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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

Established a patient's exercises routine to achieve goals set by plan of care

  • Established a home exercises program for patient's
  • Help patients modify home activities, ADLs, and transfer for safety with injury.
  • Problem- solved with PT on more challenging exercises when needed
  • Input basic charges into computer system
  • Became familiar with needs of outpatient settings.
  • Managing the insurance requirements for each patient to be qualified for physical therapy
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Physical Therapist Assistant
Exercise Science
32

Student Physical Therapist Assistant

Implemented physical therapy to elderly residents, including Alzheimer's patients

  • Provided restorative therapy to include balance and strengthening exercises
  • Trained patients on using assistive devices and gait ambulation
  • Utilized Diathermy for heat transfer
Candidate Info
8
months in
workforce
2
months
at this job
AAS
Physical Therapy Assistant Licensed
33

Physical Therapist Assistant PRN

Treated a wide range of conditions including orthopedics, cardiopulmonary, chronic pain, arthritis, Parkinson's and stroke.

  • Created individualized home exercise programs for therapy clients ready for discharge to improve health and wellness.
  • Worked with other staff members to determine the best positioning options and schedule for a resident with quadriplegia.
  • Compassionately assisted patients with debilitating conditions such as back pain, arthritis, fractures, amputations and strokes.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Physical Therapy
MS
Management Of Aging Services
Liberal Arts With Concentrations
34

Physical Therapist Assistant

Performed stretching, mobilization, strengthening, soft tissue massage, balance activities, range of motion, and posture awareness with patients in an outpatient setting

  • Worked with neuromuscular disorders, strokes, and cardiac diagnoses, as well as traumatic brain injuries, muscular sclerosis, pregnant women, and rotator cuff injuries
  • Administered therapeutic exercises, modalities, balance and gait training, and patient education in accordance with diagnosis and level of rehabilitation
  • Adjusted assistive devices for optimal patient care
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
AS
Physical Therapist Assisting
35

Physical Therapist Assistant

Maintained HIPAA compliance with patient documentation and files

  • Document patient progress and make observations on range of mobility to offer recommendations for improvements. Provided therapy services to the elderly population
  • Handled up to 10 patients a day
  • Provided wheelchair maintenance and adjustments for proper patient comfort and alignment
  • Daily electronic patient documentation and billing
  • Assisted in patient treatment through prescribed exercise regimens and strength training programs.
  • Answered patient questions and provided education and instruction when necessary
  • Maintained a productivity level of 94%
  • Worked with Occupational Therapy to maximize full potential of the patients rehabilitation
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Physical Therapist Assistant
36

Physical Therapist Assistant

Work as a Staff Physical Therapist Assistant for 200 bed sub/acute Nursing Facility

  • Perform age appropriate competency skills with respect to individual patient's problems.
  • Consistently report to physical therapist, patient progress/status to allow for updated of goals and modifications by physical therapist of treatment program.
  • Work cooperatively with peers to contribute to the overall productivity of the team.
  • Assist physical therapist in utilizing appropriate methods and materials for effective learning, monitoring response to education, and adapting program appropriately.
  • Ensure patient care documentation is timely, legible, and efficient.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
Physical Therapy
37

Student Physical Therapist Assistant

Treated a wide variety of patients with different diagnosis such as strokes, MS, general weakness, knee/hip replacements and vertigo.

  • Communicated with physicians, nurses, related therapy providers, and case managers to provide total patient care.
  • Responsible for developing interventions, educating my patients, and progressing or regressing patients as needed.
  • Ensured equipment maintenance through regular inspections for functionality and cleanliness.
  • Completed home evaluations and community intervention/therapy trips.
  • Ride Operator/Bowling alley operator/Customer service associate
  • Provided quality customer service to kids and adults of all ages.
  • Handled customer problems and complaints.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
months
at this job
AS
Physical Therapist Assistant
38

Student Physical Therapist Assistant

Administered interventions in skilled nursing facility setting for geriatrics

  • Applied proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation techniques with CVA clients
  • Applied range of motion, gait and endurance training and educated safety awareness
  • Performed home assessments with clients
  • Chart reviews and weekly electronic documentation with LTC
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
AAS
Physical Therapist Assistant
AAS
Computer Animation
39

Student Physical Therapist Assistant

Provided interventions to veterans including gait training, fitting of assistive devices, lower extremity deficits, and back pain.

  • Received above average ratings and positive feedback from my clinical instructor regarding professionalism, confidence, and strong cohesiveness with staff members and therapists.
  • Administered ultrasound, electrical stimulation, phonophoresis, hybresis, and lumbar and cervical traction.
  • Presented in-service to therapy staff regarding vestibular rehabilitation.
Candidate Info
3
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
AAS
Physical Therapist Assistant
40

Student Physical Therapist Assistant

Provided treatments such as ultra sound, exercise instruction, gait training, strengthening and balance training, and neuromuscular re-education in an effort to improve patients' mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or improve physical disabilities.

  • Progressed patients' treatments based upon the short and long-term goals described by the physical therapist in the plan of care to achieve the best possible patient outcomes.
  • Coordinated patients' therapy around other disciplines and activities as necessary.
  • Again utilized the SOAP note format to record patients' responses to treatment and report the outcome of such treatment to the physical therapist.
  • Attend weekly Medicare meetings to discuss patients' progress and projected discharge plans.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
months
at this job
AAS
Allied Health

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