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Summary

Registered Respiratory Therapist with over 4 years of experience with inpatient and outpatient therapeutic services. Adept at managing diverse conditions that include but are not limited to,  COPD, sleep apnea, congestive heart failure, pneumonia and Asthma. Skilled in instructing patients and caregivers about the use and operation of respiratory equipment. Eager to contribute to the Hospitals mission through my effective and empathetic patient care.

Skills
  • Qualified in specimen collection/processing (ABG, sputum specimens)
  • CPR/BLS/ACLS certified
  • Extensive ED/ Level 1 Trauma experience (4 years)
  • ICU experience (4 years in the Medical, Burn, Neuro, and Surgical ICU)
  • Ventilator Management (Servo-I, Drager, PB 840, LTV, V-60, AVEA, SiPAP, GE Carestation, Dreamstation, Vision)
  • Trained to administer different modalities along with troubleshooting them. (MDI/DPI, med nebs, IPPB, IPV, Ezpap, Incentive spirometry, beside spirometry, Vest, acapella, etc.)
  • Care plan management
  • Patient care documentation (medhost, Allscripts, Epic, meditech)
Experience
Registered Respiratory Therapist 11/2018 to 05/2019 The Heart Hospital of Baylor Plano Plano, Texas
  • Delivered services in compliance with the guidelines established by the Heart Hospital of Baylor Plano. Asses patients based on Respiratory Therapy protocols. Therapies ordered and discontinued based on protocol. Received patients out of heart surgery and asses patient post-op. Interacted with patients, family members and physicians to coordinate and inform regarding patient care
Registered Respiratory Therapist 06/2018 to 05/2019 Baylor Scott & White Plano Plano, Texas
  • Provided education to patients on tobacco cessation, addiction, recovery, coping skills and community resources. As well as education on medications and therapies provided to patients. Prepared specimens for analysis, such as sputum cultures and ABG's. Reported critical results to providers and ran the samples. Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients. Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care and used protocols to deliver said care. Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records. Rotating between the Med/Surg floors, ED, and ICU. Float across the street to The Heart Hospital at Baylor Plano if staffing was needed
Registered Respiratory Therapist 01/2018 to 04/2018 Texoma Medical Center Denison, Texas
  • A travel assignment, working primarily on the Med/Surge floors. Under a doctor's supervision, administering nebs, CPT, trach care, EKG's, ABG's and managed invasive and non-invasive ventilators. Handling therapy for 1-2 med/surg floors per night or 40-60 treatments a night
Registered Respiratory Therapist 06/2015 to 12/2017 Parkland Hospital Dallas, Texas
  • Served as a liaison between patients and physicians to assist patients in understanding their treatment plans. Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses, including COPD and asthma. Provided treatment within scope of practice as defined by state law. Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients. Prepared for HIPAA and JCAHO reviews, ensuring required information was ready and available. Educated patients about their treatments. Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care. Worked in all areas of the hospital such as ED, ICU and Med/Surg floors
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Respiratory Care 2015 Texas State University San Marcos, Texas, USA Member of Lambda Beta Society. Minor in Exercise and Sports Science.   
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Professional Summary
To obtain a position where I can maximize my customer service experience in a challenging environment to achieve the company's goals and use my experiences for career growth. I'm an HHA and a Phlebotomist Tech with experience in the health industry. I have made different training courses, conferences, seminars and others in order to stay at the forefront of the new times that require constant knowledge within the field of Rehabilitation Medicine, an area in which I develop as an occupational therapis
 
Occupational Therapist with a track record in pain management techniques and program development. Enjoys helping patients improve motor and cognitive skills. Enthusiastic Team Players,  Home Health Aid & Phlebotomist Technician committed to delivering quality care. Driven to achieve exceptional patient outcomes as a key member of a multidisciplinary case-management team.
Education and Training
Bachelor Degree : Occupational Therapy, 6/2015 Catholic University Occupational Therapy
Technical Physical Therapy, 5/2013 Catholic University (UCSD)
Home Health Aid, 2016 Efficient Care Training center
Skill Highlights
  • Pain management techniques
  • Time management proficiency
  • Outpatient therapy background
  • Case management expert
  • Autism spectrum familiarity
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Problem resolution ability
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Gentle and skilled with therapy procedures
  • Administrative Skills
  •  Blood Withdrawal certification
  • Team training and supervision
Skills
Autism, Staff training/motivation/development,Clinical practice management , occupational therapy, , quality care, Rehabilitation, research, Symposium, Treatment plans, Workshops, Quality management, HIPAA compliance,Patient case management,Patient relations,Hard-worker,Facility Management,
Professional Experience
Occupational Therapy Service Manager
February 2013 to March 2016
Comprehensive Care Center for Disability (CAID) Dominican Republic
  • In charge of the initial evaluation and timely follow-up of each patient.
  • Assigning therapists to patients after being evaluated, prescribe appropriate adaptations or environmental modifications for each case.
  • Represent the institution in activities both outside and within the country among others.
  • Meets the patient's goals and needs and provides quality care by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results; determining occupational therapy treatment plans in consultation with physicians or by prescription and more.
February 2013 to February 2016
  • Private practice.
  • Functional assessment of the basic ADHD of self-care.
  • Administration of sensory profile and evaluation for the motor graph.
  • Home visities and educational visits to schools.
  • Intervention sessions with children and adolescents Workshops for parents and more.
Occupational Therapist
February 2010 to February 2013
Dominican Rehabilitation Association Dominican Republic
  • Develop a rehabilitation programmed to help rebuild lost skills and restore confidence;.
  • Teach anxiety management techniques;.
  • Help people to return to work;.
  • Advise on specialist equipment to help with daily activities;.
  • Coach people with learning difficulties or poor social skills, e.g.
  • in handling money and social interaction.
  • Mentor people on how to control their own behavior and more.
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Summary

Experienced Occupational Health and Safety Technician. Certified OSHA 10/30 trainer with a well versed background in Supervisory roles paired with production in manufacturing scopes and sequences. Extensive background in regulatory and compliance standards. Possesses exceptional ability to process information and concentrate on multiple given tasks for long periods of time.Well trained in 5s paired with an extensive library of OSHA certs in the industrial field. Flexible and hardworking with a positive attitude. Ability to meet and exceed deadlines in high stress environments as well as adapt systems on the spot to meet company needs.

Highlights
  • Experienced Auditor
  • Technical expertise
  • Skilled Leader
  • Aware of the demands in high production environments
  • Detail Orientated
  • Certified OSHA Trainer
  • Well versed in regulatory and compliance standards
  • Ability to focus and meet the demands of a high work volume
  • Safety-oriented
  • Quality Control Experience
  • Results-oriented
Experience
Construction Safety Coordinator Mar 2020 to Current
Holder Construction Group LLC Reno, NV
  • Quickly responded to and resolved High Risk issues to keep workplace safe and secure for all personnel.
  • Assessed and responded to risks and quickly resolved issues to promote safe and productive workplace.
  • Provided line employees, managers and company leaders with detailed information about successful safety plans.
  • Conducted regular inspections of facilities to check compliance with fire, hazard and safety guidelines.
  • Made recommendations to company policies and overall culture to improve worker safety.
  • Investigated safety incidents and drafted reports detailing results.
  • Responded to emergency situations in the most efficient, effective ways possible.
  • Examined hazardous incidents and accidents to uncover the causes and provided corrective actions.
  • Executed risk analysis to mitigate hazards and promote safety in the Field.
  • Daily audits of permits and administrative controls including Fire Permits, Confined Space entry Permits as well as Crane operations and excavations.
  • Audited safety protocols and standard operating procedures to meet conformance targets and set operational parameters.
  • Performed worksite safety assessments and made actionable recommendations to update procedures, improve environments and optimize worker behaviors.
Safety Specialist Jun 2019 to Current
Aqua Metals Inc. Sparks, NV
  • Worked with inspectors to conduct full facility checks.
  • Collected and analyzed air and fluid samples to assess safety and compliance with standards.
  • Provided hands-on training to all company employees.
  • Contributed to procedural and operational audits.
  • Communicated and ensured workplace operational safety and led frequent safety drills to maintain effective hazard awareness and emergency response of all team members.
  • Authored Weekly safety reports detailing issues and options for correcting problems.
  • Trained new employees in proper safety procedures to minimize accidents with proper behaviors.
  • Sampled suspect materials to assess hazards and devise cleanup procedures.
  • Developed and maintained hygiene programs, including noise surveys, atmospheric monitoring and hazardous material management plans.
  • Recommended methods to reduce ongoing hazards with improved methods, processes and materials.
  • Determined root causes of accidents via in-depth investigations and identified potential prevention strategies to mitigate future risk.
  • Assessed workplace compliance with key safety standards and government regulations, initiating remediation processes to correct deficiencies.
  • Suspended dangerous activities posing active or potential threat to worker health and safety.
Occupational Health and Safety Technician Feb 2017 to Current
Panasonic Energy of North America Sparks, NV
  • Oversaw safety monitoring and risk management strategies for multiple processes.
  • Reviewed compliance of paperwork, display and operational procedures to promote transparency.
  • Provided daily updates to project managers, foremen and contractors on safety behaviors and operational enhancements.
  • Analyzed job and work sites and reported on hazards, recommendations and successful corrections.
  • Managed OSHA-mandated record keeping and accident analysis paperwork.
  • Oversaw various training programs from conceptualization to completion.
  • Maintained regular auditing schedules to ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory agencies
  • Conduct post accident investigations to determine root cause
  • Created and implemented safety policies and procedures for all facilities.
  • Orchestrated and led occupational safety trend and current hazards analyses.
  • Conducted regular inspections of facilities to check compliance with fire, hazard and safety guidelines.
  • Held safety training and traffic  instructional courses which led to marked improvements in safety culture across personnel groups.
  • Supervised safety audits and oversaw investigations into plant incidents.
  • Positioned as safety consultant for productionmanagers to provide expertise in safety criteria, technical directives and operational techniques.
Production Lead / Safety Officer Jan 2013 to Jan 2017
Jensen Precast sparks, NV

Oversaw the production of product for municipal and commercial usage.Observed safety practices of all employees as well as matching everyday SOP's with safety and production expectations. Analyzed all required blueprints, drawings and work orders to correctly manufacture all parts using correct SOP and safety protocol. Managed the time of up to 15 employees down to the minute to ensure maximum production. Enacted a strict protocol to inspect maintain and repair all machinery according to company standard and OSHA regulation.

  • Assisted in creating a culture where the safety program reduced injuries and company expense by over 700%
  • Trained employees in a bilingual environment helping to encourage and educate employees about the safety program leading to no loss time injuries in over two years.
  • Determined and resolved potential safety code deficits which addressed the adequacy of fire exits, stairways, aisle spaces, sprinkler systems and all work place area and machinery.
  • Provided hands-on technical and safety support, advice and mentoring to all levels of personnel.
  • Responded to emergency situations in the most efficient, effective ways possible.
Production Manager / EHS Officer Mar 2003 to Jan 2015
AOI Fabrication Stockton, Ca

Maintained all production and quality control expectations paired with a rigorous safety program.Facilitated all new training programs as well as SOP's. Trained new operators as well as implemented new division operator training programs to improve retention rates and improve production rates while lowering injuries and labor costs. Maintained proper chemical storage while educating employees on proper handling and storage of caustic chemicals.

  • Maintained company expectations in production while innovating faster safer ways of operation.
  • Created a specific dialog pertaining to production allowing easier and specific communication between employees possessing two different languages.
  • Ensured a safe and productive workplace by promptly resolving and responding to all issues.
  • Conducted regular inspections of facilities to check compliance with fire, hazard and safety guidelines.
  • Provided line employees, managers and company leaders with detailed information about successful safety plans.
  • Guided  trainings on safety initiatives, active shooter and emergency management procedures.
  • Developed company safety plans to reduce safety problems and associated expenses.
  • Created and implemented programs, policies and procedures designed to effectively reduce or eliminate injuries and hazards in the workplace.
  • Assessed and responded to risks and resolved issues to ensure a safe and productive workplace.
  • Investigated safety incidents and drafted reports detailing results.
Education
General 2000 Stagg High School Stockton, Ca, United States
Full training jacket. 2019 OSHA Extensive certifications available upon request.
Advanced robotics courses 2015 Wolf robotics Advanced courses pertaining to programming , fixtures , trouble shooting , pendant use and all safety aspects pertaining to a six axis Fanuc robot.
Certifications

OSHA 10

OSHA 30

OSHA 500

OSHA 501

CPR / AED Certified

First Aid

Certified Environmental Specialist 

CertifiedWorkplace Violence

Respiratory Protection

OSHA Focus Four

Recordkeeping & Reporting

Safety and Health Programs

NFPA 70E - Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace

Basic Workplace Safety

Drug and Alcohol Abuse in the Workplace

Electrical Safety

Lockout/Tagout

Ionizing and Non-Ionizing Radiation Safety

Introduction to OSHA & the OSH Act

Machine Guarding Safety

PersonalProtective Equipment

Process Safety Management

Materials Handling & Storage

Welding, Cutting, and Brazing

Ergonomics

Emergency Action Plan

General Safety and Health Provisions

Bloodborne Pathogens

Walking and Working Surfaces

HAZWOPER

Hazard Recognition and Assessment Training

Hazardous Materials

Hazardous Substances & Industrial Hygiene

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Professional Summary
Advanced Occupational Therapist with over 20 years clinical experience spanning all healthcare settings with expertise in Acute Care, Long-Term Care, Long-Term Acute Care offering proficient OT practice skills and commitment to Quality Care
Skills
  • Cardiopulmonary Rehab
  • Stroke Rehab
  • Orthopedic Rehab
  • Orthotics
  • Seating & Positioning WC/Bed/Dining
  • Therapeutic Feeding Modifications/Adaptations
  • Environmental Modification
  • Promoting Rehab Services
  • Strong Documentation
  • Good Problem-Solving
  • Good Time Management
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Effective Educator
  • BLS
  • NICU Specialty Skills
Work History
Occupational Therapist Staff May 2008 - Current
Manatee Memorial Hospital Bradenton Florida
Acute Care all units, specific focus on Open Heart Surgery/Cardio-Vascular Surgical Intensive Care Unit (CVSICU)/Cardiac Step Down (CSD), Telementry
  • Staff collaboration
  • Supervise Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants/Level II students
  • NICU Intervention/Team Rounds
  • Educate patients/family members regarding diagnosis, injury prevention and therapeutic treatments
  • Documentation (Cerner)

  • Occupational Therapist May 2005 - Apr 2008
    Springwood Rehab & Nursing Sarasota Florida
    • Evaluated/Treated a wide range of conditions LTC/STC
    • Planned and administered a range of treatments/therapeutic exercise programs
    • Seating & Positioning WC/Bed/Dining
    • Orthotics
    • Therapeutic feeding/Modifications/Adaptations
    • Rehab/Nursing staff Education
    • Assisted with equipment purchasing/inventory

    Occupational Therapist Oct 2004 - Apr 2005
    Genesis Rehab Sarasota Florida
    • Assisted Living-Outpatient/Home Health OT
    • Evaluated/treated a wide range of Chronic & Acute conditions
    • Planned individually-designed treatment programs to restore, maintain and improve physical functioning, alleviate pain, prevent disability
    • Weekly Resident Exercise program
    • Motor wheelchair Safety Training


    Occupational Therapist PRN Sep 2003 - Nov 2004
    Kindred People\'s First Rehabilitation Bradenton Florida
    • Long-Term/Short-Term care OT

    Occupational Therapist PRN Aug 2003 - Mar 2004
    Rehabilitation Specialist, Inc Bradenton Florida
    • Assisted Living/Outpatient/Home Health OT

    Occupational Therapist Mar 2002 - Apr 2003
    American Retirement Corporation Sun City/Sarasota, FL
    • Tri-Community Long-Term/Short-Term Care/Outpatient OT
    • Presentation Vestibular Rehab/Balance Retraining Independent Community Residents

    Occupational Therapist Jan 2001 - Feb 2002
    Decatur Hospital Decatur Georgia
    • Long -Term Acute Care (LTAC) Occupational Therapy
    • Pulmonary Rehab/Head Injury
    • Daily Team Meetings


    Occupational Therapist Sep 1996 - Jun 2000
    Nassau County Medical Center East Meadow NY
    • Acute Care All Hospital Units
    • *Psychiatric OT Program Development/Management--(Group Design, Evaluation Design, Standardized Evaluations, Group/Individual Tx, Purchasing, Etc)
    • Pediatric after-school out-patient program
    • Daily Team Meetings

    Education
    Master of Arts: Occupational Therapy/Sciences 1996
    Touro College School of Health Sciences Dix Hills/Bayshore NY
    Accomplishments
    • Development/Management of OT program for acute psychiatric unit of Nassau County Medical Center, New York (1996)
    • NICU Specialty w/development of Ed/Discharge tool for caregivers
    • Designed rehab patient educational tool for Open Heart surgery on CVSICU
    • Consistent ratings of "Excellent" on employee evaluations
    • Clinical Fieldwork Supervisory Award
    • Distinguished Achievement in Occupational Therapy
    • Thesis:"The Affects of Vestibular Stimulation and Cuing on Attention in an Autistic Child" 1996 An Experiment
    • Pi Theta Epsilon
    Licensure/Certification
    Florida State Licensure since 2001/NBCOT: Active in good standing