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1. Professional Summary Skills Work History S S RRT, NPS 9426 Sycamore Brook, San Antonio, TX 78254 • Home: 210-836-5715 • Cell: 210-721-8474 • ssegovia@live.com Experienced Registered Respiratory Therapist, Neonatal Specialist for 28 years. Licensed in Texas. Professionally trained Respiratory Therapist in Adult, Pediatric, NICU, Staff Education, Leadership, and Coordinating. Provide excellent patient care, great customer service to patients, co-workers and departments. Ensure high standards of culturally competent care for a wide variety of patients with diverse needs. Critical thinking Meeting minutes Executive presentation development Team building HIPAA compliance Quality assurance Team leadership Process implementation Risk management processes and analysis Staff education and development Project planning Registered Respiratory Therapist, 01/2012 to Current Central Texas Medical Center – San Marcos, Texas Primary care, assessment and evaluation of neonatal and pediatric patients. Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests. Chronic patient care in med-surg unit, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication to wound care to monitoring for patients per shift. Accurately documented all elements of respiratory care assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions, and follow-up care. Planned and administered a range of treatments and therapeutic exercise programs involving active and passive ranges of motion and muscle education. Educated patients and family members regarding diagnosis, and therapeutic treatments and to avoid exacerbations. Coordinated and implemented a Bettter Breathers Program with the American Lung Assosociation of Austin, Texas. Resiratory Therapist, 01/2011 to 12/2012 Medical Staffing Network – Vermont and Texas Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests. Chronic patient care in med-surg unit, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication to education to monitoring for all patients per shift. Primary care, assessment and evaluation of neonatal and pediatric patients. Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care. Closely monitored acute conditions. Initiated hospital-wide study to identify areas for process improvement. Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation. Ensured HIPAA compliance. Diagnosed and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD and pneumonia. Followed infection control procedures. Assisted patients with daily functions. Assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring. Registered Therapist, 06/2011 to 06/2012

2. South Texas Regional Medical Center – Jourdanton, Texas Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests. Conducted mandated health screenings, physicals and special education assessments in health fairs. Ensured external follow-up where required. Chronic patient care in med-surg unit.,NICU. MICU, and ER adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication to monitoring for patients per shift. Primary care, assessment and evaluation of neonatal and pediatric patients. Coordinated and implemented Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Chronic patient care in med-surg unit, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication to wound care to monitoring for patients per shift.Accurately documented all elements of respiratory care assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions, and follow-up care. Planned and administered a range of treatments and therapeutic exercise programs involving active and passive ranges of motion and muscle education. Educated patients and family members regarding diagnosis, and therapeutic treatments and to avoid exacerbations. Coordinated and implemented a Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program. Provided patients with COPD, Asthma, Diabetes, and post heart with emotional support and disease management skills to ensure long-term p well-being. Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability. Monitored and recorded patient progress in response to therapy. Evaluated and treated a wide range of diseases, including chronic and acute pain, STEMI, Non-Stemi, Stroke, COPD, Asthma, and Cystic Fibrosis. Planned and administered a range of treatments and therapeutic exercise programs involving active and passive ranges of motion and muscle reeducation. Increased weekly average patient visit volume by 25% in Pulmonary Rehabilitation through improved scheduling and rapid insurance turn around. Patient Care Cooridanator, 01/1996 to 09/2010 Methodist Hospital – San Antonio, Texas Monitored and recorded patient progress in response to therapy. Primary care, assessment and evaluation of neonatal and pediatric patients. Organized and led Better Breathers support groups per [time period] in subjects related to physical and emotional health of the COPD patient to ensure long-term patient well-being. Respiratory Therapy Shift team leader for the neonatal and pediatric respiratory therapy staff. Oversaw and managed clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining a high level of staff morale and professionalism. Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability. Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management. Increased unit productivity for Pulmonary Rehabilitation 30%. Pediatric/NICU transport team Processed monthly reports for department performance. Performed lab tests and communicated results. Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans. Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care. Closely monitored acute conditions. Initiated hospital-wide study to identify areas for process improvement. Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams. Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation. Ensured HIPAA compliance. Diagnosed and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD and pneumonia. Coordinated Quality Improvement Activities (QIA's) to identify performance areas for improvement. Participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program.

3. Personal Information Documented patient information obtained from interviews. Performed basic physical assessments of newborns and infants. Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens. Trained new staff on quality control procedures. Followed infection control procedures. Assisted patients with daily functions. Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly patients. Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer's and Paget's disease. Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing. Developed and produced all office flyer notifications for important policy changes, office news and events. Respiratoy Therapist, 04/1994 to 04/1995 University Hopsital – San Antonio, Texas Monitored and recorded patient progress in response to therapy. Demonstrated clear written and oral communications skills when working with health care professionals, patients and caregivers. Monitored and recorded patient progress in response to therapy. Managed a high-volume caseload and organized the daily schedules of physical therapy assistants and patients. Trained and oriented new respiratory therapists . Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns. Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients. Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment. Respiratory Therapist, 04/1992 to 04/1994 Comanche Memorial – Lawton, Oklahoma Primary care, assessment and evaluation of neonatal and pediatric patients. Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability. Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management. Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans. Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care. Closely monitored acute conditions. Initiated hospital-wide study to identify areas for process improvement. Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams. Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation. Ensured HIPAA compliance. Diagnosed and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD and pneumonia. Coordinated Quality Improvement Activities (QIA's) to identify performance areas for improvement. Respiratory Therapist, 11/1988 to 03/1991 Frankfurt Army Regional Medical Center – Frankfurt, Germany Monitored and recorded patient progress in response to therapy for Adult, Pediactric, and Neonatal patients. Demonstrated clear written and oral communications skills when working with health care professionals, patients and caregivers. Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients. Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse. Assisted patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination. Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment. Monitored and recorded patient progress in response to therapy. Hardworking, compassionate Registered Therapist offering 28 years acute care experience and solid credentials,

4. References Certifications Accomplishments Family and Hobbies Affiliations Education including Neonatal Pediatric Specialist, BLS, ALCS, PALS, and NRP. Future goals: ACCS, AEC, and case management Caring with strong interpersonal skills and proficiency in patient assessment, time management and therapy- program design and execution. Training - Responsible for training all new employees to ensure continued quality of customer service. Forward-thinking Program Coordinator with 16 years of respiratory therapy leadership experience. Specialized in revamping and turning around under-performing pulmonary rehabilitation programs. PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support 2016-2018 NRP-Neonatal Resuscitation Provider 2016-2018 Texas Board of Medicine license RCP 2016-2018 Neonatal Pediatric Specialist 1995 Patient Care Delivered compassionate care that exceeded hospital environment. 3 customer service awards presented by the Methodist Hospital CEO A wonderful, fun, and gratifying career Mother of 3 grown sons, grandmother to 4 grandsons, 3 granddaughters, 2 granddogs and 2 grandcats. I swim, run, hike, garden, cook and Zumba! National Board of Respiratory Care member Texas Society of Respiratory Care President of TSRC Alamo District 2004-2006 Treasurer of TSRC Regional District 2006-2008 Associate of Applied Science: Respiratory Therapy, 1988 St Philips College - San Antonio, Texas

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