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registered respiratory therapist resume example with 13 years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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Professional Summary

Experienced Registered Respiratory Therapist with over 13 years of experience working with neonatal, pediatric, 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. Experience with leadership and lead or charge therapist positions. Also experienced with insurance verification, qualification and budgeting. Valuable educator and patient advocate.

Skills
  • Teambuilding
  • Decision-Making
  • Flexible and Adaptable
  • Active Listening
  • Excellent Communication
  • Analytical and Critical Thinking
  • Written Communication
  • Self-Motivated
  • Attention to Detail
  • Problem-Solving
  • Leadership qualities
Education
Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN Expected in 11/2022 Bachelor of Science : Healthcare Administration - GPA :
Kennebec Valley Community College Fairfield, ME Expected in 05/2009 Associate of Science : Respiratory Care - GPA :
Certifications
  • RRT - Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • RPFT - Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist
  • CRT - Certified Respiratory Therapist

Accomplishments
  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets.
  • Supervised team of 8 staff members.
  • NRP
  • ACLS
  • Pals
  • CPR
Work History
Lifepoint Hospitals - Registered Respiratory Therapist
Watertown, WI, 05/2021 - Current
  • Coordinated with physicians and other care team members on care and treatments.
  • Documented therapies and diagnostic tests in patient electronic records for use by care team.
  • Verified proper set-up of ventilators for both adult and pediatric patients.
  • Consistently responded within time limits to requests for respiratory assessments.
  • Managed and operated mechanical ventilators to deliver airway management.
  • Cooperated and communicated with physicians to deliver patient satisfaction and meet compliance with set standards.
  • Provided comprehensive care to improve and strengthen clients' respiratory functions.
  • Developed system of staff communication to enable quicker implementation of treatment plans and improved comprehensive patient care.
  • Analyzed patient and family feedback to identify opportunities for staff recognition and areas for improvement.
  • Maintained patient charts and information, strictly adhering to HIPAA laws and privacy guidelines.
  • Educated patient and family on patient's illness and available remedies.
  • Assessed response to planned care through monitoring and recording patient condition.
  • Worked along side the administrator in writing and executing policies.
  • Insurance verification for respiratory and DME equipment for patients.
  • Provided education to patients and caregivers on health insurance coverage and financial assistance.
  • Worked with physician's to create care plans for patients of all ages.
Lifepoint Hospitals - Registered Respiratory Therapist
Lake Havasu City, AZ, 07/2014 - 04/2021
  • Worked with patients to administer aerosolized respiratory medications and chest percussion treatments to improve breathing.
  • Coordinated with physicians and other care team members on care and treatments.
  • Documented therapies and diagnostic tests in patient electronic records for use by care team.
  • Evaluated patient response to respiratory treatments and revised care plans accordingly.
  • Worked as a lead therapist responsible for staffing and management during my shifts.
Lifepoint Hospitals - Registered Respiratory Therapist
Sanford, NC, 08/2011 - 06/2014
  • Worked with patients to administer aerosolized respiratory medications and chest percussion treatments to improve breathing.
  • Coordinated with physicians and other care team members on care and treatments.
  • Documented therapies and diagnostic tests in patient electronic records for use by care team.
  • Evaluated patient response to respiratory treatments and revised care plans accordingly.
Lifepoint Hospitals - Registered Respiratory Therapist
Hancock, MI, 07/2009 - 08/2011
  • Worked with patients to administer aerosolized respiratory medications and chest percussion treatments to improve breathing.
  • Coordinated with physicians and other care team members on care and treatments.
  • Documented therapies and diagnostic tests in patient electronic records for use by care team.
  • Evaluated patient response to respiratory treatments and revised care plans accordingly.
  • Verified proper set-up of ventilators for both adult and pediatric patients.
  • Maintained proper oxygen titration levels of patients receiving ventilator support.
  • Consistently responded within time limits to requests for respiratory assessments.
  • Established respiratory care plans for patients suffering from cystic fibrosis, asthma and spontaneous pneumothoraxes.
  • Provided designated family members with updated information on progress and treatment of patients in critical care unit.
  • Managed and operated mechanical ventilators to deliver airway management.
  • Provided antibiotics, bronchodilators and anti-inflammatory medications with hand-held nebulizers, metered-dose inhalers and positive pressure equipment.
  • Delivered treatment for patients experiencing chronic and acute respiratory illnesses by conducting assessments and providing diagnoses.
  • Aided physicians with various procedures such as bronchoscopies, ventilator management and intubations.
  • Monitored patient's physiological responses to therapy such as vital signs, arterial blood gases and blood chemistry changes.
  • Cooperated and communicated with physicians to deliver patient satisfaction and meet compliance with set standards.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Developed system of staff communication to enable quicker implementation of treatment plans and improved comprehensive patient care.
  • Analyzed patient and family feedback to identify opportunities for staff recognition and areas for improvement.
  • Provided emergency care to patients.
  • Maintained patient charts and information, strictly adhering to HIPAA laws and privacy guidelines.
  • Assessed, diagnosed and treated breathing issues.
  • Evaluated care policies using patient records and current research findings to develop better treatment.

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School Attended

  • Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis
  • Kennebec Valley Community College

Job Titles Held:

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

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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