Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Practiced Director of Rehabilitation oversees day-to-day operations of rehabilitation services to deliver highest standard of services with best possible outcome for clients. Maintains current Physical Therapy license and 20 plus years of healthcare, rehabilitation and early intervention experience in pediatric care facilities. Directs clinical management of rehab facility to foster quality improvement, excellent care planning and positive clinical utilization to meet program standards and guidelines. Skilled at improving processes, maximizing team productivity and reducing costs to achieve sustainable operations. Familiar with employee motivation and retention strategies, stakeholder relations and accreditation requirements.

  • Policy and Program Development
  • Strategic planning
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Training and Development
  • Policy and Program Development
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Problem-Solving
  • Policy and Program Development
  • Budget Planning/ Development
Work History
Physical Therapist, 08/2022 to Current
AdvisacareSouth Lyon, MI,
  • Planned individually-designed treatment programs to restore, maintain and improve physical functioning, all within the education setting.
  • Collaborated with educators, school administrators and external professionals in development of Individualized Education Plans (IEPs).
  • Consulted with teachers and parents to gain in-depth understanding of students.
  • Completed required documentation and reports for compliance and treatment planning.
  • Compiled and interpreted students' test results along with information from teachers and parents to diagnose conditions and assess eligibility for special services.
Physical Therapist, 07/2022 to Current
The Children's Institute Of PittsburghCity, STATE,
  • Constructed physical therapy treatment plans to increase functionality and strength.
  • Planned individually-designed treatment programs to restore, maintain and improve physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent disability.
  • Supported patients' progress and physical health by prescribing and demonstrating at-home exercises.
Sr. Director of Therapy Services, 07/2017 to 05/2022
The Children's Institute Of PittsburghCity, STATE,
  • Created and implemented program frameworks, performance standards and quality assurance requirements.
  • Aligned vision, goals and objectives with company strategy to achieve consistently high results.
  • Instituted formal operating procedures and enforced adherence to policies and regulations that impacted bottom-line.
  • Collaborated across disciplines to build high-quality infrastructure to support programs.
  • Fostered team cohesiveness, positive workplace culture and support of staff.
  • Managed relationships with partner organizations and led integration of program models with internal programs.
  • Led processes to set program goals, recommended timelines and organized resources needed to achieve goals.
  • Analyzed and assessed program performance data and implemented corrective measures.
  • Prioritized and allocated valuable resources to meet business targets.
Director of Physical Therapy Services, 07/2010 to 07/2017
Company NameCity, State,
  • Identified barriers to treatment and provided clinical education to meet patient needs.
  • Developed physical therapy financial strategies by estimating, forecasting and anticipating requirements, trends and variances.
  • Assisted company recruiters and human resources department in staffing, recruiting and retention of employees.
  • Approved and monitored clinic expenses relating to supplies, equipment and staffing.
  • Coordinated and evaluated services offered in clinics such as therapeutic exercise and functional training, modalities and manual therapy.
  • Collaborated and interacted with physicians and nursing management regarding patient flow, operational matters and quality of care incentives.
  • Established physical therapy operational strategies by evaluating trends, establishing critical measurements and determining productivity and quality patient-service strategies.
  • Spearheaded and implemented new projects to expand scope of engagement.
  • Recruited, hired and trained all staff, providing direct supervision, ongoing staff development and continuing education to employees.
  • Managed team of 40 employees, overseeing hiring, training, and professional growth of employees
  • Developed and implemented performance improvement strategies and plans to promote continuous improvement
  • Completed paperwork, recognizing discrepancies and promptly addressing for resolution
  • Conducted research, gathered information from multiple sources and presented results
Physical Therapist, 01/2001 to 07/2010
Company NameCity, State,
  • Taught patients uses of wheelchairs, braces, canes, crutches and prosthetic devices.
  • Supported patients' progress and physical health by prescribing and demonstrating at-home exercises.
  • Constructed physiotherapy treatment plans to increase functionality and strength.
  • Conducted clinical assessment and evaluation to determine patient needs.
  • Provided therapy session adaptations according to progress and limitations
Bachelor of Science: Physical Education, Expected in 08/1996
St. Bonaventure University - Saint Bonaventure, NY
Master of Science: Physical Therapy, Expected in 08/1996
Chatham University - Pittsburgh, PA

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School Attended

  • St. Bonaventure University
  • Chatham University

Job Titles Held:

  • Physical Therapist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Sr. Director of Therapy Services
  • Director of Physical Therapy Services
  • Physical Therapist


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Science

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