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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Diligent in assisting the customized therapeutic plans to meet individual patient needs. Knowledgeable about techniques to improve home, educational and work lives of patients of all ages.

Skills
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Sensory processing support
  • Therapeutic techniques knowledge
  • Schedule coordination
  • Documentation
  • Patient/Family education
  • Home Assessments
  • Patient care planning
  • Clinical Team Collaboration
  • CPR
  • Flexible
  • Communication
  • Organizational skills
  • Multitasking
Experience
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, 02/2020 - Current
Highmark Inc. Zelienople, PA,
  • Performed occupational therapy interventions in school settings.
  • Treated children using established treatment plan under supervision of occupational therapists.
  • Implemented children's treatment plans as established by licensed occupational therapists in support of patient goals.
  • Documented assessments, treatment goals and patient's progress using standardized note writing format.
  • Treated patients to improve sensory integration, fine motor, gross motor and handwriting skills.
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, 08/2014 - 02/2020
Highmark Inc. Bellevue, PA,
  • Performed occupational therapy interventions in skilled nursing facility settings.
  • 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.
  • Explained how to properly and effectively use therapy equipment so that patients were well-informed.
  • Delivered high level of quality care and understanding to patients suffering from painful and debilitating conditions, including CVA and amputee.
  • 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.
  • Documented assessments, treatment goals and patient's progress using standardized note writing format.
  • Facilitated understanding of rehabilitation process by communicating with patients and families.
  • Selected, modified and customized adaptive equipment and assistive technology for patients.
  • Gathered patient data and monitored patient progress at all stages of therapy.
  • Documented patient treatment plans and recovery progress.
  • Implemented post-discharge plans and outpatient care plans.
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, 07/2018 - 09/2019
Highmark Inc. Mechanicsburg, PA,
  • Performed occupational therapy interventions in home health settings.
  • 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.
  • Explained how to properly and effectively use therapy equipment so that patients were well-informed.
  • Provided support to patients with mobility issues and assisted with personal tasks to alleviate physical discomfort.
  • Provided education and instruction to patients and families.
  • Promoted independence in activities of daily living by suggesting adaptions to activities.
  • Treated patients using established treatment plan under supervision of occupational therapists.
  • Documented assessments, treatment goals and patient's progress using standardized note writing format.
  • Facilitated understanding of rehabilitation process by communicating with patients and families.
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, 06/2011 - 08/2014
Highmark Inc. Robinson, PA,
  • Performed occupational therapy interventions in skilled nursing facility settings.
  • Helped patients learn to perform basic tasks such as eating, grooming and dressing.
  • Performed administrative support tasks, including mailing letters, taking messages and scheduling appointments.
  • Promoted higher quality of life for patients and improved overall comfort and conditions by assisting with activities of daily living.
  • Explained how to properly and effectively use therapy equipment so that patients were well-informed.
  • Provided education and instruction to patients and families.
  • Promoted independence in activities of daily living by suggesting adaptions to activities.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2004
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East Chicago Central High School - East Chicago, IN
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University of Southern Indiana - Evansville, IN
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Ivy Tech Community College - Gary, IN,
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Associate of Applied Science: Occupational Therapy Assistant, Expected in 06/2011
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Brown Mackie College - Merrillville, IN,
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Bachelor of Science: Health Science, Expected in 04/2022
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Southern New Hampshire University - Manchester, NH,
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School Attended

  • East Chicago Central High School
  • University of Southern Indiana
  • Ivy Tech Community College
  • Brown Mackie College
  • Southern New Hampshire University

Job Titles Held:

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

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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