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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Confident and well-trained Respiratory Therapist with 11 years experience, proven expertise in diverse modalities for managing respiratory symptoms, assessing patients and treating conditions. Analytical in approaching problems to meet patients' needs and achieve optimal outcomes. State-registered, fully certified and ready for fast-paced, challenging work.

Skills
  • Drug administration trained
  • Body mechanics competency
  • Equipment maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Patient and caregiver education
  • Patient care documentation
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Respiratory equipment setup
  • Planning
  • Microsoft Office
  • Communication
  • Critical thinking
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Analytical
Experience
Respiratory Therapist, 03/2014 to Current
Avera Health Watertown, SD,
  • Interacted with patients, family members and physicians to coordinate patient care.
  • Evaluated patients for deficiencies and abnormalities and made medical decisions based on assessments.
  • Determined patient safety risks to identify medical intervention needs.
  • Conducted therapeutic and diagnostic procedures with treatment methods and equipment.
  • Delivered comprehensive care to restore and strengthen patients' respiratory functions.
  • Administered medication and ventilatory support.
  • Actively participated in daily physician and patient rounds to maintain continuum of care.
  • Provided direct care to treat acute and chronic respiratory conditions and utilized therapeutic assessments to diagnose lung and breathing disorders.
  • Assisted physicians with intubations, ventilator management and bronchoscopies.
  • Delivered airway management by leveraging intubation and extubation skills, bedside and diagnostic bronchoscopy, bedside tracheostomy preparation and assistance. Operated and managed mechanical ventilators.
  • Documented, handled and reported critical values.
  • Administered therapies and medications via inhalers, gas administration apparatuses, environmental control systems and aerosol generators.
  • Explained respiratory diagnosis information, treatments and prescription instructions to patients.
  • Maintained patient medical records with treatment effectiveness and health outcomes.
  • Documented patient information and treatments in confidential electronic health records.
Respiratory Therapist, 02/2012 to 02/2014
Avera Health Wessington Springs, SD,
  • Interacted with patients, family members and physicians to coordinate patient care.
  • Conducted cardiopulmonary resuscitation and airway maintenance.
  • Determined patient safety risks to identify medical intervention needs.
  • Conducted therapeutic and diagnostic procedures with treatment methods and equipment.
  • Administered bronchodilators, antibiotics, mucolytics, and anti-inflammatory medications via devices such as hand-held nebulizers, metered-dose inhalers, and positive pressure devices.
  • Delivered comprehensive care to restore and strengthen patients' respiratory functions.
  • Administered medication and ventilatory support.
  • Actively participated in daily physician and patient rounds to maintain continuum of care.
  • Provided direct care to treat acute and chronic respiratory conditions and utilized therapeutic assessments to diagnose lung and breathing disorders.
  • Collected, analyzed and interpreted arterial blood gas.
  • Educated patients on treatment options, medication administration, therapy self-management and care plans.
  • Assisted physicians with intubations, ventilator management and bronchoscopies.
  • Delivered airway management by leveraging intubation and extubation skills, bedside and diagnostic bronchoscopy, bedside tracheostomy preparation and assistance. Operated and managed mechanical ventilators.
  • Documented, handled and reported critical values.
  • Explained respiratory diagnosis information, treatments and prescription instructions to patients.
  • Cared for patients by providing respiratory treatments using MDI with spacer, and nebulizer equipment.
  • Maintained professional and technical knowledge by attending workshops, seminars and lectures.
  • Maintained patient medical records with treatment effectiveness and health outcomes.
  • Documented patient information and treatments in confidential electronic health records.
Respiratory Therapist, 12/2010 to 02/2011
Avera Health Sioux Falls, SD,
  • Interacted with patients, family members and physicians to coordinate patient care.
  • Conducted cardiopulmonary resuscitation and airway maintenance.
  • Adhered to standards of excellence for respiratory care and diagnostic services.
  • Evaluated patients for deficiencies and abnormalities and made medical decisions based on assessments.
  • Determined patient safety risks to identify medical intervention needs.
  • Conducted therapeutic and diagnostic procedures with treatment methods and equipment.
  • Followed established guidelines to compliantly deliver services.
  • Delivered comprehensive care to restore and strengthen patients' respiratory functions.
  • Administered medication and ventilatory support.
  • Actively participated in daily physician and patient rounds to maintain continuum of care.
  • Provided direct care to treat acute and chronic respiratory conditions and utilized therapeutic assessments to diagnose lung and breathing disorders.
  • Collected, analyzed and interpreted arterial blood gas.
  • Educated patients on treatment options, medication administration, therapy self-management and care plans.
  • Assisted physicians with intubations, ventilator management and bronchoscopies.
  • Delivered airway management by leveraging intubation and extubation skills, bedside and diagnostic bronchoscopy, bedside tracheostomy preparation and assistance. Operated and managed mechanical ventilators.
  • Documented, handled and reported critical values.
  • Explained respiratory diagnosis information, treatments and prescription instructions to patients.
  • Cared for patients by providing respiratory treatments using MDI with spacer and nebulizer equipment.
  • Delivered airway management by leveraging intubation and extubation skills, bedside and consistent preparation and assistance. Operated and managed mechanical ventilators.
  • Delivered airway management by leveraging intubation and extubation skills, bedside and diagnostic bronchoscopy, bedside tracheostomy preparation and assistance, and operate and manage mechanical ventilators.
  • Maintained professional and technical knowledge by attending workshops, seminars and lectures.
  • Maintained patient medical records with treatment effectiveness and health outcomes.
  • Documented patient information and treatments in confidential electronic health records.
  • Provided patients with information about treatment plans, prescribed medications and at-home care for chronic and acute conditions.
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: Respiratory Therapy, Expected in 06/2009
to
Augusta Technical College - Augusta, GA
GPA:
Associate of Science: Chemical Laboratory Technician, Expected in 05/1998
to
Aiken Technical College - Graniteville, SC
GPA:

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School Attended
  • Augusta Technical College
  • Aiken Technical College
Job Titles Held:
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Respiratory Therapist
Degrees
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Science