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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Registered Respiratory Therapist with over 35 years of experience providing inpatient and outpatient therapeutic services. Adept at managing COPD, sleep apnea, congestive heart failure and other chronic conditions. Skilled in instructing patients and caregivers about proper use, maintenance and safety of respiratory equipment. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success. Skilled in ventilator management, tracheostomy care and weaning from both

Skills
  • Respiratory equipment setup
  • Care plan management
  • Patient care documentation
  • Patient and caregiver education
  • Outpatient care
  • Equipment maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Medication administration
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Drug administration trained
  • Communication
  • Decision-making
  • Leadership
  • Supervision
Experience
09/2021 to Current
Registered Respiratory Therapist Gritman Medical Center Moscow, ID,
  • Conducted cardiopulmonary resuscitation and airway maintenance.
  • Adhered to standards of excellence for respiratory care and diagnostic services.
  • Performed bronchopulmonary drainage and assisted patients with breathing exercises.
  • Set up and monitored mechanical ventilators and handled associated critical care duties.
  • Conducted therapeutic and diagnostic procedures with treatment methods and equipment.
  • Followed established guidelines to compliantly deliver services.
  • Administered bronchodilators, antibiotics, mucolytics, and anti-inflammatory medications via devices such as hand-held nebulizers, metered-dose inhalers, and positive pressure devices.
  • Delivered comprehensive care to restore and strengthen patients' respiratory functions.
  • Administered medication and ventilatory support.
  • Collected, analyzed and interpreted arterial blood gas.
  • Assisted physicians with intubations, ventilator management and bronchoscopies.
  • Administered therapies and medications via inhalers, gas administration apparatuses, environmental control systems and aerosol generators.
  • Cared for patients by providing respiratory treatments.
  • Documented patient information and treatments in confidential electronic health records.
01/2020 to Current
Director of Respiratory Therapy Douglasville Nursing And Rehabilitation Center, Llc Douglasville, GA,
  • Managed operations in accordance with budget requirements.
  • Initiated training and education programs for supporting healthcare staff.
  • Implemented new hire training to further develop skills and initiate discussions on task prioritization.
  • Participated in [Timeframe] meetings with department heads to discuss census information, admissions and discharges for residents.
  • Collaborated with Quality Team to develop outcomes statistics.
  • Headed clinical oversight to devise and establish policies, procedures and best practices in alignment with regulatory requirements.
  • Solicited medical history information from patients to provide best and most effective medical advice.
07/2007 to 12/2019
Registered Respiratory Therapist Halifax Health Gainesville, FL,
  • Interacted with patients, family members and physicians to coordinate patient care.
  • Administered medication and ventilatory support.
  • Conducted cardiopulmonary resuscitation and airway maintenance.
  • Adhered to standards of excellence for respiratory care and diagnostic services.
  • Evaluated patients for deficiencies and abnormalities and made medical decisions based on assessments.
  • Performed bronchopulmonary drainage and assisted patients with breathing exercises.
  • Determined patient safety risks to identify medical intervention needs.
  • Followed established guidelines to compliantly deliver services.
  • Set up and monitored mechanical ventilators and handled associated critical care duties.
  • Administered bronchodilators, antibiotics, mucolytics, and anti-inflammatory medications via devices such as hand-held nebulizers, metered-dose inhalers, and positive pressure devices.
  • Actively participated in daily physician and patient rounds to maintain continuum of care.
  • Provided direct care to treat acute and chronic respiratory conditions and utilized therapeutic assessments to diagnose lung and breathing disorders.
  • Collected, analyzed and interpreted arterial blood gas.
  • Participated in adult and newborn resuscitation and applied emergency interventions to restore respiratory functions.
  • Assisted physicians with intubations, ventilator management and bronchoscopies.
  • Administered therapies and medications via inhalers, gas administration apparatuses, environmental control systems and aerosol generators.
  • Documented, handled and reported critical values.
  • Administered therapies and medications via inhalers, gas administration apparatuses and environmental control systems.
  • Cared for patients by providing respiratory treatments.
  • Maintained professional and technical knowledge by attending workshops, seminars and lectures.
  • Maintained patient medical records with treatment effectiveness and health outcomes.
  • Documented patient information and treatments in confidential electronic health records.
06/2012 to 05/2013
Registered Respiratory Therapist Halifax Health Titusville, FL,
  • Interacted with patients, family members and physicians to coordinate patient care.
  • Administered medication and ventilatory support.
  • Conducted cardiopulmonary resuscitation and airway maintenance.
  • Adhered to standards of excellence for respiratory care and diagnostic services.
  • Evaluated patients for deficiencies and abnormalities and made medical decisions based on assessments.
  • Performed bronchopulmonary drainage and assisted patients with breathing exercises.
  • Determined patient safety risks to identify medical intervention needs.
  • Conducted therapeutic and diagnostic procedures with treatment methods and equipment.
  • Followed established guidelines to compliantly deliver services.
  • Set up and monitored mechanical ventilators and handled associated critical care duties.
  • Administered bronchodilators, antibiotics, mucolytics, and anti-inflammatory medications via devices such as hand-held nebulizers, metered-dose inhalers, and positive pressure devices.
  • Delivered comprehensive care to restore and strengthen patients' respiratory functions.
  • Actively participated in daily physician and patient rounds to maintain continuum of care.
  • Provided direct care to treat acute and chronic respiratory conditions and utilized therapeutic assessments to diagnose lung and breathing disorders.
  • Collected, analyzed and interpreted arterial blood gas.
  • Educated patients on treatment options, medication administration, therapy self-management and care plans.
  • Assisted physicians with intubations, ventilator management and bronchoscopies.
  • Delivered airway management by leveraging intubation and extubation skills, bedside and diagnostic bronchoscopy, bedside tracheostomy preparation and assistance. Operated and managed mechanical ventilators.
  • Administered therapies and medications via inhalers, gas administration apparatuses, environmental control systems and aerosol generators.
  • Documented, handled and reported critical values.
  • Explained respiratory diagnosis information, treatments and prescription instructions to patients.
  • Administered therapies and medications via inhalers, gas administration apparatuses and environmental control systems.
  • Cared for patients by providing respiratory treatments.
Education and Training
Expected in 08/1985 to to
Associate of Science: Respiratory Therapy Technology
J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College - Richmond, VA,
GPA:
Certifications
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
  • Licensed Respiratory Therapst - 1987

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School Attended

  • J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Director of Respiratory Therapy
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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