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Work History
Physical Therapy Assistant 02/2000 to Current
Amitycare Home Healthcare Circleville, Ohio
  • Managed a high-volume caseload and organized the daily schedules of Physical Therapy Assistants and patients.
  • Taught patients uses of wheelchairs, braces, canes, crutches and prosthetic devices.
  • Delivered home care physical therapy to homebound patients.
  • Conducted precise assessments of patient condition and functional abilities.
  • Educated patients and family members regarding diagnosis, injury prevention and therapeutic treatments.
Physical therapy assistant 02/1990 to 02/2000
Berger Hospital Circleville, Ohio
  • Treated each patient according to a written plan of care to meet predetermined goals.
  • Tested and measured patients' strength, motor development and function, sensory perception, functional capacity and respiratory and circulatory efficiency.
  • Taught patients how to live within the limits of their capabilities and celebrated their successes.
  • Monitored and recorded patient progress in response to therapy.
Education
PTA: Physical Therapy Ohio State University - Columbus, Ohio
Associate of Applied Science: PTA is a physical therapy assistant 2000 Hocking College - Nelsonville, Ohio
Skills

  • Strong Communication, I clearly convey instructions to patients, such as how to do certain exercises. I also speak with the patients and their families about what to do after treatment.
  • Compassionate, I empathize with patients and I try to understand how the patient is feeling, and use that information to decide how to motivate that patient best (and, often, the patient's family).
  • Multitasking, I typically assist with many patients at one time and I am able to prioritize my duties. 

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Summary
Talented Receptionist driven to improve productivity and customer relations with attention to detail and a professional demeanor. 
Skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Scheduling
  • Multitasking ability
  • Fast typer
  • Flexible
  • Professional appearance
  • Data entry
  • Shipping and receiving
  • Detail-oriented
  • Scheduling
  • Multitasking ability
  • Fast typer
  • Bi-lingual
  • Flexible
  • Professional appearance
  • Data Entry
  • Shipping and receiving
Work Experience
Personal Caregiver
March 2017 to January 2018
Great Lakes Home Health Merrillville, IN


  • Planned, prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets.
  • Provided transportation, assistance and companionship to clients.
  • Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming.
  • Completed and submitted clinical documentation in accordance with agency guidelines.
  • Tended to patient with kidney failure and HIV.
  • Documented resident records on daily flow sheets.






Personal Caregiver
March 2017 to January 2018
Great Lakes Home Health Merrillville, IN


  • Planned, prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets.
  • Provided transportation, assistance and companionship to clients.
  • Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming.
  • Completed and submitted clinical documentation in accordance with agency guidelines.
  • Documented resident records on daily flow sheets.
  • Managed clients accounts and finances.









Physical Therapy Assistant
September 2015 to May 2016
Redeemed Home Health Merrillville, IN


  • Added notes on patients into case histories in the computer system.
  • Called upon physicians to give updates on patient care.
  • Scheduled patient appointments in the most effective manner, ensured received high-quality care.
  • Ensured HIPAA rules and regulations were carefully followed.
  • Answered patient questions promptly through email, phone and in person.
  • Called insurance to verify benefits and eligibility.




Preschool Teacher
August 2014 to October 2016
Laurel Day Care & Kindergarten Academy Merrillville, IN
  • Created and implemented developmentally-appropriate curriculum that addressed all learning styles.
  • Established a safe play environment for the children.
  • Distributed quarterly educational assessments, similar to report cards, to each parent.
  • Encouraged children to be understanding of others.
  • Supervised children on field trips to local parks.
  • Maintained a child-friendly environment with access to outdoor activities.
  • Developed professional relationships with parents, teachers, directors and students.






Physical Therapy Assistant
September 2015 to May 2016
Redeemed Home Health Merrillville, IN


  • Added notes on patients into case histories in the computer system.
  • Called upon physicians to give updates on patient care.
  • Scheduled patient appointments in the most effective manner, ensured received high-quality care.
  • Ensured HIPAA rules and regulations were carefully followed.
  • Answered patient questions promptly through email, phone and in person.
  • Called insurance to verify benefits and eligibility.




Preschool Teacher
August 2014 to October 2016
Laurel Day Care & Kindergarten Academy Merrillville, IN
  • Created and implemented developmentally-appropriate curriculum that addressed all learning styles.
  • Established a safe play environment for the children.
  • Distributed quarterly educational assessments, similar to report cards, to each parent.
  • Encouraged children to be understanding of others.
  • Supervised children on field trips to local parks.
  • Maintained a child-friendly environment with access to outdoor activities.
  • Developed professional relationships with parents, teachers, directors and students.






Receptionist
January 2001 to June 2014
WL Enterpises Merrillville, IN

  • Directed clients to appropriate personnel to address concerns, resolve complaints, or answer account-related questions. 
  • Responded to telephone inquiries from clients, vendors and the public.
  • Welcomed guests and clients in an upbeat and friendly manner.
  • Met incoming customers with professional approach and provided friendly, knowledgeable assistance.
  • Maintained reception area clean and neat to provide visitors with a positive impression of the company.
  • Maintained inventory to and from office.
  • Generated shipment invoices, prepared packages and set up courier deliveries for customers.
  • Received incoming packages and mail, dispersed parcels and correspondence and shipped outgoing items daily.
  • Planned meetings and prepared conference rooms.
  • Made copies, sent faxes and handled all incoming and outgoing correspondence.
  • Organized files, developed spreadsheets, faxed reports and scanned documents, answered calls.
  • Billed and managed numerous clients accounts.











Receptionist
January 2001 to June 2014
WL Enterpises Merrillville, IN

  • Directed clients to appropriate personnel to address concerns, resolve complaints, or answer account-related questions. 
  • Responded to telephone inquiries from clients, vendors and the public.
  • Welcomed guests and clients in an upbeat and friendly manner.
  • Met incoming customers with professional approach and provided friendly, knowledgeable assistance.
  • Maintained reception area clean and neat to provide visitors with a positive impression of the company.
  • Maintained inventory to and from office.
  • Generated shipment invoices, prepared packages and set up courier deliveries for customers.
  • Received incoming packages and mail, dispersed parcels and correspondence and shipped outgoing items daily.
  • Planned meetings and prepared conference rooms.
  • Made copies, sent faxes and handled all incoming and outgoing correspondence.
  • Organized files, developed spreadsheets, faxed reports and scanned documents, answered calls.










Education High School Diploma
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Professional Summary
Pending Bachelor of Science of Physical Therapy Assistant; 12 years experience as a Physical Therapist Assistant well-versed in a broad range of programming, treatments and modalities for restoring function and mitigating disability as directed by the facilities physical therapist in a variety of settings such as out-patient, in-patient, acute care and skilled nursing. Specialized in orthopedics knowledge and skills while providing quality care and service to my employer as well as my clients. 
Licenses
License Physical Therapy Assistant - License # Expires 11/30/2017
Skill Highlights
  • Trilingual (English, Filipino and Spanish)
  • Microsoft Office Suites
  • Specialized knowledge in orthopedics
  • Good communication skills & interpersonal skills
  • Gentle and skilled with therapy procedures
  • Administer treatment programs established by physical therapists
Professional Experience
Physical Therapy Assistant 11/2013 to Current Reliant Rehabilitation

Worked with different interdisciplinary professionals under supervision of PT in a skilled nursing facility setting. Applied treatment and intervention with different age groups from different cultures suffering from a variety of ailments such as neurological problems, psychological issues, dementia, cancer, respiratory problems, Alzheimer patients, post surgery or extended illness patients. Assisted residents in regaining strength, balance and neuro-muscular re-education/gait training endurance to increase functional mobility including activities secondary to post fall accidents. Helped increase range of motion and flexibility of patients through providing instruction for safety, fall prevention and mobility, utilizing appropriate modalities such as electrical stimulation, diathermy, and myofascial release technique, attending care plan with all interdisciplinary team including patient and patient family.

Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant 01/2011 to 10/2013 Houston Methodist Hospital-Willowbrook Worked in Outpatient, Inpatient and Pool therapy with individuals from different age groups and cultures suffering from a variety of physical problems such as orthopedic surgery.  Assisted bed mobility, transfer activities, gait training, stairs/ramp training. Therapeutic exercises, utilizing appropriate modalities such as e-stimulation therapy, diathermy, US, others, and manual therapy, educates patient for fall prevention, HEP, safety techs, proper body mechanics, proper posture and proper abdominal bracing. Implemented G codes as follows in Medicare guidelines.
    Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant 11/2007 to 01/2011 Vosswood Nursing Center

    Worked with geriatric patients, completed daily documentation, and daily assessments for the clients and updating the PT on patient's progress. Modified therapeutic exercises and activities, implementing various modalities including high tech for electrical stimulation such as HIVAMAT and PRO-2k electrical stimulation, joint mobilization grade 1, manual therapy techniques, myofascial release techniques, teaching home exercise program, home cervical traction and pelvic traction, gait training, balance, coordination, and pro-prioception, neuro-muscular re-education, clerical discharge report, and charging treatments and supervising PT tech.

    Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant 11/2007 to 01/2014 NW HealthCare home health

    Provided Physical therapy at patient home in an effort to continue and maintain strengthen, static/dynamic standing balance activities, endurance, gait activities, utilizing appropriate modalities, providing home exercises program, safety techs and awareness, myofascial release techs, fall prevention, and other functional mobilities and activities to reduce caregiver burden. Assisted clerical discharge and providing daily notes.

    Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant 02/2005 to 01/2007 Continuing Care Memorial Hermann Hospital

    Worked with different age group of patients after surgery or an extended illness in skilled nursing with LTAC setting. Implemented treatments under supervision of PT with short-term goals and long term goals such as bed mobility, transfer activity, gait training, static /dynamic balance techniques, coordination and proprioception, fall preventions, safety techniques and awareness, other functional mobilities and activities, Therapeutic exercises, Utilizing appropriate modalities such as electrical stimulation, Ultrasound, and pt educated in HEP and car transfer training, assisting clerical discharge patients, providing daily notes and weekly progress notes, supervising PT techs. Attended department and family meetings.

    Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant 05/2002 to 01/2005 Kinetic Plus Rehab Physical Therapy

    Worked in Outpatient clinic environment. Worked with geriatric patients, completed daily documentation, and daily assessments for the clients and updating the PT on patient's progress. Modified therapeutic exercises and activities, implementing various modalities including high tech for electrical stimulation such as HIVAMAT and PRO-2k electrical stimulation, joint mobilization grade 1, manual therapy techniques, myofascial release techniques, teaching home exercise program, home cervical traction and pelvic traction, gait training, balance, coordination, and proprioception, neuromuscular re-education, clerical discharge report, and charging treatments and supervising PT tech.  Ensured all equipment is updated and functioning properly.

    Awards
    Graduated with Summa Cum Laude
    Class Officer of 2002
    Education and Training
    Pending Bachelor of Science of Physical Therapy Assistant 2017 Pima Medical Institute
    Associates Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) 2002 North Harris Montgomery College
    Continuing Education
    CPR Certification
    Extra-Curricular Activities
    American Cancer Society - July 2001
    Kinetic Plus Rehab - January 2000
    Cy-fair Hospital - November 2000
    Mission Coordinator volunteer at Second Baptist Church - 2010-2011
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    Professional Summary
    Caring Physical Therapy Assistant with strong interpersonal skills and proficiency in patient assessment, time management and therapy-program design and execution.
    Skills
    • Diagnostic codes
    • Adaptive to changing environments
    • Home health care expertise
    • Patient-focused therapy



    • Filing and data archiving
    • Medical terminology in English and spanish
    • Critical thinking


    Work History
    Assistant Quiropractica del Encanto - Guaynabo, PR 11/2016 - 03/2017
    • Monitored and recorded patient progress in response to therapy.
    • Managed a high-volume caseload and organized the daily schedules of physical therapy assistants and patients.
    • Communicated effectively with other care providers (physicians, nurses, business office, and medical records) to provide for continuity of patient care.
    • Consistently exhibited courtesy, compassion and respect to patients, families, caregivers, visitors, physicians, administrators and co-workers.
    Manager Colmado Hermanos Velazquez - Coamo, PR 11/2013 - 07/2014
    • Management skills overlap with leadership skills, as both involve problem-solving, decision-making, planning, delegation, communication, and time management.


    Phisical Therapy Assistant MPL Administrative Service Corp - Hato Rey, PR 05/2012 - 09/2013
    • Obtained and coordinated medical history of the patients.
    • Assisted in patient's procedures.
    • Cared for patients in acute and chronic pain.
    • Educated patients on a variety of infectious diseases issues.
    • Triaged patient calls and questions.
    Physical Therapy Assistant Advace Physical Therapy - Area Sur 03/2009 - 09/2011
    • Facilitated outpatient physical therapy for patients with knee and hip replacements, chronic pain and balance disorders.
    • Monitored and recorded patient progress in response to therapy.
    • Coordinated admissions and transfers in collaboration with the supervising attending physician.
    • Obtained and coordinated medical history of the patients.
    • Assisted in patient's procedures.
    • Cared for patients in acute and chronic pain.
    • Educated patients on a variety of infectious diseases issues.
    • Triaged patient calls and questions.
    • Referred to and consulted with physicians and other healthcare providers.
    • Coordinated admissions and transfers in collaboration with the supervising attending physician.
    • Ensured diagnostic procedures occurred in a timely manner.
    • Updated clinical knowledge and skills with consultation, formal and informal education and literature review.
    • Met clinical and organizational needs in a reliable and flexible manner.
    Physical Therapy Assistant Centro Fisiatrico de Naranjito - Naranjito, PR 12/2005 - 06/2006
    • Facilitated outpatient physical therapy for patients with knee and hip replacements, chronic pain and balance disorders.
    • Monitored and recorded patient progress in response to therapy.
    • Coordinated admissions and transfers in collaboration with the supervising attending physician.
    • Obtained and coordinated medical history of the patients.
    • Assisted in patient's procedures.
    • Cared for patients in acute and chronic pain.
    • Educated patients on a variety of infectious diseases issues.
    • Triaged patient calls and questions.
    • Referred to and consulted with physicians and other healthcare providers.
    • Coordinated admissions and transfers in collaboration with the supervising attending physician.
    • Ensured diagnostic procedures occurred in a timely manner.
    • Updated clinical knowledge and skills with consultation, formal and informal education and literature review.
    • Met clinical and organizational needs in a reliable and flexible manner.
    Physical Therapy Assistant Centro Terapia Fisica de la Montaña - Naranjito, PR 08/2005 - 11/2005
    • Monitored and recorded patient progress in response to therapy.
    • Obtained and coordinated medical history of the patients.
    • Cared for patients in acute and chronic pain.
    • Educated patients on a variety of infectious diseases issues.
    • Triaged patient calls and questions.
    • Referred to and consulted with physicians and other healthcare providers.
    • Coordinated admissions and transfers in collaboration with the supervising attending physician.
    • Ensured diagnostic procedures occurred in a timely manner.
    • Updated clinical knowledge and skills with consultation, formal and informal education and literature review.
    • Met clinical and organizational needs in a reliable and flexible manner.
    Physical Therapy Assistant Instituto Fisiatrico de Aibonito - Aibonito, PR 04/2005 - 08/2005
    • Monitored and recorded patient progress in response to therapy.
    • Coordinated admissions and transfers in collaboration with the supervising attending physician.
    • Obtained and coordinated medical history of the patients.Assisted in patient's procedures.
    • Cared for patients in acute and chronic pain.
    • Educated patients on a variety of infectious diseases issues.
    • Triaged patient calls and questions.
    • Referred to and consulted with physicians and other healthcare providers.
    • Coordinated admissions and transfers in collaboration with the supervising attending physician.
    • Ensured diagnostic procedures occurred in a timely manner.
    • Updated clinical knowledge and skills with consultation, formal and informal education and literature review.
    • Met clinical and organizational needs in a reliable and flexible manner.
    Physical Therapy Assistant Centro Fisiatrico del Sur - Santa Isabel, PR 03/2005 - 01/2012
    • Facilitated outpatient physical therapy for patients with knee and hip replacements, chronic pain and balance disorders.
    • Monitored and recorded patient progress in response to therapy.
    • Coordinated admissions and transfers in collaboration with the supervising attending physician.
    • Obtained and coordinated medical history of the patients.
    • Assisted in patient's procedures.
    • Cared for patients in acute and chronic pain.
    • Educated patients on a variety of infectious diseases issues.
    • Triaged patient calls and questions.
    • Referred to and consulted with physicians and other healthcare providers.
    • Coordinated admissions and transfers in collaboration with the supervising attending physician.
    • Ensured diagnostic procedures occurred in a timely manner.
    • Updated clinical knowledge and skills with consultation, formal and informal education and literature review.
    • Met clinical and organizational needs in a reliable and flexible manner.
    • Managed a high-volume caseload and organized the daily schedules of physical therapy assistants and patients.
    Education
    Associate Degree : Physical Theraphy University of Puerto Rico - Ponce, PR 2004
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    Professional Summary
    Newly graduated Registered Nurse transitioned from Rehab setting. Experienced Physical Therapy Assistant for over 17 years with strong clinical, documentation and excellent people skills. Strong priority planning and patient centered care in diverse settings. Team oriented in providing quality patient care.
    Work History
    Physical Therapy Assistant, 05/2016 to Current
    Athena Healthcare Canton, CT
    • Provide rehabilitation services to multi-diagnoses population.  
    • Participate in team approach to maximize patient function and optimal discharge planning. 
    • Develop and educate staff/patients in functional maintenance plans to continue with when services have ended to promote strength and range-of-motion maintenance.
    Director of Rehabilitation , 08/2012 to 03/2016
    Allstar Therapy Avon, CT
    • Developed and strengthened interdepartmental and patient relationships.
    • Managed RUG levels to promote patient opportunity to receive the highest level of services.
    • Designed creative and flexible patient and employee scheduling, while providing highly skilled therapeutic approaches to improve quality of care and successful outcomes.
    • Increased monthly revenue and out-patient caseload.
    Physical Therapy Assistant, 06/2010 to 04/2016
    Paradigm Healthcare Waterbury, CT
    • Transitioned from out-patient to in-patient setting and developed new treatment approaches in relation to the geriatric population.
    • Strong in priority planning schedule as well as flexible alternative planning.
    • Conducted home assessments to prepare patient for transition to home and reviewed problem solving with patient and families/support system to prepare for safe discharge. 
    Education
    Associate of Science: Nursing, 2017
    Northwestern Connecticut Community College - Winchester, CT

    Clinical Rotations

    Charlotte Hungerford Hosptial - Telemetry

    Waterbury Hospital - Medical - Surgical

    Waterbury Hospital - Telemetry

    Associate of Science: Physical Therapy, 2000
    Northwestern Connecticut Community College - Winchester, CT
    Massage Therapy Practitioner : 2003
    Connecticut Center For Massage Therapy - Newington, CT
    Skills
    • Excellent patient and coworker communication/relationships
    • Experienced in managing multi-diagnoses patients
    • Excel in fast paced environment 
    • CPR Certified
    • Utilize electronics health records and strong documentation skills
    • Patient safety, priority and advocate oriented
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    Summary

    Highly ambitious sales professional with background in sales, research and advertising. Expertise in data analysis, recruiting, and client needs assessments. Productive, will drive revenue, and make an immediate impact.

    Education
    Bachelor of Science: Biological Sciences, 2017
    University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa

    GPA: 3.3

    • Graduated with Honors
    • Awarded President's List 2017
    • Awarded Dean's List 2016
    • Member of Tri Delta sorority, UA Green Building Council, and UA Arboretum Volunteer
    Work History
    Strategic Partnership Internship, 07/2017 to 12/2017
    Feeding Children Everywhere Grand Prairie, TX
    • Volunteer coordination; researched, recruited, and secured individual and corporate volunteers by reaching out through email, phone calls, and door to door representation
    • B2B fundraising and marketing
    • Kept record of community partnerships, individual volunteers, and corporate volunteers using Microsoft Excel
    • Wrote proposals to gain funding for organization
    • Secured vendors, location, and funding for projects
    Assistant Sales Manager, 01/2017 to 06/2017
    Things Remembered Tuscaloosa, AL
    • Demonstrated exemplary customer service by engaging clients on the sales floor.
    • Identified and qualified customer needs, developed sales strategies and negotiated and closed profitable projects with an 85% success rate.
    • Coached the sales team both collectively and individually to help each employee achieve monthly goals.
    • Immediately addressed problems with customers to promote quick and successful resolution.                                                   .
    • Conducted weekly sales meetings to discuss business opportunities and strategies and alleviate issues.
    Physical Therapy Assistant, 01/2012 to 05/2013
    Lubbock Accident and Injury Rehab Center Lubbock, Texas
    • Managed and provided patients with DME under chiropractic supervision
    • Assisted in patient treatment through prescribed exercise regimens and strength training programs
    • Performed modalities such as ice, heat, and electrical stimulation   
    • Interview patients to complete documents, case histories, and forms, such as intake or insurance forms.
    Research Experience

    Dallas Zoo

    Animal Behavior Research Intern | Dallas, TX | January 2018 - April 2018
    Assisted an Animal Behaviorist Specialist with zoology research including design and behavioral data collection/analysis.
    Key Contributions:

    • Development of a study investigating mating behavior of Asian small-clawed otter. Tasks included regular observation and collection of animal behavior and habitat usage data using Zoomonitor software, analysis of data, formation of bar, line, and comparison graphs, and 2D maps using Microsoft excel, and composition of special reports for zookeepers. 
    • Daily observation and data collection of cheetahs and two members of the genus Panthera: lions and tigers. Data was analyzed to ensure animal welfare and to make changes to habit, enrichment activities and toys, feeding, and animal safety accordingly.


    Dr. Ryan Earley's Integrative Animal Behavior Lab

    Endocrinology Research Technician | Tuscaloosa, AL | July 2015 - April 2017

    Studied changes in reproductive physiology of mangrove rivulus fish following exposure to environmentally relevant doses of semisynthetic estrogen
    Key Contributions: 

    • Used Noldus Media Recorder to analyze mangrove rivulus aggression patterns to determine if hormone exposure altered behavior. Assisted with the data curation and storage, analysis, and dissemination of research results. 
    • Performed: dehydration, staining, and paraffin embedding of mangrove rivulus tissue. Study of tissue was used to determine physical changes of fish in response to semisynthetic estrogen exposure.

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    Project Management

    Project Coordinator, 08/2016 to 05/2017
    UA Green Building Council – Tuscaloosa, AL

    • Lead project of creating and maintaining a green roof on a University of Alabama campus building
    • Created goals and a schedule of completion for each goal
    • Held weekly meetings with USGBC members to assign tasks and track progress
    • Communicated with architect to design a sustainable green roof
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    Professional Summary
    Skills
    Work History
    Liscened Physical Therapy Assistant, 07/2004 to Current
    North Memorial Home Care Robbinsdale, Minnesota

    Provide therapeutic excersie modalities to patients in their residences.

    Effectively communicate with patients their families and all team members.

    Document accurately  and efficiently department specific documentation.

    Effectively use resources to provide care while making efforts to minimize cost and prevent unnecessary duplication.

    Physical Therapy Assistant, 06/1984 to 07/2004
    Crystal Lake Robbinsdale, Minnesota
    Education