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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Registered Respiratory Therapist with over 1 years of experience providing inpatient and outpatient therapeutic services. Adept at managing COPD, sleep apnea, congestive heart failure and other chronic conditions. Skilled in instructing patients and caregivers about proper use, maintenance and safety of respiratory equipment.

Skills
  • Equipment maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Body mechanics competency
  • Care plan management
  • Patient and caregiver education
  • Patient care documentation
  • Respiratory equipment setup
  • Computer skills
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Teambuilding
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Collaboration
  • Training & Development
  • Outpatient care
  • Drug administration trained
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Drug Administration Trained
  • Critical Thinking
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Good Work Ethic
  • Flexible Schedule
  • (RSI)- Rapid Sequence Intubation
  • Problem Resolution
  • People Skills
  • Data Management
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
Experience
Student Respiratory Therapist, 08/2018 to 12/2019
HcaWebster, TX,
  • Administered medically prescribed medications following policy and procedures under supervision of licensed respiratory therapists.
  • Evaluated and assessed patient respiratory health under supervision of respiratory therapist.
  • Disinfected respiratory equipment to minimize potential cross-contamination.
  • Tended to average of 10 patients each day ranging in age from 3 to 80.
  • Operated ventilators safely and effectively to optimize mechanical ventilation and minimize complications.
  • Instructed patients on correct use of respiratory equipment, including CPAP, BIPAP, Spirometry, MDI, Nebulizers, ect.
  • Interacted with patients, family members and physicians to coordinate patient care.
  • Conducted cardiopulmonary resuscitation and airway maintenance.
  • Evaluated patients for deficiencies and abnormalities and made medical decisions based on assessments.
  • Performed bronchopulmonary drainage and assisted patients with breathing exercises.
  • Determined patient safety risks to identify medical intervention needs.
  • Conducted therapeutic and diagnostic procedures with treatment methods and equipment.
  • Performed services on-site, at outpatient clinics and in patient homes.
  • Identified patient needs and desires and communicated to healthcare professionals.
  • Collaborated with healthcare professionals to formulate individualized plans of care and adapt plans to patients' changing needs, defining treatment type, duration and dosage.
  • Administered medication and ventilatory support.
  • Managed care of patients with diverse conditions alongside physicians, nurses and support team members.
  • Transcribed physicians' notes and maintained patient charts with treatment data.
  • Operated mechanical ventilators following specified parameters of treatment.
  • Read prescription information and laboratory results to assess patients' needs and conditions.
  • Provided artificial respiration, external cardiac massage and assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Maintained patient airways with endotracheal intubation.
  • Tracked changes in blood chemistry, vital signs and other markers of improvement or decompensation in critically ill patients.
  • Performed bronchopulmonary drainage and instructed patients in breathing exercises.
Specimen Collector, 05/2017 to 08/2017
Mawd Pathology Group PaLenexa, KS,
  • Processed specimens and prepared each for shipment to testing laboratories.
  • Maintained compliance with standards for patient confidentiality, work accuracy and infection control.
  • Gathered biological samples for laboratory tests.
  • Performed basic procedures using in-office testing equipment.
  • Labeled and numbered specimens for accurate recordkeeping and blind testing.
  • Captured client and specimen data electronically to build and update files.
  • Fielded inquiries from clients and phlebotomists regarding specimen requirements and testing protocols.
  • Recorded patient data in EXCEL patient database.
  • Reviewed patient data and researched to fill in missing insurance and physician information.
  • Protected patient information by adhering to strict confidentiality standards.
  • Processed orders for lab testing and liaised with physicians to review results.
  • Managed departmental inventory and supply ordering.
Cashier, 08/2016 to 01/2017
Vpne Parking SolutionsMiami Beach, FL,
  • Operated cash register, collected payments and provided accurate change.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum productivity.
  • Wiped down counters and conveyor belt to remove debris and maintain cleanliness.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answered questions and offered product advice.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers.
  • Processed all sales transactions promptly to prevent long customer wait times.
  • Maintained high productivity by processing cash, credit, debit and voucher program payments for customers.
  • Assisted customers with account updates, new service additions and promotional offers.
  • Resolved customer complaints and escalated worsening concerns for remediation.
Registered Respiratory Therapist, to
Northwestern MedicinePalos Hills, IL,
  • Conducted cardiopulmonary resuscitation and airway maintenance.
  • Administered medication and ventilatory support.
  • Interacted with patients, family members and physicians to coordinate patient care.
  • Conducted therapeutic and diagnostic procedures with treatment methods and equipment.
  • Evaluated patients for deficiencies and abnormalities and made medical decisions based on assessments.
  • Determined patient safety risks to identify medical intervention needs.
  • Performed bronchopulmonary drainage and assisted patients with breathing exercises.
  • Followed established guidelines to compliantly deliver services.
  • Set up and monitored mechanical ventilators and handled associated critical care duties.
  • Collaborated with physicians, nurses or other healthcare professionals to manage patient care by assisting with medical procedures or related duties.
  • Monitored patient's vital signs, arterial blood gases or blood chemistry changes, consulting with physician during adverse reactions.
  • Educated patients and families about conditions and taught appropriate disease management techniques.
  • Managed care of patients with diverse conditions alongside physicians, nurses and support team members.
  • Set up and operated mechanical ventilators, therapeutic gas administration apparatus and aerosol generators, following specified parameters of treatment.
  • Inspected and cleaned respiratory therapy equipment to maintain functionality.
  • Maintained charts containing patients' pertinent identification and therapy information.
  • Demonstrated respiratory care procedures to trainees or other healthcare personnel.
  • Operated mechanical ventilators following specified parameters of treatment.
  • Explained treatment procedures to patients to gain cooperation and allay fears.
  • Maintained patient airways with endotracheal intubation.
  • Tracked changes in blood chemistry, vital signs and other markers of improvement or decompensation in critically ill patients.
  • Conducted EKGs, stress testing or lung capacity tests to evaluate patients' cardiopulmonary functions.
  • Enforced physicians' orders for specific treatment protocols and durations.
  • Read prescription information and laboratory results to assess patients' needs and conditions.
  • Performed endotracheal intubation to maintain open airways for patients unable to breathe on own.
  • Transcribed physicians' notes and maintained patient charts with treatment data.
  • Provided artificial respiration, external cardiac massage and assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2016 to Dexter High School - Dexter, NM
GPA:
Associate of Applied Science: Respiratory Therapy, Expected in 12/2019 to Eastern New Mexico University - Roswell - Roswell, NM
GPA:
Certifications
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
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School Attended

  • Dexter High School
  • Eastern New Mexico University - Roswell

Job Titles Held:

  • Student Respiratory Therapist
  • Specimen Collector
  • Cashier
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Applied Science

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