A well written Physical Therapy Aide resume can tell an employer what you are all about in terms of skills, experience, and education. It shows what strengths you have and how you may be able to use them to the benefit the organization. Remember not to make your resume an exhaustive list of your non-relevant attributes which might be result in desertion of your job application.

The following sample resume along with this Physical Therapy Aide Cover Letter will let you prepare your job application.


Physical Therapy Aide Resume Sample


Darrel Johnson

248 Example 3rd Ave. Marysville, CA 36698
Contact #, Email Address

OBJECTIVE: Looking for a challenging position as a Physical Therapy Aide at Rideout Memorial Hospital utilizing related skills and capabilities to assist a physical therapist in a manner which maximize efficiency.

• Over 4 years’ experience assisting physical therapists
• Certified member of American Physical Therapy Association
• In depth knowledge of different physical therapy procedures
• Highly skilled in developing and overseeing exercise routines for patients
• Experienced in operating and maintaining therapy equipment including ultrasound machines, electrical stimulation machines and whirlpools
• Proficient in disinfecting treatment areas and machinery

• Reorganized equipment and supplies to make the most of PT plans
• Designed and implemented new therapy strategy which increased overall effectiveness by 20%
• Achieved appreciation letter owing to quick and efficient services
• [List your achievements here]


Physical Therapy Aide
The Family Hospital, Marysville, CA | September 2009 – Present

• Assist three physical therapists with therapy activities
• Provide patients with appointments and oversee exercise routines
• Manage and operating equipment relevant to physical therapy exercises
• Help patients shift from wheelchairs to therapy beds
• Maintain and disinfect treatment supplies after use
• Develop patient progress reports

PTA Intern
Rideout Memorial Hospital, Marysville, CA | June 2009 – September 2009

• Transported patients from the waiting area to the therapy rooms
• Assisted the workforce with patient check-in, scheduling appointments, and insurance authorizations
• Helped with the setup and cleaning of patient therapy sessions
• Manage inventory and order supplies

High School Diploma, ST. LOUIS HIGH SCHOOL, Marysville, CA – 2005

• Physically capable to move patients and heavy equipment
• Demonstrated ability to observe patients during treatment to analyze progress for data reports
• Computer: MS Office Suite
• Bilingual: English and Mandarin