ALISHA PATTERSON, PTA
Dedicated Physical Therapist Assistant with clinical
experience treating adult and geriatric patients in both inpatient and outpatient orthopedic settings. Driven to deliver quality care and promote health and function with exceptional patient outcomes as a key member of a
rehabilitation team. Collaborative and motivated team player with superior work ethic and interpersonal abilities. Career Objective
14542 Angus Rd Polk City, FL, 33868
Associate of Science, Physical
Therapist Assistant Physical
Therapy (Aug 2019)
Skilled with therapy procedures
Proficient with documentation
Strong computer skills
Dependable and organized
Time management and multi-
Empathetic with patients
Current FL PTA license
Current American Heart
Association BLS (CPR and AED)
Sonas Home Health Care, Winter Haven, FL
Apr 2014 - Present
Care for patient (uncle) by changing bed linens, washing and ironing laundry, cleaning, or assisting with his personal care.
Maintain records of patient care, condition, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager.
Administer prescribed oral medications, under the written direction of physician or as directed by home care nurse or aide, and ensure patients take their medicine.
Plan, purchase, prepare, or serve meals to patients or other family members, according to prescribed diets.
Accompany clients to doctors' offices or on other trips outside the home, providing transportation, assistance, and companionship.
Highlands Lake Center, Lakeland, Florida
Jul 2019 - Aug 2019
SNF Inpatient: cardiopulmonary physical therapy, functional training, mobility training, transfers, positioning, strength and balance training, gait training with/without assistive devices, proper use of prosthesis/orthosis. Diagnosis included CVA, MI, COPD, general weakness, fractures due to falls, amputations, burns. "Optima" documentation system.
Heart of Florida outpatient, Davenport, Florida
May 2019 - Jun 2019
Orthopedic outpatient rehabilitation for post op joint shoulder, hip, knee replacement surgeries; ACL, Meniscus and RTC repairs; adhesive capsulitis, RTC tendinopathy, bicipital tendinitis, lateral epicondylitis, low back pain, neck pain, plantar fasciitis, CVA, PD, sciatica and other musculoskeletal and neurological pathologies. "Redoc" documentation system.
Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center, Lakeland, FL Jul 2012 - May 2013
Answer patient call signals, signal lights, bells, or intercom systems to determine patients' needs.
Assist nurses or physicians in the operation of medical equipment or provision of patient care.
• Change bed linens or make beds.
Clean and sanitize patient rooms, bathrooms, examination rooms, or other patient areas.
Document or otherwise report observations of patient behavior, complaints, or physical symptoms to nurses.
• Feed patients or assist patients to eat or drink. Measure and record food and liquid intake or urinary and fecal output, reporting changes to medical or nursing staff.
Observe or examine patients to detect symptoms that may require medical attention, such as bruises, open wounds, or blood in urine.
Provide physical support to assist patients to perform daily living activities, such as getting out of bed, bathing, dressing, using the toilet, standing, walking, or exercising.
Record vital signs, such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate, as directed by medical or nursing staff.
Review patients' dietary restrictions, food allergies, and preferences to ensure patient receives appropriate diet.
Undress, wash, and dress patients who are unable to do so for themselves.
• Turn or reposition bedridden patients.
Valencia Hills Health and Rehab, Lakeland, FL
Jan 2012 - Jul 2012
Yulia Barron, PTA, Advent Health
813-***-**** - n/a - Colleague
Janis Brown, PTA, Highlands Lake Center
863-***-**** - n/a - Clinical Instructor
Kelsey Ledford, Physical Therapist, Select Physical Therapy
417-***-**** - firstname.lastname@example.org - College Professor