Judy Dahlson

Education

Education
Sep 1981 - Jun 1987

B.S. Health Science/Physical Therapy

California State University, Northridge

Calfornia State University, Northridge/UCLA Hospital and Clinics.  Professional Physical Therapy Program.  Certificate in Physical Therapy, (1987).

California State University, Humboldt.  One year coursework in Biology (1980).

Work History

Work History
Feb 1995 - Nov 2001

Per diem Physical Therapist

Glendale Adventist Medical Center

Worked within a skilled nursing population including geriatrics, neurologic

and orthopedic pathologies.  Instructor for physical therapy aide training

program for hospital and SNF aide staff.  Taught community-wide

 continuing education seminars for physical therapy and restorative

 nursing aides.

Nov 1994 - Nov 1999

Per Diem Physical Therapist

Huntington Hospital

Worked with a variety of patient populations including geriatric, psychiatric, neurologic diseases/disabilities and general medical patients in acute

and rehab settings.  Hospital staff teaching in areas of body mechanics

 and patient bedside activities including bed mobility, transfers, and

ambulation.  Assisted with administrative needs of physical therapy student

internship program.

Mar 1991 - Jul 1994

Supervisor/Center Coordinator of Clinical Education

Huntington Hospital

Responsible for physical therapy services provided through education

programs.  Managed personnel (staff and students), patient care,

budget preparation and monitoring for education program.  Managed

the orientation and educational needs of physical therapy employees,

volunteers and interns.  Helped develop and implement a comprehensive

32 module aide training program. 

Aug 1990 - Feb 1991

Physical Therapist III

Glendale Adventist Medical Center

Monitored and evaluated patient care activities to assess the need for clinical skills development of staff in the work area.  Acted as a department resource for recommendation of treatment techniques involving patient care.  Assisted department staff members with clinical problem solving and skills development.  Responsible for 90 - 100% patient care load.

Aug 1988 - Aug 1990

Physical Therapist II - Rehabilitation

Huntington Hospital

Developed clinical expertise in the area of neurological rehabilitation; assist staff with clinical problem solving and skills development; coordinated patient care activities and responsible for new employee and physical therapy intern clinical experience; responsible for 90 - 100% patient care load with frequent supervision of full-time interns.

Jun 1987 - Aug 1988

Staff Physical Therapist

Huntington Hospital

Worked within a rehabilitation multi-disciplinary team setting, treated patients with varied neurological and orthopedic diagnoses; participated in team conferences, family, patient and staff education; clinical instructor for one full-time intern; treated a variety of acute patients with neurological, orthopedic, and cardiopulmonary diagnoses; assessed patients' potential as rehabilitation candidate; clinical instructor for one full-time intern. 

References

Available upon request.

Continuing Education Courses

Available upon request.

Objective

On call or part-time per diem Staff Physical Therapist

Certifications

Certifications

NDT (Bobath) Approach to Adult Hemiplegia

Certification Course (1991)
Apr 2009 - Apr 2011

AHA Healthcare Provider CPR

Verdugo Hills Hospital
Oct 2008 - Nov 2009

Licensed Physical Therapist

PT 14492