Currently the Respiratory Therapy Manager for Kindred Hospital Northwest in Peoria Arizona. Directly responsible for the monitoring of departmental budget and operational expenses. Implemented airway management and intubation training in the Phoenix market. Thorough working knowledge of CMS/Joint Commission standards and survey process. Team oriented Respiratory therapist with a strong track record of establishing solid relationships with staff, administration, physicians and customers.
A working clinical manager responsible for patient care, family education and special procedures as well as all expected management duties. Comfortable with implementation of patient care plans, interventions and education related to Protouch. Directly involved in all hiring and evaluations of Respiratory personnel as well as ongoing competency and performance improvement action plans. Responsible for monitoring of all respiratory equipment relating to operation and safety functions in coordination with compliance requirements.
Responsible for supervision of all clinical therapies and special procedures daily. Monitoring of acuities and staffing, family education, and patient care plans.
Responsible for all areas of Respiratory Therapy to include ventilator weaning, abg monitoring, nebulizer therapies and airway management.
Responsible for all aspects of Respiratory care to include med surgical, ICU, CCU, PCU and CVICU. Emergency room on call and code team active.
Student of Respiratory Therapy, Graduated 1989
Registered Respiratory Therapist
Arizona Board of Respiratory Care Examiners
License number 001523
Date issued 11/19/2012
In process of applying for State of California Respiratory License
Date issued 3/06/2012
American Heart Association BLS Instructor
Date issued 3/05/2013
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