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Memorial Health System Of East Texas - Respiratory Therapist Resume Example

Carter Lee
Corrigan, TX 75939
Professional Summary

Highly trained Respiratory Therapist with strong clinical abilities and a successful career in medical surgical, intensive care, emergency room, and outpatient settings.  Proactive and organized with passionate commitment to first-rate patient care. Licensed in Texas with expertise in ventilator management, time management, personal relations, and customer service.

  • General office skills
  • Customer service
  • Billing And coding for departmental charges
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Equipment Selection
  • Troubleshooting
  • Mathematics
  • Instructing
  • Clerical
  • English Language
  • Writing
  • Persuasion
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Time Management
  • Negotiation
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Active Learning
  • Critical Thinking
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Speaking
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Active Listening
Respiratory therapist Jul 2007Present Memorial Health System of East Texas Livingston, Tx
  • Monitor patients during treatment and report any unusual reactions to the respiratory therapist.
  • Use ventilators or various oxygen devices or aerosol and breathing treatments in the provision of respiratory therapy.
  • Work with patients in areas such as the emergency rooms,  intensive care,  medical surgical, and ob units treating conditions such as emphysema, chronic bronchitis, asthma, cystic fibrosis, or pneumonia.
  • Collect and analyze arterial blood gas samples.
  • Read and evaluate physicians' orders and patients' chart information to determine patients' condition and treatment protocols.
  • Assess patients' response to treatments and modify treatments according to protocol if necessary.
  • Set equipment controls to regulate the flow of oxygen, gases, mists, or aerosols.
  • Keep records of patients' therapy, completing all necessary forms.
  • Prepare or test devices, such as mechanical ventilators, therapeutic gas administration apparatus, environmental control systems, aerosol generators, or electrocardiogram (EKG) machines.
  • Explain treatment procedures to patients.
  • Administer breathing or oxygen procedures, such as intermittent positive pressure breathing treatments, ultrasonic nebulizer treatments, or incentive spirometer treatments.
  • Interview or examine patients to collect clinical data.
  • Clean, sterilize, check, and maintain respiratory therapy equipment.
  • Recommend or review bedside procedures, x-rays, or laboratory tests.
  • Follow and enforce safety rules applying to equipment.
  • Teach patients how to use respiratory equipment at home.
  • Teach or oversee other workers who provide respiratory care services.
Respiratory Therapist Jun 2005Jul 2007 Memorial Health Systems of East Texas Lufkin, Tx

Same duties as with Memorial Health Systems in Livingston.

Respiratory Therapist Feb 2004Jan 2005 Memorial Specialty Hospital Lufkin, Tx

Same duties as with Memorial Health Systems in Livingston.

Foreman, heavy equipment operator Apr 1995Dec 2003 John L Ellis Logging Corrigan, Tx

    Coordinating and conducting safety meetings.

    Production of pine timber to be harvested and transported to market.

    Heavy equipment operator.

  • Direct and coordinate organization's financial and budget activities to fund operations, maximize investments, and increase efficiency.
  • Determine staffing requirements, and interview, hire and train new employees, or oversee those personnel processes.
  • Locate, select, and procure timber for resale.
  • Manage the movement of timber into and out of production facilities.
  • mechanic responsible for maintenance of all logging equipment
Correctional Officer Aug 1993Apr 1995 Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice, Estelle Unit Huntsville, Tx
  • Supervise and direct the work of correctional officers to ensure the safe custody, discipline, and welfare of inmates.
  • Resolve problems between inmates.
  • Supervise or perform searches of inmates or their quarters to locate contraband items.
  • Complete administrative paperwork or supervise the preparation or maintenance of records, forms, or reports.
  • Instruct employees or provide on-the-job training.
  • Convey correctional officers' or inmates' complaints to superiors.
  • Maintain order, discipline, and security within assigned areas in accordance with relevant rules, regulations, policies, and laws.
  • Take, receive, or check periodic inmate counts.
  • Maintain knowledge of, comply with, and enforce all institutional policies, rules, procedures, and regulations.
Hull Maintenance Technician3/3rd Class Petty Officer Sep 1990Feb 1992 United States Navy, USS Puget Sound Norfolk, Va
  • Manage staff, preparing work schedules and assigning specific duties.
  • Implement departmental policies, goals, objectives, and procedures, conferring with subordinates, non commissioned officers, and officers, shipwide and on board other naval vessels and land facilties as necessary.
  • Train new replacement personnel.
  • Metal fabrication and ship repair.
  • Damage control and fire team member.
  • Squad leader over six subordinates.
  • Ships watch team member.
Associate of Applied Science: Respiratory Therapy Lufkin, tx Angelina College May 2003
High School Diploma: general studies Chester, Tx Chester High School May 1990
Additional Information
CPR certified
ACLS certified
PALS certified
CRT and RRT certified.
Dean's list two years in Respiratory tech program, Angelina College.
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Previous Companies:

  • Memorial Health System of East Texas
  • Memorial Health Systems of East Texas
  • Memorial Specialty Hospital

Previous Job Positions:

  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Foreman
  • heavy equipment operator
  • Correctional Officer
  • Hull Maintenance Technician3


  • Angelina College
  • Chester High School

Level of Education:

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • High School Diploma

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