PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANT
Experience in home health, bedside Level 1 trauma hospital, long-term acute hospital and inpatient rehabilitation facility. After 25 years of corporate sales, shifted direction into Physical Therapy so that I can help people regain their physical functionality and make a positive impact on their lives. Engaging, high-energy personality with a unique blend of exceptional professional customer service, ability to multi-task and work in a team environment.
NHRMC HOME CARE, Rocky Point, NC PTA, Full time May 2019 – Present
Home health experience in a large 3 county area in orthopedic, geriatric, neurological, cardiac impairments and generalized weakness. Treatments include therapeutic exercise, functional activities, gait, stairs, transfers, home safety education, caregiver education and home exercise program. Experience with medication reconciliation and wound care.
WELLSTAR ATLANTA MEDICAL, Atlanta, GA PTA, PRN Jul 2018 – April 2019
Level 1 acute, inpatient hospital with bedside experience in trauma, general surgery, orthopedic and neurological impairments providing patient-centered treatments. Treatments included transfer, gait, stair, assistive device, home safety education for patients and caregivers to achieve goals. Extensive interaction with nursing, doctors, case managers for discharge planning.
SELECT MEDICAL, Atlanta, GA PTA, PRN Aug 2018 – April 2019
Long-term acute hospital with beside experience in ventilators, tracheostomy, high-flow oxygen and feeding tubes.
MANORCARE, Decatur, GA PTA, PRN Jun 2018 – April 2019
Subacute inpatient rehabilitation hospital serving neurological and orthopedic clients
PTA CLINICAL EXPERIENCE:
ManorCare, Decatur, GA Feb 2018 – Mar 2018
Sub-acute rehabilitation facility with orthopedic, neurological and geriatric impairments
First Step Physical Therapy, Roswell, GA Jan 2018 – Jan 2018
Out-patient clinic with an emphasis on neurological impairments
Developmental and Rehabilitative Services, Stone Mountain, GA Aug 2017 – Sep 2017
Out-patient clinic with an emphasis on orthopedic impairments
DAVID’S BRIDAL, Kennesaw, GA Customer Service Representative Aug 2015-Jun 2018
Provide customer assistance for ordering bridal and bridal party dresses. Perform merchandise receiving for customer orders and assist with customer service issues requiring escalation.
TRIMBLE, Sunnyvale, CA Client Enterprise Executive 2013-2015
GPS tracking company with an emphasis on tracking, monitoring and reporting for fleet vehicles for driver accountability, safety and vehicle health.
VOX MOBILE, Cleveland, OH Account Executive 2012-2013
Mobility managed services company which specializes in mobile technology management, mobile strategy design, mobility security and wireless expense management for the global enterprise.
ACTIVE NETWORK, San Diego, CA Account Executive 2011-2012
Event management solution for large, complex conferences. Publicly traded (NYSE:ACTV) company representing the Business Solutions division.
AGENTEK, Alpharetta, GA Sr. Account Executive 2009-2011
Privately-held mobile technology company for field service technicians and operations. Hired by former CEO who was a SVP of SupportSoft during my tenure.
AIRDEFENSE, Alpharetta, GA Regional Sales Manager 2007-2008
Privately-held software company providing security for wireless networks utilizing resellers and partners. Hired by CEO who was the President of Jacada during my six-year tenure.
EDUCATION / LICENSURE
Interventions for Older Adults in Post-Acute Settings
NC Physical Therapy Assistant, Lic #A6864
GA Physical Therapy Assistant, Lic #PTA004018
American Heart Association Basic Life Support Certified
AS, Physical Therapy Assistant, May 2018
Atlanta Technical College, Atlanta, GA
BS, Computer Science, 1989
LeMoyne College, Syracuse, NY