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Oliver Martinez
XXXX XXXXX XXXXX, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
Professional Summary

Responsible Physical Therapy Technician proficient in physical therapy techniques and manual therapy administration. Passionate and motivated, with a drive for excellence. 2 years in Physical Therapy and clinic management positions.

  • Possesses a moderate degree of strength to move and/or lift patients
  • Compassionate with strong interpersonal skills
  • Sensitive to patients needs
  • Extensive knowledge of physical therapy techniques and designing physical therapy session
  • Sound knowledge of diagnosis and identifying areas and reasons of pain
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Ability to apply manual resistance during exercise and perform chest compression for CPR
  • Excellent agility and manual dexterity to perform tasks safely and efficiently
  • Skilled in collecting and integrating patients' data
  • Expert in prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Sound knowledge of feeling pulse, muscle tone and ability to hear heart and lung sounds
  • Ability to communicate the complex medical terminologies in simple language, at receiver's level of understanding
  • Possess the physical fitness and mental endurance necessary to tackle pressure situations and meet emergencies.
Physical Therapy Technician 11/2012 to Present U.S. Army Sierra Vista, AZ
  • Observe patients during treatments to compile and evaluate data on their responses and progress and provide results to physical therapist in person or through progress notes.
  • Confer with physical therapy staff or others to discuss and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying, or coordinating treatment.
  • Administer active or passive manual therapeutic exercises, therapeutic massage, aquatic physical therapy, or heat, light, sound, or electrical modality treatments, such as ultrasound.
  • Secure patients into or onto therapy equipment.
  • Communicate with or instruct caregivers or family members on patient therapeutic activities or treatment plans.
  • Measure patients' range-of-joint motion, body parts, or vital signs to determine effects of treatments or for patient evaluations.
  • Monitor operation of equipment and record use of equipment and administration of treatment.
  • Train patients in the use of orthopedic braces, prostheses, or supportive devices.
  • Administer traction to relieve neck or back pain, using intermittent or static traction equipment.
  • Attend or conduct continuing education courses, seminars, or in-service activities.
  • Perform clerical duties, such as taking inventory, ordering supplies, answering telephone, taking messages, or filling out forms.
Emergency Care Team Leader 04/2012 to 11/2012 U.S. Army Helmand Province, Afghanistan
      • Served as the senior medic of a specially trained team of  professionals deployed with the British Armed Forces to supplement emergency medical services to allied forces in OEF.
      • Administer emergency medical treatment to battlefield casualties.
      • Prepare patients, operating rooms, equipment and supplies for surgery.
      • Provided specialized training to Afghanistan National Army medical personnel in paramedical interventions.
      • Conducted monthly performance evaluations and counselings as directed.
      • Organized activities that helped sustain morale and health for individuals assigned to Camp Bastion, Afghanistan.
      • Immobilize patient for placement on stretcher and ambulance transport, using backboard or other spinal immobilization device.
      • Assess nature and extent of illness or injury to establish and prioritize medical procedures.
      • Comfort and reassure patients.
      • Operate equipment, such as electrocardiograms (EKGs), external defibrillators, or bag valve mask resuscitators, in advanced life support environments.
      • Coordinate with treatment center personnel to obtain patients' vital statistics and medical history, to determine the circumstances of the emergency, and to administer emergency treatment.
      • Attend training classes to maintain certification licensure, keep abreast of new developments in the field, or maintain existing knowledge.
Health Care Specialist 02/2008 to 04/2012 U.S. Army Fort Carson, CO
  • Provides emergency medical treatment, limited primary care, force health protection and evacuation in a variety of operational and clinical settings from point of injury or illness through the continuum of military health care.
  • Responsible for the management, health, welfare, morale, and accountability of five Soldiers in all aspects of medical proficiency and training.
  • Ensured subordinates maintained credentials necessary for success.
Certification of Military Physical Therapy Technician: Rehabilitation 08/2014 Medical Education and Training Center San Antonio, TX
Bachelors of Social Work; attended : Public Safety and Communications Arizona State University Tempe, AZ
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Previous Companies:

  • US Army

Previous Job Positions:

  • Physical Therapy Technician
  • Emergency Care Team Leader
  • Health Care Specialist


  • Medical Education and Training Center
  • Arizona State University

Level of Education:

  • Certification of Military Physical Therapy Technician
  • Bachelors of Social Work; attended

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