respiratory clinical specialist pediatric resume example with 12+ years of experience

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Registered Respiratory Therapist with 11 years of extensive experience in all areas of neonatal and pediatric care; including external transport. A self-directed, motivated leader who is well versed in the constantly evolving field of respiratory care. I strive to maintain skills and stay up to date with all new technology, therapies, and research. I am proficient in electronic charting, Microsoft Office suite, and most major computer programs, which allows me to utilize the technology available in any position. I am seeking position to challenge and broaden my skill, while utilizing the education and leadership skills I have developed over the past 4 years. I pride myself in my dedication to build interdisciplinary focused teams to improve team engagement, skills and advanced care modalities. Quality improvement is a focus that drives me forward.

  • Assistant coordinator
  • New employee and student preceptor
  • Create orientation plan and scheduling
  • Neonatal external ground transport
  • Ventilator management
  • Advance airway placement and management
  • Protocol management
  • High risk delivery team
  • Trauma response team
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Arterial Line maintenance/ draw
  • Nitric Oxide Therapy
  • Creation of simulation classes
  • Respiratory Drug Administration
  • CPAP/BIPAP management
  • High frequency ventilation management
  • Presentations expertise
  • Training proficiency
  • Product support experience
  • Hands-on clinical instruction
  • Ventilator care
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Troubleshooting
  • Running simulators for training
  • Policy creation and review
  • Procedure creation and review
  • Quality improvement bundle development
  • Patient safety
  • Staff supervision
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Schedule management
  • Clinical assessment management
Education and Training
Greenville Technical College Greenville, SC Expected in 06/2012 Associate of Applied Science : Respiratory Care - GPA :
Newberry College Newberry, SC Expected in 12/2019 Bachelor of Science : Respiratory Care - GPA :
Mayo Clinic - Respiratory Care Manager- Children's Hospital
Goodhue, MN, 06/2021 - Current
  • Presented latest information at conferences and to groups of doctors, administrators or other healthcare professionals.
  • Support a team of over 50 Respiratory Therapist.
  • Create process improvement to improve quality care.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care and response times.
  • Explained policies, procedures and services to patients.
  • Built work schedules and staff assignments, taking workload, space and equipment availability into consideration.
  • Maintained communication and transparency with governing boards, department heads and medical staff.
  • Recruited, hired and trained new medical and facility staff.
  • Managed changes in integrated health care delivery systems and technological innovations while keeping focus on quality of care.
  • Assist with changes and audits to EMR.
  • Complete and manage payroll.
Jerome Home - Respiratory Clinical Specialist, Pediatric
New Britain, CT, 03/2019 - 06/2021
  • Active part of medically complicated patient discharge, specifically patients with tracheostomies
  • Part of a group developing trach/ home vent discharge planning and education
  • Teach ventilator and oxygenation classes to nurses and respiratory therapist
  • Host continuing education events for our state
  • Present lectures and competency check offs for 7 community hospitals in the Prisma Health Upstate system
  • Present lectures and competencies for the Children's Hospital teams
  • Offer education on best practice for physicians
  • Evaluate new equipment and products
  • Assist with the set up and management of new equipment on patients
  • Create policies, procedures, protocols, and guidelines
  • Provide remediation and improvement plans for respiratory therapy staff
  • Create orientation plans for new employees
  • Assist with both NICU and PICU transport teams
  • Involved with the small baby unit team for the NICU
  • Educating respiratory and nursing staff on new products
  • Create new process to help with work flow for the system related to neonates and pediatrics
  • Identify clinical needs, goals, and constraints to provide feasible solutions using company products.
  • Create plans to improve quality in our patient care areas.
  • Audits to ensure we meet our quality goals.
  • Interdisciplinary education development.
  • Run mock rapid responses and code for multiple areas in the Children's hospital
  • Teach external transport team competencies
  • Troubleshooting clinical issues
Greenville Health System - Registered Respiratory Therapist (ADV)
City, STATE, 06/2012 - 03/2019
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Precepted and delivered clinical coaching to new graduate RNs and new RN hires.
  • Educated family members about proper care procedures.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
  • Placed and managed advance airways.
  • Part of teams that respond to high risk deliveries, codes, and traumas
  • Involved with the specialized small baby unit in the neonatal ICU and the skin committee that is involved.
  • Managed ventilators using protocols in the ICU.
  • Managed protocols in the emergency department and acute care floors.
  • Precepted new employees and student respiratory therapist
  • Super user for several new pieces of equipment.
  • Very proficient at electronic charting.
  • Assistant coordinator.
  • Several years on neonatal external transport team and recently joined pediatric external transport team.
  • Blood gas collection and analysis.
  • Managed and cared for Servo and Dreager ventilators.
  • Received my neonatal and pediatric specialist certification (NPS).
  • Current with NRP, PALS, and BLS
  • Worked with physicians, nurses, and other therapist to create an effective care plan for our patients.
  • Internal transports with nursing on critical patients.
Greenville Health System Giving - Respiratory Therapist Assistant
City, STATE, 08/2011 - 06/2012
  • Created and maintained a safe patient and working environment.
  • Patient assessments.
  • Developed critical thinking.
  • Gave breathing treatments on the acute care pediatric floor and CEC.
  • Trach changes, care, and education.
  • Asthma education for families.
Company Name - Certified Nursing Assistant
City, State, 01/2009 - 08/2011
  • Created and maintained safe living environment for patients, and helped facilitate activities of daily living (ADL).
  • Provided personal care for patients, including taking vital signs, monitor I&O, administering routine respiratory treatments and completing patient need assessments.
  • Assessed patients, documented and monitored vital signs, and communicated changes to supervising RNs.
  • Supported patient mobility needs and transported to appointments.
  • Provided patients and families with emotional support.
  • Answered patient call lights and requests.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Turned and re-positioned bedridden patients.
  • Collected and delivered biological samples such as urine and blood for testing.
  • Neonatal Pediatric Specalist
  • AARC Member 9561846
  • Pediatric Respiratory Therapist of the Year 2018
  • Junior Director of the Piedmont region of the SCSRC
  • SCSRC President-Elect 2023

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School Attended

  • Greenville Technical College
  • Newberry College

Job Titles Held:

  • Respiratory Care Manager- Children's Hospital
  • Respiratory Clinical Specialist, Pediatric
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (ADV)
  • Respiratory Therapist Assistant
  • Certified Nursing Assistant


  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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