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Amanda Purser

100 Broadway Lane
New Parkland, CA 91010
Cell: (555) 987-1234

Professional Summary

Compassionate and motivating respiration therapist with strong experience in medical respiration and breathing exercises for patients ranging from pediatric to geriatric. Sensitive to the needs of patients during well-communicated consultations and in provision of therapies per physician diagnosis. Versatile schedule with ability to work day, swing or evening shifts.

Core Qualifications

  • Encouraging therapeutic provider
  • Well-liked by patients
  • Breathing exercises
  • Disinfection protocols
  • Blood gas sampling
  • Ventilation, suction and intubation


Respiration Therapist, March 2007-April 2015
Kindred Cardiac and Respiratory Hospital – New Cityland, CA

  • Initiated patient files and documented therapies, plans and progress according to physician recommendations.
  • Established patient care and therapy plan as per physician diagnosis and care needs.
  • Coached patients through equipment use and in breathing exercises.
  • Obtained and analyzed blood gases.
  • Performed general floor therapies such as cool mist tent erection, pulse oximetry, incentive spirometry, EKG monitoring and reading, HHN, MDI, CPT, CPAP and BiPAP.
  • Maintained and provided troubleshooting for ventilators and other equipment.
  • Modified therapies according to patient response and changes in status.
  • Developed procedures manual for growing hospital practice of multiple respiration therapists and other personnel.
  • Prescribed and provided equipment for home and hospice health care.


2006 Bachelor of Science, Health Science
University of California – New Cityland, CA

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