Dedicated Respiratory Care Manager responsible for daily management and long term coordination of respiratory Services. Leader with experience motivating respiratory therapists to provide quality care that aligns with mission, vision, values and strategic goals Shriners Hospital for Children. Continue to provide Residents and Medical Students with Burn Management involving Cardiopulmonary system and Ventilator lecture. Skilled at improving processes, maximizing team productivity and reducing costs to achieve sustainable operations. Familiar with employee motivation and retention strategies, resident relations and accreditation requirements. Focused on developing and maintain relationships with Clinical and Medical Staff, Family Services, Administration and Board of Governs.
Pediatric Level I Trauma Center
Present for all Trauma's medical VS Traumatic Injury
EMR, EM STAT help develop Respiratory Sections of EMR
I Stat proficient, Blood Glucose Monitoring
I STAT and Blood Glucose Monitoring quarterly control solution testing
IV placements, Laboratory Blood Work
Ventilator Management for Trauma and Medical patients
Transport patients with RN, Advance Airway to CT, MRI, Cath Lab, X-Ray, Fluro, PICU, CICU, OR
Change Tracheotomy Tubes, Management of Trach patients, assist ENT with procedures
Sedation's for painful procedures RRT present for airway management, assisted Orthopedics in Fluro, ED Fellows with sutures
Held patients for Spinal Taps with advance airway
Member of Ed Education Committee, assisted with RT Student shadowing RRT in ED, Helped with Orientation of New RN's and RRT's
Special Projects: RRT rep for writing RSV, Bronchiolitis, Asthma Protocols, Grant Charles Hood Foundation
Rep for M&M Trauma reviews for Respiratory
Ventilators Bird, LTV, Vision Philips BiPAP, CPAP, LVN, Heliox Therapy, SVN
Respiratory Lectures for Management of RAD VS Croup for Residents
Charting Review for Medical Records Compliance
Education Day for RRT in CCHMC reviewed LTV and I Stat for Hospital wide Clinical Staff
PALS Instructor, CPR/BLS Instructor
Neonatal Assessments Nursery, Labor and Delivery
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CVICU, ICU, PACU post-op CABG Extubate per guidelines, Emergency Department Level I Trauma Center, In-patient Skill Care Unit, Hospice
ABG, CBG, VBG Blood Gas Sampling Interpretation Adults, Neonatal, Pediatric patients in ED throughout hospital
High Flow Oxygen Therapy
Follow Respiratory Care Weaning protocols for SVN, BiPAP, CPAP, Care Plans for patients
Preformed Pediatric and Adult Cardiopulmonary Assessments
Documentation in EMR, Cerner and Epic.
Burn ICU, NICU, PICU, CVICU, Labor and Delivery, SICU, MICU, Nero ICU, Emergency Department Pediatric Trauma Level I and Level II, Adult Emergency Department Level I and II Trauma.
Pediatric and Adult Medical Floors.
Advance Airway Management Adults and Pediatric
Ventilator Management following Guidelines, weaning Patients, PACU set-up monitoring Respiratory Equipment Post-Op
Asthma Guidelines weaning patients based on outcomes
Arterial Blood Gas Sampling and Interpretation Adults, Neonatal and Pediatrics
Experience and proficient with Drager Oxylog, Evita Drager, Baby Log, Puritan Bennett 840, Respironics V60, INO, Heliox, Vapotherm, CPAP and BiPAP, Aerogen, Continuous Nebulization, SVN, LVN, Pari Neb, IPV, Cough Assist, Acapella, Vest, ETCO2 NMH3 Philips Monitor, Nasal Cannula ETCO2 monitoring, Sedation Monitoring Ketamine and Nitrous Oxide Administration for Pediatrics procedures
Transport Critical ill patient to specialized testing within Pediatric and Adult hospitals,
Regulatory compliance experience
Attention to detail
Attended Shriners Leadership workshops
Patient assessment expert
Arranged new employees orientation
Orientate new Respiratory Therapists and Travelers
Adaptive to changing environments
Collaborated with In-patient, Out-patient, Acute Care (PICU), PACU Nursing Mangers
Expertise in patient relations
Focused on consistence quality care
Reasonable for Department Budget
Worked closely with Medical and Clinical Staff for best patient outcomes
Over saw Performance Improvement Initiatives, Department Performance Indicators, Performance indicators Summary
Facilitated Capitol Equipment Purchases, coordinated instillation process, educational training for Clinical Staff
Registered Respiratory Therapist 1996 State Ohio
Member NBRC 1996
Member AARC 1994
Member of of Advisory Board for Cincinnati State Technical Community College, University of Cincinnati Clermont, and Northern Kentucky University Respiratory Care Programs Co-ARC.
Shriners Hospital for Children Cincinnati following Committees, Infection Control, Safety and Security, Mock Code, Water Management, Shriners Burn an Cranial Facial Camp Counselor 11 yrs.
Member of Shriners system wide Respiratory Manager Coalition for improvement Revenue Cycle, author of Revenue Cycle Manual, hold on-line meeting.
Member Shriners Transport Team Fixed Wing an Ground Patient Transport, Safety Officer.2008-2015
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