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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Seeking to obtain a secure position in an organization where I am able to grow in knowledge, while being an asset to the team by utilizing previous experiences and skills in a positive work environment.

Skills
  • Process implementation
  • User interface understanding
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Team leadership
  • Self-motivated
  • Conflict resolution
Work History
12/2014 to Current Pulmonary Function Technologist Dupage Medical Group | Morris, IL,
  • Detail oriented, excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Hard working and energetic; enjoy new challenges.
  • Self-motivated; enjoy setting goals and meeting or exceeding them.
  • Able to work individually with no supervision, but also work well in team environments.
  • Able to multitask and perform well under pressure.
  • Demonstrate the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and assure remedial actions are taken whenever test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications.
  • Notify Medical Director appropriately when any problems or discrepancies are discovered and ensure patient results are not reported until corrective actions are taken and test system is working properly.
  • Accurately and promptly schedule, reschedule and cancel provider and resource appointments as to maximize resource utilization for optimum efficiency.
  • Microsoft Word/Excel/EPIC/Sensor Medics VMax.
  • Order and maintain equipment as necessary to ensure the equipment resources are in place to support the objectives of the department.
  • Perform various Pulmonary Function Tests; Spirometry, Spirometry with and without bronchodilators, Maximum volume ventilation, Maximum inspiratory and expiratory pressures, Lung volumes, Carbon monoxide diffusing capacity, High altitude simulation test, Shunt study, Methacholine challenge test and preparation of medication, Exercise for bronchospasm, Exercise for bronchospasm with laryngoscopy, Exercise for desaturation, and Exercise six-minute walks.
  • Cardiopulmonary stress test (MVO2) with or without an arterial line; bike or treadmill.
  • Input data from Cardiopulmonary stress test into Sensor Medics VMax program.
  • Basic telemetry knowledge.
  • Copied, logged and scanned supporting documentation.
  • Developed new processes in Pediatric Pulmonary Function Laboratory which resulted in marked improvements.
  • Obtained documents, certificates and approvals from vendors to maintain the Pediatric PFT lab in compliance.
  • Validated schematic designs working alongside IT department.
  • Verified data integrity and accuracy.
  • Researched and updated all required materials needed for Pediatric PFT Lab.
  • Responded to patient and physician requests via telephone and email.
01/2001 to 12/2014 Certified Pulmonary Function Technologist Scott & White Memorial Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Detail oriented, excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Hard working and energetic; enjoy new challenges.
  • Self-motivated; enjoy setting goals and meeting or exceeding them.
  • Able to work individually with no supervision, but also work well in team environments.
  • Able to multitask and perform well under pressure.
  • Demonstrate the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and assure remedial actions are taken whenever test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications.
  • Notify Medical Director appropriately when any problems or discrepancies are discovered and ensure patient results are not reported until corrective actions are taken and test system is working properly.
  • Team Lead Adult Pulmonary Function Laboratory.
  • Accurately and promptly schedule, reschedule and cancel provider and resource appointments so as to maximize resource utilization for optimum efficiency.
  • Microsoft Word/Excel/EPIC/Sensor Medics VMax.
  • Order and maintain equipment as necessary to ensure the equipment resources are in place to support the objectives of the department.
  • Perform various Pulmonary Function Tests; Spirometry, Spirometry with and without bronchodilators, Maximum volume ventilation, Maximum inspiratory and expiratory pressures, Lung volumes, Carbon monoxide diffusing capacity, High altitude simulation test, Shunt study, Methacholine challenge test and preparation of medication, Exercise for bronchospasm, Exercise for desaturation, and Exercise six-minute walks.
  • Cardiopulmonary stress test (MVO2) with or without an arterial line; bike or treadmill.
  • Input data from Cardiopulmonary stress test into Sensor Medics VMax program.
  • Basic telemetry knowledge.
  • Assist Pulmonary Research department with research patients.
  • Obtain Arterial Blood Gases (radial or brachial).
  • Enter results from arterial blood gases into Softlab system Page 2.
  • Intra-lab comparisons of arterial blood gases for CAP Accreditation.
  • Proficiency testing on blood gas machine to include WSLH and AMR validation.
  • Regular maintenance and trouble shooting of arterial blood gas machine.
  • Participate in education and acts as a technical resource to the hospital and clinic.
  • Ability and initiative to fill in for Pulmonary Function Supervisor when needed.
  • Take responsibility to understand and complete continuing education requirements and provide Baylor Scott & White with the necessary documentation on such requirements.
  • Travel to various sites to do patient testing.
  • Verified data integrity and accuracy.
  • Assisted the Research department in research studies that dealt with Pulmonary Function testing. 
  • Copied, logged and scanned supporting documentation.
12/1997 to 10/2000 EKG/Telemetry Technician/Nurse Assistant COMMUNITY HOSPITAL EAST | City, STATE,
  • Performed and prepared EKG's for physician to interpret.
  • Placed patients on remote telemetry monitors.
  • Monitored 24-32 patients on telemetry per shift.
  • Contacted charge nurse of any abnormal telemetry tracings and charted in record.
  • Assisted nurses with post-operative cardiac patients in CICU.
  • Phlebotomy.
  • Inserted Foley catheters using sterile technique.
  • Any other duties as assigned by RN.
Affiliations
National Board for Respiratory Care Member, April 2004
Education
Expected in June 2014 Notary Public, State of Texas | , , GPA:
Expected in April 2013 Basic Life Support | , , GPA:
Expected in April 2004 Certified Pulmonary Function Technologist Certification | , , GPA:
Expected in June 1994 Certified Nurse Assistant | Killeen High School, Killeen, Texas GPA:
Expected in May 1994 High School Diploma | , , GPA:
Languages
Spanish (intermediate)

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School Attended

  • Killeen High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Pulmonary Function Technologist
  • Certified Pulmonary Function Technologist
  • EKG/Telemetry Technician/Nurse Assistant

Degrees

  • Notary Public, State of Texas
  • Basic Life Support
  • Certified Pulmonary Function Technologist Certification
  • Certified Nurse Assistant
  • High School Diploma

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