Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner and enthusiastic team player committed to delivering quality care. Driven to achieve exceptional patient outcomes as a key member of the respiratory department. Well versed in a broad range of patient care such as treatments, perform diagnostic test,maintaining of ventilators, bipap/cpap setup and patient assessment. I supervise other respiratory therapist technicians and students and evaluate the findings of tests.
Meditech, Cerner, Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, EKG, Hospital Fit Test (10+ years)
Educated patients in regards to medication,self management of disease, recovery measures and health.
Assisted in patient surgery preparation by administering proper medication, monitoring patients' conditions and charting abnormalities.
Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure in response to medical administration.
Ensured quality control through admissions, assessment, treatment, and referral for a broad range of patients.
Treated patients suffering from trauma, acute chest pain, respiratory failure, and drug overdoses.
06/2011 to Current
Registered Respiratory TherapistSouth Shore Hospital － Chicago, IL
Work in a fast pace and diverse setting with a variety of patients.
Responsible for administers respiratory treatments, operating mechanical ventilators, determine bipap/cpap settings, performing bronchopulmonary drainage, and interpreting arterial blood gases.
Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, troubleshooting and cleaning.
Under the supervision of a physician I will assist with intubation and bronchoscope while evaluating effects of respiratory therapy treatment plan by observing, noting and evaluate patient's progress and recommending adjustments and modifications.
I will meet the patient's goals, needs and provide quality care.
10/2001 to 06/2011
Nurse AssistantSouth Shore Hospital － Chicago, IL
I would monitor the patient condition and help them with their daily routines.
The daily task I was required to.
perform was to feed, bathe, perform vital signs, transfer patient to and from the bed, setup isolation carts, and.
ensuring the room and bed are kept tidy.
I would also assist the physician and nurse with medical treatment.
and skin care.
10/1999 to 10/2001
Medical AssistantSouth Shore Hospital － Chicago, IL
Administrative duties include answering telephones, filing patient medical charts, filling out insurance forms,.
scheduling appointments, updating patients charts, ordering labs and filling out insurance papers.
Clinical duties include assisting physicians with procedures, take vitals signs, blood draws, administer.
immunization, removing sutures, preparing patients for x-rays and casting.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Respiratory TherapyPima Medical Institute-Tucson － Tucson, AZRespiratory Therapy
Associate: Applied Science Respiratory CareMalcolm X College － Chicago, ILApplied Science Respiratory Care
Certificate in Medical Assistant, EKG,Phlebotomy
Diploma: AccountingIllinois School of Health Careers-Chicago Campus － Chicago, ILAccounting
Dunbar Vocational Career Academy High School － Chicago, IL