Respiratory care professional with 7 years of experience providing care for adult, pediatric, and neonatal care at numerous levels of support. Skilled at performing diverse responsibilities within the ICU and ER. Expertise in patient assessment, treatment of respiratory diseases, and research.
Provides continuing education for medical professionals.
Contributes to positive morals and spirit within the team.
Provide high-quality respiratory care for pediatric and neonatal patients in the intensive care, ER, and floor units.
Work as part of a team of physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to manage patient care by assisting with medical procedures and related duties.
Set up and operate devices such as mechanical ventilators, therapeutic gas administration, and following specified parameters of treatment.
Experienced with high frequency oscillatory ventilator (HFOV), Drager, General Electric, LTV, Trilogy, and other home going ventilators.
Experienced with intrapulmonary percussive ventilation, vest therapy, Frequencer, EZPAP, acapella Vibratory PEP, theraPEP, and other numerous bronchial hygiene devices.
Administration and monitoring of oxygen therapy and specialty gases including nitric oxide and heliox. Experience with high flow oxygen with optiflow, Vapotherm, and Airvo.
Management of new and permanent tracheostomy with home ventilators.
Educates patients families about their conditions and teaches appropriate disease management, such as the use of medications and respiratory equipment.
Attends high risk deliveries.
Member of the Respiratory RBC Conference Committee
Member of the Safety Coach Committee & Protocol Committee
Participant in Surfactant Study
07/2018 to Current
Respiratory TherapistCleveland Clinic - Main Campus － Cleveland, OH
Respiratory Therapist hired as a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Float. Floats from Main Campus and Fairview.
I care for the respiratory needs of sick infants and children. Included are : Starting mechanical ventilation, administrating medications, integral part of a rescuistation team, maintaining airway, and setup of various equipment required for respiratory needs.
Proficient in the operation of Servoi, PB840, HFOV, iNO, and bubble CPAP.
11/2007 to 10/2010
Restaurant SupervisorHouse of Blues － Cleveland, OH
Exhibited thorough knowledge of foods, beverages, supervisory duties, service techniques, and guest interactions.
Developed and maintained exceptional customer service standards.
Consistently maintained high levels of cleanliness, organization, storage, and sanitation of food and beverage products to ensure quality.
Performed checkouts of servers and bartenders to ensure that all tickets were accounted for.
Performed restaurant walk-throughs to gauge timeliness and excellent service quality.
Developed and maintained a staff that provided hospitable, professional service while adhering to policies and business initiatives.
Continually monitored restaurant and took appropriate action to ensure food quality and service standards were consistently met.
Communicated well and used strong interpersonal skills to establish positive relationships with guests and employees.
Counseled and disciplined staff when necessary.
Responsible for creating schedules for numerous departments.
Conducted daily pre-shift to ensure organizational efficiency.