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Top 50 Respiratory Therapist Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Respiratory Therapist. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Respiratory Therapist resumes they appeared on. For example, 8.8% of Respiratory Therapist resumes contained Ventilator Management as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Respiratory Therapist actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

These Are The Most Important Skills For A Respiratory Therapist

1. Ventilator Management
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Here's how Ventilator Management is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Performed respiratory assessments, home ventilator management, CPAP therapy instruction and in-service training of health care providers and patient caregivers.
  • Performed invasive/non-invasive ventilator management, treatment medication preparation, and administration to sub-acute, rehabilitative, and chronic patients.
  • Performed ventilator management, non-invasive ventilator management, airway clearance, large and small aerosol therapy.
  • Assembled respiratory equipment and provided chest physical therapy and ventilator management to respiratory compromised patients.
  • Introduced new weaning protocols for ventilator management that improved quality of services.
  • Provide ventilator management on tracheotomy patients along with tracheotomy care and changes.
  • Expanded knowledge of ventilator management specific to pediatric and neonates.
  • Performed various weaning protocols, proficient in ventilator management.
  • Provide ventilator management for long term vent-dependent patients.
  • Performed ventilator management, maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Performed ventilator management, maintenance and troubleshooting, ETT placement, cuff maintenance, and weaning protocols.
  • Provide ventilator management for ICU and Burn ICU.
  • Provide all aspects of respiratory care including: ventilator management, routine therapeutics, arterial blood gas sampling and cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Administered various therapeutic and diagnostic modalities and handled ventilator management.
  • Delivered all aspects of respiratory care, including ventilator management, Bi-PAP, CPAC, and IPV therapy.
  • Specialized in invasive/noninvasive ventilator management and weaning, recognized for assessment skils and exceptional extubation success rate.
  • Performed interventions such as oxygen therapy, nebulizer therapy, trach care, CPT, and ventilator management.
  • Provide respiratory care as needed, from nebs to ventilator management, cpaps or other supplemental oxygen devices.
  • Experience with respiratory medications and modalities Ventilator management Time management in a critical and high-paced environment
  • Perform ventilator management, maintenance and troubleshooting (Drager Infinity, PB840, ESpirit), Exudations, and weaning protocols.

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2. Patient Care
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Here's how Patient Care is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Performed ventilator checks, respiratory treatments and communicate with other departments on patient care.
  • Practice proper documentation when administering patient care and when performing department record maintenance.
  • Participated in ongoing education and training sessions regarding respiratory patient care.
  • Utilized assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
  • Ordered new mechanical ventilator and daily used supplies; ensured staff had the proper tools to provide patient care without delays.
  • Rotated throughout all clinical care units to meet staffing shortages and patient care demands, with extensive ER experience.
  • Facilitate teamwork and optimize patient care by communicating with the nurses, nurse practitioners, and attending physicians.
  • Assumed full responsibility for the evaluation of patient care needs, prioritized treatment, and maintained patient flow.
  • Provide patient education as an intricate part of the patient care activity according to the patients need.
  • Served as part of an interdisciplinary team member to provide collaborative patient care, and improve outcome.
  • Adapted and learned various hospital protocols, work flow and patient care documentation criterion quickly and effectively.
  • Communicated with physicians, nurses, technicians, and other medical staff to manage patient care.
  • Work with physicians and other disciplines to develop daily and long term patient care plans.
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment, and maintained patient flow.
  • Staff Respiratory Therapist assigned to patient care, newborn through geriatric.
  • Provide patient care and education to the patient and family members.
  • Maintain ventilator patients and perform all modalities of respiratory care throughout all patient care areas of the hospital.
  • Work as part of a team of physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals to manage patient care
  • Provide direct patient care in ER, ICU as well as floor therapy..
  • Provide quality patient care in a home enviornment.

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3. Oxygen Therapy
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Here's how Oxygen Therapy is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Provided physician ordered aerosol medications, oxygen therapy, chest physiotherapy, and diagnostic tests.
  • Administer oxygen therapy and respiratory treatments for patients with seasonal viruses and bacteria.
  • Monitor and regulate oxygen therapy, aerosol and humidity therapy.
  • Administer oxygen therapy, breathing treatments, and mechanical ventilation.
  • Administered oxygen therapy, respiratory pharmacology, and airway management.
  • Provide appropriate Oxygen therapy and continuous aerosol therapy.
  • Transported patients with oxygen therapy for diagnostic testing.
  • Provide oxygen therapy when required.
  • Administered humidity and oxygen therapy.
  • Help patients with portable ventilators, CPAP/BiPAP therapy, oxygen therapy, and aerosol therapy.
  • Attend scheduled and emergency C-sections and initiate oxygen therapy in the nursery.
  • Assess need and monitoring ongoing need for Oxygen Therapy.
  • Changed tracheotomy tubes and provided routine airway management to nursing home residents including oxygen therapy and nebuIizer treatment.
  • Performed all areas of Respiratory Care, including oxygen therapy and nebulizer therapy.
  • Administered hyperbaric oxygen therapy for carbon monoxide poisoning and other relevant illnesses.
  • Utilized oxygen therapy and procedures, equipment education and demonstrations.
  • Provided in -service training for Nurses on airway management, oxygen therapy and nebulizer treatment for nursing home residents.
  • Set up and managed Bipap, CPAP and high flow oxygen therapy on medical floors.
  • Demonstrated use of Bipap, Cpap and oxygen therapy.
  • Administer and prepare oxygen therapy utilizing nasal cannulas, venturi masks, non-rebreathers, and simple masks.

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4. Respiratory Care
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Here's how Respiratory Care is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Apply familiarity of current respiratory care practices as well as effective and safe approaches in administering pulmonary therapies and interventions.
  • Provided instruction to patients and/or caregivers on the proper use of equipment and/or respiratory care procedures.
  • Verified respiratory orders, completed respiratory care assessments and fulfilled ordered respiratory care plans.
  • Provide respiratory care to patients with critical and complex medical and surgical conditions.
  • Provide respiratory care education to staff and community.
  • Mentored and directly supervised unlicensed Respiratory Care Staff, both new graduate and student interns, according to State Law.
  • Staff therapist responsible to provide respiratory care for ICU, OHU, ER and floor therapy for the 350-bed hospital.
  • Deliver respiratory care services in accordance to the facility's protocols under the order of a physician.
  • Practiced safe respiratory care with team work and high-level patient care as the main goals.
  • Administered respiratory care to patients, including medications, physical therapy, and machine control.
  • Assisted in coordination of all tasks and maintained daily functions of respiratory care department.
  • Report to any hospital assigned by my staffing office and perform respiratory care duties
  • Performed respiratory care related procedures in a long term vent unit.
  • Demonstrated respiratory care procedures to trainees and other health care personnel.
  • Provide respiratory care and advisement to all Home Med-Equip patients.
  • Performed hands on respiratory care for high risk newborns.
  • Demonstrated and taught respiratory care procedures and respiratory disease management measures to patients, parents, and other healthcare personnel.
  • Provide quality respiratory care with oxygen, mechanical ventilation, artificial airways and respiratory medication needed for patients.
  • Assume primary responsibility for all respiratory care modalities, including the supervision of respiratory therapy technicians.
  • Performed all basic modalities of respiratory care as prescribed by the patients care team.

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5. Emergency Room
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Here's how Emergency Room is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Assist care with pediatric patients with respiratory insufficiency in emergency room setting.
  • Provided treatment and patient assessments in an ICU setting, general medical floors, outpatient/testing centers and emergency room settings.
  • Registered respiratory therapist with two years adult care experience to include ICU, floor, and emergency room care.
  • Initiate CPAP and BiPAP according to patients' needs on all floors and in the Emergency Room.
  • Worked one on one with multiple doctors, nurses and other emergency room staff.
  • Provided respiratory care to intensive care, general care and emergency room patients.
  • Showed flexibility when necessary in the fast paced ICU and Emergency Room.
  • Assessed and treated patients admitted to a level two emergency room.
  • Respond to neonatal and pediatric emergency room patients.
  • Respond to codes and emergency room calls.
  • Functioned 75% in trauma Emergency room.
  • Assisted in the Emergency Room.
  • Trained in Neonatal Resuscitation, intubation and mechanical ventilation in NICU and Emergency Room setting.
  • Care, emergency room and floor codes, medical nebulizer therapy, with adults, children, infants, and neonates.
  • Initiate patient modalities in the emergency room, ICU, and all floor areas.
  • Delivered care to patients on ventilators, computerized charting, assisted with intubations, extubation and emergency room situations.
  • assisted with opening free standing emergency room for Baptist Medical Center/Wolfson's Children's hospital.
  • Performed ABGs and EKGs in emergency room and also responsible for intubations and arterial line placement.
  • Vent Management Code Response Team Treatment Management Emergency Room Level 1 Trauma
  • Managed ventilated and trauma patients Covered emergency room Assisted with intubation and extubation of patients Obtained and analyzed ABG's

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6. Cpap
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Here's how Cpap is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Operated a variety of different respiratory equipment including, but not limited to, mechanical ventilators, CPAP, and BiPAP.
  • Worked in conjunction with the Wilson Sleep Disorder Center in setting up their patients on CPAP and BI-PAP machines.
  • Use of various respiratory equipment such as BiPAP/CPAP machines, ventilators, and chest PT machines.
  • Worked and managed various ventilators, monitors, CPAP, BIPAP and other respiratory equipment
  • Consulted with physician on proper CPAP/BiPAP settings in accordance with patient's needs.
  • Completed hundreds of downloads on various CPAP/BiPap machines to document patient compliance.
  • Manage CPAP compliance per Medicare, PEHP, and other insurance guidelines.
  • Set up and monitor of CPAP, BiPAP and home ventilators.
  • Set up and troubleshoot ventilators, BIPAP and CPAP machines.
  • Set patients up with CPAP and Bi-Level therapy devices.
  • Maintain knowledge of CPAP/ BPAP and ventilators.
  • Place patients on CPAP/BIPAP machines.
  • Set up patients with CPAP and Bipaps, fit patients with mask, educate patients on importance of using equipment.
  • Use various modes of ventilations and experience with various types of CPAP and BIPAP machines.
  • Assist with newborn deliveries, initiate CPAP, oxygen therapy and pulse oximetry.
  • Instructed patients in the safe and effective use of CPAPs, BiPaps, Home Ventilators and other equipment.
  • Set up nasal cpap, cannula, hi & low flow oxygen devices.
  • Instructed patients in the safe and effective use of CPAP's, oxygen concentrators, nebulizers and other equipment.
  • set up CPAPs , BIPAPs for sleep apnea and vent dependent patients.
  • Sleep studies: PSG's, Cpap titration,MSLT, DME setups, Cpap education for Patient with home cpap.

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7. Bipap
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Here's how Bipap is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Experienced with Newport e360 ventilator, Newport HT50 Ventilator, Opti-Venturi system, CPAP and BiPap units.
  • Set up, monitored, calibrated, and cleaned CPAP, BiPAP, and mechanical ventilation machines.
  • Facilitated set-ups, monitoring and troubleshooting all patient needs for BiPAP/CPAP machines.
  • Home Care Mechanical Ventilation and CPAP / BiPAP Program Medical Salesman
  • Provided home delivery of the prescribed CPAP/BiPAP equipment.
  • Performed BIPAP and CPAP therapies.
  • Experience in ICU, ED, PCU; Hamilton G5 ventilator; BiPAP
  • Work with the Servo I and the Vision BIPAP.
  • Set up and operate devices such as mechanical ventilators, BIPAPs, and aerosol generators following specified parameters of treatment.
  • Provided care for respiratory patients by use of breathing treatments, ventilator and bipap management, and tracheotomy care.
  • Administer an EZ-PAP, Acapella, Meta-Neb, BIPAP or Cough Assist therapy based on what s ordered.
  • Evaluate the patient's need for oxygen via cannula, mask, High Flow system, or BiPAP/CPAP.
  • Set up and operate devices such as BiPaP/ CPAP, and administered aerosol generators, and bronchopulmonary drainage.
  • Titrated on CPAP, BIPAP, ASV and oxygen per Dr.'s orders.
  • Set up and monitored respiratory homecare equipment including oxygen, nebulizers, CPAP, BIPAP and home ventilators.
  • Managed trach care, home CPAP and BIPAPs while maintaining accurate electronic and written documentation.
  • Set up patient on cpap/bipap.
  • Set up and monitoring of ventilators, oscillators, BiPap, nitric oxide and other therapeutic modalities.
  • Managed long term ventilator and trach patients * bronchodilator therapy, bipap management, oxygen therapy.
  • Set up ventilators,Bipap,Cpap, and any other respiratory equipment necessary.

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8. Aerosol Therapy
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Here's how Aerosol Therapy is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Provide general respiratory therapeutic services including oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, humidification therapy, and suction therapy.
  • Administered oxygen and other gas therapy, humidity therapy and aerosol therapy.
  • Administered aerosol therapy and obtained and analyzed arterial blood gas samples.
  • Experienced in other types of aerosol therapy and medication administration.
  • Administered medical gases, humidity and aerosol therapy.
  • Experienced in aerosol therapy and medication administration.
  • Provide care and education to patients with aerosol therapy, oxygen and other equipment in the home and at the office.
  • Administer aerosol therapy, chest physical therapy, PEP therapy to patients with Respiratory disorders.
  • Provide aerosol therapy, meter dose inhaler, and dry powder inhaler treatments.
  • Perform Aerosol Therapy to all age patients.
  • Perform oxygen and bland aerosol therapy.
  • Performed basic therapeutics, bronchopulmonary hygiene techniques, and aerosol therapy.
  • Provide Bronchodilator therapy, low/high flow oxygen administration aerosol therapy.
  • Utilized Aerobe for the administration of aerosol therapy.
  • care, suctioning, aerosol therapy, P&PD, assessment of patient's respiratory condition and progress.
  • Administer aerosol therapy, pulse oximetry, and nasal tracheal suctioning.
  • Administered all types of therapy including ventilatory assistance, gas therapy, aerosol therapy, and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.
  • Experienced in the administration of Pentamidine medication and Ribavirin medication via aerosol therapy.
  • Administered aerosol therapy Trachea Weaning Pulmonary rehab
  • Assist with intubation, weaning parameters, extubation, aerosol therapy, and arterial blood gas puncture.

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9. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
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Here's how Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation and related Respiratory Care responsibilities.
  • Performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation when warranted.
  • Performed electrocardiograms and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Provide emergency care, such as manual ventilation or assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Provided cardiopulmonary resuscitation, set up mechanical ventilators, and performed patient assessments.
  • Participated in cardiopulmonary resuscitation procedures of bag ventilation and closed chest massage.
  • Assisted in Cardiopulmonary resuscitation as an integral part of the emergency team.
  • Initiated (if needed) and participated in emergency cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation on both adults and infants.
  • Provided emergency care and assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Maintain a patient's airway during cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Assist with cardiopulmonary resuscitation throughout the hospital.
  • Initiate and participate in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.
  • Initiate and assist with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Direct patient care and assessment of pulmonary status including cardiopulmonary resuscitation and intubation.
  • Assisted with cardiopulmonary resuscitation and intubations as part of an emergency department team.
  • Assist physicians with emergency care such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation and intubation.
  • Provided emergency care including intubating, cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Provide ventilations for patients during cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Assisted in cardiopulmonary resuscitation efforts on hemodynamically unstable patients and patients in cardiac arrest.

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10. Trach Care
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Here's how Trach Care is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Provided initial set up and follow on monitoring of all ventilator use and trach care for patients.
  • Perform airway clearance maneuvers, lung expansion, trach care and suctioning.
  • Provided treatments as ordered, and provided trach care as needed.
  • Perform trach care and education to patients and family members.
  • Performed trach care and replacement for patients.
  • Performed trach care and suctioning.
  • Provided patients with trach care.
  • Managed and performed trach cares.
  • Educate nurses and CNA on Trach care.
  • Performed trach care, trach cuff maintenance, in line, NT and oral suctioning, oral care.
  • Performed trach care, suctioning, cuff care, and trouble shooting of artificial Airways.
  • Can change Tracheostomy Tubes in the Sub Acute and trach care.
  • Performed trach care, in-line, nasotracheal and oral suctioning.
  • Wean patient off vent, Trach care, downsize and intubations
  • Perform trach care, cuff management, oral/naso-tracheal suctioning.
  • Perform trach care, trach cuff maintenance, in-line and oral suctioning, trach capping, and oral care.
  • Perform trach changes, trach care, trach cuff maintenance, in-line, and sterile suctioning.
  • Set up Ventilators, Bipap, oxygen, Trach care, ABG's, EKG's,and suction.
  • Performed trach care, trach cuff maintenance, trach change, Nasaltrach, oral suctioning, and oral care.
  • Administered breathing treatments using pulse oximetry, trach care .

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11. EKG
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Here's how EKG is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Utilized and understood diagnostic equipment for cardiopulmonary services, including EKG.
  • Perform EKG's as needed for patients per doctor's orders.
  • Performed EKGS, Followed doctor's orders, Medical Billing.
  • Performed and interpreted Pulmonary Function Tests and EKG tests.
  • Deliver SVN medications, O2 therapy, perform ABG's and EKG's, respond to codes.
  • Experience in mechanical ventilatory support, EKG performance, ABG puncture and analysis.
  • Performed EKG, PFT, Phlebotomy and vent care.
  • Perform ABG, EKG and bronchoscopy.
  • Assist with intubations, perform EKG's and ABG's.
  • Complete 12&15 lead EKGs.
  • Perform PSG/CPAP/BIPAP/VPAP titrations, Wire EEG/EKG for sleep studies Observed and monitored client behavior and responses to treatment.
  • Perform EKG's, obtain blood gases and interpret results, and bipap/cpap therapy.
  • Perform EKGs & ABGs and report findings to nurse/physician.
  • Perform EKGs and assist physicians with bronchoscopy procedures.
  • Ordered and read lab tests, x-rays, MRIs, Ultrasounds, and EKGs.
  • Assist in the Cardiac Cath Lab, EKG's, and with bedside bronchoscopies.
  • Perform EKGs, ABGs, and patient assessments.
  • Trained in bedside procedures including Bronchosopy and percutaneous tracheostomys and EKG's
  • Monitored adult sleep studies Troubleshooting on equipment CPAP/BIPAP titration Respiratory care - adult patients Ventilator management Emergency care EKG On-call responsibility
  • Provide Direct patient care Troubleshoot medical equipment Ventilator management Draw and run ABG s EKG Intubation ICU Floor therapy

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12. Arterial Blood Gases
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Here's how Arterial Blood Gases is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Evaluate patients by performing limited physical examinations and conducting diagnostic test such as arterial blood gases.
  • Perform Single Stick Arterial Blood Gases to analyze the conditions and breathing patters of the patient following specified protocols.
  • Monitor physiological changes such as: vital signs, arterial blood gases, blood chemistry changes, and electrocardiogram.
  • Monitor patient's physiological responses to therapy, such as vital signs, EKG, arterial blood gases/blood chemistry.
  • Observed and assisted in Medical Surgical units with tasks such as arterial blood gases and EKG's.
  • Read prescription, measure arterial blood gases, and review patient information to assess patient condition.
  • Administered respiratory medications, performed arterial blood gases, and assisted the Emergency Response Team.
  • Monitored physiological therapy responses: arterial blood gases, blood chemistry changes and vital signs.
  • Draw and calculate arterial blood gases and relay analysis results to the physician.
  • Perform arterial blood gases with analysis; complete EKG testing and analysis.
  • Collect arterial blood gases and analyze them in the facility.
  • Obtain and analyze arterial blood gases on patients.
  • Draw, analyze and evaluate arterial blood gases.
  • Obtain and interpret arterial blood gases.
  • Collect and analyze Arterial Blood Gases.
  • Administered breathing treatments, arterial blood gases, oxygen monitoring, and chest percussions.
  • Draw arterial blood gases and assist with bronchoscopies.
  • Perform intubations and draw arterial blood gases.
  • Perform diagnostic testing for Arterial Blood Gases .
  • Performed complete pulmonary function tests, diffusion, body plethysmography, nitrogen washout, bedside spirometry, arterial blood gases.

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13. Airway Management
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Here's how Airway Management is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Provide professional respiratory care to include pulmonary therapy assessments & treatments, airway management & suctioning, and patient-teaching.
  • Provide manual ventilation and airway management and also provide mechanical ventilation and monitoring with ECMO patients.
  • Licensed Registered Respiratory Therapist responsible for airway management of Children on intensive care units.
  • Gain experience in airway management of neonatal patients and use of mechanical ventilators.
  • Administered respiratory care, including arterial lines and ventilator and airway management.
  • Provide Airway management Labor and delivery assistance, and non-invasive ventilation.
  • Provide respiratory management therapies including ventilation management, airway management.
  • Administer humidity and aerosol therapy for airway management.
  • Skilled in invasive and non-invasive airway management.
  • Provided airway management and emergency care.
  • Attended high-risk deliveries and C-sections; assessed newborns' needs for airway management.
  • Provided airway management with suctioning, cleaning, and taping.
  • Assisted physicians with Naso-tracheal suctioning, inline suctioning, sputum inductions, airway management, oxygen administration and chest physiotherapy.
  • Work in the Emergency Department assist with intubation and airway management and the initiation and management of mechanical ventilation.
  • Provide Adult respiratory care via conventional vent management, airway management, bronchodilator therapy.
  • Provide ventilatory and airway management.
  • Perform nasal/oral tracheal suction and other airway management * Assist with Bronchoscopy procedures at bedside * Perform EKG procedures.
  • Skilled in airway management: adult intubations, and Glide Scope use for difficult airways.
  • Performed airway management including tracheostomy/stoma care, suctioning, airway clearance, hyperinflation therapy, bronchopulmonary hygiene.
  • Perform airway management including trach tube changes, Passy-Muir Valve monitoring and intubation or extubation.

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14. Floor Therapy
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Here's how Floor Therapy is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Registered respiratory therapist with experience in pulmonary function, floor therapy, critical care, and patient education.
  • Followed cystic fibrosis protocols along with floor therapy.
  • Implemented asthma protocol for general floor therapy.
  • Perform all staff therapist duties including general floor therapy, critical care duties, and Level 2 nursery procedures.
  • General floor therapy for the adult, pediatric, and infant patient, oxygen therapy, pt.
  • Care includes; floor therapy, critical care, emergency room care, long term ventilator management.
  • Worked in ICU and performed general floor therapy.
  • Worked in NICU, PICU, and floor therapy.
  • Summer 2007 CLINICAL I: FLOOR THERAPY.
  • Worked in ICU/CCU, with Ventilators, CPAP, and Bi-PAP Therapy, as well as, the usual floor therapy.
  • Job Duties: Adult and Pediatric floor therapy, Neonatal ICU, Surgical ICU, Adult and Pediatric Polysomnography.
  • Worked in ICU performing a variety of modalities as well as assisting with floor therapy.
  • Performed general floor therapy, medical, surgical, telemetry, etc.
  • Performed general floor therapy, including pulse oximetry, evaluation of pt.
  • Managed ICU and NICU as well as floor therapy..
  • Transferred from floor therapy to ICU liason.
  • General Floor Therapy and ER modalities
  • Staff Therapist, ABG, ekg, ventilator care,floor therapy
  • General floor therapy Administer breathing treatments and oxygen therapies Perform EKG, ABG s Ventilator management
  • Worked in the OR as anesthesia tech, worked in Icu and floor therapy,ABG , PFT, hhn.

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15. Critical Care
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Here's how Critical Care is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Specialized in the use and application of mechanical ventilators exclusively in the Adult Critical Care Units.
  • Specialized in ventilator management in critical care units, long-term care units and emergency room.
  • Provide respiratory care in the critical care unit, including collecting arterial blood for analysis.
  • Participate in patient care rounds as an active member of the critical care team.
  • Performed respiratory therapy in critical care area, floor care, and emergency department.
  • Received all of my Critical Care training from Hurley.
  • Worked in the critical care unit with ventilated patients.
  • Staff therapist and managed critical care patients in ICU
  • Experienced in adult critical care and ED experience.
  • Shift supervisor and all areas of critical care
  • Treated critical care patients first.
  • Worked extensively in critical care and neo-natal intensive care.
  • Assessed and monitored mechanical ventilator patients Assisted in acute critical care, ICU, ER, and pediatrics.
  • Shift supervisor, all areas of critical care, and special procedures to include PFT and Bronchoscopy.
  • Full time employee working in all areas of the hospital including Emergency Room and Critical Care Unit
  • Key Skills: Critical Care Areas and general patient care areas for evaluation and treatment.
  • Staff Therapist Preformed Respiratory duties in critical care areas of the hospital.
  • Worked as part of a critical care team throughout the hospital.
  • Maintain artificial airways and provide support during critical care transports.
  • Participated in various critical care bedside interventions such as spirometry, abg's, thoracentesis, concha sedation, andrespiratory therapies.

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Here's how Intensive Care is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist, Intensive Care Unit Supervisor
  • Practiced Neonatal Intensive Care primary level.
  • Worked under the supervision of the Medical Director in all different intensive care units, floors and Long term care patients.
  • Provided patient care and education in the neonatal intensive care, pediatric intensive care, and burn intensive care units.
  • Work in the Emergency Department of Level I Trauma Center, Neonatal Intensive Care Units and as STAT Therapist.
  • Travel Respiratory Therapist: Ross Heart Hospital Ohio State University/Surgical Intensive Care Unit: Recovered open heart surgeries.
  • Provided support to the Intensive Care Unit, Cardiac Care Unit, Emergency Department and Special Care Nursery.
  • Care for mechanically ventilated patients in the surgical, medical, and spinal cord intensive care units.
  • Served all patient populations, including intensive care, emergency room, and medical/surgical units.
  • Core area of expertise was in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU).
  • Experience Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and performed on the Labor and Delivery resuscitation team.
  • Worked in the Transplant Intensive Care Unit, while managing several Ventilators.
  • Provided intensive care duties and was part of the trauma team.
  • Managed patients in all critical intensive care areas including PICU.
  • Attend all Doctor rounds on Intensive Care Unit pt.
  • Float position for adult, pediatric and neonatal care Fully proficient in adult, pediatric and neonatal intensive care units.
  • Assist physicians with intubations in intensive care units, managing ventilated patients, obtaining arterial blood for blood gases.
  • Full time position in the Regional Newborn Intensive Care Unit.
  • worked General floor and Intensive Care Unit.
  • Assess and perform therapy and care per intensive care ventilatory protocols.

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Here's how Nicu is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Perform duties that pertained to respiratory therapy in the ICU, ER, NICU, PICU, Pediatrics and Med.
  • Supervised and administration of respiratory transport, neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) medical and administrative staff.
  • Core NICU therapists, occasionally working in general pediatric population and airway step down unit.
  • Prioritized care for patients in all ICU areas including NICU Levels II and III.
  • Level I Trauma center with a Level II NICU, Pediatric unit.
  • Trained in NICU to manage ventilators, both conventional and hi-frequency.
  • Travel position within the NICU & PICU setting.
  • Provide ventilator management in level III NICU.
  • Experienced in MICU, SICU, BICU, NICU and CICU.
  • Level 4 NICU, Translate, Perform Breathing Treatment's.
  • Staff therapist for ER, PICU, NICU and CCU.
  • Developed NICU Respiratory Care Procedure Manuals Organized specialized equipment and instituted a preventative maintenance program.
  • Contracted Respiratory Therapist to work temporary hospital assignments specializing in ICU,PICU, NICU, as well as floor assignments.
  • Worked in ICU, ER, NICU and PICU Experience in therapist-driven protocols to develop and modify patient care plans.
  • Administered Nitric Oxide gas via ventilator in the ICU and NICU and via mask during cardiac testing.
  • Administered Surfactant treatments to newborns in NICU.
  • Shift lead RT with experience in ER,ICU,NICU, and PEDS.
  • Perform assessments in Medical/Surgical, Telemetry, ICU/Neuro/Trauma/ER , and NICU, code blue, and rapid assessment calls.
  • Specialized in ICU,PICU,NICU,as well as floor assignments.Competent in all modes of Respiratory Therapy.
  • Manage Respiratory Therapist * Work NICU, Floor Therapy, ICUs * Bronchodilator Therapy, Ventilator Management, Bipap Management

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18. Pulmonary Function
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Here's how Pulmonary Function is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Assisted clinic in covering for pulmonary function testing while regular therapist was on personal vacation.
  • Perform pulmonary function and adjust equipment to obtain optimum results in therapy.
  • Performed pulmonary function testing for chronic pulmonary patients.
  • Performed bedside pulmonary function screens.
  • Perform bedside pulmonary function testing.
  • Provided clinical care, pulmonary function testing, equipment downloads, and patient education, DME order and support.
  • Performed pulmonary function tests to be used by physician in diagnosis of case.
  • Performed pulmonary function tests, ABG's, and run ABG lab.
  • Provide stress testing and pulmonary function testing.
  • Perform metabolic studies and pulmonary function tests.
  • Assessed patients utilizing pulmonary diagnostics, and blood gas analysis Preform bedside pulmonary function diagnostic procedures.
  • Performed cardiac stress testing Performed pulmonary function testing.
  • Manage Pulmonary Function Lab Perform Pulmonary Function Studies
  • Perform Pulmonary Function Testing including Plethysmography.
  • Conduct tests, such as electrocardiograms, stress testing, and lung capacity tests, to evaluate patients' cardiopulmonary functions.
  • Perform arterial puncture and blood gas analysis, pulse oximetry and pulmonary function testing.
  • Completed pulmonary function studies, cardiograms, and phlebotomy procedures.
  • Perform pulmonary function tests that include nitrogen washout, diffusion capacity, expirogram before and after bronchodilator; daily machine calibration.
  • Full Time Pulmonary Function Studies, Oxygen clinic, Patient Education, Arterial Blood Gas Analysis
  • Conducted bedside pulmonary function tests, cardiac outputs, intubations/extubations, sputum inductions and tracheostomy care.

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19. Trauma
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Here's how Trauma is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Traveled throughout the state of California concentrating on 13 county hospitals and trauma centers, providing respiratory therapy to patients.
  • Specialized in acute care for adult and geriatric patients with long-term injuries, trauma, or medical complications.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary team rounds as well as trauma rounds in discussing current and future care of patients.
  • Played a key role in responding to traumas, high risk deliveries, and cardiopulmonary emergencies.
  • Level II Nursery -Level I Trauma Center -ICU/CCU Therapist - including post-op open heart patient care
  • Responded to emergency traumas; Code Blue, Rapid Response, and Code CVA.
  • General floor care, Trauma ICU, Cardiac ICU, and Pediatric ICU trained.
  • Provide respiratory care in the emergency room, including all traumas and codes.
  • Experience in the emergency department as well the ICU and Trauma Unit.
  • Participate in daily ICU medical rounds for all pulmonary and trauma patients.
  • Considered a 'go to' therapist at this Level I trauma center.
  • Delivered world-class patient care at a magnet ranked trauma hospital.
  • Prioritized adult and pediatric care in ER and Trauma units.
  • Experience with: Ventilators, Trauma, Core situations.
  • Level 1 Trauma Unit functions.
  • Provide care in a Level One hospital in Traumas, Code blues, PICU, CCU, and transports.
  • Assigned areas included CCU, SICU, MICU, Pediatric Trauma ICU, and Burn Unit ICU.
  • Serve as a key member of interdisciplinary healthcare team for a busy level II trauma center.
  • Conducted respiratory therapy for large & small hospitals & trauma centers on per diem basis
  • Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas, and intracranial hematomas.

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20. Respiratory Therapy Equipment
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Here's how Respiratory Therapy Equipment is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Inspect, clean and maintain respiratory therapy equipment to ensure equipment is functioning safely and efficiently, ordering repairs when necessary.
  • Assemble, maintain, cleaned and calibrate respiratory therapy equipment ensuring safety for patient use; identified and removed malfunctioning equipment.
  • Process all respiratory therapy equipment, cleaning, sterilizing and packaging as required.
  • Checked the operation of respiratory therapy equipment on units and made necessary adjustments.
  • Selected Contributions: * Presented in-service training on respiratory therapy equipment.
  • Inspected and maintained respiratory therapy equipment to ensure optimal functioning.
  • Maintained and utilized all types of respiratory therapy equipment.
  • Verify proper operating function of respiratory therapy equipment.
  • Trained patients on in-home respiratory therapy equipment.
  • Perform a variety of duties related to setting up, operating, cleaning, sterilizing, and storing respiratory therapy equipment.
  • Inspect, clean, test, and maintain respiratory therapy equipment to ensure equipment is working properly and safely.
  • Inspect, clean, test, and maintain respiratory therapy equipment to ensure proper functioning safety guidelines.
  • Inspect, clean, test and maintain respiratory therapy equipment to ensure functioning safely and efficiently.
  • Clean, disinfect, assemble, and test various types of respiratory therapy equipment.
  • Order Respiratory Therapy Equipment and Make sure Budget was in control.
  • Clean, sterilize, check and maintain respiratory therapy equipment.
  • Inspected, cleaned, tested and maintained respiratory therapy equipment.
  • Performed home care oxygen patient and equipment assessment Performed patient education for home respiratory therapy equipment and utilization
  • Inspected and Tested Medical/Respiratory Therapy Equipment for Operability, Integrity, and Effectiveness.
  • Administer medications to the cardiorespiratory system by means of all respiratory therapy equipment and procedures available.

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21. Vital Signs
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Here's how Vital Signs is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Record the Patient s Vital Signs before and after administering Respiratory Medications.
  • Administer medications and assessed vital signs.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical information, weight and height measurements and vital signs.
  • Assessed vital signs, monitored, and responded to lung functions of infants.
  • Logged patient vital signs and evaluated their status; experience with digital document system
  • Monitored patient's physiological responses to therapy, such as vital signs.
  • Collected patient specimens and data, including vital signs and sputum samples.
  • Monitor patient's response by vital signs and auscultation of breath sounds.
  • Obtained patients' vital signs, and arterial blood gases.
  • Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse.
  • Monitored patient stability by checking vital signs and weight.
  • Conduct breathing treatments, assessments: vital signs.
  • Record and monitor vital signs and treatments.
  • Monitor patients status and vital signs.
  • Assessed patient's vital signs.
  • Monitor patient vital signs and administer procedural sedation during bronchoscopy procedure.
  • Chart pre/post vital signs, breath sounds, changes in patient status in medical records.
  • Monitored patients vital signs, provided complete tracheal care (irrigated and suctioned pt.
  • Obtained and analyzed lab results, and interpreted vital signs.
  • Work with doctors and specialists -Patient assessment including ausculating breath sounds, pulse oximetrty and vital signs.

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22. CPT
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Here's how CPT is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Preformed general floor therapy, including SVN, MDI, CPT, BiPAP therapy, ABG interpretation and EKG's.
  • Provided excellent patient care, breathing treatments, CPT, BIPAP/CPAP therapy and diagnostic skills using breath signs and vitals.
  • Work extensively with Cystic Fibrosis Patients using the Vest, Flutter, CPT, and various aerosols.
  • Perform aerosol and humidity therapies; medical gas; airway management; IPPB; CPT.
  • Perform pulmonary hygiene to include CPT, postural drainage and suctioning.
  • Treated patients by using oxygen, CPT, and aerosol medications.
  • Vest therapy, CPT, cough assist, and ABG's and analysis.
  • Perform CPT & PD, and IPPB treatments as ordered.
  • Perform CPT, EKG, ABG and PFT
  • Key Competencies: oxygen therapy/pulmonary rehabilitation/asthma education/ventilator management/patient evaluations/IS/PFTs (bedside)/CPT/IPPB
  • Set up and operated devices such as mechanical ventilators, BIPAPS, CPAPS, nebulizers, ABGS, CPT, Suctioning.
  • Implement mechanical ventilation, CPAP, BIPAP, Oxygen, CPT, CPR, acapella, and pharmacological therapy.
  • Participate in all routine floor therapies including: nebulizers, CPT, Bi-PAP, CPAP, IPPB etc.
  • Performed all respiratory duties, including nebulizer therapy, ventilator management, CPT, and oxygen therapy.
  • Administer aerosolized medications, perform CPT, IPPB, Vest, PEP, and other therapies.
  • Provide routine floor therapy, including CPT, suctioning, oxygen therapy and pulse oximetry.
  • Staff Therapist Therapeutic regimens including HHN therapy, CPT, IPPB therapy when indicated.
  • Provided bronchial hygiene to patients, including CPT, vest therapy, pep therapy, and naso-endo-tracheal suctioning.
  • Provide patients with Nebulizer Treatment, IS, CPT, PFT, EKG, ABG's and Holter Monitors.
  • Monitor & managed pt on ventilators, Cpap & Bipap Trach care, SVN, CPT, billing

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Here's how CPR is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Respond to code blues (CPR), establish and maintain patient airway, and provide artificial ventilation when appropriate.
  • Provide emergency care, including artificial respiration, external cardiac massage, and assistance with CPR.
  • Responded to Condition A and C and trained in Crisis Team Management and CPR.
  • Blood gas extraction and analysis, bedside assessment and administration of CPR when needed.
  • Provided BLS instruction for CPR certification and re-certification for nurses and providers.
  • Respond to all Rapid Responses and perform CPR when needed.
  • Perform CPR and assists with emergency airway management.
  • Responded to codes and performed CPR as needed.
  • Provided CPR certification to all hospital member.
  • Perform CPR and bag- mask ventilation.
  • Provided emergency care, including CPR.
  • Help give breathing treatments, do CPR, help set up CPAP/BIPAP machines.
  • Assist with CPR in the ER.
  • Administer nebulized medications, perform chest physiotherapy, perform arterial blood gas draws, evaluate oxygen saturation, and perform CPR.
  • Maintain a level of knowledge to retrieved chart information utilizing Brightree, CPR+, and Alana Dashboard.
  • Assist in intubation, CPR, and initiate ventilator/BIPAP support.
  • Assisted intubations, CPR and monitored ventilator machines.
  • Provide emergency care, CPR and assist with intubations, Set up and operate mechanical ventilators, Bipap/CPAP, Nitric.
  • Assisted in intubation, trach and chest tube placements, bronchoscopy, CPR, drawing arterial blood.
  • Direct patient care *Computer input *Ventilator setups and management *ABG draw and analysis *Administration of medications & oxygen *CPR

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Here's how Asthma is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Performed respiratory therapy treatments on patients recovering from various forms pulmonary diseases, including asthma, chronic bronchitis and emphysema.
  • Evaluated and educated patients in managing asthma and COPD disorders
  • Tented to heart attack patients and patients with breathing disorders such as emphysema, asthma, or bronchitis.
  • Evaluated and treated a wide range of conditions, including COPD, asthma, and bronchitis.
  • Worked with students as a clinical instructor and was responsible for asthma and COPD education.
  • Help develop Asthma Plans and Educate patients and family members on Drug administration and use.
  • Educate patients with COPD and asthma as well as on the use of home oxygen.
  • Followed Asthma protocols in Pediatrics, taught proper peak flow techniques, inhaler usage.
  • Assist in caring for patients with various diseases, including COPD and Asthma.
  • Experience also includes asthma management, and vast infant and pediatric care.
  • Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses, including COPD and asthma.
  • Evaluated health education needs of asthma patients to provide necessary training.
  • Evaluated patients suffering from asthma, COPD and other cardiopulmonary deficiencies.
  • Provided asthma education and action plans for patients and caregivers.
  • Provided care for patients with chronic and acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD and pneumonia.
  • Increased experience with various medical conditions including COPD, asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, and sleep apnea.
  • Lead therapist for pulmonary, apnea, asthma, cystic fibrosis, sleep clinics.
  • Provision of Oxygen therapy, Nebuilzer treatment, Physician ordered asthma education to patients.
  • Educated ER staff about caring for asthmatics, particularly those requiring intubation.
  • Started my own asthma clinic in May, 2008.

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Here's how Setup is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Staff education, Business Development and accreditation setup.
  • Performed respiratory equipment setups for patients before discharge.
  • Inspected and tested equipment prior to the patient setup to ensure the proper operating function of the equipment.
  • Provide patient education and setup on respiratory devices including CPAP, BiPAP, and respiratory assist devices.
  • Experience with CPAP, BIPAP machine setup, pulmonary rehab and home vent.
  • Home CPAP/BiPAP setup and education including proper wear and cleaning.
  • Conducted CPAP/BiPAP setup, care and trouble shooting for respiratory.
  • Perform equipment setups in a timely and professional manner.
  • Conduct setup of all types of oxygen equipment.
  • Monitor and setup of Invasive Continuous Cardiac Output.
  • Monitored the setup of home respiratory treatments.
  • Clean, setup, and troubleshoot equipment.
  • Provide technical support for all respiratory equipment Perform troubleshooting and basic maintenance, cleaning, and setup for respiratory equipment.
  • Handled medication administration and all other aspects ventilator setup and weaning.
  • Performed in-home oxygen and nebulizer setups for patients.
  • Trouble shoot equip issues- refit Cpap masks- 4-6 setups per day.
  • performed setup of all types of oxygen equipment as well.
  • Maintain and setup bipaps and cpaps.
  • Direct patient care *Computer input *Homecare equipment setups
  • Assist with intubation, ventilator setup, bipap equipment, blood gases, and EKGs.

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26. Emergency Situations
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Here's how Emergency Situations is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Provide therapeutic and diagnostic respiratory related procedures to patients in acute, chronic, and emergency situations.
  • Performed all aspects of respiratory care for patients in critical, non-critical and emergency situations.
  • Respond to emergency situations ordered by any medical staff including myself.
  • Responded to urgent and emergency situations and provided appropriate respiratory support.
  • Recognized and rapidly responded to assist in emergency situations.
  • Assisted and organized staff in multiple emergency situations.
  • Managed airways during cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency situations.
  • Responded to all emergency situations within the hospital
  • Respond appropriately to codes and emergency situations.
  • Respond immediately to emergency situations.
  • Reacted calmly and effectively in emergency situations, and added the personal, caring touch that immediately put patients at ease.
  • Positioned on call once per week to assist in emergency situations, troubleshooting equipment repair to ensure prompt resolution of issues.
  • Respond to emergency situations promptly and assisting nurses and physicians with plan of care.
  • Responded to trauma and emergency situations to assist physicians and other staff.
  • Work on call to assist in emergency situations.
  • Major rotations in operating rooms and assisting the surgeons with emergency criothyroidotomy in emergency situations.
  • Perform CPR and assist with intubations/airway management during emergency situations.
  • Maintained patent airway; including down sizing and changing traches in emergency situations.
  • Responded to all "Code Blue" and other emergency situations; performed and/or participated in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Assist with emergency situations such as "Code Blue."

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27. Acute Care
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Here's how Acute Care is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Provided respiratory care services to patients with cardiopulmonary diseases or disorders in acute care and critical care areas.
  • Staffed as an adult and pediatric Registered Respiratory Therapist in various acute care hospital settings throughout Phoenix.
  • Provide direct patient care for acute care patients including directly assisting physicians with specialized procedures.
  • Provided all aspects of respiratory care in acute care environments involving adult patient populations.
  • Delivered acute care and rehab training for spinal injury patients and caregivers
  • Worked as registered respiratory therapist in an acute care facility.
  • Functioned independently, as well as with other professionals, to assess and treat patients in an acute care facility.
  • Worked in many areas of respiratory care including, acute care, home care, long term care and diagnostics.
  • Provide respiratory care services in a long term acute care hospital to patients with varying complicated medical issues.
  • Delivered acute care for patients from Neonate to Geriatric, adhering to all Respiratory Therapy drive protocols.
  • Work with Doctors and Nurses in order to deliver direct patient care in the acute care setting.
  • Provide home ventilator to patients who were discharged our of long term acute care hospitals.
  • Provided all facets of respiratory care working with all ages in an acute care hospital.
  • Assessed, treated and cared for patients in a long term acute care facility.
  • Experience in Critical care and General Care at long term acute care facility.
  • Provide care to long-term acute care patients.
  • General floor care on a per diem basis, working solo, in the inpatient rehab and acute care setting.
  • Contract temporary assignments for healthcare facilities and long term acute care facilities in the Denver metro Area.
  • Provision of respiratory care modalities in an acute care setting.
  • Worked per diem and PRN at several acute care facilities through out San Antonio.

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Here's how Pediatrics is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • General Floor Therapist- treated varying population of pediatrics from general respiratory illnesses to patients on ventilators.
  • Introduced innovative respiratory technologies for Neonatal and Pediatrics.
  • Provided respiratory care throughout the hospital including ICU, Pediatrics, NICU, Emergency Department and Texas Department of Corrections.
  • Provide care in following units: PICU, PER, Pediatrics, NICU, adult ICU and adult oncology unit.
  • Worked in all aspects of respiratory care including: ICU, ED, Pediatrics, and floor therapy.
  • Assessed and treated respiratory patients of all ages in ICU, SICU, ER, Nursery and Pediatrics.
  • Experience in neonatal, pediatrics and the adult population has allowed for a well rounded clinical experience.
  • Administered treatment programs to various patients in the pediatrics, adult, ICU, and general units.
  • Qualified to work in all Intensive Care Units including Pediatrics and Neonatal ICU.
  • Contract therapist assigned to ER, ICU, Pediatrics and medical floors.
  • Provided routine floor care for adults, pediatrics, and neonatal patients.
  • Managed staff of 5-7 therapists in the neonatal and pediatrics units.
  • Worked in the chronic and acute unit with pediatrics and infants
  • Worked with pediatrics and adults.
  • Work with pediatrics and infants.
  • Worked in the NICU, ER, ICU, Pediatrics, OR, PCU & Med-Surgery.
  • Provided care in the acute setting including: ICU, ER, CCU & Pediatrics.
  • Worked in the Intensive Care, ER, General Floors, NICU, & Pediatrics.
  • Provided airway management for pediatrics and neonates including ventilator management, ABGs; administered respiratory treatments and oxygen.
  • Lead RPSGT (adults and pediatrics) and part time I do PFT's in the PFT lab.

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29. ABG
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Here's how ABG is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Performed mechanical ventilation monitoring, medication administration, ABG's and ABG documentation.
  • Interpreted ABG for therapeutic and possible weaning considerations.
  • Implemented arterial blood gas (ABG) tests, including puncture, collection, analysis, and interpretation.
  • Perform and interpret ABG results using the EPOC and Siemens Rapid Point ABG machines.
  • Obtained and interpreted ABG samples, made treatment recommendations based on these findings.
  • Performed tracheotomy changes, respiratory care treatments, ABG, ECG.
  • Obtained ABG's and administered meter dose inhalers.
  • Maintain quality controls on ABG machines.
  • Perform and interpret ABG results.
  • Draw, analyze, and interpret ABG's.
  • Draw ABG (TM)s samples.
  • Obtain and analyze ABG's.
  • Obtain and interpret ABG's.
  • Interpreted and ran ABGs then made changes within protocol or recommend changes to the plan of care.
  • Perform ABG's, physical assesments, bronchial hygiene, and administer prescribed respiratory medications.
  • Provide, monitor and interpret ABG and EKG diagnostics and assist in intubation.
  • Assess patients in critical situations, draw and run abg's using the stat epoc lab system.
  • Worked as a respiratory therapist; FFN, intubation, extubation and ABG.
  • Ned nebs, abg analysis and draws.
  • Divide assignments between RTs, Rounding with MDs Precepting teaching and developing New RTs ABG Machine calibration and testing

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30. Nebulizer Treatments
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Here's how Nebulizer Treatments is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Helped TB patients with administrating nebulizer treatments.
  • Deliver nebulizer treatments at prescribed intervals.
  • Performed nebulizer treatments on patients.
  • Administer inhaler and nebulizer treatments.
  • Obtain Arterial Blood Gases on patients, administer inhaler and nebulizer treatments, make ventilator adjustments, perform weaning procedures.
  • Administered nebulizer treatments, managed ventilator settings, obtained arterial blood gases, and assessed patients for treatment.
  • Provide patients with respiratory care to include nebulizer treatments, ventilator management, ABG's, Chest Physiotherapy.
  • Vent checks; airway management; electronic charting; suctioning; nebulizer treatments; and oxygen management.
  • Monitor all COPD patients and deliver nebulizer treatments to fit the patients' needs.
  • Performed patient assessments, hand held nebulizer treatments, ABG analysis.
  • Provide nebulizer treatments to patients.
  • Administer breathing and oxygen procedures such as intermittent positive pressure breathing treatments, ultrasonic nebulizer treatments and incentive spirometer treatments.
  • performed ventilator management, nebulizer treatments, transport of ventilator patients.
  • Administered oxygen therapy, inhalers and nebulizer treatments as ordered by physicians..
  • Administer Oxygen therapyand nebulizer treatments to patients.
  • Helped patients with cystic fibrosis: nebulizer treatments, vibrational vest therapy, and airway clearance.
  • Measure aerial gases and report status to physician Administer nebulizer treatments; assist with intubation and set to individualized patient settings
  • Administer meter dose inhalers, nebulizer treatments, chest physical therapy and incentive spirometry as per therapist driven protocol.
  • Perform nebulizer treatments,oxygen supply, BIPAP/CPAP, ABGs, and EKGs for hospital patients.
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist Ventilator Management Weaning Parameters Nebulizer treatments A member of the Rapid Response Team Emergency transports Arterial Blood gases

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Here's how MDI is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Placed in Level 2 Nursery CPAP, Oxy-Hood Transport, NEB/MDI therapy given.
  • Provide routine floor care, SVN, MDI, patient and family education.
  • Administer Breathing treatments Including MDI and DPI.
  • Administered MDI, SVN, DPI, and bronchial hygiene treatments.
  • Give treatments via SVN, MDI, and DPI.
  • Performed general floor therapy including HHN, MDI, CPT, overnight POX trend, IS, evaluation of pt.
  • Administer medical gases, aerosolized medication, in-line with mechanical ventilation via HHN/SVN and MDI.
  • Administered Medications through various devices (MDI, DPI, nebulizers, etc).
  • Accompanied patients to procedures, assisted in patient transport, and administered MDI meds.
  • Delivered aerosolized medications along with MDI and DPI devices.
  • Administered MDI's and nebulizer treatments.
  • Educated and evaluated patients on the use of oxygen, MDI, CPT, NEBS, and ABGs.
  • Administered medication via nebulizer, MDIs and other delivery systems.
  • Administer aerosolized medications, Intermittent Aerosol Therapy (IAT) and Metered Dose Inhaler ( MDI).
  • Perform all needed respiratory duties in a rehabilitation hospital including nebs, MDIs, CPT.
  • Delivered aerosolized medications, MDI's, and performed postural drainage & percussion and vibration.
  • Perform SVN therapy and MDI therapy on intubated and non-intubated patients.
  • Administer medications via nebulizer, MDI and other modalities.
  • Aerosolized medication therapies including nebulizers, continuous nebulizers, MDI's, and DPI's.
  • Instruct and educate patients about HHN, MDI, Peak Flow Meter, Concentrator, Incentive Spirometer Draw ABGs, etc.

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Here's how Copd is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Provided patient education on COPD exacerbation and smoking cessation.
  • Mouth piece ventilation (MPV) is also utilized for our COPD patients to enhance sufficient oxygenation and promote bronchial hygiene.
  • Assist patients with Asthma, Chronic Bronchitis, Cystic Fibrosis, COPD, Emphysema, Lung Cancer, etc.
  • Evaluate and prepare Care Plans for COPD patients at their home in order to avoid hospitalizations and ER visits.
  • Educate patients on their disease process, oxygen use, nutrition, coping with COPD, etc.
  • Initiated and developed Disease management programs for COPD, CHF, and OSA patients.
  • Assisted in the care of COPD, post-surgical patients on ventilators and IPPB therapy.
  • Administer breathing treatments to patients with COPD, asthma, and pneumonia.
  • Treated COPD and Asthma patients as well as acute respiratory illness.
  • Assist patients suffering from various respiratory diseases including COPD, Asthma.
  • Organize COPD care program for all of Southwest Iowa.
  • Provided education instruction to patients with OSA and COPD.
  • Co-chaired a committee to improve COPD education efforts.
  • Educate Asthma/COPD patients on management in lung/airway disease.
  • Provided treatment to patients with chronic and acute health problems, including MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD, pneumonia.
  • Set up BiPAP/ CPAP and educate patients with Sleep Apnea, COPD and Congestive heart failure on its benefits.
  • Educate and instruct families and patients about therapy modalities, COPD training, and smoking cessation.
  • Assessed, treated and educated patients, such as COPD, status asthmaticus, CHF etc.
  • Work as Embedded RT in ER helping to decrease repeat hospitalizations for COPD pts.
  • Educated patients about consequences of smoking, disease processes such as asthma, COPD, myasthenia gravis and other therapeutic regimens.

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Here's how PFT is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Provided Physician ordered routine and World Trade Center PFT tests including 3 liter calibration and equipment trouble shooting.
  • Meet patients goals and provides quality care by performing PFT's test to identify patients condition.
  • Follow all PFT guidelines, policies, and procedures as defined by the American Thoracic Society.
  • Perform Full PFT and Stress Test on Pediatric Patients.
  • Answered department phone and made appointments for PFT'S
  • Lead PFT and Pulmonary rehab therapist.
  • Performed all PFT s in office.
  • Trained in PFT for Children and Adults
  • Worked with staff in all clinical care settings: ICU, ACU, ER, PFT lab.
  • Job Description - Sleep tech, PFT's & MA duties
  • Bed side PFT with patients.
  • Followed respiratory care medication protocols, vent weaning protocols, bedside PFTs, and baby ventilation with bird ventilator.
  • Performed PFT, ABG, Methacholine challenge, pulmonary stress testing, quality assurance, and troubleshooting of equipment.
  • Provide excellent patient care, order equipment while following federal guidelines, PFTs and patient education.
  • Schedule PFT for outpatients and disability *Analyze and maintain ABG Lab in Accreditation with CAP.
  • Conducted PFTs, Stress testing, and dietary assessments and planning.
  • True supportive role to the patient Skills Used Respiratory knowledge with some experience with a PFT machine.
  • Check in patients/ go over medical history Perform PFT's, ABG's, Stress Testing Triage calling Ordering oxygen for patients/Inhalers
  • Analyze chest radiograph for endotracheal tube placement and interpret PFTs.
  • Contributed to patient needs and medicinal administration Boosted productivity during high patient volumes Observed intubation procedures Performed numerous PFT with minimal instruction

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Here's how Ippb is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Provide adult/adolescent ventilator care in addition to performing floor therapy encompassing chest physiotherapy, ABG's and IPPB treatments.
  • Experienced with non invasive ventilation such as CPAP, BIPAP, and IPPB.
  • Set up and administer CPAP/BIPAP, IPPB, etc.
  • Performed Intermittent Positive Pressure Breathing (IPPB), CPT, and administered any aerosolized respiratory medications ordered for patient.
  • Set up and operate devices such as mechanical ventilators, IPPB machines, and aerosol nebulizers.
  • Provide routine bronchodilator therapy and patient assessment: HHN, MDI, and IPPB.
  • Experience with ABG's, IPPB's, Nebulizer treatments and oxygen therapy.
  • Performed IPV, IPPB, Metaneb, EZ-PAP, HHN, MDI's and DPI's 4.
  • Execute IPPB, nebulizer, MDI, CPAP, BIPAP, and oxygen therapy.
  • Performed arterial blood draws & interpreted blood gases Initiated IPPB treatment & other oxygen therapy Developed respiratory skills within the pediatric population
  • Vent management, drawing and analyze ABG, administer O2 therapy, chest physiotherapy, SAN Tx, IPPB Tx etc.
  • Assisted in extubations, worked with IPPB machine, and observed pulmonary function test and bronchoscopy.
  • Instructed patients on medication, nebulizers, IPPB,CPAP, and BIPAP units.
  • Performed IPV, IPPB, Metaneb, EZ-PAP, SVN, .
  • Performed bed side spirometry, ABG, Tent set up, Provided Heliox therapy, IPPB therapy.Provided pt.
  • perform nebulized treatments, inhaler adminstration, oxygen therapy, IPPB, obtain blood gases
  • Experienced on non-invasive modalities such as Bipap, Cpap, and IPPB.
  • care, ABGs, EKG and IPPB treatments.
  • aerosolized medication, hyperinflation therapy (IPPB), chestphysiotherapy, etc.].
  • Administer oxygen therapy * Chest physiotherapy * Bipap management * IPPB therapy * Aerosol therapy * Arterial blood gases * Ventilator Management

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35. Life Support
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Here's how Life Support is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Performed outstanding patient care concerned with administering respiratory care and life support to patients with cardiopulmonary deficiencies and abnormalities.
  • Administered respiratory therapy care and life support to patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of cardiopulmonary system.
  • Provide respiratory care and life support to patients with cardiopulmonary deficiencies.
  • Monitored health and recovery of patients on mechanical ventilators; weaned patients from life support systems as soon as medically appropriate.
  • Ensured proper functioning of ventilator life support systems, to include the LTV 900 and LTV 1150.
  • Provide complex therapy, such as caring for patients on life support in intensive-care units of hospitals.
  • Operate a variety of monitoring, recording, diagnostic, therapeutic, life support and associated equipment.
  • Charge patients for using oxygen, medication, and life support systems for insurance purposes.
  • Initiated, monitored and maintained life support systems for residents in the skilled nursing facility.
  • Provided a Basic Life Support level of care to patients on inter- facility transports
  • Provide complex therapy for patients on life support.
  • Wean patients off of life support when appropriate.
  • Set up and monitor life support ventilators.
  • Certified in Basic Life Support.
  • Initiated and managed life support procedures for debilitating patients in intensive care units, emergency room departments and post surgical units.
  • Provided care and life support to patients in the emergency room, intensive care units, general hospital areas.
  • Prepared and maintained machines essential to life support and sleep apnea for patients in a hospital setting.
  • Provided complex therapy, caring for patients who are on life support in intensive care units.
  • Transport patients to outside facilities with tracheostomies and life support.
  • Operated mechanical ventilators -Administered respiratory therapy care -Administered life support to patient -Operated portable ventilators

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36. Acls
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Here's how Acls is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Achieved ACLS, PALS, and NRP Accomplishments Worked in the sleep clinic with medical director.
  • Have been involved in committees such as vent ambulation, healing commitments, ACLS instructor.
  • Initiated CPR, and other life saving measures, ACLS/BLS certified.
  • Performed ACLS as a member of the rapid response team.
  • March 2012: ACLS Certified PALS Certified NRP Certified
  • Carried out duties as an ACLS provider.
  • Perform live saving measures using ACLS protocols.
  • Acquired both ACLS and PALS certifications.
  • Required to have health care provider BLS, ACLS, PALS, and NRP.
  • Certified in CPR/BCLS and ACLS (pending June 2014).
  • Maintained BLS, ACLS, NRP and PALS certifications.
  • Licensed with Dept of Health, ACLS, BLS
  • Maintained and Current Respiratory Care Practitioner License CA, RRT, ACLS, BLS,PALS, and NRP
  • Staff therapist in all areas of the hospital * BLS, ACLS and PALS certified.
  • Provide emergency care, including ACLS, BLS and assisted with intubations.
  • Served on Airway team, responsible for intubations and ACLS education.
  • Perform ACLS/CPR and assist in Intubation.
  • Explained treatments and procedures to the patients Ventilation Management Certified in ACLS/NRP/STABLE/PALS
  • Experience in the NICU but not independently Accomplishments ACLS,BSL CPR .
  • care delivered timely and effedtively Skills Used acute and critical care ,skills, BLS and ACLS

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37. Picu
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Here's how Picu is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Registered respiratory therapist in the PICU
  • Performed therapeutic and diagnostic care in NICU, PICU, ICU, emergency room, and on the floors.
  • Worked with Cardiac Teams, Pediatric ICU (PICU) primarily providing support immediately after cardiac surgery.
  • Salt Lake City, UT Registered Respiratory Therapist - Traveler Travel position within the PICU setting.
  • Worked in NICU and PICU providing care for neonatal and pediatric patients.
  • Team Leader, Preceptor, NICU Lead therapist, PICU Lead Therapist
  • Work areas include, SICU, MICU, PICU, BICU, ECC, & all floors !
  • Experienced in PICU, Trauma ICU, Cardiac ICU, Surgical ICU, and Emergency room.
  • Serve as staff therapist in PICU, SICU, MICU, ER and Trauma Center.
  • Worked in ICU, SICU, and PICU.
  • Set up and Maintenance of Ventilators in ER and ICU Treatment of children in NICU/PICU settings
  • Worked in PICU, and NICU, with neonates and toddlers undergoing Norwood procedure.
  • Worked ICU and PICU primarily at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, IL.
  • Worked on all general care floors, PICU, Med Surg.
  • Assist with intubations in all care areas * Worked with conventional and high frequency/oscillator ventilators in the NICU and PICU.
  • Lead Respiratory Therapist Ventilator Management in the CVICU, PICU, ER, MICU New hire Preceptor/Trainer
  • Precepted full time staff to research protocols in PICU and ED.
  • Precepted full time staff to the PICU.
  • Staff therapist floors, PICU, NICU Member of transport team Charge therapist Student / new hire preceptor
  • Transferred from Marlton to Voorhees facility to gain experience in PICU/Peds and Neonatal Care

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38. Blood Chemistry Changes
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Here's how Blood Chemistry Changes is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Monitored patients physiological responses to therapy, such as vital signs, ABG, and blood chemistry changes.
  • Monitored patient's vital signs, arterial blood gases and blood chemistry changes during therapy exercises.
  • Monitor any blood chemistry changes.
  • Monitor patient physiological responses to respiratory care including vital signs, arterial blood gases and blood chemistry changes.

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39. Adverse Reactions
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Here's how Adverse Reactions is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Monitored residents' physiological response to therapy and consulted with physician if adverse reactions occur.
  • Conduct response monitoring for each respiratory therapy and consult nursing/physician if adverse reactions occur.
  • Administered respiratory drugs and responded to adverse reactions.
  • Monitor patients for adverse reactions to therapy
  • Consult with physician of adverse reactions, collaborate with physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals when planning respiratory treatments/therapist
  • Monitor patient response to therapy including vital signs and arterial blood gases and consult with physician as adverse reactions occur.
  • Fort Myers, FL - Monitor, record, report symptoms and pharmaceutical adverse reactions and changes in patient conditions.
  • Monitor the patient's vital signs and respond appropriately to treat adverse reactions to therapeutic interventions.
  • Monitored patient's responses to therapy, and consulted with physician when adverse reactions occurred.
  • Administer HHN and monitor patient vital signs and any adverse reactions to therapy.
  • Assess patients for respiratory care/medication, and observe for any adverse reactions.
  • Work in collaboration and consult with physician for responses to adverse reactions.
  • Observed patients during treatment and reported any adverse reactions.
  • Consult with physicians in the event of adverse reactions.
  • Reported any patient s adverse reactions to Physician.
  • Consult with physicians if adverse reactions occur.
  • Monitor patients for adverse reactions and independently take corrective actions based on established policy, protocol, and past experience.
  • Listen and work closely with patients to achieve the maximum potential with minimal adverse reactions to the therapy modalities.
  • Observe and record patient's progress and responses to therapy modalities including adverse reactions to drugs and therapy.
  • Administer hand-held nebulizer treatment to patients and monitor for adverse reactions.

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40. CCU
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Here's how CCU is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Documented therapy provided in an accurate and complete manner in accordance with established department/hospital policies and procedures.
  • Dispensed approved medications accurately and as scheduled followed up by appropriate education to patient and family.
  • Generate accurate reports by tabulating sleep/wake and clinical event data.
  • Maintained knowledge of performance improvement activities occurring within the department.
  • Transcribed and carried out physician orders accurately and timely.
  • Documented therapy provided in an accurate and complete manner.
  • Review and complete required paperwork promptly and accurately
  • Perform timely and accurate documentation.
  • Monitor patients physiological responses to therapy such as vital signs, and consult with physician if adverse reactions occur.
  • Chart treatments and procedure accurate in the forms provided immediately upon completion.
  • Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot ventilators in NICCU, Open Heart and ICU.
  • Delivered respiratory therapy to ICU, CCU, and Special Care Nursery
  • Provide coverage for CCU and routine adult care.
  • Worked the floors with CCU experience.
  • General hospital care along with ICU's, PACU, ED, Recovery, SICU, CCU.
  • Maintained daily workflow by accurately completing insurance and Medicaid billing and OASIS documentations in timely manner.
  • Worked in MICU, CCU, Neuro, SICU, and Surgical Heart as staff therapist.
  • Reviewed physician referrals and patient medical records to formulate an accurate diagnosis and best course of treatment.
  • Worked in CCU, ICU, ER, post operative units and all "floor units" as therapist.

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41. O2
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Here's how O2 is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Conducted qualification testing for patients requiring (OCD) Oxygen Conserving Devices to ensure pt maintains adequate SpO2 levels during activity.
  • Performed oxygen assessments on patients to determine the correct liter flow of O2.
  • Monitor O2 stats, document patient's progress according to HIPPA guidelines.
  • Open hearts, vent management, o2, treatment protocols.
  • Performed monthly checkups on home O2 patients.
  • Helped with marketing and sales of O2, CPAP, BiPAP, MDINR, U.D.
  • Provided care including nebulizer treatments, O2 therapy, invasive ventilation, PAP therapy.
  • Performed bedside spirometry and EtCO2 to identify changes in patient condition.
  • Experienced with Heliox, CO2 and liquid ventilation administration.
  • Assisted various patients with the set up of oxygen concentrators, new nebulizer packages, home O2 and home ventilator care.
  • Travel to patient homes to set-up and instruct on Cpap machines also home suction, humidity and O2 for tracheostomy patients.
  • Perform pulmonary treatments such as O2, nebulizers, inhalers, pulse oximetry, and airway management.
  • Experienced getting extubation order, extubating, and placing Patient on appropriate FIO2.
  • Provide aerosol and O2 therapy, monitoring pre and post therapeutic treatment response.
  • Conducted basic sleep apnea studies, pulse oximetry, and EtCO2 monitoring.
  • Performed overnight O2 desat and Cpap studies.
  • Assisted in placement, removal, and monitoring of CPAP/BiPAP Monitored O2 saturations and delivery devices Assisted in Physical and Occupational Therapies
  • Experience with: Sleep Apnea management, Ventilator management, Bronchoscopy's, Volumetric CO2 Monitoring, and Diaphragmatic Pacing.
  • set up of O2, CPAP, BIPAP, nebulizers , compliance, pt education, evaluations for physicians
  • Set up CPAPs/BiPAPs, etc, fitting of mask Set up O2, Neb Troubleshoot problems with O2, CPAP, Neb

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42. Treatment Plans
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Here's how Treatment Plans is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Determined respiratory therapy treatment plans in consultation with physicians, by prescription, and by therapist driven protocols.
  • Document patient information such as admitting diagnosis, respiratory treatment plans as well as special precautions/patient request.
  • Assisted patient by providing treatment plans, operating mechanical ventilators, therapeutic aerosol administration apparatus.
  • Assist with developing treatment plans for patients with respiratory or cardiopulmonary disorders.
  • Educate patients/parents with in-hospital treatment plans and aftercare maintenance plans.
  • Consulted with physician and other medical staff regarding any possible change in the treatment plans of the patient.
  • Served as a liaison between patients and physicians to assist patients in understanding their treatment plans.
  • Work with physician's to develop treatment plans and assess options for the patient.
  • Consulted with physicians and nurses to assess patient conditions and recommend appropriate treatment plans.
  • Consult with physicians on equipment and treatment plans for adult and pediatric patients.
  • Consult with physicians and other health care professionals regarding treatment plans of patients.
  • Worked with a protocol to help for treatment plans for individual patients.
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Assisted in medical rounds and established proper treatment plans for patients.
  • Design treatment plans for patients requiring long term ventilator weaning.
  • Correlate lab values with patient condition and treatment plans.
  • Consulted with physicians to develop patient treatment plans.
  • Collaborate with physicians, nurses, and other allied healthcare professionals to assess patients and implement effective treatment plans.
  • Consulted with doctors and other health care personnel in de veloping optimal treatment plans for the best outcomes.
  • Recommended changes to treatment plans and performed weaning and extubations.

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44. RRT
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Here's how RRT is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist- Neonatal Pediatric Specialist (RRT-NPS).
  • Worked as an RRT II in an intensive care mobile environment to critical patients being transferred via air or ground transport.
  • Evaluate and help improve the efficacy of the Disaster drills, RRT's and VAP reports to management.
  • Served as RRT caring for patients in the Emergency Department, ICU, and acute care setting.
  • Performed all duties associated with the daily requirements of a sound and knowledgeable RRT.
  • Traveled as a RRT to Iowa Methodist Medical Center in DesMoines, IA
  • Staff RRT preforming all basic and critical care duties of patient care.
  • Served as RRT caring for patients with acute and chronic illnesses.
  • Perform duties of RRT as per hospital regulations and protocols.
  • Perform all the essential duties and responsibilities as an RRT.
  • Licensed RRT in the State of Tennessee and Mississippi.
  • Provide review for CRT and RRT, according to the NBRC matrix 4.
  • Highlight include: Performs all essential RRT duties within scope of practice.
  • Travel RRT, Neuro Rehab unit Dignity Health St. Josephs Hospital.
  • Communicate with other RRTs and doctors regarding the patient care.
  • Travel RRT Worked in 2 separate facilities- midnight shift.
  • Function asanRRT in different hospitals.
  • Company Description - General community hospital RRT, CPFT Position Description - respiratory therapy for ICU, ER, General floor therapies
  • Work in a team setting with other RRT's and healthcare practioners to delivery high quality patient care.
  • Advanced RRT skill set including the use of Bronchoscopes, ECGs, ABGs, Flolan, Heliox, and HFNC.

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45. Nitric Oxide
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Here's how Nitric Oxide is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Assist surgeons with respiratory intervention such as mechanical ventilation and nitric oxide when RT is needed in surgical area.
  • Participated in a double blind study involving Nitric Oxide inhalation in the adult population.
  • Vent management, vent weaning; nitric oxide, oscillators; CPAP/BIPAP.
  • Worked in the operating room with CV surgeons to administer nitric oxide.
  • Specialized training with high frequency and jet ventilators as well as delivery and monitoring procedures for nitric oxide and surfactant delivery.
  • Used therapist-driven protocols including post-operation rapid weaning protocol and hypothermia protocol, nitric oxide therapy and capnography to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Manage ventilator support including High Frequency Ventilation, Invasive and non-invasive ventilation and Nitric Oxide administration.
  • Perform ventilator management, Nitric Oxide therapy, and Rotoprone Kinetic Therapy in critical care areas such as ICU and CVICU.
  • Employed the use of nitric oxide during transport and placed arterial indwelling lines and intraosseous access.
  • Experienced in the delivery of nitric oxide to neonates and adults via the INOmax delivery system.
  • Administered medical gases, inhaled nitric oxide, and aerosolized medication for adults and children.
  • Participated in clinical trials and documentation, that included Flolan and Nitric Oxide studies.
  • Administered therapeutic gases including oxygen, heliox, and nitric oxide.
  • Administered special therapies such as nitric oxide and heliox.
  • Maintain and evaluate nitric oxide therapy and heliox therapy.
  • Set up and titrate Nitric Oxide and Nitrogen.
  • Administer medical gases as needed and ordered for patient care, such as Oxygen, Heliox, Nitric Oxide, Isofluorane.
  • Manage Puritan Bennet 840 & 7200 ventilators, Inovent nitric oxide delivery system, Sensormedics 3100B HFOV high frequency ventilator.
  • Assisted in the development and successful implementation of Nitric Oxide protocol; still considered "investigational" at the time.
  • Experienced with mechanical ventilation, aerosol and oxygen therapy, nitric oxide, hyperbaric therapy and ECGs.

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46. Incentive Spirometry
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Here's how Incentive Spirometry is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Provide Hyperinflation Therapy using Incentive Spirometry, CPAP and BIPAP when clinically indicated.
  • Administered chest physiotherapy and incentive spirometry.
  • Performed general floor therapy, including SVN, MDI, CPT, incentive spirometry and CPAP and BiPAP therapy.
  • Teach Incentive Spirometry and explain the importance of properly conducting exercise to provide the best benefit for the patient.
  • Worked with patients on mechanical ventilation and provided HHN, incentive spirometry, and chest percussion therapy treatments.
  • Delivered and educated patients in SVN and MDI medications, incentive spirometry and EzPAP.
  • Perform Cough Assist therapy, perform Incentive Spirometry therapy, NIF/VC maneuvers.
  • Perform oxygen rounds, computerized charting, pulse ox and Incentive spirometry.
  • Perform Incentive Spirometry on all surgery patients.
  • Educate patients utilizing incentive spirometry for post bariatric surgery.
  • Perform bronchial hygiene and lung expansion including CPT, percussion, vibration, breathing exercises, incentive spirometry, and ECGs.
  • Educate patients and family members on the use of nebulizers, spacers, incentive spirometry and the importance of being compliant.
  • Performed general floor therapy, including HHN, MDI, CPT, pulse oximetry, incentive spirometry, evaluation of pt.
  • Perform airway clearance maneuvers, Chest Physiotherapy (CPT) Incentive Spirometry (IS) Cough Assist Perform bedside pulmonary mechanics.
  • Educated patients in the use of Passey Muir valves, flutter valves, incentive spirometry, and PEP therapy.
  • Administered aerosolized bronchodilators and Instruct MDI and Incentive Spirometry.
  • Perform general floor therapy, including Nebulizer, MDI, DPI, CPT, pulse oximetry, and incentive spirometry.
  • Educate and instruct patients needing incentive spirometry, flutter valve, peak expiratory flow meter.
  • Instructed patients using incentive spirometry and breathing treatments conducted Assist and perform in Intubations.
  • Maintain and assist patients with Incentive Spirometry, EZPAP, Metaneb and Acapella therapy.

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47. BLS
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Here's how BLS is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Perform ALS/BLS skills alongside RN and physician staff in order to monitor patient s cardiopulmonary status.
  • Maintain current BLS, PALS and/or ACLS certification as well as current state licenses.
  • Responded to Rapid Responses and Code Blue and performed BLS/ACLS.
  • Perform BLS and ACLS Life Saving Techniques
  • Have PPD, RRT, and ACLS / BLS certifications.
  • Instruct employee on basic life support (BLS).
  • Certified in BLS and ACLS.
  • Worked on general floor units, Emergency Room, Intensive Care Unit BLS Certified
  • Certified in Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for healthcare providers.
  • Played a key role as a BLS Instructor for recertification process.
  • Served as primary and secondary BLS/NRP instructor for all healthcare disciplines.
  • Attended all codes including traumas, and RRTs, ACLS/BLS, PALS, and NRP certification.
  • LICENSE AND CERTIFICATE State of Colorado, BLS, ACLS
  • Certrified in ACLS, PALS, BLS Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.
  • Participate in establishing plan of care and treatment obtaining patient history,blood labls, medical data.
  • House Supervisor Provides Basic Life Support (BLS) Provides Pediatrics Advance Life Support (PALS)
  • Organized and implemented trach tube changes to Nursing staff and Residents * BLS Certified
  • up dating BLS provider certification exp.
  • Licensed in Respiratory Therapy in Illinois and Indiana BLS certified ACLS certified Currently Community Hospital Registry
  • General Floor Ventilator Proficient Airway Management Oxygen Therapy Bi-Pap/C-Pap Intubations Trach Care Weaning/Extubation ACLS/BLS Certified

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48. Environmental Control Systems
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Here's how Environmental Control Systems is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Demonstrated clinical expertise in mechanical ventilators, therapeutic gas administration apparatus, environmental control systems, and aerosol generators.
  • Set up and operated mechanical ventilators, therapeutic gas administration apparatus, environmental control systems, and aerosol generators.
  • Performed and set-up equipment management such as oxygen therapy, CPAP/BiPAP, environmental control systems and aerosol generators.

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49. Artificial Respiration
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Here's how Artificial Respiration is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Provided emergency care, including artificial respiration, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, basic life support, and advanced cardiac life support.
  • Provide emergency care, such as artificial respiration, external cardiac massage, and assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Provided emergency care, including artificial respiration, external cardiac messages, airway maintenance.
  • Provide urgent attention and follow up, including mechanical ventilation and artificial respiration.
  • Performed external cardiac massage and artificial respiration on a regular basis.
  • Provide emergency care, such as artificial respiration or cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Performed external cardiac massage and artificial respiration.
  • Provide emergency care, such as artificial respiration and CPR.
  • Provide emergency care, including artificial respiration and CPR.
  • Perform emergency care, such as artificial respiration.
  • Provide emergency care for neonates in respiratory distress, including artificial respiration, tracheal intubation, and assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Make emergency visits to resolve equipment problems Provide emergency care, including artificial respiration and assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Provide emergency care, including artificial respiration, assist doctors in intubations and with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Provide emergency care, artificial respiration, chest compressions, and assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Performed emergency procedures such as artificial respiration and cardio pulmonary resuscitation.
  • Provide emergency care, including artificial respirations and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Provided emergency care for the neonate to adult patients such as; artificial respirations and mechanical ventilators.
  • Respond to code situations and provide emergency care, including chest compressions, artificial respiration.
  • Assist patients with artificial respiration and cardiopulmonary resuscitation using mechanical ventilators and therapeutic gas/oxygen administration apparatuses.
  • Assist with cardiopulmonary resuscitation by providing artificial respirations and compressions.

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50. Medical Equipment
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Here's how Medical Equipment is used in Respiratory Therapist jobs:
  • Develop and implement plans that helped capture potential and existing markets for oxygen, respiratory and durable medical equipment.
  • Experience with all types of medical equipment pertaining to respiratory therapy.
  • Maintained oxygen and CPAP durable medical equipment to ensure full functionality.
  • Home medical equipment set-up and education.
  • Sterilized medical equipment after each procedure.
  • Managed and maintained over one million dollars' worth of medical equipment and supplies with zero loss or incident.
  • Educated patients and family on the use and care of home medical equipment and ventilators.
  • Provided patients with instruction on proper use, maintenance and safety of their medical equipment.
  • Maintained familiarity with current respiratory/home medical equipment OSHA, FDA, and JCAHO requirement handling.
  • Set up, maintain and train on the use of home medical equipment.
  • Trained patients on how to properly operate their medical equipment and medication.
  • Worked as a store manager with a Medical Equipment company.
  • Lead staff educator of all Respiratory and Durable Medical Equipment.
  • Home medical equipment sleep medicine and home ventilation.
  • Updated insurance requirements and provided patients with appropriate medical equipment and education.
  • Performed Sleep laboratory studies * Managed medication and medical equipment deliveries.
  • Installed and precisely calibrated biomedical equipment.
  • Provided homecare including SVN machine set-ups, home oxygen, and other durable medical equipment.
  • Explained how to use medical equipment and discuss health issues.
  • Provided, serviced and maintained durable medical equipment including CPAP, oxygen concentrators, oxygen tanks, and nebulizers.

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20 Most Common Skills For A Respiratory Therapist

Ventilator Management

11.7%

Patient Care

9.6%

Oxygen Therapy

8.2%

Respiratory Care

7.1%

Emergency Room

6.1%

Cpap

5.7%

Bipap

5.7%

Aerosol Therapy

5.2%

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

5.2%

Trach Care

5.1%

EKG

4.2%

Arterial Blood Gases

4.1%

Airway Management

3.6%

Floor Therapy

3.4%

Critical Care

3.2%

Intensive Care

2.6%

Nicu

2.5%

Pulmonary Function

2.3%

Trauma

2.2%

Respiratory Therapy Equipment

2.1%
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Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Respiratory Therapist

Rank Skill
1 Ventilator Management 8.8%
2 Patient Care 7.3%
3 Oxygen Therapy 6.2%
4 Respiratory Care 5.4%
5 Emergency Room 4.6%
6 Cpap 4.3%
7 Bipap 4.3%
8 Aerosol Therapy 3.9%
9 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 3.9%
10 Trach Care 3.9%
11 EKG 3.2%
12 Arterial Blood Gases 3.1%
13 Airway Management 2.7%
14 Floor Therapy 2.6%
15 Critical Care 2.4%
16 Intensive Care 2.0%
17 Nicu 1.9%
18 Pulmonary Function 1.7%
19 Trauma 1.6%
20 Respiratory Therapy Equipment 1.6%
21 Vital Signs 1.4%
22 CPT 1.3%
23 CPR 1.3%
24 Asthma 1.2%
25 Setup 1.1%
26 Emergency Situations 0.9%
27 Acute Care 0.9%
28 Pediatrics 0.9%
29 ABG 0.9%
30 Nebulizer Treatments 0.9%
31 MDI 0.9%
32 Copd 0.9%
33 PFT 0.9%
34 Ippb 0.8%
35 Life Support 0.8%
36 Acls 0.7%
37 Picu 0.7%
38 Blood Chemistry Changes 0.7%
39 Adverse Reactions 0.7%
40 CCU 0.7%
41 O2 0.7%
42 Treatment Plans 0.7%
43 Pulse Rate 0.6%
44 RRT 0.6%
45 Nitric Oxide 0.6%
46 Incentive Spirometry 0.6%
47 BLS 0.6%
48 Environmental Control Systems 0.5%
49 Artificial Respiration 0.5%
50 Medical Equipment 0.5%
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