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physical therapy assistant intern resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Enthusiastic team player, deeply committed to delivering quality care as Physical Therapy Assistant for geriatric and orthopedic patients. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

Skills
  • Skilled in patient relations
  • Patient-focused therapy
  • Net Health formerly Optima Therapy Software Proficiency
  • Data Management
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Problem-Solving
  • Customer Service
  • Multitasking Abilities
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Self-Motivated
  • Decision Making
Education
LaGuardia Community College 31-10 Thomson Ave, Queens, NY 11101, Expected in 12/2021 Associate of Science : Major in Physical Therapy Assistant - GPA :
Certifications

● Basic Life Support (BLS), CPR and First Aid Certified

Work History
Pavilion At Queens For Rehabilitation & Nursing - Physical Therapy Assistant Intern
City, STATE, 09/2021 - 11/2021
  • Used Net Health formerly Optima Therapy to chart patients' progress and update departmental records with data according to healthcare documentation regulation
  • Maintains accurate, complete, and timely documentation reflecting the interventions and education provided, interdisciplinary communication, and plan of care.
  • Communicated effectively with other care providers (physicians, nurses, occupational therapists, speech therapists, respiratory therapists) to provide for continuity of patient care to create and implement individualized treatment plans for 11 geriatric patients per day.
  • Developed exercise programs and balance activities under supervision of physical therapist.
  • Performed therapy interventions utilizing standard physical therapy techniques and skills under supervision of a physical therapist to help patients with histories of pulmonary disease, coronary disease, Parkinson's, diabetes, amputations, and other diagnoses.
  • Administer physical agent modalities: thermal, US, diathermy, and electrotherapeutic agents.
  • Conferred with other health care staff to enhance rehabilitation or maintenance of function.
  • Worked one-on-one to restore function, relieve pain and prevent disability.
  • Observed patient tolerance and status during treatment to modify treatment program if necessary.
  • Assist with discharge planning and instructed caregivers/patients on proper execution of home exercise regimens.
  • Designed treatment program to achieve established goals.
  • Responded to established emergency procedures to promote patient safety and care.


Energize Physical Therapy - Physical Therapy Assistant Intern
City, STATE, 06/2021 - 08/2021
  • Used Clinicient EMR to chart patients' progress and update departmental records with data according to healthcare documentation regulation.
  • Assisted up to 15 - 18 patients recovering from sports, work, and personal injuries with completion of treatments prescribed by physical therapist, including exercise regiments, muscle stretching, soft tissue mobilization.
  • Administered massages and traction to relieve pain, improve comfort levels and decrease or prevent deformity or crippling.
  • Devised creative treatment plans for individuals suffering from injuries or diseases.
  • Implements appropriate interventionstreatment as indicated by the patient's functional status, diagnosis, and age in conjunction with the supervising therapists established plan of care.
  • Performed therapy interventions utilizing standard physical therapy techniques and skills.
  • Administered therapeutic treatments to ease patients' pain and facilitate healing of injuries.
  • Planned and carried out individually designed programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve or restore physical functioning and alleviate pain.
  • Observed effects of treatment at various stages and adjusted treatments to achieve maximum benefit.
  • Designed treatment program to achieve established goals.
  • Decreased waste and promoted cost effectiveness while maintaining patient safety and quality of care.
  • Responded to established emergency procedures to promote patient safety and care.


Central Medical Services Of Westrock - Physical Therapy Aide Team Leader
City, STATE, 10/2015 - 07/2020
  • Setting goals for performance and deadlines in ways that comply with company's plans ad vision.
  • Organizing workflow and ensuring that employees understand their duties or delegated tasks.
  • Monitoring employee productivity and providing constructive feedback and coaching.
  • Pass on information from upper management to employees and vice versa.
  • Prepare and submit weekly reports.
  • Provides quality service by enforcing quality and customer service standard.
  • Enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Update critical numbers and document reasoning of increase or decrease.
  • Manage spreadsheet of all patients.
  • Maintained supply inventory by placing orders when supplies ran low.
  • Assist front desk by answering phones, scheduling appointments, filing documents and processing payments.
  • Reviewed patient medical history and referral notes from other medical practitioners to understand health problems and to start physical therapy.
  • Followed all HIPAA rules and regulations regarding patient confidentiality.
  • Enforced safety procedures with all patients.
Accomplishments
  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets.
  • Supervised team of 5 staff members.
  • Dean’s List
Affiliations

American Physical Therapy Association

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School Attended

  • LaGuardia Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Physical Therapy Assistant Intern
  • Physical Therapy Assistant Intern
  • Physical Therapy Aide Team Leader

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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