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Physical Therapist Home Health

Fairfield, ME
August 15, 2012

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Joan E. Lofthus, BS, PTA, LMT

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Fairfield, ME 04937


Career Objective:

To obtain and maintain a position in health care which encompasses the philosophy of wellness and utilizes manual therapeutic skills.


BS, USM - 1996; Applied Technical Education

AAS, KVCC - 1995; Physical Therapist Assistant Program

Certificate - 2001, Fuller Circles School of Therapeutic Massage; Massage Therapy

Hospice Certified - 2004; Hospice Volunteers of Maine

CEUs - available on request

MOTS, USM- previously matriculated in Masters program for OT on part time basis; 75% complete


PTA, June, 1995 – May, 2012

Sundance Rehabilitation, 1995-1997, Farmington/Skowhegan, ME; SNF/LTC

Service Master Rehabilitation, 1997-1998, Auburn, ME; SNF/LTC

Redington-Fairview General Hospital, 1998-2001, Skowhegan, ME; inpatient/outpatient

MaineGeneral Hospital, 2001-2005, Waterville, ME; Home Health Care

Greater Brunswick Physical Therapy, 2006-2007; Brunswick, ME; manual/outpatient

Jade Integrated Health; 3/2010-3/2011; Portland, ME; manual/outpatient

Kindred Healthcare 1/2006-4/2012; Waterville, ME; SNF/LTC

Mentor/Clinical Ladder I; 10/07 to 10/11, Kindred Healthcare

Synertx Rehabilitation, 2007 –present, per diem traveler in Maine at contract SNFs

LMT, June, 2001-present;

Self-employed in private practice, Fairfield, ME: Therapeutic massage,

Myofascial work, Medical massage, and on-site chair massage

Adjunct Faculty, 1995-2006

1995- 2006, KVCC, Fairfield, ME; PTA Program, Supervised/Testing Lab

2001-2005, Fuller Circles School of Therapeutic Massage, Waterville, ME;

(Myokinesiology, Medical Massage, Pathology Instructor)

Professional Tutor, 1994-2004

1994-1995, Peer Tutor

1995-2004, Academic Center for Excellence, KVCC

Curriculum Developer, 2006

1/2006 – 4/2006, KVCC, Fairfield, ME; Massage Therapy Program


PTA: Maine Lic #PA1527, Colorado Lic # PTA.0012917 LMT: ME Lic #MT1524

Special Interests:

Patient Education, Neuro/Stroke Rehabilitation, Manual Therapy, Aquatics, Functional Outcomes, Hospice; Quality Improvement

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