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Pediatric Occupational Therapists help minors dealing with physical, emotional or behavioral problems by encouraging them to get involved in pleasant activities. Based on the most successful example resumes, common work activities for Pediatric Occupational Therapists include creating and implementing rehabilitation programs, monitoring patient condition, providing mentorship, writing reports to healthcare facility managers, and helping clients overcome emotional distress. The ideal candidate should demonstrate counseling experience, empathy, organization, good communication and interpersonal skills, and patience. A Master's Degree in occupational therapy is often seen on resume samples.

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Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Provided occupational therapy in a variety of settings including out-patient private clinic, homes, hippo therapy ranch and schools

  • Collaborated daily with physical therapists, hippo therapists, speech language pathologists, occupational therapists and parents to ensure the child's needs were being met in all areas
  • Evaluated, created plans of care and recorded daily notes on each child to ensure progress
  • Directed hippo therapy sessions focusing on balance, attention, focus, body awareness and sensory modulation
  • Conducted aquatherapy sessions for patients focusing on breathing, strength, stretches, balance, body awareness and sensory regulation
  • Led or assisted in various groups such as ball groups, moving and grooving groups, yoga groups, sport groups, sensory groups and arts and crafts groups during summer camp and/or during the school year
  • Trained, supervised and evaluated a masters level occupational therapy student for three months
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
MA
Occupational Therapy
2

Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Conducted evaluations and treatment at six Department of Defense schools.

  • Provided exceptional pediatric occupational therapy services to Yokota beneficiaries.
  • Supervised, motivated, and evaluated 9 civilian personnel ranging from GS-7 to GS-12.
  • Served as early intervention provider and screening coordinator for developmentally delayed children from birth to three years old.
  • Recognized by management and peers as possessing superior clinical and interpersonal skills.
  • Implemented measures to improve quality of life and prevention strategies for disabled children.
  • Lectured as a guest speaker on developmental delays, early intervention, special needs children, etc.
  • Ordered and managed multi-thousand dollar budget for equipment and supplies. Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, Virginia
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Occupational Therapy
3

Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Evaluate, assessed and planned treatment for children birth to 18 years of age.

  • Established long-and short term goals and a treatment plan for children birth to 18 years of age.
  • Interpersonal communication, discussing treatments and outcomes with various therapies within the early intervention program.
  • Supervised and monitored COTA's.
  • Established treatment with a caseload of over 30 patients Provide individual and group therapy to children diagnosed with, but not limited to, autism, Asperger's, global developmental delay, muscular dystrophy, fine and gross motor delays, and sensory integration deficits.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Occupational Therapy
4

Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Clinic-based and therapeutic day school

  • Evaluated children using the Peabody Developmental Motor Scales, Second Edition (PDMS-2), Bruininks-Oseretsky Test of Motor Proficiency, Second Edition (BOT-2), Sensory Profile, and clinical observation of informal assessments
  • Completed extensive documentation for evaluations and created treatment plans based on the evaluations.
  • Provided direct clinic treatment for children with a variety of deficits in areas such as: fine motor, visuomotor, bilateral coordination, balance, gross motor, sensory modulation and sensory processing (tactile, visual, auditory, vestibular, proprioceptive, olfactory/gustatory)
  • Was trained in (from experienced therapist) and performed Therapressure Therapeutic Brushing technique
  • Worked with a diverse population with varying diagnoses: Autism, Down Syndrome, Developmental delay, ADD, ADHD, Developmental Dyspraxia, Sensory Integration Disorder
  • Observed experienced therapists daily in their treatment sessions and received mentorship
  • Worked in the therapeutic day school working with children with autism
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BA
Psychology
MS
Occupational Therapy
5

Pediatric Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist

Provided varied therapeutic services to a diverse collection of child patients suffering from a wide range of conditions.

  • Assessed and treated a multitude of skeletal, neuromuscular and cognitive restrictions of young patients.
  • Uncovered needs and marketed appropriate services to parents and patients.
  • Aided in developing patients' interaction and communication skills, refinement of motor skills and educated them in personal care methods as well as offered dietary suggestions.
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BS
Occupational Therapy
6

Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Evaluate, plan and establish individualized interventions for patients' with developmental delay, neurological impairments, sensory motor disorders, traumatic brain injuries, near drowning incidents, and various other neurodevelopmental and musculoskeletal disorders (ages 0-21 years).

  • Successfully implement treatment plans based on the patients' goals
  • Function as a member of an interdisciplinary team, encouraging parental involvement by providing training and education.
  • Proficiently worked in the inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Incorporated imagination in adapting activities to stimulate patients' needs.
  • Successfully devise discharge plans for patients' and their families in a dynamic environment.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BS
Exercise Science
MA
Research
7

Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Evaluated patient's functional abilities and limitations.

  • Established treatment goals that are functional, measurable, patient related and reflect the key limiting factors.
  • Collaborated with patient and family/caregiver when setting goals and initiated discharge planning.
  • Provided skilled treatment in a safe manner.
  • Assessed ongoing effectiveness of treatment and modified plan of care as indicated. Involved patient and family/caregiver in the treatment and decision making process.
  • Communicated evaluation/treatment results and patient progress to physicians, nurses, patient, family/caregiver, co-workers and the interdisciplinary team
  • Worked with a collaboration of professionals to assure the best care of the patient.
  • Documented according to standards set by the department and regulatory agencies
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
AAS
Respiratory Therapy
BS
Community Health Education
MA
Master of Arts
8

Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Worked in five programs: early intervention, assessment, integrated preschool, community resource and clinic. Assess, document progress, write goals and objectives for children's IEP's and IFSP's. Provide therapy for individual and groups and work with various teams.

  • Established a supported integration model for preschoolers with a team of professionals.
  • Gave several workshops on therapeutic techniques and how to use specific testing materials.
  • Created a personal library of resource materials on gross and fine motor activities to meet goals and objectives.
  • Received advanced training in Sensory Integration and therapeutic movement groups to use during treatment.
  • Participate in parent conferences to update and exchange information and to establish a team approach for each child.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Occupational Therapy
MA
Health Science
9

Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Providing skilled occupational therapy services to children ages three and four within their integrated preschool environment.

  • Evaluate children to determine eligibility for occupational therapy services using the Miller Function and Participation Scales, Beery Visual Motor Integration assessment, the Peabody Developmental Motor Scales assessment and the Test of Visual-Perceptual Skills.
  • Work side-by-side with special education teachers as well as teacher's aides to build an individualized program based on the child's special needs.
  • Provide hands on training in "brushing", "joint compressions" and "sensory diets" to the support staff.
  • Collaborate with colleague to design a "sensory" clinic within the preschool, with special attention to the affects of the environment on self-regulation of the three and four-year-old pediatric population.
  • Determine qualifications for including The Listening Program into the child's classroom routine.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
MS
Occupational Therapy
10

Registered Pediatric Occupational Therapist

  • Monitored, evaluated, and treated children with various neurological disorders with and without the intensive Therasuit and Universal Exercise Unit program.
  • Integrated sensory and NDT principles.
  • Trained incoming Physical and Occupational Therapists in the usage of the TheraSuit and the Universal Exercise Unit.
  • Performed consultant work for different Sunshine Therapy Clinics across the U.S.
  • Provided Aquatic Therapy.
Candidate Info
6
months in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BS
Occupational Therapy

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