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pediatric occupational therapist home health resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

As an Occupational Therapist with experience in home health, I have developed a diverse range of skills to be a strong candidate this position. Demonstrated expertise in assessing patient needs, developing individualized treatment plans, and utilizing a variety of therapeutic modalities to improve functional outcomes.

In working as a home health OT, I am skilled in developing treatment plans that incorporate the patient's goals and preferences. Additionally, I have experience collaborating with other healthcare professionals to ensure comprehensive patient care.

Overall, I am a dedicated and compassionate therapist who is committed to helping patients achieve their therapy goals and improve their quality of life. I have a strong work ethic and am committed to ongoing learning and development to stay up-to-date with the latest techniques and best practices in occupational therapy. Expertise in providing adaptive interventions and a collaborative approach offering an excellent fit for a home health OT position.

Skills
  • Proficiency in conducting assessments, developing individualized treatment plans, and providing direct therapy services to children with variety of disabilities, including physical, developmental, and sensory disabilities
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including ability to effectively communicate with children, their families, and other healthcare professionals
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other healthcare professionals, including physical therapists, speech therapists, and behavior analysts, to provide comprehensive care for children
  • Strong attention to detail, including ability to maintain accurate and detailed records of therapy sessions and progress reports
  • Ability to provide education and support to parents and caregivers, and collaborate with them to establish and achieve therapy goals
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to effectively communicate with older adults, their families, and other healthcare professionals
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurses, and speech therapists, to provide comprehensive care for older adults
  • Flexibility and adaptability to changing situations, including the ability to work with older adults with different levels of physical and cognitive abilities
  • Strong attention to detail, including the ability to maintain accurate and detailed records of therapy sessions and progress reports
  • Ability to provide education and support to older adults and their caregivers, and collaborate with them to establish and achieve therapy goals for their needs.
Work History
Pediatric Occupational Therapist Home Health, 02/2006 to 12/2019
Avera HealthWindom, MN, Hollywood, FL
  • Conducted assessments to identify children's developmental needs and designed individualized treatment plans to address those needs.
  • Provided intervention for children with a variety of diagnoses including Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, and Developmental Delay.
  • Implemented therapeutic activities to address fine motor skills, sensory integration, visual perception, age appropriate ADL's, and handwriting.
  • Provided parent education and support to facilitate carryover of therapeutic activities in home environment.
  • Collaborated with other healthcare professionals, including physical therapists and speech therapists to provide comprehensive care for patients.
  • Documented treatment progress and maintained accurate and up to date patient records.
  • Coordinated interventions with multidisciplinary treatment team.
  • Established compassionate and caring relationships with patients.
  • Recommended equipment to use in-home to maximize opportunities for wellness.
  • Determined best treatment plans to meet objectives for school, work and home life.
Occupational Therapist, 12/2000 to 01/2002
Avera HealthBrookings, SD, Plantation, FL
  • Conducted assessments to identify children's needs and develop individualized treatment plans that address physical, developmental, and sensory goals
  • Provide direct therapy services to children individually or in groups in accordance with their treatment plans
  • Collaborated with other healthcare professionals, including physical therapists, speech therapists, and behavior analysts, to provide comprehensive care for children
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation of therapy sessions, progress reports, and other relevant data, in accordance with healthcare regulations and Easter Seals policies
  • Conduct assessments to identify children's needs and develop individualized treatment plans that address physical, developmental, and sensory goals.
  • Provide direct therapy services to children individually or in groups in accordance with their treatment plans
  • Provide education to parents and caregivers on how to support their child's progress in therapy, including strategies and activities to promote development and independence.
  • Work collaboratively with parents and caregivers to establish and achieve therapy goals for their child, and provide ongoing feedback and updates on progress.
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation of therapy sessions, progress reports, and other relevant data, in accordance with healthcare regulations and Easter Seals policies.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings to discuss children's progress and make recommendations for ongoing care.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of programs and services that meet the needs of children with disabilities and their families.
  • Performed assessments during treatment to determine progress according to goals
Contract Occupational Therapist, 01/1999 to 08/2001
Broward County School SystemCity, STATE, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Conducted assessments to identify students' needs and develop individualized education plans (IEPs) that address academic, social-emotional, and physical development goals
  • Provide direct therapy services to students individually or in groups in accordance with their IEPs
  • Collaborate with teachers, parents, and other healthcare professionals to support students' academic and social-emotional development
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation of therapy sessions, progress reports, and other relevant data, in accordance with school and state requirements
  • Participate in Individualized Education Plan (IEP) meetings and provide recommendations for accommodations and modifications
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of school-wide programs to promote students' well-being, including providing training and education to teachers and staff on topics related to occupational therapy and child development
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest research and best practices in pediatric occupational therapy and special education in school.
Occupational Therapist , 04/1998 to 05/2000
Nova Southeastern University, Baudhuin Oral SchoolCity, STATE, Davie, FL
  • Coordinated interventions with multidisciplinary treatment team.
  • Provided diagnostic and therapeutic services in center based school for children 2 1/2-8 years of age.
  • Conduct assessments to identify children's needs and develop individualized education plans (IEPs) that address academic, social-emotional, and physical development goals, specifically related to their ASD diagnosis
  • Provide direct therapy services to children with ASD individually or in groups in accordance with their IEPs
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary team, including teachers, speech therapists, and behavior analysts, to support children's academic and social-emotional development
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation of therapy sessions, progress reports, and other relevant data, in accordance with school and state requirements
  • Participate in Individualized Education Plan (IEP) meetings and provide recommendations for accommodations and modifications to support children's success in school setting
  • Contribute to development and implementation of center-wide programs to promote children's well-being, including providing training and education to teachers and staff on topics related to occupational therapy and child development
  • Stay up-to-date on latest research and best practices in pediatric occupational therapy and special education, specifically related to Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Coordinated interventions with multidisciplinary treatment team
  • Performed assessments during treatment to determine progress according to goals
Education
Master of Science: Occupational Therapy, Expected in to Nova Southeastern University - Davie, FL
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School Attended

  • Nova Southeastern University

Job Titles Held:

  • Pediatric Occupational Therapist Home Health
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Contract Occupational Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist

Degrees

  • Master of Science

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