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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Links
  • www.linkedin.com/in/Jessica-w-26a248b3
Professional Summary

Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant with excellent skills in customer service and assessing musculoskeletal conditions. Able to converse in Spanish. Background working in high-tempo outpatient and in-hospital rehab centers focused on neurological and musculoskeletal conditions. Extensive knowledge of manual therapy techniques and functional therapeutic activities. Certified in Applied Functional Science. Focused on pre and postoperative surgical care.

Skills
  • Experience in multiple settings including aquatic, neurologic, outpatient orthopedic, postoperative care, acute, and pediatrics including a wide berth of medical conditions.
  • Highly motivated and adept multitasking skills while working in high patient load (25+) clinics.
  • Significant pre and postoperative surgical orthopedic experience. Well versed in contemporary surgical protocols.
  • Proficient in Spanish.
  • Certified Applied Function Science Certification via Grey Institute.
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
  • Experience with numerous EMR's including WebPT, Clinicient, Epic, etc.
  • Technical and mechanical experience with complex hardware in fast-paced customer service environments, requiring organization and problem solving skills.
  • Delegation, training, and mentorship of aides with regards to therapeutic exercises, modality use, and education of clinical reasoning.
Work History
04/2019 to Current Physical Therapy Assistant Veterans Health Administration | Paragould, AR,
  • Assist two physical therapists to initiate different patient care plans in an outpatient setting.
  • Assess treatment plans and make modifications as needed for maximum benefits.
  • Communicate with the primary physical therapists, as well as physicians to provide updates on patient care.
  • Assess patients' functional deficits and applied appropriate interventions in order to improve mobility and strength.
  • Utilize manual therapy techniques, FMR, strapping, PNF, and various modalities to accelerate patients' recovery.
  • Observe postoperative protocols with surgical patients.
  • Develop appropriate therapeutic exercise programs for the clinic as well as for home. Educated patients and their families on what was required to make successful recoveries.
  • Delegated tasks such as therapeutic exercises and modalitiy use to PT aides under supervision of a PT.
  • Initiated program for clinical use of televisits with patients post COVID-19 outbreak.
12/2018 to Current Physical Therapist Assistant Cleveland Clinic | East Claridon, OH,
  • Work for registery staffing agency in various settings including inpatient acute, SNF's, neurological, subacute postoperative care, as well as orthopedic outpatient and pediatrics.
  • Work in acute and outpatient care settings and where I create individualized exercise programs for patients.
  • Assist numerous physical therapists with initiating different patient care plans in outpatient settings.
  • Communicate with physicians to provide updates on patient care.
  • Follow all HIPAA rules and regulations regarding patient confidentiality and documented with with various EMRs.
  • Assess patients' functional deficits and then applied appropriate therapeutic interventions.
  • Observe postoperative protocols as well as assessed vitals prior and during treatment for at-risk patients.
  • Collaborate with MDs, nurses, PTs, OTs, and STs regarding emergent events, co-treatments, medication updates/implications, family support/education, medical device requests, etc.
11/2018 to Current Physical Therapist Assistant Cleveland Clinic | Chippewa Lake, OH,
  • Work for registery staffing agency in various settings including acute, SNFs, pediatrics, neurological, subacute postoperative care, and outpatient.
  • Work in acute care settings and created individualized exercise programs for patients.
  • Assist numerous physical therapists to initiate different patient care plans in outpatient settings.
  • Communicated with physicians to provide updates on patient care.
  • Follow all HIPAA rules and regulations regarding patient confidentiality and documented with with various EMRs.
  • Assess patients' functional deficits and then applied appropriate therapeutic interventions.
  • Observe postoperative protocols as well as assessed vitals prior and during treatment for at-risk patients.
  • Collaborate with MDs, nurses, PTs, OTs, STs regarding emergent events, co-treatments, medication updates/implications, family support/education, medical device requests, etc.
03/2018 to Current Physical Therapist Assistant (Per Diem) Kenecks Therapy | City, STATE,
  • Understand genetic neurological and orthopedic disorders (including pre and postoperative) and related motor skill deficits in affected children (and adults).
  • Initiate plans of careers under the supervision of two physical therapists.
  • Develops interpersonal communication skills with children and families.
  • Develops appropriate therapeutic exercise programs on-site or at home to promote patient goals and continued progress.
  • Collaborate and perform co-treatments with other therapeutic fields (OT and ST) in order to create best possible outcomes for the patient.
Education
Expected in 05/2015 Physical Therapy Credential | Physical Therapy Assistant Cerritos College, Norwalk, CA GPA:
  • Graduated with 4.0 GPA
  • Awarded Valedictorian of class.
  • Worked as a PT aide in aquatic-neurological setting and then later as a PTLA upon graduation.
Expected in 05/2013 Bachelor of Science | Exercise Science California State University - Northridge, Northridge, CA, GPA:
  • Graduated with 3.7 GPA
  • Participated in Parkinsonian study helping graduate students.
  • Worked as a PT aide from 2011-2013 in an outpatient orthopedic setting.
  • Volunteered at Providence Holy Cross in an active setting.
Expected in 05/2010 Associate of Science | General Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA GPA:
  • Graduated with 3.2 GPA
  • Volunteered in the Athletic Training room.
  • Founded and participated in the PCC Dive Club.
  • Head Lifeguard at PCC from 2008-2010.
Accomplishments

Valedictorian of Cerritos 2015 PTA Class

Certifications
  • First Aid/CPR Certified
  • Certified Applied Functinoal Science
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialits
  • Tai Chi - FAI Education
  • Mulligan Concept: Upper Quadrant
  • Mulligan Concept: Lower Quadrent

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School Attended
  • Cerritos College
  • California State University - Northridge
  • Pasadena City College
Job Titles Held:
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (Per Diem)
Degrees
  • Physical Therapy Credential
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science