registered respiratory therapist resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Highly motivated seasoned Respiratory Therapist with 14 years of experience in an adult healthcare setting looking to begin a new career since completing a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in information technology. Highly skilled in communication, organization, and data analysis. Successful at implementing best practices to continuously advance training techniques. Liaison for the department in cross-training co-workers. Effective at developing training material for the department and onboarding new employees.


  • WGU Micro-Credential in Applied Business Skills
  • WGU College of Business Micro-Credential in Management
  • WGU Micro-Credential in Business Essentials
  • WGU Micro-Credential in Human Resource Management
  • Effectively collaborated with a team of 8 in the development of training for equipment.
  • Manage scheduling of procedures
  • Train co-workers on new equipment and procedures
  • Flow-to-work mentality
  • Maintain logs for quality and compliance to be audit ready
  • Troubleshooting
  • Critical thinking
  • Leadership skills
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Excellent work ethic
  • MS Office
  • Organization and Time Management
  • Attention to Detail
  • Active Listening
  • Flexible and Adaptable
Work History
Registered Respiratory Therapist, 08/2016 to Current
Medstar HealthChester, MD,
  • Contribute to the diagnosis of pulmonary disorders by evaluating patient pulmonary systems using spirometers and other respiratory testing equipment.
  • Assist physicians during bronchoscopies, EBUS, and robotic bronchoscopies.
  • Register patients by confirming identification, reviewing consultation requests, and entering anticipated services into the patient log.
  • Utilize a variety of technical equipment, including stethoscopes and sphygmomanometers, to meet patient needs and prescribed medical therapies.
  • Maintain and adjust pulmonary equipment and establish protocols.
  • Offer friendly and efficient service to all patients, and handle challenging situations with ease.
  • Handle day-to-day running of computers, telephones, and equipment, ensuring high levels of productivity and progression.
  • Collaborate with physicians to achieve the best outcomes for patients.
  • Document over 20 therapies and diagnostic tests in the patient's electronic record for use by the care team daily.
  • Inspect, maintain and adjust pulmonary function testing equipment to maintain optimal functionality and diagnostic usefulness.
  • Evaluated patient response to respiratory treatments and revised care plans accordingly
Registered Respiratory Therapist, 06/2008 to 07/2016
Medstar HealthCrofton, MD,
  • Maintained proper oxygen titration levels of patients receiving ventilator support.
  • Evaluated patient response to respiratory treatments and revised care plans accordingly.
  • Provided bronchodilators and anti-inflammatory medications using hand-held nebulizers, metered-dose inhalers and positive pressure equipment.
  • Consistently responded within time limits to requests for respiratory assessments.
  • Documented therapies and diagnostic tests in patient electronic records for use by care team.
  • Coordinated with physicians and other care team members on care and treatments.
  • Worked with patients to administer aerosolized respiratory medications and chest percussion treatments to improve breathing.
  • Provided designated family members with updated information on progress and treatment of patients in critical care unit.
  • Verified proper set-up of ventilators for both adult and pediatric patients.
  • Aided physicians with various procedures, including bronchoscopies, ventilator management and intubations.
  • Cooperated and communicated effectively with physicians to deliver client satisfaction and meet compliance with set standards.
  • Routinely collaborated with department managers to correct problems and improve services.
Certified Pharmacy Technician, 07/2001 to 10/2009
Trihealth, Inc.West College Corner, IN,
  • Answered incoming phone calls and addressed questions from customers and healthcare providers.
  • Calculated dosage, filled prescriptions and prepared prescription labels with absolute accuracy.
  • Counted and labeled prescriptions with correct item and quantity.
  • Stocked, labeled and inventoried medication to keep accurate records.
  • Performed various pharmacy operational activities with strong commitment to accuracy, efficiency and service quality.
  • Entered and processed patients' prescriptions into internal system.
  • Consulted with insurance company representatives to complete claims processing, resolve concerns and reconcile payments.
  • Ordered medicines daily to replenish stock and increase inventory in anticipation of need.
  • Resolved non-routine issues like third-party billing, computer system and customer service issues.
  • Reviewed and verified customer information and insurance provider information.
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration, IT Management, Expected in 07/2022 to Western Governors University - Salt Lake City, UT,
Associate of Arts: , Expected in 06/2008 to Santa Fe College - Gainesville, FL,
Associate of Science: Respiratory Therapy, Expected in 06/2008 to Santa Fe College - Gainesville FL,

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School Attended

  • Western Governors University
  • Santa Fe College
  • Santa Fe College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician


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

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