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Retired Respiratory Therapist

Location:
Abilene, Texas, United States
Posted:
October 18, 2016

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Objective

I am a retired Respiratory Therapist recently moved to Abilene. I have 35 years of experience in respiratory therapy that includes adult ICU/CCU, Emergency Department, Inpatient Acute care, Pulmonary Function Testing, Outpatient scheduling, Subacute long term care, Pulmonary Rehab, NICU and Neonatal Transport.

Experience

Memorial hospital pembroke December 2000 – NOVEMBER 2014

7800 SHERIDAN STREET, PEMBROKE PINES, FL 33156 954-***-****

Staff Therapist performing Pulmonary Function Testing, Methacholine Challenge Testing, Bedside Spirometry, Arterial Blood Gas sampling, 6 Minute walk tests for desaturation and oxygen requirement, Adult Ventilator care with invasive and noninvasive modes of ventilation in the ICU, ED and long term vent unit. Management and care of the adult Tracheostomy patient. Assist Physicians with bedside bronchscopies, Troubleshoot DME’s to determine type of service needed, Member on committees for Patient Safety, Outpatient Satisfaction, Alarm Fatigue task force and Electronic Ordering and documentation task force. Assist Department Manager with data collection for PI/QI projects. Monitor and maintain payroll and staffing records, Orientation and training of new employee’s, Obtain quotes from vendors for new equipment and treatment devices, departmental inservice/education for new products and equipment, Order and maintain supply of specialty consumables, Perform 12 lead EKG’s and manage the electronic editing and batching of ekg’s for the reading panel Physicians.

Vencore/vencare subacute services 1994-2000

1516 LAS OLAS BLVD. FT. LAUDERDALE, FL. 33301 954-***-****

Respiratory Therapy Facility Manager delivering contract services in Subacute and Skilled Nursing Facilities for rehab and long term care. Services include all aspects of routine, rehab and long term care of adults including airway and ventilator management. Additional responsibilities included management of staff, QA programs, maintenance of DME’s and consumable supplies.

Education

Associate in science in respiratory therapy 1978

MIAME DADE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, MEDICAL CENTER CAMPUS 950 NW 20TH STREET, MIAMI, FL

REFERENCES

MARK KASSNER, RRT

DEPT. MANAGER RESPIRATORY THERAPY

MEMORIAL HOSPITAL PEMBROKE

7800 SHERIDAN STREET

PEMBROKE PINES, FL 33024

954-***-****

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