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Respiratory Therapist Resume Sample [+Skills & Objective]

Respiratory Therapist Resume Sample [+Skills & Objective]

You help people breathe so they can spend more time with loved ones. Convince the hiring manager how much you care with this impressive sample respiratory therapist resume.

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Nothing matters if you can’t breathe. Respiratory therapists are in demand, now more than ever.

 

But that also means the competition is there. 

 

Something that’s sure to push you to the top of the hiring manager’s list is a well-written respiratory therapist resume. You’d be surprised by how a tweak here and there can make all the difference! 

 

Just as there’s quality assurance to monitor desired clinical outcomes, there are resume best practices that help you achieve the right results. 

 

If you’re looking for a comprehensive breakdown of those, look no further.

 

This guide will show you: 

 

  • A respiratory therapist resume example better than 9 out of 10 other resumes.
  • How to write a respiratory therapist resume that will land you more interviews.
  • Tips and examples of how to put skills and achievements on a respiratory therapist resume.
  • How to describe your experience on a resume for a respiratory therapist to get any job you want.

 

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Bobby O’Griggs, RRT

bobby.q.griggs@gmail.com

774-420-7991

 

Professional Summary

 

Caring respiratory therapist RRT with 2+ years of experience, skilled in life support equipment monitoring and management. Seeking full-time position at ARRH. At BCMC, worked as respiratory therapist on 40-bed burn ward. Commended 5x by charge nurse for coolness under pressure. Received 99% positive peer review scores from staff and doctors.

 

Work Experience

 

Respiratory Therapist

BCMC

Feb 2017–March 2019

  • Worked as respiratory therapist in 40-bed burn ward. Handled life support system management and monitoring. Given 99% positive peer review scores.
  • Chosen to mentor 3 respiratory therapists who weren’t meeting standards. They elevated their KPI scores by an average of 35%.
  • Conducted lung capacity assessments on 5 patients per week. Commended 5x by charge nurse for efficiency.
  • Managed respiratory rehabilitation, following plan-of-care for 150+ patients. Received numerous written compliments from patients on my teaching style.

 

Volunteer Respiratory Therapist

LACH

May 2017–Jan 2017

  • Volunteered 2x per week as respiratory therapist in 25-bed lung cancer ward. Conducted vital sign assessments of 5+ patients per week.
  • Read 2+ chest X-Rays per week to assist physicians and nurses in creating plan of care.

 

Education

 

2015–2017 Massasoit Community College

Associate’s Degree in Respiratory Care with RRT Certification

  • Excelled in equipment management coursework.
  • Pursued a passion for patient education study.

 

Certification

 

Licensed RRT

 

Skills

 

  • Soft skills: Teamwork, active listening, compassion, verbal communication, interpersonal skills
  • Hard skills: Life support equipment management, patient education, rehabilitation, following plan-of-care

 

Activities

 

Weekly cross-fit for fun and fitness

Volunteer dog walker 2x per month

 

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Tom Gerencer, CPRW
Tom Gerencer is a career expert and Certified Professional Resume Writer who has published over 200 in-depth articles on Zety. Since 2016, he has been sharing advice on all things recruitment from writing winning resumes and cover letters to getting a promotion.
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