PHYSICAL THERAPIST AIDE Skillsheet

MULTITASKING
Compiling Discharge reports
                             
Following direction from Physical Therapist
                             
Reading and Comprehension of patient information
                             
Organization skills
                             
Application of diagnostic test nerve, muscle, joints, functional abilities
                             
Time Management
                             
Working with minimal supervision
                             
Maintaining Equipment
                             
Ordering Supplies
                             
Ability to treat multiple patients at one time
                             
PATIENT CARE
vital signs
                             
Relating to disable patients
                             
Documentation of patient progress
                             
Empathetic and compassion
                             
Effective Communication Skills
                             
Customer Service Experience
                             
Interpersonal skills
                             
Ability to remain calm with distressed patients
                             
Tolerating patient setbacks
                             
Motivational skills
                             
Encouraging patient participation in task and therapies
                             
Observation of pain tolerance
                             
Following infection control policies
                             
Measuring range of motion
                             
PHYSICAL STAMINA
Performing Passive stretch
                             
Performing Therapeutic Massage
                             
Ability to demonstrate exercises to patients
                             
Apply manual resistance to patients limbs or trunk during exercise.
                             
administering traction to relieve neck and back pain
                             
Manual Dexterity