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Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA)

Englewood, Colorado, United States
August 24, 2018

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Elizabeth J. Keady, LPTA

CO License: PTA.*******

Phone: 224-***-****


OBJECTIVE: A dedicated, compassionate and reliable Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant with 25+ years of experience in manual therapy is seeking full-time employment in the Denver, Colorado area

EDUCATION: Associates of Arts in Applied Sciences (A.A.S.) Degree,

Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL


2016 - Present Genesis/Sundance Rehabilitation, Denver, CO (Limited Full-Time)

Licensed PTA

Specialize in Orthopedic and Geriatric Rehabilitation Protocols.

Instruct, motivate, safeguard and assist patients as they practice exercises and functional activities to regain prior ability levels.

Observe patients during treatments to compile and evaluate data on their responses and progress and provided results to physical therapist in person or through progress notes.

2016 WSi Health Care Staffing, Denver, CO (Part-Time)

Licensed PTA

2014 - 2015 Community Physical Therapy, Metropolitan Chicago Area

Licensed PTA

2011 – 2013 Glantz/Richman Rehabilitation Associates

Licensed PTA

Assigned to various skilled nursing facilities

Conferred with physical therapy staff or others to discuss and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying or coordinating treatment

Administered active or passive manual therapeutic exercises and therapeutic massage

Measured patients' range-of-motion, body parts and vital signs to determine effects of treatments or for patient monitoring

Periodically met with families to discuss progress of loved ones

2008 – 2011 Various Assignments as a Contractor, Metropolitan Chicago Area

Licensed PTA /Home Health

Treated homebound patients with various orthopedic and neurological disorders

Performed balance training exercises, bed mobility and transfer training including stairs, car transfers and uneven outdoor surfaces

Conducted muscle strengthening and stabilizing exercises

2005 – 2008 AB Care Home Health

Licensed PTA/Home Health

Instructed, motivated, safeguarded and assisted patients practicing exercises or functional activities, under direction of Physical Therapist

Recorded treatments and training given, and progress notes

2002 – 2005 Lieberman Home, Skokie, IL

Licensed PTA

Provided physical therapy to long term care residents

Attended staffing and family meetings, care plan and Medicare meetings

Maintained documentations of each patient

Followed PT protocols, as directed

Recorded patient hours for Medicare billings

2000 –2002 Three Crowns Park – Swedish Retirement Home

Licensed PTA

Administered active and passive manual therapeutic exercises, therapeutic massage, or heat, light, sound, electrical modality treatments, such as ultrasound with supervision

Transported patients to and from treatment areas

Supervised activities in the independent exercise room for residents, recorded attendance and progress

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