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

Dedicated and growth minded Physical Therapist with more than 23 years of experience working in a variety of therapy settings. Strong neonate, pediatric, interpersonal, myofascial release and leadership skills. Creative and team oriented.

  • Extensive John Barnes' Myofascial Release training and experience
  • Emotional intelligence and leadership trainings
  • Team training and supervision
  • Outpatient pediatric therapy background
  • NICU experience
  • Serial casting capability
  • Adept with DAFOs/orthotics
  • Feeding expertise
  • Pediatric home health experience
  • Pediatric inpatient experience
11/2018 to Current
Lead Physical Therapist Cleveland Clinic Parma, OH,
  • Assist in IFSP goal development and give professional input determining infant goals and progress.
  • Prescribe and demonstrate in-home exercises and therapies to ensure that clients maintain progress and physical health.
  • Collaborate with orthotist to provide appropriate equipment and orthotics including casting and making recommendations for DAFOs.
  • Schedule and coordinate orders, evaluations, re-evaluations, and visits with office staff, families and providers.
  • Provide home pediatric physical therapy evaluation and treatment services to children with developmental, neurological, musculoskeletal and genetic disorders.
  • Customize conventional physical therapy techniques to meet specific needs of individual patients.
  • Review physician referrals and patient medical records to formulate an accurate diagnosis and best course of treatment.
  • Mentoring new hires and PT students as well as serving as a resource for other therapists in the region
11/2018 to 02/2020
Outpatient Physical Therapist Brooks Rehabilitation Fernandina Beach, FL,
  • Performed age appropriate evaluations and standardized assessments for pediatric clients in the outpatient setting
  • Treated clients utilizing play based therapy, therapeutic activities, myofascial release, gait training and orthotics
  • Documented patient physical therapy treatments and made observations on improvement utilizing EMR in a timely fashion
  • Provided consultations to OTs and SLPs regarding gross motor concerns with their clients
  • Assisted with developing Physical Therapy program at clinic
10/2004 to 04/2019
Pediatric Physical Therapist Phoenix Children's Hospital Cincinnati, OH,
  • Performed age and diagnosis specific assessments for a wide variety of orthopedic, developmental, neurological, musculoskeletal, auto-immune and congenital diagnoses in outpatient and NICU settings, neonate to 21 years of age.
  • Created and implemented appropriate treatment plans utilizing interventions such as manual therapy, therapeutic exercise, e-stim, neurodevelopmental techniques, serial casting, orthotics.
  • Established therapy presence and helped develop therapy referral criteria in the Special Care Nursery/NICU as well as established developmental follow-up clinic in conjunction with SLP.
  • Member of a multi-disciplinary developmental care team to establish and refine developmental care practices and protocols in the Special Care Nursery/NICU.
  • Provided education and served as a resource to NICU nursing staff surrounding developmental care and infant driven feeding.
  • Participated in NICU rounds and family case conferences.
  • Coordinated scheduling and provided free screenings in developmental follow-up clinic for NICU/Special Care nursery patients.
  • Supervised and coordinated care with PTAs and students.
  • Performed majority of PT-specific orientation for new hires and mentored new grads and students.
  • Collaborated and communicated with OTs, SLPs, social worker, lactation consultants, nurses, DME vendors and physicians to coordinate optimal care for patients.
  • Provided education and served as a resource to colleges.
  • Member of multi-disciplinary teams to create a more positive and growth minded work environment and for Medilinks, the electronic documentation system.
  • Earned repeated commendations from supervisor and patients for providing high-quality, compassionate care.

Certified Physical Therapist

CPR certified

APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor

Education and Training
Expected in
Master of Science: Physical Therapy
Saint Louis University - St. Louis, MO

Magna cum laude graduate

Outstanding Clinical Achievement Award Recipient

Outstanding Academic Achievement Award Recipient

Expected in
B.S: Exercise Science
Saint Louis University - St Louis, MO

Magna cum laude graduate

Professional Education
  • "Infant-Driven Feeding: Advancing Oral Feeding Practice in the NICU"
  • "Supporting and Enhancing NICU Sensory Experiences"
  • "4th Annual Developmental Care Conference: Operationalizing Trauma-Informed Care in the NICU"
  • "A Team Approach to Tongue and Lip Ties in the Breastfeeding Dyad"
  • Myofascial Release Seminars: MFR I and II, Unwinding, Rebounding, Advanced Unwinding, Advanced Rebounding, Cervical-Thoracic, Fascial-Pelvis, Quantum Leap, Equine MFR I, Fascial Cranium
  • "Midwest Lactation Conference: Clinical Skills and Community Outreach"
  • "Midwest Developmental Care Conference: The Advanced Practice of Developmental Care"
  • "Yoga and Pilates for the Special Needs Child"
  • APTA member
  • Received the Hal and Katie Palmer Rehabilitation Award, an Excellence in Caring and Foundation Employee Excellence Award, a peer nominated award for a person in the Rehabilitation department who exhibits excellence in caring with patients, families and colleagues.
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