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Respiratory (Resume)

I no longer work as a Respiratory Care Practitioner clinically. See: Resume


I am a Registered Respiratory Therapist currently seeking per-diem employment in Respiratory Therapy. I have been out of the field since 1997, but I have maintained California licensure.

Nov 1994-Mar 1997: California Hospital/Medical Center-Los Angeles
Registered Respiratory Therapist
Responsibilities: intensive care, emergency room, arterial blood gas lab, code blue response, general floor therapy, occasional neonatal coverage, occasional shift supervision.

Jun 1992-Jul 1994: University of Virginia Health Sciences Center
Registered Respiratory Therapist
Responsibilities: adult critical care (ICU: medical, neuro, surgical/trauma/ heart/ lung post-operative care, burn center), code/trauma response, bronchoscopy assist, blood gas lab, internal critical care transport.

1991-1992: Community Hospital of Roanoke Valley: College of Health Sciences
Math and Physics Tutor
Tutored basic college math / Introductory physics

Accreditation & Licensure

State of California License for Respiratory Therapy
State of California Department of Consumer Affairs
License No. 17209; July 1994

Commonwealth of Virginia License for Respiratory Care Practitioner
Department of Health Professions
Certificate Number 1555; November 1993

RRT (Registered Respiratory Therapist)
National Board of Respiratory Care
Number 46428; December 1992

CRTT (Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician)
National Board of Respiratory Care
July 1992


1990-1992: Associate Degree in Respiratory Care; Summa Cum Laude
Community Hospital of Roanoke Valley: College of Health Sciences


Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
Outstanding Academic Achievement Award
Outstanding Clinical Achievement Award

1987-1989: Miscellaneous
San Diego Community College
Studies included drafting, design, film, marketing, philosophy, psychology, TV production, broadcasting.

See: Resume