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Physical Therapist Aides work under the supervision of Physical Therapists and are responsible for providing assistance, verifying patient information, helping patients perform physical activities, maintaining a clean and safe working environment, and implementing treatment plans. A strong sample resume for Physical Therapist Aide should emphasize assets like physical therapy knowledge, dexterity, a good level of fitness, compassion, and strong communication and interpersonal skills. Employers select resumes displaying an Associate's Degree awarded by an accredited school.

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Physical Therapist Aide

Cleaned and organized work area and disinfected equipment after treatment.

  • Instructed, motivated, safeguarded, and assisted patients practicing exercises and functional activities, under direction of medical
  • Secured patients into or onto therapy equipment.
  • Applied hot and cold packs to patients during electrical stimulation.
  • Gave patients paraffin baths.
  • Transported patients to and from treatment areas, providing standing support.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
Bachelor of Arts
2

Physical Therapist Aide

Provided patient care by instructing and advancing patients in therapeutic exercise programs and administering appropriate physical modalities as determined by the physical therapist.

  • Transported patients to and from treatment areas, lifting and transferring them according to positioning requirements. Secured patients into or onto therapy equipment.
  • Instructed, motivated, safeguard and assisted patients as they practice exercises and functional activities.
  • Provided patients with a meaningful rehab experience utilizing excellent clinical and customer service skills.
Candidate Info
HS
High School Diploma
C
Physical Therapy
3

Physical Therapist Aide

Performed clerical duties, such as taking inventory, ordering supplies, answering telephone, taking messages, and filling out forms.

  • Arranged treatment supplies to keep them in order.
  • Cleaned and organized work area and disinfected equipment after treatment.
  • Instructed, motivated, safeguarded and assisted patients practicing exercises and functional activities, under direction of medical staff.
  • Observed patients during treatment to compile and evaluate data on patients' responses and progress, and reported to physical therapist.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
AS
Science
Physical Therapy
4

Physical Therapist Aide

Assisted in treatment plans under the guidance and supervision of a Physical Therapist

  • Prepared, organized and cleaned patient treatment areas
  • Arranged treatment supplies to keep them in order
  • Made sure all equipment was in good working order, maintained inventory
  • Helped with therapeutic application of heat, cold, light, electricity, ultrasound
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
AS
Physical Therapist Assistant
MS
Education Outdoor Teacher Education
5

Physical Therapist Aide

Prepared patients for electrical stimulation to recruit and contract appropriate muscle fibers

  • Promoted increased circulation and pain reduction with the use of an ultrasound machine
  • Acquired the experience to properly perform spinal and cervical traction on patients
  • Supervised patients' therapeutic exercise routines while recording their progress
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BS
Kinesiology
6

Physical Therapist Aide

Assisted with patient rehabilitation and treatment

  • Prepared, cleaned, and organized treatment areas and equipment
  • Escorted handicapped and disabled patients with wheelchairs or personal assistance
  • Instructed and guided patients on prescribed exercises while emphasizing correct form and posture for land and aquatic therapy
  • Trained new aides on proper aide protocol and duties
  • Organized patient file system and performed patient appointment reminder calls
  • Managed and organized supply inventory
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Exercise Biology
7

Physical Therapist Aide

Administered active and passive manual therapeutic exercises, therapeutic massage, traction, ultrasound treatments, heat therapy, light therapy, and electrical stimulation

  • Instructed, motivated, and assisted patients practicing exercises or functional activities, under the direction of medical staff
  • Documented treatment given and equipment used
  • Observed patients during treatment to compile and evaluate data on their responses and progress and reported to physical therapist
  • Cleaned and organized work area and disinfected equipment after treatments
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
BS
Exercise Physiology
Medical/surgical/icu/er
8

Physical Therapist Aide

Administered active or passive manual therapeutic exercises, therapeutic massage, or heat, light, sound, water, or electrical modality treatments, such as ultrasound.

  • Instructed, motivated, safeguarded, or assisted patients practicing exercises or functional activities, under direction of medical staff.
  • Recorded treatment given and equipment used.
  • Conferred with physical therapy staff or others to discuss and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying, or coordinating treatment.
  • Observed patients during treatment to compile and evaluate data on patients' responses and progress and report to physical therapist.
  • Secured patients into or onto therapy equipment.
  • Transported patients to and from treatment areas, using wheelchairs or providing standing support.
  • Arranged treatment supplies to keep them in order.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
C
Paralegal
BS
Legal Studies
9

Physical Therapist Aide

Collaborated with physical therapists and patients to formulate a therapeutic routine.

  • Executed current techniques of electronic stimulation therapy, ultrasound, and cryotherapy.
  • Coached injured patients to perform therapeutic exercises properly while empathizing with their pain in a fast paced cost-sensitive environment.
  • Trained in anatomical functioning and complications.
  • Compassionate respect for others.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Biochemistry And Molecular Biology
Research Assistant
10

Physical Therapist Aide/ Massage Therapist

Massage therapy focusing on injury treatment, pain management and stress management of therapy patients.

  • Guided patients in proper exercise form and posture, under the direction of physical therapists
  • Helped instruct patients in using orthopedic braces and assistive devices
  • Administered therapeutic hot packs, cold packs and prepared various electrical stimulation treatments
  • Assisted in the set up and clean up of treatment areas, and disinfection of equipment
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Physical Therapist Assistant Program

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