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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Registered Respiratory Therapist with over 17 years of experience providing inpatient and outpatient therapeutic services. Adept at managing COPD, sleep apnea, congestive heart failure and other chronic conditions. Skilled in instructing patients and caregivers about proper use, maintenance and safety of respiratory equipment.

Skills
  • Echocardiogram Administration
  • ECG Rhythm Interpretation
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
  • Microsoft Office
  • Care Planning
  • Patient Education
  • Treatment Administration
  • Patient and Caregiver Education
  • Safety Protocols and Procedures
  • Drug Administration Trained
  • Equipment Cleaning
  • Clinical Leadership
  • Strong Clinical Judgment
  • Problem-Solving
  • Infection Control
  • Equipment Setup
  • Caring Bedside Manner
  • Reporting and Documentation
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Team Collaboration
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Relationship Building
  • Patient Care
  • Medical Terminology
  • Patient Care Documentation
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Equipment Maintenance and Troubleshooting
  • Practice Improvement
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Respiratory Equipment Setup
Experience
08/2022 to Current
EKG Technician Ascension (System Office) Antioch, TN,
  • Administered continuous and 12-lead electrocardiogram monitoring.
  • Performed equipment diagnostics, troubleshooting and evaluations.
  • Attached electrodes to patients' bodies and recorded electrical impulses from heart to perform EKGs.
  • Updated patients' records with readings taken from heart monitors or EKGs.
  • Reviewed patient information to determine normal and abnormal heart patterns.
  • Cleaned and maintained heart monitors and EKG machine to remove dirt from electrodes for accurate measurements.
  • Maintained medical supplies and equipment needed to provide patient care.
  • Provided excellent customer service by effectively communicating with patients, families, staff and staff in other hospital departments.
01/2005 to 06/2022
Respiratory Therapist Medstar Health Oxon Hill, MD,
  • Evaluated patients for deficiencies and abnormalities and made medical decisions based on assessments.
  • Adhered to standards of excellence for respiratory care and diagnostic services.
  • Followed established guidelines to compliantly deliver services.
  • Conducted cardiopulmonary resuscitation and airway maintenance.
  • Set up and monitored mechanical ventilators and handled associated critical care duties.
  • Performed bronchopulmonary drainage and assisted patients with breathing exercises.
  • Determined patient safety risks to identify medical intervention needs.
  • Interacted with patients, family members and physicians to coordinate patient care.
  • Conducted therapeutic and diagnostic procedures with treatment methods and equipment.
  • Tracked changes in blood chemistry, vital signs and other markers of improvement or decompensation in critically ill patients.
  • Administered medication and ventilatory support.
  • Maintained patient airways with endotracheal intubation.
  • Operated mechanical ventilators following specified parameters of treatment.
  • Maintained charts containing patients' pertinent identification and therapy information.
  • Explained treatment procedures to patients to gain cooperation and allay fears.
  • Educated patients and families about conditions and taught appropriate disease management techniques.
  • Demonstrated respiratory care procedures to trainees or other healthcare personnel.
  • Provided artificial respiration, external cardiac massage and assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Collaborated with physicians, nurses or other healthcare professionals to manage patient care by assisting with medical procedures or related duties.
  • Inspected and cleaned respiratory therapy equipment to maintain functionality.
  • Set up and operated mechanical ventilators, therapeutic gas administration apparatus and aerosol generators, following specified parameters of treatment.
  • Performed bronchopulmonary drainage and instructed patients in breathing exercises.
  • Transcribed physicians' notes and maintained patient charts with treatment data.
  • Read prescription information and laboratory results to assess patients' needs and conditions.
  • Conducted EKGs, stress testing or lung capacity tests to evaluate patients' cardiopulmonary functions.
  • Monitored patient's vital signs, arterial blood gases or blood chemistry changes, consulting with physician during adverse reactions.
  • Managed care of patients with diverse conditions alongside physicians, nurses and support team members.
  • Enforced physicians' orders for specific treatment protocols and durations.
  • Performed endotracheal intubation to maintain open airways for patients unable to breathe on own.
01/2016 to 01/2020
Respiratory Therapist Medstar Health Callaway, MD,
  • Evaluated patients for deficiencies and abnormalities and made medical decisions based on assessments.
  • Adhered to standards of excellence for respiratory care and diagnostic services.
  • Followed established guidelines to compliantly deliver services.
  • Conducted cardiopulmonary resuscitation and airway maintenance.
  • Set up and monitored mechanical ventilators and handled associated critical care duties.
  • Performed bronchopulmonary drainage and assisted patients with breathing exercises.
  • Determined patient safety risks to identify medical intervention needs.
  • Interacted with patients, family members and physicians to coordinate patient care.
  • Conducted therapeutic and diagnostic procedures with treatment methods and equipment.
  • Tracked changes in blood chemistry, vital signs and other markers of improvement or decompensation in critically ill patients.
  • Administered medication and ventilatory support.
  • Maintained patient airways with endotracheal intubation.
  • Operated mechanical ventilators following specified parameters of treatment.
  • Maintained charts containing patients' pertinent identification and therapy information.
  • Explained treatment procedures to patients to gain cooperation and allay fears.
  • Educated patients and families about conditions and taught appropriate disease management techniques.
  • Demonstrated respiratory care procedures to trainees or other healthcare personnel.
  • Provided artificial respiration, external cardiac massage and assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Collaborated with physicians, nurses or other healthcare professionals to manage patient care by assisting with medical procedures or related duties.
  • Inspected and cleaned respiratory therapy equipment to maintain functionality.
  • Set up and operated mechanical ventilators, therapeutic gas administration apparatus and aerosol generators, following specified parameters of treatment.
  • Performed bronchopulmonary drainage and instructed patients in breathing exercises.
  • Transcribed physicians' notes and maintained patient charts with treatment data.
  • Read prescription information and laboratory results to assess patients' needs and conditions.
  • Conducted EKGs, stress testing or lung capacity tests to evaluate patients' cardiopulmonary functions.
  • Monitored patient's vital signs, arterial blood gases or blood chemistry changes, consulting with physician during adverse reactions.
  • Managed care of patients with diverse conditions alongside physicians, nurses and support team members.
  • Enforced physicians' orders for specific treatment protocols and durations.
  • Performed endotracheal intubation to maintain open airways for patients unable to breathe on own.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2007 to to
Associate of Applied Science: General Studies
Olive Harvey College - Chicago, IL,
GPA:
Expected in 05/2007 to to
Associate of Applied Science: Respiratory Therapy
Olive Harvey - Chicago, IL,
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Olive Harvey College
  • Olive Harvey

Job Titles Held:

  • EKG Technician
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Respiratory Therapist

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Applied Science

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