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Physical therapist

Experienced

Helped patients complete their exercises, supporting them throughout the process of rehabilitation, limiting their frustration, and increasing their motivation levels. Developed courses on post-training self-care, which resulted in a reduction in dysfunction reoccurrences.

  • Assisted 35 regular patients per week with recovering physical motions and limb balance following profound injuries, including stroke, loss of limb, traumatic brain injury, and paralysis.
  • Increased recovery time by 9% by utilizing new ultrasound equipment to increase blood flow to damaged foot tissue during therapy sessions, focusing on tendinitis, fractures, and strains.
  • Tracked the effects of treatments at various stages and discussed with senior PTs and other healthcare professionals about modifying the patients’ plans to obtain better results.
  • Aided 10+ patients per day in performing their therapeutic exercises through manual therapy, utilizing stretching, mobilization, and warming up of joints before each new exercise.
  • Crafted therapeutic programs to restore muscle strength through heat and light stimulation.

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Chiropractor

Senior

Provided safe and effective treatment to over 10 patients daily. Treated auto injury such as whiplash, sports, injuries, and workplace injuries as well as herniated disc and chronic pain such as sciatica; utilized Thomson Technique to safely restore alignment to the spine and relieve pressure on the sciatic nerve, for long term relief.

  • Oversaw clinical and operational management of the office while supervising staff ranging from 5-7.
  • Reduced pain and restored health function within the scope and standard of chiropractic physician care ensure to engage patients in their recovery process.
  • Seamlessly co-managed patient care with the provider team while maintaining state-of-the-art competence as a chiropractic team.
  • Reinforced company values and brand image in all aspects of internal and external performances.
  • Leveraged a variety of chiropractic adjustment techniques, including Diversified, Gonstead, Cox, Motion Palpation, CBP, Activator, and A.R.T; these techniques are all gentle and conservative treatment methods that correct underlying misalignment.
  • Evaluated patient's neuromusculoskeletal systems and the spine using chiropractic diagnosis to determine neuromusculoskeletal and spine-related conditions.
  • Performed manual adjustments to the spine and other articulations of the body to correct the musculoskeletal system.
  • Educated patients on the quality-of-life benefits of routine chiropractic care. Provided a recommended course of treatment.
  • Used advanced diagnostic procedures to identify the underlying cause for your pain, known as subluxation.

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Occupational therapist

Senior

Provided primary and critical rehabilitation services for a quadriplegic veteran with a traumatic brain injury. Assessed patient’s rehabilitation needs, developed patient’s plans and treatment goals, and conduct physician-prescribed physical fitness programs.

  • Documented patient’s progress and completed discharge summaries, home program treatment plans. Ensured paperwork was timely, accurate, and complete. Performed patient assessments and provided appropriate care as outlined by protocols and medical guidelines.
  • Counseled patients and families to participate in physical fitness program; restored functions for patients following disease or profound injury including loss of limb, traumatic brain injury, stroke, and paralysis.
  • Provided treatment utilizing Transcutaneous E-Stim therapy and Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) devices for muscle recovery and therapeutic exercise programs.
  • Participated in wound-care treatment and helped patients adapt to the use of wheelchairs, braces, canes, crutches, and prosthetic, orthotic devices.

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Physical therapist

Senior

Planned, evaluated, and administered programs of Physical Therapy upon referral by the physician. Conducted PT programs to restore function, prevent disability and help patients reach their maximum level of independence. Directed, supervised, and trained Physical Therapist Assistant, Physical Therapy Technician, students, and volunteers.

  • Interpreted appropriate data through reviewing the medical record, physician reports, and patient/family interaction and utilizes appropriate assistive and orthotic devices.
  • Re-evaluated patients as needed, modifying goals and treatment as patient's status changes.
  • Communicated patient's evaluation and subsequent progress to the physician, referral sources, and other clinical staff and coordinated patient's schedule, treatment programs, discharge planning, and recommend solutions to patient care problems.
  • Provided and documented patient and family education regarding deficits, progress toward goals, and therapeutic techniques, with individualized instruction for a home program including equipment use.
  • Offered personalized therapeutic exercise including testing and conditioning, neurotherapeutic approaches to improve strength, range of motion, and function, Soft tissue and manual therapy techniques; including massage, spinal and peripheral joint mobilization, and manipulation.

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Chiropractor

Entry level

Assessed patients’ medical conditions by reviewing medical histories and concerns, and conducting physical examinations to determine their state and health of posture, spine, and reflexes. Implemented meditation and relaxation programs at the center to help patients with acute or chronic pain.

  • Reviewed physician referrals and other medical records to help determine the best course of action for chiropractic treatment.
  • Practiced within the center’s model and motivated new hires to junior staff to apply the same principles when serving our clients.
  • Participated in team training activities when appropriate to help ensure the center’s service providers delivered quality care.
  • Explained treatment procedures to patients, prepared patients for examinations, and conducted chiropractic treatments according to planned therapeutic strategies.
  • Facilitated patient education sessions centered around customized patient care to ensure the effective delivery of proposed treatments.

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Occupational therapist

Entry level

Evaluated patients’ mental and physical conditions as instructed by the head physician and combined conventional treatment techniques with modern equipment to meet the special needs of individual patients. Implemented emergency techniques as needed, such as CPR and stabilizing equipment.

  • Observed patients' behavior and progress in their lifestyle, leisure activities, and social support system, considering each individual's age, medical history, and cognitive limitations.
  • Managed a caseload of 9 daily patients by scheduling multiple brief treatment sessions based on their medical status and nursing care needs.
  • Encouraged residents to regain independence in their daily routines by increasing active participation in simple tasks such as grooming, feeding, and dressing.
  • Collaborated with senior caregivers to develop specialized therapeutic techniques in areas such as muscle strength, mobility, endurance, sensory awareness, balance, orientation, and overall physical coordination.
  • Provided recommendations to patients' families on how to set up assistive equipment to facilitate home exercise programs to ensure the continuation of the therapeutic plan.

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Physical therapist

Senior

Accountable for driving clinical performance of 19 clinics across the state. Manage ambulatory physical therapy services administering operations, business model, finance, human resources, quality assurance, external affairs, marketing, compliance, Telehealth, and care departments. Reported directly to CEO and Board of Directors with full strategic planning, legal, sales, and P&L oversight. Spurred tremendous growth through partnerships and acquisitions.

  • Oversaw 175 employees while leading and motivating 11 direct reports including 2 Regional Directors, Business Development Director as well as 10 Clinical Manager(indirect reports).
  • Provided insights, expertise, and support to the CEO while managing meetings, annual retreats, gala openings, dinners, and other events for the board of directors.
  • Architected efficient organizational infrastructure that supported radical growth. Championed core values, and spearheaded system-wide culture enhancement effort
  • Provided ongoing leadership to the Executive Director of Post-Acute Care Team from OU Health Contract.
  • Maximized PT billing by using appropriate CPT Codes. Educated therapists on effective documentation of PT for the services (therapeutic vs manual services) provided.
  • Impacted business development including development and approval for new contracts.
  • Sustained Net Income margin even during COVID-19 pandemic by tightly controlling expenditure. Reviewed regional budget and P&L while performing effective financial planning.
  • Prepared Quarterly audits for 19 clinics and developed a written plan of correction for errors. Created audit plan for Telehealth.

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Chiropractor

Experienced

Managed a busy and predominantly personal injury-based clinic specializing in physical therapy and chiropractic care. Collaborated with referring physicians from numerous health facilities in the Gotham City metropolitan area to provide optimal and transformative patient care.

  • Conducted MRI and X-Ray tests as requested by the referring doctors or as determined necessary to properly diagnose patients.
  • Increased the clinic’s productivity and efficiency by developing and instituting group-based physical therapy sessions.
  • Developed personalized treatment plans based on patient examinations and medical histories to ensure nutrition and exercise regimens were safe for each situation.
  • Created informational materials such as pamphlets and brochures to help patients better understand treatment plans and personal care.
  • Implemented fresh ideas to increase the number of new patients and improve the level of satisfaction of existing patients during their visits.

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Occupational therapist

Entry level

Encouraged patients’ performance during therapy activities to facilitate their healing process, monitoring their progress daily and modifying their care plan as needed. Drafted daily caseload schedules to manage patient progress and documented care services in digital databases.

  • Organized weekly consultations for 45+ residents to promote successful outcomes and advancements toward long-term objectives.
  • Performed daily evaluations as per the MD orders, focusing on strength, sensation, range of motion, cognitive aptitudes, and overall behavior, and maintained clients' charts and digital documentation up to date.
  • Provided OT assessments for patients suffering from orthopedic injuries, dementia, visual impairments, and cardiopulmonary diseases.
  • Monitored patients' vital signs and physiological responses to OT sessions, relaying the results to the patient's doctor and nursing team.
  • Restored physical functions of patients following severe injuries such as loss of limb, joint replacements, and traumatic brain injury.

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Physical therapist

Entry level

Educated multiple patients on the safe use of home exercises to accelerate the healing process following sport-related injuries. Reviewed treatment plans before each session and ensured the safety of all machines and technical equipment.

  • Delivered therapeutic services to 30 athletes after injury occurrence, increasing the chances of returning to peak performance by 15% compared to traditional recovery methods.
  • Instructed patients in the effective use of weights, inclined surfaces, and pulleys, as well as helping them adapt to the use of canes, braces, crutches, and prosthetic devices.
  • Collaborated with 24 outpatient staff members to generate specialized treatment plans and deliver new therapeutic exercises, including the use of LED lights on injured tissues.
  • Received 97% positive feedback for maintaining a respectful demeanor with patients, listening to their concerns, and adapting treatment plans to their physical needs and personal requirements.
  • Provided high-quality care and educated affected patients on how to live successfully within the limits of their new physical capabilities.

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