Christopher Lopez

Christopher Lopez

Respiratory CARE Services Director

  • Tucson AZ

Summary

Exceptionally well-versed in hospital administration and protocol as well as targeted patient care practice. Able to confront complex and high-stress situations with an aggressive yet palliative demeanor, exceeding expectations on all required fronts. Heavily-involved in strategic analysis of protocols and standards of care and passionate about improving methods of cost-cutting while simultaneously maintaining healthcare policies of the highest degree. Effective and capable situational leader. 

Work History

Work History

Respiratory Services Director

Tenet Health
2015 - Present
 RESPIRATORY SERVICES DIRECTOR/NETWORK SLEEP LAB SUPERVISOR

Respiratory Services Manager

CARONDELET HEALTH NETWORK
2012 - 2015
RESPIRATORY SERVICES MANAGER/NETWORK SLEEP LAB SUPERVISOR

Respiratory Therapist/Assessment Therapist

CARONDELET HEALTH NETWORK
2007 - 2012

REGISTERED RESPIRATORY THERAPIST/ASSESSMENT THERAPIST Charged with implementing cost effective yet operational therapist-driven protocols and standards. Responsible for daily patient assessment, initiating and managing life support for intensive care units, and stabilizing and monitoring at-risk patients. BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP-Certified.

Certified Pharmacy Technician

CARONDELET HEALTH NETWORK
2007 - 2010

CERTIFIED PHARMACY TECHNICIAN tasked with reviewing prescription requests, liaising directly with customers to ensure timely and proper medication dispensing, and assisting other pharmacy technicians with compounding and packaging. Skilled in aseptic technique IV preparation and chemotherapy. CPR-Certified.

Store Manager/Certified Pharmacy Technician

WALGREEN'S CO
2000 - 2007

STORE MANAGER/CERTIFIED PHARMACY TECHNICIAN responsible for developing and managing diverse group of mid-level managers, pharmacy personnel, and store associates. Successfully maintained high-performing staff using dynamic team building, positive leadership skills, and a“ lead-by-example” concept. Administrative duties included accurate bookkeeping, payroll, maintaining superior customer service standards, and proper inventory management. Managed over $1. 3 million in annual store revenue.

Army Sergeant

US ARMY, F T. BENNING, GA.
1997 - 2000

Army Sergeant responsible for timely receipt and execution of specific duties and orders. Supervised lower-ranked members and ensured their readiness for daily activities. Expert Certification in Land Navigation, First-Aid, and Rifle Marksmanship. Commendations awarded for leadership and performance.

Education

Education

Master's of Science in Leadership

Grand Canyon University
2013 - 2015

Bachelor's of Science in Respiratory Care

Grand Canyon University
2011 - 2013

Associate's of Occupational Science in Respiratory Care

Pima Medical Institute
2008 - 2010