Ochsner Medical Center
Registered Respiratory Therapist
June 2011 — Present
Provided respiratory services in the NICU, PICU and MedSurg areas. Managed ventilators, CPAP and BiPap devices, performed arterial punctures to analyze arterial blood gas. Maintained and monitored those patient with oral artificial airways and those with tracheostomy or stoma. Delivery of breathing treatments, chest physiotherapy, incentive spirometers. Also, I am a certified ECMO(extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) pump technician; I manage the ECMO pump, obtain blood gases, ACT(activating clotting time) of blood which is running through the pump to patient as well as manage the patient and ventilator.