Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant with Over 12 Years of Experience in Long Term Care, Outpatient, Post Rehabilitation and Home Health Assisting Patients

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Education: Lake Area Technical Institute

ASSOCIATES OF SCIENCE

PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT

Lake Area Technical Institute
Watertown, South Dakota, USA

Graduated: May 2007

Education: University of Northern Iowa

BACHELOR OF ARTS

HEALTH PROMOTION
Wellness and Fitness Management

University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, Iowa, USA

Graduated: May 2001

Internship: Veterans Affair Hospital

Veterans Affair Hospital

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

January 2001-April 2001

Internship: Prairie Rehab Services


Prairie Rehabilitation Services

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Professional Experience:

December 24, 2007 – Present
May 14, 2007 – November 19, 2007

Internship:

Summer 2006

  • Help individuals to gain their life back to the level of function prior to having surgery, being injured or having uncontrollable pain issues.
  • As a PTA, help individuals by assisting with the use of a variety of techniques including modalities, ROM (Range-Of-Motion), Therapeutic Exercises and Manual Therapy.

Collector.

Lake Area Technical Institute
Watertown, South Dakota

Fall 2005/2006

  • Raised money for selling raffle tickets. Money went to another college affected by Hurricane Katrina.
  • Raised money for Boys and Girls Club by selling raffle tickets.

Volunteer.

Habitat for Humanity

Watertown, South Dakota

Fall 2005

  • Provided assistance in building a house for a family.

Rehabilitation Assistant

Covenant Hospital

Waterloo, Iowa, USA

December 2001 – May 2003

  • Aided patients throughout exercise and pool routines
  • Assisted patients with moving around the building to the therapists and routine activities
  • Prepared charts for closing out and sending over to medical records

Fitness Center Coach

Omega Cabinetry

Waterloo, Iowa, USA

October 2001 – August 2002

  • Balanced weekly accounts receivable
  • Assisted with Employee (and Family Member) Incentive Programs
  • Designed Employee Fitness Programs