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Jeddah, Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia
Posted:
October 06, 2016

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Ma. Jinnabeth O. Cardaño, RPSGT

Email Add: acwx6q@r.postjobfree.com

Mobile No: 009***********

POSITION APPLIED FOR:

POLYSOMNOGRAPHER- SLEEP TECHNOLOGIST

CAREER OBJECTIVE:

To be able to enhance my knowledge and skills as Respiratory Therapist and Sleep Technologist. To be more efficient in the duties and responsibilities in treating both acute and critical patient.

LICENSURE EXAM:

BRPT- RPSGT Comprehensive Registry Examination for Polysomnographic

Technologist – PASSED

October 06, 2012

Registry Number - 18801

License for RESPIRATORY TECHNICIAN- PASSED

SAUDI COUNCIL

RIYADH, K.S.A

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

Tertiary Emilio Aguinaldo College 1998-2001

San Marcelino, Ermita, Manila

Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy

Secondary Malate Catholic School 1992-1996

Malate, Manila

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:

Collect, analyze and integrate patient information in order to identify and meet the patient-specific needs and to determine final testing parameters/procedures in conjunction with the ordering physician or Medical director and laboratory protocols.Complete and verify documentation. Explain procedures to the patient. Prepare and calibrate testing equipment. Apply electrodes and sensors according to accepted published standards.

Follow department procedural protocols (PSG, MSLT, PAP, oxygen titration etc.) to ensure collection of appropriate data. Able to perform difficult and unusual procedures and therapeutic interventions, including making decision to call the Sleep Physician for advice when patient presents with unusual symptoms and behavior

Score sleep/wake stages by applying professionally accepted guidelines. Score clinical events (such as respiratory events, cardiac events, limb movements, arousals etc.) according to center specific protocols. Generate accurate reports by tabulating sleep/wake and clinical event data. Implement appropriate interventions (including actions necessary for patient safety and therapeutic intervention such as continuous and bi-level positive airway pressure, oxygen administration, etc). Work closely with junior staff members, trainees and students to provide instructions and education to deliver optimal testing results. Participates in preparing lectures and teaching materials. Step in as back up in the Lead Tech position to supervise junior staff members. Problem-solve on the spot and troubleshoot.

INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

SLEEP LABORATORY DEPARTMENT/ PULMONARY SERV. DEPT.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

-Reviews patient history, physical information, medications, procedure requests and study protocols.

- Completes and verifies documentation.

-Communicates procedures to patient and answers questions in order to ease apprehension and produce comfort and cooperation.

- Prepares and calibrates equipment required for testing to determine proper functioning.

- Applies electrodes and sensors according to policy and procedure.

- Performs appropriate physiologic calibrations and adjustments.

- Performs positive airway pressure (PAP) mask fitting.

- Follows procedural protocols to ensure accurate polysomnographic data acquisition.

- Identifies and reports signal abnormalities.

- Documents routine observations, including sleep stages, clinical events, procedural changes and other significant events in order to facilitate interpretation and scoring of polysomnograph result.

- Implements appropriate interventions, including actions necessary for patient safety and therapeutic intervention such as continuous bi-level positive airway pressure, oxygen administration, etc.

- Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide age specific care in the treatment, assessment and education of adult age groups.

- Complies with applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures regarding safety

and infection control issues.

KING FAHAD ARMED FORCES HOSPITAL

RESPIRATORY THERAPY AND NEURODIAGNOSTIC DEPARTMENT

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

-Verify the medical order and protocol.

-Explain the procedure and orient the patient to the sleep center.

-Prepare and calibrate equipment required for testing to determine proper functioning.

-Perform routine PAP mask fitting.

-Apply electrodes and sensors according to accepted published standards.

-Assist with following "lights out" procedures to establish and document baseline values (such as body position, oxyhemoglobin saturation, respiratory and heart rates, etc.)

-Assist and observe polysomnography data acquisition.

-Document routine observations, including sleep stages and clinical events, changes in procedure, and other significant events in order to facilitate scoring and interpretation of polysomnography results.

-Assist with appropriate interventions (including actions necessary for patient safety and therapeutic intervention (e.g. BPAP, O2 administration).

-Assist with following "lights on" procedures to verify integrity of collected data and complete the data collection process. (e.g. learn to perform the physiological and instrument calibrations and instructs the patient on completing questionnaires, etc.)

-Perform routine polysomnography data acquisition while monitoring study-tracing quality to ensure signals are artifact-free.

-Identify and report signal abnormalities.

-Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide age specific care in the treatment, assessment and education of adult, and geriatric patients.

ARAB MEDICAL DAR POLYCLINIC

SLEEP DISORDER CENTER/PULMONARY DEPARTMENT

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

-Verify the medical order and protocol.

-Explain the procedure and orient the patient to the sleep center.

-Prepare and calibrate equipment required for testing to determine proper functioning.

-Perform routine PAP mask fitting.

-Apply electrodes and sensors according to accepted published standards.

-Assist with following "lights out" procedures to establish and document baseline values (such as body position, oxyhemoglobin saturation, respiratory and heart rates, etc.)

-Assist and observe polysomnography data acquisition.

-Document routine observations, including sleep stages and clinical events, changes in procedure, and other significant events in order to facilitate scoring and interpretation of polysomnography results.

-Assist with appropriate interventions (including actions necessary for patient safety and therapeutic intervention (e.g. BPAP, O2 administration).

-Assist with following "lights on" procedures to verify integrity of collected data and complete the data collection process. (e.g. learn to perform the physiological and instrument calibrations and instructs the patient on completing questionnaires, etc.)

-Perform routine polysomnography data acquisition while monitoring study-tracing quality to ensure signals are artifact-free.

-Identify and report signal abnormalities.

-Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide age specific care in the treatment, assessment and education of adult, and geriatric patients.

MEDICAL CENTER MANILA

RESPIRATORY THERARY UNIT

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Mechanical Ventilator set-up and trouble shooting, ABG extraction and interpretation, Oxygen Therapy, Aerosol Therapy, Airway Management, Weaning set-up and monitoring, Pulmonary Function Testing, Basic Life Support, Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation, Chest Physiotherapy, Peak Flow and Incentive Spirometry, Electrocardiogram and Clinical Internship Coordinator.

PERSONAL DATA:

Sex: Female Nationality: Filipino

Age: 35 y/o Religion: Catholic

Height: 5'2 Weight: 105lbs

Birth date: May 4, 1979 Birth place: Pasay City

SEMINAR TAKEN:

ADVANCED CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT

INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

JEDDAH, K.S.A

September 2015

BASIC LIFE SUPPORT

INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

JEDDAH, K.S.A

April 2016

EMPLOYMENT, TRAINING AND INTERNSHIP:

INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

Pulmonary Services Department

Sleep laboratory Supervisor

June 25, 2009 up to present

KING FAHAD ARMED FORCES HOSPITAL

Respiratory and Neurodiagnostic Department

Sleep Lab Technician/ Respiratory Therapist

July 27, 2006 – Feb. 25, 2008

ARAB MEDICAL DAR

Sleep Disorder/Pulmonary Unit

Sleep Lab Technician/ Respiratory Technician

October 7, 2003 up to October 7, 2005

MEDICAL CENTER MANILA

Respiratory Therapy Unit

Respiratory Therapist/Clinical Instructor

June 30, 2001 – October 4, 2003



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