McAuley Seton Home Care,
Feb 2012 – Current
Provide home care physical therapy assessment and intervention to a varied mixed medical and orthopedic population in settings from urban to rural.
Oct 2010 – Feb 2012
Provide home care physical therapy assessment and intervention to a varied mixed medical and orthopedic population in settings from urban to rural. Provide oversight of PT and students on specific cases, and provides clinical education as needed to new hires and students. Experienced with computer documentation systems on both laptop and handheld devices.
Autumn View Health Care Facility,
Jul 2004 – Oct 2010
Responsible for individual rehab program design and implementation at a 212 bed sub-acute and skilled nursing facility. Experience in wound care, falls intervention and prevention, neuro/ortho population. Specific experience in THA/TKA. Additional experience in PRI and MDS, and assisted in development of FCE program utilizing BTE equipment. APTA Certified Center Coordinator for Clinical Education, responsible for clinical education for physical therapy students as assigned from Daemen, University of Buffalo, and D'Youville College. Responsible for supervision of 3 PTAs, 2 PTs.
Per Diem Physical Therapist
Roswell Park Cancer Institute,
Feb 2003 – Mar 2009
Provide weekend inpatient coverage for the hospital, including direct patient treatment, home safety evaluations, and participating in discharge planning of a mixed oncology patient caseload.
Senior Physical Therapist
Roswell Park Cancer Institute,
Feb 2004 – Jul 2004
Responsible for rehab program design and implementation at a 167 bed skilled nursing facility. Direct supervision of PT and PTA. Experience in wound care, falls intervention and prevention, neuro/ortho/psych population. Additional experience in PRI and MDS, as well as patient/care-giver training.
Concentra Integrated Services,
Aug 2001 – Sep 2003
Development of Hanoun TEST functional capacity evaluation program within New York State. Design and perform functional capacity evaluations, post-offer of employment testing protocols, ergonomic evaluations, and provide marketing support for program development. Also assisted with case management and vocational rehabilitation services. Developed ADA compliant post-offer of employment (POET) protocols for an emergency services company and for a metal goods manufacturing self-funded trust. Provided educational seminars for insured and self funded trusts, as well as community-based organizations such as Self Insurer's Association of the Niagara Frontier.
Medical Perceptions Inc,
Jun 2001 – Sep 2003
Program and network development consulting for the Rehabilitation Sciences division of Medical Perceptions. Marketing to physicians and provider groups, as well as to employers, insurers and third party administrators. Providing technical support and training for specific functional capacity testing systems (Hanoun TEST, Evaluator, and ER). Services provided in coordination with Concentra Integrated Services.
Hanoun Medical Inc,
Sep 2000 – Apr 2001
Program and equipment marketing to physicians, physical and occupational therapists, and other provider groups, as well as to employers and third party payors. Also performed ADA compliant job analysis in preparation for post-offer of employment program for national food manufacturing company.
Professional Rehabilitation Associates of WNY, LLC,
Feb 1996 – Aug 2000
Responsible for the day-to-day operations and management of a multidisciplinary, (PT, OT, RN-CCM, RD, Ex. Physiologist), outpatient clinic with a primary caseload of occupational health and orthopedic rehabilitation (formerly Work Injury Recovery Center). Responsible for human resources management, budgeting, internal QA, marketing, program development, A/R and A/P, implementation, and research. Experience in design and performance of Functional Capacity testing (ERGOS Work Simulator), worksite wellness/rehabilitation programs, ergonomic evaluations, injury prevention education programs, and post-offer of employment testing services.
Work Injury Recovery Center,
Nov 1992 – Feb 1996
Responsible for the day-to-day operations and management of a multidisciplinary, (PT, OT, RN-CCM, Ex. Physiologist), outpatient clinic with a primary caseload of occupational health and orthopedic rehabilitation. Responsible for facility design, equipment and staffing selection, management, budgeting, internal QA, marketing, program development, A/R, implementation, and research. Experience in design and performance of Functional Capacity testing (ERGOS Work Simulator), worksite rehabilitation programs, ergonomic evaluations, injury prevention education programs, and post-offer of employment testing services.
NW Rehabilitation Associates,
Aug 1991 – Nov 1992
Provide evaluation and treatment in an out patient/industrial and orthopedic clinic in Jeanette, PA. Additional experience gained in this position included acute care rehabilitation, Sports medicine rehabilitation, functional capacity evaluations, work hardening and soft-tissue mobilization techniques.
Home Care Therapist
N Therapeutic Services, Depew, NY
Nov 1990 – Aug 1991
Caseload included both orthopedic and neurologic cases, pediatric to geriatric population.
Physical Therapist, M-AN
N Therapeutic Services,
Jul 1989 – Aug 1991
Multi-faceted out patient private practice in Fredonia, NY. Geriatric rehabilitation, covering services for Arbor Park Nursing Home, Parkshore Nursing Home, and Westfield Nursing Home. Work hardening program development, out-patient orthopedics, home care physical therapy treatment, some marketing to area physicians and industries.
Eastwood Center for Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation,
Nov 1986 – Jul 1989
Responsible for the start-up of a physical therapy program in a fitness center setting in Niles, OH. Marketing of services to physicians, rehabilitation specialists, worker's compensation administrators, and industry representatives. Development of a functional capacity evaluation and work hardening program, and participated in the transitional work program at General Motors in Lordstown, OH, and in injury prevention consultation at K-Mart Distribution Center in Warren, OH.
Director of Physical Therapy
Philipsburg State General Hospital,
Jul 1985 – Nov 1986
Director of five person rehabilitation department in Philipsburg State General Hospital in Philipsburg, PA. Responsible for the development of new programs including pre-and post-operative rehabilitation intervention for ambulatory surgical patients. Approximately 60/40 split between direct patient care and administrative duties
Senior Physical Therapist
Brooks Memorial Hospital,
May 1983 – Jul 1985
in an acute care hospital. Patient case load included primarily orthopedics, with neurologic, wound care, and mixed trauma cases included. Supervisiory responsibilities over two aides and office staff.