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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - resumesample@example.com - -
Professional Summary

Licensed Physical Therapist offering exemplary patient care and with 10 years of clinical experience in home health and hospital settings. Extensive background working with the geriatric patient population. Expertise in musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, orthopedic, cardiopulmonary and renal rehabilitation.

Skills
  • Oral and written communication
  • Proficient in electronic medical records/homecare home-based system
  • Safe strides evaluation and treatment
  • Orthopedic: neck injuries, back syndromes, hand injuries, arthritis program, knee replacement, hip replacement, shoulder surgeries, back surgeries, fractures, amputation
  • Neurological: stroke rehabilitation, head trauma/brain injury, spinal cord injury, Parkinson’s disease, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease
  • Cardiac and Pulmonary: COPD, emphysema, asthma, congestive heart failure, CAD, MI, CABG, arrhythmias
  • Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, renal rehabilitation, geriatric rehabilitation
  • Assessment: Health history, review of systems and physical examination
  • Documentation Skills: Initial evaluation, safe strides evaluation, reassessment, recertification, non-OASIS discharge, discharge summary, skilled visit notes
  • Patient/family education
  • Case coordination
  • Supervisory functions (PTA)
  • Infection control: bag technique, hand washing, PPE, cleaning equipment
  • Assessment and Evaluation: Cognition/communication, Musculoskeletal-skeletal ( ROM, posture, deformity), Pain (Location, intensity, relief), Neuro-Muscular Function (Motor control, strength, coordination, tone, reflexes), cardiopulmonary (heart rate, respiratory rate, heart and lung sounds), Sensation, Endurance, Functional Findings (Bed mobility, gait, transfers, equipment management), Enviromental Evaluation / Architectural Barriers, functional outcome measures (TUG, SPPB, Berg, mCTSIB), oculomotor/vertigo testing, monofilament testing
  • Skilled Treatment / Interventions: Therapeutic / Interventions (ROM, strengthening and endurance), Transfer Activities, Mobilization (bed mobility, gait training), use of physical agents (Hot / Cold Packs, TENS / FES, massage), prosthetic Training (care of prosthesis, stump conditioning, assistive devices (Fit / adjustment, gait training, safety), teaches pulmonary exercise/breathing, pacing, and energy conversation techniques, balance coordination activities, fall prevention, home exercises, safe strides/vertigo exercises, postural exercises.
Work History
12/2017 to Current
Home Health Physical Therapist Brookdale Senior Living Niskayuna, NY,
  • Worked in a home health setting and created individualized exercise programs for homebound patients.
  • Worked with health care professionals and families to maintain the continuation of care
  • Followed all HIPAA rules and regulations regarding patient confidentiality.
  • Evaluated patients, established and assessed treatment plans and made adjustments as needed for maximum benefits.
  • Provided in-home therapeutic treatments to patients after surgeries and hospitalization
  • Scheduled patient appointments to meet treatment requirements and ensure quality care.
  • Implemented treatment programs for Geriatric patients with musculoskeletal, neurologic, cardiopulmonary and balance problems.
  • Communicated with physicians to provide updates on patient care.
  • Documented each patient’s case with updates in the computer system.
  • Answered questions from patients via email, phone and in person.
  • Attended training and change management processes to improve operations.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Adhered to established policies, procedures and compliance for satisfactory audit rating.
  • Negotiated agreements between employees to clarify misunderstood directions and resolve conflicts affecting performance.
  • Participated in team communications and information during case conferences/meetings.
  • Attended seminars and training to improve knowledge and skills on the treatment and management of various cases.
12/2017 to Current
Physical Therapist Premise Health Tucson, AZ,
  • Attended transition program and physical therapy training
  • Accomplished online tasks and training modules pertaining to physical therapy provided by Avant
  • Completed BLS/CPR and continuing education programs sponsored by Avant
10/2009 to 10/2017
Physical Therapist Premise Health Chicago, IL,
  • Evaluated patients, planned and organized treatment programs
  • Observed and recorded patients' responses to therapies and exercises to report to practitioners and recommend adjustments to treatment plans.
  • Performed actual physical therapy treatment: (1) Electrotherapy (2) Therapeutic Exercises (3) Hydrotherapy (4) Heating Modalities
  • Supervised trainees and clinical students during the performance of physical therapy procedures/modalities
  • Performed administrative functions in the section such as typing necessary documents; filing the names of incoming & outgoing patients, coordinating with the section's Chief PT regarding patient care; contacting different agencies and departments regarding patient care
  • Attended inter-departmental meetings regarding matters that concern the physical therapy department
  • Demonstrated clear written and oral communications skills when working with health care professionals, patients, and caregivers.
Education
Expected in
Doctor of Physical Therapy: Physical Therapy
The University of Montana - Missoula, MT
GPA:
  • Currently in the second semester
Expected in 04/2009
Bachelor of Science: Physical Therapy
Emilio Aguinaldo College - Manila, Philippines, ,
GPA:
  • Dean's List
  • Graduated cum laude
  • Awarded (Leadership, Most Outstanding Student, Clinical Proficiency)

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School Attended
  • The University of Montana
  • Emilio Aguinaldo College
Job Titles Held:
  • Home Health Physical Therapist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physical Therapist
Degrees
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • Bachelor of Science

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