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Peterson Regional Medical Center - Registered Respiratory Therapist Resume Example

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Professional Summary
After 30 years in Respiratory Therapy, I'm looking to expand my knowledge in Sleep Studies. 
Skills
  • Critical Thinking and complex problem solving/Troubleshooting 
  • RRT Education with Active Learning
  • Quality Control Analysis
  • Management of Personnel Resources
  • Positive person with professional attitude and appearance 
  • Computers and Electronics
Experience
Registered Respiratory Therapist 11/2001 to Current
Peterson Regional Medical Center Kerrville, TX
  • Provide emergency care, Assist intubation and extubation.
  • Monitor patient's physiological responses to therapy, such as vital signs and arterial blood gases.
  • Set up and operate devices such as mechanical ventilators, BIPAP/CPAP machines, and therapeutic gas administration apparatus for specified parameters of treatment.
  • Work as part of a team of physicians, nurses, or other healthcare professionals to manage patient care.
  • 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, the use of medications or respiratory equipment such as PEP Therapy, Ezpap, and Incentive spirometer.
  • Set up and assist Physician in Bronchoscopies.  Assist with biopsies/microbrush slides/cytology samples.
  • Perform bronchopulmonary drainage and apply the use of the “Vest” for percussion therapy.
  • Conduct tests, such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and occasionally assist with stress testing.
  • Preceptor for Concorde College in San Antonio, Texas.  Teach, train, supervise, or use the assistance of students, respiratory therapy technicians, or assistants.
Registered Respiratory Therapist 11/2000 to 09/2001
Christus St Elizabeth Hospital Beaumont, TX
  • Primarily worked in SICU/Neuro ICU and PICU.  Ventilator set up/management. Performed all aspects of respiratory oxygen devices, arterial blood gases, obtained all blood sugars using a glucometer and obtained all venous blood draws.
Registered Respiratory Therapist/Director 07/1999 to 11/2000
Select Specialty Hospital-St. Mary's Knoxville, TN
  • LTAC facility that provides ventilator management and weaning.
  •  Tracheotomy replacement and management.
  • Work as part of a team of physicians, nurses, and Rehab Therapy professionals to manage patient care.
  • Worked as Therapist and Director of 9 employees.
Supervisor for 3 facilities (19 employees) 04/1995 to 07/1999
Vencore Maryville, TN
  • Set up and operate devices such as mechanical ventilators, therapeutic gas administration apparatus, environmental control systems, or aerosol generators, following specified parameters of treatment.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Teach, train and Supervisor for 19 employees.
Registered Respiratory Therapist 08/1992 to 04/1995
Blount Memorial Hospital Maryville, TN
  • Provide emergency care, such as artificial respiration and  cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Monitor patient's physiological responses to therapy, such as vital signs, and arterial blood gases.
  • Set up and operate devices such as mechanical ventilators, BIPAP/CPAP,  and therapeutic gas administration apparatus.
  • Inspect, clean, test, and maintain respiratory therapy equipment.
Respiratory Therapist 02/1988 to 08/1992
St. Rose Dominican Hosital Henderson, NV
  • Provide emergency care.
  • Monitor patient's physiological responses to therapy, such as vital signs and parterial blood gases.
  • Set up and operate devices such as mechanical ventilators, therapeutic gas administration apparatus, environmental control systems, or aerosol generators, following specified parameters of treatment.
  • Work as part of a team of physicians and nurses.
  • Inspect, clean, test, and maintain respiratory therapy equipment to ensure equipment is functioning safely and efficiently, ordering repairs when necessary.
Respiratory Therapist 10/1986 to 02/1988
University Hospital - University Health System San Antonio, TX
  • Provided all Incentive Spirometry and documentation of oxygen therapy while in school.
  •  Worked in PICU and pediatrics and provided all aspects of Respiratory Therapy upon Certification eligible.
Education
Nursing Nov 1998 Excelsior College - Albany, NY Nursing classes (18 hrs)
Associate of Applied Science: Respiratory Therapy May 1992 California College of Allied Health - Provo, UT Respiratory Therapy focus 
Associate of Science: Respiratory Therapy May 1992 California College of Allied Health - Provo, UT Respiratory Therapy Focus  (60+) semester hours
Respiratory Therapy Bachelor of Science Program May 1988 Southwest Texas State University -
  • Focus on Respiratory Therapy (70+) semester hours
  • Fulfilled Certification and Registry requirements to sit for National boards. 
Accounting Dec 1985 Victoria College - Victoria, TX Nine semester hours to fulfill Accounting degree requirements.
Accounting May 1983 Del Mar College - Corpus Christi, TX Working on Bachelor of Science in Accounting , (70+) sem hrs.
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Previous Companies:

  • Peterson Regional Medical Center
  • Christus St Elizabeth Hospital
  • Select Specialty HospitalSt Marys

Previous Job Positions:

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Director
  • Respiratory Therapist

Schools:

  • Excelsior College
  • California College of Allied Health
  • Southwest Texas State University
  • Victoria College
  • Del Mar College

Level of Education:

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Science

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