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Detail-oriented Physical Therapy Assistant with extensive experience in several medical settings while providing quality individualized programs for patients. Demonstrated history of interpreting physician’s orders and guiding patients throughout treatment while complying with all safety guidelines. Proven ability to execute healthcare best practices while providing compassionate care to meet patients’ needs. Maintains responsibility for own professional development through active participation in continuing education programs. Proficient in various electronic medical records systems (EMRs), as well as Optima, Homecare Homebase, McKesson, and Rehab Optima.
Patient-Centered Care Emotional Intelligence Caseload Management Acute Rehabilitation Individualized Treatment Plans Patient Satisfaction Ambulatory Dysfunction Skilled Nursing Facilities Home Health Care Confidentiality Reporting & Documentation Geriatrics Patient Needs Vital Signs Scheduling Appointments Body Mechanics Patient Safety HIPAA Regulations Cardiac & Respiratory Problems
●Established friendly rapport with patients, reviewed patient medical history, and updated electronic medical records accordingly.
●Conducted patient evaluations by taking vital signs, assessing their needs, and determining attainable goals.
●Explained therapeutic exercises, including breathing exercises and strength training programs. Assisted patients in all aspects of treatment to ensure safety and modified therapy exercises as needed.
●Collaborated with physicians regarding adverse effects and responses to individualized prescribed physical therapy program.
●Efficiently prioritized workload to optimize patient flow.
●Sterilized and maintained all equipment to ensure proper functioning and overall safety.
●Ensured compliance to HIPAA regulations by maintaining patient confidentiality at all times.
Physical Therapist Assistant, Amedisys, Gastonia, NC Oct 2019 – Present
Physical Therapist Assistant, Encompass Care, Fairview, PA 2011 – Present
Physical Therapist Assistant, St. Vincent Health Center, Erie, PA Jan 2011 – Sep 2011
Physical Therapist Assistant, Millcreek Community Hospital, Erie, PA Jan 2009 – Jan 2011
Physical Therapy Technician, Health South Rehabilitation Hospital, Erie, PA Jan 2008 – Jan 2009
Phlebotomist, Associated Clinical Labs / Quest Diagnostics, Erie, PA Jan 1991 – Jan 2008
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
Associate of Science in Physical Therapy Assistant Program, Mercyhurst College, North East, PA
Licensed in Indirect Supervision in PA, SC, NC, and VA