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Assistant Physical Therapist

Location:
Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, United States
Posted:
November 05, 2018

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Amy J. Kuhl

**** * ****** ac7l2l@r.postjobfree.com

Germantown, Illinois 62245 618-***-****

Professional Summary

Highly motivated medical professional with Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management and clinical background in Physical Therapy. Customer focused with strong relationship building skills and work ethic. A strong team leader and critical thinker that enjoys the challenge of taking projects from concept to completion.

Core Competencies

Successful closer and highly motivated prospector

Highly organized and resourceful with extraordinary attention to detail and efficiency

Effective communicator with innovative customer interaction capability

Identify operation needs through exploratory information gathering, analytical skills and problem solving

Professional Experience

Schumacher Clinical Partners, Picayune, Mississippi

WellnessWorks at Crossroads Community Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Corporate Health Consultant, July 2018 - present

Enroll, implement and maintain the WellnessWorks employer health program for Crossroads Community Hospital

Develop and foster positive relationships with area employers and their employees

Work with employers, physicians, clinics, insurance companies, third party administrators, claims companies and hospital departments to increase revenues for Crossroads Community Hospital, clinics and aligned physicians

Coordinate wellness and risk management activities, administered programs and health events

Implement physician offices, set up processes for drug screening, physicals and special employer specific requested occupational health testing

Maintain company profiles and distribute monthly company management reports

Kindred Healthcare, Carlyle Healthcare Center & Breese Caring First, Illinois

Physical Therapist Assistant, May 2018 – July 2018

PTA in long term care facilities to implement treatment plan as developed by the licensed physical therapist and progress geriatric patients to meet set goals.

Collaborates with the therapist on an agreed upon frequency to assess and reassess patient’s plan of care, treatment goals and interventions.

Documents patient progress in daily notes, as well as contributes recommendations to patient’s discharge note from physical therapy.

Reports on interventions and patient progress during assigned meetings and contributes to the screening and evaluation process.

Apex Network Physical Therapy, Breese, Illinois

Physical Therapist Assistant, September 2005 - May 2018

PTA in an out-patient physical therapy clinic to carry out treatment plans and progress patients dealing with orthopedics, joint replacement and other post-surgical rehab, acute injuries, geriatrics, industrial rehab and work hardening.

Engage and encourage patients to promote successful and enjoyable rehabilitation process, as well as provide patient education and understanding of treatment plan.

Communicate with physicians and nurse case managers on patients’ progression.

Develop and maintain relationships with surgeons and referring physicians.

Communicate with private insurance/worker’s compensation companies for authorization to perform therapy and patient progress.

Perform electronic documentation of patient medical record, administer appropriate procedure codes for charges, and perform patient scheduling.

Illinois Early Intervention, Community Link First Step Program, Breese, Illinois

Physical Therapy Assistant, Pediatric Home Health, February 2004 - March 2007

Provided direct in-home physical therapy services through functional play to children ages 0-3 years, while including the treatment plan and goals of supervising Physical Therapist, as well as incorporating parent education and participation of these activities accompanied by assessment and treatment of secondary diagnoses and associated problems or delays.

Self-employed, contracted employee, managed patient visit schedules, billing invoices and coordination of therapist re-evaluations.

Education

Southern Illinois University Carbondale,

Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management, Cum Laude - 2017

Kaskaskia College,

Associate of Applied Science, Physical Therapist Assistant Program – 1998

Certifications

Illinois State Licensure: Physical Therapist Assistant 160-003166

Basic Life Support/CPR certification

Volunteer Experience

Germantown Fire Department Auxiliary



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