Physical Therapist Assistant Resume

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Career Objective:

To work as a physical therapy assistant and help patients in combating with physical injuries by designing specialized physical therapy sessions.

Summary of Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of physical therapy techniques and designing physical therapy session

  • Physically fit to handle all sizes of patients

  • Experienced in offering whirlpool baths, paraffin baths, electrical stimulation, massages and exercises

  • Skilled in assisting and monitoring patients during exercise

  • Sound knowledge of diagnosis and identifying areas and reasons of pain

  • Ability to apply manual resistance during exercise and perform chest compression for CPR

  • Excellent agility and manual dexterity to perform tasks safely and efficiently

  • Skilled in collecting and integrating patients’ data

  • Expert in prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Sound knowledge of feeling pulse, muscle tone and ability to hear heart and lung sounds

Work Experience:

Physical Therapist Assistant

Angel Clinic, Ventura, CA

2011 – present

  • Treating variety of outpatients with modalities such as whirlpool, massage, exercise, paraffin bath, joint mobilization and electrical stimulation

  • Assisting physicians in diagnosing patients

  • Recording vital signs and weight of patients

  • Answering phones and ordering supplies

  • Helping patients in filling out insurance forms

  • Teach patients to use crutches

  • Develop physical therapy programs according to patients’ age and injuries

  • Walk patients to the diagnosis room

  • Monitor patients during exercise

Physical Therapist Assistant

St. Mary Heart Institute, Ventura, CA

2009 – 2011

  • Assisted physicians in evaluating patients’ conditions and planning therapy

  • Acted as a member of physical therapy team for cardiopulmonary rehabilitation

  • Maintained patients and supplies records

  • Disinfected tools for use by the therapist

  • Demonstrated use of wheel chairs, crutches and other mobility equipment

  • Assisted patients in walking with horse-inspired mechanical legs

  • Handled clerical duties and daily cash collection

  • Offered emotional support to patients in recovering from pain

Education:

Associate Degree in Physical Therapy

Libra Institute of Physical Therapy, Ventura, CA

2008

References:

Available upon request.

See Also

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