Physical Therapist Aides

Physical Therapist Aides

Under close supervision of a physical therapist or physical therapy assistant, perform only delegated, selected, or routine tasks in specific situations. These duties include preparing the patient and the treatment area.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Cooperation * Integrity * Concern for Others * Self Control * Attention to Detail * Initiative * Stress Tolerance * Social Orientation * Adaptability/Flexibility

Representative Tasks * Clean and organize work area and disinfect equipment after treatment. * Instruct, motivate, safeguard, or assist patients practicing exercises or functional activities, under direction of medical staff. * Record treatment given and equipment used.


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Job Family Healthcare Support

Sample Job Titles Clinical Rehabilitation Aide, Outpatient Aide, Outpatient Therapy Aide, Physical Therapist Aide (PTA), Physical Therapist Technician (Physical Therapy Tech), Physical Therapy Aide (PTA), Physical Therapy Attendant, Physical Therapy Technician, Physiotherapy Aide, Rehabilitation Aide, Rehabilitation Attendant, Restorative Aide (RA), Restorative Care Technician, Therapy Aide.