Respiratory Therapist Resume Samples

A Respiratory Therapist will handle patients having trouble breathing including chronic respiratory disease. The main job duties included on the Respiratory Therapist Resume include tasks like – interviewing and examining patients suffering with cardiopulmonary disorders or breathing, developing treatment plans for patients, performing and conducting diagnostic tests, treating patients through various techniques including aerosol medications and chest physiotherapy, monitoring and recording patient’s treatment progress, supervising the respiratory technicians, and advocating patients on how to use treatments.

Some of the basic requirements expected for this post include – a very strong knowledge of pulmonary function, familiarity with pulmonary rehabilitation, a good understanding of respiratory care, intensive care and emergency care procedures; and experience with respiratory equipment. Candidates applying for this role should have an associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree in relevant fields. Current RCP license is also required.

 

Respiratory Therapist Resume

Headline : Over 6+ years of experience as a Respiratory Therapist. Registered Respiratory Therapist possessing in-depth knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis and treatments.

Skills : BLS, Licensed In Tennessee and Kentucky, ACLS, PALS, NRP, Stable, CPAP/BIPAP, Interpret Sleep Studies, Inventory Management, Office, and Customer Service.

Description :

  • Providing emergency care, such as artificial respiration, external cardiac massage, or assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Reading prescription, measure arterial blood gases, and review patient information to assess patient condition.
  • Monitoring patient's physiological responses to therapy, such as vital signs, arterial blood gases, or blood chemistry changes, and consult with a physician if adverse reactions occur.
  • Setting up and operate devices such as mechanical ventilators, therapeutic gas administration apparatus, environmental control systems, or aerosol generators, following specified parameters of treatment.
  • Enforcing safety rules and ensure careful adherence to physicians' orders.
  • Explaining treatment procedures to patients to gain cooperation and allay fears.
  • Maintaining charts that contain patients' pertinent identification and therapy information.
  • Working as part of a team of physicians, nurses, or other healthcare professionals to manage patient care by assisting with medical procedures or related duties.
  • Inspect, clean, test, and maintain respiratory therapy equipment to ensure equipment is functioning safely and efficiently, ordering repairs when necessary.
  • Educating patients and their families about their conditions and teach appropriate diseases management techniques, such as breathing exercises or the use of medications or respiratory equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MBA


Registered Respiratory Therapist II Resume

Summary : 8+ years of experience as a Respiratory Therapist. I would like to work as a respiratory therapist. Some skills I possess fast learner, empathetic, bilingual, a team player and a hard worker.

Skills : Inventory Management, Mechanical Ventilator Management, Experienced ABG Drawer and Interpreting Results, CPAP/BIPAP, and Interpret Sleep Studies.

Description :

  • Experienced in the use of protocols to add orders and make changes as needed.
  • Patient assessment and evaluation as required for treatment, recording and reporting purposes.
  • Performing tracheostomy care such as inspecting and cleaning stoma site; inner cannula, trach tie, and trach tube change.
  • Pulmonary hygiene by tracheal or nasotracheal suction with the use of adjuncts devices such as acapella, vest therapy, etc.
  • Providing bedside lung function testing results interpretation and smoking cessation counseling.
  • Performing a variety of duties related to cleaning, sterilizing, setting up and operating various types of respiratory equipment.
  • Developing protocols helped in hiring and training of new staff members.
  • Working closely with long term acute care patients and families to develop a plan of care utilizing evidence-based outcomes.
  • Reading prescription, measure arterial blood gases, and review patient information to assess patient condition.
  • Initiating and conducting therapeutic procedures; maintain patient records, and select, assemble, check and operate the equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
AS


Certified Respiratory Therapist Resume

Summary : 8+ years of experience as a Respiratory Therapist. Seeking a full-time professional position in an outstanding company with the potential to grow as a team member and individually.

Skills : Respiratory, Office Management, HR, Typing, Computers, Office Equipment, AS400, CPSI, Brightree, and MS Office.

Description :

  • Enforcing safety rules and ensure careful adherence to physicians' orders.
  • Executing daily operations of trachea care, ventilator management, medications delivery, routine and emergent trachea changes, and oral care.
  • Maintaining charts that contained patients' pertinent identification and therapy information.
  • Inspecting, cleaning, testing and maintaining respiratory therapy equipment to ensure equipment was functioning safely and efficiently, ordering repairs when necessary.
  • Educating patients and their families about their conditions and taught appropriate disease management techniques, such as breathing exercises and the use of medications and respiratory equipment.
  • Reading prescription, measured arterial blood gases, and reviewed patient information to assess patient condition.
  • Working as part of a team of physicians, nurses and other health care professionals to manage patient care.
  • Setting up and operated devices such as mechanical ventilators, following specified parameters of treatment.
  • Providing emergency care, including artificial respiration, and assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Monitoring patient's physiological responses to therapy, such as vital signs, arterial blood gases, and consulted with a physician when adverse reactions occurred.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate

Lead Respiratory Therapist Resume

Headline : 5+ years of experience as a Respiratory Therapist graduated with an Associate's of Applied Sciences Degree in Respiratory Therapy. Has completed a position working as a Respiratory Therapist Extern and is currently working as a Respiratory Therapist at Hospital. Possesses solid knowledge of the provision of age-specific respiratory care to people.

Skills : Mechanical Ventilation, Medicated Aerosol Delivery, Pulmonary Hygiene, Patient Driven Protocols, and Oxygen Therapy BLS Instructor, AHA, and Proficient In Various Computer Programs (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Etc.).

Description :

  • Engage directly with physician and nurses regarding patient care and implement appropriate changes.
  • Clearly and precisely communicate with patient regarding therapy and treatments that are being administered.
  • Performing bedside assessments, vital sign checks, pep therapy, svn treatments, oxygen therapy, suctioning, airway management and ventilator checks.
  • Analyzing and assessing ABG results using the radiometer ABL flex 800 analyzers.
  • Maintaining detailed records; charting assessments, therapies, and procedures.
  • Assisting with bronchoscopy procedures and performed mini BAL explained respiratory equipment and devices to the patients.
  • Troubleshooting and working with multiple mechanical ventilators including Drager Evita xl, Maquet servo-i, Philips Respironics v60, ResMed s9, and CareFusion 3100a Hfov.
  • Monitoring physiological responses to therapy for ventilator adjustments and weaning purposes using blood gases, ventilator graphics, blood chemistry changes, and vital signs.
  • Analyzing chest radiograph for endotracheal tube placement and interpret PFTS.
  • Performing in-home patient assessments to assist with questions related to cardiopulmonary disease processes.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Registered Respiratory Therapist III Resume

Summary : 15+ years of experience as a Respiratory Therapist. Seeking to obtain a position that not only utilizes my qualifications as a Registered Respiratory Therapist but also employs the skills I have obtained from previous experience.

Skills : Customer Service, Problem Resolution, Troubleshooting, Teamwork, Microsoft Office, Electronic Health Records, Charting, and Office Management.

Description :

  • Responsible for maintaining patient records and any other necessary documentation required.
  • Responsible for the ongoing assessment of patients and/or equipment; and to take the necessary steps to contact those also responsible for their care and/or the care of their equipment.
  • Responsible for the assessment of the patient's home environment to assure the safe usage of any and all equipment supplied responsible for meeting all requirements as stated by governing agencies pertaining to the storage and handling of oxygen containers.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and testing of all respiratory therapy equipment; if repairs are needed, allocating other staff members or outside agencies for those repairs.
  • Certifies correct, precise, and secure operation of all equipment before establishment within the patient's home.
  • Certifies correct, precise, and secure operation of all equipment before establishment within the patient's home.
  • Working closely and fluidly with all staff to guarantee timely and precise documentation and/or billing of services performed; making sure to follow all third-party guidelines.
  • Working with staff to promote the company and all services associated with the company.
  • Ordering all tests and dealt with special medications that needed to be approved by insurance agencies.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Respiratory Therapist III Resume

Summary : Highly organized professional with extensive experience in health care operations in both the hospital setting and home environment. Strong problem solving and decision-making skills with the ability to develop and implement effective action plans.

Skills : Proficient In Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher, And OneNote Operating Systems: Windows XP, Mac OS X, and Types 55 WPM.

Description :

  • Operating equipment to ensure specified parameters of treatment such as volume, gas concentration, humidity, and temperature, and to administer medicinal gases and aerosol drugs to patients under the orders of the physician.
  • Performing measurement of endotracheal and tracheostomy tube cuff pressures, pulse oximetry, and weaning parameters.
  • Troubleshooting mechanical problems by performing minor repairs and calibrations.
  • Participating in departmental billing process to accurately reflect services provided to patients for reimbursement.
  • Performing preventive maintenance and safety testing of equipment and reports issues as appropriate.
  • Maintaining knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations and policies, procedures and standards.
  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements to achieve clinical, satisfaction and/or efficiency outcomes.
  • Initiating and monitoring ventilator support including equipment monitoring; documents and reports patient condition or equipment setting changes to physicians and other healthcare professionals.
  • Making sure charts were complete and all tests were done before the patient came in for a visit.
  • Did an assessment of the patient, X-rays if indicated and charted before being seen by the physician.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS

Respiratory Therapist Supervisor/Lead Resume

Summary : 20+ years of extensive experience as a Respiratory Therapist. Optimistic, charismatic, and confident in large groups, small or one on one speaking. Strong listener capable of translating customer needs into solutions. Strong interpersonal skills effectively communicating with colleagues and customers.

Skills : Pyxis, Internet Research, MS Word, MS Excel, Training, Relationship Management, Data Entry, Public Speaking, Public Relations, Leadership, HIPAA, Records Management, Customer Service, Patient Care, Patient Education, Document Management, Conflict Resolution, Bilingual, and Employee Relations.

Description :

  • Administering education and training to RNS, CNAs, and laypersons for technical life support equipment for medical discharge to home and long term care facilities which included ventilators, oxygen concentrators, pulse oximetry, cough assist, and suction equipment.
  • Coordinating employee orientation to newly hired clinical staff in all aspects of their job.
  • Assigning daily clinical operations duties to clinic staff and provided liaison support to clerical and management personnel.
  • Carrying out monthly patient visits to supervise physician plan of care in the patient's home.
  • Preparing ongoing QA measurements tracking fall prevention, compliance with prescriptions, and follow up visits to their physicians as part of company policy.
  • Providing daily problem-solving support to patients helping them to identify, define, and correct medical equipment issues in their homes.
  • Effectively communicate the company's policies and rules to patients and patient families in order to adhere to medical insurances needs for payment of ordered equipment.
  • Demonstrating safe and competent care to give appropriate therapy and also assessing the effectiveness of therapy.
  • Verifying patient records together with physician documentation in order to deliver appropriate treatment to the rightful patients performed respiratory therapy treatments such as aerosol therapy etc perform ventilator management which included checks, titrations and maintenance provided airway management and resuscitation when necessary.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MPH

Respiratory Therapist Supervisor/Lead Resume

Summary : Licensed Respiratory Therapist with more than 15 years of experience, offering respiratory care procedures and consultations and carrying out different forms of respiratory care duties. Looking for a respiratory therapy position in a hospital that is challenging for professional growth and personal development.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Data Entry, Medical Terminology, Receptionist, Typing, Substitute Teaching, CPAP/BiPAP, Trilogy, blood Gases, Pulse Oximetry, IPPB, CPT, SVN, suctioning, and BLS.

Description :

  • Performing an oxygen saturation test and document it in the patient's medical record.
  • Complete certificate of medical necessity (CMN) on new Medicaid patients within regulatory guidelines and annually thereafter.
  • Forward appropriate paperwork to the facility and/or SMS billing department.
  • Setting-up acute respiratory residents (including residents with trach's, CPAPs, BiPAPs).
  • Accommodate the needs of respiratory equipment, oxygen, supplies, and training.
  • Assessing and evaluating residents regarding indications for therapy and for the most appropriate delivery method.
  • Developing clinical competency check-offs based off facilities policies and procedures.
  • Conducting and participating in continuing education and in-service facility staff, residents, and family members.
  • Providing ventilatory assistance to patients utilizing mechanical ventilation, CPAP, and BiPAP.
  • Collaborating with doctors and nurses to give the best possible patient care.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BHI

Respiratory Therapist I Resume

Headline : 5+ years of experience as a Respiratory Therapist. A graduate from the Respiratory Therapy program at Medical Institute and recently RRT certified looking for a fulfilling career in the medical field where my skills as a Respiratory Therapist can continue to develop and multiply.

Skills : Arterial Blood Gas Drawl, and Analysis, Pulmonary Function Tests, Patient Assessment/ Patient Care Recommendation For Adult, Pediatric Or Neonatal and Adult Critical Care Units. Proficient In Microsoft, Apple, Email, Fax, Multi-line Telephone, Type 40 WPM CRT, BCLS, ACLS, NRP Certified, and AARC Member Since 2014.

Description :

  • Registered respiratory therapist/ COPD hospice maintained the comfort level of end-stage COPD patients on hospice.
  • Managing respiratory medications through education and demonstration of proper use. Along with maintaining current prescriptions with adequate refills and minimizing medication interactions.
  • Managing any and all respiratory related durable medical equipment through the ordering and/ or demonstrating proper use and care of such equipment.
  • Composing a plan of care specific to each patient's respiratory needs while adhering to the gold standards for the treatment of patients with COPD.
  • Developing adequate reoccurring patient visits based on current respiratory needs of the patient.
  • Providing professional with compassion comfort care for the patient and family members of patients.
  • Education of disease process, treatment plans, proper use of specific medications for a specific stage of COPD, proper care for patients at home and use of durable medical equipment.
  • Performing hospice intake evaluations based on current Medicare guidelines and current respiratory status of the patient.
  • Performing daily respiratory patient assessments, along with daily vital assessments to document the progress of the disease process of patients with COPD.
  • Assessing patients' response to treatments and modified treatments according to protocol if necessary.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate

Respiratory Therapist I Resume

Objective : Extensive knowledge of the information and techniques needed to assess, treat and care for patients with breathing disorders. Exceptional knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. Knowledge of oxygen and medical gas therapy. Knowledge of humidity and aerosol therapy.

Skills : CPAP/BIPAP, Interpret Sleep Studies, Inventory Management, Office, Customer Service, MDI/DPI, CPT, BiPAP/CPAP, O2 Therapy, Aerosol Therapy, and Patient Assessments.

Description :

  • Care for all patients who have any sort of respiratory care need.
  • Setup and maintenance of all respiratory equipment such as heated humidity for tracheostomy patients and BiPAP/CPAP machines for OSA and COPD patients.
  • Responsible for tracheostomy care and assessments every day as well as making sure all supplies are ordered and available to the residents when needed.
  • Accomplishments the biggest impact I have is on the residents themselves.
  • From decannulating a trach patient and teaching them how to use their voice again to fitting a new mask on a patient so that they feel the most comfortable when sleeping.
  • Perform in-home patient assessments to assist with questions related to cardiopulmonary disease processes.
  • Performed diagnostic procedures to assess the severity of respiratory dysfunction in patients.
  • Prepared or tested devices such as mechanical ventilators, therapeutic gas administration apparatus, environmental control systems, aerosol generators, or electrocardiogram (EKG) machine.
  • Ensure PT compliance and communicate with physicians regarding patient progress.
  • Worked with patients in areas such as the emergency rooms, neonatal or pediatric intensive care, or surgical intensive care, treating conditions such as emphysema, chronic bronchitis, asthma, cystic fibrosis, or pneumonia.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
AAS