Physical Therapist Assistant



RUBY LOCKE, PTA



 232 Waterlemon way



Monroe, NC 28110



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 (828) 381-0165                                                                                                         
rubylocke@ymail.com



 



SUMMARY



 



Top performing and diversely qualified Physical Therapist
Assistant who excels in providing quality, personalized treatment to patients
while maintaining efficiency, open communication and compassion.  Valued for skills in cultural competence,
showing awareness and attention to special needs of diverse clients. Recent
honors graduate of high-tech, accredited college program, currently licensed
PTA.  Computer literate in MS Office
Suite, Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Key professional and technical strengths
include:



 



Manual, Computerized              Ultrasound/Phonophoresis                    Electrical Stimulation



Documentation



 



Thermal Modalities                               Passive
Range of Motion                      Pharmacology/Medications



 



Research                                              Pathology                                             Massage



 



EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS



 



AAS. Physical Therapist Assistant, Caldwell Community College &
Technical Institute,



Hudson, NC, 2013



 



Additional Studies:



A.A.S. Accounting Major, Catawba Valley Community College, Hickory,
NC, May, 1993



Licensure: North Carolina Physical Therapist Assistant, #A5127,
2013



American Red Cross
Instructor, 1981-present



Member, American
Physical Therapy Association 



 



CLINICAL EXPERIENCE



 



Over 600 hours of hands-on, supervised clinical experience
in the following diverse environments:



 



Cleveland Medical Center, Shelby, NC                                                                                            2013



Acquired proficiency in acute and outpatient settings. Time
was divided between full case load in acute setting from ICU to ortho floors
and in Joint Academy.  Joint Academy
allowed me to work with patient from day of surgery to reach functional
outcomes to be discharged into home exercise programs.



 



Autumn Care,
Forest City, NC                                                                                                           2012



Provided physical therapy and rehabilitation services for
permanent and temporary nursing home residents. Acquired proficiency in therapeutic
services for patients and advancing inpatient experience.



 



 



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Pro Therapy,
Columbus, NC                                                                                                              2012



Outpatient and Occupational therapy services in private
practice. Primary learning focus on developing patient treatment plan based on
therapist-defined long-term goals to reach functional outcomes and on
documentation. Unique experience in occupational therapy assisting to augment
physical therapy goals and outcomes.



 



Brian Center Skilled Nursing, Hickory, NC                                                                          2012



Acquired skills in physical therapy and rehabilitation
services for permanent and temporary nursing home residents. Provided
rehabilitation services and training to patients with prosthesis, joint
replacement and strokes.



 



 



ADDITIONAL EMPLOYMENT HISTORY



 



Frye Regional Medical
Center,
Hickory, NC                                               March, 2011 to August, 2012



PT Acute Tech



Assisted PT's & PTA's with patient care in all setting
from ICU, acute, rehab and outpatient departments. Ordered and organized
material and supplies needed.  Maintained
therapy equipment, set up CPM machines, assist with wound care from setup to
cleanup. Provided guidance and safety techniques in Beyond Therapy programs for
patients after discharge from rehab.



 



American Red Cross, Catawba Valley Chapter                                                                      1981 to Present



Instructor



Provide instruction for CPR,
First Aid, AED, and Bloodborne Pathogens



 



Self-employment:



Certificated Personal
Trainer                                                                                               1980
to Present



Professional Assoc.
of Diving Instructors



Master Scuba Diver
Instructor                                                                                             1990
to Present



 



Sea World Divers, Hickory,
NC                                                                                                 1989
to 2011



Co-owner, manager,
Instructor



A full service scuba diving center, from retail,
repair/rental service, education and travel. 



 



 



VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE



 



Compensatory
Education Tutor, CCC&TI, Hudson, NC, 2012-2013



 



SPTA Volunteer at
Intellectual Disability and Developmental Delay community health fair



 



SPTA Volunteer at
CHAMP, Marion, NC for Senior Citizen health assessments



 



Nursery worker, Bonds
Grove Campus UMC, Weddington, NC

  • ID#: 74530
  • Location: Monroe, NC , 28110

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