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lead respiratory therapist resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Executive leader with expertise in many facets of ventilator and airway management, oxygen and aerosol therapy. Superior interpersonal and consultation abilities educating staff and patients as well as collaborating with all members of the organization. Instrumental in streamlining and improving processes, enhancing productivity.  Masters Degree in Health Informatics and Bachelors Degree in Health Services Management. Respiratory Therapist with more than 20 years experience.

Skill Highlights
  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Patient Education
  • Person-Centered
  • Personal and professional integrity
  • Relationship and team building
  • Staff training and development
  • Leader and Mentor
  • Critical thinking proficiency
  • Confident public speaker
  • Administration Management
Education and Training
Independence University Salt Lake City, UT Expected in 2017 Master of Science : Health informatics - GPA :
Independence University Salt Lake City, UT Expected in 2015 Bachelor of Science : Health Services Management - GPA :

Magna Cum laude

Orangeburg Technical College Orangeburg, SC Expected in 1994 Diploma : Respiratory Therapy - GPA :
Certifications


ACLS, RCP, BLS

Professional Experience
Ascension Health - Lead Respiratory Therapist
Valdosta, GA, 08/2005 - Current
  • Ensure quality care, management of critical care patients, and evaluation of procedural changes met on a daily basis.
  • Supervised daily activities and performance of up to 20 regular employees.
  • Responsible for managing scheduling, and in -services on new equipment and or new initiatives.
  • Auditing and management of sensitive patient information that is HIPAA protected.
  • Education provided to families and patients regarding end of life care, home care and recovery.
American Senior Communities - Respiratory Therapist
Greencastle, IN, 10/2011 - 06/2014
  • Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.
  • Contributed to community-focused public relations.
  • Built strong network of outside referral sources within the community.
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • CPAP setup and management
Ascension (System Office) - Respiratory Therapy
New Berlin, WI, 07/1999 - 02/2016
  • Critical care management of patients in potentially life threatening situations.
  • Ventilator, oxygen, aerosol medication delivery and all types of resuscitation methods.

Ascension Health - Lead Respiratory Therapist
Venetia, PA, 01/2006 - 07/2013
  • Managed the hiring of qualified team members to achieve organizational goals.
  • Spearheaded the administration, direction and coordination of all activities for the hospital, along with maintaining efficiency through the evaluation of patient care procedural changes.
  • Liaison between management,clinical staff and the community for clear and concise communication.
  • Directed the installation of improved work methods and procedures to achive hospital objectives.
Community Healthcare Network - Center Manager
Bronx, NY, 05/2001 - 05/2003
  • Supervised daily activities and performance of up to 3 regular employees.
  • Evaluated building condition, workflow and service quality to keep operations in compliance with requirements.
  • Ensured supply met demand by overseeing all merchandising decisions, replenishment and inventory management.
  • Identified and solved complex strategy problems to drive organizational goals.
  • Built and maintained loyal, long-term customer relationships through effective account management.
  • Sourced and developed sales leads to increase client base related to oxygen and other DME  for home use.
Fort Mill Pharmacy - Director of DME
City, STATE, 04/2000 - 05/2001
  • Coached staff on how to properly execute processing orders, delivery and setup .
  • Supervised daily activities and performance of up to 3 regular employees.
  • Evaluated building condition, workflow and service quality to keep operations in compliance with requirements.
  • Identified and solved complex strategy problems to drive organizational goals.
  • Strengthened traceability, developing organization systems for contracts, records, reports and agendas. 
  • Managed sales related to durable medical equipment and oxygen delivery devices and all other related goods.
Skills

Management skills, problem solving, organization and proficiency in computer skills.


Sales and Marketing experience with ability to educate and persuade potential customers.


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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Independence University
  • Independence University
  • Orangeburg Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Respiratory Therapist
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Lead Respiratory Therapist
  • Center Manager
  • Director of DME

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Diploma

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