Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center - Registered Respiratory Therapist Resume Example

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Elizabeth Richardson
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Professional Summary
Patient oriented, highly skilled and responsible respiratory therapist with strong expertise in time management and critical thinking as well as excellent communication skills.  6 years of firsthand experience with relevant training and extensive practice as a respiratory therapist at OLOLRMC.  Handles tasks with accuracy and efficiency.
Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Time Management
  • Arterial Line Insertion
  • Arterial Blood Gas Sampling/Analyzing 
  • Mechanical Ventilation Setup/Management 
  • Patient Assessment 
  • Intubation Assist 
  • ACLS/BLS/PALS Certified 
Experience
Registered Respiratory Therapist Jun 2009Present Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center Baton Rouge , LA
  • Provide emergency care, such as artificial respiration, external cardiac massage, or assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • 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.
  • Read prescription, measure arterial blood gases, and review patient information to assess patient condition.
  • Set up and operate devices such as mechanical ventilators, therapeutic gas administration apparatus, environmental control systems, or aerosol generators, following specified parameters of treatment.
  • Explain treatment procedures to patients to gain cooperation and allay fears.
  • Relay blood analysis results to a physician.
  • 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.
  • Inspect, clean, test, and maintain respiratory therapy equipment to ensure equipment is functioning safely and efficiently, ordering repairs when necessary.
  • 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.
  • Determine requirements for treatment, such as type, method and duration of therapy, precautions to be taken, or medication and dosages, compatible with physicians' orders.
  • Perform bronchopulmonary drainage and assist or instruct patients in performance of breathing exercises.
Registered Respiratory Therapist Apr 2009Dec 2010 Southwest MS Regional Medical Center McComb , MS
  • 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.
  • Provide emergency care, such as artificial respiration, external cardiac massage, or assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Set up and operate devices such as mechanical ventilators, therapeutic gas administration apparatus, environmental control systems, or aerosol generators, following specified parameters of treatment.
  • Conduct tests, such as electrocardiograms (EKGs), stress testing, or lung capacity tests, to evaluate patients' cardiopulmonary functions.
Education
Associate of Applied Science : Respiratory Care Practitioner May 2009 Copiah-Lincoln Community College Natchez , MS

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School Attended
Copiah-Lincoln Community College