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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Patient-oriented Respiratory Therapist offering 30-year background assisting in diagnosing, treating and managing patients dealing with pulmonary disorders. Reputable and friendly professional paired with excellent time management and critical thinking abilities. Expertise in maintaining respiratory therapy equipment and determining requirements for treatment.

Skills
  • Spirometer reading
  • Diagnostic tools
  • Physical assessments
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Critical Thinking
  • Google Workspace
  • Analytical and Critical Thinking
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Cerner Software Proficiency
  • Decision Making
Work History
12/2003 to Current
Respiratory Therapist Spectrum Health Berrien Springs, MI,
  • Provided comprehensive care to improve and strengthen clients' respiratory functions.
  • Aided physicians with various procedures such as bronchoscopies, ventilator management and intubations.
  • Monitored patient's physiological responses to therapy such as vital signs, arterial blood gases and blood chemistry changes.
  • Analyzed patient and family feedback to identify opportunities for staff recognition and areas for improvement.
  • Managed and operated mechanical ventilators to deliver airway management.
  • Delivered treatment for patients experiencing chronic and acute respiratory illnesses by conducting assessments and providing diagnoses.
  • Developed system of staff communication to enable quicker implementation of treatment plans and improved comprehensive patient care.
  • Provided antibiotics, bronchodilators and anti-inflammatory medications with hand-held nebulizers, metered-dose inhalers and positive pressure equipment.
  • Cooperated and communicated with physicians to deliver patient satisfaction and meet compliance with set standards.
  • Provided emergency care to patients.
  • Educated patient and family on patient's illness and available remedies.
  • Treated patients after conducting assessments and laboratory testing.
  • Maintained patient charts and information, strictly adhering to HIPAA laws and privacy guidelines.
  • Assessed, diagnosed and treated breathing issues.
  • Assessed response to planned care through monitoring and recording patient condition.
02/1999 to 11/2003
Respiratory Therapist Spectrum Health Cassopolis, MI,
  • Provided comprehensive care to improve and strengthen clients' respiratory functions.
  • Aided physicians with various procedures such as bronchoscopies, ventilator management and intubations.
  • Monitored patient's physiological responses to therapy such as vital signs, arterial blood gases and blood chemistry changes.
  • Analyzed patient and family feedback to identify opportunities for staff recognition and areas for improvement.
  • Managed and operated mechanical ventilators to deliver airway management.
  • Delivered treatment for patients experiencing chronic and acute respiratory illnesses by conducting assessments and providing diagnoses.
  • Provided antibiotics, bronchodilators and anti-inflammatory medications with hand-held nebulizers, metered-dose inhalers and positive pressure equipment.
  • Cooperated and communicated with physicians to deliver patient satisfaction and meet compliance with set standards.
  • Provided emergency care to patients.
  • Educated patient and family on patient's illness and available remedies.
  • Treated patients after conducting assessments and laboratory testing.
  • Assessed response to planned care through monitoring and recording patient condition.
  • Maintained patient charts and information, strictly adhering to HIPAA laws and privacy guidelines.
  • Conducted tests such as EKGs and drainages.
11/1991 to 01/1999
Respiratory Therapist Spectrum Health Grand Rapids, MI,
  • Provided comprehensive care to improve and strengthen clients' respiratory functions.
  • Aided physicians with various procedures such as bronchoscopies, ventilator management and intubations.
  • Monitored patient's physiological responses to therapy such as vital signs, arterial blood gases and blood chemistry changes.
  • Analyzed patient and family feedback to identify opportunities for staff recognition and areas for improvement.
  • Managed and operated mechanical ventilators to deliver airway management.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Delivered treatment for patients experiencing chronic and acute respiratory illnesses by conducting assessments and providing diagnoses.
  • Provided antibiotics, bronchodilators and anti-inflammatory medications with hand-held nebulizers, metered-dose inhalers and positive pressure equipment.
  • Cooperated and communicated with physicians to deliver patient satisfaction and meet compliance with set standards.
  • Provided emergency care to patients.
  • Educated patient and family on patient's illness and available remedies.
  • Treated patients after conducting assessments and laboratory testing.
  • Assessed response to planned care through monitoring and recording patient condition.
  • Maintained patient charts and information, strictly adhering to HIPAA laws and privacy guidelines.
  • Assessed, diagnosed and treated breathing issues.
  • Conducted tests such as EKGs and drainages.
Education
Expected in to to
: General Studies
University of New Orleans - New Orleans, LA
GPA:
Expected in 08/1993 to to
Associate of Applied Science: Respiratory Therapy Technology
Louisiana Allied Health Medical - New Orleans, LA,
GPA:
Certifications
  • RRT - Registered Respiratory Therapist - 6/3/1995
  • Texas Respiratory Care Practitioner License - 11/30/2022
  • ACLS/BLS RQI Training - Quarterly

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School Attended

  • University of New Orleans
  • Louisiana Allied Health Medical

Job Titles Held:

  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Respiratory Therapist

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science

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