Travel Respiratory Therapist Resume Samples

A Travel Respiratory Therapist completes the same duties as a permanent therapist. The duties often listed on the Travel Respiratory Therapist Resume are – assisting lung cancer patients, premature infants, and those facing cardiopulmonary disorders to help their breathing issues, and developing a care plan. Other major duties are listed as – monitoring patient physiological responses to therapy such as arterial blood gases, and lung function changes; setting up and operating devices including therapeutic gas administration apparatus, providing emergency care such as external cardiac massage, and assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

A bachelor’s degree in respiratory therapy from an accredited college or program and an RCP license is required to qualify. A deep understanding of pulmonary functions and pulmonary rehabilitation and experience with respiratory equipment are vital keys to success in this role. Strong knowledge of the pulmonary function and pulmonary rehabilitation is essential.

Travel Respiratory Therapist Resume example

Travel Respiratory Therapist Resume

Summary : During my 12 years as a respiratory therapist, I have been responsible for all aspects of respiratory care including: performance improvement techniques, infection and inventory control, equipment management and maintenance, asthma education, home health, acute and emergency care, long term acute care, skilled nursing, pulmonary rehabilitation, and durable medical equipment.

Skills : Current Experience In Durable Medical Equipment, Home.

Description :

    1. Documented emergency and therapeutic respiratory care in accordance with departmental policies.
    2. Provided written and verbal communication during shift report.
    3. Rapid Response team member, providing assistance to medical flight team with inpatient and outpatient transports.
    4. Set up, operated and managed ventilators, BiPAPs, CPAPs, aerosols.
    5. Performed asthma, respiratory device, and medication administration education.
    6. Performed EKG, bedside spirometry, ventilator weaning with RSBI, and home oxygen qualifications.
    7. Updated patient census information in computer system daily.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's


Travel Respiratory Therapist Resume

Summary : Travel Respiratory Therapist is Evaluating respiratory practice, administration of medications, and treatment based on patient outcome. Educating the patient and family about the health condition and provide information about community support groups and other available programs. Responding to emergency resuscitation team code. Demonstrating knowledge in various modes and methods of oxygen delivery and the equipment needed for each and can conduct prescribed therapeutic procedures to achieve adequate oxygenation.

Skills : Planning, Equipment Assistant.

Description :

    1. Administered standard Respiratory Care including but not limited to, aerosol medication delivery, basic bedside pulmonary function testing, breathing exercises, oxygen therapy, and arterial punctures. Provides for all aspects of airway management including aspiration of established airways, tracheostomy care, tracheostomy tube changes, endotracheal intubations and extubations.
    2. Performed all aspects of ventilator care to include, but not limited to setting up the ventilator and verifying function using specialized ventilator modes to manage the patients disease process. 
    3. Provided for an appropriate monitoring of these patients and provide appropriate weaning techniques.
    4. Maintained and improved job knowledge and skills. Functions independently with minimal supervision.
    5. Read, analyzed, and interpreted clinical information and technical procedures. 
    6. Documented clinical information. 
    7. Effectively communicated information and respond to questions from patients, physicians, family members, and other staff.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        7-10 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Management
        Education
        Education
        Bachelor's


        Travel Respiratory Therapist Resume

        Summary : Travel Respiratory Therapist is Assisting in patient education and discharge planning when appropriate. Processing respiratory care equipment according to procedure and performs preventative maintenance and repair of equipment as needed. Making regular rounds checking patient's oxygen equipment as well as spot checking other respiratory care equipment.

        Skills : Planning, Maintenance Assistant.

        Description :

          1. Functioned as resource person by providing instruction, consultation and/or technical assistance to physicians, nursing personnel and other hospital personnel regarding respiratory care practices and standards.
          2. Assessed patient status and anticipates and responds to changes in clinical conditions.
          3. Demonstrated ability to work with physicians, nurses, therapists and other clinical personnel to achieve optimal and coordinated patient care.
          4. Explained purpose and procedure of treatment, tests and equipment to the patient.
          5. Performed, according to developed policies, procedures and standards, physician prescribed therapeutic or prophylactic respiratory care modalities such as aerosolized medications, aerosol therapy, IPPB, chest physical therapy (percussion, postural drainage, suctioning), incentive spirometry, oxygen therapy and others.
          6. Set up, operated and monitored ventilators when patient's respiratory system is incapable of adequate spontaneous ventilation.
          7. Ensured the adequate maintenance of ventilation during cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
                              Years of Experience
                              Experience
                              7-10 Years
                              Experience Level
                              Level
                              Management
                              Education
                              Education
                              GED

                              Travel Respiratory Therapist Resume

                              Summary : As a Travel Respiratory Therapist is Performing pulmonary function studies, ear oxime tries, EKG's and initial orders within shift ordered, immediately on STAT orders. Recording pertinent information of treatments and patient's response to treatments in patient's records or other appropriate forms per documentation standards. Reporting treatments to be conducted and condition of patient to relief personnel.

                              Skills : Travel Assistant, Treatment Planner.

                              Description :

                                1. Delivered and assessed response to ordered therapy per plan of care. 
                                2. Monitored, recorded, and communicated patient condition as appropriate.
                                3. Evaluated respiratory care policies and procedures based on patient outcomes, current research, and best practices.
                                4. Responded to codes and calls for emergent assistance.
                                5. Assessed patient condition and delivers appropriate treatment utilizing appropriate protocols.
                                6. Educated the patient and family about the patient's illness and provides information about community resources.
                                7. Worked in a fast paced environment, and take appropriate action. Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
                                    Years of Experience
                                    Experience
                                    7-10 Years
                                    Experience Level
                                    Level
                                    Management
                                    Education
                                    Education
                                    GED

                                    Travel Respiratory Therapist Resume

                                    Headline : Travel Respiratory Therapist is Educating Pulmonary Rehabilitation Patients Maintains patient confidentiality at all times following the privacy & confidentiality policies Assessing each patient for physical and mental capabilities as well as patients level of understanding Maintaining all equipment in quality condition calling appropriate service personnel as required. Maintaining supply inventory.

                                    Skills : Management Assistant, Time Management.

                                    Description :

                                      1. Performed respiratory testing as required - with accuracy and timeliness.
                                      2. Trained and acted as resource for the nursing staff in all Mercy departments to monitor/control respiratory equipment. 
                                      3. Checked the knowledge level of all nursing staff.
                                      4. Provided treatments for inpatients and emergency patients in a timely manner.
                                      5. Responded to emergency calls for respiratory assistance as soon as possible – at least by telephone.
                                      6. Independently operated C-pap, Bi-pap ventilator or other equipment required for patient treatment.
                                      7. Followed all patient testing / treatments through to completion – charting/charging and reporting to PCP.
                                    Years of Experience
                                    Experience
                                    5-7 Years
                                    Experience Level
                                    Level
                                    Executive
                                    Education
                                    Education
                                    High School Diploma

                                    Travel Respiratory Theraapist Resume

                                    Objective : Travel Respiratory Therapist is Checking and rearranging patient exams to allow for smooth running of department working closely with scheduler. Maintaining a safe environment which includes knowing and understanding hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Reporting and directly address identifying environmental hazards when appropriate. Reporting and directly addressing violations of patient safety policy and/or protocol when involved or observed.

                                    Skills : Travel Assistant, Reporting.

                                    Description :

                                      1. Acted consistently in line with the core values, commitments and rules of conduct. Leads by example and tells the truth. Does what they say they will, when and how they say they will, or communicates an alternate plan.
                                      2. Treated others fairly, embraces and values differences, and contributes to a culture of diversity, inclusion, empowerment and cooperation.
                                      3. Created and participated in a work environment where people hold themselves and others accountable for processes, results and behaviors. Takes appropriate ownership not only of successes but also mistakes and works to correct them in a timely manner. 
                                      4. Demonstrated understanding that we all work as a team and the quality and timeliness of work impacts everyone involved.
                                      5. Exhibited genuine care for people and is available and ready to help.
                                      6. Displayed a deep awareness of and strong willingness to relieve the suffering of others.
                                      7. Know ledged of regulatory standards and compliance requirements.
                                          Years of Experience
                                          Experience
                                          2-5 Years
                                          Experience Level
                                          Level
                                          Executive
                                          Education
                                          Education
                                          High School Diploma

                                          Travel Respiratory Therapist Resume

                                          Objective : Travel Respiratory Therapist with 4 years of experience in Assisting in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with pulmonary disorders. Collecting and analyzing sputum, blood, and breath specimens to determine levels of oxygen, carbon dioxide, and other gases. Also measuring the lung capacity of a patient to determine if there is impaired function. Reeling on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

                                          Skills : Planning, Respiratory Assistant.

                                          Description :

                                            1. Earned sick days and have the option of enrolling in our 401k match and paid life insurance programs.
                                            2. Worked at one of our local hospitals between assignments to continue to earn money but stay home when you want to.
                                            3. Built relationships with hospital leadership, interact with travelers from across the country.
                                            4. Enjoyed experiences and cultures nationwide.
                                            5. Performed a variety of tasks. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a manager. 
                                            6. Familied with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
                                            7. Performed comprehensive respiratory assessment.
                                                          Years of Experience
                                                          Experience
                                                          2-5 Years
                                                          Experience Level
                                                          Level
                                                          Executive
                                                          Education
                                                          Education
                                                          Diploma

                                                          Travel Respiratory Therapist Resume

                                                          Objective : Travel Respiratory Therapist with 3 years of experience in Utilizing assessment data to determine patients actual or potential problems. Performing bedside pulmonary function studies as per physicians order. Collaborating with physicians on patients plan of care. Evaluating patients responses to respiratory care. Evaluating respiratory practice, administration of medications, and treatment based on patient outcome.

                                                          Skills : Patient Care, Ordering.

                                                          Description :

                                                            1. Assessed patient for appropriate type and frequency of treatment and develops a plan of care based on diagnosis.
                                                            2. Provided respiratory care services in accordance with specific physician's orders, department policies and procedures and guidelines.
                                                            3. Implemented and monitored patient care plan and equipment. 
                                                            4. Monitored, recorded and communicated patient condition. 
                                                            5. Performed advanced respiratory care modalities.
                                                            6. Educated the patient and family about the health condition and provides information about community support groups and other available programs.
                                                            7. Assisted with care, calibration and maintenance of all equipment.
                                                                    Years of Experience
                                                                    Experience
                                                                    2-5 Years
                                                                    Experience Level
                                                                    Level
                                                                    Executive
                                                                    Education
                                                                    Education
                                                                    Diploma

                                                                    Travel Respiratory Therapist Resume

                                                                    Objective : Travel Respiratory Therapist is Participating in maintaining departmental inventory levels for supplies and equipment. Processing equipment per established cleaning/sterilization procedures. Responding to Medical Emergencies and Rapid Responses. Working in a constant state of alertness and safe manner. Servicing provided in the areas of ED, ICU, NICU, surgical suites, general floor, pulmonary rehabilitation, labor and delivery stand-by.

                                                                    Skills : Medical Assistant, Supervising.

                                                                    Description :

                                                                      1. Performed physical chest therapy (cupping) to loosen and mobilize secretions and mucus in the lungs and clears airway blockage in the patient’s respiratory system, as needed.
                                                                      2. Assisted in Pulmonary Stress Testing, when necessary.
                                                                      3. Performed standard suctioning techniques as indicated, collecting the appropriate, requested specimens.
                                                                      4. Implemented ventilator management/weaning protocols.
                                                                      5. Performed bronchial hygiene and airways care procedures.
                                                                      6. Collected blood for PH gas analysis, notifies physicians of results and performs appropriate changes in ventilator parameters.
                                                                      7. Implemented, monitored, and maintained non-invasive mechanical ventilation.
                                                                                          Years of Experience
                                                                                          Experience
                                                                                          2-5 Years
                                                                                          Experience Level
                                                                                          Level
                                                                                          Executive
                                                                                          Education
                                                                                          Education
                                                                                          Diploma

                                                                                          Travel Respiratory Therapist Resume

                                                                                          Objective : As a Travel Respiratory Therapist is Completing departmental paperwork as specified for each assignment completed and assists with inventory control. Assessing patient for appropriate type and frequency of treatment and develop a plan of care based on diagnosis. Implementing and monitoring patient care plan and equipment. Monitoring, recording and communicating patient condition. Performing advanced respiratory care modalities.

                                                                                          Skills : Planning, Patient Care.

                                                                                          Description :

                                                                                            1. Monitored gas exchange via non-invasive measures including pulse oximetry and capnography.
                                                                                            2. Assisted in the transport of mechanically ventilated patients with artificial airways.
                                                                                            3. Administered oxygen and humidification therapy as per physician’s order and department policy. Initiates, monitors and adjusts parameters on continuous mechanical ventilation.
                                                                                            4. Responded to cardiopulmonary emergencies and renders care as per ACLS/BCLS standards.
                                                                                            5. Provided emergent airway care including intubation, as per department policy.
                                                                                            6. Implemented ventilator management adhering to protocols as per department and Intensive Care Unit standards.
                                                                                            7. Provided patient/family with respiratory therapy education as ordered.
                                                                                                      Years of Experience
                                                                                                      Experience
                                                                                                      0-2 Years
                                                                                                      Experience Level
                                                                                                      Level
                                                                                                      Entry Level
                                                                                                      Education
                                                                                                      Education
                                                                                                      GED