Physical Therapy Aide Resume Sample

A physical therapy aide assists physical therapists during sessions and they also perform basic clerical duties. The physical therapist assistant can treat patients under a physical therapist’s direction but they can’t provide direct patient care. The primary duty and responsibilities of a physical therapy assistant includes guiding patients through exercise, answering to phone calls, scheduling appointments, helping patients at therapy areas, lifting and moving patient from therapy areas, setting up therapy equipment, changing linen, sanitizing therapy areas, massaging patient, informing patients and their families about after therapy treatment and monitoring patients progress. They also perform a few other tasks such as assisting the patient with intake, preparing hot and cold packs, transporting patient and documentation of patient’s progress. To acquire a job as a physical therapy assistant, they must complete the physical therapy aide program and should possess a valid license. They should be physically fit to lift and move patients from one place to another area. They must have excellent interpersonal and computer literacy skills. They should have a genuine concern for the patients who are recovering from injuries.

Physical Therapy Aide Resume

Name: Buck Graham

Address: 17912 Rodney Street, Saint Louis, MO 63119
Phone: 547 – 310-7846
Email: [email protected]
Current Job:  Physical Therapy Aide, Darren Healthcare Clinic,Saint Louis, MO


Compassionate and skilled physical therapy aide with more than 5 years of experience providing service to injured patients in a hospital setting. Excellent customer service skills and highly organized. Possess knowledge of medical receptionist duties and physical therapy procedures and techniques. Seeking for a post as a physical therapy aide at a reputed hospital and helping the team planning and providing treatment to the ill, injured and surgery patients to overcome mobility problems.


  • Well-versed with safety and sanitation standard
  • Know how to operate advanced equipment used in therapy sessions
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving and interpersonal skill
  • Physically and mentally alert with strong work ethics
  • Able to use tact and rapport with patient and staff

Work Experience

Physical Therapy Aide, Darren Healthcare Clinic, Saint Louis, MO ( 2016 – present )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepared treatment room and assisted in scheduling treatment for patients
  • Following instructions of the physical therapist in pain management for patients
  • Comforting patients and relieving their tension explaining the benefit and ease of therapy

Physical Therapy Aide, NCL University Hospital, Saint Louis, MO (2014 – 2016 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Educating patients about the use of orthopedic and support devices
  • Measuring the patient range of motion and vital signs to evaluate patients effect of treatment
  • Administered traction techniques to resolve neck and back pain
  • Provided additional care to the patient while bathing

Physical Therapy Aide, Rebecca Healthcare Clinic, Saint Louis, MO (2012 – 2014 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organized treatment areas and maintained exercise equipment
  • Inspected safety of using exercise equipment with great care
  • Assisted patients in performing prescribed stretches and exercise
  • Answered queries of patient and helped overcome their tension


Bachelor Degree in Physiotherapy –New Parkland College, Saint Louis, MO

High School: St. Jude High School, Saint Louis, MO


Ryan Lanigan, Physical Therapy Aide, NCL University Hospital, Saint Louis, MO

Personal Information:

  • Civil Status: Married
  • Date of Birth: 11/8/1996
  • Hobbies: reading books, cooking and playing caroms

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