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Mia Cook
Professional Summary
Highly skilled, driven, and compassionate respiratory therapist with 20+ years of hands-on experience in a fast-paced hospital and residential environments. Accountable and responsible with a strong focus on patient wellness and education. Professionally trained Respiratory Therapist with experience ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for a wide variety of patients with diverse needs. Strong problem-solver with excellent time management skills.
  • BLS and ACLS Certified
  • Seasoned in medical clinical procedures
  • Seasoned in home education and DME
  • Tracheotomy Care Comprehension
  • Adept at prioritizing/managing deadlines
  • Patient evaluation/intervention
Registered Respiratory Therapist Mar 2010Present Kindred Hospital Louisville Louisville, KY
  • Monitor patient's physiological responses to therapy, such as vital signs, arterial blood gases, or blood chemistry changes, and consult with physician if adverse reactions occur.
  • Work with multiple Ventilators, ABG machines, and EKG machines.
  • Work as part of a team of physicians, nurses, or other healthcare professionals to manage patient care by assisting with medical procedures or related duties.
  • Demonstrate respiratory care procedures to trainees or other healthcare personnel.
  • Educate patients and their families about their conditions and teach appropriate disease management techniques
  • Assist in CODE situations by standards of ACLS.
  • Assist with intubation and do emergent and scheduled trach changes.
  • Plan with physicians weaning protocols and aspects of long-term acute respiratory patients.
Respiratory Care Supervisor Apr 2009Dec 2009 Oak Tree Hospital LaGrange, KY
  • Attended and played a role in patient care conferences with physicians and family members.
  • Assisted with planning of patient care protocols.
  • Responsible for scheduling, training, and discipline of RT staff.
  • Partnered with team of nurses and physicians to achieve overall well-being of general and long-term acute respiratory patients.
  • Educated patients and family members.
  • Use computers for various applications, such as database management or word processing.
Respiratory Therapist Jun 2005Apr 2009 Baptist Hospital Northeast La Grange, KY
  • Responsible for all aspects of general and long-term acute patients.
  • Served as departmental safety representative for 2 years.
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment, and maintained patient flow.
  • Performed cardiac stress testing.
  • Worked with PB and Espirit ventilators, BIPAP Vision, Rapidpoint 405 ABG machine, Quintom Holter Monitor, and EKG machines.
Respiratory Care Practitioner Mar 2001Jan 2006 Praxair/Health Care Partners Louisville, KY
  • Specialized, organized and managed the home ventilator patient program.
  • Responsible for home ventilator evaluation, education, and ventilator management.
  • Responsible for CPAP/BIPAP education.
  • Responsible for education of all aspects of home respiratory care:  Oxygen, nebulizers, infant phototherapy, and infant apnea monitors. 
Respiratory Care Practitioner Jan 1998Mar 2001 Lincare/Caretenders Louisville, KY
  • Responsible for all aspects of respiratory DME and home care, education, and equipment management.
  • Responsible for CPAP/BIPAP, Oxygen therapy, nebulizers, infant phototherapy, and infant apnea monitors.
Associate of Science: Respiratory Care May 1994 Jefferson Community & Technical College Louisville, KY

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Registered Respiratory Therapist FROM Frankfort , Kentucky RESUME

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School Attended
Jefferson Community & Technical College