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Objective: Seek the Position of Inhalation Therapist
SUMMARY: Profoundly gifted and knowledgeable Inhalation Therapist with over six years experience in diagnosing and performing therapeutic procedures for respiratory therapy which includes patient assessments, interpreting physician orders, therapy delivery, evaluating patient response and documenting results of therapy.
Summary of Qualifications
Huge knowledge of respiratory therapy equipment, techniques, and procedures.
Uncommon knowledge of hospital organization, policy, and procedure.
Exceptional ability to perform respiratory therapy procedures and techniques.
Profound ability to set up, operate, clean, and sterilize respiratory therapy equipment according to accepted standards and procedures.
Exceptional ability to accurately enter patient data in hospital records.
Strong ability to assess and monitor a patient's condition and response during treatment and to make necessary adjustments to the equipment in response to patient needs and physician instructions.
Rainbow County Hospital, Minneapolis, MN 2002 - Present
Administer respiratory therapy by administering drugs through inhalation procedures or gas, humidity and aerosol therapies.
Perform continuous ventilation, controlled ventilation, intermittent mandatory ventilation, airway management, special monitoring and extubation.
Test pulmonary function and perform physiotherapy and postural drainage treatments.
Evaluate and record individual patient therapy results.
Suggest respiratory therapy modifications.
Schedule and coordinate patient respiratory care in a clinical setting.
Review work of respiratory care members to ensure prescribed treatment standards and procedures are followed.
Provide training to respiratory care students, nurses and aides.
Ensure proper use and care of respiratory equipment.
Act as a liaison between respiratory care staff and other professional staff.
Provide comments for modifying the policy and procedures for respiratory care.
Document patient care and equipment and supply usage.
Supervise subordinate staff.
Rainbow County Hospital, Minneapolis, MN 2000 - 2002
Inhalation Therapist (intern)
Operated machines that provide oxygen.
Determined the type of equipment to use to administer medication to patients.
Observed patients during treatment and reported any adverse reactions to the doctor.
Made minor repairs on machines.
Administered inhalation therapy treatments based on physicians' prescriptions.
Regularly explained equipment to nurses.
Maintained pertinent schedules and records of treatments.
Prepared patient progress reports.
Prepared patient for and administered allergy skin tests.
Interpreted and recorded allergy testing responses.
Performed sputum collections and examinations.
Assisted microbiologist in identification of sputum content.
Performed specific and routine pulmonary function studies on patients.
Calculated pulmonary functions using teletype, slide rule, and calculator.
Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)
Bachelor's Degree in Respiratory Therapy University of New York (2000)