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Alexander Wilson
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Professional Summary:

Highly trained Respiratory Therapist with strong clinical abilities and a successful career in Respiratory Care, both hospital and DME setting, and Sleep Lab facilities. Proactive and organized with passionate commitment to first-rate patient care. Licensed in Florida, Indiana & Ohio with expertise in DME/Respiratory services.

Skills:
  • collaborating with doctors, nurses and social services to prepare for care in the home environment following hospital discharge.
  • set up and operation of home respiratory devices, such as CPAP/BiPAP, aerosol generators and oxygen delivery systems.
  • education in the home for patients and Caregiver to reduce rate of  hospital readmissions.
  • educating  patients on their disease and how to maintain the best possible quality of life.
  • evaluation of patients for possible use of Portable Oxygen Concentrator.
  • evaluation of Positive Airway Pressure patients for proper mask fit and that current therapy is treating their sleep apnea.
  • evaluation of patients for noninvasive home  ventilation program, set up of ventilator and follow up of patients compliance.
Experience:
Healthcare Specialist Dec 2003Present Lincare Ft Wayne, IN
  • Educate patients and their families about their conditions and teach appropriate disease management techniques, such as breathing exercises or the use of medications or respiratory equipment.
  • Clinical Assessment  of patients in the home setting to report back to the physician with recommendations for improving patient's quality of life. 
  • Set up and educate the patient on use and care of sleep apnea equipment. Also educate patient on why they need this therapy.
  • Inspect, clean, test, and maintain respiratory therapy equipment to ensure equipment is functioning safely and efficiently, ordering repairs when necessary.
  • Troubleshoot patient's equipment via phone call and assess if clinical visit is needed.
  •  Experience  in the following types of equipment : oxygen delivery equipment, oximeters, Cpap/Bipap and noninvasive home ventilators,  home PT/INR monitors, nebulizers and in home set up of trach suction and care equipment. 
Polysomnography Technician May 1999Apr 2003 Parkview Hospital Columbia City, IN
  • Schedule sleep studies
  • Perform sleep studies. 
  • Follow up with patients progress post-sleep study progress. 
  • Preliminary scoring of sleep studies.
Respiratory Therapist Jun 1995May 1999 Parkview Hospital Ft Wayne , IN
  • Work ICU & CCU & Peds ICU 
  • Monitor patients during treatment and report any unusual reactions to the nurses. 
  • Use ventilators, various other oxygen devices , aerosol delivery and breathing treatments in the provision of respiratory therapy.
  • Collect and analyze arterial blood gas samples.
  • Perform respiratory treatments as ordered by physician.
Education:
Certificate of Completion : Polysomnography Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine Atlanta, GA
Associate of Applied Science : Respiratory Care IVY Tech State College Fort Wayne, IN
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Previous Companies:

  • Lincare
  • Parkview Hospital

Previous Job Positions:

  • Healthcare Specialist
  • Polysomnography Technician
  • Respiratory Therapist

Schools:

  • Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine
  • IVY Tech State College

Level of Education:

  • Certificate of Completion
  • Associate of Applied Science

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