private hire physical therapist resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Enthusiastic healthcare professional dedicated 16 years to direct case management as licensed Physical Therapist helping others navigate pain, injuries, limitations and meet personal goals. Skillful in wide breadth of therapies and exercises to optimize function and lifelong movement. Highly motivated to pursue a non-clinical role that requires creative energy in this digital revolution; aligning learning with business demands. Offering genuine leadership, qualified functional mobility and rehabilitation knowledge with innovative ideas to meet digital demands creating a well-rounded connected experience for both members and staff.

  • Case Management Expert
  • Expertise in Home Health and Orthopedics
  • Solid Interpersonal oral and written skills
  • Strong assessment skills
  • Therapeutic Exercise Instruction
  • Patient Education
  • Plan of Care Creativity
  • Adaptable to digital evolving needs
  • Computer Proficient ( EHR/EMR, Epic operating systems, MS office/Excel, Graphic Design/Apps, video-editing Apps, Design Space)
  • Engaging personality & camera comfortable
  • Detail-oriented
  • Instructor of Adult & Community Education Courses on Balance & Fall Prevention; Pelvic Floor Strengthening & Incontinence
  • Aquatic Rehabilitation
  • Balance & Fall Prevention training
  • Pelvic Floor Training II Certification
  • Kinesiology Tape certification
  • Earned excellent ratings on ALL performance reviews
Work History
Private Hire, Physical Therapist, 01/2020 to Current
Brooks RehabilitationCallahan, FL,
  • Conducted clinical assessments to determine patient needs to determine treatment care plan
  • Provided client rehabilitation in personal home-based setting to home bound and long-term care patients
  • Taught patients how to live within limits of capabilities and adapt to environment
  • Supported patients' progress and physical health by prescribing and demonstrating at-home exercises for long term health benefits
  • Provided patient education to clients, or family members regarding diagnosis, injury prevention and therapeutic treatments
  • Trained clients personal support staff in their private homes that needed 24 care for their family member(s).
  • Taught/Convinced clients uses of wheelchairs, braces, canes, crutches and prosthetic devices for safety
  • Created digital exercise reels for private patients to improve ease, compliance and success with home exercise program or technique instruction
Personal Caregiver Support, 07/2020 to 10/2021
Brooks RehabilitationKissimmee, FL,
  • Assisted household couple with personal care, mobility, meal preparation and medication
  • Applied mobility assistance knowledge to help train other caregivers & family providing 24/7 assistance
  • Determined specific needs and provided most appropriate level of services for patient well-being
  • Planned activities to encourage movement, stretching and strength building
  • Remained alert to problems or health issues of clients and competently responded
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to supervisor and staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery
  • Supported clients to assure quality of life and sustain needs until peaceful end of life
Physical Therapist, 04/2012 to 01/2018
Maine Health Care At HomeCity, STATE,
  • Delivered home care therapy to restore patient function to home bound and long-term care patients following surgeries, debilitating conditions, or profound injury
  • Medical chart navigation to formulate comprehensive medical history to ensure best plan of care
  • Planned AND taught individual-designed treatment programs to decrease pain, restore function, and improve quality of life
  • Primary therapist who was assigned to pediatrics, post-op ortho surgical cases, and manual-work intervention needs
  • Trained & supervised clinical students and personal support staff, including certified licensed assistants
  • Familiar with Cerner and Epic operating systems to remotely chart patients' progress and update departmental records
  • Accurately completed insurance and Medicare billing and OASIS documentation for patient visits
  • Collaborated closely with patients' support systems, and other healthcare providers to develop comprehensive care plans
  • Assessed needs for adaptive equipment/lifts to ensure safety and independence
  • Highly proficient regarding DME's, and adaptive way to improve safety of one's living environment
  • Managed caseload and organized daily schedules of therapy assistants and patients.
  • Aided and counseled patients adjusting to permanent physical disabilities
  • Educated patients and family members regarding diagnosis, injury prevention and therapeutic treatments
  • Taught Community Education in-services on Balance & Fall Prevention for Senior outreach programs
Physical Therapist, 06/2003 to 04/2012
DownEast Rehabiliation AssociatesCity, STATE,
  • Greatly contributed to company successes of 3 therapist-led practice
  • Facilitated rehabilitative therapy in outpatient setting; aquatic rehabilitation for chronic conditions
  • Conducted clinical assessment and evaluation to determine patient needs
  • Researched and stayed abreast of current treatment modalities by attending professional development opportunities, specializing in Women's Health issues
  • Developed Women's Health Program specializing in SI dysfunction, incontinence, and pelvic pain
  • Managed acute and chronic conditions with full understanding regarding complex therapy needs
  • Educated patients and family members regarding diagnosis, injury prevention and therapeutic treatments
  • Administered soft tissue techniques and appropriate modalities to improve comfort levels and decrease pain. Taught therapeutic exercises, provided balance training, pelvic floor muscle re-education and behavioral therapy techniques
  • Pt Educator Advocator for years teaching adult-education courses on Pelvic Floor Health & Incontinence
Masters in Physical Therapy: Physical Therapy, Expected in 05/2003 to Husson University - Bangor, ME,
Bachelor of Science: Health, Expected in 05/2002 to Husson University - Bangor, ME

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School Attended

  • Husson University
  • Husson University

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  • Personal Caregiver Support
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physical Therapist


  • Masters in Physical Therapy
  • Bachelor of Science

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