Matthew Weston Smith Resume
Ouachita Baptist University – Arkadelphia, Arkansas May 2016
Bachelor of Arts: Pre Professional Studies and Kinesiology Overall GPA: 3.3 Kinesiology GPA: 3.8
Rehabilitation Therapy Technician
HEALTHSOUTH Rehabilitation Hospital of Texarkana – Texarkana, Texas Aug 2016 – Present
• Assist rehabilitation nurses and therapists with rehabilitation treatment and patient care according to hospital, state, professional and federal regulations and guidelines.
• Requires effective communication skills for working with patients, families, caregivers, and departmental and interdepartmental relationships.
Laborer Jan 2007 – Present
Heritage Constructors – Texarkana, Texas
• Prepare sites to ensure maximum optimization of construction work procedures
• Customer service answering phones and other miscellaneous office duties as assigned
Student Leader – WOW and NSR Leader August 2014, 2015
Ouachita Baptist University – Arkadelphia, Arkansas
• Foster a positive transition to campus life for new students by creating an atmosphere in which students can get to know each other and feel comfortable interacting with each other
• Facilitate group activities and discussions provided by campus departments
• Familiarize new students with the campus, academics, processes, and culture of Ouachita
Physical Therapy Shadow July 2014 – January 2016
Company – Christus St. Michaels Hospital
• Over 120 hours of observation in outpatient, inpatient, and acute care physical therapy.
Substitute Teacher – Pleasant Grove Independent School district August 2016 – July 2017
• To fill in for sick or unavailable teachers for grades k-12.
Driver – Waitr January 2018 – Present
• Delivered food to businesses and homes from restaurants supported by Waitr.
• First aid/CPR certified • Certified lifeguard
• Ouachita Baptist University Baseball Student Athlete, 2012-2016
• Recipient of the Jerry Forehand Recognition Award to the Sr. Athlete displaying outstanding character, leadership and dedication through participation in their sport.
• Kinesiology Club Member, 2012-2016
• Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society Member, 2011-2012
• Phi Epsilon Kappa Honor Society Member, 2015-2016
• Kappa Chi Social Club, 2013-2016
• Eagle Scout, 2007
• Ouachita Baptist University Special Olympics Volunteer, 2012 - 2016
• Ouachita Baptist University Tiger Serve Day
• Coach an American Legion 17 and under Baseball team (2015 TX State Champions)
• Coach an American Legion 19 and under Baseball team
• Habitat for Humanity
• Women’s Domestic Violence Center
• Coordinated a cleanup of the spillway at a local Texarkana park. Led a team of roughly fifty volunteers to remove the debris from the spillway, rebuild and paint the foot bridge, remove the graffiti and beautify the entryway.