physical therapist resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Motivated Doctor of Physical Therapy with 9 years of experience with skilled rehab, outpatient, LTACH and home health therapy and proven history of keeping patient committed to treatment plans both in and out of therapy sessions. Highly sensitive to patients' needs and comfort. Knowledgeable in orthopedic/musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary and neurological therapies and exercises with emphasis on the adult and geriatric populations.

  • Patient screening/evaluation/intervention
  • Designing physical therapy programs
  • Developing effective treatment plans
  • Efficient, specific documentation abilities
  • Discharge planning
  • Patient-focused care
  • Establishing and evaluating goals
  • Completing patient and family/caregiver education
  • Application and adjustment of PT equipment and modalities
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Possess exceptional time management, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with diverse clientele
Work History
05/2018 to Current Physical Therapist Kids Care Home Health | Portland, OR,
  • Successfully managing caseload consisting of skilled rehab, long term care and outpatient patients
  • Trained and oriented new physical therapists and physical therapy assistants
  • Supervised clinical students and support staff, including certified and licensed assistants and volunteers
  • Contributed to team meetings and collaborated with management in patient recovery program decision-making process
  • Facilitated outpatient therapy for patients with knee and hip replacements, chronic pain and balance disorders
  • Administered massage as well as heat, water, ice, ultrasound and electrical stimulation as part of therapeutic programs
08/2017 to 04/2018 Physical Therapist Kids Care Home Health | Denver, CO,
  • Experience with both SNF and LTACH settings/ experience with medically complex conditions and needs
  • Evaluated and treated wide range of conditions, including chronic and acute pain, disc, arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's, stroke and neuropathies
  • Managed high-volume caseload including over-seeing two buildings
  • 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
  • Researched and stayed abreast of current treatment modalities by attending professional development opportunities
  • Managed acute and chronic conditions with full understanding regarding complex therapy needs
10/2015 to 08/2017 Physical Therapist Kids Care Home Health | Houston, TX,
  • Employed part-time in SNF and part-time as home health PT
  • Managed a caseload of inpatient, home health and long term care patients
  • Provided physical therapy services in 86-bed facility for medically complex patients with emphasis on adult and geriatric populations to restore function to patients post disease, injury or general decline
  • Maintained interdisciplinary approach for optimal patient care. Conducted staff, family/caregiver and patient education and participated in plan of care meetings, conducted home safety evaluations
  • Perform PT duties on as-needed basis for diverse population in home environment, including conducting evaluations, completing patient screens, establishing treatment plans, provided patient-specific interventions, completing discharge planning and summaries, patient/family education and communication with interdisciplinary team including nursing, physicians and other therapists assigned to care
07/2011 to 10/2015 Physical Therapist Kids Care Home Health | Aurora, CO,
  • Provide PT services in 75-bed facility for medically complex patients with emphasis on adult and geriatric populations
  • Maintain a high-volume caseload (approx. 8-10 patients daily).
  • Senior Therapist role: supports the delivery of the highest standard of rehab services through appropriate utilization of services and the promotion of clinical programs; assists manager with customer service; recognized as "go to person" from a clinical stand point in gym; assists in clinical development and growth of therapy staff; assists in identification of areas of opportunity for clinical growth for therapy dept; assists with developing clinical excellence to support customer service and promoting good teamwork, company culture and diversity within the gym
  • Work in collaboration with therapy manager to oversee therapy department operations including daily patient and therapist scheduling, overseeing of therapists in the absence of TPM, MDS assessment periods and data, attending and contributing to staff conferences and meetings and utilization review, assisting with budget and revenue reporting
Expected in 2008 to to Bachelors | Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA GPA:

Expected in 2011 to to Doctorate | Physical Therapy Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA GPA:
Graduated Cum Laude
  • CPR certified through American Heart Association

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School Attended

  • Slippery Rock University
  • Slippery Rock University

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