Physical Therapy Assistant Resume Sample

Physical therapy assistant works under the direction and supervision of physical therapists and they help patients recover from injuries, illness and regain movement. They provide direct care to patients and often they have to perform various other tasks such as setting up treatment areas, cleaning rooms, moving patients and performing clerical duties. The job duties of a physical therapy assistants includes implementing selected component of care in a technically competent manner, instructing and counseling patients effectively in exercise, identifying patients need and exhibit compassion, recommend options course of action in selected treatment ensuring patients safety, apply latest technique to restore function and reduce symptom frequency, complete documentation to support delivery of physical therapy services, obtain accurate information about patient, measure performance and record patients medical information, adhere to ethical and legal standards, and update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities. The physical therapy assistant needs to have proven experience in a similar field and should have hand-on experience with therapeutic exercises and functional training.

Physical Therapy Assistant Resume

Name: Zoe Lee

Address: 1855 Conor Stream, New York, NY
Phone: 504 – 308-706
Email: [email protected]
Current Job: Physical Therapy Assistant, TriCare Physical Therapy, New York, NY


Competent and caring physical therapy assistant with more than 7 years of experience providing quality patient care in rehabilitative settings. Exhibit calm and reassuring personality and employ strong communication abilities. Highly trained professional expertise worked with a rehabilitation team at a skilled long term facility care center where case consists of mostly elderly adults with a high percentage of patients return to their home.


  • Assist patients to move or walk from one surface to another safely by bending, twisting and lifting
  • Help patients to coordinate balance and strength to keep safe and protect a patient assisting him to use a modern device
  • Having the ability to observe visually and assess the patient from a certain distance
  • Having the capacity to crouch, kneel and perform various activities with patient

Work Experience

Physical Therapy Assistant, TriCare Physical Therapy, New York, NY( 2016 – present )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform a predetermined exercise program established by supervising physical therapist
  • Maintain equipment and work area in a safe condition
  • Make a presentation to support team and in-services

Physical Therapy Assistant, Heathrow Rehabilitation Services, New York, NY (2014 – 2016 ), Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Documented patients progress and recorded observation and provided a recommendation for improvements
  • Communicated with physician nurses related therapy providers and provided total patient care
  • Assisted inpatient treatment through a prescribed exercise regimen

Physical Therapy Assistant, New Cityland Physical Therapy Clinic, New Cityland, CA (2012 – 2014 ), Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepared patient and treatment rooms for physical therapists and provided appropriate apparel for therapeutic treatment
  • Answered patient questions and provided instruction when necessary
  • Demonstrated correct usage of equipment and exercise routines


Masters in Business Management – McGill University, New Cityland, CA

Bachelor Degree in Physical Therapy  – University of Los Angeles, California

High School: New Cityland Public High School, New Cityland, CA


Imani Lehner, Physical Therapy Assistant, Heathrow Rehabilitation Services, New York, NY

Personal Information:

  • Civil Status: Married
  • Date of Birth: 25/5/1999
  • Hobbies: Driving, and reading books

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