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

I am a self-motivated and patient-oriented Respiratory Therapist looking to use the knowledge and skills I have learned in the clinical setting, along with what I have learned through earning my Master's Degree in Healthcare Administration to obtain an Administrative Fellowship-Operations with Ochsner Health. I am committed to using my skills and expertise to provide the best care and experiences for our patients.

Skills
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Physical assessments
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Patient Care Documentation
  • Care Plan Management
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Airway Management
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Active Listening
  • Training and mentoring
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Organization and Time Management
  • Team-building/collaboration
  • Self-Motivated
  • Strong Verbal/Written Communication
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Good judgement
  • Leadership
  • Good understanding of hospital operations
  • Can present information clearly and professionally
  • Personable
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Relationship building and retention
Work History
03/2021 to Current Respiratory Therapist Careone | Morristown, NJ,
  • 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.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Cooperated and communicated with physicians to deliver patient satisfaction and meet compliance with set standards.
  • Educated patient and family on patient's illness and available remedies.
10/2019 to Current Respiratory Therapy Team Leader Careone | Jackson, NJ,
  • Mentored and guided employees to foster proper completion of assigned duties.
  • Built strong relationships with patients through positive attitude and attentive response.
  • Coordinated treatment and placement activities while supervising therapists on duty.
  • Positioned as go-to person for our staff members, assisted in troubleshooting complex administrative and training issues promptly.
  • Kept equipment running by completing pre-use checks, calibrations, and troubleshooting.
  • Maximized efficiency by removing safety hazards and debris from work areas.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Ochsner's mission and goals and mentored employees in reaching objectives aligned with our core values.
  • Set up and calibrated machinery to meet specific production requirements and meet desired tolerances.
  • Conducted training and mentored team members to promote productivity, accuracy, and commitment to friendly service.
12/2014 to 10/2019 Respiratory Therapist Lowe's Companies, Inc. | Chandler, AZ,
  • 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.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Developed system of staff communication to enable quicker implementation of treatment plans and improved comprehensive patient care.
  • Cooperated and communicated with physicians to deliver patient satisfaction and meet compliance with set standards.
  • Provided antibiotics, bronchodilators and anti-inflammatory medications with hand-held nebulizers, metered-dose inhalers and positive pressure equipment.


  • Managed and operated mechanical ventilators to deliver airway management.
  • Educated patient and family on patient's illness and available remedies.
08/2013 to 07/2014 Team Member Tractor Supply Company | City, STATE,
  • Kept work areas clean, organized and safe to promote efficiency and team safety.
  • Learned all required tasks quickly to maximize performance.
  • Developed strong cooperative relationships with coworkers and managers.
  • Instructed junior team members on protocols and procedures of each station to maximize contributions.
  • Broke down boxes and cartons, disposing of refuse in proper cardboard receptacles.
  • Resolved issues quickly to maintain productivity goals.
  • Maintained productive, efficient approach to all tasks.
  • Operated register to process payments and collect cash payment for order totals.
Education
Expected in 06/2022 Master’s of Healthcare Administration | Health Administration Louisiana State University-Shreveport, Shreveport, LA, GPA:
Expected in 08/2018 Bachelor of Science | Allied Health Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, LA, GPA:
Expected in 12/2014 Associate of Science | Respiratory Therapy Louisiana State University At Eunice, Eunice, LA GPA:
Certifications
  • CRT - Certified Respiratory Therapist
  • BLS
  • ACLS
  • NRP
  • J2E Training

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School Attended

  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport
  • Northwestern State University
  • Louisiana State University At Eunice

Job Titles Held:

  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Respiratory Therapy Team Leader
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Team Member

Degrees

  • Master’s of Healthcare Administration
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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