Tess VanDerWerf Resume
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Location: Oceanside, CA, USA
School: West Chester University
Field of Study: Exercise Science

Tess VanDerWerf Resume

Tess VanDerWerf
1514 Avenida Andante, Oceanside, CA 92056 |------------ | ------------

Education:
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE | 2019 | WEST CHESTER UNIVERSITY
Major: Exercise Science: Pre-Physical Therapy
GPA: 3.6
Summer Study through ICEE Program: Southeast Asia

Certifications:
GROUP FITNESS CERTIFICATION
CPR AND FIRST AID CERTIFIED
ALLY CERTIFIED (LGBTQ)

Experience:
PHYSICAL THERAPY AIDE │ PREMIER PHYSICAL THERAPY │ JUNE 2019 - OCTOBER 2020
Aides are expected to help therapists through patient treatments when two or more patients are under the care of a PT. They also assist with preparing patients with hot/ice packs, organizing reports, following up with patients, and reaching out to doctors. Aides must also perform routine cleaning and organizing of paperwork and equipment. Familiar with healthcare software.

STABLE HAND │ ARKADIA FARMS │ JULY 2019 - OCTOBER 2020
Stable hands are responsible for the daily stable chores. These chores include mucking stalls, feeding, turnouts and the administration of medications if needed.

PHYSICAL THERAPY AIDE │ INMOTION PHYSICAL THERAPY │ MARCH 2018-JUNE 2019
Aides assist therapists with preparing patients with hot/ice packs, electric stimulation (estim), and they also help by performing or assisting patients with exercises if a therapist wants full attention for them. Aides must also run the fitness center and assist the front desk.

RECREATION ATTENDANT TO SHIFT SUPERVISOR │ WEST CHESTER UNIVERSITY RECREATION CENTER │ AUGUST 2016-JUNE 2019
Front desk experience that requires an understanding of policies and enforces them. Front desk also is responsible for the “check-out” of gym equipment.
Attendants also travel around the gym to clean, organize and assist patrons if needed.
Promoted to a Supervisor position in 2017

GYM ATTENDANT │ PLANET FITNESS │ SUMMER 2016
Front desk job that assists customers with questions and membership accommodations. Also, maintains gym appearance with daily chores to keep the facility is great shape.
Job requires understanding of gym equipment and “spa” equipment such as tanning booths, massage beds, and Total Body Enhancement.

Skills & Abilities:
ACTIVE
Exercises frequently and is familiar with equipment.
Willing to apply physical exertion when necessary.
ATTITUDE
Keeps a positive attitude every day and is always willing to help others if they need it.
Can be assertive when given responsibility and/or when situations require leadership.
COMMUNICATION
Has worked in retail, childcare and healthcare which has presented the abilities to practice patience and understanding.
TEAM-ORIENTED
Comes from a large family, was employed at a large gym and clinic where being a team means everything. Understanding and working with one another is key to getting through each day.
CREATIVE
Has many art pieces in a collection and enjoys indulging in the creative side of work and throughout life’s challenges.

Other experiences:
COMMUNITY SERVICE IN BASERI, NEPAL
Traveled with ICEE to Southeast Asia in the summer of 2017 and volunteered to help restore a school in Baseri Village in the Himalayas. The group also had the opportunity to teach English to their young Nepalese students.



References:
OLIVIA BROWN │ PREMIER PHYSICAL THERAPY (CLINIC DIRECTOR)
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WENDY TWADDELL │ HEAD STABLEHAND AT ARKADIA FARMS
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Group Fitness, Instructor, Exercise