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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

I am currently a Physical Therapist Assistant at an Outpatient clinic in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. I graduated from Martin Community College in May of 2014 with an AAS in PTA. I have approximately 1 year of experience in physical therapy, but I have over 15 years of patient care experience between emergency services and industrial health and safety.

Skill Highlights

Gentle and skilled with therapy procedures

Observant

Empathetic and patient

Strong medical ethic


  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Computerized charting specialist
  • Problem resolution ability
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
Professional Experience
Student Physical Therapist Assistant, 02/2014 to 03/2014
St Mary's Health SystemMerrimack, NH,
  • This was the Physical Therapy Department for the Marine Corp Air Station at Cherry Point.
  • The normal case load was two patients every hour in the morning and one or two patients every hour in the afternoon.
  • I was able to observe dry needling procedures here.
  • This rotation saw a heavy concentration of knee problems, ACL reconstruction rehab, lower back problems, ankle problems and shoulder problems.
  • This was an extremely fast paced environment where time management was key.
  • I presented a 30 minute in-service with powerpoint and handouts on Femoral Acetabular Impingement for the entire clinic.
Student Physical Therapist Assistant, 01/2014 to 02/2014
Carteret General HospitalCity, STATE,
  • This was an outpatient setting, however, I did observe some hospital activities as well.
  • During this rotation I was able to see most of my clinical instructors patients.
  • My instructor would see his new evaluations and was there to observe me while I treated the patients.
  • During this rotation I learned many things about cervical, upper, mid and lower back problems.
  • I saw patients with orthopedic concerns, Post CVAs, Parkinson's disease and cervical/back pain.
  • Patients ranged from infants to older adults.
  • At the hospital, I observed a speech therapist during some evaluations of different patients and discussed with her the symptoms and possible interventions for these patients.
Student Physical Therapist Assistant, 10/2013 to 11/2013
Carolina Physical TherapyCity, STATE,
  • This was my first clinical experience during my PTA program.
  • After a day of following my clinical instructor I started seeing one of his patients' each hour.
  • Within a couple of weeks I started seeing two patients every hour.
  • I learned how to create home exercise programs for patients.
  • The case load for this site is wide ranging and I was able to work with many of the patients that came to the clinic.
Health and Safety Inspector, 1999 to 06/2007
Bridgestone Americas CorporationCity, STATE,
  • In the health and safety department I was responsible for doing all of the fire inspections in the facility, doing safety checkouts on new machinery and conducting safety training classes.
  • I responded to all medical calls in the facility as well as operated the medical department on all backshifts and weekends.
  • I spent about 5 years on the production side of the plant in Warehousing and Tire Production.
  • While on the production side of the plant, I maintained an involvement on the plant emergency response team, responding to any emergency situation that might have happened while I was at work.
EMT-Paramedic, 11/1987 to 07/1997
Nash County Emergency ServicesCity, STATE,
  • Emergency pre-hospital care to sick and injured persons.
  • Trained in all skills of a qualified paramedic.
  • NCEMT-P certification, Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification, Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification, Basic.
  • Trauma Life Support certification as well as American Heart CPR certification.
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: Physical Therapist Assistant , Expected in 2014 to Martin Community College - Williamston, NC
GPA:
: General College toward PTA, Expected in to Nash Community College - Greenville, NC
GPA:

Attended from 2010-2012. Took all the pre-requisites for the PTA program.

Member of Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society.

: General College, Expected in to East Carolina University - Greenville, NC
GPA:

Attended from 8/1986 to 7/1987. Took general education required courses toward an intended major course of study.

Licenses

Certified Physical Therapist Assistant- North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy, Lic. # A5436. Expires January 31, 2017


CPR Certified- American Heart Association. Expires January 2016.

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Interests

Boy Scouts of America- I have been involved with this organization in many different capacities for many years (10+). I have held leadership, advisory and national staff roles.


Coopers Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue- I was a volunteer firefighter, EMT and paramedic for 18


years.

Additional Information
    Community Service

    Boy Scouts of America- I have been involved with this organization in many different capacities for many years (10+). I joined when I was 12 years old. As an adult, I have held leadership, advisory and national staff roles. I have had the opportunity to work with youth from Cub Scout age all the way through adulthood.


    Coopers Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue- I was a volunteer firefighter, EMT and paramedic for 18 years.

    Skills
    Basic, clinical experience, CPR Certified, CPR, fast, instructor I, instructor, Life Support, machinery, powerpoint, Physical Therapist Assistant, Physical Therapy, safety, speech, therapy, Time management, Trauma, Warehousing

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    Resume Overview

    School Attended

    • Martin Community College
    • Nash Community College
    • East Carolina University

    Job Titles Held:

    • Student Physical Therapist Assistant
    • Student Physical Therapist Assistant
    • Student Physical Therapist Assistant
    • Health and Safety Inspector
    • EMT-Paramedic

    Degrees

    • Associate of Applied Science

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