Medical Necessity l Chart Audits l Managed Care l Utilization Review l Communication
Successful 20+ year career as a physical therapist marked by making sustainable differences in the outcomes and lives of patients, focusing on responsible allocation of resources and evidence-based care. Astute understanding of medical necessity and scope of practice. Skilled at evaluating deviations from established standards and communication with providers and physicians. Seeking role as Utilization Reviewer.
CORE COMPETENCIES INCLUDE: Physical Therapy Scope of Practice l Direct Patient Care l Utilization Review l Case Management l Quality Improvement l HIPAA Compliance l Policies and Procedures l Excellent Documentation l Time Management Skills l Chart Auditing l Autonomy
Orchard Park Health Care Center Skilled Nursing Facility 4/2018 - present
Kindred at Home 8/2010-1/2017
EVALUTATIONS and TREATMENTS l STAFF SUPERVISION l PAIN REDUCTION l EVIDENCE BASED APPROACH
Supervise clinical support staff including certified and licensed assistants and technicians. Provide physical therapy services for those with long term health care needs who have the potential to function independently after a limited period of care.
OASIS STARTS OF CARE l EVALUATIONS AND TREATMENT l CUSTOMER SERVICE l STAFF SUPERVISION l INTERDISCIPLINARY CARE l CASE MANAGER l TESTS AND MEASURES
Provided home health OASIS starts of care along with PT evaluations and treatment to homebound patients, utilizing point of care documentation in EMR and delivering high quality care that was cost effective.
CASE MANAGER l VESTIBULAR REHABILITATION CERTIFICATION l CLINICAL LADDER ACHIEVEMENT l CUSTOMERSERVICE
Proficient in Starts of Care, Physical Therapy evaluations and treatment to homebound patients, utilizing comprehensive care plans. Planned individually designed treatment programs to restore and improve physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent disability.
CASE MANAGER l ORTHOPEDIC AND NEUROLOGICAL EVALUATIONS AND TREATMENT l CUSTOMER SERVICE
Delivered home care physical therapy including evaluations and treatment to homebound patients in the Denver Metro area.
Licensed Physical Therapist, State of Colorado, # 7983, Expiration Date 10/31/2020.
LSVT BIG Certification, November 2015, renewed 2017 (Evidence based intensive treatment program for Parkinson's Disease and other neurological conditions).
Gentiva Health Services Fall Prevention and Vestibular Rehabilitation Certification for Safe Strides 2010, now Kindred at Home.
Gentiva Health Services Orthopedic Speciality Program (Total Joint Replacement) Certification 2015, now Kindred at Home.
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