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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Registered Respiratory Therapist known for delivering exceptional patient care in hospital environments. Experience working with pediatric patients with congenital lung conditions, asthma and traumatic pulmonary conditions requiring close care and innovative treatment approaches. Natural communicator with children with talent reducing fears through education and judicious use of humor.

Skills
  • Patient Care
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Airway Management
  • Critical Care
  • Respiratory equipment setup
  • Patient education
  • Medication Administration
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Physical assessments
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Analytical skills
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Emergency Care
  • Written Communication
  • Compassion
Work History
04/2016 to Current Registered Respiratory Therapist Carle Foundation Hospital | Hoopeston, IL,
  • Maintained proper oxygen titration levels of patients receiving ventilator support.
  • Evaluated patient response to respiratory treatments and revised care plans accordingly.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Worked with patients to administer aerosolized respiratory medications and chest percussion treatments to improve breathing.
  • Verified proper set-up of ventilators for both adult and pediatric patients.
  • Monitored patient's physiological responses to therapy such as vital signs, arterial blood gases and blood chemistry changes.
  • Provided comprehensive care to improve and strengthen clients' respiratory functions.
  • Aided physicians with various procedures such as bronchoscopies, ventilator management and intubations.
  • Delivered treatment for patients experiencing chronic and acute respiratory illnesses by conducting assessments and providing diagnoses.
  • 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.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Cooperated and communicated with physicians to deliver patient satisfaction and meet compliance with set standards.
  • Educated patient and family on patient's illness and available remedies.
  • Assessed, diagnosed and treated breathing issues.
  • Maintained patient charts and information, strictly adhering to HIPAA laws and privacy guidelines.
  • Responded to emergency codes and calls during off-hours and immediately initiated treatment.
  • Analyzed and ran tests and conveyed results to other staff.
  • Provided emergency care to patients.
  • Evaluated care policies using patient records and current research findings to develop better treatment.
  • Assessed response to planned care through monitoring and recording patient condition.
05/2001 to Current Shift Manager Fedex Cross Border | Cypress, TX,
  • Trained and mentored new employees to maximize team performance.
  • Kept employees operating productively and working on task to meet business and customer needs.
  • Exercised composure under pressure and in escalated customer service scenarios.
  • Evaluated performance, adjusted strategies and maintained agile, sustainable operations.
  • Coached crew members to optimize performance and motivate toward more efficient work.
  • Tracked receipts, employee hours and inventory movements.
  • Adhered to company standards and compliance requirements for operations and cleanliness of areas.
  • Assisted management team in developing and creating welcoming atmosphere for crew members to voice complaints.
04/2014 to 02/2016 Registered Respiratory Therapist Carle Foundation Hospital | Eureka, IL,
  • Worked with patients to administer aerosolized respiratory medications and chest percussion treatments to improve breathing.
  • Aided physicians with various procedures such as bronchoscopies, ventilator management and intubations.
  • Managed and operated mechanical ventilators to deliver airway management.
  • Cooperated and communicated with physicians to deliver patient satisfaction and meet compliance with set standards.
  • Maintained patient charts and information, strictly adhering to HIPAA laws and privacy guidelines.
  • Provided emergency care to patients.
  • Analyzed and ran tests and conveyed results to other staff.
Education
Expected in 05/2013 Associate Degree | Respiratory Therapy American Career College, Ontario, CA GPA:
Expected in High School Diploma | General Studies Sultana High School, Hesperia, CA GPA:
Certifications
  • RRT-NPS - Registered Respiratory Therapist - Neonatal/Pediatric Specialist
  • RRT - Registered Respiratory Therapist

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School Attended

  • American Career College
  • Sultana High School

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  • Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Shift Manager
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  • Associate Degree
  • High School Diploma

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