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occupational therapy assistant resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant with 24 years of experience working with geriatric individuals. Well-versed in delivering effective rehabilitation services, documenting progress and meeting schedules.

Skills
  • Instructing Patients
  • Acute and Rehabilitative Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Home Exercise Programs
  • Clinical Team Collaboration
  • Daily Living Skills Instruction
  • Clinical Reasoning
  • Adaptive Equipment
  • Patient Positioning Understanding
  • Employee Training
  • Energy Conservation
  • Sensory Motor Skills
  • Patient Care Standards
  • Infection Control Procedures
  • Patient and Caregiver Education
  • Strength Improvements
  • Hip Surgery
  • Therapeutic Equipment
  • Patient and Family Interaction
  • Therapist Assistance
  • Interdisciplinary Meetings
  • Mobility Devices
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Pain Prevention
  • Therapeutic Exercise
  • Equipment Demonstration
  • Treatment Planning and Execution
  • Supporting Daily Living Needs
Education
Clarion University of Pennsylvania Clarion, PA Expected in 05/1998 Associate of Science : Occupational Therapy Assistance - GPA :
Work History
Ascension (System Office) - Occupational Therapy Assistant
Maryland Heights, MO, 10/2009 - Current
  • 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.
  • Implemented treatment interventions to support individual objectives in daily living, clinical, educational and vocational areas.
  • Provided direct occupational therapy services in [Type] settings.
  • Helped improve fine motor, visual perception and sensory processing skills.
  • Administered tests to assess nature of disabilities and limits of function and personal capacities.
  • Provided support to help patients adjust to new physical or cognitive limitations.
  • Helped determine realistic treatment goals and adjusted steps based on patient progress.
Ascension (System Office) - Occupational Therapy Assistant
Maryville, IL, 10/2010 - 12/2010
  • Educated patients and families on conditions, treatments and home exercises.
  • Implemented treatment interventions to support individual objectives in daily living, clinical, educational and vocational areas.
  • Provided direct occupational therapy services in [Type] settings.
  • Helped improve fine motor, visual perception and sensory processing skills.
  • Provided support to help patients adjust to new physical or cognitive limitations.
  • Supported facility with administrative tasks such as scheduling appointments, mailing correspondence and answering telephone calls.
Ascension (System Office) - Occupational Therapy Assistant
Mcdonald, TN, 06/2007 - 10/2009
  • 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.
  • Implemented treatment interventions to support individual objectives in daily living, clinical, educational and vocational areas.
  • Provided direct occupational therapy services in [Type] settings.
  • Helped improve fine motor, visual perception and sensory processing skills.
  • Administered tests to assess nature of disabilities and limits of function and personal capacities.
  • Provided support to help patients adjust to new physical or cognitive limitations.
  • Helped determine realistic treatment goals and adjusted steps based on patient progress.
  • Supported facility with administrative tasks such as scheduling appointments, mailing correspondence and answering telephone calls.
  • Performed assessments during treatment to determine progress according to goals.
  • Conducted physical, academic, vocational, mental and other types of evaluations to identify clients' needs and devise rehabilitation plans.
  • Coordinated interventions with multidisciplinary treatment team.
  • Established compassionate and caring relationships with patients.
  • Performed evaluations and assessments to recommend best treatment for individual patients.
  • Evaluated patient conditions, histories and goals.
  • Customized standard plans to meet individual abilities and needs.
  • Consulted with direct-care staff to implement best methods to achieve therapy goals.
  • Recommended equipment to use in-home to maximize opportunities for wellness.
  • Determined best treatment plans to meet objectives for school, work and home life.
  • Meticulously reviewed records and referrals to determine and implement best treatment methods.
  • Prioritized opportunities for performance improvement.
Ascension (System Office) - Occupational Therapy Assistant
Millstadt, IL, 06/2000 - 06/2009
  • 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.
  • Implemented treatment interventions to support individual objectives in daily living, clinical, educational and vocational areas.
  • Provided direct occupational therapy services in [Type] settings.
  • Helped improve fine motor, visual perception and sensory processing skills.
  • Administered tests to assess nature of disabilities and limits of function and personal capacities.
  • Provided support to help patients adjust to new physical or cognitive limitations.
  • Helped determine realistic treatment goals and adjusted steps based on patient progress.
  • Supported facility with administrative tasks such as scheduling appointments, mailing correspondence and answering telephone calls.
  • Performed assessments during treatment to determine progress according to goals.
  • Conducted physical, academic, vocational, mental and other types of evaluations to identify clients' needs and devise rehabilitation plans.
  • Coordinated interventions with multidisciplinary treatment team.
  • Established compassionate and caring relationships with patients.
  • Evaluated patient conditions, histories and goals.
  • Customized standard plans to meet individual abilities and needs.
  • Consulted with direct-care staff to implement best methods to achieve therapy goals.
  • Recommended equipment to use in-home to maximize opportunities for wellness.
  • Determined best treatment plans to meet objectives for school, work and home life.
  • Meticulously reviewed records and referrals to determine and implement best treatment methods.
  • Prioritized opportunities for performance improvement.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Job Titles Held:

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

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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