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Metro Medical Equipment Inc - Respiratory Therapist Resume Example

Dgenla Nbyart
XXXXX XXXXXX, Detroit, MI 48235
XXXXX XXXXXX, 48235, Detroit MI
Professional Summary

Licensed Respiratory Therapist with over 20 year of combined respiratory therapy experience within the Hospital setting, Home care durable medical industry and Long term care / Skilled care facility.  Experience includes Airway management,  emergency care, Cpap/Bipap, COPD management and oxygen therapy.  Instructing patients and family members on use of respiratory equipment and also instructing medical staff on care and use of equipment. Providing care to patients under the supervision of a physician.

  • Ability to adapt to changing technology
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team of caregivers with impeccable attention to detail.
  • Able to prioritize and multi-task with a sense of urgency to meet deadlines
  • Patience and empathy with excellent listening, communication, interpersonal, organizational, and human relation skills.
Metro Medical Equipment Inc. Livonia, MI Respiratory Therapist Feb 2016Current
  • Provide respiratory care services in Skilled Care Facilities including screening new admits, recommending therapy plans, and providing care under direction of a physician.
  • Keep records of patients' therapy, completing all necessary forms.
  • Instruct respiratory care procedures to students or other health care personnel. Inform and educate patient on care to be provided.
  • Communicate regularly with medical staff and physicians.
  • Provide oxygen weans, trach care, capping trials, changing trachs, trach wean trials, and trach decannulation as recommended by doctor.
  • Set up cpap/bipap, Trilogy (NIV) and other equipment in patients home or at office. Provide education and instruction on use of equipment.
Medwest Medical Supply/ Rotech health care Livonia, MI Respiratory Therapist Home care Oct 2015Feb 2016
  • Set up and instruct non-invasive devices such as Cpap/ Bipap, nebulizers, oxygen therapy via concentrators and tanks to patients at home per physicians order.
  • Maintain charts that contain patients' pertinent identification and therapy information.
  • Make follow up visits or calls and emergency visits to resolve equipment problems.
Sleep Solutions Home Medical Troy, MI Lead Respiratory Therapist Feb 2015Oct 2015
  • Lead NIV Therapist for Trilogy Vent.
  •  Evaluate patients' labs to determine if  they qualified for Trilogy NIV at home.
  • Instructed and educated patients and family how to use respiratory equipment at home.
  • Setup Cpaps and Bipaps in office and patients home
  • Retail sales for home DME. medical supplies, and support items. 
American Therapy Centers Westland, MI Respiratory Therapist/ COPD Management educator/Smoking Cessation Jul 2014Oct 2015
  • Educated Patients and family members for COPD management at home using COPD action plan.
  • Provided support and resources for smoking cessation.
  • Encourage patient's to keep doctor appointments and take meds as prescribed.
  • Act as liaison between patient and insurance case manager.
  • Managed patient files of assessments and visits for case managers.
AMB Respiratory Care Dimondale, Michigan Respiratory Therapist Nov 2008Mar 2014
  • Provided respiratory care services to long term care facilities.
  • Screened all new patient admits for respiratory needs and recommended care under the supervision of a physician.
  • Used non-invasive vents or various oxygen devices or aerosol and breathing treatments in the provision of respiratory therapy.
  • Provided prescribed respiratory care to patients as ordered per physician: Airway management, Neb treatments, and Cpap/ Bipap therapy.
  • Managed records of patients' therapy, completing all necessary forms
  • In serviced other medical staff who provide respiratory care service
  • Instructed patient and family member on care at home before patient discharge and recommended needed equipment for home.
Professional Breathing Associates Rochester Hills, MI Respiratory Therapist Aug 2012May 2013
  • Set up DME such as Cpap and Bipap in office and in patient's home as ordered by doctor
  • Instructed patients how to use equipment.
  • Follow up visits done with phone call or home visit.
  • Keep records of patients' therapy, completing all necessary forms.
  • Follow and enforce safety rules applying to equipment.
Advent Home Medical Auburn Hills, MI Respiratory Therapist /Marketing Mar 2005Nov 2008
  • Marketed to hospitals, Ltachs, Doctors, and case managers Home ventilator program.
  • Assessed long term ventilator patients for care at home
  • Educated patient, family care givers, and medical staff how to care for patient at home, how to use vent, oxygen and other DME  prior to discharge home.
  • Available to patient on call 24 hours per day.
  • Provided plan of care for vent patients under supervision of doctor.
Washtenaw Community College Ann Arbor, MI Associate of Applied Science: Respiratory Therapy Jun 1989

Licensed Respiratory Therapist  BLS

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Previous Companies:

  • Metro Medical Equipment Inc
  • Medwest Medical Supply Rotech health care
  • Sleep Solutions Home Medical

Previous Job Positions:

  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Marketing


  • Washtenaw Community College

Level of Education:

  • Associate of Applied Science

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