NIKOALOS GKIZAS

Nikolaos Gkizas

Cranmor Crescent

07867513095

nikos14_01@hotmail.gr

 

PERSONAL SUMMARY SKILLS

Patient assessment expert

·        Adaptive to changing environments

·        Specialization in sports injuries and therapy

·        Patient-focused therapy

·        Focused on consistent quality care

·        Quick learner

·        Meticulous, patient and hard-working

·        Skilled in patient relations

·        Proactively broadening physiotherapy knowledge

·        Proficient user of MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

·        Excellent knowledge of Greek and fluent in English

·        Excellent workload management

 

CAREER HISTORY

  •  Instructor of ERGON IASTM technique

February  2018 till present

  • Senior Physiotherapist

Ascenti, Birmingham, UK

June 2014 till present

Educating patients and family members regarding diagnosis, injury prevention and therapeutic treatments.

Recording detailed prognosis, treatment, responses and progress notes in patient charts.

Treating each patient according to a written plan of care to meet predetermined goals.

Assessment and treatment of mainly chronic and sub acute, neuro-musculoskeletal conditions.

Consistently exhibiting courtesy, compassion and respect to patients, families, caregivers, visitors, physicians, administrators and co-workers.

Management of a personal varied caseload.

Attendance of weekly training sessions with an attained clinical trainer and monthly regional training sessions.

Physiotherapist Assistant Private Physiotherapy Clinic (Konstantina Spiliopoulou- Chrysagi) Athens, Greece October 2013 to March 2014 ·

Clinical assessment, treatment planning and rehabilitation of sport injuries, musculoskeletal and neurological disorders.

Assisting lead Physiotherapist with day-to-day challenges, managing patients and their families.  

  • Physiotherapy Clinical Internships

General Hospital of Aigio, Aigio, Greece

January 2011 to June 2012  

Outpatient Consultation, Clinical Internship:

  • Assessment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal,
  • orthopedic and neurological disorders of outpatients.·
  • Clinic of Neurology,

Clinical Internship:

  • Assessment and rehabilitation of neurological disorders in inpatients and outpatients.·
  • Orthopedic Clinic,

Clinical Internship:

  • Assessment and rehabilitation of inpatients with orthopedic disorders.·
  • Cardiopulmonary Clinic,

Clinical Internship:

  • Assessment and rehabilitation of inpatients with cardiopulmonary disorders. 

 

  • Physiotherapist

KAT General Hospital of Attica, Department of Physiotherapy Athens, Greece

June 2013 to August 2013 ·

Participating in the multi-disciplinary meeting for developing therapy treatments, under the supervision of the senior physiotherapist.

Planned individually-designed treatment programmes to restore, maintain and improve physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent disability.

Taught patients how to live within the limits of their capabilities and celebrated their successes.

 

ACADEMIC

Technological Education Institution (TEI) of Western Greece    ACADEMIC

Bachelor of Science Physiotherapy – 2012 , Aigio, Greece

 Technical Lyceum, Ioannina                                                         

Assistant physiotherapist 2006 Ioannina, Greece – Level 1,Level 2

Public school of Athens

– Secondary Education Exam 2002, Athens, Greece

 

CERTIFICATIONS-SEMINARS

08/2016 : Basic First Aid, Birmingham, United Kingdom·

03/2016 :  Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (FM1-Basic Level- IASTM), Athens-Greece·

02/2015: Sports-Remedial Massage, Advanced Soft Tissue Techniques, Birmingham, United Kingdom·

01/2015 : Introduction to Osteopathic Spinal Manipulation, Birmingham, United Kingdom·

12/2017 : Advanced ERGON IASTM Technique Course, Athens-Greece

 

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