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Registered Respiratory Therapists offer support and advice to patients dealing with pulmonary function disorders. These professionals engage in work activities such as implementing treatment plans, preparing aerosols, administering inhalants, operating medical equipment, assisting with breathing exercises, and assessing patient progress. Employers select resumes highlighting assets like bedside manner, empathy, a caring attitude, infection control knowledge, the ability to make sounds decisions, and teamwork. All well-written Registered Respiratory Therapists resume samples mention an accredited program and state licensure.

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Registered Respiratory Therapist

Respiratory Therapist Coordinator for CPAP/BIPAP Therapy for the treatment of Obstructive and Central Sleep Apnea for the Southern Oregon region. Responsibilities included: patient evaluation, CPAP/BIPAP set up and instruction, treatment effectiveness evaluation and patient support to insure patient compliance and successful outcome.

  • Developed and organized patient scheduling process for maximum productivity.
  • Improved patient billing compliance from under 70% to over 90%, increasing revenue.
  • Assisted central sleep center (PEAK SLEEP) with all patient problems.
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
2

Registered Respiratory Therapist

Collaborate with interdisciplinary team to design care plan for hospitalized patients

  • Provided various modes of respiratory care to adult and geriatric populations within as ordered by physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant
  • Night shift supervisor, ensured adequate staffing and equipment levels
  • Assisted in designing and implementing strategies that improve ICU readmission rates as well as decreasing the occurrences of self-extubations
  • Data extraction used for quality improvement and assurance tracking
  • Trained, coached, and mentored new hires to ensure compliance with organizations policies and procedures
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
AA
Respiratory Care
BA
Interdisciplinary Studies
MS
Patient Safety Leadership
3

Registered Respiratory Therapist

Provided respiratory care services to 2000+ patient base, including oxygen setups/titrations and PAP setups as directed by doctor's orders

  • Improved PAP compliance rates with PAP interface assessments and refits as necessary.
  • Provided titration/PAP reports and results to sales reps for proof of Medicare-directed compliance
  • Conducted inservices in conjunction with sales reps at medical offices regarding equipment and services offered by company.
  • Performed competency testing for new drivers and clinicians.
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
C
Certificate
BA
Molecular
Acls
4

Registered Respiratory Therapist; Clinical Asthma/copd Educator

Initiated, helped implement and manage current COPD Education Study through Washington University as COPD Coordinator and Clinical Asthma Educator IRB registered

  • Created MDI dosing pamphlet for staff and physicians at BJH.
  • Assisted Asthma Educator Supervisor in development of new Asthma Protocol and in the revision process of our Asthma Teaching Tools and pharmaceutical placebos used.
  • Created Asthma Action Plan handout for patients and developed a policy for new teaching device utilized in an Asthma Education Rapid Improvement Event pilot.
  • Organized and implemented a one week Asthma Education Health Fair for World Asthma Day in the lobby of Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis MO.
  • BLS Instructor certified
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
5

Registered Respiratory Therapist

Administered respiratory care treatments, procedures, and protocols under the direct supervision of department leadership and physician.

  • Performed patient assessments to determine cardiopulmonary status, implemented the appropriate patient care protocols, and maintained and improved cardiopulmonary hemodynamic status
  • Initiated and maintained emergent and non-emergent non-invasive ventilation and invasive mechanical ventilation per department policies and protocols.
  • Provided education and training to new therapists.
  • Developed procedures for revising respiratory procedural manuals.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Respiratory Care
6

Registered Respiratory Therapist

Provided, prepared, and operated emergency equipment related to respiratory care.

  • Taught patients and their families appropriate disease management techniques for their illness.
  • Contributed as part of a team of healthcare professionals to achieve appropriate patient care.
  • Communicated test results to other appropriate healthcare workers.
  • Assessed, instructed, motivated, and implemented a treatment strategy.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AAS
Associate of Applied Science
BA
Business Studies
Health Administration
7

Registered Respiratory Therapist

Provide respiratory therapy for acutely and chronically ill patients in fast-paced ER and ICU environments.

  • Facilitated planning and operation of a Respiratory Care Department in both military and civilian sectors.
  • Coordinated department activities in collaboration with various arms of healthcare facility.
  • Led staff development and training initiatives by conducting sessions and assigning instructors as needed.
  • Advised staff on supply economic and fiscal procedures.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
BS
Urban Planning
Leadership Development
8

Registered Respiratory Therapist/diagnostic Therapist

Performed varied tasks of patient care, including ABG draw, analysis and interpretation, ventilator care and O2 and nebulizer therapy

  • Diagnostic Technician - Performed pulmonary function testing and methacholine challenges. Assists pulmonary physicians in bronchoscopies
  • Maintained the Pulmonary Function Lab and Bronchoscopy Suite, including but not limited to equipment and troubleshooting, logs and record keeping, ordering supplies and educating the staff.
  • Developed educational models for in-servicing staff and educating the community on asthma, smoking and other related topics
  • Monitored and educated patients in Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation program
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AAS
Associate of Applied Science
BS
Liberal Studies
9

Registered Respiratory Therapist

Pediatrics/ NICU/Adult MICU/ER

  • Assembled aerosol tents
  • Obtained and analyzed Arterial Blood Gases
  • Maintained and monitored mechanical ventilators and noninvasive equipment (Drager E4, EXL, iVent, Babylog, Vision, etc.)
  • Provided respiratory treatments
  • Conducted trauma intubations
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
MA
Master of Arts
10

Registered Respiratory Therapist

Worked in acute care, critical care, and emergency room settings, specialized in adult cardiac surgery patients.

  • Operated and managed PB 840 & Avea ventilators utilizing established protocols to manage patient ventilators.
  • Frequent use of various ventilator modalities including A/C, SIMV, BiLevel & APRV
  • Basic care of artificial airway including suctioning, taping, cuff pressure monitoring & positioning.
  • Drew arterial blood gas samples and adjusted patient treatments and device applications accordingly.
  • Performed trach care including suctioning, and cleaning.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AAS
Associate of Applied Science
BS
Project Management

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