in patient rehab and acute care hospital resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Highly motivated and compassionate physical therapist bringing excellent therapeutic skills from varied clinical experiences. Excellent communicator with outstanding patient rapport-building skills and training skills. Collaborative therapist with great interdisciplinary team work and multitasking abilities.

  • Excellent bilingual (Korean and English) skills
  • More than 22 years of experiences with Acute care, Acute Trauma care, in-patient Neuro rehab, out-patient Orthopedic care, Post-surgical ambulatory, Geriatric, Medical/Surgical intensive care and Cardiopulmonary rehab.
  • Excellent teaching/education skills
  • Great interdisciplinary collaboration and team works
  • CPR/BLS certification
  • Highly recognized patient satisfaction and functional outcomes by compassionate approach to patients
2006 to Current In-patient Rehab and Acute Care Hospital Providence Everett Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Currently working as lead physical therapist in surgical/medical intensive care unit and cardiopulmonary surgical unit.
  • Provided acute care PT through various unit settings such as Orthopedic, Trauma, Neuromuscular, Cardiopulmonary and medical intensive care.
  • Performing intensive care physical therapy (PT) treating patients with neuromuscular disease, post cardiac surgery, acute trauma/TBI, post orthopedic surgery and critical illness.
  • Participating and organizing interdisciplinary rounding with medical doctors, nurses, pharmacologist, dietician, respiratory therapists in intensive care units
  • Delivering care giver training to patient's care givers and providing periodic in-services to nurses regarding early mobilization
  • Created safety protocol for Bariatric patients using multiple Bariatric equipments
  • Established SCI protocol using Tilt in Space Wheel Chair in medical intensive care
  • Worked at In-Patient Neuro rehab Unit to treat patients with stroke, SCI, TBI and other various neurological disorders
  • Supervising and educating physical therapy assistant and PT student
1998 to 1999 Skilled Nursing Facility Young Pain And Rehabilitation Center | City, STATE,
  • Evaluated and treated patients in skilled nursing facility to establish measurable goals and promote restoration of their physical function
  • Participated and performed wound care treatments collaborating with clinical wound care experts
  • Provided Geriatric PT for patients to optimize their functional mobility, reduce pain and disability.
  • Established safety protocol for fall prevention in facility
  • Identified and properly documented patient goals, evaluated progress and planned periodic screening of patients' physical function
1996 to 1998 Acute Care Hospital North Florida Regional Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Performed acute care physical therapy through Orthopedic, neurologic, geriatric and medical intensive care skills
  • Evaluated and supervised Physical Therapy students, aids and volunteers at hospital
  • Prescribed and demonstrated in-home exercises and therapies to help patients improve progress and physical health.
  • Incorporated clinical expertise, patient values and best evidence to drive clinical practice.
1995 to 1996 Facility Director in Geriatric Out-Patient Clinics Integra-Symphony Co | City, STATE,
  • Planned and supervised operations of out-patient clinics located in two adult living facilities.
  • Coordinated resources and delegated assignments to maintain efficient therapeutic operations.
  • Conducted performance evaluation to employees and assisting them to achieve performance goals
  • Performed and applied varied orthopedic manual techniques, therapeutic modalities and therapeutic exercises
  • Developed and instructed daily exercise program for facility residents to optimize their well being
  • Planning and organizing periodic meeting with facility management team and care takers to optimize patients safety and well being
1993 to 1995 Skilled Nursing Facility Nova Care Co. | City, STATE,
  • Administered physical therapy in skilled nursing facility utilizing therapeutic exercises, various standardized testings and physical agents.
  • Screened and assessed patients to establish measurable goals and promote restoration of functional mobilities.
  • Provided comprehensive in-service of functional transfer techniques to nursing staffs, family members as well as other medical providers.
  • Rendered highest quality of care when interacting with patients and families.
1992 to 1992 Orthopedic Hospital Hwang's Orthopedic Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Planned and administered Orthopedic manual skills, modalities, taping skills, therapeutic exercise programs and post-surgical treatment
  • Reviewed physician referrals and patient medical records to formulate accurate diagnosis and best course of treatment.
  • Identified and properly documented patient goals, evaluated progress and planned reevaluation.
  • Participated in interdisciplinary team meetings to optimize patient outcome and maximize patient satisfaction
Expected in 12/1999 to to Master of Health Science | Physical Therapy University of Florida, Gainesville, FL GPA:
  • Thesis: Analysis of Fitts' tapping performance in individuals with Parkinson's Disease before and after Pallidotomy
  • Minor in Gerontology
Expected in 02/1992 to to Bachelor of Science | Physical Therapy Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, GPA:
  • CPR and BLS certification

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School Attended

  • University of Florida
  • Yonsei University

Job Titles Held:

  • In-patient Rehab and Acute Care Hospital
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Acute Care Hospital
  • Facility Director in Geriatric Out-Patient Clinics
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Orthopedic Hospital


  • Master of Health Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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