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Seek the Challenging Position of Physical Therapist Aide
A highly talented Physical Therapist Aide with huge experience in performing delegated, selected, and routine tasks in specific situations under the supervision of a physical therapist. These duties include preparing the patient and the treatment area.
Summary of Qualifications
More than eight years experience.
Remarkable ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Excellent ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Uncommon ability to provide personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
Strong ability to perform physical activities that require considerable use of the arms and legs and doing such activity as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
Great ability to establish and maintain interpersonal relationships.
In-depth ability to train and teach others.
Great ability documenting and recording information.
Profound ability to Monitor and review information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
Strong knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems.
New York City Hospital, NY 1997 - Present
Physical Therapist Aide (working under the direct supervision of a Physical Therapist)
Administer active and passive manual therapeutic exercises, therapeutic massage, and heat, light, sound, water, and electrical modality treatments, such as ultrasound.
Train patients to use orthopedic braces, prostheses and supportive devices.
Arrange treatment supplies to keep them in order.
Assist patients to dress, undress, and put on and remove supportive devices, such as braces, splints, and slings.
Clean and organize work area and disinfect equipment after treatment.
Instruct, motivate, safeguard and assist patients practicing exercises and functional activities, under direction of medical staff.
Maintain equipment and furniture to keep it in good working condition, including performing the assembly and disassembly of equipment and accessories.
Observe patients during treatment to compile and evaluate data on patients' responses and progress, and report to physical therapist.
Perform clerical duties, such as taking inventory, ordering supplies, answering telephone, taking messages, and filling out forms.
Record treatment given and equipment used.
Secure patients into or onto therapy equipment.
Transport patients to and from treatment areas, using wheelchairs or providing standing support.
Administer traction to relieve neck and back pain, using intermittent and static traction equipment.
Change linens, such as bed sheets and pillow cases.
Confer with physical therapy staff and others to discuss and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying, and coordinating treatment.
Fit patients for orthopedic braces, prostheses, and supportive devices, adjusting fit as needed.
Measure patient's range-of-joint motion, body parts, and vital signs to determine effects of treatments or for patient evaluations.
Participate in patient care tasks, such as assisting with passing food trays and feeding residents, and bathing residents on bed rest.