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respiratory therapist resume example with 18+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Summary

Seasoned Respiratory Therapist with 18 years of experience in healthcare locations and community-based settings. Highly skilled in patient assessments, blood gas analysis and interpretation and airway management. Successful at implementing best practices to advance respiratory therapy outcomes. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success.

Skills
  • Patient care documentation
  • Drug administration trained
  • Care plan management
  • MS Office proficiency
  • Equipment maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Patient and caregiver education
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Outpatient care
  • Respiratory equipment setup
  • MultitasClaire
  • WorClaire collaboratively
  • Training & Development
  • Team building
  • Computer skills
  • Problem resolution
  • Body mechanics competency
Experience
Respiratory Therapist, 11/2016 - Current
Integris Health Spencer, OK,
  • 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.
  • Set up and monitored mechanical ventilators and handled associated critical care duties.
  • Conducted therapeutic and diagnostic procedures with treatment methods and equipment.
  • Followed established guidelines to compliantly deliver services.
  • 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.
  • Assisted physicians with intubations, ventilator management and bronchoscopies.
  • Documented, handled and reported critical values.
  • Explained respiratory diagnosis information, treatments and prescription instructions to patients.
  • 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.
  • Consulted and counseled patients and caregivers.
  • Provided patients with information about treatment plans, prescribed medications and at-home care for chronic and acute conditions.
Respiratory Therapist, 06/2011 - 11/2016
Integris Health Moore, OK,
  • Performed testing for the Department of Labor Black Lung Division which included Pulmonary Function Testing and Stress Testing.
  • Interacted with patients, family members and physicians to coordinate patient care.
  • Adhered to standards of excellence for respiratory care and diagnostic services.
  • Evaluated patients for deficiencies and abnormalities and made medical decisions based on assessments.
  • Performed bronchopulmonary drainage and assisted patients with breathing exercises.
  • Conducted therapeutic and diagnostic procedures with treatment methods and equipment.
  • Performed services on-site, at outpatient clinics and in patient homes.
  • Delivered comprehensive care to restore and strengthen patients' respiratory functions.
  • 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.
  • Documented, handled and reported critical values.
  • Explained respiratory diagnosis information, treatments and prescription instructions to patients.
  • 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.
  • Consulted and counseled patients and caregivers.
  • Provided patients with information about treatment plans, prescribed medications and at-home care for chronic and acute conditions.
Respiratory Therapist, 11/2007 - 06/2011
Integris Health Mustang, OK,
  • 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.
  • Performed bronchopulmonary drainage and assisted patients with breathing exercises.
  • Determined patient safety risks to identify medical intervention needs.
  • Set up and monitored mechanical ventilators and handled associated critical care duties.
  • Conducted therapeutic and diagnostic procedures with treatment methods and equipment.
  • Followed established guidelines to compliantly deliver services.
  • Administered bronchodilators, antibiotics, mucolytics, and anti-inflammatory medications via devices such as hand-held nebulizers, metered-dose inhalers, and positive pressure devices.
  • 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.
  • Documented, handled and reported critical values.
  • Administered therapies and medications via inhalers, gas administration apparatuses and environmental control systems.
  • 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.
Respiratory Therapist, 08/2003 - 11/2007
Integris Health Oklahoma City, OK,
  • 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.
  • Performed bronchopulmonary drainage and assisted patients with breathing exercises.
  • Determined patient safety risks to identify medical intervention needs.
  • Set up and monitored mechanical ventilators and handled associated critical care duties.
  • Conducted therapeutic and diagnostic procedures with treatment methods and equipment.
  • Followed established guidelines to compliantly deliver services.
  • 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.
  • Participated in adult and newborn resuscitation and applied emergency interventions to restore respiratory functions.
  • 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.
  • Administered therapies and medications via inhalers, gas administration apparatuses, environmental control systems and aerosol generators.
  • Documented, handled and reported critical values.
  • Explained respiratory diagnosis information, treatments and prescription instructions to patients.
  • 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.
  • Consulted and counseled patients and caregivers.
  • Provided patients with information about treatment plans, prescribed medications and at-home care for chronic and acute conditions.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Respiratory Therapy, Expected in 05/2003
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Southeast Community And Technical College - Pineville, KY,
GPA:
Status -
Certifications
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
  • BLS Training - Expires 07/2022
  • Licensed RRT - NBRC Reg # 85012 - Exp 08/31/2023
  • Licensed RRT - VA License # 0117005868 - Exp 02/28/2023
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School Attended

  • Southeast Community And Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Respiratory Therapist

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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