regarding basic life support.

  • Majored in Respiratory Care
Certifications

Texas Medical Board Licensed to practice in state of Texas 2009

First Aid/CPR Certified

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School Attended

  • University of Texas At Tyler
  • Angelina College

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Respiratory Therapist/RCP
  • Resp[iratory Care Practitioner
  • Certified Respiratory Therapist
  • Respiratory Care Practtioner

Degrees

  • BAAS
  • ASSOCIATE

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