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Avery Ward
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Respiratory Therapist with over eight years of clinical experience and demonstrated expertise in the treatment and compassionate care of patients.  Diligent and motivated, works well in collaborating with a team to support the organization's efficiency, effectiveness, and excellence. 
Respiratory Department Manager 06/2009 to Present
Knott Avenue Care Center Buena Park, CA
  • Manage staff, preparing work schedules and assigning specific duties to department at a 55-bed sub acute facility.
  • Establish and implement departmental policies, goals, objectives, and procedures, coordinating with facility's administration, doctors, and staff members as necessary.
  • Monitor department to ensure that it is efficiently and effectively providing needed services while staying within budgetary limits.
  • Teach, train, supervise, or use the assistance of students, respiratory therapy technicians, or assistants.
Lead Respiratory Care Practitioner 12/2005 to Present
St. Vincent Medical Center Los Angeles, CA
  • Provide emergency care, such as artificial respiration or assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Set up and operate mechanical ventilators following specified parameters of treatment.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Respiratory Care Practitioner 04/2007 to 06/2008
Centinela Hospital Medical Center Inglewood, CA
  • Inspect, clean, test, maintain respiratory equipment, primarily mechanical ventilators and aerosol set ups.
  • Educate patients and families about conditions and teach appropriate disease managements techniques, including:  breathing exercises, use of medication, and respiratory equipment.
  • Perform Arterial Blood Gasses (ABG) in general floor care, Emergency Room, and Critical Care Unit. 
Associate of Science: Respiratory Therapy Oct 2005 Concord Career College - North Hollywood, CA
Fluent in Spanish
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Previous Companies:

  • Knott Avenue Care Center
  • St Vincent Medical Center
  • Centinela Hospital Medical Center

Previous Job Positions:

  • Respiratory Department Manager
  • Lead Respiratory Care Practitioner
  • Respiratory Care Practitioner


  • Concord Career College

Level of Education:

  • Associate of Science

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