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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Energetic Physical Therapist Assistant offering wealth of experience in charting patients' progress and supervising junior staff members. Hardworking and safety-conscious with background working in outpatient clinics. Specific expertise in Area of orthopedic sexpertise.

Dedicated Physical Therapist Assistant focused on cultivating positive patient relationships. Knowledgeable in rehabilitation and caseload management. Successful career history comprising more than 44 years.

Experienced PRAwith over44 years of experience in rehabilitation . Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving customer satisfaction.

Skills
  • Patient Interviews
  • Muscle Performance
  • Joint Protection
  • Physical Therapy
  • Patient Care
  • Medical Records Management
  • Rehabilitation
  • Prosthetics
  • Therapeutic Exercise
  • Injury Prevention
  • Exercise Programs
  • Patient Safety
  • Patient service
  • Strengthening
  • Therapeutic exercises
  • Needs assessment
  • Supervision
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Computer proficiency
  • Responsible
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Multitasking abilities
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Detail-oriented
Work History
PTA, 05/2017 to 05/2019
Futurecare HealthBaltimore, MD,
  • Assisted Number Physical Therapists to initiate different patient care plans in outpatient setting.
  • Followed all HIPAA rules and regulations regarding patient confidentiality.
  • Documented each patient case with updates in computer system.
  • Implemented treatment programs for children with juvenile arthritis and those in recovery from sports injuries.
  • Answered questions from patients via email, phone and in person.
  • Worked in acute care setting and created individualized exercise programs for patients.
  • Delivered exceptional level of service to each customer by listening to concerns and answering questions.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Served customers in a friendly, efficient manner following outlined steps of service.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Prepared a variety of different written communications, reports and documents to ensure smooth operations.
PTA, 06/1976 to 04/2019
Futurecare HealthBaltimore, MD,
  • Assessed treatment plans and made adjustments as needed for maximum benefits.
  • Assisted 4-6 Physical Therapists to initiate different patient care plans in outpatient setting.
  • Followed all HIPAA rules and regulations regarding patient confidentiality.
  • Documented each patient case with updates in computer system.
  • Answered questions from patients via email, phone and in person.
  • Worked in acute care setting and created individualized exercise programs for patients.
  • Delivered exceptional level of service to each customer by listening to concerns and answering questions.
  • Monitored all company inventory to ensure stock levels and databases were updated.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Served customers in a friendly, efficient manner following outlined steps of service.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Prepared a variety of different written communications, reports and documents to ensure smooth operations.
Firefighter/EMT/Paramedic/instructor/preceptor , 06/1977 to 05/2018
Aid, Rural Metro, Transcare AmbulanceCity, STATE,
  • Conducted equipment and vehicle checks to maintain continuous and safe operation.
  • Triaged patients in emergency situations based on life-threatening needs and delegated tasks to better provide treatment to maximum patients at once.
  • Maintained levelheadedness and efficiency in high-pressure situations, effectively prioritizing tasks to save lives and provide medical care.
  • Communicated with lucid patients to gather incident and medical history information.
  • Served as principal liaison between emergency medical response department and other city departments, public organizations and private agencies.
  • Communicated with patients about pain, comfort and needs during transportation and preliminary medical care.
  • Quickly recognized patient needs based on conditions and administered medications for Type, Type and Type situations.
  • Facilitated preparation and training for mass-casualty occurrences to minimize loss of life and maximize patient recovery.
  • Used Heart monitor defib, SaO2 monitor, blood sugar to administer treatments in all situations with accuracy, safety and speed.
  • Evaluated patient vital signs and status to determine care needs using pulse oximeters and electronic vital sign machines.
  • Recorded situational triages, medication administration and patient statuses using paper charts to collect data on EMT effectiveness and emergency preparedness.
  • Collaborated with medical professionals to communicate patient needs with accuracy and speed using hospital and medical codes.
  • Administered emergency medication to patients, quickly responding to changes in conditions and medication reactions.
  • Developed and maintained rapport with coworkers and local hospital staff to facilitate efficient patient care.
  • Responded to over 10 daily emergency calls to provide quick and compassionate medical assistance and care for patients.
  • Restocked ambulance with proper equipment such as vents, ET tubes, medication and IV pump tubing to maintain optimum inventory.
  • Executed emergency diagnostic procedures to treat patients, including stomach suction, airway management and heart monitoring.
  • Administered tests and medication to stabilize patients in field or in transit.
  • Trained 80-100 EMTs in basic life support skills, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation, oxygen therapy, wound care, patient history elicitation and splinting.
  • Controlled wounds and injuries en-route to hospitals, prepping patients for advanced treatments or maintaining conditions pre-arrival.
Education
: , Expected in 06/1972 to TH South HS - Terre Haute, IN,
GPA:
: Physical Therapy, Expected in 05/1976 to Vincennes University - Vincennes, IN
GPA:
Associate Of Science Paramedics : Emergency Paramedics , Expected in 05/1988 to Methodist Hospital School of Paramedics - Indianapolis, In,
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • TH South HS
  • Vincennes University
  • Methodist Hospital School of Paramedics

Job Titles Held:

  • PTA
  • PTA
  • Firefighter/EMT/Paramedic/instructor/preceptor

Degrees

  • Associate Of Science Paramedics

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