Licensed PT and enthusiastic team player committed to delivering quality care. Driven to achieve exceptional patient outcomes as a key member of a multidisciplinary case-management team. As a physical therapist for 24 years, I bring experience in leadership as a former director, educator of students in clinical setting and extensive experience in adult rehabilitation, out-patient orthopedics, manual therapy skills including specialization in SI dysfunction, skilled nursing rehabilitation, pediatric school system therapy, home health, program development, marketing skills and with excellent communication ability with both staff and patients. What sets me apart from other therapists is my enthusiasm, my smile, my ability to encourage and my enjoyment in seeing patients benefit from my skills as an experienced therapist.
Current PT License to practice Physical Therapy in Texas and formerly licensed in Arizona and Louisiana.
Have NPI number for PT
*Responsible for building skilled nursing therapy program for rural facility in Texas through experience, skills, marketing and education. As the only PT over 2 facilities, established reputation for excellent work/outcomes with patients, nursing, CNA's and administration in a facility that was licensed for Part A patients for a year but had not admitted any skilled patients prior to contract with facility and responsible for building a successful Part A/B caseload.
*PT at Grace Care Center Katy a brand new SNF in Katy Texas. Recruited to build Skilled patient caseload having experience with outstanding reputation for PT skills and professional relationship with Katy doctors. Provided education to local High School students rotating through facility for Health/Medicine specialty program. Treated both Medicare Part A/B, Medicaid and out-patients.
*Physical therapist for JCAHO out-patient department of KRH responsible for marketing local physicians, program development, and treating wide variety of patients both neurological and orthopedic caseload including post-CVA, post-head injury, MS, amputees for prosthetic training, athletes, post-surgical TKA, THA, spinal/cervical conditions including SI dysfunction, and ankle, foot, and shoulder injuries/post-surgery. PRN for in-patient rehabilitation department of KRH.
*Multiple SNF's x 4 months, Interim Director and treating therapist for high patient volume out-patient private practice facility (Physicians Physical Therapy) x 6 months. Variety of both neurological and orthopedic patients.
Acquired NPI number at this facility.
*PT for 96 bed nursing home/skilled facility- lead therapist.
*Primarily hired to direct start-up of out-patient facility and also treated patients at multiple SNF contracted with the company.
*Director of multi-disciplinary free standing out-patient clinic including OT, PT and ST services. Responsible for marketing, directing and developing programs as well as treating a variety of neurological and orthopedic patients.
*Treated pediatric population in school systems in rural Louisiana on Part-time basis. Also employed in out-patient clinic 3 times a week.
*In-patient rehabilitation with extensive experience with Spinal Cord Injury, Head Injury, Amputees, CVA and multiple neurological conditions. Out-patient department for 6 months included neurological and orthopedic caseload. Developed Back School program for department. CI for PT students from various schools.
*Lead therapist for Head Injury and Musculoskeletal Teams. In-patient acute rehabilitation for pulmonary, CVA, head injury, spinal cord, amputees and orthopedic post-surgery patients.
**Class President 1987-1989**
**Scholarship Athlete in Gymnastics**
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