Registered Respiratory Therapist who is patient-centered and experienced with multiple aspects of Respiratory Care. Thrives when working alone or with a team in a professional setting that is patient care driven. Eager employee who is a fast learner and interested in using her current skill base, but also expanding upon current skill and knowledge base with an organization that is growing and offering top notch patient care and therapies.
Registered Respiratory Therapist
Works well independently or with a team
Detail and patient oriented
Medical Assistant III June 2015 to CurrentRocky Mountain Heart and Lung － Kalispell, MT
Responsible for prepping chart for CHF and Electrophysiology teams.
Took and recorded all vital signs into EMR system.
Took verbal and written orders from providers to input into EMR.
Required to be proficient with injections, suture and staple removal, vital signs, data entry, and all aspects of medical assisting.
Respiratory Therapist/Medical Assistant January 2014 to June 2015St. Luke Community Healthcare － Ronan, MT
Triage patients by phone and in person.
Obtained and recorded vitals signs, medication reconciliation and medical history for busy family practice provider who also did obstetrics.
Recorded all information into EMR system (Meditech).
Called patients with lab, imaging and pathology reports.
Assisted in multiple procedures such as lesion removals, paracentesis, paps, and colposcopies.
Did point of care testing including strep, pregnancy and influenza testing and blood draws.
Set up and managed referrals to specialists and outside providers.
Administered vaccines including flu, pneumovax and childhood vaccines.
Co-manager of Vaccine for Children program.
Made daily phone calls to patients discharged from the hospital to coordinate their transitional care in the outpatient setting.
Did PRN work as a Respiratory Therapist in the acute care setting that included ER, inpatient, OB, nursery and DME supplies.
Respiratory Therapist June 2013 to December 2013Sidney Health Center － Sidney, MT
Outpatient studies including PFT's, nuclear stress testing, holter and event monitoring.
Responsible for care and recommendation of Inpatient therapies including but not limited to ABG's, ventilator management, neonatal ventilator and bipap management, cardiac care unit, breathing treatments, bronchial hygiene an assisting with chest tube placements.
Responsible for care of ER patients, traumas and codes.
Registered Respiratory Therapist September 2008 to July 2012St Joseph Medical Center － Polson, MT
Employed as both a Respiratory Therapist and as a Medical Assistant.
All aspects of Medical Assistant work including but not limited to vital signs, triage, call in prescriptions, answer phones, file medical records, injections, assisting with lesion removal, and CLIA waived lab tests.
All aspects of Respiratory Care including but not limited to: vent management, ABG\'s, EKG\'s, ABI\'s, PFT\'s, intubation, IV starts, phlebotomy, stress tests and holter monitoring.
Worked as a Medical Assistant in a variety of different clinical departments including Orthopedics, OB/GYN, Urology, Dermatology and Family Practice.
Was an integral part of the education department at PSJMC.
Taught ACLS, BLS and NRP to all nurses, doctors and therapists.
Helped spearhead a brand new Pulmonary Rehabilitation program while employed at PSJMC.
Helped write all policies and procedures for program, screened and admitted new patients, did care plans, took vitals and taught educational sessions for the program.
Responsible for keeping all policies and procedures for the Respiratory Care department current, and writing new ones as needed.
Helped train and orient new employees to PSJMC.
Required to attend all vaginal and cesarean section deliveries.
Intubated numerous neonates during employment at PSJMC.
Charted and recorded detailed patient information in electronic medical record programs.
EKG and Home Oxygen Tech/Registered Respiratory Therapist December 2003 to July 2008Clark Fork Valley Hospital － Plains, MT
Began employment as a home oxygen/EKG/treadmill technician
Required to be proficient in all aspects of Respiratory Care including but not limited to EKG\'s, ABI\'s, PFT\'s, ABG\'s, vent and BiPap management, trach care, holter and event monitors, treadmills and stress echo\\'s, breathing treatments and to assist with all neonatal deliveries.
Required to be at all codes and traumas.
Responsible to keep all policies and procedures up to date and logged.
Helped to orient and train new hires into the Cardiopulmonary Department.
Did home oxygen set ups, maintenance, discharges and billing.
Diploma : Medical Assistant, 2010St. Augustine
Associate of Science : Respiratory Care, 2006Independence University － Salt Lake City, UTRespiratory Care
Acute Care, ER, Outpatient Care, Labor and Delivery