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Physical Therapist Assistant

Location:
Summerville, South Carolina, 29483, United States
Posted:
May 28, 2010

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LAUREN DANELLE SMITH

*** ******** **. ***********, ** 29483 • (843) *** **** • abmqyo@r.postjobfree.com

APTA & SCAPTA Member

LICENSED PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT

Objective: To provide optimal and cost effective patient care that restores function

and/or prevents disabilities following disease or injury while promoting the

profession of Physical Therapy

Recent graduate with clinical experience in Outpatient, Skilled Nursing, and Acute Care Physical Therapy.

Treatment style blends professionalism, knowledge, compassion, and the ethical code of practice to integrate the

needs of the patient with the mission, policies, and vision statement of the facility. Ability to correspond and work

well with all levels of patients, other health care professionals, and the public. Experienced in communication using

diplomacy and tact with people of various cultural and educational backgrounds. Dedicated to providing strict

confidentiality of all work related and sensitive information. Ability to organize, interpret, and document data.

Practice in recognizing medical emergencies and providing safety for patients and co workers. Provision of

encouragement and education to patients and their families.

CORE COMPETENCIES

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Gait and Transfer Training Cerebrovascular Accident Rehab

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Range of Motion, Strengthening, Tetraplegic & Quadraplegic Rehab

Stretching, & Balance Exercise • Amputee Rehab

• Manual Muscle Testing • Intermittent Compression

• Thermal Modalities • Postural Drainage and Chest

• Cryotherapy Physical Therapy

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Hydrotherapy Monitoring Vital Signs

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Ultrasound Knowledge of Basic Science and

Disease Processes

• Electrical Stimulation

• Goniometry

• Cervical & Pelvic Traction

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

Roper Berkeley Day Hospital Moncks Corner, South Carolina

Heartland of West Ashley Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility Charleston, South Carolina

Roper Hospital Charleston South Carolina

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Select Fitness, North Charleston, South Carolina 2008 Present

Fitness Coordinator

• Responsible for overall direction, supervision, and evaluation of supportive staff

• Administrative duties

• Ensure fitness services appropriately reflect national trends related to exercise

HER Lifestyle, Summerville, South Carolina 2005 – 2008

Owner/Operator

• Personal and Group Exercise training services

EDUCATION, LICENSURE, & CERTIFICATIONS

Associate in Applied Science, Trident Technical College, 2010

Associate in Arts, Trident Technical College, 2005

Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant, South Carolina, License TBD

Certified CPR for the Health Care Provider, American Heart Association

Certificate Of National Service in recognition of service to communities and our country, AmeriCorps 2005



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