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RRT

Location:
Warner Robins, GA
Salary:
60,000
Posted:
October 24, 2018

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RHONDA L. COTHRON, RRT

*** ***** ****** **.

Bonaire, Ga

478-***-**** (cell #), ac7hl8@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Over 24 combined years of outstanding service as Respiratory Therapist with experience as a charge and a unit therapist and providing pulmonary care to patients of all ages who suffer from pulmonary (breathing) disorders as directed by patient physician, including assignment, monitoring and treatment, performing diagnostic testing, setup and utilizing cardiopulmonary equipment and machines needed to assist or monitor patients breathing within emergency room, SICU, MICU, NICU, Pediatrics, and Floor Therapy. Assist open cardiac surgeries maintain ventilation management, bronchoscopy, tracheal lavage, tracheotomy care, assisted in endotracheal intubation and extubation with all weaning parameters. Clean, sterilizes, assembles, and maintains equipment as required. Member of patient care team to asses and develop care plans and discharge plans. Also perform, exams and control patients’ blood-oxygen to include, ABGs, and proficient in administering and analyzing EKGs, practiced in the states of Georgia, Florida, Kentucky and certified by National Board of Respiratory Care. Also have current certification include BLS,PALS,ACLS,NRP and ASLS

WORK EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

2007 – Present – St. Francis Hospital – Columbus, Georgia - Perform the clinical procedures in the critical care areas for the Cardio-Pulmonary patients as prescribed by physicians. Possesses appropriate education, experience, and training to assure competency as delineated in the age specific competency assessment.

2004 – 2007 Moved to Warner Robins, Georgia - Accompanied my spouse on his Military assignment to Robins AFB, Ga. Home School Mom and applied for and received Georgia State license as a Respiratory Therapist.

2001 - 2003 - Baptist Hospital East, Louisville KY - Provided pulmonary care to children of all ages who suffer from pulmonary (breathing) disorders as directed by patient physician, Emergency room care, pediatrics, Floor therapy, setting up and utilized cardiopulmonary equipment and machines to assist, administer and monitor patient breathing treatments, following and charting doctors orders, teaching and helping patient understand the reason for treatments, member of codes team, patient care, rehab, sleep lab, nursery nasal C-Pap and ABG’s

2001 - 2002 - Kosair Children Hospital Louisville KY - Provided pulmonary care to patients of all ages who suffer from pulmonary (breathing) disorders as directed by patient physician, providing Floor therapy, set up equipment, instructing patients and family members on breathing treatments, working in NICU, PICU, set up six different types of ventilators, conducted ABGs, prepared for premature deliveries, transporting vents/patients to Cat-Scan, MRI, x-rays, surgery, emergency room care and Code Blues

2000 - 2001 - Moved to Louisville, Kentucky - Accompanied my spouse on his Military assignment to Kentucky. Stay at home Mom and was expecting a baby, applied for and received Kentucky State license.

1996 - 2000 Shands Jacksonville, Jacksonville FL. - Provided pulmonary care to patients of all ages who suffer from pulmonary (breathing) disorders as directed by patient physician, Emergency Room care, Floor therapy, SICU Step Down, Pediatrics, set up and maintained also transported equipment and attended all codes for one of the largest Trauma and teaching hospital in South Eastern U.S.

1998 - 1999 Methodist Hospital, Jacksonville FL - Provided pulmonary care to patients of all ages suffering from pulmonary (breathing) disorders as directed by patient physician, emergency room care, Floor therapy, SICU, Code Red, charting and following doctors orders, set up oxygen for home care. Hospital merged to Shands Jacksonville

1996 - 1999 - University Hospital, Jacksonville FL - Provided pulmonary care to patients of all ages who suffer from pulmonary (breathing) disorders as directed by patient physician, Emergency Room care, Floor therapy, set up equipment, demonstrated and explaining instructions to patients and family members on breathing treatments and home equipment. Hospital also merged to Shands Jacksonville

1991 - 1996 - Department of Defense Schools (DoD), Ramstien Germany (Education Aid) - Accompanied spouse on Military Assignment to Germany - Assisted DoD Teachers with developing lesson plans, Providing one on one special care to students assigned to special education class, requiring special need and educational training

1991 - 1993 - Lajes Field Portugal (Home Maker) - Accompanied spouse on Military assignment to Portugal. No employment available for military dependents due to Treaty agreement between the United States and Portuguese government

1991 - 1991 - Peach County Hospital - Provided pulmonary care to patients of all ages who suffer from pulmonary (breathing) disorders as directed by patient physician, Emergency Room care, SICU/Recovery, Deliveries, Outpatient therapy, Peak Flows, set-up, maintained and monitored ventilators, Attended to all Codes, Assisted Nurses and provide therapy to In/Out-patient and nursing home patients

1990 – 1991 - Houston Medical Center, Warner Robins GA - Provided pulmonary care to patients of all ages who suffer from pulmonary (breathing) disorders as directed by patient physician, Emergency Room care, MICU, SICU/Recovery, Deliveries, Outpatient therapy, Peak Flows, set-up, maintained and monitored ventilators, Attended to all Codes, Assisted Nurses and provide therapy to in-patient and worked in Pediatrics department

1988 – 1990 – Gillman Hospital (Camden Medical Center) - Emergency Room care, MICU, SICU, Outpatient therapy, Peak Flows, set-up, maintained and monitored ventilators, Attended to all Codes, Assisted Nurses and provide therapy to in-patient

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION

CURRENT CERTIFICATIONS: BLS, PALS and NRP

1992 - 1993 City Colleges of Chicago - Lajes Field Campus

1987 - 1988 Flagler Career Institute (FCI), Jacksonville FL. - Graduated as CRT 1988

1986 - 1987 Florida Community Colleges of Jacksonville - Credits transferred to FCI

COMPUTER SKILLS

Proficient with Microsoft Window, Internet, Excel, Word, and Power Point applications

PERSONAL

Possess strong organizational skill with the ability to supervise and lead, also work well with other and can effectively and efficiently manage my time. Served as an Elected Officer for several notable charitable organizations, and also a Patriotic Air Force spouse for over 20 years.



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