Occupational Therapist Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

OTR/L and enthusiastic team player with 15 years experience committed to delivering quality care to each individual while improving their quality of life and assisting them to return to their highest level of functional independence. Driven to achieve exceptional patient outcomes as a key member of a multidisciplinary case-management team.


Registered and Licensed Occupational Therapist

CPR certified (Adult, Child, Infant)

Skill Highlights
  • Proficient in Screening, Evaluating, Plan of Care development, use of Modified Barthel Index
  • Background in splinting, w/c positioning, adaptive equipment training across all areas of ADL, ADL/ IADL retraining, home evaluations
  • Knowledge in strengthening and conditioning for the elderly / geriatric patient with use of variety of equipment
  • Background in Medicare Part B evaluation/ treatment
  • Adept at restorative nursing program development
  • Skilled treatment modalities: NMR, PNF, visual perceptual motor, balance, coordination
  • Physical agent modality planning
Professional Experience
Occupational Therapist, 03/2008 to Current
Phoenix Children's HospitalNew York, NY,
  • Consulate Healthcare/ Genesis Eldercare Services -Screen, examine and evaluate individuals in a Skilled Nursing Facility (sub-acute and long-term- care settings) with various impairments (including but not limited to neurological, musculoskeletal, orthopedic, cardiovascular, cardiopulmonary, cognitive conditions) which limit a person's level of independence, and develop individualized care plans with achievable goals aimed at reaching the individual's highest level of safe and functional independence -Provide skilled intervention to include techniques focusing on areas such as muscle strengthening, functional activity tolerance/endurance, coordination, proprioception, kinesthetic, visual perceptual motor, sensory integration, balance, NMR, physical agent modality planning, splinting assessment and adaptation, adaptive equipment, ADL/IADL retraining, wheelchair and bed positioning, home evaluations, feeding assessments with adaptations as needed, restorative nursing program development -Collaborate with multidisciplinary team, medical staff, patient and family to ensure most functional outcomes and safest level of discharge for the individual.
Occupational Therapist, 03/2004 to 03/2008
Phoenix Children's HospitalMesa, AZ,
  • Screened, examined, evaluated and developed individualized care plans and treated individuals with a wide range of physical, psychological, neurological, cardiovascular, cognitive impairments in a sub-acute and long-term-care setting
  • Utilized treatment methods including progressive resistance exercise, functional activity tolerance/ endurance training, coordination, visual perceptual motor, sensory , proprioception, NMR, wheelchair and bed positioning, balance, splinting, adaptive equipment training, ADL/IADL retraining, transfer techniques, home evaluations, restorative nursing program development.
Occupational Therapist, 01/2001 to 03/2004
Phoenix Children's HospitalLos Angeles, CA,
  • Screened, examined and conducted standardized evaluations (Beery VMI, BOTMP, Sensory Profile, Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development, Peabody Developmental Motor Scales, feeding assessments) -Developed care plans to address individual needs for children birth to 21 years of age
  • Provided skilled intervention and therapeutic approaches: SI, NDT, PNF, therapeutic massage, handwriting protocols, therapeutic listening for auditory processing disorders, splinting assessment/ modifications, JOBST garment fittings
  • Participated in swallow and barium studies, burn assessments and JOBST garment fittings, spasticity clinic assessments for children with Baclofen pump placement.
Occupational Therapist, 03/2000 to 01/2001
Phoenix Children's HospitalMinneapolis, MN,
  • Screened, examined and evaluated children from birth to 21 years of age utilized standardized and non-standardized evaluations, developed treatment plans and provided skilled intervention to address deficits in predetermined areas to optimize each child's functional independence.
Master of Occupational Therapy Degree: Occupational Therapy, Expected in May 2000
University of Saint Augustine for Health Sciences - St. Augustine, FL

Awarded Most Outstanding Occupational Therapy Student

Master of Arts Degree: Exercise Physiology and Wellness, Expected in May 1995
University of Central Florida - Orlando, FL
Bachelor of Science Degree: Nutrition and Fitness, Expected in December 1993
The Florida State University - Tallahassee, FL
License in Occupational Therapy, May 2000 License Number: OT9604: , Expected in 02/2017
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The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc. Certification Number: 1043830 Adult, Child, Infant CPR: , Expected in 02/2017
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Licensure and Certifications:

License in Occupational Therapy, May 200

License Number: OT 9604

Licensed through February 2017

References Available Upon Request

15 years experience as an Occupational Therapist

11 years experience in geriatric settings

4 years experience in pediatric settings

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School Attended
  • University of Saint Augustine for Health Sciences
  • University of Central Florida
  • The Florida State University
Job Titles Held:
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Master of Occupational Therapy Degree
  • Master of Arts Degree
  • Bachelor of Science Degree
  • License in Occupational Therapy, May 2000 License Number: OT9604
  • The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc. Certification Number: 1043830 Adult, Child, Infant CPR

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