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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Recent graduate with previous hands-on work as a Physical Therapy Aide and Intern while attending Nassau Community College. Eagerly seeking a role as a Physical Therapist Assistant in an inpatient or outpatient setting.

Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: Physical Therapist Assistant, Expected in 2015
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Nassau Community College - Garden City, NY
GPA:
Status -

- Class President of the Physical Therapist Assistant club

- Fall 2013 Dean's list Academic Achievement Award

- Fall 2014 Dean's list Academic Achievement Award

- Leadership development workshop

Clinical Experience
Physical Therapist Assistant Intern, 04/2015 - 05/2015
Helen Hayes Hospital City, STATE,

- Facilitated ADLs and assisted patients with functional mobility to increase comfort and quality of life.

- Assisted patients with physical movements to help restore function and lessen pain and disability.

- Instructed patients in the safe and effective use of pulleys, weights, inclined surfaces and other equipment.

- Earned repeated commendations from supervisor and patients for providing high-quality, compassionate care.

- Facilitated health and healing by cultivating caring relationships with patients.

- Maintained organized documentation and patient files.

- Compassionately assisted patients with debilitating conditions such as back pain, arthritis, fractures, sports injuries, head injuries, strokes and cerebral palsy.

-Executed transfers, stair and assistive device training, exercise training, wheel chair management, monitored vitals for cardiac and intensive care patients.
 
Physical Therapist Assistant Intern, 02/2015 - 04/2015
Professional Physical Therapy City, STATE,
- Applied Ultrasound, electrical stimulation, Joint mobilizations, balance and strengthening exercises.
- Educated patients and their families in their home exercise programs.
- Co-treating with athletic trainers to rehabilitate patients.
- Performed and documented patients ROM with goniometers.
- Compassionately assisted patients with debilitating conditions such as back pain, arthritis, fractures, sports injuries, head injuries, strokes and cerebral palsy.
- Administered massage as well as heat, water, ice, electrical, and light stimulation as part of therapeutic programs.
- Provided therapy to patients with debilitating conditions such as back pain, arthritis, fractures, sports injuries, head injuries, strokes, cerebral palsy and Parkinson's disease.
Physcial Therapist Assistant Intern, 08/2014 - 11/2014
STARS Physical Therapy City, STATE,
- Routinely performed assessments to evaluate muscle, nerve, joint and functional abilities.
- Counseled and made recommendations to patients and their caretakers and families about communicative strategies and devices.
-Maintained organized documentation and patient files. Administered massage as well as heat, water, ice, electrical, and light stimulation as part of therapeutic programs.
- Regularly assessed effects of treatment and adjusted to achieve maximum benefit.
Physical Therapist Assistant Intern, 2014 - 04/2015
A. Holly Patterson Extended Care Facility City, STATE,
- Restored function for patients and prevented/lessened disabilities following disease or profound injury (including loss of limb, traumatic brain injury, stroke, lymphoma and paralysis).
- Executed treatments, modalities and therapeutic exercise programs encompassing active and passive ranges of motion, muscle reeducation, massage and heat/water/ice/electrical/light stimulation.
- Instructed patients in the safe and effective use of pulleys, weights, inclined surfaces and other equipment prescribed for their treatment.
- Participated in wound-care treatment and helped patients adapt to the use of wheelchairs, braces, canes, crutches and prosthetic/orthotic devices.
- Performed assessment exams to evaluate muscle, nerve, joint and functional abilities.
- Excelled in ability to customize/adapt conventional PT techniques to meet the special needs of individual patients.
- Provided comprehensive training in PT techniques to nursing and other medical personnel as well as family members of patients.
Work History
Port State Control Officer VBST, 07/2009 - 08/2012
United States Coast Guard Los Angeles, CA
E-3, 11/2006 - 07/2009
United States Coast Guard San Juan, PR
Military Experience and Awards
SN-Marine Science Technician
08/2006 - 08/2012
United States Coast Guard ,
USCG, 2006-2012
  • Earned numerous awards, medals and commendations
  • USCG Training Center Yorktown Most Wellness Points Award
  • Coast Guard Achievement medal
  • Enlisted Person of the Quarter
  • Good Conduct Award
  • Coast Guard Meritorious Team Commendation
  • Coast Guard Meritorious Team Commendation 2010
  • Coast Guard Meritorious Team Commendation 2011
  • Honorable Discharge

Other recognitions and awards

- Korean and Spanish linguist
- Unit Health Promotion Coordinator- Tailored individual workout programs, encouraged healthy lifestyles and created nutritional plans to assist service members achieve and maintain United States Coast Guard weight standards and fitness goals.
- Community relations coordinator
Skills
• Strong interpersonal skills and ethics
• Leadership Skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ethics
  • Leadership skills
  • Proficiency with computer systems (Meditech and EMR systems)
  • Can speak basic Spanish and Korean
Affiliations

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)             March 2015-Present

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School Attended

  • Nassau Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Port State Control Officer VBST
  • E-3

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science

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