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Physical therapy assistant

Somerset, NJ
February 19, 2020

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Milly Shah

Somerset, NJ * * 732-***-****


Dedicate, highly industrious Physical Therapy Assistant with a profound knowledge of various physical therapeutic techniques. With 2 years of experience working in Canada as Physical Therapist, I have honed my skills and ability to work with a wide variety of patients. I am adaptable team player focused on quality care.


Isabella Geriatric Center - New York, NY

Physical Therapy Assistant (February 2019 – June 2019)

Measuring and recording residents’ overall functions and document them daily along with the progress notes, recertification and HMOs by using Rehab optima in a timely manner

Educate residents on how to exercise in a proper manner or how to use specific equipment to enhance the effectiveness.

Treated residents with various acute and sub-acute conditions.

Worked with long-term care patients suffering from Parkinson’s, Stroke, Dementia, ALS etc.

Providing quality care to help them recover physical function, cognition to live functional lives.

Follow through the treatment plan established by Licensed PT and provide it in a safely manner along with observing precautions related to infection control and privacy and dignity of any residents.

Collaborated with rehab staff and interdisciplinary care staff to offer the most suitable and beneficiary treatment to a specific resident.

Managed discharge planning with rehab and homecare staff including train them with equipment to make sure residence is safe at home.

Able to maintain the productivity by 85-90% by providing direct and indirect treatment

Penn Medicine Acute Center - Princeton, NJ

Physical Therapy Aide (January 2018 - April 2018)

Prepared treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.

Educated patients by demonstrating proper use of equipment and exercise routines under the supervision of Physical Therapist especially for the patients of total hip and knee arthroplasty.

Served and protected the hospital community by adhering to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, collaborating with Physical Therapists for Acute Care patients with variety of conditions like orthopedic, neurological

Transporting immobile patients and ensuring safety and sanitation of the treatment areas to prevent injuries and infection.

Managed hospital inventory for acute center

Fort St. John Hospital - Fort St. John, BC, Canada (October 2016 - April 2017)

Physiotherapist I

Communicated effectively with other patient care providers to provide for continuity of patient care including physical therapist assistant, occupational therapists, and nursing acute care managers and physicians.

Evaluated and implemented treatment plans for a wide range of acute patients with multiple issues including orthopedics, neurological deficits, ICU, CDU and general medical and surgical patients.

Managed group exercise class: Post hip and knee replacement patients include initial assessment, goal setting, intervention and discharge planning

Recorded prognosis, treatment, response and progress of each patient.

Attended weekly team hurdles to discuss and assess patient care and Patient Care in-service.

Identified and document goals, anticipated progress and plans for re-evaluations.

Fort St. John Hospital - Fort St. John, BC, Canada (August 2015 - September 2016)

Therapy Aide

Provided physical therapy treatment under the direction of a registered Physical Therapist/Occupational Therapist

Managed group exercise class: Post hip and knee replacement patients (plus delegated task like mid-week progress assessment)

Administrative Duties like patient documentation including charting and maintaining department’s all equipment inventory


Performing Therapy Interventions Geriatric PT Acute Care Therapy

Physical Evaluation Pediatric PT Treatment plans

Group Therapy Documentation - Medical Billing

Expert stretching and fitness practices Outpatient Therapy Excellent Communication


Fanshawe College – London, ON, Canada (May 2015) Diploma in Fitness and Health Promotion

Saurashtra University - Surendranagar, India (June 2013) Bachelor in Physiotherapy


New York Physical Therapy Assistant

Standard First Aid and CPR-C

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