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Work experience

Jul 1996Present

Registered Respiratory Therapist

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
May 1996Dec 1998

Registered Respiratory Therapist

Lake Taylor Transitional Care Hospital


Jul 2012Present


Capella University
Jan 2011Apr 2012

Master of Science

Independence University
Jan 2012Apr 2012


Sentara Leadership Institute

The class provided resume writing skills, presentation skills, personality type tests, and ways to develop from peer to boss.


I want to gain a position in a fellowship or internship to develop my knowledge and gain hands on skills with a mentor to learn the ways administrators, managers, or directors handle the everyday operations of a healthcare organization. 


Critical Thinking
As a Respiratory Therapist you are required to use critical thinking skills in assessing patients with many breathing ailments to determine the proper treatment and education to the patient to help them breath easier. As the therapist in charge, you are required to use critical thinking skills to determine how to staff up or down based on patient census and when to delegate assignments or when to call a manager or supervisor to handle customer service issues. 



Basic Life Support