manager respiratory care services resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Hardworking and reliable Registered Respiratory Therapist with strong abilities in critical care and customer service. Offering 20+ years' experience in all areas of respiratory care, team relationship building, and servant leadership. Organized, proactive and punctual with a team-oriented mentality. Positively influencing patient care is my guiding principle.

  • Quality patient care champion
  • Customer service
  • Financial stewardship
  • Critical thinking
  • Conflict resolution
  • Team building
  • Staff and relationship development
  • Coaching/mentoring others
12/2006 to Current Manager, Respiratory Care Services Pacific Medical Centers | Molalla, OR,
  • Responsible for overseeing daily respiratory care department operations including workload disbursement, staff schedules, leading team meetings, policy/procedure revisions, patient experience follow-up, budget planning, regulatory, and compliance enforcement.
  • Responsible for staff evaluations, continuing education, and coordinating respiratory care training for hospital nursing departments.
  • Responsible for hiring, training, and counseling respiratory therapy staff.
  • Clinical respiratory manager accountable for Emergency Department, Women's and Children's areas of respiratory care services. Works clinical areas as necessary during critical staffing levels.
  • In collaboration with adult co-manager, oversee a total of 125 FTEs in a ~750 bed Level One Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center.
  • Responsible for the operations of a progressive pediatric respiratory therapy department including special product orders, high frequency jet, high frequency oscillator, NAVA ventilation with Maquet Servo I/U ventilators (NICU and PICU). Surfactant delivery via laryngeal mask airway research study (NICU), bronchiolitis research study using nebulized N-acetylcystine (PICU), Heliox administration via invasive and non-invasive applications
  • Accountable for nitric oxide delivery systems, orders, and training. INO used in all patient care areas including ORs, adult ICUs, PICU, and NICU.
  • Responsible for all respiratory therapy new product trials. Worked with Corporate Contracting and vendors for best pricing while following evidence based practices.
  • Current member of Covid-19 task force including Emergency Dept., Pulmonary Critical Care. and Infection Control Physicians to guide best practices with intubations/extubations, and code blue processes during the pandemic.
  • Currently practices safe medication delivery and critical care ventilatory support; including maintenance, management, troubleshooting, and training others' on life support systems.
05/2004 to 12/2006 Neonatal/Pediatric Transport Therapist (PRN) Williams Bros. Health Care | Loogootee, IN,
  • Provided inter and intrahospital hospital transports for primary neonatal, pediatric, and limited adult patients.
  • Ground and rotor transport experience.
  • EVOC Level III certified.
  • S.T.A.B.L.E. training
  • Attend high risk neonatal deliveries and provided resuscitation efforts including tracheal intubation.
10/2003 to 12/2006 Clinical Team Leader-Respiratory Care Services Carilion Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Respiratory care Clinical Team Leader responsible for night shift respiratory therapists and shift operation.
  • Provided clinical input on staff annual evaluations.
  • Provided shift assignments and supervision to 10-12 FTEs working ED, ICUs, and general floor care.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting equipment and difficult patient management (high acuity patient care).
  • Reported adverse events to manager on shift summaries.
  • Provided bedside new graduate respiratory therapist guidance, training and education in real-time.
  • On manager approval, adjusted staffing to workload levels through calling off staff, calling in staff, and sending staff home during the shift.
10/1998 to 10/2003 Staff Respiratory Therapist Carilion Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Provided direct care to treat acute and chronic respiratory conditions while utilizing a patient driven assess and treat protocol at a Level One Trauma Center.
  • Educated patients on treatment options, medication administration, and care plans.
  • Administered bronchodilators, antibiotics, mucolytics, and corticosteriods via nebulizers, metered-dose inhalers, and positive pressure devices.
  • Provided Bilevel/CPAP initiation, management, and troubleshooting.
  • Maintained airway management competency including intubation and extubation.
  • Setup, patient management, troubleshooting, and liberation of mechanical ventilation in the critical care setting and Emergency Department.
  • Sensormedics/Carefusion High Frequency Oscillator 3100-B core team member and education resource.
  • Collected, analyzed and interpreted arterial blood gas samples while maintaining critical values reporting compliance.
Education and Training
Expected in 08/1998 to to Associate of Applied Science | Respiratory Therapy Jefferson College of Health Sciences, Roanoke, VA GPA:
Expected in 12/2011 to to BBA | Business Administration Ashford University, Clinton, IA, GPA:

NBRC Registered Respiratory Therapist, Registry #7XXX1

Activities and Honors

2017-2019 Chair, Respiratory Therapy Advisory Board for Jefferson College of Health Sciences/Radford University Carilion.

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School Attended

  • Jefferson College of Health Sciences
  • Ashford University

Job Titles Held:

  • Manager, Respiratory Care Services
  • Neonatal/Pediatric Transport Therapist (PRN)
  • Clinical Team Leader-Respiratory Care Services
  • Staff Respiratory Therapist


  • Associate of Applied Science
  • BBA

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