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

Accomplished Respiratory Care Practitioner offering 40 years of medical experience providing outstanding respiratory healthcare to patients. Talented in assessing patients, developing comprehensive respiratory treatment plans, carefully monitoring treatment effectiveness and educating patients for better health condition maintenance. Expert in measuring patient health status to guide treatment and provide ideal outcomes. Flexible individual capable of overseeing ventilator setting adjustments and performing diagnostic tests. Comendable RRT with 30 years of successful experience in [cpr] and assisting with intubations. Strengths in clinical evaluations and communications, data entry and organization. Enthusiastic Respiratory Therapist eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of multitask ordering, documentation and training in interpreting respiratory laboratory results. Expert in proficiently managing care for patients with respiratory illnesses through detailed patient assessments, active listening, care plan development and consistent tracking of health condition progress. Personable communicator with drive to provide patients with effective health solutions and excellent customer service. Accomplished Respiratory Care Practitioner offering 40 years of medical experience providing respiratory care with 02, nebulizer therapy, breathing therapy techniques. Talented in assessing patients, developing comprehensive respiratory treatment plans, carefully monitoring treatment effectiveness and educating patients for better health maintenance and the documentation to that effect. Expert in measuring patient health status to guide treatment and provide ideal outcomes.

Skills
  • Patient Assessments
  • Breathing treatments
  • Developing patient care plans
  • Cpr/ preparing and assisting with intubations
  • Rapid response team member
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Diagnosing conditions
  • Health administration
  • EMR / EHR
Work History
Respiratory Care Practitioner, 03/1995 to 03/1997
Option Care HealthPortland, OR,
  • Educated patients and caregivers on proper ways to use breathing apparatuses at home.
  • Oversaw needs of patients of all ages in long-term healthcare center, consistently providing high level of quality care.
  • Setup oxygen, CPAP and BiPAP machines for patients requiring breathing treatments.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Managed quality assurance program, including on-site evaluations, internal audits and customer surveys.
  • Met with nursing team members and assessed patient medical records, making appropriate changes to respiratory care and therapy to enhance outcomes.
  • Adhered to strict infection control measures and verified proper cleaning and sanitation of respiratory equipment prior to each use.
  • Provided antibiotics, bronchodilators and anti-inflammatory medications using hand-held nebulizers, metered-dose inhalers and positive pressure equipment.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
Relief Supervisor Respiratory Therapist, 05/2005 to 06/2008
Ascension (System Office)Burnet, TX,
  • Lead Respiratory care team in delivery of goals and objectives,resulting in Jcah, State Medicare, and OSHA approvals.
  • Handled 10-25 calls per 12 hours to address patients, staffs, and physicians request.
  • Worked with diverse background of patients to understand there needs and provide special care.
  • Resolved staffing issues including occasional disputes, call-ins, and counceling.
  • Liason between physicians, nursing staff, OA, and patient each shift.
  • Monitored 5-7 Volume ventilators per shift in a trauma emergency center level 1 and managed 7-12 therapist per 12 hour shift.
  • Developed team communications and information for departmental meetings.
Director of Cardiopulmonary , 06/1995 to 07/2000
LifemarkCity, STATE,
  • Start-up medical facility that required implementation of policies and procedures, maintaining compliance with statutory, regulatory and local, state and federal guidelines relating to JCAH ,HIPAA, OSHA, and general liabilities.
  • Organized and facilitated 1-2 departmental staff meeting per month discussing events, hospital updates, policies changes, quality control, audits results, maintenance of budget,
  • Recruited, hired and coached employees to offer high-quality, cost-effective care to all patients.
  • Recruited, hired and trained all staff, providing direct supervision, ongoing staff development and continuing education to employees.
  • Communicated with patients, ensuring that medical information was kept private.
  • Oversaw all financial transactions and management functions, strategically managing $1 million operating budget.
  • Ordered all respiratory pharmacy medication and kept check on inventory levels.
  • Designed and introduced leadership development, coaching and team management model, resulting in promotion of employees into increased levels of responsibility.
  • Direct day-to-day administrative and operational functions for 75-bed facility, providing guidance and leadership to over 47 employees across more than 3 departments including respiratory ,cardiology and partial nuclear medicine.
  • Collaborated with assistant manager to maintain daily operations.
  • Generated and reviewed incident reports, including employee write-ups, actualizing appropriate corrective action plans to mitigate ongoing and potential situations.
  • Patient satisfaction scores 90% with monthly timeframe.
  • Monitored and inspected staff processes to eliminate hazards posed for both residents and staff while ensuring continuous compliance with regulations.
  • Conducted routine facility inspections, identifying areas needing improvement and eliminating hazards posed to staff and patients for continued compliance with associated regulations.
Respiratory Therapy , 05/2008 to 07/2015
Memorial Hermann Healthcare SystemCity, STATE,
  • Educated patients and caregivers on proper ways to use breathing apparatuses at home.
  • Oversaw needs of patients of all ages in long-term healthcare center, consistently providing high level of quality care.
  • Setup oxygen, CPAP and BiPAP machines for patients requiring breathing treatments.
  • Met with nursing team members and assessed patient medical records, making appropriate changes to respiratory care and therapy to enhance outcomes.
  • Managed and operated mechanical ventilators and delivered airway management by performing ventilator changes] and maintenance.
  • Aided physicians with various procedures, including bronchoscopies, ventilator management and intubations.
  • Provided antibiotics, bronchodilators and anti-inflammatory medications using hand-held nebulizers, metered-dose inhalers and positive pressure equipment.
  • Questioned patients about medical backgrounds to obtain accurate health history data and optimize treatment plans.
Education
: Respiratory Therapy, Expected in
Texas Southern University - Houston, TX
GPA:
  • Majored in Biology
  • Graduated with GPA3.8
  • Minored in Bussiness Administration
  • Received Registry CourseCertificate, 1975

: Major Biology, Expected in 05/1975
Completetion of Respiratory Therapy Program, 1965 - Texas Southern University, Houston Texas,
GPA:
Affiliations

Registered Respiratory Therapist 1975, 12588 AARC#

Certification Respiratory Therapy Technician, 1974

Texas Medical Board Respiratory Care Practitioner

RCP#000053528.

ACLS Renewal Pending, Pals Pending Renewal

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School Attended

  • Texas Southern University
  • Completetion of Respiratory Therapy Program, 1965

Job Titles Held:

  • Respiratory Care Practitioner
  • Relief Supervisor Respiratory Therapist
  • Director of Cardiopulmonary
  • Respiratory Therapy

Degrees

  • Some College (No Degree)

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