Contract Physical Therapist Resume Samples

A Contract Physical Therapist works directly with patients to teach them various functional tasks and exercises on a contract basis. The job description entails motivating clients to strengthen their muscles to alleviate pain. Typical duties seen on the Contract Physical Therapist Resume include the following – consulting with patients to learn more about their physical condition and symptoms; diagnosing movement dysfunction and developing a treatment plan; teaching patients on how to use therapeutic exercise techniques; assisting patients with the use of equipment; maintaining patient records and keeping track of goals and progress; and working with patients to deal with their acute and chronic conditions.

Regardless of the work setting, the following skills are universally common and include the following – a variety of non-clinical skills; the ability to comply with safety precautions and procedures; and strong communication skills. A bachelor’s degree in physical therapy is commonplace among job applicants.

Contract Physical Therapist Resume example

Contract Physical Therapist Resume

Objective : As a Physical Therapist to utilize my clinical and educational experience, deliver quality care as a member of a multi-discipline team in order to achieve a superior patient outcome, and facilitate professional growth.

Skills : Occupational Therapy Services, Patient Care.

Description :

    1. Provided physical therapy services to patients with complicated medical diagnosis demonstrating dysfunction in functional mobility at skilled nursing and long term care unit, acute rehabilitation, acute hospital, and outpatient setting per client needs.
    2. Performed specialized patient care evaluations, identify complex patient problems, and integrate physical therapy treatment with other health care professionals.
    3. Documented patient's progress based on treatment goals.
    4. Supervised PTAs, perform reassessment, family/ caregiver training to facilitate discharge planning.
    5. Provided education to both patient and family members regarding the plan of care.
    6. Provided contract physical therapy services for outpatient therapy company (mobile physical therapy services).
    7. Performed full patient care in outpatient, aquatic, inpatient rehabilitation, and long term care/skilled nursing facilities.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS


Contract Physical Therapist Resume

Objective : Dedicated RPT seeking an orthopedic physical therapy position in a dynamic environment that promotes learning, an interdisciplinary team approach, and excellent patient care.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Staff Management, Documentation, Operations Management.

Description :

    1. Provided physical therapy services to 3-5-year-olds with various diagnoses (i.e.Developmental Delay, Crix du Chat, Autism) in the preschool setting.
    2. Designed and provided individual treatment plans, to a caseload of 23 children, to improve gross motor skills necessary to succeed in the school setting.
    3. Planned Treatment consists of sensory input/modulation techniques, therapeutic exercise, motor planning/learning, yoga for children.
    4. Created structured gross motor activities that can be implemented in the classroom and gym/playground settings.
    5. Provided a collaborative approach to treating children.
    6. Provided teaching staff with a knowledge base and training to assist children in the classroom.
    7. Assisted and collaborated with other clinicians to develop sensory diets.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BS


Contract Physical Therapist Resume

Objective : A results-oriented, physical therapist/supervisor with more than 15 years of professional experience. Expertise includes several types of manual therapy, patient-specific exercise programs, and finding the root of the problem for each diagnosis. 

Skills : Occupational Therapy Services, Strength and Coordination.

Description :

    1. Coordinated monthly wheelchair clinics with local companies; working with companies to measure and order proper wheelchairs and equipment.
    2. Managed contract Physical Therapy coverage of 5 residential community-based homes, train 100 staff, assessed and monitored therapeutic needs of 30-40 consumers.
    3. Screened, evaluated, and treated with various physical therapy disorders in the pediatric population.
    4. Established trusting relationships with staff and multi-cognitive and physically impaired consumers.
    5. Worked very closely with Speech Pathologist on proper positioning for optimal feeding skills.
    6. Organized and structured electronic-based documentation.
    7. Evaluated and treated patients in a variety of settings with an emphasis on outpatient care.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS

Contract Physical Therapist Resume

Objective : As a Contract Physical Therapist is responsible to implement and coordinate treatment plans that meet the needs of each client and working together to deliver remarkable patient experiences.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Manual Therapy Techniques.

Description :

    1. Evaluated Patient within one working day of physician referral.
    2. Completed a comprehensive evaluation using appropriate evaluation and assessment tools and procedures.
    3. Reviewed patient records for current diagnoses, past medical history, precautions, and contraindications.
    4. Established measurable goals and developed treatment plans to move the patient toward his or her maximum level of independence and/or function.
    5. Supervised Physical Therapist Assistants and Rehab Techs in direct patient care and Patient-related activities in accordance with the state practice act.
    6. Interpreted and communicated evaluation findings and treatment program to patients, families, and other team members.
    7. Collaborated and supported the plan of care as determined by the physician and healthcare team.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BS

Contract Physical Therapist Resume

Objective : Dedicated Registered Physical Therapist offering 5 years of clinical experience working with adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. Excellent interpersonal skills. Able to manage multiple tasks with firm deadlines.

Skills : Planning Health Care Treatments, Operating Medical Diagnostic Equipment.

Description :

    1. Provided the evaluation, treatment, and assessment of patients with variable diagnoses of acute and chronic pain, following traumatic injury and for post-surgical rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries.
    2. Worked closely with treating physicians to initiate a comprehensive rehabilitation protocol.
    3. Provided an individualized home program to establish long term self-management of injuries.
    4. Expanded familiarity with patient demographics varying from adolescence to the geriatric population with diverse levels of physical activity levels, including active-duty military, retired military, and family members.
    5. Supervised Physical Therapy Assistants.
    6. Provided treatment to homebound clients, evaluating and implementing care plans for clients recovering from illness, surgery, or trauma.
    7. Worked with the Agency telehealth program for CHF and chronic disease management.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS

Contract Physical Therapist Resume

Headline : Enthusiastic, team-oriented healthcare professional with strong clinical and consultative skills in schools, and skilled nursing facilities. To support people with disabilities and their families to lead fulfilling lives by providing opportunities to learn and be connected with others.

Skills : Medicaid Billing, Adaptive Equipment Assessment, And Training.

Description :

    1. Evaluated patients and set up treatment programs.
    2. Purchased of all equipment, design of treatment and rehabilitation areas, interior decorations, hiring appropriate physical therapy staff, and to design and set up chan procedures and filing system.
    3. Reorganized the physical therapy department, set up procedures and protocols for treatments, design all forms needed for proper physical therapy charts.
    4. Evaluated physical therapy and set up appropriate treatment programs for all patients, which include personal injury cases/workman's compensation injuries, and private orthopedic referrals.
    5. Directed and responsible for both active and specialized services programs within a nursing home setting.
    6. Performed all initial evaluations.
    7. Developed a comprehensive, individualized treatment plan and goals for the patient and provides psychotherapy, group, and family therapy if applicable
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Contract Physical Therapist Resume

Summary : Dedicated, professionally trained Physical Therapist with over 3 years of experience in pediatric, adult, and geriatric care. Special emphasis upon evaluation and direct therapy, as well as specialized services and rehabilitation.

Skills : Management Skills, Patient care, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Performed evaluations on short term and long term residents in a skilled nursing facility as well as outpatients within the retirement community.
    2. Carried out the plan of care necessary for optimal outcomes.
    3. Worked closely with multiple PTAs throughout the rehab process.
    4. Performed evaluations and formulated plans of care for patients with sub-acute and chronic conditions.
    5. Worked closely with PTAs, Occupational Therapists, and Speech Therapists to shorten stay in a rehab setting.
    6. Communicated daily with nursing staff and doctors to ensure proper recovery. 
    7. Evaluated and assessed children for annual review, provided daily documentation of treatment sessions, and communicated with parents, physicians, supervisors, and other providers as needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS

Contract Physical Therapist Resume

Objective : Seek a position as a Contract Physical Therapist with opportunities for advancement, continuing education, and the ability to work in a variety of settings.

Skills : Management Skills, Operations Management.

Description :

    1. Worked with large rehab staff and excelled in working with a team.
    2. Worked as lone Physical Therapist in short term rehab and long term care setting.
    3. Performed evaluations and formulate plans of care for diagnosis ranging from sub-acute to chronic with emphasis on quality outcomes and optimal.
    4. Responsible for evaluation, building a plan of care, and treatment of patients.
    5. Responsible for caseload consisting of primarily personal injury cases, and acute injuries.
    6. Supported people with developmental disabilities. 
    7. Completed evaluations and developed a plan of care for primarily long term residents.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    0-2 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Entry Level
    Education
    Education
    BS

    Contract Physical Therapist Resume

    Objective : Licensed Physical Therapist with significant background in working with the geriatric populations with varying levels of complexities. Comfortable working in a team setting with strong communication skills and time management.

    Skills : Communication Skills, Patient Care, Listening Skills.

    Description :

      1. Worked as a contract staff physical therapist in several outpatient orthopedic settings based around the area.
      2. Provided physical therapy services for contract agency with a wide variety of clients including hospital outpatient programs.
      3. Performed evaluation and treatment of infants, toddlers, and school-aged children in the home.
      4. Evaluated, treated, and supervise patient care, supervision of LPTAs, developed Pediatric Evaluation Forms for Pediatric Home Health Care Program.).
      5. Evaluated, planned of care, meet goals of the plan of care, and working with all staff of the agency for the benefit of their client/patients.
      6. Provided capable fill-in help during vacation and pregnancy leave of regular staff for a designated period of time.
      7. Recommended inclusion of other team members for patient care as needed.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    0-2 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Entry Level
    Education
    Education
    BS

    Contract Physical Therapist Resume

    Objective : Seeking for a Physical Therapist position. Extensive background in education, teaching of public, peers, and private clients on matters related to health and wellness, as well as rehab/ recovery. Strong problem solving/ critical thinking skills utilized daily. 

    Skills : Operating Medical Diagnostic Equipment, Planning Health Care Treatments.

    Description :

      1. Routinely assessed residents in need of contracture management and wheelchair seating and positioning.
      2. Facilitated discharge to home by completing home evaluations.
      3. Advocated for the health and safety of the patient by routinely participating in interdisciplinary meetings.
      4. Evaluated and assessed appropriateness for long term residents to participate in a restorative nursing program.
      5. Routinely performed and carried out an individualized plan of care to ensure safe discharge to home.
      6. Managed physical therapy caseloads at two separate rehabilitation facilities.
      7. Developed and carried out a plan of care for the short term, long term, and outpatient rehabilitation patients.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      0-2 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Entry Level
      Education
      Education
      BS