Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Hardworking and reliable professional perusing a Master’s of Science in Healthcare Administration seeking an internship to learn and grow.

Professional Experience
03/2018 to Current
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Highmark Inc. Cranberry Twp, PA,
  • Work 40 hours a week
  • Develop and educate opportunities to all incoming staff to increase knowledge and skills.
  • Deliver high-quality and compassionate treatment to the individual.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of programs in place and provide training and technical support to team.
  • Analyze outcomes to plan for appropriate requirements.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Recognized by Facility Director for providing exceptional service.
  • Established and enforced clear goals to keep employees working collaboratively.
  • Complied with company policies, objectives, and communication goals.
  • Promoted employee safety awareness based on understanding of regulatory mandates and organizational best practices.
  • Performed scheduled and surprise inspections of worksites to gauge technician skill and performance in field.
  • Coached and mentored staff members through feedback to develop appropriate skills.
  • Monitored equipment, checked supplies, and coordinated with interdisciplinary team to meet expected demand.
  • Manage resources, budget, procurement, and equipment
05/2017 to 03/2018
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Kids Care Home Health Charleston, SC,
  • Worked 40 hours a week
  • Communicate findings with team to participate in planning and implementing treatment.
  • Instruct soldiers in a variety of diverse mental & physical activities to implement in their daily lives to increase fulfillment.
  • Promote the prevention of relapse and safe wellbeing after program that strives to develop skill-related abilities.
  • Enhances the soldiers understanding about the benefits of leading a healthy and active lifestyle both mentally and physically.
  • Interact with the soldier to explain therapy procedure, discuss plans, and motivate the them to comply with the indicated regimen during and after discharge.
  • Motivate, instruct, and assist soldier to learn and improve functional exercise.
  • Make recommendations for soldier's rehabilitation and reintegration needs.
  • Coordinated with team a holistic approach to focus on cognition, nutrition, strength and conditioning, and occupational programs.
  • Guided clients in effective therapeutic exercises integrated from CBT.
04/2015 to 12/2016
Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant-PRN Encore Rehabilitation Services Peninsula, OH,
  • Worked 16-32 hours a week
  • Planned and administered a range of treatments and therapeutic exercise programs involving ROM, NDT techniques, endurance, strength and increased functional independence.
  • Diligently observed patient safety, risk management, and infection control policies and procedures at all times.
  • Communicated effectively with other care providers (physicians, nurses, social workers, and case managers) to provide for continuity of patient care.
  • Educated patients and family members regarding diagnosis, injury prevention and therapeutic treatments in strength, agility, cognition, and nutrition.
  • Sound, ethical, and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.
  • Evaluated and analyze trends and made proactive strategy adjustments to maintain alignment between performance and objectives.
  • Researched appropriate performance standards to correlate with the patients short and long term goals.
05/2013 to 12/2016
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant-PRN Kindred Healthcare San Diego, CA,
  • Worked 16-48 hours a week
  • Conduct research and analyses on the patients performance/progress.
  • Maintained appropriate documentation of patient progress.
  • Provided education and instruction to patients and families.
  • Implemented post-discharge plans and outpatient care plans.
  • Facilitated understanding of the rehabilitation process by communicating with patients and families.
  • Documented resident's progress and recorded statistics for later analysis.
  • Sound ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.
  • Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD, TKA, CVA, A/BKA, other orthopedic surgeries, heart surgery and TBI.
  • Incorporated evidence-based care into practice environment to ensure high quality care for patients and their families.
  • Followed specific policies, guidelines, and procedures in regard to specific physical needs.
Expected in 05/2021
Master of Science: Healthcare Administration
TTUHSC - Lubbock, TX,

3.88 G.P.A, Recipient of CH Foundation Scholarship and TTUHSC Graduate Scholarship

Expected in 2013
Associate of Applied Science:
Lone Star College - Tomball, TX

GPA: 3.76, Recipient of Medical Scholarship, Graduated with Phi Theta Kappa Honors and Magna Kum Laude

Expected in 05/2011
Bachelor of Science: Kinesiology
The University Of Texas El Paso - El Paso, TX,

Minor in psychology


NBCOT Certified 31131

Texas Licensure 212123

BLS Certified

Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)- Basic Certificate in Quality and Safety July 2020

Dale Carnegie Trained Fall 2005

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School Attended

  • Lone Star College
  • The University Of Texas El Paso

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant-PRN
  • Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant-PRN


  • Master of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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