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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Dedicated Physical Therapy Professional with more than 16 years of experience working in patient-centered environments. Expertise in working with orthopedic populations , chronic conditions, balance/neurological disorders, geriatrics, worker's compensation cases and amputee/spinal cord injury patient's . Personable and friendly individual known for great work ethic and attention to detail.

Skills
  • Patient Interaction
  • Body Mechanics
  • Decision Making
  • Medical Recordkeeping
  • Relationship Building
  • Oral and Written Communication
  • Medical History Taking
  • Clinical Team Collaboration
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Self Care Instructions
  • Outpatient Therapy
  • Problem Solving
  • Pain Management Techniques
  • Acute and Chronic Conditions
  • Range of Motion Exercises
  • Team Building
  • Clinical Personnel Support
  • Medical Equipment Instruction
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Customer Service
  • Patient Follow Up
  • Home Exercise Programs
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Individual Therapy
  • Therapy Equipment Setup
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Balance Disorders
  • Time Management
  • Patient Inquiry and Response
Work History
02/2016 to Current
Physical Therapist Assistant Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network Windham, NH,
  • Communicated with physicians to provide updates on patient care.
  • Assessed treatment plans and made adjustments for maximum benefits.
  • Answered questions from patients via email, phone and in person.
  • Scheduled patient appointments to meet treatment requirements and provide quality care.
  • Assisted several Physical Therapists to initiate different patient care plans in outpatient setting.
  • Planned individually-designed treatment programs to restore, maintain and improve physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent disability.
  • Followed all HIPAA rules and regulations regarding patient confidentiality.
  • Worked in acute care setting and created individualized exercise programs for patients.
  • Taught patients how to live within limits of capabilities and celebrated successes.
  • Documented each patient case with updates in computer system.
  • Actively listened to customers' requests, confirming full understanding before addressing concerns.
  • Worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Improved operations through consistent hard work and dedication.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Exceeded goals through effective task prioritization and great work ethic.
12/2007 to 02/2016
Physical Therapist Assistant Pacific Medical Centers Simi Valley, CA,
  • Communicated with physicians to provide updates on patient care.
  • Assessed treatment plans and made adjustments for maximum benefits.
  • Answered questions from patients via email, phone and in person.
  • Scheduled patient appointments to meet treatment requirements and provide quality care.
  • Followed all HIPAA rules and regulations regarding patient confidentiality.
  • Assisted several Physical Therapists to initiate different patient care plans in outpatient setting.
  • Planned individually-designed treatment programs to restore, maintain and improve physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent disability.
  • Worked in acute care setting and created individualized exercise programs for patients.
  • Taught patients how to live within limits of capabilities and celebrated successes.
  • Documented each patient case with updates in computer system.
  • Actively listened to customers' requests, confirming full understanding before addressing concerns.
  • Worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Improved operations through consistent hard work and dedication.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Exceeded goals through effective task prioritization and great work ethic.
  • Provided physical therapy treatments to patient's in the skilled nursing home and also home health setting.
  • Provided physical therapy treatments to patient's in aquatic therapy pool as well as I taught a aquatic class for the duration of my employment 2-3 times a week to community members to assist with promotion of continued activity/exercise for the retired population in this area.
07/2005 to 02/2016
Physical Therapist Assistant Pacific Medical Centers Snoqualmie, WA,
  • Communicated with physicians to provide updates on patient care.
  • Assessed treatment plans and made adjustments for maximum benefits.
  • Answered questions from patients via email, phone and in person.
  • Scheduled patient appointments to meet treatment requirements and provide quality care.
  • Planned individually-designed treatment programs to restore, maintain and improve physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent disability.
  • Assisted 3-4 Physical Therapists to initiate different patient care plans in outpatient setting.
  • Followed all HIPAA rules and regulations regarding patient confidentiality.
  • Documented each patient case with updates in computer system.
  • Actively listened to customers' requests, confirming full understanding before addressing concerns.
  • Worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Improved operations through consistent hard work and dedication.
  • Exceeded goals through effective task prioritization and great work ethic.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Provided aquatic therapy treatments to orthopedic diagnosis, stroke patient's, a variety of autoimmune disorders as well as spinal cord injuries and athletic injuries
  • Provided physical therapy treatments to patient's in home health setting as well as Hospice patient's in skilled nursing facilities as well as in the home.
Education
Expected in 08/2005 to to
Associate of Science: Physical Therapist Assistant
Western Iowa Tech Community College - Sioux City, IA
GPA:
Expected in 05/1988 to to
High School Diploma:
Niobrara High School - Niobrara, NE,
GPA:
Additional Information

I have maintained certification for CPR/BLS all through my career. I am also required by the state of IA to complete the Mandatory Reporter Training Certification.

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School Attended

  • Western Iowa Tech Community College
  • Niobrara High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Physical Therapist Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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