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registered respiratory therapist resume example with 12+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Seasoned Respiratory Therapist with 13 years of experience in healthcare locations and community-based settings. Highly skilled in patient assessments, blood gas analysis and interpretation and airway management. Successful at implementing best practices to advance respiratory therapy outcomes. Provide inpatient and outpatient therapeutic services. Adept at managing COPD, sleep apnea, congestive heart failure and other chronic conditions. Skilled in instructing patients and caregivers about proper use, maintenance and safety of respiratory equipment. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success. Brings advanced knowledge of respiratory conditions affecting different populations. Focused on delivering cost-effective, top-quality and successful care based on sound practices. Expert in delivering range of treatments and managing continuous workloads.

Skills
  • Patient care documentation
  • MS Office proficiency
  • Outpatient care
  • Patient and caregiver education
  • Equipment maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Respiratory equipment setup
  • Medication administration
  • Care plan management
  • Drug administration trained
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • PPE use
  • Team building
  • Organizational skills
  • People skills
  • Communication
  • Good work ethic
  • Reliable & trustworthy
  • Organization
Experience
10/2022 to Current Registered Respiratory Therapist Norman Regional Hospital Authority | Norman, OK,
  • Conducted therapeutic and diagnostic procedures with treatment methods and equipment.
  • Interacted with patients, family members and physicians to coordinate patient care.
  • Conducted EKGs, stress testing or lung capacity tests to evaluate patients' cardiopulmonary functions.
  • Transcribed physicians' notes and maintained patient charts with treatment data.
  • Explained treatment procedures to patients to gain cooperation and allay fears.
03/2021 to Current Registered Respiratory Therapist Norman Regional Hospital Authority | Unavailable, OK,
  • Conducted cardiopulmonary resuscitation and airway maintenance.
  • Conducted therapeutic and diagnostic procedures with treatment methods and equipment.
  • Interacted with patients, family members and physicians to coordinate patient care.
  • Administered medication and ventilatory support.
  • Determined patient safety risks to identify medical intervention needs.
  • Adhered to standards of excellence for respiratory care and diagnostic services.
  • Evaluated patients for deficiencies and abnormalities and made medical decisions based on assessments.
  • Followed established guidelines to compliantly deliver services.
  • Performed bronchopulmonary drainage and assisted patients with breathing exercises.
  • Set up and monitored mechanical ventilators and handled associated critical care duties.
  • Collaborated with physicians, nurses or other healthcare professionals to manage patient care by assisting with medical procedures or related duties.
  • Inspected and cleaned respiratory therapy equipment to maintain functionality.
  • Educated patients and families about conditions and taught appropriate disease management techniques.
  • Maintained patient airways with endotracheal intubation.
  • Managed care of patients with diverse conditions alongside physicians, nurses and support team members.
  • Monitored patient's vital signs, arterial blood gases or blood chemistry changes, consulting with physician during adverse reactions.
  • Set up and operated mechanical ventilators, therapeutic gas administration apparatus and aerosol generators, following specified parameters of treatment.
  • Demonstrated respiratory care procedures to trainees or other healthcare personnel.
  • Enforced physicians' orders for specific treatment protocols and durations.
06/2010 to 02/2021 Registered Respiratory Therapist Norman Regional Hospital Authority | Moore, OK,
  • Conducted cardiopulmonary resuscitation and airway maintenance.
  • Conducted therapeutic and diagnostic procedures with treatment methods and equipment.
  • Interacted with patients, family members and physicians to coordinate patient care.
  • Administered medication and ventilatory support.
  • Determined patient safety risks to identify medical intervention needs.
  • Adhered to standards of excellence for respiratory care and diagnostic services.
  • Evaluated patients for deficiencies and abnormalities and made medical decisions based on assessments.
  • Followed established guidelines to compliantly deliver services.
  • Performed bronchopulmonary drainage and assisted patients with breathing exercises.
  • Set up and monitored mechanical ventilators and handled associated critical care duties.
  • Collaborated with physicians, nurses or other healthcare professionals to manage patient care by assisting with medical procedures or related duties.
  • Inspected and cleaned respiratory therapy equipment to maintain functionality.
  • Educated patients and families about conditions and taught appropriate disease management techniques.
  • Maintained patient airways with endotracheal intubation.
  • Managed care of patients with diverse conditions alongside physicians, nurses and support team members.
  • Monitored patient's vital signs, arterial blood gases or blood chemistry changes, consulting with physician during adverse reactions.
  • Set up and operated mechanical ventilators, therapeutic gas administration apparatus and aerosol generators, following specified parameters of treatment.
  • Demonstrated respiratory care procedures to trainees or other healthcare personnel.
  • Enforced physicians' orders for specific treatment protocols and durations.
  • Maintained charts containing patients' pertinent identification and therapy information.
  • Tracked changes in blood chemistry, vital signs and other markers of improvement or decompensation in critically ill patients.
  • Operated mechanical ventilators following specified parameters of treatment.
  • Read prescription information and laboratory results to assess patients' needs and conditions.
  • Performed bronchopulmonary drainage and instructed patients in breathing exercises.
  • Explained treatment procedures to patients to gain cooperation and allay fears.
  • Provided artificial respiration, external cardiac massage and assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Education and Training
Expected in 01/2018 to to Bachelor of Science | Education Bellevue University, Bellevue, NE GPA:
Expected in 05/2010 to to Associate of Applied Science | Respiratory Therapy Tidewater Community College, Norfolk, VA GPA:
Expected in to to Master of Science | Healthcare Administration Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA GPA:

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School Attended

  • Bellevue University
  • Tidewater Community College
  • Liberty University

Job Titles Held:

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

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Master of Science

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