director of physical therapy resume example with 19+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Licensed Physical Therapist well-versed in a broad range of programming, treatments and modalities for restoring function and mitigating disability.


Certified Physical Therapist

CPR Certified

Certified in Functional Capacity Evaluations

Certified in Functional Job Analysis

Skill Highlights

  • Outpatient therapy
  • Inpatient therapy
  • Nursing home therapy
  • Home health therapy
  • Special education therapy
  • Critical thinking proficiency
  • Sports rehabilitation

  • Patient-oriented
  • Personal and professional integrity
  • Sound decision making
  • Staff training and development
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Staff management ability

Professional Experience
05/2012 to Current
Director of Physical Therapy Community Health System Pittston, PA,

Carefully selected, developed and retained qualified staff, as well as trained 2 new staff annually.

Regularly evaluated employee performance, provided feedback and assisted, coached and disciplined staff as needed.

Diligently monitored the QA (Quality Assurance) program to improve performance and maintain high standards of care.

Developed and managed budget and revenue expectations while actively seeking ways to eliminate or reduce expenses.

Revised policies and procedures in accordance with changes in local, state and federal laws and regulations

.Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.

Reviewed and approved time cards for processing by payroll department.

Incorporated evidence-based care into practice environment to ensure high quality care for patients and their families.

04/2004 to 04/2012
Staff Physical Therapist Lenoir Memorial Hospital Kinston, NC,

Created individualized home exercise programs for outpatient therapy clients to improve health and wellness.

Performed and documented initial exams and determined appropriate diagnoses.

Identified and properly documented patient goals, evaluated progress and planned reevaluation.

Reviewed physician referrals and patient medical records to formulate an accurate diagnosis and best course of treatment.

Maintained up-to-date knowledge of Medicare and other reimbursement regulations.

Evaluated and assessed patients to establish measurable goals to promote restoration of functional abilities.

10/2001 to 05/2012
Director of Physical Therapy Community Health System Robertsdale, AL,

Responsible for the evaluation and implementation of rehabilitation programs

Assure client satisfaction by giving adequate explanation of their condition and purpose of their treatment

Provide adequate documentation of patient treatment and charges

Development of programs, policies and procedures that respond to the changing times in healthcare

Supervise Physical Therapy and Restorative Care Staff

Management of financial affairs of the department

Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.

Education and Training
Expected in 2001 to to
Master of Science: Physical Therapy
University of Mary - Bismarck, ND

Graduated Summa Cum Laude

3.97 GPA

Expected in 1998 to to
Bachelor of Science: Zoology
North Dakota State University - Fargo, ND

3.66 GPA

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School Attended

  • University of Mary
  • North Dakota State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Director of Physical Therapy
  • Staff Physical Therapist
  • Director of Physical Therapy


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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