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					                             Alan C. Wyatt, BS, RRT, NPS
                                9807 South 248th St. Apt B19
                                     Kent, Wa. 98030
                                  wyattalanc@yahoo.com
                        Home: (253) 981 4050 Cell: (609) 532 5346

                                     Professional Skills

       Respiratory care manager and educator
       Critical care skills for the neonate, pediatric and adult population
       Development of successful education strategies with staff
        Adept at decision making, mobilizing resources, and achieving results
       Outstanding interpersonal skills.
       Maintain excellent patient satisfaction scores
       Interdepartmental planning and projects, performance improvement, and preparation
       committees for Joint Commission.

                                     Core Competencies

Neonatal, Pediatric and Adult Ventilation – Managing and operating Blood Gas Laboratory –
Pulmonary Function Laboratory - Managing sleep laboratory– Computer Skills – Staff Leadership
and Development – Education Development – Budget Planning – Policy and Procedure
Development

                                           Experience
Valley Medical Center, Renton, Wa                                 February 2012 to June 2012
Manager of Respiratory Care, Cardiopulmonary and Sleep Laboratory
 Provided CEU program for the staff
 Development of Policy on ETCO2 usage
 Part of interdisciplinary planning committee for improving the care of high risk OSA patients

Saint Mary’s Hospital, Passaic, NJ                                January 2011 to January 2012
Director, Respiratory Care and Sleep Laboratory
 In coordination with the nursing department assisted with infant care protocols for new Level 2
 nursery
 Created CEU programs for the staff, reviewed clinical competencies
 Assisted with development with development of EMR system, (Allscripts)
 In coordination with the CCU nursing staff, implemented interdisciplinary oral hygiene program
 for all ventilated patients.
 Developed new and edited earlier policies and procedures.
 Multidisciplinary preparation of the hospital and department to be Joint Commission ready.

Saint Peter's University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ                                2004 to 2010
Clinical Coordinator, Respiratory Care
Educator and Specialist for Adult, Pediatrics and Level III neonatal intensive care. Educated,
reviewed and introduced new techniques and equipment in a department of 60 employees.
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 Implemented new electronic medical records charting system (Cerner), instructed employees
 on how to use it.
 Conducted annual competency reviews, introduced new ventilators and use of new techniques
 for critical pulmonary patients with open lung tool and adult oscillatory ventilation.
 Created CEU programs for staff, reviewed ventilation techniques to improve survival of the
 critically ill pulmonary patients, identified critical patients that could benefit from use of
 improved techniques and implemented those techniques with the intensivists of all critical care
 areas.
 Wrote policies and procedures for new techniques and processes.
 Assisted pulmonologists with finding alternative means to care for pulmonary patients that did
 not respond to the routine respiratory therapies.
  Introduced new equipment into the pulmonary function laboratory and assisted in providing
 education regarding new equipment and software use.
 Prepared the department to be Joint Commission ready.

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, NJ                                       1999 to 2004
Director or Respiratory Care and Neurodiagnostics
 Managed a department of 80 employees utilizing leadership and communication skills
 Maintained departmental budgeting and capital purchases annually, including purchase of a
 new fleet of ventilators and new arterial blood gas analyzers.
 Assured proper maintenance and quality of the arterial blood gas lab with computer links to
 satellite stations within the hospital facility. Assured proper CAP assays and on site surveys.
 Educated staff on new ventilators including use and interpretation of ventilator graphics
 package.
 Educated, maintained competencies and performance reviews of staff in the department.
 Introduced new policies and procedures and updated older policies and procedures with review
 of the medical director.
 Conducted interdepartmental planning with critical care areas and infection control to improve
 patient care, implemented weaning protocols for adult and pediatric intensive care units,
 decreasing average ventilator hours.
 Completed on-going performance review with Infection Control Committee to decrease
 ventilator associated pneumonias
 Implemented department involvement in the disaster response, including participation in triage
 and decontamination drills with the safety committee. Department was responsible for
 maintaining equipment in the disaster response trailer.

Additional Relevant Information
Prior to 1999 held positions as Chief Therapist, Therapist, Supervisor and Director of Respiratory
Care in several hospitals/medical centers.


                                            Education
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
       B.S. in Health Care Administration
Long Beach City College, Long Beach, CA
       A.S. in Respiratory Therapy
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                                          Certificates

       Registered Respiratory Therapist (NBRC)
       Neonatal-Pediatric Specialist (NBRC)
       Washington Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner since 2012
       Basic Life Support (American Heart Association)
       NRP (American Heart Association)
       ACLS (American Heart Association)

				
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