CRT with over 30 experience in resp. care and 15 + years experience in PFT.
Trained in in- and out-patient care
Health and Safety Regulations
Educated patient about procedures, treatment regimens, prevention and care.
Properly disposed of daily biohazard waste in compliance with federal and local regulations.
Ensured charting accuracy through precise documentation.
Volunteered at NBC health fair to assist with free PFT.
04/2005 to Current
pulmonary function technicianprovidence hospital － Washington, DCPerform PFT on in and out patient with multiple chronic diagnoses, including COPD and asthma. Provide treatment within scope of practice as defined by state law. Prepared for HIPAA and JCAHO reviews. Clean and sterilize instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies. Organized, updated and maintain patient charts. Ensured HIPAA compliance. Maintain patient privacy and confidential patient information.
10/1997 to 04/2005
Pulmonary Function TechnicianCNMC － Washington, DCPerform PFT on pediatrics patients, with multiple chronic diagnoses, including CF and asthma.Provided treatment within scope of practice as defined by state law. Ensured HIPAA compliance.Processed monthly reports for department performance.Maintained patient privacy and confidential patient information. Maintained Quality Control. Prepared for HIPAA and JCAHO reviews, ensuring required brochures and pamphlets were available to patients in all clinics. Served as a liaison between patients, family and physicians to assist patients in understanding their treatment plans.
08/1990 to 10/1997
Respiratory TherapistProvidence Hospital － Washington, DCPerform general respiratory care, mainly ICU and CCU. Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses, including COPD and asthma. Educated patients about their treatments.
06/1983 to 01/1990
Respiratory TherapistWashington Adventist Hospital － Takoma Park, MDPerform general respiratory care. Nebulization/CPT therapy. Worked in ICU and MICU. Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses, including COPD and asthma.
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: Respiratory therapyUDC － Washington, DCCoursework in Pulmonary Technology Review