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Physical Therapist Assistant

Location:
Springfield, OH
Posted:
March 06, 2019

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PETRA UPSHAW AAS

*** **** **** ******, ***********, OHIO 45506

HOME: 937-***-**** ac8ota@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Dealing with patients on a continuous basis with efficient and reliable care.

Perform specific treatment geared towards individual patient needs.

Assisting Neurological patients with Parkinson’s, epilepsy, brain tumors, and strokes in obtaining the most functional capacity with the Physical Therapist’s Plan of Care.

Working with all patients of age variety, ethnicity, and cultural backgrounds.

Utilize various modalities such as but not limited to electrical stimulation, ultrasound, diathermy, hot/cold therapy to aid in the successful outcome of my patients.

Perform manual therapy to increase range of motion, flexibility, and improve the strength of many patients who have become deconditioned.

Working as a team member by contributing to the Plan of Care aiding in the successful outcome of the Physical

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Therapist and working independently geared towards the patient’s needs for that specific time interacting with the Physical Therapist for updates or changes in progress.

WORK HISTORY

SEPTEMBER 2018 to NOVEMBER 2018

Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

PTA.1314 for state of New Hampshire

FUSION MEDICAL STAFFING LLC (traveling agency)

GENESIS HEALTH VENTURES

40 EXCHANGE STREET

GORHAM, NEW HAMPSHIRE 03581

603-***-****

SUPERVISORS: GREG ALNWICK AND REGGIE COULOMBE

Working in outpatient facility. Exercise, maintain, and improve the functional capacity for each individual’s specific need. Working with neurologic conditions such as Parkinsons, Alzheimers, stroke, and spinal cord injuries due to catastrophic, car and all terrain vehicle accidents promoting ambulation and nerve stimulation for the joints. Exercising and performing manual therapy to orthopaedic patients with recent hip and knee surgery. Utilizing various modalities such as Ultrasound, Electrical stimulation

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[Russian, Combo, and Interferential current (IFC)], Manual Therapy, Cryotherapy, Heat therapy, and Soft Tissue Massage. I followed various Plans of Care in order to obtain the Physical Therapists goal for the patient.

Reason for Leaving: Assignment had expired

JUNE 2014 to PRESENT

Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

VILLA SPRINGFIELD HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION

701 VILLA ROAD; SPRINGFIELD, OHIO 45503

937-***-****

SUPERVISOR: KELLY FLANAGEN OR ASHLEY WARREN

Executed Plan of Care (POC) derived by the Physical Therapist. Performed the specific treatment geared towards everyone’s needs. Treatment includes those activities

that promote ambulation, strength, balance, coordination, and to decrease pain. Encouragement and optimism are incorporated into the program. Electrical Stimulation, Diathermy, and Ultrasound are also used to decrease pain. Perform manual therapy to improve ROM and massage when appropriate.

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APRIL 2013 to February 2014

Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant and Massage Therapist

ADDISON HOME HEALTH SERVICES

3460 SOUTH DIXIE HIGHWAY

MORAINE, OHIO 45439

888-***-****

SUPERVISOR: MICHELLE EBLING

Executed Plan of Care relayed to me by the Physical Therapist for homebound patients. Demonstrated and assisted patients with various exercises involving both the lower and upper extremities. Incorporated programs that were functional to the individual’s environment. Utilized manual and massage therapy when necessary.

REASON for LEAVING: COMPANY CLOSED

MARCH 2008 to JUNE 2013

Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant and Massage Therapist

THERACARE PHYSICAL THERAPY

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1219 WEST 1ST STREET

SPRINGFIELD, OHIO 45504

937-***-****

SUPERVISOR: TIM CARR

Executed Plan of Care given by the Physical Therapist. Performed specific treatments geared towards each patient's needs in an Outpatient setting. Treatment included but was not limited to performing Ultrasound, Electrical Stimulation, Soft Tissue Massage, Traction (both cervical and lumbar), Hot and Cold packs, and Exercise. Supervised both the Licensed and unlicensed Aides, making sure the Physical Therapist's Plan of Care was carried out to the specifications. Each patient exercised accordingly and received the proper treatment that was necessary for their program to achieve their successful outcome. Various types of manual therapy, along with education and demonstration of home exercises for new patients on their second visit to the facility aided in the successful outcome for each patient. Encouragement and reassuring each patient throughout their therapy sessions consisting of 12 visits 3 times a week for 12 weeks.

REASON for LEAVING: PT closing facility and I was looking for a better opportunity

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EDUCATION

2003 and 2005 Associate of Science: Physical Therapist Assistant and Massage Therapy

SINCLAIR COMMUNITY COLLEGE

444 WEST 3RD STREET

DAYTON, OHIO 45402

REFERENCES

KELLY FLANAGEN

937-***-****

MICHELLE EBLING

888-***-****

ASHLEY WARREN

937- 399-5551



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