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Regnecy Hospital Of Jackson - Respiratory Therapist Resume Example

Nathan Gonzalez
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Raymond, MS 39154
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Professional Summary

Responsible Respiratory Therapist proficient in Special Procedures and management of acute and chronic respiratory patients.  22  years in the Respiratory field with 12 of those years directly involved with Bronchoscopy. Reliable and dedicated to achieving quality care for the patient while protecting their privacy to treatment.  Easy to establish a rapport with physicians, families and patients. Firmly believe in 'Dedication beyond Obligation'. 




Skills
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Active Listening
  • Monitoring
  • Speaking
  • Education and Training
  • Time Management
  • Public Safety and Security
Experience
Respiratory Therapist Jun 2012Present Regnecy Hospital of Jackson Jackson, MS
  • Monitor patients during treatment and report any unusual reactions to the physician
  • Use ventilators or various oxygen devices or aerosol and breathing treatments in the provision of respiratory therapy.
  • Work with patients  treating conditions such as  being ventilator dependent, weaning process, 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.
  • Keep records of patients' therapy, completing all necessary forms
  • Assist physician with bedside Bronchoscopy, Tracheostomy, and Intubation
  • Explain treatment procedures to patients.
  • Follow and enforce safety rules applying to equipment.
  • Recommend or review bedside procedures, x-rays, or laboratory tests.
Staff Respiratory Therapist Feb 2012Jun 2012 Crossgates River Oaks Hospital Brandon, MS
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Enforce safety rules and ensure careful adherence to physicians' orders.
  • 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.
Staff Respiratory Therapist Oct 2008Feb 2012 Central Mississippi Medical Center Jackson, MS
  • 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.
  • Maintain charts that contain patients' pertinent identification and therapy information.
  • Inspect, clean, test, and maintain respiratory therapy equipment to ensure equipment is functioning safely and efficiently, ordering repairs when necessary.
  • Determine requirements for treatment, such as type, method and duration of therapy, precautions to be taken, or medication and dosages, compatible with physicians' orders.
  • Assist with Bronchoscopy at bedside, run EKGs, respond to RRT/Code Blue
  • Perform routine therapy in Emergency Room as needed, set up Bipap or ventilator as needed
Staff Respiratory Therapist Aug 1975Jan 1991 Hinds General Hospital Jackson, MS

    From 1975 until 1979 worked ICU, CCU, NICU 

     and floor work . Promoted to Pulmonary Lab

     Supervisor in 1980

  • Establish and implement departmental policies, goals, objectives, and procedures, conferring with board members, organization officials, and staff members as necessary.
  • Assisted in setting up a 2-room Bronchoscopy suite
  • Updated and organized a new patient file system
  • Began screening test for off-shore company
  • Implemented the Pulmonary Rehab program and presented this to the Medical Staff
  • Ordered supplies, ensured maintenance of all equipment, ordered equipment
  • Completed year end reports, PFRs, and operational budget for the Pulmonary Lab
  • Provided Pulmonary Function tests, Bronchoscopies in Pulmonary Lab and under fluoroscopy in Radiology
Education
Associate of Applied Science: Vocational Respiratory Therapy Jackson, MS Hinds Junior College May 1975
Elementary Education Oxford, MS University of Mississippi
General Studies Raymond, MS Hinds Junior College
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Previous Companies:

  • Regnecy Hospital of Jackson
  • Crossgates River Oaks Hospital
  • Central Mississippi Medical Center

Previous Job Positions:

  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Staff Respiratory Therapist

Schools:

  • Hinds Junior College
  • University of Mississippi

Level of Education:

  • Associate of Applied Science

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