Occupational Therapist resume samples

Occupational Therapists encourage their clients to get involved in everyday pleasant activities in order to overcome difficulties and distress. Usual work activities described in Occupational Therapist resume samples are developing rehabilitation programs, assessing patient condition, helping people overcome trauma and anxiety, offering advice and mentorship, training students, and reporting to healthcare management. A good Occupational Therapist resume showcases counseling expertise, empathy, good communication and interpersonal abilities, and organization. A Master's Degree in occupational therapy is often required.


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Pediatric School-based Occupational Therapist

Provided therapy services to multiply disabled students, 3 to 14 years of age, in a private school setting

  • Evaluated children's' rehabilitative needs, developed student treatment plans and goals and delivered appropriate therapy interventions
  • Provided therapy services to public school districts in self-contained classrooms, preschool handicap and classrooms for children with Autism
  • Participated in a cooperative interdisciplinary team, attending weekly in-services while maintaining a full caseload and managing time for equipment preparation, reports and documentation
  • Provided lectures to educate public school teachers on handwriting
CANDIDATE INFO
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Occupational Therapy
2

Occupational Therapist

Treated children ages 4 - 21 with a variety of diagnoses including attention deficit disorder, pervasive developmental disorders, learning disabilities, cerebral palsy, visual impairments, down syndrome, deaf/hard of hearing and sensory processing disorders

  • Performed evaluations, observations, annual reviews, kindergarten entrance screenings and initial evaluations, attending CSE/CPSE meetings
  • Consulted on a regular basis with school team members to ensure carryover of skills and successful remediation
  • Maintained daily notes, progress reports and IEP goals
CANDIDATE INFO
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MS
Occupational Therapy
3

School Based Occupational Therapist

Managed a caseload of 21 students at 3-5 schools for 2 days/week.

  • Planned and implemented interventions for all students, both individually and in small groups
  • Consulted with teachers to implement both pre-referral strategies as well as ensure carryover of strategies for students currently receiving services, in addition to maintaining communication with parents of students
  • Selected and performed appropriate assessments for all newly referred students
  • Maintained appropriate paperwork for all students on caseload
CANDIDATE INFO
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Hospitality Management
MA
Occupational Therapy Honors Society
4

Level 1- A Fieldwork; Student Occupational Therapist

Provided sensory education to children with specific vestibular, tactile, and motor interventions/activities

  • Prepared children for individual or group therapy in conjunction with the classroom teacher and the supervising occupational therapist
  • Provided treatment for inpatient and outpatient children with feeding difficulties in the support group
  • Participated in wellness program to help children with spinal cord injuries live healthy, independent lives
  • Researched the therapeutic use of weighted blankets and pressure vests for autistic children
CANDIDATE INFO
5
months in
workforce
5
months
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BA
Theatre Arts
MS
Occupational Therapy
5

Occupational Therapist / Assistant Manager

Screen and evaluate patients with their mobility and functional limitation

  • Supervised the distribution or relief and assistive devices as well as the procurement of the these items
  • Educated clients and their families on the appropriate use of assistive devices
  • Advocated for the mainstreaming of disability in local government's basic services and programs, including the basic accessibility features of the community hall and other public spaces
  • Implemented home safety evaluation and treatment plan for infants thru adults as a homecare provider
  • Managed database, translated pertinent data to a monthly report to Managers and Head of Delegation, as well as the intermediary and final report to the European Commission-Humanitarian Affairs
CANDIDATE INFO
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
6

Occupational Therapist

Evaluated and treated patients in the Acute Rehab unit and In-patient. Supervise fieldwork of Occupational Therapy students.
Conduct ergonomics education and training for internal and external clinics/departments. Manage inventory and budget for
Ergonomics.

  • Collaborated with IT to create new electronic Assessment forms for Occupational Therapy department.
  • Improved accessibility to therapists' evaluations and streamlined tracking of patient records by other healthcare providers.
  • Involved in providing safe environment for employees and patients through participation in EOC, Safe patient handling
CANDIDATE INFO
24
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
MA
Master of Arts
Occupational Therapy
7

Occupational Therapist

Provided evaluation, intervention, education, and discharge planning for adult patients in an acute care inpatient setting

  • Communicated with patients and their families to facilitate understanding of the rehab process
  • Provided occupational therapy evaluation and treatment in an adult outpatient setting as needed
  • Created daily caseload schedule, supervised, trained, and managed patient intervention progress for occupational therapy assistants, new employees, and students
CANDIDATE INFO
13
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
MS
Occupational Therapy
8

Occupational Therapist

Participated in a community rehabilitation center and collaborated with individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury diagnosis from age 18 to 80 to increase independence in home, school, work skills and community.

  • Completed documentation and billing according to departmental requirements for initial evaluations, daily notes, long term/short term goals, discharge notes, and community outings.
  • Presented patient information in multi-disciplinary meetings
  • Participated in providing education through in services and therapy groups.
  • Participated in providing supervision, guidance, and education to Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant and cognitive therapist intern.
CANDIDATE INFO
10
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
MA
Master of Arts
9

Per Diem Occupational Therapist

Evaluated, planned and provided treatment for patients of all ages with a variety of disabilities to help achieve a maximum level of functional independence

  • Collaborated with rehabilitation team members daily to develop and carry out treatment plans to best meet patient needs/goals in preparation for discharge
  • Thoroughly documented evaluations, patient treatment sessions and discharge summaries in a timely and accurate manner
  • Coordinated and provided education and discharge instructions to patients and/or family members to facilitate safety and functional independence post rehab
  • Supervised and directed responsibilities carried out by the Rehabilitation Assistant and Volunteer
CANDIDATE INFO
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Rehabilitation Services
MS
Occupational Therapy
10

Occupational Therapist

Accurately assessed the needs of all individuals prescriptively referred for evaluations and/or treatment.

  • Plan and implemented individual progressive treatment programs intended to maintain or improve each person's physical and/or psychosocial well-being.
  • Accurately and regularly recorded all pertinent information regarding the treatment program.
  • Performed Home evaluations and made recommendations for adaptive equipment in patient's home setting. Evaluated and developed plan of care for outpatient pediatric patients. Performed evaluations, reassessment and discharges for acute care patients
CANDIDATE INFO
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Occupational Therapy

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