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Registered Respiratory Therapist Specializing In Interventional Pulmonology resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Experienced and licensed Respiratory Therapy Practitioner, with broad experience in varied aspects of respiratory care (i.e.-hospital, home, and critical care, as well as disability PFTs and MDI evaluation). Possesses significant experience and acumen for bronchoscopy procedures, while specializing now in Interventional Pulmonology. Have assisted in creation, development, organization, and functioning of the Interventional Pulmonology Department at BJC;have been thoroughly involved in the design of facilities, selection of equipment, and management of daily procedures.

Skill Highlights
  • Superior interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional problem solver
  • Clinical documentation mastery
  • Proficient management of airway and sedation
  • Therapeutic management of airway obstruction
    Proficiency in Endobronchial and Thoracic Ultrasound
  • Precise documentation of all facts and figures related to IP
  • Skilled management of all equipment used in bronchoscopy procedures
  • Comprehensive recovery of patients, post-procedure
Education and Training
St. Louis Community College at Forest Park St. Louis, MO Expected in 1985 Associate of Science : Respiratory Care - GPA :

Clinical Training 1984-1985: Jewish Hospital; St. Mary's Hospital; St. Louis University Hospital; Barnes Hospital. Hired as Student Therapist at Barnes.

Passed Certification Test in 1985. Passed Registry Test in 1995.

Licensed in the State of Missouri 1985-current

Accomplishments

Research - 1998-2013 - professional participation in numerous research studies, including: Allergen Challenge; SCORE Asthma; SARP Asthma; Cystic Fibrosis; Steroid Withdrawal Asthma; MIA; Endotoxin; AIR2; Bronchial Thermoplasty; Calypso Fiducial Marker; ASPIRE Clinical. Primary investigators in studies include the following physicians: Mario Castro, Daniel Schuster, Daniel Rosenbluth, Martin Mayse, Alex Chen, Jeffrey Bradley, Parag Parikh, Roger Yusen.

Presentations - 2007-2013 - individual presentations on pulmonary and interventional pulmonology topics at the following venues/groups: AARC International Respiratory Conference; St. Louis Community College at Forest Park; Thoracic Oncology Group; Washington University School of Medicine's Interventional Pulmonary Didactic Conference; American Lung Association; Tennessee Nurse Practitioners' Assn.; St. Clair County (IL) Respiratory Care Professionals.

Award - 2001 - Quality Team Award - Moderate Sedation/Anesthesia PI Team.

Professional Memberships - 1985 spanning to current date - AARC, NBRC, Missouri Society for Respiratory Care, International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology

Professional Experience
Williams Bros. Health Care - Registered Respiratory Therapist, Specializing in Interventional Pulmonology
New Albany, IN, 03/2006 - Current

Prepare and set up all equipment for bronchoscopic and pleuroscopic procedures; Brief patients on details of procedure; Anesthetize and manage patient airways; Collect specimens and prepare for lab analysis; Clean and maintain of all equipment.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital - Special Procedures Therapist
City, STATE, 1990 - 02/2006

Disability Pulmonary Function Testing for the State of Missouri; Specialized Ventilation in ICU setting; Bronchoscopy Procedures; Trans-tracheal oxygen catheter insertion.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital - Staff Therapist, MDI Evaluator, and Pulmonary Rehab Service Therapist
City, STATE, 10/1985 - 1990

Customary responsibilities for each of these positions, as determined by BJC at the time.

Home Health Care Equipment Co. - Staff Respiratory Therapist
City, STATE, 06/1988 - 10/1989

In-home Patient Evaluation; Set-up of nebulizers, CPAP, negative pressure ventilation, bilirubin lights, oxygen equipment; Patient Education regarding same.

Publications

Articles - co-author of the following journal articles:

"Biopsy of Peripheral Pulmonary Lesions using Real Time Radial Endobronchial Ultrasound and a 'Double Barrel' Bronchoscope."Journal of Bronchology & Interventional Pulmonology. 2009.


"Endobronchial Ultrasound-guided Transbronchial Mini Forceps Biopsy of Mediastinal and Hilar Lymph Node Stations." Journal of Bronchology & Interventional Pulmonology. 2009.


"Ultrasound-guided Transthoracic Forceps Biopsy of a Peripheral Lung Mass." Journal of Bronchology & Interventional Pulmonology. 2010.


"Endobronchial Ultrasound-guided Mini Forceps Biopsy of Mediastinal and Hilar Lesions." Annals of Thoracic Surgery.2011.


Abstracts - co-author of the following:

"A Bench-top Test of Bronchoscopically-implanted Fiducial Marker Fixation Rates." ATS International Conference. Toronto, Canada. 2008.


"Use of Indwelling Tunneled Pleural Catheters for the Management of Hepatic Hydrothorax." American College of Chest Physicians. Vancouver, BC, Canada. 2010.


Acknowledgments - recognition for support and assistance

"Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes Directed Against Donor HLA Class 1 Antigens on Airway Epithelial Cells Are Present in Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid from Lung Transplant Recipients during Acute Rejection." Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 1999.


"Glucocorticoid Withdrawal Reflects T Cell Recruitment to the Airway." American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine. 2004.


"Epithelial Cell Proliferation Contributes to Airway Remodeling in Severe Asthma." American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine. 2007.

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School Attended

  • St. Louis Community College at Forest Park

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist, Specializing in Interventional Pulmonology
  • Special Procedures Therapist
  • Staff Therapist, MDI Evaluator, and Pulmonary Rehab Service Therapist
  • Staff Respiratory Therapist

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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