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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Experienced Registered Respiratory Therapist with over 4 years of experience working with adult and geriatric patients experiencing pulmonary issues. Highly skilled in treatment of chronic conditions such as COPD, asthma and bronchitis. Excellent data analysis and patient evaluation skills. Registered Respiratory Therapist known for delivering exceptional patient care in hospital environments. Experience working with pediatric patients with congenital lung conditions, asthma and traumatic pulmonary conditions requiring close care and innovative treatment approaches. Natural communicator with children with talent reducing fears through education and judicious use of humor. Highly skilled in patient assessments, blood gas analysis and interpretation, therapy administration and airway management. Successful at implementing best practices to continuously advance respiratory therapy outcomes.

Skills
  • Outpatient care
  • Respiratory equipment setup
  • Ear, nose and throat care
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Dosage calculation
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Physical assessments
  • Patient Care
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Emergency Care
  • Treatment Planning
  • Critical Care
  • Tracheotomies
  • Airway Management
  • Patient education
  • Medication Administration
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Teamwork
  • Troubleshooting
  • Patient and family advocacy
Work History
Registered Respiratory Therapist, 09/2020 to Current
St. Charles Health SystemSisters, OR,
  • Provided antibiotics, bronchodilators and anti-inflammatory medications using hand-held nebulizers, metered-dose inhalers and positive pressure equipment.
  • Aided physicians with various procedures, including bronchoscopies, ventilator management and intubations.
  • Worked with patients to administer aerosolized respiratory medications and chest percussion treatments to improve breathing.
  • Verified proper set-up of ventilators for both adult and pediatric patients.
  • Maintained proper oxygen titration levels of patients receiving ventilator support.
  • Coordinated with physicians and other care team members on care and treatments.
Registered Respiratory Therapist, 07/2019 to 07/2020
St. Charles Health SystemMyrtle Point, OR,
  • Provided antibiotics, bronchodilators and anti-inflammatory medications using hand-held nebulizers, metered-dose inhalers and positive pressure equipment.
  • Aided physicians with various procedures, including bronchoscopies, ventilator management and intubations.
  • Delivered treatment for patients experiencing chronic and acute respiratory illnesses by conducting assessments and providing diagnoses.
  • Developed system of staff communication, enabling quicker implementation of treatment plans and improved comprehensive patient care.
  • Worked with patients to administer aerosolized respiratory medications and chest percussion treatments to improve breathing.
  • Provided comprehensive care to improve and strengthen clients' respiratory functions.
  • Maintained proper oxygen titration levels of patients receiving ventilator support.
  • Verified proper set-up of ventilators for both adult and pediatric patients.
  • Consistently responded within time limits to requests for respiratory assessments.
Registered Respiratory Therapist, 06/2019 to 12/2019
A.O. FoxSidney, NY,
  • Managed and operated mechanical ventilators and delivered airway management by performing ABGs and VBGs.
  • Worked with patients to administer aerosolized respiratory medications and chest percussion treatments to improve breathing.
  • Provided comprehensive care to improve and strengthen clients' respiratory functions.
  • Verified proper set-up of ventilators for both adult and pediatric patients.
  • Analyzed patient and family feedback to identify opportunities for staff recognition as well as areas for improvement.
  • Provided antibiotics, bronchodilators and anti-inflammatory medications using hand-held nebulizers, metered-dose inhalers and positive pressure equipment.
  • Aided physicians with various procedures, including bronchoscopies, ventilator management and intubations.
  • Provided designated family members with updated information on progress and treatment of patients in critical care unit.
  • Established respiratory care plans for patients suffering from cystic fibrosis, asthma and spontaneous pneumothoraxes.
  • Evaluated patient response to respiratory treatments and revised care plans accordingly.
  • Documented therapies and diagnostic tests in patient electronic records for use by care team.
  • Consistently responded within time limits to requests for respiratory assessments.
  • Coordinated with physicians and other care team members on care and treatments.
  • Maintained proper oxygen titration levels of patients receiving ventilator support.
Registered Respiratory Therapist, 01/2017 to 06/2019
A.O. FoxOneonta, NY,
  • Managed and operated mechanical ventilators and delivered airway management by performing ABGs, VBGs, and Cap gases.
  • Consistently responded within time limits to requests for respiratory assessments.
  • Coordinated with physicians and other care team members on care and treatments.
  • Verified proper set-up of ventilators for both adult and pediatric patients.
  • Worked with patients to administer aerosolized respiratory medications and chest percussion treatments to improve breathing.
  • Delivered treatment for patients experiencing chronic and acute respiratory illnesses by conducting assessments and providing diagnoses.
  • Cooperated and communicated effectively with physicians to deliver client satisfaction and meet compliance with set standards.
  • Aided physicians with various procedures, including bronchoscopies, ventilator management and intubations.
  • Provided antibiotics, bronchodilators and anti-inflammatory medications using hand-held nebulizers, metered-dose inhalers and positive pressure equipment.
  • Routinely collaborated with department managers to correct problems and improve services.
  • Documented therapies and diagnostic tests in patient electronic records for use by care team.
  • Established respiratory care plans for patients suffering from cystic fibrosis, asthma and spontaneous pneumothoraxes.
  • Evaluated patient response to respiratory treatments and revised care plans accordingly.
Education
Associate of Science: Respiratory Care Practioner, Expected in 12/2016
Pearl River Community College - Poplarville, MS
GPA:
Bachelor of Science: Psychology, Expected in 05/2015
University Of Southern Mississippi - Hattiesburg, MS
GPA:
Associate of Arts: Liberal Arts And General Studies, Expected in 12/2011
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College - Gulfport,
GPA:
Certifications
  • NRP
  • PALS
  • ACLS
  • BLS
Additional Information

I have computer experience with EPIC, McKesson, MediTech, and Cerner. I also use Pyxis and Omnicell . I am proficient at Outlook, Microsoft Word, and Excell.

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School Attended

  • Pearl River Community College
  • University Of Southern Mississippi
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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