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Occupational Therapy Assistants work under the supervision of Occupational Therapists and offer support to patients dealing with emotional or physical problems. Typical sample resumes for this role describe duties like verifying client information, updating records, implementing treatment plans, assisting clients with everyday activities, and handling correspondence. Based on our collection of example resumes, essential qualifications required to Occupational Therapy Assistants are patient services, bedside manner, teamwork, communication, and documentation skills. Most candidates hold an associate's degree in a relevant field.

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1

Occupational Therapy Assistant Intern

Maintained a case load of 6-10 patients a day (provided treating, billing and documentation for each patient)

  • Demonstrated effective time management techniques in order to produce a productivity level of 80-90% per day
  • Provided individualized treatment to patients ranging from 70 to 105 years of age whose challenges involved physical, cognitive and psychological impairments
  • Participated in home evaluations and discharge planning
  • Contributed to weekly staff meetings
  • Provided training for family and caregivers
Candidate Info
7
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
AAS
Occupational Therapy Assistant
2

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Field work experience working with a Certified Occupational Therapist in an outpatient clinic

  • Planned, implemented and modified interventions including passive and active range of motion, occupation based activities, home exercise programs, massage, instrumental activities of daily living, ultrasound.
  • Gathered data, administered assessments, standardized tests and interpreted results
  • Wrote daily notes
  • Managed a weekly caseload of patients including adults with reserve shoulder replacements, cerebrovascular accident, fractures of wrist, hands and fingers, DeQuervain's Tenosynovitis, adhesive capsulitis and children diagnosed with sensory deficit and Attention Deficient Hyperactive Disorder
  • Communicated with patients and families
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
MA
Special Education
Occupational Therapy Assistant
3

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Provided therapeutic treatment to assist patients in gaining their maximum functional independence in the acute care setting

  • Maintained documentation of patient progress toward goals set by Occupational Therapist
  • Provided In-services to nursing and other staff on body mechanics, transfer training, splinting, and use of adaptive equipment
  • Reported on patient progress to other disciplines and medical personnel
  • Developed discharge plans with nursing staff and patient's caregivers and family
  • Assessed patients function level and DME needs during evaluation of home environment
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Occupational Therapy
4

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Provided direct therapy to CPSE preschool-aged children in an educational setting.

  • Wrote progress notes for a caseload of 20-25 children aged 2.9 - 5 years.
  • Planned and organized school-wide special events and summer activities.
  • Supervised the Scholastic Book Club sales.
  • Created, designed and printed a bi-monthly newsletter for parents and guardians.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AS
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
5

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Observed patients' progress, attitudes, and behavior and recorded this information in client records.

  • Communicated and collaborated with other healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients.
  • Maintained and promoted a positive attitude toward clients and their treatment programs.
  • Monitored patients' performance in therapy activities, providing encouragement.
  • Instructed patients and families in home programs, living skills, and the use of adaptive equipment.
  • Assisted OTs with implementing treatment plans designed to help clients function independently.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
months
at this job
Business Administration
Occupational Therapy Assistant
6

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Provided acute psychiatric-based occupational therapy for adults and older children with mental illnesses within a 26-bed lock-down unit. Served as Interim OT Department Manager. Supervised Level I OT student.

  • Conducted and co-conducted individual and group therapies for patients experiencing varied severities of mental illnesses.
  • Reported and provided recommendations on patient care plans to the Psychiatric Medical Team.
  • Conducted occupational-focused interviews of incoming patients; collected data for functional evaluations.
  • Interpreted occupational therapy industry regulations, implementing necessary standards of practice to achieve Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) compliance and Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) standards.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AAS
Associate of Applied Science
Autism Studies
Liberal Arts
7

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Carried out treatment plans as prescribed by OTR in trauma unit, acute care hospital, and outpatient clinic

  • Treated 50+ infants and children in NICU/PICU; minimized developmental delays
  • Supervised junior OTAs and clinical fieldwork for 4 students
  • Provided treatment and education to more than 600 clients annually; primary caseload
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
C
Occupational Therapy Specialist Course
AS
Associate of Science
BS
Occupational Education
8

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Provided rehabilitative treatment and exercise to patients suffering from orthopedic, physical, mental, and emotional development disabilities.

  • Performed daily billing, and maintained appropriate documentation of daily, weekly and Bi-weekly progress on Sigma Care (EMR).
  • Educated patients as well as family member and caregivers to carry out treatment at home to ensure that patients' perform and practice functional activities correctly and safely.
  • Provided in-service sessions with nursing staff to help patients achieve and maintain independence with Activities of Daily Living such as feeding, dressing techniques, grooming and proper transfer techniques.
  • Ran Falls Prevention Program to ensure residents safety on and off of unit.
  • Prepare, maintain, and cleaned treatment areas after daily use of equipment.
  • Supervised Occupational Therapy Assistant students.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
C
Medical Assistant Program
AAS
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
9

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Responsible for all facets of treatment for geriatric patients including upper and lower extremity fractures, neurological insults and various other debilitating injuries.

  • Completed weekly progress notes, discharge notes and related documentation.
  • Attended weekly plan of care meetings with rehabilitation team members.
  • Consulted with family members to discuss the patients care plan, discharge plan and performed home evaluations as needed.
  • Assisted in implementing a new medicare billing system.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Occupational Therapy
10

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Provided safe and effective healthcare treatments for patients in acute care, sub-acute, coronary intensive care unit, home care, independent and assisted living

  • Set up treatments to address individual's deficits and improve their functional out-comes
  • Communicated with physicians, rehabilitation team and assisted living director regarding patient status, goals and progress
  • Conducted training on durable medical equipment & adaptive equipment and trained patients in use of guided imagery for pain and anxiety management
  • Discharge planned with case managers, social workers and other inter-disciplinary team members and created inter-disciplinary reports twice weekly
  • Educated new hires on occupational therapy in all new employee orientations
  • Provided treatment to patients with a history of coronary disease, pulmonary disease, Parkinson's, ALS, as well as any other diagnosis requiring therapy to maintain or become as functionally independent as possible and co-treated with physical therapists
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
C
Business And Accounting
AAS
Health And Occupational Therapy

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