Experienced Registered Respiratory Therapist with 12 years of experience in critical care medicine. NICU, Adult ICU, Trauma ICU, Pediatric ICU, ER and Adult/Pediatric cardiac ICU. BLS, PALS Certified.
02/2011 to Current
Respiratory Therapist/ECMO SpecialistBoston Children's Hospital – Boston, MA
Currently working as a staff Respiratory Therapist/ ECMO Specialist. Skills include:Ventilator management: managing various types of mechanical ventilation:CPAP, BPAP, Conventional, High Frequency Oscillator, High Frequency Jet, Nitric Oxide and Isoflurane Anesthesia.Rounding with Medical Teams.Research.Precepting new staff.ECMO Team: Responsible for all aspects of ECMO Patient care. Skills include: Cannulation with surgery, all ECMO circuit interventions, circuit priming, maintaining and setup of all ECMO equipment.
08/2005 to 02/2011
Respiratory TherapistBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center – Boston, MA
Worked as a staff therapist, providing all aspects of respiratory modalities including:Ventilator Management.Rounding with Medical team.Aerosol drug administration.Research.Supervising staff.Precepting new staff.Teaching clinical students.
10/2002 to 08/2005
E.M.TPatriot Ambulance – Lawrence, MA
Worked on an Ambulance as an Emergency Medical Technician, providing basic life support for 911 system covering city of Lawrence.
Associate of Applied Science: Respiratory Therapy Northern Essex Community College - Lawrence, MA