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Physical Therapist Assistants work alongside healthcare professionals specialized in physical therapy and help patients recover from physical injuries or disorders. Common work activities described in a Physical Therapist Assistant example resume are documenting patients, assisting patients with physical activities, keeping the working environment safe and clean, and helping implement treatment plans. Those seeking to work in this field should demonstrate a supportive personality, empathy, a good level of physical fitness, and strong communication and interpersonal skills. Most candidates showcase in their resumes an Associate's Degree in physical therapy, from an accredited education institution.

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Physical Therapist Assistant

Worked as a staff Physical Therapist Assistant for a 600 bed acute care facility

  • Managed the standard patient protocols & treatment plans that required modification to meet individual patient needs
  • Handled the care of In/patient services, with the use of manual therapy, therapeutic exercise and modalities
  • Established sound clinical reasoning in treatment planning, implementation and monitoring patient progress
  • Developed skills to manage geriatric cases involving Stroke, Alzheimer's, Dementia, Cardiac, Total Knee and Hip surgeries
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
HS
High School Edcuation
12

Physical Therapist Assistant

  • Worked with geriatric patients in Skilled Nursing setting
  • Participated in weekly meetings with rehab team
  • Recognized when standard patient protocols needed modification to the individual patient needs and reported to the physical therapist in a timely manner
  • Directed and aided patients in passive and active exercises, functional training, utilizing free weights, steps and inclined surfaces
  • Performed daily rounds with nursing staff and doctors when rehab director was unavailable
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
AS
Physical Therapy
13

Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

Provided quality physical therapy services both inpatient and outpatient in a skilled nursing environment under the supervision of a physical therapist in a minimally managed environment with attention to efficiency, creativity, and critical decision making skills while working with a variety of personalities

  • Worked closely with Occupational and Speech therapy to coordinate care and assist in guiding care plans to meet goals
  • Instructed families in families and facility staff in safe patient management
  • Co-clinical instructed physical therapist assistant students participating in their review and grading
  • Mentored two newly licensed physical therapist assistants and mentored physical therapist students
  • Attended care conferences with patients and interdisciplinary care team to report and assist in decision making on care plan
  • Documented in and assisted in managing patient's medical record as well as assisted in preparing documentation to be sent out for physician review with regard for HIPAA regulations.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AAS
Physical Therapist Assistant Associates
BS
Health Administration / Health Management (expect To Graduate Late 2014)
14

Physical Therapist Assistant Student

Provided interventions under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist such as therapeutic modalities and therapeutic exercises, including treatment progressions for orthopedic rehab and neuro rehab patients

  • Coordinated family/caregiver training and fall recovery training in preparation for patient discharge
  • Demonstrated proficiency in electronic and paper documentation systems
  • Presented in-service on use of SciFit and Free Motion exercise equipment in clinical practice
  • Demonstrated effective communication with interdisciplinary team regarding patient care
  • Trained in usage of Bioness L300 neuromuscular electrical stimulation device
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
months
at this job
AA
Physical Therapist Assistant
BS
Kinesiology
MS
Kinesiology - Clinical Exercise Science
15

Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

Maintained organized paper and electronic documentation and patient files.

  • Developed home exercise programs to maximize patients progress
  • Planned for discharges and communicated findings and progress in detailed reports.
  • Maintain open communication with therapy team in efforts to coordinate care.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on energy conservation techniques
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AAS
Associate of Applied Science
Exercise Physiology
16

Physical Therapist Assistant

Provided physical therapy services in a specialized assisted living facility.

  • Assessed patients' rehabilitative needs, jointly developed patient plan of care with Physical Therapist and treatment goals and conducted physician-prescribed PT programs for medically complex patients (geriatric)
  • Excelled in ability to customize/adapt conventional PT techniques to meet the special needs of individual patients.
  • Managed a high-volume caseload and organized the daily schedules of PT assistants and patients.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
School Athletics
AS
Physical Therapist Assistance
17

Student Physical Therapist Assistant

  • Utilized manual therapy including soft tissue mobilizations, muscle energy
  • Applied electrical stimulation for pain control, and also for neuromuscular
  • The use of modalities also include ultrasound, thermotherapy, and cryotherapy
  • Demonstrated and encouraged patients to obtain proper form and body
  • Observed and participated in the patient evaluation process
Candidate Info
6
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
AAS
Physical Therapist Assistant
18

Physical Therapist Assistant

Served as a Physical Therapist Assistant in both an inpatient and outpatient setting

  • Operated physical therapy equipment daily (ultrasound, iontophoresis, TENS, electrical stimulation, traction, gym equipment) and monitor exercise programs
  • Administered physical therapy to walk-in ambulatory, general medical and surgical patients, using both physical and chemical therapeutic means to treat physical disabilities, disease, and injuries
  • Documented patient progress, treatment, and tolerance using an automated medical record system (AHLTA)
  • Booked patients as needed using the automated booking system (CHCS)
  • Used unparalleled customer services skills to resolve clinic complaints at the lowest level
  • Maintained security and confidentiality of patient records
  • Assorted clerical duties - answering the phone, making copies, creating patient handouts, creating appointment slips, managing the filing system, facilitating patients' access to provider, etc.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Pta
BA
Psychology
19

Physical Therapist Assistant

to enhance strength, muscle tone, and range of motion

  • Collaborated with physical therapist to adjust treatment plans as needed
  • Completed administrative tasks like filling forms, answering phone calls, and scheduling patients
  • Assisted in cleaning and changing mats, linens, as well as cleaning and restocking equipment
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AAS
Physical Therapy Assistant
AA
Computer Science
BA
Manufacturing Engineering
20

Physical Therapist Assistant

Performed skilled therapeutic interventions to help restore function.

  • Performed home assessment prior to discharge to ensure safety and recommend equipment and in home modifications.
  • Conducted the use of physical agents on clients to facilitate pain management and tissue healing.
  • Educated caregivers and family members on patient therapeutic activities and treatment plan.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Physical Therapist Assistant

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