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Physical Therapist Assistant

Location:
Las Vegas, NV
Posted:
October 30, 2019

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Aaron Clark – Physical Therapist Assistant

***** ***** ********** ***, *** Vegas, NV 89166

Email address – adapwz@r.postjobfree.com

Contact: Cell # 720-***-****

Objective Apply physical therapy skills in order to provide effective and beneficial treatment in an

environment where quality care is valued.

Experience

Royal Springs Health & Rehabilitation. October 1st 2017 - October 4th 2019.

Assists patients to accomplish treatment plans and accept therapeutic devices by administering manual exercises,

instructing, encouraging, and assisting patients in performing physical activities. Assists patients in ambulatory

functional activities, and daily-living activities and in using assistive and supportive devices, such as crutches,

canes, and prostheses. Educates patients by demonstrating proper use of equipment and exercise routines.

Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential. Performs balance

training and educational activities. Plans, organizes and implements individualized therapeutic programs with

patient/family, incorporating evidence-based practice

Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation, Welbrook Centennial Hills. February 1st 2017 – September 30th 2017

Communicate Patient progress or problems to supervisor and other Team members, assist with patient

scheduling and post charges daily to patient records. Document patient care in accordance with regulatory, payer

and accrediting requirements. Instruct patient’s family or nursing staff in follow-through programs. Maintain

equipment and work area in a safe and clean condition. Make presentations to support marketing efforts, at Team conferences and in-services. Handle job responsibilities in accordance with Company’s Code of Business

Conduct, the Corporate Compliance Agreement, appropriate professional standard and applicable state/federal

laws.

Interface Rehabilitation, Premier Health & Rehabilitation Center - November 1st 2015 – January 31st 2017.

Helps patients accomplish treatment plans and accept therapeutic devices by administering manual exercises,

instructing, encouraging, and assisting patients in performing physical activities, such as non-manual exercises,

ambulatory functional activities, and daily-living activities and in using assistive and supportive devices, such

as crutches, canes, and prostheses. Educates patients by demonstrating proper use of equipment and exercise

routines. Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.

Centennial Hospital Medical Center – Valley Health System. November 2015 – February 2016.

Acute care rehabilitation, Orthopedic, CVA Patients. Responsible for carrying out goal-oriented treatments

established by the PT to facilitate maximum potential.

College Park Rehabilitation, Reliant Rehab – July 2014 – January 2016

Administers patient centered Physical Therapy treatment incorporating evidence-based practice and skilled techniques to achieve optimal functional outcomes. Administered manual therapeutic exercises to advance and maintain muscle function. Educated patients on the proper use of therapy equipment including parallel bars and standing frame and assistive devices.

PRN at various facilities: College Park Rehabilitation Center, Southern Nevada Medical & Rehabilitation Center,

Consonus/Marquis Skilled Nursing Facility, Premier Rehab, Spanish Hills Wellness Suits,

Royal Springs Rehabilitation, Trellis Centennial . Skilled Nursing Facilities. July 10 2014 – October 2019.

Provide treatment to patients consisting of various neurologic and psychiatric dysfunctions including Parkinson’s, CVA’s, Dementia. Performed geriatric low-level balance, gait, CVA’s, NDT, PNF. Excellent communication

with Therapist who valued, encouraged and implemented my treatment approaches. Works closely with

Respiratory Therapist’s to enable Ventilator Patients regain functional mobility.

Duties included but not limited to:

ØUnder supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist, administers Physical Therapy services for patients including infants, children, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics.

ØAdministers patient centered Physical Therapy treatment incorporating evidence-based practice and skilled techniques to achieve optimal functional outcomes.

ØEffectively observes, communicates and documents patient progress and response to treatment.

ØPlans, organizes and implements individualized therapeutic programs with patient/family, incorporating evidence based practice.

ØProvides education on Physical Therapy related subjects to patients, clients, caregivers, hospital personnel and the community.

ØAssisted Clinical Instructor to perform patients’ tests, measurements, and evaluations.

ØReport to physical therapist, patient progress/status to allow for updated goals and modifications of treatment program.

ØConversed regularly regarding patient cases with the doctor and physical therapists, social workers, nurses, family, and plan of care meetings.

ØConstant education and motivation of patients.

ØMonitored the effects of different types of treatments to attain maximum benefits for the patient.

ØAdministered manual therapeutic exercises to advance and maintain muscle function.

ØEducated patients on the proper use of therapy equipment including parallel bars and standing frame and assistive devices.

ØPerformed surface and deep soft tissue mobilization.

ØRecorded patients’ treatments, response times and development and assisted in updating with supervising therapist.

ØWork as a team player to contribute to the overall productivity of the team.

ØConsistently meet patient care productivity standards per position.

ØEnsure patient care documentation is timely, legible, and efficient.

ØEnsure notes are concise, pertinent and meet State and departmental documentation standards.

Summary of Qualifications

ØGraduated with an Associate’s Degree from the College of Southern Nevada (CSN) Physical Therapist Assistant.

ØUnderstanding of physical therapy principles, theory, methods and their application in an educational environment.

ØNumerous skills in providing an array of modality treatments.

ØAbility to prepare and maintain accurate records.

ØAbility to understand the role of therapy in the context of the patient's age, total needs perspective and environment.

Certification Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant license # A-0755

American Heart Association CPR/BLS/AED certification

References Available on Request.



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