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Physical Therapist Assistant

Location:
Houston, TX
Posted:
February 24, 2020

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Paz Adelle Potato, PTA

REFERENCES FURNISHED UPON REQUEST

409-***-**** adbx7w@r.postjobfree.com

Looking for a Physical Therapist Assistant position that will utilize the specialized skills and knowledge gained in many years of experience. Dedicated to further developing my knowledge and involvement with all aspects of rehabilitation and continuum of care for the community. SKILLS

• Patient Care & Safety Transfers

• Interpersonal Skills

• Vital Signs & Patient Monitoring

• Instructing safe DME use to patients

• Privacy / HIPAA Regulations

• Measuring ROM and MMT

• Recommending Treatment

Modifications

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Houston Methodist Hospital Baytown, TX October 2019 - December 2019 Physical Therapist Assistant Acute Care Internship

• Instruct and modify treatment in accordance to patient presentation

• Coordinate patient care with interdisciplinary team and other healthcare professionals

• Implement standard wound care application

• Familiarize and execute documentation requirements through EpicCare

• Operate various physical therapy treatments and modalities: transfer training, gait training, muscle strengthening techniques, patient and family training, assistive device training and modifications

• Assess patient vitals to establish safe treatment parameters within each session

• Present body weight supported gait training inservice Texas Orthopedic Hospital Houston, TX July 2019 - August 2019 Physical Therapist Assistant Orthopedic Internship

• Demonstrate, instruct and modify treatment in accordance to patient conditions

• Familiarize and implementation of facility documentation requirements

• Operate various physical therapy treatments and modalities: TENS, FES, laser, K-taping, joint mobilization

(land and aquatics), massage, MWM, gait training, muscle strengthening techniques

• Assessment of patient progress to document baseline patient capabilities at each session

• Implement Evidence Based Research treatments using OPTIM Treatment Paradigm Approach

• Case study presentation: “Bilateral Femoral Limb Lengthening Post-Op Treatment” Memorial Hermann Hospital SM&R. Bellaire, TX April 2019 - May 2019 Physical Therapist Assistant Orthopedic Internship

• Demonstrate, instruct and revise treatment in accordance to patient conditions

• Implement various physical therapy treatments and modalities: TENS, FES, K-taping, hip and spine mobilization, manual massage, MWM, gait training, muscle strengthening techniques

• Assessment of patient spinal alignment to determine treatment progression and required modifications of home exercise program

TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital The Woodlands, TX November 2015 - Present Rehabilitation Therapy Technician II

• Assist Physical and Occupational Therapist in an Inpatient and Outpatient Neurology setting

• Administers treatments or procedures as delegated by therapist and directly supervised by therapist and/or therapist assistant

• Assist with the Medical Records team in the retrieval of delinquent unsigned plan of cares and evaluations

• Actively completing tasks in accordance to CARF and Joint Commission regulations Paz Adelle Potato, PTA

REFERENCES FURNISHED UPON REQUEST

TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital The Woodlands, TX July 2016 - May 2017 DME Coordinator

• Prioritize patient care and work autonomously on active projects or task

• Demonstrate effective time management skills. Executing Tech, DME Wheelchair Clinic and clerical tasks interchangeable throughout the day

• Possess the ability and skills set to interact with other clinical and nonclinical roles alongside patients and their families

• Performs routine wheelchair modifications and obtain needed equipment for wheelchair assessments

• Assist with the establishment and program development of the wheelchair clinic EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

PIMA Medical Institute, Houston, TX

A.S. Physical Therapist Assistant, December 2019

University of Houston

B.S. in Kinesiology Exercise Science, December 2014 American Heart Association

Basic Life Support (CPR and AED) Certification, June 2019-2021 LICENSES

Texas State Physical Therapist Assistant (2020)



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