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Physical Therapist Assistant

Location:
Omaha, NE
Posted:
September 04, 2019

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Faith Paige Ford, DPT, PT

ac99gr@r.postjobfree.com ● 6809 S 53rd St, Omaha, NE 68117 ● 307-***-****

Objective: to obtain a physical therapy position at a clinic that will provide mentorship, encourage further professional development and is interested in expanding their current services provided.

Education

Doctor of Physical Therapy May 2019

Creighton University, Omaha, NE

Master of Science Aug 2016

Exercise Physiology & Nutrition

Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

Bachelor of Science May 2014

Health & Human Development: Exercise Science

Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

Clinical Experience

Student Physical Therapist

Institute for Latin American Concern, Santiago, Domincan Republic April 2019

-4-week clinical rotation in the Dominican Republic where I performed the following in Spanish while under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist

oEvaluation, examination and treatment of orthopedic, neurological and pediatric impairments/injuries

oDesigned, altered and adjusted equipment, splints and orthoses with limited resources to meet the needs of patients

oAs a group, provided the following continuing education to local healthcare providers

Child/adult CPR

Evaluation and treatment for patients with Parkinson’s disease

Nannen & Harte Physical Therapy, Blair, NE Jan 2019 - March 2019

-12-week clinical rotation where I evaluated, examined and treated a variety of aquatic, pediatric, orthopedic, geriatric and sports related injuries and impairments under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist.

Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO Sept 2018 – Dec 2018

-16 week clinical rotation where I evaluated, examined, and treated a variety of pediatric patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

-Gained experience in the following areas/units

oNeonatal intensive care unit, pediatric intensive care unit, pre/post-operative scoliosis care, oncology, sickle cell crisis treatment, aquatic therapy, acute flaccid myelitis, pre/post organ transplant care, torticollis, gross motor development and pediatric orthopedic injuries

-Attended the following interprofessional clinics: stroke, feeding, amputee, sports and amplified pain clinic

Team Physical Therapy, Broken Bow & Callaway, NE April 2017 - May 2017

-6-week clinical rotation where I evaluated, examined, and treated patients in the following settings while under supervision of a licensed physical therapist:

oorthopedic, acute, home health and SNF

-In-depth and hands on training with various Mulligan techniques

Live Well Physical Therapy, Grand Island, NE Aug 2017 – Sept 2017

-6-week clinical rotation where I evaluated, examined and treated a variety of patients with various orthopedic, women’s health, and vestibular disorders while under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist

-Gained knowledge and experience related to aquatic physical therapy interventions and plan of care

-Gained knowledge and experience related to manual techniques used to treatments with lymphedema

Physical Therapy Technician

Epicenter Therapy Services, Bozeman MT July 2011 – Aug 2016

-While under direct supervision of a licensed physical therapist, within the scope of my master’s degree and outside training, I helped assist with evaluations, testing, casting, plan of cares and during therapy sessions as needed

Teaching Experience

Graduate Teaching Assistant Aug 2014-2016

-Taught, facilitated, and provided a safe learning environment for three separate lab sections with up to 30 students per lab

-Helped create a new curriculum in collaboration with supervising professor

-Developed weekly quizzes and exams for the lab portion of the class

Research

Research Presentations

Poster Presentation at American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting

- New Orleans, Louisiana Feb 24, 2018

o“An interprofessional, team-base service learning model for professional student therapists, physical therapy residents, and occupational therapy fellows”

Graduate Researcher

Creighton University Jan 2017- Aug 2018

-Assisted with research that developed and assessed an interprofessional, team-based service learning model for professional student therapists, physical therapy residents, and occupational therapy fellows

Montana State University, Bozeman, MT Aug 2014-Aug 2016

-Designed and implemented an IRB approved masters level research project involving a late-night whey protein supplement and its effects on lean muscle mass.

Community Service

Metro Stars, Omaha, NE Jan 2017 - Aug 2017

Community Bike Shop, Gifford Park, Omaha, NE Aug 2017

Heartland Hope Mission, Omaha, NE Dec 2017

Wheelchair Cleaning, Omaha, NE Public School Oct 2017 and 2018

Anatomy Student Teaching Assistant, Bozeman, MT Aug 2011 - May 2014

Professional Development

Inservice Presentation

Acute Flaccid Myelitis at Children’s Mercy Hospital Dec 2018

Breathing and Eccentric Control at Team Physical Therapy May 2018

Continuing Education

C1 Schroth Certification Course Sept 30th-Oct 8th, 2019

Hawk Grip Level 1: IASTM Fundamentals June 29th, 2019

“Breaking Bad” By Mary Massery, Nechama Karmen and Trish West-Low Feb 2018

American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting

-New Orleans, Louisiana Feb 2018

-San Antonio, Texas Feb 2017

Nebraska Physical Therapy Association Fall Meeting Oct 2017

-Pain Course

Awards & Memberships Recognition

American Physical Therapy Association 2016-2019

Creighton University’s Physical Therapy Leadership Guild 2016-2019

Creighton University Student Physical Therapy Club Memberships

-Vice President of Physical Therapy for Jays4Peds and for the Student Empower Network

Aug 2017- Aug 2018

-Active Member of Creighton’s Neuro, and Sports Club Aug 2016 - 2018

Skills

Able to demonstrate entry level physical therapy related skills to provide quality patient centered care

Experience evaluating, examining and treating in Spanish

Experience ordering/adjusting pediatric related orthoses

Communication

Proficient with Word, PowerPoint, Excel and other frequently used programs

Experience with learning different electronic medical record systems in a time efficient manner

Certifications

Schroth C1 by October 8th, 2019

Hawk Grip Level 1

First Aid Adult & Child CPR/AED

Emergency First Responder

References

Matt Thomas

R: Clinical instructor at Nannen & Harte Physical Therapy

P: 402-***-****

E: ac99gr@r.postjobfree.com

Christin Close

R: Clinical instructor during ILAC experience in the Dominican Republic

P: 419-***-****

E: ac99gr@r.postjobfree.com

Sheri Simkins

R: Employer at Epicenter Physical Therapy Services

P: 406-***-****

E: ac99gr@r.postjobfree.com



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