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Jessica Claire
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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 Rehab Optima for documentation.

Compassionate Occupational Therapy Assistant with older 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 Pennsylvania.

Experienced in assisting patients and clinicians as well as 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
  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Equipment Ordering and Instruction
  • Treatment Planning and Updating
  • Patient monitoring
  • Patient and Family Training
  • Reporting and Documenting
Experience
04/2008 to Current
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Texas Health & Human Services Commission Woodville, TX,
  • 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, CVA, and 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 progress.
07/2001 to 06/2009
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Texas Health & Human Services Commission Atlanta, TX,
  • Performed occupational therapy interventions in Skilled Nursing Facility.
  • 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 CVA, COPD, Cardiac, and Orthopedic Conditions.
  • 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.
07/2001 to 06/2006
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Texas Health & Human Services Commission Beeville, TX,
  • Performed occupational therapy interventions in hospital setting.
  • 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 CVA,COPD, Cardiac and Orthopedic Conditions.
  • Worked cClairely 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.
Education
Expected in
Associate of Science: Occupational Therapy
Harcum College - Bryn Mawr, PA
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Harcum College

Job Titles Held:

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

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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