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Respiratory therapist

Location:
Kuwait City, Al Asimah Governate, Kuwait
Salary:
200000
Posted:
August 30, 2017

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AFTHAB K

Respiratory Therapist

Mobile: +965-97608680 & Email: ac12zk@r.postjobfree.com

Skyp Id: Afthab Kasim

Career Objective:

Seeking a challenging position for a Respiratory Therapist, that utilizes my knowledge and skills to provide significant contribution to the respiratory care.

Educational Qualifications:

Course : BSc. Respiratory Therapy

Course period: 2009 - 2014

College : School of Allied Health sciences

University : Manipal University – INDIA

IT Knowledge:

• Skilled in performing works in MS office

• Accessing knowledge and other information via internet

Professional Experience:

Organization: Al Adan Hospital - MOH, Kuwait

Designation: Respiratory Therapist

Duration: March 2015 to till date

Major Job responsibilities include:

• Set up and operate devices such as mechanical ventilators, (HFOV & Nitric oxide Therapy) and therapeutic gas administration apparatus, and aerosol generators, following specified parameters of treatment.

• Provide emergency care, including artificial respiration and assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation & Transportation of patient.

• Determine requirements for treatment, such as type, method and duration of therapy, precautions to be taken, and medication and dosages, compatible with physicians' orders.

• Monitor patient's physiological responses to therapy, such as vital signs, arterial blood gases, and blood chemistry changes, and consult with physician if adverse reactions occur.

• Read prescription, measure arterial blood gases, and review patient information to assess patient condition.

• Work as part of a team of physicians, nurses and other health care professionals to manage patient care.

Organization: Kasturba Hospital - Manipal India

Designation: Respiratory Therapist

Duration: August 2014 to Feb 2015

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

• Set up and operate devices such as mechanical ventilators, (HFOV & Nitric oxide Therapy) and therapeutic gas administration apparatus, and aerosol generators, following specified parameters of treatment.

• Provide emergency care, including artificial respiration and assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation &Transportation of patient.

• Determine requirements for treatment, such as type, method and duration of therapy, precautions to be taken, and medication and dosages, compatible with physicians' orders.

• Monitor patient's physiological responses to therapy, such as vital signs, arterial blood gases, and blood chemistry changes, and consult with physician if adverse reactions occur.

• Read prescription, measure arterial blood gases, and review patient information to assess patient condition.

• Work as part of a team of physicians, nurses and other health care professionals to manage patient care.

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS:

• Arterial cannulation

• Pulmonary Rehabilitation

• Arterial blood gases (sampling and interpretation).

• Reading chest X-Rays and electrocardiograms.

• Non-invasive ventilation like BIPAP, CPAP,HFOV &Nitric oxide theraphy,High flow oxygen thearphy

• Pulmonary function test (testing and interpretation of results).

• Initiation and weaning mechanical ventilation.

• Endotracheal intubation and assisting tracheotomy.

• Ventilator and other ICU equipment maintenance.

• Make emergency visits to resolve equipment problems in hospital premises

• Initial set up of a conventional ventilators and noninvasive (including calibration and trouble shooting) of adult, pediatric and neonates type.

• To maintain respiratory monitoring sheet for all patients on mechanical ventilation changes in ventilator parameters to be done after consultation.

• Oxygen therapy devices (both fixed and variable performance devices).

• Airway maintenance (placement of artificial airways) and care of ICD tube, tracheostomy tubes and special airways.

• Bronchial hygiene therapy including aerosolized medication humidified medical gas therapy, steam inhalation, postural drainage, percussion, chest vibrations, deep breathing exercises, airway suctioning and artificial cough maneuvers.

• Bronchodilator therapy (nebulizers, meter dose inhalers and Ultrasonic nebulizers) to provide nebulization and inhaler therapy for ventilated and non-ventilated patients.

• Principles and use of the pulse oximeter, capnometer, oxygen analyzer, defibrillator.

• Basic and advanced cardio pulmonary resuscitation and to assist the duty doctor during CPR of patients in the ICU or elsewhere in the hospital on activation of code blue.

• Educate patients & families about their conditions and teach appropriate disease management techniques, such as breathing exercises and the use of medications and respiratory equipments.

SEMINARS / CONFERENCES/ WORKSHOPS ATTENDED:

• Attended and participated the workshop on Sleep disordered breathing and Sleep study at Department of Respiratory Therapy, MCOAHS, Manipal on 25th October 2009.

• Attended workshop on Recent Advances on Respiratory Care conducted by Department of Respiratory Therapy, MCOAHS, Manipal on 31st October 2010.

• Attended workshop on Polysomnography conducted by Department of Respiratory Therapy, MCOAHS, Manipal from 25th to 27th February 2011.

• Attended and participated in the Workshop on Mechanical Ventilation on 5th National Respiratory Care Conference RESCARE 2011 held at Manipal.

• Attended the Respiratory Care Update on 9th and 10th February 2013 by Department of Respiratory Therapy, MCOAHS, Manipal.

PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN:

• "Vital signs" 2009 -2010

• Case study on " Pneumonia" 2010 -2011

• Comparative study on "Normal value of PFT in Indian population" at KH Manipal

• Arterial Sampling filling Time During Arterial and Venous Punctures(Published in IJRC on 2015)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP:

• Member of Indian Association of Respiratory Care (IARC)

• ACLS Provider

PLANS FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:

To undergo the following certifications

• Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)

• Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY:

• Malayalam, (read, write and speak)

• Arabic (read, write and speak)

• English (read, write and speak)

• Hindi (read, speak)

• Kannada & Tamil (speak)

PERSONAL PROFILE:

Date of birth : 23rd November 1989

Marital Status : Married

Nationality : Indian

Religion : Muslim

Permanent Address : Afthab

S/o K. Kasim

Kizhakekozikkara (H)

Edacheri (PO), Vadakara

Calicut, 673579, Kerala, India

Email : ac12zk@r.postjobfree.com

Phone no : +965-97608680

PASSPORT DETAILS:

Passport No : M 0 2 6 9 3 5 9

Place of Issue : Kozhikode, Kerala

Date of Expiry : 22nd July 2024

Dr. B. Rajashakar

Dean

Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences

Manipal University

E-mail: ac12zk@r.postjobfree.com

Mrs. Saumy Johnson,

HOD,

Department of Respiratory Therapy

Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences

Manipal University

E-mail: ac12zk@r.postjobfree.com

Phone no: 09243350648

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Declaration:

I hereby declare that the above particulars are true to the extent of my belief and knowledge.

Afthab



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