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registered respiratory therapist resume example with 9+ years of experience

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

Seasoned Respiratory Therapist with 4 years of experience in acute healthcare settings. 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
  • Spirometer reading
  • Physical assessments
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Diagnostic tools
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Emergency Care
  • Patient Care
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Tracheotomies
  • Critical Care
  • Airway Management
  • Medication Administration
  • Patient education
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Computer skills
  • Teamwork
  • Self-motivated professional
  • Organization and Time management
  • Good telephone etiquette
  • Staff education and training
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Patient Assessments
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Cultural awareness
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Good listening skills
  • Troubleshooting
  • First Aid/CPR/BLS/ACLS
Work History
Registered Respiratory Therapist, 06/2020 - 06/2021
Einstein Healthcare Network Philadelphia, PA,
  • Evaluated patient response to respiratory treatments and revised care plans accordingly.
  • Maintained proper oxygen titration levels of patients receiving ventilator support.
  • Delivered treatment for patients experiencing chronic and acute respiratory illnesses by conducting assessments and providing diagnoses.
  • Provided antibiotics, bronchodilators and anti-inflammatory medications using hand-held nebulizers, metered-dose inhalers and positive pressure equipment.
  • Verified proper set-up of ventilators for adult patients.
  • Worked with patients to administer aerosolized respiratory medications and chest percussion treatments to improve breathing.
  • Consistently responded within time limits to requests for respiratory assessments.
  • 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.
  • Managed and operated mechanical ventilators and delivered airway management by performing routine vent checks and change vent settings.
  • Adhered to social distancing protocols and wore mask or face shield at all times.
  • Recognized and treated COVID-19 symptoms according to established policies and practices.
  • Ordered and executed various tests, analyses and diagnostic images to provide information on patient condition.
  • Met with patients to discuss medical histories and current complaints.
  • Reviewed patient files and records, including allergies, problems, medications and immunization statuses.
  • Taught patients how to live within limits of capabilities and celebrated successes.
Registered Respiratory Therapist, 07/2017 - 06/2020
Einstein Healthcare Network Philadelphia, PA,
  • Evaluated patient response to respiratory treatments and revised care plans accordingly.
  • Maintained proper oxygen titration levels of patients receiving ventilator support.
  • Delivered treatment for patients experiencing chronic and acute respiratory illnesses by conducting assessments and providing diagnoses.
  • Provided antibiotics, bronchodilators and anti-inflammatory medications using hand-held nebulizers, metered-dose inhalers and positive pressure equipment.
  • Established respiratory care plans for patients suffering from cystic fibrosis, asthma and spontaneous pneumothoraxes.
  • Coordinated with physicians and other care team members on care and treatments.
  • Verified proper set-up of ventilators for both adult and pediatric patients.
  • Consistently responded within time limits to requests for respiratory assessments.
  • Routinely collaborated with department managers to correct problems and improve services.
  • Provided comprehensive care to improve and strengthen clients' respiratory functions.
  • Adhered to social distancing protocols and wore mask or face shield at all times.
  • Performed and analyzed ABG's results.
  • Provided emergency care for patients suffering from Asthma, C.O.P.D. exacerbations.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Assisted patients dealing with traumatic injuries or illnesses, including stroke patients, accident victims and cardiac patients.
  • Answered codes quickly and orchestrated efficient, skilled medical care.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Demonstrated ability to advocate for and strive to protect health, safety, and rights of patient.
  • Cared for patients in 25-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
Registered Respiratory Therapist, 06/2017 - 06/2020
Einstein Healthcare Network Philadelphia, PA,
  • Evaluated patient response to respiratory treatments and revised care plans accordingly.
  • Maintained proper oxygen titration levels of patients receiving ventilator support.
  • Delivered treatment for patients experiencing chronic and acute respiratory illnesses by conducting assessments and providing diagnoses.
  • 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.
  • Consistently responded within time limits to requests for respiratory assessments.
Customer Returns Associate, 10/2011 - 06/2017
Masterbrand Cabinets Inc. Weslaco, TX,
  • Monitored self-checkout systems and provided assistance or intervention where required.
  • Restocked and organized merchandise in front lanes.
  • Maintained accurate system inventory by correctly inputting data changes.
  • Developed team communications and information for meetings.
  • Trained staff on operating procedures and company services.
  • Managed timely and effective replacement of damaged or missing products.
  • Trained new personnel regarding company operations, policies and services.
  • Resolved associate, tool and service delivery issues revealed by statistical reports.
  • Effective liaison between customers and internal departments.
  • Facilitated inter-departmental communication to effectively provide customer support.
  • Exhibited high energy and professionalism when dealing with all levels of clients and staff.
  • Reduced process inconsistencies and effectively trained team members on best practices and protocols.
  • Investigated and resolved accounting, service and delivery concerns.
  • Responded proactively and positively to rapid change.
Education
Associate of Applied Science: Respiratory Therapy, Expected in 05/2017
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Bluegrass Community And Technical College - Lexington, KY
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Associate of Science: Medicine (Pre-Medicine), Expected in 03/2016
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Bluegrass Community And Technical College - Lexington, KY
GPA:
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Certifications
  • RRT - Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • CRT - Certified Respiratory Therapist
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School Attended

  • Bluegrass Community And Technical College
  • Bluegrass Community And Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Customer Returns Associate

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Science

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