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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary
Hardworking, compassionate home health physical therapist offering 17 years of home health experience and solid credentials, including dual-state licensure, BLS and CPR certifications and a Master's Degree in physical therapy.
Skills
  • Patient assessment expert
  • Adaptive to changing environments
  • Home health care expertise
  • Program development

  • CPR up to date
  • Patient-focused therapy
  • Experienced in Allscripts documentation
  • Trained in home safety evaluations
  • Can work directly with equipment vendors
Work History
08/2017 to 11/2021
Homecare and Hospice Physical Therapist Evergreen Healthcare Federal Way, WA,
  • Educated patients and family members regarding diagnosis, injury prevention and therapeutic treatments.
  • Conducted clinical assessment and evaluation to determine patient needs.
  • Planned individually-designed treatment programs to restore, maintain and improve physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent disability.
  • Supervised clinical students, certified and licensed assistants, technicians and volunteers.
  • Planned and administered range of treatments and therapeutic exercise programs involving active and passive ranges of motion and muscle reeducation.
  • Managed acute and chronic conditions with full understanding regarding complex therapy needs.
  • Taught patients uses of wheelchairs, braces, canes, crutches and prosthetic devices.
  • Taught patients how to live within limits of capabilities and celebrated successes.
  • Delivered home care therapy to home bound and long-term care patients.
03/1999 to 01/2017
Home Health Physical Therapist Careone Teaneck, NJ,



  • Multidisciplinary Case-Management Team: Working directly with patient physicians, nurses, occupational and speech therapists as well as social workers, equipment vendors, and private caregivers
  • Patient Medical Records: Responsible for maintaining up to date patient visit documentation in Allscripts , in facility charts and progress notes to physician
  • Direct Patient Care : Full responsibility for patient care from initial assessment through discharge from care ( no use of physical therapy aides)
  • Functional Mobility :Specialized in functional based therapy to return patients to maximum independence in home setting
  • Patient Goal : Established initial and updated patients short and long terms goals
  • Community Service : Provided in-services to assisted living, adult foster care, hospice volunteers and home health aides in proper body mechanics, transfer techniques and use of Hoyer lifts
  • Home Exercise Programs: Instructed patients and caregivers in home exercise programs during time on service and at discharge
  • Time Management Proficiency : Productivity expectations of 3-4 patients during a 5 hour day (part-time)
  • Monitored and recorded patient progress in response to therapy.
  • Evaluated and treated a wide range of conditions, including chronic and acute pain, s/p total joints, cardiac rehab, COPD, pneumonia, arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s, stroke and neuropathies.
  • Educated patients and family members regarding diagnosis, injury prevention and therapeutic treatments.
  • Accurately completed insurance and Medicaid billing and OASIS documentations in timely manner.
  • Planned and administered a range of treatments and therapeutic exercise programs involving active and passive ranges of motion and muscle reeducation.
  • Taught patients uses of wheelchairs, braces, canes, crutches and prosthetic devices.
  • Taught patients how to live within the limits of their capabilities and celebrated their successes.
  • Delivered home care physical therapy to homebound patients.
  • Diligently observed patient safety, risk management and infection control policies and procedures at all times.
  • Contributed to team meetings and collaborated with management in the decision-making process.
  • Consistently exhibited courtesy, compassion and respect to patients, families, caregivers, visitors, physicians, administrators and co-workers.
1994 to 03/1999
Physical Therapist St. Joseph Medical Center City, STATE,



  • Direct Patient Care : Followed all patients from initial assessment to discharge in all areas of medical center including acute care, inpatient orthopedics, outpatient orthopedics, and inpatient rehabilitation
  • Acute Rehabilitation Background :primary position was in inpatient rehab
  • Multidisciplinary Case-Management Team: worked directly with Physicians, RNs, Occupational and Speech therapists and well as Aides
  • Functional Mobility : Specialized in returning patients to maximum functional mobility to facilitate return to independent living
  • Patient Goals : Established initial and advanced care plans
  • Outpatient Therapy: outpatient orthopedic rotation
  • Home Exercise Programs :Developed complete home exercise programs prior to patient discharge home
  • Therapy Procedures :Functional training, modalities, manual therapy , therapeutic execise

Education
Expected in 1991 to to
Bachelor of Science: Biology
Bucknell University - Lewisburg, Pa.
GPA:
Expected in 1993 to to
Master of Science: Physical Therapy
Boston University - Boston, Ma
GPA:
Certifications
  • Licensed RPT, State of North Carolina,Idaho, and Oregon
  • CPR current through 10/2022

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School Attended

  • Bucknell University
  • Boston University

Job Titles Held:

  • Homecare and Hospice Physical Therapist
  • Home Health Physical Therapist
  • Physical Therapist

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Science

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