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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

I am a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant with 11 years of experience. I have been working with individuals in various clinical settings including Acute care, Short term and Long term rehabilitation facilities. Well-versed in delivering effective rehabilitation services, documenting progress, time management and communication skills. My experience as an Occupational Therapist Assistant includes rehabilitation in physical disabilities including Auto Immune Disorders, Orthopedic Rehabilitation, Neurological Rehabilitation, and Amputee Rehabilitation. I have a focused team approach towards helping patients develop skills such as feeding, grooming, bathing, dressing and self independence. In my 11 years of experience I have developed a professional interest in Alzheimer's and Dementia Intervention and excel in wheelchair positioning and adaptive equipment. Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant with 11 years of experience working with Geriatrics and Pediatrics individuals. Well-versed in delivering effective rehabilitation services, documenting progress and meeting schedules. Caring therapy with versatility in adapting to diverse needs of clients, applying targeted treatment plans to support individual needs. Well-trained occupational therapist assistant with 11 years of experience building personal confidence among clients suffering from varying disorders and social impairments. Systematic rehabilitation specialist with deliberate planning and thoughtful organization, developing benchmarks for individuals in occupational therapeutic environments.

Skills
  • Activities of Daily Living training
  • Multidisciplinary team collaboration
  • Neurology awareness
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Mobility assistance aptitude
  • Patient-focused care
  • Life skills development
  • Small group instruction
  • Pain management
  • Modalities Certified
  • One-on-one instruction
  • Skilled in electronic documentation programs
  • Wheelchair Positioning
  • Energy Conservation
  • Patient Care Standards
  • Documentation Skills
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Medication Side Effect Knowledge
  • Rehabilitation Techniques
  • Patient Rehabilitation
  • Emotional Support
  • Sensory Motor Skills
  • Adaptive Equipment
  • Acute and Rehabilitative Care
  • Staff Training
  • Home Exercise Programs
  • Patient Medical Histories
  • Patient Reception
  • Instructing Patients
  • Daily Living Skills Instruction
  • Genetic Disorders
  • Geriatric Treatment
  • Creative Thinking
  • Corrective Actions
  • Document Management
  • Electronic Documentation
  • Interdisciplinary Collaboration
  • Patient Positioning Understanding
  • Clinical Team Collaboration
  • Work Assignments
  • Clinical Reasoning
  • Educational Support
  • Therapeutic Measures
  • Prosthetic Devices
  • Therapist Collaboration
  • Joint Protection
  • Patient and Family Education
  • Treatment Implementation
  • Community Reintegration
  • Pain Prevention
  • Company Guidelines
  • Meal Preparation
  • Healthcare Regulations
  • Mobility Devices
  • Safety Protocols
  • Progress Monitoring
  • Strength Improvements
  • Therapeutic Exercise
  • Billing Procedures
Work History
01/2016 to 06/2022
Occupational Therapy Assistant Centers For Specialty Care Group Saratoga Springs, NY,
  • Provided direct occupational therapy services in short term and settings.
  • Consistently complied with applicable laws and regulations and ensured facility adhered to Medicare and Medicaid regulations.
  • Implemented treatment interventions to support individual objectives in daily living, clinical, educational and vocational areas.
  • Provided direct occupational therapy services in geriatric setting.
  • Consulted with direct-care staff to implement best methods to achieve therapy goals.
  • Provided best treatment plans under supervision to meet objectives for school, work and home life.
  • Prioritized opportunities for performance improvement.
  • Established compassionate and caring relationships with patients.
01/2020 to Current
Occupational Therapy Assistant Centers For Specialty Care Group Poughkeepsie, NY,
  • Implemented treatment interventions to support individual objectives in daily living, clinical, educational and vocational areas.
  • Provided direct occupational therapy services in Short term and Long term settings.
  • Helped improve fine motor, visual perception and sensory processing skills.
  • Assisted patients with completing basic daily living activities such as grooming, dressing and self-feeding.
  • Educated patients and families on conditions, treatments and home exercises.
  • Provided support to help patients adjust to new physical or cognitive limitations.
  • Ensured safety and well-being of patients.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, dressing, hygiene and grooming.
  • Improved delivery of patient care through reviewing and implementing improvements to clinical approaches.
  • Continually improved knowledge, skills and performance based on feedback and self-identified professional developmental needs.
06/2020 to 06/2021
Occupational Therapist Assistant Res-Care, Inc. Denver, CO,
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living (ADL) and functional mobility to increase comfort and quality of life.
  • Educated patients on safe and effective use of therapy equipment, such as pulleys, weights and inclined surfaces.
  • Provided compassionate care to patients with debilitating conditions, including back pain, arthritis, fractures, head injuries and strokes.
  • Provided support to help patients adjust to new physical or cognitive limitations.
  • Helped improve fine motor, visual perception and sensory processing skills.
  • Educated patients and families on conditions, treatments and home exercises.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, dressing, hygiene and grooming.
  • Consistently complied with applicable laws and regulations and ensured facility adhered to Medicare and Medicaid regulations.
Education
Expected in 05/2010 to to
Associate of Science: General Studies
North Shore Community College - Danvers, MA
GPA:

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School Attended

  • North Shore Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Occupational Therapist Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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