SJF Resume
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Location: Zebulon, NC, USA
School: East Carolina University
Field of Study: Physical Therapy

SJF Resume

Sarah Johnson Flowers
------------------------ 3210 Whispernut Lane Zebulon NC, 27597

Motivated physical therapist seeking to secure a physical therapist position, where a passion in pediatrics can be pursued, utilizing the skills acquired in my formal education and previous experience, while enabling an interdisciplinary learning environment to enhance my skill in leadership and teamwork.

East Carolina University, Greenville, NC May 2019
Doctor of Physical Therapy

University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC December 2014 Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science
Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Work Experience June 2019-Present
Cora Physical Therapy-CoraKids
Home Health Pediatrics, Rocky Mount, NC and Eastern Wake County
• Evaluated and treated children 3 months to 9 years old with a wide variety of neurological, genetic and developmental disorders causing developmental delays and limiting gross motor function
• Collaborated with CDSA Early Intervention Service Coordinators to develop best plan of care for patients
• Participated in IFSP meetings with service coordinators and families
• Prescribed various equipment and orthotics when needed
• Managed own schedule

Clinical Experience
Clinical Rotation 4, Pediatric
Child and Family Development Center, Charlotte, NC January 2019-March 2019
• Evaluated and treated patients from ages 12 months to 21 years old
• Collaborated with occupational therapists and speech therapists to provide exceptional service to our patients
• Presented an in-service project focusing on motor skills in those with Autism Spectrum Disorder
• Participated in wheelchair and orthotic fittings
• Treated patients with a wide variety of neurological, sensory and orthopedic disorders

Clinical Rotation 3, Acute Care May 2018-June 2018 CarolinaEast Medical Center, New Bern, NC
• Assisted patients in optimizing functional mobility
• Often worked as a team with occupational therapy
• Prescribed appropriate assistive devices
• Presented an in-service project focusing on alcoholism in acute care

Clinical Rotation 2, Adult Neurological Care October 2017-December 2017 Caswell Developmental Center, Kinston, NC
• Evaluated and treated individuals with intellectual disabilities ranging from higher functioning levels to those of lower functioning levels
• Collaborated with multiple healthcare professionals to promote optimal care for the individuals
• Fit and prescribed appropriate equipment to best promote functional movement
• Treated orthopedic and neurological impairments
• Used alternative communication styles and methods for patients who were non-verbal
• Presented an in-service project on cardiac rehabilitation and the promotion of physical activity in individuals with intellectual disabilities to the therapy staff

Clinical Rotation 1, Outpatient Orthopedic March 2017-April 2017
BenchMark Physical Therapy, Bluffton, SC
• Evaluated and treated orthopedic conditions in a primarily retired age population
• Attended and assisted meetings with various healthcare professionals to market physical therapy
• Attended and promoted physical therapy at a healthcare fair in a nearby community
• Managed a large caseload

East Carolina University Pro-Bono Student Run Clinic May 2017-Present
• Self-managed patient caseload
• Served as a resource for patient to connect with community resources
• Evaluated and treated a variety of disorders, from orthopedic to neurological

Related Experience
Physical Therapy Mission Trip to Dominican Republic August 2018
• Provided physical therapy to an impoverished area of the Dominican Republic
• Worked as a team with 2-3 other physical therapy students to evaluate and treat patients with various impairments and complaints
• Taught members of the team skills acquired to best treat the patient

Cleveland Physical Therapy Associates July 2015-April 2016
Physical therapy technician
• Assisted patients with exercise programs prescribed by the physical therapists
• Effectively managed up to 3 patients at a time
• Observed various presentations of various diagnoses and conditions

Community/Campus Involvement
Physical Therapy Club August 2016-Present
Social Chair
• Planned 8-10 events each year of the program in collaboration with a co-chair and social chairs in the other classes
• Of the event planned, 3-4 included all students and faculty in the department
• Managed a given budget from the Physical Therapy Club
• Planned the program’s graduation symposium, with over 250 planned attendance

Eastern North Carolina AMBUCS August 2018-Present
• Fundraised and assisted in planning annual events, aiming to raise money for children with physical disabilities to have an adaptive tricycle

East Carolina University July 2018-Present
• Using cellular-level techniques, investigated the effects of gastric by-pass surgery on diabetes in those previously diagnosed with diabetes pre-surgery.

Physical Therapist July 2019-Present

Basic Life Support February 2017-Present
American Heart Association

Pediatric, physical, therapy