SUMMARY I am a highly passionate health care provider with strong interest in evidence based practice, patient empowerment, and health care reform. I pride myself on effective leadership via meaningful communication, perspective and empathy. Seeking to add value to a growing organization with aligned interests seeking forward-thinking leaders in the health care landscape.
WORK EXPERIENCE LIBERATED REHABILITATION PLLC, Arizona
Owner/ Physical Therapist, May 2020- Present
- Active, treating physical therapist in a mobile model with care being given in the location of convenience to the patient (typically a home setting) and/or via telemedicine. High degree of focus on patient education and enhancing self-efficacy for transition from rehabilitation to fitness programs, health promotion.
-Involved in all aspects of management of this business, including financial viability, strategic growth and scalability.
EMPOWER PHYSICAL THERAPY, Scottsdale, Arizona
Clinic Director, December 2018-April 2020
-In addition to maintaining a full caseload of patient care, responsibilities included management of clinical and assistive staff, tracking and addressing key clinic metrics including P&L analysis, building relationships with local providers, businesses, and communities for maintenance/growth of clinic volume.
MONTECITO POST ACUTE CARE, Mesa, Arizona
PRN Physical therapist, January 2019-Present
-Weekend physical therapist on an as needed basis for this skilled nursing facility.
-Primary tasks involve evaluation and plan of care creation for new admissions during weekends when staff therapists are not present. Requires efficient evaluation techniques and quality communication to facilitate continuity of care with other disciplines as well as regular staff for high quality patient care.
PHYSICIANS PHYSICAL THERAPY/IHPT, Phoenix, Arizona
Physical Therapist, October 2018-December 2018 (company became EMPOWER)
-Responsible for the thorough evaluation of patients, designing and carrying out individualized programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve, or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain, and prevent physical dysfunction in patients with a broad range of health statuses.
-Responsible for supervision and task delegation to assistive personnel as appropriate.
PAIN STOP CLINICS, Phoenix, Arizona
Director of Physical Therapy, Oct 2017 – Sept 2018
-Responsible for the thorough evaluation of patients, designing and carrying out individualized programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve, or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain, and prevent physical dysfunction in patients. Significant emphasis on modern pain science, healthy beliefs and behaviors of the chronic pain patient. -This was a multi-disciplinary model dealing with a large proportion of chronic pain patients alongside chiropractors, physician assistants, and pain management physicians.
-In addition to being a full-time provider of skilled physical therapy, responsibilities included oversight of the physical medicine department for our 7 corporate locations. This included building and expanding upon symbiotic relationships between the various branches of health care in each clinic, developing appropriate and ethical billing practices and treatment principles throughout.
-Responsible for development and expansion of the physical therapy team, including hiring of therapists and assistive staff as needed for each clinic.
JN PHYSIO CONSULTING, LLC, Phoenix, Arizona
Owner/ Consultant, Jun 2017 – Oct 2017
-As a physiotherapy consultant, I worked to educate health care providers and other members of the health care industry on modern, evidence-based physical rehabilitation principles including examination and treatment. This also included proper documentation and billing of these principles for implementation primarily into pain management practices.
EDUCATION NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY, Flagstaff, Arizona
Doctor of Physical Therapy, May 2017
-Graduated with honors.Strong interest in orthopedics and pain science.
ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY, Phoenix, Arizona
Bachelor of Science- Kinesiology, May 2014
- Graduated summa cum laude with 3.83 GPA.
-Active, unrestricted AZ physical therapy license
-CPR/ BLS Certification
-Arizona Department of Public Safety fingerprint clearance card
-Very strong communication and patient education skills.
-Recent experience working with a variety of health care professions to improve patient care and outcomes.
-Competent working with multiple electronic medical record systems for effective and efficient documentation.
-Management and marketing experience with multiple locations.
REFERENCES -AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST