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certified occupational therapy assistant resume example with 18+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Experienced with 19+ years as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant bringing

years of experience addressing various Dx.

Skilled at effectively and efficiently delivering rehabilitation services and tracking progress. Expert in

Sigma Care, HealtNet, and Optima Health for documentations.

Compassionate Occupational Therapy Assistant with Young adult and geriatric populations. Patient and communicative with passion for helping patients to improve motor and cognitive skills. Acknowledged for concise time management skills, superior organization and effective communication.

Clinically trained COTA//L licensed in the state of New York and Florida.

Experienced in assisting patients and clinicians as well as performing variety of administrative and clerical tasks. Experience in setting appointments, answering patient questions, managing patient accounts, and maintaining office inventory. Easily multi-tasks in fast-paced environments. excellent interpersonal communication skills and cultural awareness.

Diligent in developing customized therapeutic plans to meet individual patient needs.

Skills
  • Patient care planning
  • Sensory processing support
  • Therapeutic techniques knowledge
  • Schedule coordination
  • Patient rehabilitation
  • Patient care standards
  • Medical records maintenance
  • Planning
  • Expertise in dementia certification program.
Experience
02/2016 to Current Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Providence Health & Services | Mukilteo, WA,
  • Assisted patients with improving visual, motor and sensory management abilities.
  • Helped patients learn to perform basic tasks such as eating, grooming and dressing.
  • Promoted higher quality of life for patients and improved overall comfort and conditions by assisting with activities of daily living.
  • Taught patients how to properly use therapy equipment.
  • Developed successful reputation as result of establishing compassionate, supportive and professional relationships with patients with developmental and cognitive disorders.
  • Delivered high level of quality care and understanding to patients suffering from painful and debilitating conditions, including COPD, Pulmonary , Orthopedic conditions.
  • Provided support to patients with mobility issues and assisted with personal tasks to alleviate physical discomfort.
  • Made appropriate changes and alterations to treatment plans after evaluating patient progress.
  • Performed in patient advocacy role, championing safety, well-being and rights.
  • Provided education and instruction to patients and families.
  • Promoted independence in activities of daily living by suggesting adaptions to activities.
  • Treated assigned patients in activities of daily living in supportive and maintenance programs under supervision.
  • Partnered with rehabilitation team to develop programming addressing capabilities of each patient.
  • Documented patient treatment plans and recovery progress.
  • Documented resident's progress and recorded statistics.
05/2006 to 10/2016 Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Providence Health & Services | Pacific Palisades, CA,
  • Performed occupational therapy interventions in [Type] settings.
  • Helped patients learn to perform basic tasks such as eating, grooming and dressing.
  • Assisted patients with improving visual, motor and sensory management abilities.
  • Promoted higher quality of life for patients and improved overall comfort and conditions by assisting with activities of daily living.
  • Taught patients how to properly use therapy equipment.
  • Delivered high level of quality care and understanding to patients suffering from painful and debilitating conditions, including [Type] and [Type].
  • Worked closely with patients during physical therapy sessions to promote better function and lessen discomfort.
  • Provided support to patients with mobility issues and assisted with personal tasks to alleviate physical discomfort.
  • Made appropriate changes and alterations to treatment plans after evaluating patient progress.
  • Provided education and instruction to patients and families.
  • Promoted independence in activities of daily living by suggesting adaptions to activities.
  • Implemented patient treatment plans as established by licensed occupational therapists in support of patient goals.
  • Instructed patients and families on skills, techniques and exercises for at-home rehabilitation.
  • Selected, modified and customized adaptive equipment and assistive technology for patients.
  • Partnered with rehabilitation team to develop programming addressing capabilities of each patient.
  • Documented patient treatment plans and recovery progress.
  • Documented resident's progress and recorded statistics.
  • Used departmental emergency procedures for code red and code blue.
07/2003 to 02/2013 Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Providence Health & Services | Plainview, TX,
  • Performed occupational therapy interventions in [Type] settings.
  • Helped patients learn to perform basic tasks such as eating, grooming and dressing.
  • Taught patients and families about conditions and exercises.
  • Assisted patients with improving visual, motor and sensory management abilities.
  • Promoted higher quality of life for patients and improved overall comfort and conditions by assisting with activities of daily living.
  • Delivered high level of quality care and understanding to patients suffering from painful and debilitating conditions, including [Type] and [Type].
  • Developed successful reputation as result of establishing compassionate, supportive and professional relationships with patients with developmental and cognitive disorders.
  • Provided support to patients with mobility issues and assisted with personal tasks to alleviate physical discomfort.
  • Made appropriate changes and alterations to treatment plans after evaluating patient progress.
  • Performed in patient advocacy role, championing safety, well-being and rights.
  • Provided education and instruction to patients and families.
  • Documented resident's progress and recorded statistics.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2003 Associate of Applied Science | Occupational Therapy Assistant Suffolk County Community College , Brentwood, NY GPA:
Expected in 05/2003 Associate of Applied Science | Occupational Therapy Assistant Nassau Community College, Garden City, NY GPA:

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School Attended

  • Suffolk County Community College
  • Nassau Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Applied Science

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