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Addison Kelly
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Summary
Highly motivated physical therapist assistant with over 19 years of experience who is passionate about providing the best patient care. Proficient in manual and orthopedic techniques. .Experience in home care and SNF with an understanding of medicare requirements. Diverse continuing education history to encompass a broad spectrum of treatment options to provide the most appropriate and beneficial individualized patient care. At this point in my career, I am searching for a position that would be a perfect fit. I am open to relocating for the right opportunity.
Skills
  • Diverse background of manual skills
  • Proficient in kinesio and McConnell taping skills
  • Foundation certification in clinical and process acupressure
  • Clinical instructor for PTA students and mentor for other staff
  • Reliable, dependable and organized with treatment and documentations
  • Adaptable to meeting various needs of the organization as the arise
  • Initiate changes administrative or treatment based to optimize flow of patient care 
Experience
Physical therapist assistant, 12/2011 to Present
Health Reach Rehabilitation
Provide physical therapy services inpatient and outpatient patients at different facilities. Inpatient care provided to residents with subacute and chronic medical. Outpatient services provided at a local Native American Reservation for a wide variety of diagnosis. Home care services also provided. Work with all staff, in the skilled nursing setting, to ensure Medicare A RUG levels are patient specific and fulfilled per Medicare requirements. Ongoing education and in-service attendance to stay current with Medicare guidlelines. Work with Medicare B, home health and outpatients to address community and patient needs. Provide in-services and hands-on training to coworkers and nursing staff to expand knowledge basis and a better understanding of care for a more diverse treatment plan for each resident. Therapy staff has begun to integrate taping and manual skills into SNF setting for quicker outcomes. Work with nursing staff to implement restorative programs to maintain resident health and reduce recurrent rehab admission due to falls and/or safety concerns. Outpatient care provided to a wide diagnostic base. Implement manual skills in conjunction with appropriate exercise programs to meet the established goals for each patient. Work in conjunction with behavioral health staff to treat patients with anxiety and depression issues.
Physical therapist assistant, 04/2011 to 12/2011
Rennes Health and Rehabilitation Center Weston, Wi
Weston, Wi. 2011-2011 Provide physical therapy services in a multidisciplinary sub-acute rehabilitation center. Attended physician appointments with patients' and their family to help bridge communication gaps leading to accelerated rehab prognosis. Provided personalized home visits to ensure maximal safety needs in preparation for return home. Belonged to a multidisciplinary team which included patients and their families. Worked together to establish and individualized plan of care. Lead the rehabilitation process to ensure maximal recovery and quick discharge to home.
Physical therapist assistant, 11/2010 to 04/2011
Ministry Home Health Wausau, WI
Work with PT, OT, SLP, case managers, nursing, physicians and family members in collaboration with each patient to offer personalized health care needs. Strong team participation to address and progress each patient's needs to allow them to live in their home safely. Creative development of home programs utilizing existing resources with each patient to minimize excess costs and maximize therapy outcomes. Flexible hours to accommodate schedule needs. Flexible with travel needs covering numerous counties in central Wisconsin.
Physical therapist assistant, 09/2001 to 10/2010
Ministry Good Samaritan Health Center Merrill, WI
Work with multiple physical therapists to treat patients with various diagnosis. Strong relationship with other disciplines, physicians and the community. Developed and updated concise patient handouts for specific diagnostic and treatment needs. This resulted in time savings and efficiency when issuing home programs during each treatment session Thorough documentation and timely completion with all daily/progress/discharge notes. Worked with other staff to implement more efficient organizational systems for timely compleion of their documentation. Supervised physical therapist assistant student during clinical rotation. Responsible for providing structured transition of academic knowledge with actual patient treatment care. Taught hands on skills and necessary clinical skills. Mentor to new employees and new graduates.
Physical therapist assistant, 06/2000 to 09/2001
Ministry Sacred Heart Tomahawk, WI
Strong participation in facility wide patient improvement committees. -Organized and ran committee for community fundraising needs via activities that involved other departments - Implementation and participation of subcommittees - Involved in frequent departmental meetings Ministry Sacred Heart, Tomahawk, WI. 2000-2001 Rural hospital with inpatient and outpatient settings. Worked with two recent physical therapist graduates. Integrated current experience level with new graduate styles to provide each patient with unique care and optimal outcomes. Responsible for commuting between Sacred Heart Hospital (Tomahawk) and Saint Mary's Hospital (Rhinelander) for inpatient care needs, departmental staff meetings and in-services. Participated in continuing education opportunities to learn and integrate a variety of treatment techniques to customize individual patient needs.
Physical therapist assistant, 03/1998 to 06/2000
Ministry Saint Michaels, St Stevens Point, WI
Point, WI 1998-2000 Inpatient and outpatient needs in an active and growing community. Close relationship with physicians to enhance patient outcomes. Active involvement in joining various subcommittees to advocate patient programs and outcome needs.
Physical therapist assistant, 05/1996 to 02/1998
Rebound Physical Therapy Waterbury, CT
Private outpatient rehabilitation setting. Worked with experienced therapists to build on current new graduate status. Gained treatment knowledge to work with a variety of patients.
Education
A.S.: physical therapist assistant, Jan 1996 Lasell College - Newton, MA
A.S. Lasell College, Newton, MA. 1996 Graduated with honors from an accredited physical therapist assistant program. Informal hands on training of manual skills integrated with aquatic therapy. Informal training of EFT (emotional freedom technique). Purchased personal seminars and dvds for better understanding and use with patients and families.
Certifications
SLP BLS

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Physical Therapist Assistant FROM Merrill , Wisconsin RESUME

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School Attended
Lasell College