Physical Therapist Assistant Resume Samples

Physical therapist assistants work under the supervision of a physical therapist to assist individuals who are suffering from any physical illness or injuries. The highlighting job duties incorporated in the Physical Therapist Assistant Resume include – implementing selected components on patients technically, instructing and counseling the patients in doing exercises, identifying the patient needs, recommending options for treatment and making necessary modifications, keeping track of patient’s progress and comfort, completing documentation work, performing data collection work and recording accurate information and measuring performance of patient’s medical records.

Apart from having working experience, candidates seeking this employment are required to possess excellent skills and knowledge of physiology practices, therapeutic exercises, functional training; they should be able to communicate effectively and have hands-on experience in healthcare administration. Candidates seeking for this post should possess an associate’s degree in PTA and have a valid license to practice.

Physical Therapist Assistant Resume example

Physical Therapist Assistant (PRN) Resume

Headline : Enthusiastic Physical Therapist Assistant seeking full-time or PRN opportunity in Home Health Care or Outpatient Setting with a focus in Orthopedics, Sports Rehabilitation, and Manual Therapy. Well-versed in a broad range of PT programs, treatments, and modalities restoring function and mitigating disability for diseased and injured patients. Excellent interpersonal/communication skills, in addition to proficiency in patient assessment, time management, and therapeutic program design/execution. Dedicated team player, deeply committed to delivering quality care and achieving superior patient outcomes.

Skills : Skilled In Medilinks, EPIC And Casamba Documentation Systems, EMR Systems, CPR Certified

Description :

  • Responsibilities include providing physical therapy interventions under a plan of care written by a physical therapist.
  • Performing therapy interventions utilizing techniques and skills as appropriate for the patient population.
  • Coordinating activities with physical therapy aides, students, and other support personnel.
  • Attending weekly care plan meetings to discuss the patient's progress towards goals and estimating an additional length of stay needed.
  • Helping dozens of patient's reach goals set out by the physical therapist.
  • Establishing communication between nursing, physical therapist, doctor and family for better patient care.
  • Effectively and accurately documenting patient treatment sessions prudently and concisely.
  • Communicating patient status and needs to patient, family and staff compliant with infection control procedures and environmental safety protocol according to facility guidelines maintained confidentiality of patient information, facility information.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associates


Certified Physical Therapist Assistant Resume

Headline : Enthusiastic physical therapist assistant dedicated to achieving superior patient outcomes while participating as a member of a multidisciplinary case-management team. Obtain a Physical Therapy position where I can utilize my expertise, excellent customer service, and positive outlook. I enjoy working with clients and am eager to learn and perform any given task.

Skills : Women Health, Joint Mobilization, Manual Therapy, Prosthetics And Orthotics, Therapeutic Modalities, Kinesio Taping, Aquatic Therapy

Description :

  • Monitoring, demonstrating and assisting patients through the therapeutic exercise to increase endurance, strength, and coordination for specific muscle groups or the entire body.
  • Training patients in functional activities such as sitting and standing, balance, transfer, and mobility as well as progressive gait training, with or without ambulatory aids offered.
  • Performing various modalities such as superficial/deep heat/cold, passive stretching/range of motion, electrotherapy techniques and massages.
  • Educating patients on proper exercise technique for home exercise program as well as daily functional activities.
  • Updating soap notes as well as productivity logs and home exercise plans for various clients.
  • Collecting vital date of client progress through several forms of media such as data collecting, photography, and videography in order to detail progress to improve and research functional rehabilitation techniques and track length of progress attained.
  • Maintaining appropriate cleanliness of therapy gyms by sanitizing all gym equipment as well as cleaning hydrocollator and hydrocollator packs.
  • Assisting creating community re-integration program to observe client interaction and test physical as well as mental and social capabilities to maneuver and succeed in a community setting with physical, occupational, and speech therapists.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associates


Senior Physical Therapist Assistant Resume

Summary : Senior Physical Therapist Assistant with experience in outpatient, skilled nursing, and acute care settings. Communicates with all colleagues to enhance professional relationships and get the required patient treatments done promptly. Always willing to problem solve or help with brainstorming treatment ideas, and is skilled with working under time constraints for patient treatments or documentation deadlines. Skilled in Medilinks, EPIC and Casamba documentation systems as well as various patient EMR systems. To secure a responsible career utilizing my education and experience within the field of physical therapy.

Skills : Electronic Medical Record System, BLS Healthcare Provider, Excellent Communication And Problem Solving, Extensive Mechanical Lift Knowledge, Therapute, Rehab Optima

Description :

  • Providing physical therapy treatments along the continuum of care including pre-operative joint surgery classes, post-operative/pacu, acute care, ICU, transitional care, skilled nursing, acute rehabilitation, home health, and outpatient settings.
  • Contributing to patient goal-setting and updating, implementing the patient plan of care, utilizing critical reasoning skills to daily assess patient progress, and participating with recommendations for discharge planning.
  • Daily collaborating and conferring with a large multi-disciplinary team to plan, modify and coordinate treatments.
  • Demonstrating independence in the application of modalities including cold, heat, electrical stimulation, ultrasound, whirlpool therapy, and therapeutic wrapping for edema.
  • Providing patient and caregiver training throughout the continuum of care in all aspects of physical therapy including functional mobility, safety awareness, equipment/orthoses, and therapeutic exercise programs.
  • Educating nursing staff on safe bed mobility and transfer of patients, continuous passive motion equipment, proper selection/application of mechanical patient lifts, and application of various braces and orthoses.
  • Adept managing of multiple forms of patient equipment including ventilators, wound vacuums, drains, intravenous lines, and deep-vein thrombosis prophylactics.
  • Documenting in the Epic electronic medical record on patient treatments, progress toward goals, and response to treatment.
  • Supervising and mentoring, as a clinical instructor for physical therapist assistant students.
  • Adapting to ever-changing, fast-paced environments while yielding productive, efficient, compassionate, and quality patient care.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Sciences

Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant Resume

Summary : Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant committed to delivering quality care. Driven to achieve exceptional patient outcomes as a key member of a multidisciplinary case-management team. Seeking a position as a Physical Therapy Assistant with a progressive company in a sub-acute setting. Enriching the lives of patients by addressing their physical and personal needs, along with other team professionals.

Skills : Proficient With Casamba Documentation System, Strong Clinical Judgement, Extensive Experience With Patients With Dementia, Healthcare, Management, Rehabilitation

Description :

  • Contributing to physical therapist's effectiveness by identifying patient care issues, providing information, recommending options and courses of action, implementing physical therapy directives.
  • Assessing patient health by interviewing patients: obtaining, updating, and studying therapy histories.
  • Assessing abnormal conditions by reviewing physical therapist's interpretations of patient evaluations and test results.
  • Documenting patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
  • Performing therapeutic procedures by administering manual exercises, instructing, encouraging, and assisting patients in performing physical activities, such as non-manual exercises, ambulatory functional activities, and daily-living activities, and in using supportive devices, such as canes, and prostheses.
  • Instructing and counseling patients by describing therapeutic regimens, giving normal growth and development information, promoting wellness and health maintenance.
  • Providing continuity of care by developing and implementing patient management plans.
  • Maintaining a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations, adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associates

PRN Physical Therapist Assistant Resume

Summary : Competent and caring Physical Therapist Assistant with 7 years of dedicated career experience providing quality patient care in outpatient settings. Exhibits a calm and reassuring personality and employs strong communication abilities. To obtain a Physical Therapist Assistant position in a facility that emphasizes patient health and well-being, where I am able to apply my education, past experiences, and continue to gain knowledge in Physical Therapy and rehabilitation.

Skills : Documentation, Organizational, Multi-Tasking, Answering Phones, Computer, Patient Care, Patient Education, Patient Scheduling

Description :

  • Remarkable knowledge of physical therapy principles, theory, methods and their application in an educational environment.
  • Answered patient questions and provided education and instruction when necessary.
  • Demonstrated correct usage of equipment and exercise routines as part of patient instruction.
  • Assisted in the patient treatment through prescribed exercise regimens and strength training programs.
  • Ensured equipment maintenance through regular inspections for functionality and cleanliness.
  • Maintained physical therapy supplies and inventory ordered new supplies as needed and verified receipt of shipment.
  • Consistently reported to physical therapist, patient progress/status to allow for updated of goals and modifications by the physical therapist of the treatment program.
  • Worked cooperatively with peers to contribute to the overall productivity of the team.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelors Of Physical Therapy

Clinic Supervisor/Physical Therapist Assistant Resume

Summary : Outgoing, self-motivated, creative Clinic Supervisor/Physical Therapist Assistant with 7+ years of active experience. Well-versed in a broad range of treatments and modalities, restoring function and mitigating disability for diseased and injured patients. Excellent interpersonal/communication skills and proficiency in inpatient treatment, time management, and therapy program design/execution. Enthusiastic team player, deeply committed to delivering quality care and achieving superior patient outcomes as a member of a multidisciplinary case-management team.

Skills : Healthcare, Management, Rehabilitation, Finance, Acute Care Therapy, EPIC System For Documentation

Description :

  • Working with physical therapy, home care team, patient/family/caregiver in following physical therapy POC.
  • Conducting treatments associated with muscle strengthening, coordination, mobility, sensory awareness, sitting and standing, transfer training, balance activities, gait training, range of motion activities and modalities.
  • Monitoring the patient's response to intervention and consult with the physical therapist if modification is required.
  • Assisting the PT in the evaluation process and in identifying short-term and long-term goals and treatment plans documenting treatment provided and progress of the patient in compliance with state, federal and JC AHO requirements.
  • Educating home health aides, and patient's families/caregivers in routine.
  • Maintaining professional knowledge and competence in areas of responsibility by attending in-services and department meetings, also participating in continuing education and attending conferences as approved.
  • Completing orders that are provided for a range of motion, occupational therapy and physical therapy to residents in a rehabilitative setting.
  • Responsible for evaluation of residents programs; charting fluid and food acceptance report.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associates

Physical Therapist Assistant Resume

Summary : Dedicated and focused Physical Therapist Assistant who excels at clinical problem solving, interdisciplinary collaboration, critical thinking, and following through to achieve patient goals. Seeking a PTA position that requires high levels of responsibility and complexity. To obtain a physical therapist assistant position, utilizing my experience and education in providing excellent patient care.

Skills : Wellness Programming, Fitness Instruction, Therapeutic Aquatic Exercise, Health Coaching, Personal Training, Vital Signs, Dietary Theories, Heath Workshops

Description :

  • Assisting in performing assessments, treatments, and development of program plans and implementation.
  • Administering therapeutic massage, stretching, and exercise techniques, increasing mobility and easing patient discomfort.
  • Completing documentation related to treatments, noting their effectiveness and any patient progress.
  • Working in a variety of programs, including ambulation training, strengthening and conditioning, contracture management, wound care, cardiac rehabilitation, balance training, modalities, and back injury protection.
  • Training patients in the use of orthopedic braces, prostheses, and supportive devices, ensuring proper support and avoiding loss of progress outside of therapeutic sessions.
  • Coaching patients in exercise techniques for the re-education of specific portions of patient anatomy under the supervision of a physical therapist.
  • Completing billing information for each patient on caseload for Medicare and insurance requirements.
  • Working with a multi-disciplinary staff, based on the plan of care set for each induvial patient, working together as a team to produce the best treatment for each patient.
  • Consistently reported patient progress to physical therapist to review plan of care.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Bachelor's in Biology

Physical Therapist Assistant Resume

Summary : Service-oriented Physical Therapist Assistant with seven years of background in a skilled nursing facility. Core competencies include modality application, accurate documentation, and superb customer service skills as well as excellent communication and time management skills. Handles tasks with accuracy and efficiency. To obtain a physical therapist assistant position at a healthcare providing company that gives an opportunity for growth and advancement.

Skills : Experience In Active Release, Strain-counter Strain, Active Isolated Stretching, Joint Mobilization And Mckenzie For Back, Neck And Extremity Problems.

Description :

  • Ensured proper technique, repetitions, the resistance of patients during therapeutic exercise including strengthening, stretching, and body mechanics.
  • Assisted patients with bed mobility, stair training, and transfer training.
  • Performed data collection such as vital signs, passive and active range of motion, edema measurements, pulse oximetry and orientation to time, person, place, and situation.
  • Educated patients regarding their diagnoses, treatment options, reasons for using particular treatment, effects, goals, what to expect and answering questions post-treatment.
  • Ensured the safety of patients at all times in the clinic and prepare them to be safe outside the clinic as necessary performed myofascial release, as well as other various other forms of deep tissue work, in a one-on-one setting.
  • Set up and delivered various therapeutic modalities including neuromuscular reeducation, iontophoresis, thermal/athermal modalities, ultrasound, traction (both cervical and lumbar), electrical stimulation (IFC, tens) and compression therapies.
  • Wrote patient case notes, progress reports for physicians as well as track daily progress.
  • Constructed home exercise programs for outpatient and home health patients to maintain therapeutic gains.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associates

Certified Physical Therapist Assistant Resume

Summary : Healthcare Certified Physical Therapist Assistant licensed since 1998 in Physical Therapy. Solid knowledge of comprehensive therapy rehab procedures and excellent direct patient care skills. Reputation as a self-directed professional with superior problem solving, communication, and team player skills. Successful in managing time, prioritizing tasks, and organizing projects to improve the quality of patient care. Rehab experience includes out-patient, sports med, ortho, and home-health.

Skills : Vital Signs, Dietary Theories, Health Workshops, And Speaking, Group Diet And Health Programs, Instructor Tai Chi For Balance

Description :

  • Employed with a home-health agency providing physical therapy services to home-bound patients.
  • Administered active and passive manual therapeutic exercises, therapeutic massage, and heat, sound, water, and electrical modality treatments, such as ultrasound.
  • Instructed, motivated, and assisted patients to learn and improve functional activities, such as pre-ambulation, transfer, ambulation, and daily-living activities.
  • Safeguard, motivated, and assisted patients practicing exercises and functional activities under the direction of professional staff.
  • Measured patient's range-of-joint motion and vital signs to determine the effectiveness of treatments and for patient evaluations.
  • Assisted patients in donning and doffing supportive devices, such as braces, splints, and slings.
  • Provided home healthcare with effective time management skills and patient care relations.
  • Organized a weekly schedule to meet productivity expectations and utilize time to efficiently follow physician protocols for post-operative rehabilitation outcomes pertaining to ortho patients.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associates

Physical Therapist Assistant (PRN) Resume

Objective : Dedicated Physical Therapist Assistant (PRN) with medical background seeking a position in applying my knowledge and experiences to your healthcare organization. A qualified individual seeking entry-level position under a supervising licensed physical therapist, to provide quality physical therapy interventions and promote health and function.

Skills : Medical Terminology, Patient Documentation, Intermediate Computer With Microsoft Word, Data Entry, And Scheduling Patient Flow, Proven Multi-tasking And Time Management, Meeting Deadlines

Description :

  • Demonstrated efficient time management skills to manage administrative responsibilities while managing a caseload of up to 14 patients.
  • Communicated with and educated the patient and/or caregiver to improve functional mobility and safety.
  • Provided physical therapy in sub-acute, rehab, and long term care facilities.
  • Provided balance training to reduce the risk of falls and improve safety.
  • Recommended changes, modifications, and discharge of plan of care to the physical therapist.
  • Provided physical therapy in sub-acute, rehab, and long term care facilities.
  • Instructed, motivated, safeguarded, and assisted patients as they practice exercises or functional activities.
  • Conferred with physical therapy staff or others to discuss and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying, or coordinating treatment.
  • Executed the plan of care as recommended by the physical therapist in charge.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associates