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Gregory
gaarrt96@gmail.com
904-609-8467
Jacksonville, FL 32210
RRT
26 years experience W2
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Summary

  • Experienced respiratory therapist with over 18 years of clinical experience working with all age range patients experiencing pulmonary issues.
  • Highly competent in treatment of chronic conditions such as COPD, to include such conditions as asthma, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and other conditions such as cystic fibrosis and cardiopulmonary conditions and injuries due to trauma.
  • Ability to observe and modify treatment as required to ensure optimal patient outcomes.
  • Natural communication skills; able to adjust information delivery to allow patient to understand.
  • Uses humor judiciously to allow patients and family to feel more at ease and allow patients and family to fully understand procedures and course of treatment.

Skills

  • Medication administration
  • Respiratory equipment setup
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Physical assessments
  • Dosage calculation
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • One-on-one instruction
  • Sputum collecting
  • High level of autonomy
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Critical care
  • Analytical thinking
  • Patient-focused care
  • Culturally-competent care
  • Clinical judgment
  • ICU Experience
  • Hospital Experience
  • EMR Systems: Cerner, Meditech

Current Lisences/ Certifications:

State of Florida RRT

BLS-HCP AB698054

ACLS Provider (AHA)

PALS Provider (AHA)

Experience
Registered Respiratory Therapist
Medical Devices
Nov 2020 - Feb 2021
Jacksonville, FL
  • Contract ended
Registered Nurse
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Registered Respiratory Therapist
Medical Devices
Aug 2020 - Sep 2020
Harlingen, TX
  • Assignment ended due to unexpected decrease in patient load
Registered Nurse
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Student
Medical Devices
Sep 2018 - Jan 2020
  • Bachelor of Science Health Care Administration and Management.
  • Top 8% nationally by January 2020 GRE scores.
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Registered Respiratory Therapist
Medical Devices
Apr 2018 - Feb 2019
Brunswick, GA
  • Could not accept the assignment, as injury to foot and ankle prevented from being able to walk.
  • Offer rescinded.
Registered Nurse
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Home health aide
Medical Devices
Nov 2016 - Feb 2018
Jacksonville, FL
  • Hired for 4 clients with severe respiratory issues.
  • Last one passed away Jan 30, 2018.
Home Health
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Contractor
Construction/Engineering
Jan 2013 - Nov 2016
Jacksonville, FL
  • Minor home repairs.
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Registered Respiratory Therapist
Medical Devices
Aug 2005 - Jan 2013
Jacksonville, FL

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  • Verified proper set-up of ventilators for both adult and pediatric patients.
  • Provided designated family members with updated information on progress and treatment of patients in critical care unit.
  • Documented therapies and diagnostic tests in patient electronic records for use by care team.
  • Coordinated with physicians and other care team members on care and treatments.
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Registered Respiratory Therapist
Medical Devices
Mar 2003 - Jun 2005
Jacksonville, FL

  • Verified proper set-up of ventilators for both adult and pediatric patients.
  • Provided designated family members with updated information on progress and treatment of patients in critical care unit.
  • Documented therapies and diagnostic tests in patient electronic records for use by care team.
  • Coordinated with physicians and other care team members on care and treatments.
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Certified Respiratory Technician/Registered Respiratory Therapist
Medical Devices
Aug 1995 - Jul 2003
Jacksonville, FL

  • Established respiratory care plans for patients suffering from cystic fibrosis, asthma and spontaneous pneumothoraxes.
  • Evaluated patient response to respiratory treatments and revised care plans accordingly.
  • Consistently responded within time limits to requests for respiratory assessments.
  • Coordinated with physicians and other care team members on care and treatments.
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Education
Bachelor's in Science in Health Care Administration
American Intercontinental University 2020

Top 8% nationally by GRE scores

Associate's in Science
Florida Community College at Jacksonville 1995
Certifications
RRT 15340
State of Florida
BLS-HCP
ACLS
Skills
Registered Nurse
2021
18
Diagnostic Tests
2013
9
Pediatric
2013
9
Home Health
2018
1
ACLS
0
1
BLS
2021
1
Cerner
0
1
Compliance
0
1
COPD
0
1
EMR
0
1
ICU
0
1
Respiratory Therapy
2021
1