Outpatient Physical Therapist Resume Samples

Most of the hospitals provide PT service to patients without admitting them in the hospitals, and an Outpatient Physical Therapist is tasked with the duty of visiting a series of clinics and provide physical therapy service to such outpatients. A well-drafted Outpatient Physical Therapist Resume mentions the following core duties and responsibilities – consulting with patients to learn about the physical condition and symptoms, diagnosing movement dysfunction and developing a treatment plan, teaching patients on how to properly use therapeutic exercise techniques; providing stimulations or massage to promote healing, educating and assisting patients in using equipment such as wheelchairs or walkers; and advising the patient and family about in-home treatment options and exercises.

To help patients deal with and cure their acute and chronic conditions, the following skills are needed – the ability to apply knowledge of anatomy, biomechanics, kinesiology, pharmacology, and cardiovascular, and pulmonary systems; effective communication and strong interpersonal skills, and compassionate nature. While entry-level roles need only a degree or master’s degree, advanced positions need more advanced training to enter the field.

 

Outpatient Physical Therapist Resume example

Outpatient Physical Therapist Resume

Headline : Obtain a challenging Outpatient Physical Therapist position that will use my passion for physical therapy, enthusiastic communication skills, and organizational proficiency to full mutual advantage. Professional qualities: Self-motivated, organized, observant, inquisitive, dynamic problem-solver, empathetic, goal-driven, optimistic, energetic, computer proficient, educationally well-rounded.

Skills : Dry Needling, Women's Health Physical Therapist.

Description :

    1. Treated patients in a hospital-based outpatient facility with conditions from pediatric to geriatric with a high focus on core and lower extremity impairments including balance and gait disorders; lower extremity orthopedic injuries; stroke impairments; spinal cord injury impairments; women's health conditions; wound care and vestibular impairments.
    2. Operated in both team-based and independent capacities to provide patient-centered care.
    3. Treated acute care patients with neurological, orthopedic, and general medical diagnoses to evaluate mobility and safety for return to home.
    4. Introduced to muscle energy techniques (MET) and specific muscle functional assessment (SFMA).
    5. Documentation and medical record review utilizing Epic electronic medical records.
    6. Currently developed a women's health program for the Moses Cone Health System.
    7. Attended, participated in, and/or conducts internal staff development programs and meetings.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Outpatient Physical Therapist Resume

Summary : As an Outpatient Physical Therapist, responsible for Maintaining professional relationships and convey relevant information to other members of the healthcare team within the facility and any applicable referral agencies, and also Maintaining patient confidence, and protects organization operations by keeping information confidential.

Skills : Outpatient Ortho PT, Emergency Room PT, Manual Therapy.

Description :

    1. Evaluated, developed, and implemented, evidenced-based treatment plans in accordance with patient needs in a primarily workmen's compensation population.
    2. Administered Functional Capacity Evaluations as prescribed by physicians to test patient's maximum physical capabilities.
    3. Utilized the FMS, SFMA, and Y-balance tests for appropriate clients to screen, assess, and test physical function.
    4. Utilized manual therapy skills, taping techniques, and dry needling treatments on a frequent basis for appropriate patients.
    5. Served as an educator to patients, families, and coworkers.
    6. Participated in monthly journal club sessions with therapy staff.
    7. Communicated frequently with physicians, massage therapists, occupational therapists, and PT techs for continuity of patient care.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS


Outpatient Physical Therapist Resume

Objective : Independently managing the care of patients with conditions common to the unit/area of assignment. Exercising initiative and independent judgment. Managing caseload and maintains productivity standards for unit consistently.

Skills : Dry Needling, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the evaluation, examination, plan of care development, and treatment of patients with neurological, orthopedic, cognitive, and musculoskeletal pathology, impairments, functional limitation, and disability.
    2. Liabled for direct supervision and facilitation of treatment of physical therapist assistant to deliver treatment for aforementioned patients.
    3. Responsible for all aspects of OASIS home health care cases on patients with medical diagnosis including spinal cord injury, CVA, dementia, Parkinson's, joint replacement.
    4. Liabled for supervising physical therapist assistant treatment and plan of care for patients described as above.
    5. Successfully completed exercise safety lecture for the Bedford School District employees.
    6. Hosted and promoted by Cleveland Clinic and the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loan Arena in Cleveland Ohio.
    7. Successfully completed falls and balance lecture with falls risk screen clinic at Bedford YMCA.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Physical Therapy

Outpatient Physical Therapist Resume

Headline : Preparing and maintaining written and electronic documentation as required for the profession and the department in a timely manner, including billing, evaluation reports, treatment plans, and daily progress notes.

Skills : Planning Skills, Patient Care.

Description :

    1. Used special orthopedic diagnostic tests and manual therapy which corresponded with increased patient recovery rates and decreased need for surgery.
    2. Worked/schooled and CE courses gave me special ability to address the above issues with great success with client return to work and sport.
    3. Structured gait analysis for me helped to obtain greater insight into patient strength, AROM, and balance deficits which lead to the most focused and appropriate treatments and thus more rapid recoveries.
    4. Provided outpatient physical therapy care for the orthopedic and sports population.
    5. Directed physical therapist assistant care.
    6. Performed high-level sports treatment and return to sport testing.
    7. Utilized advanced manual therapy techniques, including IASTM and therapeutic dry needling.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Outpatient Physical Therapist Resume

Objective : Licensed PT for Delaware and Pennsylvania Background includes work with adolescent, adult, geriatric, and pediatric patients. Skilled in a broad range of PT programs, treatments, and modalities restoring function disability for injured patients. Good interpersonal and communication skills and proficiency in patient assessment, time management, and therapy-program design/execution.

Skills : Certified Lymphedema Therapist, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Collaborated with Clinic Director for excellent growth, retention, and patient outcomes.
    2. Participated in mentoring and postgraduate educational meetings/seminars as well as marketing events and medical office visits.
    3. Excelled in providing patient-based care and communicating/teaching to empower patients to self-manage and improve lifelong functional outcomes.
    4. Served rounds in St.
    5. Participated in community health awareness for the elderly and youth.
    6. Assisted in treating Lymphedema, and cardiovascular patients.
    7. Supervised Physical Therapist Assistants and Physical Therapy Aides in direct patient care and patient-related activities in accordance with state practice act.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS

Outpatient Physical Therapist Resume

Objective : Outpatient Physical Therapist in Georgia. Passionate lifelong learner committed to improving & enhancing lives within my community by empowering others to maximize their physical potential & independence. Professional Goals focus on developing the highest level of clinical abilities & judgment, and providing evidence-based best practice; eventually teaching PT. Personal goals include achieving clarity of purpose and exceeding expectations while remaining grounded and well-rounded.

Skills : Wound Care, Multitasking.

Description :

    1. Repeatedly commended by patients and supervisors for the outstanding quality of care and received consistent mention in care survey responses.
    2. Repeatedly recognized as having high patient compliance ratings among providers Assisted with the production of various marketing videos and newspaper articles Directly supervised one Physical Therapy Assistant, two Physical Therapy Aides and managed a caseload of 18 patients per day Provide monthly clinical training sessions for clinical staff members.
    3. Provided quality care to a diverse outpatient population in a very busy practice.
    4. Helped to restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disability due to injury or disease.
    5. Restored and maintained the overall function, fitness, and health of our long-term population.
    6. Maintained and submitted evaluation, treatment, and billing documentation in the format and timelines required by the Company, facility, funding source, local, state, and federal regulations.
    7. Adhered to standards of the Company's Code of Business Conduct, policies, Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act and Corporate Compliance programs and appropriate professional practice standards and applicable state/federal laws.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Outpatient Physical Therapist Resume

Headline : Treating patients according to plan using conventional treatment methods, while also applying critical thinking skills and potential alternatives, providing patient and family members with appropriate information throughout the course of care.

Skills : Training Skills, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Maintained a safe clinical environment.
    2. Developed a plan of care based on physicians orders and evaluation findings.
    3. Performed patient evaluation, including all pertinent tests and measurements appropriate for required documentation in a timely manner.
    4. Reviewed patient records for current diagnosis, past medical history, precautions, and contraindications.
    5. Communicated, in a timely manner, with other health care professionals.
    6. Adhered to billing compliance standards.
    7. Recommended and assisted in securing special adaptive equipment for patients to improve function. Incorporates the use of adaptive equipment to enhance the rehab program.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Junior
    Education
    Education
    MS

    Outpatient Physical Therapist Resume

    Headline : Demonstrating the ability to effectively plan, communicate, supervise and delegate to provide therapy services in a competent and efficient manner, and also Travelling to outreach clinics/sites to perform therapy services as needed.

    Skills : Communication Skills, Physical Therapist.

    Description :

      1. Developed, implemented, revised, and provided individualized, goal-directed physical therapy through a skilled process of evaluation and ongoing assessment of each patient of all diagnoses.
      2. Performed a Physical Therapy Evaluation on admission, according to standards and other orders of consulting physicians.
      3. Demonstrated the ability to effectively plan, communicate, supervise and delegate to provide therapy services in a competent and efficient manner.
      4. Performed necessary technical skills as delineated by education, experience and as evaluated in the organization's Clinical Competency Checklist.
      5. Performed patient treatments according to established therapy standards, department policy, plan of care, and state practice guidelines.
      6. Understood CMS regulations and Conditions of Participation as it pertains to physical therapy.
      7. Completed all required documentation in a timely manner according to payer guidelines (Medicare, Private Insurance, Medicaid) and Montana practice guidelines for physical therapy.
                          Years of Experience
                          Experience
                          5-7 Years
                          Experience Level
                          Level
                          Executive
                          Education
                          Education
                          Diploma

                          Outpatient Physical Therapist Resume

                          Objective : Results-oriented licensed PT and enthusiastic team player committed to delivering quality care. Driven to achieve exceptional patient outcomes as a key member of a multidisciplinary case-management team. Licensed Physical Therapist well-versed in a broad range of programming, treatments, and modalities for restoring function and mitigating disability.

                          Skills : Organizational Skills, Leadership.

                          Description :

                            1. Arranged treatment supplies to keep them in order.
                            2. Assisted patients to dress, undress, and put on and remove supportive devices, such as braces, splints, and slings.
                            3. Measured patient's vital signs to determine effects of treatments or for patient evaluations.
                            4. Implemented patient's individualized treatment plan as established by the primary Physical Therapist.
                            5. Worked with other members of the rehabilitation team to implement programs consistent with the needs and capabilities of each patient.
                            6. Acted as an assistant to the Physical Therapist when the Physical Therapist is performing tests, evaluations, and complex procedures.
                            7. Instructed patients, families, and other caregivers in the skills and techniques of the physical therapy treatment program under the supervision of the Physical Therapist.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            2-5 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Executive
                            Education
                            Education
                            Diploma

                            Outpatient Physical Therapist Resume

                            Objective : Performing initial and ongoing comprehensive evaluation including, but not limited to, collecting subjective and objective data, analysis of data, and creation of treatment plan.

                            Skills : Physical Therapist, Planning Skills, Communication Skills.

                            Description :

                              1. Performed physical therapy evaluation and treatment of patients based upon physician orders/referrals.
                              2. Completed a comprehensive evaluation using appropriate evaluation and assessment tools and procedures.
                              3. Reviewed patient records for current diagnosis, past medical history, precautions & contraindications.
                              4. Established measurable goals and develops treatment plans to move the patient toward his or her maximum level of independence and/or function.
                              5. Regularly re-assessed effectiveness of treatment plan, the progress of patient towards goals, and the need for modifying goals or treatment.
                              6. Communicated patients needs and progress to the treatment team, physician, person receiving services, family members, as applicable.
                              7. Consulted with medical providers regarding patient evaluation & treatment, the progress of the patient & discharge from treatment.
                                                    Years of Experience
                                                    Experience
                                                    2-5 Years
                                                    Experience Level
                                                    Level
                                                    Executive
                                                    Education
                                                    Education
                                                    GED