Educates patients and family members regarding diagnosis, injury prevention, and therapeutic treatments. I also provided education to patients and their families.
Assisted patients with physical movements to help restore function and lessen pain and disability. Also provided basic patient care.
Performs and assists in the evaluation of patients with functional deficits. Performs manual therapy, therapeutic exercises, and modalities.
Physical Therapy Assistant
Howard County Public Schools
Perform daily patient care duties, including but not limited to, scheduling, billing, and documentation. Responsible for ordering supplies and equipment.
Under the supervision of physical therapist, performs skilled nursing treatments and procedures in the treatment of patients. Performs physical therapy treatments and modalities.
Instruct, motivate, safeguard and assist patients as they practice exercises and functional activities.. Assisted patients with physical movements to help restore function and lessen pain and disability.
Provides information to patients by answering questions and requests; completing treatment requirements. Aides patients to properly position and positions them.
Instruct patients in the safe and effective use of pulleys, weights, inclined surfaces and other equipment prescribed for their treatment.
Provides information to patients by answering questions and requests; completing treatment requirements. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.