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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Newly Graduated COTA with strong clinical and people skills. Enjoys helping patients improve motor and cognitive skills. Previous hands-on work as a OccupationalTherapy Assistant Student and Intern while attending Community College or RI. Eagerly seeking a role as a COTA in a pediatric, inpatient or outpatient setting.


Temporary License in RI. CPR Certified

Skill Highlights
  • Curriculum development
  • SOAP Note development
  • Parent-Therapist interaction
  • Sensory integration application
  • Goal & Objective development
  • Bracing, W/C and Physiatry Clinic observation
  • Splinting capability
  • Acute rehabilitation background
  • Autism spectrum familiarity
  • Assistive Technology Communication Devices
  • Treatment Plan development and implementation
  • Assessments and testing implementation
  • Hippo Therapy and Aquatic therapy observations
  • Detailed chart reviews
  • Gentle and skilled with therapy procedures
  • Geriatrics experience
  • Pain management techniques
  • Down Syndrome knowledge
  • Culturally aware
  • CPR training

Education and Training
Community College of Rhode Island Newport, RI Expected in 2013 Associate of Science : Occupational Therapy Assistant Program - GPA :

Deans list: Fall 2011-Fall 2013

Member of Phi Theta Kappa

Member Of Psi Beta

Coursework in Human Anatomy and Physiology

Coursework in Pediatric Development and Neuroscience

Community College Of Rhode Island Warwick , RI Expected in 1992 Associate of Arts : Early childhood/ Liberal arts - GPA :

Member Phi Theta Kappa

Member Psi Beta

Deans list: Fall 1990-Spring 1992

Honors Program:1991

, Expected in High School Diploma : - GPA :
Professional Experience
Ohioguidestone - OTA Student
Toledo, OH, 09/2013 - 11/2013

I had the pleasure of treating severely handicapped children from ages three to twenty one. A great amount of sensory integration, physical modalities, ADL training such as dressing and feeding skills and psychosocial aspects were addressed. I prepared progress notes as well as treatment plans for groups and individual children. Facilitated ADLs and assisted patients with functional mobility to increase comfort and quality of life. Created individualized home exercise programs for inpatient therapy clients to improve health and wellness. Assisted patients with physical movements to help restore function and lessen pain and disability. Regularly evaluated effects of treatment and adjusted to achieve maximum benefit. Compassionately assisted patients with debilitating conditions such as back pain, arthritis, fractures, sports injuries, head injuries, strokes and cerebral palsy. Consulted with other direct-care staff and worked with caregivers to implement home programs that achieved occupational therapy goals. Worked with patients diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Down Syndrome, Mental Retardation and Articulation and Phonological Processing Disorders.

The Miriam Hospital - OTA Student
City, STATE, 07/2013 - 09/2013

I had an amazing learning experience working at The Miriam Hospital. I was subject to great knowledge through the staff and residents. I participated in treatment of diagnosis such as CVA, TBI, Fractures, TKA, THA, TSA, Cardiac Issues, severe edema, lymphedema, amputations, dementia, Alzheimer's, and cancer. SOAP notes and treatment plans for as said patients. In-services and educational seminars as to broaden my education skills. Facilitated ADLs and assisted patients with functional mobility to increase comfort and quality of life. Identified and properly documented patient goals, evaluated progress and planned reevaluation. Reviewed physician referrals and patient medical records to formulate an accurate diagnosis and best course of treatment.

Bright Horizon's Family Solutions - Teacher
City, STATE, 03/2008 - 06/2013

Five years of teaching experience. Curriculum planning, implementing curriculum, carrying out activities, parent/teacher interactions, Progress notes on children throughout the year. Classroom set up and opening shift. Updated CPR and early childhood continuing education.

Community Service

Cranston National Budlong Little League: Softball Coach/Coordinator 2001-2012.

Cranston School System Theater Director: Elementary and Middle School after school program 2003-2010.

Rhode Island Multiple Sclerosis Society: Volunteer 1998-2014

Harbor to the Bay Aids Research: 2010-2014

RI Blood Center: Donor 2011-2014

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School Attended
  • Community College of Rhode Island
  • Community College Of Rhode Island
Job Titles Held:
  • OTA Student
  • OTA Student
  • Teacher
  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma