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Physical Therapist Medical Records

Location:
Franklin, Massachusetts, 02038, United States
Posted:
January 20, 2018

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Kirsten Jerome

PO Box 122

Franklin, MA 02038

Home: 774-***-****

ac336d@r.postjobfree.com

Gentle and skilled with therapy procedures

Empathic and patient

Organized and detail oriented

Knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid rules and

procedures

CPR training

Skilled working with MS Office

Licensed PT with over 25 years experience. Well versed in a broad range of programming, treatments, and modalities for restoring function and mitigating disability. Expertise in treating adult and geriatric patients. Collaborative team player with superior work ethic and interpersonal abilities.

Registered Physical Therapist- Full Time, 08/2012 - 06/2017 Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation of Westborough - Westborough, MA 117 patients (Long term and short term residents)

Assisted patients with physical movements to help restore function and lessen pain and disability. Routinely performed diagnostic and prognostic exams to evaluate muscle, nerve, joint and functional abilities. Maintained organized documentation and patient files. Facilitated health and healing by cultivating caring relationships with patients. Planned for discharges and communicated findings and progress in detailed reports. Evaluated and assessed patients to establish measurable goals to promote restoration of functional abilities. Administered massage as well as heat, water, ice, electrical, and light stimulation as part of therapeutic programs. Actively oversaw patient and resident care activities, medical records and execution of physician orders. Recommended equipment and in-home modifications.

Reviewed physician referrals and patient medical records to formulate an accurate diagnosis and best course of treatment. Identified and properly documented patient goals, evaluated progress and planned reevaluation. Registered Physical Therapist-Full Time, 08/2010 - 08/2011 Bolton Manor Nursing Home - Marlborough, MA

112 Residents (long and short term residents)

Identified and properly documented patient goals, evaluated progress and planned reevaluation. Regularly evaluated effects of treatment and adjusted to achieve maximum benefit. Registered Physical Therapist-Per Diem, 11/2001 - 08/2010 HealthSouth Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital - Natick, MA Assisted patients with physical movements to help restore function and lessen pain and disability. Customized individual exercise programs depending upon patient's needs

Provided ROM and other therapeutic activities to patients daily Participated in multi-disciplinary rounds, patient/family conferences and conducted family/caregiver education and training Reviewed physician's referral and patient's medical records to help determine diagnosis and PT treatment required Registered Physical Therapist-Part Time, 01/1999 - 08/2001 HealthSouth Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital - Natick, MA Provided physical therapy services for a 21 bed specialized acute inpatient rehabilitation unit Routinely performed diagnostic and prognostic exams to evaluate muscle, nerve, joint and functional abilities. Assisted patients with physical movements to help restore function and lessen pain and disability. Performed and documented initial exams and determined appropriate diagnoses. Registered Physical Therapist-Full Time, 01/1995 - 08/1998 HealthSouth Braintree Rehabilitation Center - Natick, MA Regularly evaluated effects of treatment and adjusted to achieve maximum benefit. Education and Training

Affiliations

Registered Physical Therapist-Full Time, 12/1992 - 01/1995 Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital - Braintree, MA

Provided physical therapy for a 40 bed inpatient unit Supervised and directed PT students

Taught patient's the use of wheelchairs, braces, canes, crutches, and prosthetic devices 1992 Quinnipiac University - Hamden, CT

Bachelor of Science Physical therapy

Graduated Magna Cum Laude

American Physical Therapy Association

Licensed Physical Therapist, State of Massachusetts 1992-Present



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