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Assistant Physical Therapist

Bonne Terre, Missouri, 63628, United States
January 08, 2018

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Heather Thompson

**** ***** **** **** **********, MO 63640



May 2017 Associates in Applied Science – Physical Therapy Assistant Program

St. Louis Community College - Meramec, St. Louis, MO

May 2014 Bachelor’s of Science in Exercise Science

Lindenwood University - St. Charles, MO

Work Experience

August 2017 – Present PRN Physical Therapist Assistant at Southbrooke Skilled Nursing

– Farmington, MO

Working in the skilled and long-term care setting

Skillfully treat patients of varied diagnoses for improved function and mobility.

Document and charge appropriately

June 2017 – Present PRN Physical Therapist Assistant at St. Louis University Hospital

Skilled in orthopedic, cardiac, trauma, transplant and neurological patients

Provide physical therapy techniques to meet the specific needs of individual patients.

Document patient care services

Promoting health and wellness progression

Educating/discussing family planning

Collaborate and communicate with multiple healthcare disciplines to provide optimal care: OT’s, nurses, MDs & social workers.

Fall 2016 Clinical Experience: Delmar Gardens – Chesterfield, MO

Spring 2017 Clinical Experience: SSM Day Institute – Kirkwood, MO

Spring 2017 Clinical Experience: Saint Louis University Hospital – St. Louis, MO

May 2006 – 2016 Head Lifeguard at Farmington Waterpark/Civic Center

Head lifeguard overseeing approximately 40 lifeguards

Swim instructor for private and group lessons

Scheduling lifeguards

Monitor patrons as they engage in recreation

Perform first aid when necessary

July 2015 – May 2016 PRN Senior Fitness Specialist for Alliance Rehab – St. Louis, MO

Monitored and assisted senior residents in exercising

Instructed health and wellness classes

Ensured safety of the residents while exercising

May 2014 – Aug 2015 Physical Therapist Tech at Athletico - Farmington, MO

Assists Physical Therapists

Prep patients for their therapy session

Clean and maintain patient area and equipment

Aug 2014 – Oct 2014 Intern at Parkland Hospital, Huckstep Heart and Lung Center – Farmington, MO

Help develop safe and effective exercise programs for all members

Assess patients initial and post exercise vital signs

Attach 4-lead EKG to cardiac patients before exercising


2017- 2020 Missouri Board of Registration for the Healing Arts

Physical Therapist Assistant

2006 – 2019 Basic Life Support – CPR

Volunteer Experience

2013 – 2014 Disabled Athletes Sports Association (DASA)

Prescribed and implemented adaptive exercises for

individuals with an amputation

June 2016 Kids Enjoy Exercise Now (KEEN) St. Louis

Empower youth with disabilities by providing free, non-competitive, one-to-one programs of exercise, fitness and fun

April 2017 Special Olympics at St. Louis Community College – Meramec

Tested the athletes endurance with a 2 minute step test

Recording the athletes SpO2 and HR during pre and post exercise


Christina Cohoon PTA Professor

11333 Big Bend Blvd

St. Louis, MO 63122

Julie High PTA Professor/Program Coordinator

11333 Big Bend Blvd

St. Louis, MO 63122


Cheri Byington-Goldsmith Director of Finance at Parkland Hospital

1101 W Liberty St

Farmington, MO 63640


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