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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Seasoned Respiratory Therapist with28 years' experience in several healthcare settings. Highly skilled in patient assessments, blood gas analysis and interpretation, therapy administration and airway management. Successful at implementing best practices to continuously advance respiratory therapy outcomes. Confident and well-trained Respiratory Therapist with 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
  • Maintain composure
  • In stressful environment
  • Patient and caregiver education
  • Equipment maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Patient care documentation
  • Drug administration trained
  • Care plan management
  • Respiratory equipment setup
  • Strong Clinical Judgment
  • Care Planning
  • Team Collaboration
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Clinical Leadership
  • Safety Protocols and Procedures
  • Caring Bedside Manner
  • Equipment Setup
  • Equipment Maintenance and Troubleshooting
Experience
09/2007 to 09/2013 Respiratory Therapist Memorial Healthcare System | Miami, FL,
  • Interacted with patients, family members and physicians to coordinate and inform regarding patient care
  • Evaluated patients with deficiencies and abnormalities within cardiopulmonary system and made medical decisions based on assessments.
09/2013 to 03/2021 Respiratory TherapistRespiratory Memorial Healthcare System | Sullivan, IL,
  • Therapist
  • Outpatient care
  • Critical thinking
  • Organizational skills
  • Work in CCU, SICU, ER, and general floor therapy
  • Computer documentation using AS400, Horizon
  • AdminRx and McKesson Paragon and perfectserve
  • Trained on Puritan Bennett 840 and 980 ventilators, Performed bronchopulmonary drainage and assisted patients with breathing exercises
  • Adhered to all standards of excellence established for respiratory care and diagnostic services
  • Identified need for medical intervention by determining patient safety risks
  • Conducted cardiopulmonary resuscitation and maintenance of airways
  • Administered medication and ventilatory support, including maintenance and management of life support systems
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
01/2020 to 12/2021 Respiratory Therapist Memorial Healthcare System | Weston, FL,
  • Conducted therapeutic and diagnostic procedures with treatment methods and equipment.
  • Set up and monitored mechanical ventilators and handled associated critical care duties.
  • Conducted cardiopulmonary resuscitation and airway maintenance.
  • Adhered to standards of excellence for respiratory care and diagnostic services.
  • Determined patient safety risks to identify medical intervention needs.
  • Interacted with patients, family members and physicians to coordinate patient care.
  • Evaluated patients for deficiencies and abnormalities and made medical decisions based on assessments.
  • Maintained charts containing patients' pertinent identification and therapy information.
  • Administered medication and ventilatory support.
  • Operated mechanical ventilators following specified parameters of treatment.
  • Set up and operated mechanical ventilators, therapeutic gas administration apparatus and aerosol generators, following specified parameters of treatment.
  • epic charting
  • Hamilton vents
03/2022 to 05/2022 Respiratory Therapist Holston Valley Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Conducted therapeutic and diagnostic procedures with treatment methods and equipment.
  • Set up and monitored mechanical ventilators and handled associated critical care duties.
  • Conducted cardiopulmonary resuscitation and airway maintenance.
  • Adhered to standards of excellence for respiratory care and diagnostic services.
  • Determined patient safety risks to identify medical intervention needs.
  • Interacted with patients, family members and physicians to coordinate patient care.
  • Evaluated patients for deficiencies and abnormalities and made medical decisions based on assessments.
  • Performed services on-site, at outpatient clinics and in patient homes.
  • Maintained charts containing patients' pertinent identification and therapy information.
  • Administered medication and ventilatory support.
  • Provided artificial respiration, external cardiac massage and assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Collaborated with physicians, nurses or other healthcare professionals to manage patient care by assisting with medical procedures or related duties.
  • Operated mechanical ventilators following specified parameters of treatment.
  • Set up and operated mechanical ventilators, therapeutic gas administration apparatus and aerosol generators, following specified parameters of treatment.
  • Explained treatment procedures to patients to gain cooperation and allay fears.
  • Educated patients and families about conditions and taught appropriate disease management techniques.
  • Monitored patient's vital signs, arterial blood gases or blood chemistry changes, consulting with physician during adverse reactions.
Education and Training
Expected in to to ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE | RESPIRATORY UCLA \ Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA GPA:
Expected in to to HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA | University Of Wisconsin, Whitewater, WI GPA:
Expected in to to Certified Respiratory Therapist, BLS | DeKalb High School, DeKalb, IL GPA:
vision and V60 Bipaps Used EPOC and IStat blood gas analyzers EKG Tech using Mortara Eli 350

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School Attended

  • RESPIRATORY UCLA \ Santa Monica College
  • University Of Wisconsin
  • DeKalb High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Respiratory Therapist
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  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Respiratory Therapist

Degrees

  • ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE
  • HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA
  • Certified Respiratory Therapist, BLS

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