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Professional Overview
To make a continual contribution to the profession of physical therapy with the aim of overall improvement of health in society. To look forward for an opportunity to share, contribute and serve to those who are in need of care. To achieve goals as a healthcare professional with well-designed and well-executed physical therapy programs by establishing excellent patient communication and delivering skilled care. To utilize clinical and educational experience at its best offering a challenging opportunity in the field of Physical therapy.

Certifications and Licenses
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Program conducted by American Heart Association in February 2017
  • Licensed Physical Therapist- Licensed in the state of Florida and North Carolina.
Education and Training
Doctor of Physical Therapy MARCH 2017 Loma Linda University, School of Allied Health Professions, Loma Linda University Loma Linda, California, USA G.P.A: 3.9
Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPTh) MAY 2015 Sancheti Institute College of Physiotherapy, Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (M.U.H.S) Nashik, Maharashtra, India G.P.A: 3.82
Work Experience
Physical Therapist 05/2017 to Current Kindred RehabCare Services Goldsboro, NC
  • Assessment, evaluation, re-evaluation, screening and rehabilitation of geriatric patients in a Skilled Nursing Facility to return patients to their highest/prior level of function with maximum independence.
  • Electronic medical documentation with designing Plan of Care for individualized patient care focusing on smart, realistic and reliable goals.
  • Teaching and Supervising PT students in a skilled nursing facility.
Teaching Assistant 09/2015 to 02/2016 School of Religion, Loma Linda University Loma Linda, CA
  • Assisted Dr.Richard Rice in academic tasks with reviewing lecture notes, grading course papers and quizzes, assisting and conducting lectures.
Laboratory Research Assistant 02/2016 to 04/2017 Clinical Molecular & Psychoneuroimmunology Laboratory, Loma Linda University Loma Linda, CA
  • Member of Dr.Lee Berk's research team.
  • Assistance in development and design of research protocol.
  • Assistance in data collection and data analysis on human subjects.
  • Experienced with manual EEG setup and monitoring on human subjects.
  • Experienced with C - reactive protein (CRP) analysis, HbA1C analysis and operating other equipments in the lab.
Career Accomplishments
  • Participated in a National Congress on Physiotherapy Research for Physiotherapy Students, SCIENTIFICA 2013 for a topic review of "Comparative study of abdominal core strength in belly dancers and non-belly dancers."
  • Participated and awarded with First position in a National Congress on Physiotherapy Research for Physiotherapy Students, SCIENTIFICA 2015 for paper presentation on "Fluctuations in Ankle Brachial Index with chronicity of hypertension."
  • Proficient with hands-on Manual therapy, Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation, Neurodevelopment Techniques.
  • Well equipped with gait assessment, movement analysis and strengthening exercises protocol.
  • Therapeutic management of outpatient, inpatient and intensive care unit.
  • Ability to make individualized patient-centered decisions along with having multi-disciplinary team approach.
  • Evaluate, diagnose and design plan of care for Vestibular Disorders like BPPV, UVH and BVH.
  • Proficient rehabilitation of spinal cord injury and amputation patients.
  • Examination and intervention for extremity and spine using manual therapy techniques, including joint and nerve mobilization and manipulation, therapeutic exercise.
  • Effective in implementation of treatment program consisting of soft tissue techniques for movement restriction due to soft tissue imbalance.
  • Knowledgeable in Home Health Therapy and OASIS documentation.
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Professional Summary
Effective EEG technician who adapts easily to changing environments and demands. Enthusiastic team player, deeply committed to delivering quality care. 
  • Neurology awareness
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Patient/family focused
  • EEG certified
  • Medical Assistant Certified
  • Wound care assistant
  • Patient-focused care
  • Trustworthy companion
  • Efficient and reliable team player
  • Committed team player
  • Adaptable
  • Qualified daily living activity assistant
Work History
Nurse Technician ( TELEMETRY ), 08/2015 to Current
New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital Brooklyn NY
  • Record patient vital signs and report any changes in their condition.
  • Perform EKG
  • Drawing blood from patients in preparation for medical testing.
  • Assisted nurses with wound care for pressure ulcers, bed sores, and surgical site wounds
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams.
  • Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.
  • Measured urine and delivered specimens to lab.
  • Assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring
EEG technician, 02/2017 to Current
G TECH1 LLC Queens , NY
  • Prepare, operate and maintain electroencephalograph machine.
  • Obtain medical histories of patients neurological disorder 
  • Perform routine and video EEG 
  • Troubleshooting 
Language translator, 05/2016 to Current
The BigWord Interpreting Service New York, Ny
  • Interpreters and translators typically 
  • Relay the style and tone of the original language
  • Speak, read, and write fluently in at least two language
EEG technician, Current
Neuro Diagns Techs LLC Hempstead NY
  • Prepare , operate and maintain electroencephalograph machine.
  • Obtain medical histories of patients neurological disorder 
  • Perform routine and video EEG 
Physical Therapist Aide, 01/2015 to 05/2015
Perry Physical Medicine & Rehab Deer Park NY
  • Monitored and recorded patient progress in response to therapy.
  • Massage Patient Treated each patient according to a written plan of care.
  • Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.
  • Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse.
  • Assisted patients with crutch walking.
  • Provided a comforting and soothing environment.
Shift Manager, 03/2013 to 12/2014
Dunkin Donuts Forest Hill NY
  • Maintained updated knowledge of all menu items.
  • Scheduled weekly inventory pickups and deliveries with vendors.
  • Restocked inventory ever month and reviewed cash operation data to verify proper replenishment.
  • Assisted customers with food selection, inquiries and order customization requests.
  • Maintained cleanliness and presentation of stock room and production floor.
  • Greeted customers entering the store to ascertain what each customer wanted or needed.
Electroencephalograph Certification: 2017
Neuro Diagnos Techs - 369 Hempstead NY

Manhattan Institute - Manhattan, NY
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Professional Summary
Highly motivated, passionate entry-level physical therapist seeking the opportunity to build clinical portfolio in the acute care setting. Seeks to be part of a system that maintains high standards of patient care, a team oriented and evidenced-based environment with opportunities for structured mentorship and career development
Doctorate of Physical Therapy : 2017
University of the Incarnate Word - San Antonio, Texas

Bachelor of Science: Kinesiology, 2013
Texas A&M University - College Station, Texas
  • Integration of Evidence Based Practice
  • Detail oriented, patient-centered care
  • Empathetic, compassionate approach
  • Collaborative team player
  • Experienced clinical reasoning in managing complex patients
  • Motivated to expand specialty skills
  • Proficient case and time management
  • Proficient with MethOD and EPIC EMR systems
  • Flexible in managing a variety of patient populations
  • Bilingual (Hindi)
Clinical Experience
Student Physical Therapist , 01/2017 to 04/2017
Houston Methodist Hospital Houston, Texas
  • Setting: Acute Care
  • Practiced under the supervision of fellowship trained critical care specialized physical therapist , evaluating and treating patients with multiple conditions and extensive medical histories
  • Independently delivered high volume caseloads
  • Primary focus on cardiopulmonary with ICU experience with exposure to LVADs
  • Exposed to ventilators on IMU floor 
  • Observed and practiced wound care in acute care setting
  • Supervised physical therapy assistants and technicians in handling of patient care
  • Actively engaged in weekly fellowship/resident lectures to review and build skills in the acute care setting

Student Physical Therapist , 08/2016 to 12/2016
Houston Methodist Hospital Houston, Texas
  • Setting: Outpatient Orthopedics
  • Developed personalized treatment plans based on evaluation for patient's with a variety of orthopedic conditions
  • Primary focus on sports medicine
  • Actively engaged in evidence based practice by participating in monthly journal club

Student Physical Therapist , 05/2016 to 07/2016
Houston Methodist Hospital Sugarland, Texas
  • Setting: Acute care
  • Developed individualized plan of care and set short term goals for patients post stroke, traumatic brain injury and individuals with Parkinson's disease
  • Participated in and assisted in Joint Club; mobilizing and exercising patient's post joint replacement surgery
  • Primary focus on the geriatric population
Student Physical Therapist , 07/2015 to 08/2015
Memorial Hermann Hospital Katy, Texas
  • Setting: Outpatient Orthopedics
  • Practiced under the supervision of fellowship trained and orthopedic specialized physical therapist, evaluating and treating patients with a variety of orthopedic conditions
  • Actively engaged in weekly student modules to review and build skills in manual therapy
  • Instructed patients in one-on-one patient centered aquatic therapy
  • Primary focus on the geriatric population
The Effects of Yoga as an Alternative Therapy for Treating Low Back Pain during Pregnancy- Original Research, Principle Author, Lead Researcher
Certifications and Professional Memberships
  • CPR certified through American Heart Association (December 2016 - December 2018; ID: 0Z7KIV)
  • American Physical Therapy Association Member(August 2014 - Present)
  • Texas Physical Therapy Association Member (August 2014 - Present)
Community and Volunteer Involovment
  • San Antonio Food Bank Sorting and Packing (August 2014 - January 2015)
  • Children's Association for Maximum Potential (August 2014 - July 2016)
  • Kinetic Kids (January 2015 - July 2016)
  • Morgan's Wonderland (January 2015 - July 2016)
  • UIW Community Clinic (January 2016 - July 2016)
  • Catholic Charities (August 2014 - July 2016)
  • Roberto Sandoval, PT, PhD
  • Marcille Baumgartner, PT
  • Lauren Lipson, PT DPT
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Professional Summary
Enthusiastic Physical Therapist Assistantdedicated to achieving superior patient outcomes

Consistent involvement with multidisciplinary case-management teams on a daily basis

Four years of experience in skilled nursing caresetting, treating a variety of diagnoses including cardiovascular, neurological, orthopedic, stroke, Parkinson\'s,whilefollowing a plan of care and implementing treatment protocols efficiently to successfully returnpatients to their prior levelof function at discharge
Communicate closely with family members to facilitate the best possible treatment andoutcomes for my patients

Work History
09/2012 to Current
Physical Therapist Assistant Rehabcare Hamilton, Ohio
  • Treat a wide range of conditions, including chronic and acute pain, orthopedic injuries/replacements, arthritis, Parkinson\'s, and stroke.

  • Monitor and record patient progress in response to therapy.

  • Educate patients and family members regarding diagnosis, injury prevention and therapeutic treatments.

  • Plan and administer a range of treatments and therapeutic exercise programs involving active and passive ranges of motion and muscle reeducation.

  • Teach patients uses of wheelchairs, braces, canes, crutches and prosthetic devices.

  • Test and measure patients\' strength, motor development and function, sensory perception, functional capacity and respiratory and circulatory efficiency.

  • Consistently exhibit courtesy, compassion and respect to patients, families, caregivers, visitors, physicians, administrators and co-workers.

  • Interpret results and propose intervention plans, including short and long-range goals, frequency and duration.

  • Collaborate closely with other healthcare providers.
Associate of Science : Physical Therapy Assistant
Sinclair Community College - Dayton, Ohio
  • Focused on skilled care and outpatient follow-up for geriatric population
  • Provide effective communication with interdisciplinary team to facilitate excellent patient-centered care and progress patient to meet long and short term goals
  • Proficient with utilization and implementation of electrical stimulation, ultrasound, STM as well as DME
  • Administer variety of treatments for multiple diagnoses in skilled care and outpatient setting while maintaining productivity standards
  • Experience with Casamba documentation
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Professional Summary
Caring [job title] with strong interpersonal skills and proficiency in patient assessment, time management and therapy-program design and execution. Enthusiastic [Job title] dedicated to achieving superior patient outcomes while participating as a member of a multidisciplinary case-management team. Analytical and thorough [job title] with proven ability to treat patients from birth to adulthood.
  • Time Management Proficiency
  • Outpatient Therapy
  • Pediatric Therapy
  • Acute Rehabilitation Background
  • Enthusiastic Team Player
  • Self Motivated and Accountability
  • Organized and Detail Oriented
  • Ability to multitask while maintaining standards of care
Work History
Physical Therapist Student, 08/2016 to 09/2016
Tri Star Skyline Hospital Outpatient Rehab 3441 Dickerson Pike
  • Provided Treatments in a safe and effective manner
  • Treated
  • Saw
  • Time Management
  • Documentation
  • SKills

Physical Therapist Assistant Student, 01/2017 to 02/2017
Select Physical Therapy 2009 Memorial Blvd, Springfield, TN 37172
  • Outpatient Ortho
  • HEP
  • Progression THer Ex
  • Manual

Physical Therapist Asssitant Student, 02/2017 to 03/2017
Advanced Therapy Solutions 851 Professional Park Dr, Clarksville, TN 37040
  • Planned and administered a range of treatments and therapeutic exercise programs involving active and passive ranges of motion and muscle reeducation.
  • Tested and measured patients' strength, motor development and function, sensory perception, functional capacity and respiratory and circulatory efficiency.
  • Diligently observed patient safety, risk management and infection control policies and procedures at all times.
  • Consistently exhibited courtesy, compassion and respect to patients, families, caregivers, visitors, physicians, administrators and co-workers.
  • Collaborated closely with other healthcare providers.
  • Treated each patient according to a written plan of care to meet predetermined goals.
  • Established positive rapport with patients.
  • Monitored and recorded patient progress in response to therapy.
  • Evaluated and treated a wide range of conditions, including chronic and acute pain, disc prolapse, whiplash, dislocations, arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's, stroke and neuropathies.

Associate of Science: Physical Therapist Assistant, 2017
Daymar College - 2691 Trenton Rd, Clarksville, TN 37040
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Expert in the areas of transitions in care, care coordination, post-acute care, and home health care.  Extensive experience in leadership, program development, marketing, strategic partnerships, mentoring, and education. Passionate and enthusiastic hands-on thought-leader and mentor in the evolution and successful implementation of value-based care programs. Experience in change management and interdisciplinary collaboration throughout care continuum.
Skill Highlights
  • Industry Leader in Post-Acute Care
  • Physical Therapist in Every Major Care Setting, Adults and Pediatrics
  • Speaker and Panelist on Care Coordination and Writer for Journal of Care Management
  • Case Management/Care Coordination through Care Continuum
  • Health Care Marketing
  • Program Developer 
  • Strategic Partner Development
Valley Health System Population Health Department Ridgewood, NJ Post-Acute Care Navigator 06/2016 to Current

Maximize the quality of care and anticipate short and long term patient needs while simultaneously reducing overall health system spend per episode and/or per patient per month in the setting of value-based care initiatives.

  • Seminal role in establishing and developing this position to achieve the goals of the Population Health Department and the Bundle Program
  • Facilitate communication between providers and collaboration with patients, caregivers, and partners to maximize care and improve outcomes at each level of care by written and verbal hand-offs and in-person meetings with facility staff, patients, and families as well as communication with members of the hospital team
  • Educate employees and providers of hospital, post-acute facilities, home care agencies on value-based care, including Accountable Care Organizations and Bundled Payment programs
  • Collaborate with Extensivist physicians to provide specialty geriatric, physiatry, and palliative care in skilled nursing facilities for transitional care patients in value-based care programs
  • Developed and implemented written hand-offs to facilities and for facilities to communicate with us regularly
  • Educate on and create buy-in for appropriate LOS, early care planning and education, and skilled vs. custodial care for optimal achievement of patient and family goals and appropriate cost-containment
  • Extensive working knowledge of Medicare guidelines and reimbursement restrictions at all levels of care
  • Average LOS for high-risk ACO patients at closest partnering post-acute facilities to 13-14 days, 30 day hospital readmissions for same population between 7.5-8 percent.
  • Through Bundle committee participation and post-acute care management responsibilities, significant role in achieving profit from the onset.
Valley Home Care and Hospice, Inc. Paramus, NJ Home Care Coordinator 01/2012 to 06/2016
Represented Valley Home Care as a clinical liaison in the community and as an essential partner between post-acute and assisted living facilities, physicians, home health aide agencies and home care.  
  • Increased market share by over 25% and grew relationships with facilities 
  • Developed strategic partnerships with high quality post-acute facilities, assisted living facilities, and home health aide agencies
  • Encouraged and supported facilities to develop and grow expertise in caring for patients with chronic diseases
  • Worked with patients, families, and facilities to improve transitional care to reduce readmissions to acute care and improve ability to age in place
  • Assessed patients for hospice appropriateness and communicated with hospice nurses to facilitate prompt admissions 
  • Evaluated for skilled home health care needs such as nursing, PT, OT, ST, social work, RD, IV nursing, CHF specialty care
  • Trained skilled nursing facility staff on early discharge/transitional care planning and education
Regency Gardens/Prime Rehabilitation Wayne, NJ Director of Rehabilitation 06/2011 to 10/2011 Led team of 7 PT's, OTs, and per diem STs.  Managed the rehabilitation department staff and collaborated with MDS and all department heads. Provided onsite training on proficient management of total joint replacement patients and transitional care planning for outpatient or home care.
Valley Home Care and Hospice, Inc. Paramus, NJ Physical Therapist 06/2001 to 12/2011
Provided home health physical therapy to adult patients in Bergen and Passaic Counties (full-time, part-time, and per-diem over years of employment).
  • Created, developed, and implemented new position of Admission Specialist for referrals made without nursing.
  • Integral member of Service Recovery committee
  • Created, planned, and assisted in the marketing of "Rapid Rehab" program in 2003, renamed "Steps Ahead" in 2012.  This program facilitated the transition of patients to home health instead of subacute or acute rehab after total joint replacement surgery.  Performed cost/benefit analysis to support initiative
  • Co-created and developed marketing materials for Valley Extended Care, a private services branch of Valley Home Care
  • In 2001-2002, developed and performed peer field review in collaboration with Manager of Rehabilitation.  Assisted in creation of new on-boardingprocedures  of new therapists
  • Taught Rehab portion of CHHA course
  • Covered for Rehab Manager for a team of over 70 therapists
  • Annual presenter at Carrier Frontiers program
  • Rehab member of the Quality Analysis and Performance Improvement Committee
  • Case Managed rehab patient as needed
Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation Saddle Brook, North Bergen, NJ Physical Therapist 05/1998 to 06/2001

Member of world-renowned cohesive and collaborative team of health care providers.  

  • Treated in inpatient rehab, outpatient rehab, and opened successful sports medicine branch in North Bergen with another physical therapist and occupational therapist.  
  • Developed specialties in amputees and vestibular rehab
  • Assisted in development and growth of post-rehab fitness center at Saddle Brook campus
  • Supervised volunteer program 1
Education and Training
Master of Physical Therapy: Physical Therapy 1998 University of Scranton, Scranton, PA, USA
Bachelor of Science: Clinical Sciences 1997 University of Scranton, Scranton, PA, USA
Certificate: Health Education 2006 William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ, USA
Speaking Engagements
  • World Congress 8th Annual Conference on Care Coordination and Transitions, Atlanta Georgia, January 2017; co-located with ACO and Bundle Payment Model Conference.  "Alternative Payment Models Drive Change:  The Evolution of Care Coordination and Case Management in Transitional and Post-Acute Care.
  • Panel Speaker at Zimmet Healthcare's Annual Skilled Nursing Facility Conference, August 2017 in Atlantic City, NJ.  Topic:  The Future of SNF/Post-Acute Care
  • Co-Presenter with Toni Modak, BSN, ICM, PCC, Director of Population Health for The Valley Health System:  Organization of Nurse Leadership, March 21, 2017.  "Partnering Across the Continuum of Care--Community Partnerships Supporting Population Health."
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Professional Profile
Licensed physical therapist with over 25 years experience in home care.  Provided therapy services to a largely geriatric population but also to pediatric and adult patients.  Experience in assisted living and nursing home locations as well as private residences.  Strong clinical and people skills.
Skill Highlights
  • Excellent assessment skills for a variety of diagnoses. 
  • Gentle and skilled with therapy procedures.
  • Geriatrics experience.
  • Home adaptation, assistance with acquisition and use of equipment.
  • End of life care, comfort care.
  • Communication with other providers.
  • Proficient with electronic medical record keeping.
  • Supervision of physical therapist assistants, home health aides.
  • Excellent time management skills.
Medical Transcriptionist/Editor Sep 2006 to Current
Boston Children's Hospital Boston, MA Transcription of dictated office notes for electronic medical record keeping.  Editing of computer generated notes per voice recognition for electronic medical record keeping. 
Consulting Physical Therapist Apr 2006 to Feb 2009
ABC Home Care Wakefield, MA
Hired to provide private PT services to one patient with the goal of transitioning from a long term nursing home stay, back to her own residence. Evaluated the patient, set up a progressive physical therapy program and carried it out twice a week in the nursing home.  Also assessed the patient's home and assisted in the acquisition of equipment and adaptations to the home in order for her to return safely.  Once I determined that the patient was able to return home, I continued to provide physical therapy services, ongoing instructions to caregivers and continued assistance with all equipment needs to achieve the goal of remaining at home until her death two and a half years later. 
Staff Physical Therapist Mar 1987 to Jan 2009
Greater Medford VNA Medford, MA Created individualized home exercise programs to improve health and wellness. Routinely performed diagnostic and prognostic exams to evaluate muscle, nerve, joint and functional abilities. Earned repeated commendations from supervisor and patients for providing high-quality, compassionate care. Identified and properly documented patient goals, evaluated progress and planned reevaluation. Regularly evaluated effects of treatment and adjusted to achieve maximum benefit. Compassionately assisted patients with debilitating conditions such as back pain, arthritis, fractures, head injuries, strokes and other neurologic disorders. Maintained up-to-date knowledge of Medicare and other reimbursement regulations. Provided the highest quality of care to patients and their families.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science, Physical Therapy 1982 Northeastern University Boston, MA Graduated with high honors