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Physical Therapy Aides assist physical therapists in caring for patients, including handling patient-related office tasks, such as documentation and outreach. Example resumes of Physical Therapy Aides reflect such responsibilities as helping patients complete specific exercises as part of their plans of care, and using devices and equipment, such as medicine balls, foam rollers, and therapeutic bands, to help patients perform their therapy. No formal education is required to become a Physical Therapy Aide, though some candidates show the completion of certificate programs in physical therapy on their resumes.

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1

Physical Therapy Aide

Administered active and passive manual therapeutic exercises, heat, and electrical modality treatments.

  • Observed patients during treatment to compiled and evaluated data on patient responses and progress, and report to physical therapist.
  • Secured patient into or onto therapy equipment.
  • Administered traction to relieve neck and back pain using intermittent equipment.
  • Maintained equipment and furniture to keep it in good working condition performing the assembly and disassembly of equipment.
  • Cleaned and organized work area and disinfected equipment after treatment.
  • Changed linens, such as bed sheets and pillow cases.
  • Arranged treatment supplies to keep them in order.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
2

Volunteered Physical Therapy Aide

Observed a Physical Therapist; assisted in treating patients in a patient/friendly manner

  • Self- Developed increased knowledge of the role of a physical therapist
  • Educated patients by demonstrating proper use of equipment and exercise routines.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Health Promotion Studies
3

Physical Therapy Aide

Greeted patients as they arrived for their physical therapy sessions

  • Performed routine tasks under the supervision of a physical therapist
  • Took inventory of supplies
  • Answered telephone, scheduled appointments and updated session status using computer
  • Set up, cleaned and disinfected patient treatment areas
  • Maintained equipment and furniture to keep it in good working condition, including performing the assembly and disassembly of equipment and accessories
Candidate Info
7
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
4

Physical Therapy Aide

Aided in the prevention and rehabilitation of patients who had acute and chronic injuries.

  • Provided high level of quality care and encouragement to clients.
  • Demonstrated the ability to adapt to different situations through excellent communication skills with others.
  • Assisted in modalities, treatment, and therapeutic exercises with patients.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AA
Behavioral And Social Science
BS
Exercise Physiology
Physical Therapist Assistant
5

Physical Therapy Aide

Provided excellent customer service while scheduling new and current patients

  • Aided patients with therapy exercises and alternative medicine treatments
  • Submitted electronic/paper claims documentation for timely filing
  • Exhibited communication skills while collaborating with other health care providers
  • Organized, maintained and updated payment information and insurance benefits
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
6

Medical Receptionist/physical Therapy Aide

Answered a volume of 20-30 incoming calls which resulted in scheduling appointments

  • Prepped patient charts for upcoming appointments
  • Collected any necessary co-payments and posted daily charges
  • Recorded treatment given and equipment used
  • Conferred with physical therapy staff to discuss and evaluate patients information for planning, modifying, and coordinating treatment
  • Observed patients during treatment to compile and evaluate data on patients responses and progress and reported to physical therapist
  • Secured patients into or onto therapy equipment
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
HS
Medical Assistant
HS
High School Diploma
Systems And Business Administration
7

Physical Therapy Aide

  • Assisted 40+ patients' per day with pre-and post-examination protocol.
  • Performed with exercises, paraffin baths, electro stimulation, massages, electrical stimulation, paraffin baths, hot and cold packs, traction, weights, and ultrasound.
  • Explained procedures and answered patients' questions concerning various medical and clinical office procedures.
  • Provided updated medical records and explained patients' problems to the physician.
  • Set up the examination rooms and assisted physician with patient examinations.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Medical Assisting
BA
Physical Therapy
8

Physical Therapy Aide

  • Assists Physical Therapists in a variety of treatment methods, including therapeutic exercise, myofascial release, modalities, manual therapy, and patient education. Have performed over numerous hours of PT assistance activities.
  • Arranged and conducted marketing and advertisement meetings with regional healthcare providers to increase awareness of TAI Parkcenter's capabilities and increase patient traffic.
  • Responsible for developing client relationships, scheduling appointments, and clinic operations, including secretarial duties.
  • Ensured all activities were in accordance with HIPAA regulations.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Health Science
9

Physical Therapy Aide

  • Provided physical therapy treatments and modalities in accordance with policies and procedures
  • Communicated with fellow staff concerning patient status, progress and continued services
  • Maintained premium patient care at all times
  • Documented patients progress and completed treatment plans and other forms
  • Ensured all documentation was clear, concise, timely, accurate and complete
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
Medical Terminology/pharmacology
Professional Physical Therapy Aide
10

Physical Therapy Aide (manager)

Supported on-staff physical therapists in administering patient treatment programs

  • Organized, sterilized, and sanitized treatment equipment and therapy work area
  • Assisted patients in scheduled treatments, such as paraffin baths, E-Stim units, hot and cold packs, etc.
  • Assisted patients with information on treatment/therapy procedures and information about exercises
  • Supported clients for the duration of treatments, tests, and evaluations
  • Performed administrative duties, such as scheduling patients and taking phone calls
  • Recorded treatment and equipment used manually
  • Monitored patients for signs and symptoms low energy and/or pain during modalities
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Clinical Exercise Physiology

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