Enthusiastic Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant, with 3 years Home Health Care experience, dedicated to achieving superior patient outcomes while participating as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
3 years Home health care experience
Focused on consistent, quality care
Build trust and confidence with patients
Adaptive to changing environments
Creativity to engage patients in therapy
Good understanding of Vestibular Rehab
Time management skills
05/2013 to 07/2013
Graduate Physical Therapist AssistantCornerstone Therapy and Balance Center – Abingdon, VA
Consistently exhibited courtesy, compassion and respect to patients, families, caregivers, visitors, physicians, administrators and co-workers.
Facilitated outpatient physical therapy for patients with various orthopedic injuries, chronic pain, general weakness and balance disorders.
Treated each patient according to a written plan of care to meet the goals set by the PT.
Monitored and recorded patient progress in response to therapy.
Educated patients and family members regarding diagnosis, injury prevention and therapeutic treatments by providing educational material and HEPs.
07/2013 to 09/2013
Licensed Physical Therapist AssistantCornerstone Therapy and Balance Center – Abingdon, VA
Observed patient safety, risk management and infection control policies and procedures at all times.
Communicated effectively with other care providers including supervising PT, physicians, and nurses to provide for continuity of patient care.
Effectively adjusted patients treatment program to increase in reps and weight to progress towards achieving patients goals set by PT in POC.
08/2015 to 01/2016
Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (PRN)Nova Health and Rehab – Weber City, VA
Gained experience with working in a Skilled Nursing Facility.
Improved time management skills due to productivity requirements
worked with multiple disciplines including OT, speech and nursing to prepare patient to return home at highest level of function
09/2013 to Current
Licensed Physical Therapist AssistantMountain Therapy Group/Merritt Rehabilitation Inc. – Grundy, VA
Taught patients uses of wheelchairs, braces, assistive devices including various canes and walkers, and prosthetic devices.
Managed a high-volume caseload and organized daily and weekly schedules of patients.
Delivered home care physical therapy to homebound patients.
Established positive rapport with patients.
Associate of Applied Science: Physical Therapist Assistant Wytheville Community College - Wytheville, VA