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PHYSICAL THERAPIST STUDENT INTERNSHIP
Professional Summary

Empathetic physical therapist with strong interpersonal skills and proficiency in patient assessment, time management and therapy-program design. Nimble supporter of individual client growth with progression and improvement at forefront. Patient and methodical therapist with thorough understanding of each step in healing process.

Work History
Company Name. City, StatePhysical Therapist Student Internship | 01/2021 - Current
  • Conducted mild-mod complexity evaluations including patients with comorbidities requiring chart review and consideration for contraindications to some treatments.
  • Tested and measured patients' strength, motor development and function, sensory perception, functional capacity, and performed special tests for indicated pathology.
  • Planned and efficiently supervised operations of 50-75 patient per week outpatient clinic.
  • Evaluated and treated wide range of conditions, including Joint replacements, chronic and acute pain, disc prolapse, whiplash, arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's, stroke and neuropathies.
  • Interpreted results and proposed intervention plans, including short and long-range goals, frequency and duration.
  • Administered therapeutic treatments including modalities such as ultrasound, Tens, IFC, and manuals such as PROM/AROM and joint mobilization to ease patients' pain and facilitate healing of injuries.
  • Planned and administered range of treatments and therapeutic exercise programs involving active and passive ranges of motion and muscle reeducation.
  • Used WebPT to chart patients' progress and update departmental records with data according to healthcare documentation regulation.
  • Supervised support staff, including certified and licensed assistants, technicians and volunteers.
  • Observed and recorded patients' responses to therapies and exercises to report to practitioners and recommend adjustments to treatment plans.
  • Administered therapeutic treatments including progressive resistive exercise, manual resistance and neuromuscular reeducation to facilitate patient recovery.
Company Name. City, StatePhysical Therapy Student Intern | 08/2020 - 10/2021
  • Conducted mild-mod complexity evaluations including patients with comorbidities requiring chart review and consideration for contraindications to some treatments.
  • Tested and measured patients' strength, motor development and function, sensory perception, functional capacity, and performed special tests for indicated pathology.
  • Planned and efficiently supervised operations of 20-40 patient per week outpatient clinic.
  • Performed modalities such as electrical stimulation, ultrasounds, myofascial release and spot massages to improve patient movement and functions.
  • Improved patient muscle strength through progressive resisted exercise and re-education of balance reactions, walking and daily living skills.
  • Administered therapeutic treatments including manual treatments such as joint mobilization, spinal manipulation and manual resistance to improve mobility and recovery of injury.
  • Used Wellsky to chart patients' progress and update departmental records with data according to healthcare documentation regulation.
  • Reviewed patient medical history and referral notes from other medical practitioners to understand health problems and suggest appropriate physiotherapy regimen to facilitate movement for daily activities.
  • Assessed treatment plans and made adjustments as needed for maximum benefits.
  • Planned and administered range of treatments and therapeutic exercise programs involving active and passive ranges of motion and muscle reeducation.
  • Evaluated and treated wide range of conditions, including chronic and acute pain, disc prolapse, whiplash, dislocations, arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, post surgical, stroke and neuropathies.
  • Taught patients uses of wheelchairs, braces, canes, crutches and prosthetic devices.
  • Planned individually-designed treatment programs to restore, maintain and improve physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent disability.
Company Name. City, StatePhysical Therapy Student Internship | 07/2020 - 08/2021
  • Conducted mild-mod complexity evaluations including patients with comorbidities requiring chart review and consideration for contraindications to some treatments.
  • Tested and measured patients' strength, motor development and function, sensory perception, functional capacity, and performed special tests for indicated pathology.
  • Assisted in treatment of 35-45 patients per week.
  • Used [Software] to chart patients' progress and update departmental records with data according to healthcare documentation regulation.
  • Interpreted results and proposed intervention plans, including short and long-range goals, frequency and duration.
  • Observed and recorded patients' responses to therapies and exercises to report to practitioners and recommend adjustments to treatment plans.
  • Administered therapeutic treatments including joint mobilization, PROM and manual resistive exercises to ease patients' pain and facilitate healing of injuries.
  • Exhibited courtesy, compassion and respect to patients, families, caregivers, visitors, physicians, administrators and co-workers.
  • Evaluated and treated wide range of conditions, including chronic and acute pain, disc prolapse, whiplash, dislocations, arthritis, joint replacement, ligament repair/replacement, stroke and neuropathies.
Company Name. City, StatePhysical Therapist Student Internship | 06/2020 - 06/2021
  • Conducted minimal complexity evaluations on patient strength and mobility in order to assess next step in patient care.
  • Clinically assessed whether patient was appropriate for home health, SNF, continued care in the hospital, or discharge.
  • Interpreted results and proposed intervention plans, including short and long-range goals, frequency and duration.
  • Used [Software] to chart patients' progress and update departmental records with data according to healthcare documentation regulation.
  • Accurately completed insurance and Medicaid billing and OASIS documentation for patient visits.
  • Demonstrated clear written and oral communications skills when working with health care professionals, patients and caregivers.
  • Evaluated and treated conditions, including TKA, THA, TSA, traumatic injury resulting in broken bone, stroke and other conditions that resulted in hospitalization.
  • Exhibited courtesy, compassion and respect to patients, families, caregivers, visitors, physicians, administrators and co-workers.
  • Interpreted results and proposed intervention plans, including short and long-range goals, frequency and duration.
  • Administered therapeutic treatments including bed mobility, ambulation training and toileting to improve patient function and independence.
  • Aided patients in adjusting to use of assistive devices such as cane and crutches by performing demonstrations, administering manual exercise and providing motivation.
Skills
  • Skilled in Patient Relations
  • Manual treatment
  • Physical examination
  • BLS training
  • Massage therapy
  • Beginner level Bilingual in Spanish specifically related to physical therapy.
  • Gait assessment
Education
Loma Linda UniversityCityExpected in 06/2021Doctor of Physical Therapy: Physical Therapy
California State University NorthridgeCity06/2015Bachelor of Science: Kinesiology

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School Attended

  • Loma Linda University
  • California State University Northridge

Job Titles Held:

  • Physical Therapist Student Internship
  • Physical Therapy Student Intern
  • Physical Therapy Student Internship

Degrees

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy : Physical Therapy
    Bachelor of Science : Kinesiology

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