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Respiratory therapist with 18 yrs of advanced respiratory-care

Location:
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Posted:
November 04, 2018

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LINDA RONE

**** ********* ** • Arlington, TN ****2 • 901-***-****

ac7lou@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Certified Respiratory Therapist with over 18 years of experience assessing, treating, and caring for patients with breathing disorders; assuming primary responsibility for all respiratory care modalities, initiating and conducting therapeutic procedures, maintaining patient records, and selecting, assembling, checking, and operating equipment. Strong knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services to patients. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

EDUCATION

●Tennessee Technology Center at Memphis, Memphis TN

Diploma in Respiratory Care, 1999-2000

●Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN

Masters of Science: Health, Physical Education, and Recreation: Health, 1992-1993

●Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN

Bachelor of Science in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation: Wellness & Fitness, 1989-92

●Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR

Transferred 1988-89

●Bartlett High School, Bartlett, TN

Diploma, 1984-1988

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

FIRST COMMUNITY CARE .., Memphis,TN

Respiratory therapist, Febuary 2016- present

●All phase of home care specializing in oxygen setups, ventilators, and trachea care

B&B MEDICAL SERVICES, INC., Memphis, TN

Respiratory Therapist, May 2005 - 2016

●All phases of home care specializing in oxygen setups, ventilators, and trachea care

SELECT SPECIALITY HOSPITAL, Memphis TN

Respiratory Therapist, August 2003 – November 2005

●Acute care of respiratory patients, Aerosol treatments and setups, ABG’s, Weaning vent patients, Pulmonary functions of trach and vent patients, EKGs, Cleaning and changing trachs, patient teaching, Training respiratory students, All phases of cardiopulmonary care.

BAPTIST TIPTON HOSPITAL, Covington, TN

Certified Respiratory Therapist, November 2002 – August 2004

●ER admits, ICU vent and trach patients, patient education: Asthma, Smoking Cessation, COPD, Trach care, Aerosol treatments and setups, EKG’s, ABG’s, Mentoring respiratory students and all phases of respiratory care.

METHODIST ALLIANCE HOME MEDICAL EQUIPMENT, Bartlett, TN

Respiratory Therapist, January 2001 – November 2002

●Responsible for setup and evaluation of respiratory equipment, patient training on home ventilators and trachs, Apnea monitor training, Aerosol training, and Oxygen setups, Patient education

CRITTENDEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, West Memphis, AR

Respiratory Therapist, May 2000 – February 2002

●All phase of respiratory care, Aerosol treatments, EKG’s, ABG’s, PFT’s Ventilator setups and Patient care

ADDITIONAL SKILLS/ ACHIEVEMENTS

●RRT Eligible, NBRC Certified, Licensed in multiple states Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi,Alabama, Kentucy and Missouri



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