Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Somebody out there has a job for me

LEANNE SKITCKO, B.Sc. B.A. CAT(C)

CAREER OBJECTIVE
I am seeking employment in a position that utilizes my knowledge and skills in promoting and developing health and wellness programs.

SUMMARY OF SKILLS
· Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to foster teamwork
· Strong leadership ability with experience working with all age groups
· Demonstrated organization skills developed through balancing employment, course studies, and clinical and field practicum
· Effective communication skills with experience in teaching and assessment
· Well-established ability to implement, promote and maintain various health programs

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Arts, Kinesiology and Applied Health October 2003
University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Bachelor of Science, Chemistry and Statistics October 2000
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
Rehabilitation Assistant August 2006 to Present
Manitoba Development Center, Portage La Prairie, Manitoba
Provide walking programs and therapeutic exercise for developmentally disabled seniors

Recreation Facilitator April 2004 to July 2006
Heritage Lodge Personal Care Home, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Provided recreational programs as part of a multidisciplinary team
Planned, organized, implemented, and evaluated activities based on residents’ needs
Consulted with staff, residents and families regarding care plan, and document progress
Member of Workplace Health and Safety Team and Environmental Services Team

Athletic Therapy Lab Assistant Winter 2003, 2004
University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg Manitoba
Facilitated the delivery of lessons and various athletic therapy related skills

Senior Fitness Instructor September 2002 to June 2003
University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Assisted in the co-ordination of balance, strengthening and stretching programs for a group of seniors
Administered fitness tests
Compiled and graphed test results for research purposes

PRACTICUM EXPERIENCE (as Athletic Therapy Certification Candidate)
CLINICAL EXPERIENCE
2003 T.E.A.M Family Wellness Centre
Massage
Use of Modalities (ultrasound, interferential current, heat, ice, and TENS)
2000-2003 University of Winnipeg Athletic Therapy Centre
Massage
Assessment of injuries
Teaching and assisting in stretching and exercise programs
Use of Modalities (ultrasound, interferential current, LASER, heat, ice, and TENS)

FIELD EXPERIENCE
Worked with various teams in the community, High School, University/College, Provincial and National Sports
Distributed, collected and screened preseason medical forms
Led warm up and cool down sessions
Provided supportive bracing and on-site emergency first aid
Maintained health records of participating athletes
Created various rehabilitation programs for injured athletes
Delivered a presentation on Drugs In Sport and Nutrition
Supervised junior therapists

OTHER VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
Playroom supervisor and child visitor at Children’s Hospital
Maintained web-page for University of Winnipeg Athletic Therapy Students Association
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
Manitoba Athletic Therapists Association
Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (2-3093) - certified June 2006

ACHIEVEMENTS AND INTERESTS
Awarded Robert Kellow Scholarship for outstanding academic achievement and extracurricular participation
Recipient of the John Taylor Drama Award for assistance in school productions
Interest in swimming, yoga, jewelry design, arts and crafts
Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training
Mandt Training

REFERENCES available upon request

2 comments:

Ruth said...

verrrrrrrrry impressive resume lea. xo

ps btw i now LOVE beta. don't be scared to make the switch sista. be bold and brave. :)

xo

Lea said...

thanks Gracious Roo! Courtesy of Lexi's mom and my friend Kristin. Sometimes i think it's too much, and it scares people away. No bites yet. Keep praying guys!