Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant Resume Samples

A Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant supports patient well-being, their rehabilitation, and supports in the recovery process through occupational therapy. A well-drafted Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant Resume indicates the following duties – helping patients with physical, emotional, social and mental limitations, improving the patient quality of life and independence; evaluating patient health; developing treatment plans; implementing occupational therapy activities; monitoring patient progress; operating therapeutic equipment; conducting periodic evaluations of patients’ progress, and recommending changes to treatment plans.

The nature of the job demands the following skills and abilities – the ability to deal with patients facing a wide range of physical, emotional and social limitations; patient evaluation skills; familiarity with a wide range of therapy methods; strong communication skills; and excellent documentation skills. An associate’s degree from an accredited Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education is needed to work at this capacity.

Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant Resume example

Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant Resume

Objective : To obtain a rewarding and challenging position as an Occupational Therapy Assistant in a diverse clinical setting which offers a variety of patient diagnoses and treatment interventions thus enhancing my clinical skills as well as professional growth.

Skills : Adaptive Equipment Training, Physical Therapy, Crisis Intervention.

Description :

    1. Demonstrated leadership and teamwork.
    2. Daily organized and strategically planned patient caseload schedule.
    3. Managed daily billing of patient services that were provided and the mileage sheet.
    4. Performed accurate written and verbal communication with an internal and external team, clients, family members/caregivers.
    5. Provided treatment objectives that focus on patient performance improvement.
    6. Implemented skilled appropriate treatment with documentation of daily progress and weekly progress evaluation of performance. 
    7. Conducted precise assessments of patient condition and functional abilities.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS in Healthcare Administration


Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant Resume

Objective : As a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant to implement occupational therapy programs and provide occupational therapy treatments to patients to facilitate increased independence and functioning, under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Geriatric Population.

Description :

    1. Provided rehabilitation services, under the direction of an occupational therapist. A few.
    2. Provided services such as therapeutic exercise, adls, positioning, and to work toward goals set by the occupational therapist.
    3. Provided rehabilitation services, under the direction of an occupational therapist.
    4. Consistently exhibited courtesy, compassion, and respect to patients, families, caregivers, visitors,.
    5. Treated each patient according to a written plan of care to meet predetermined goals.
    6. Taught patients the use of wheelchairs, braces, canes, crutches, and prosthetic devices.
    7. Taught patients how to live within the limits of their capabilities and celebrated their successes.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS


Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant Resume

Headline : To obtain a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant, or related position, where I will be able to use my expertise to provide therapy in a geriatric or pediatric setting.

Skills : Complex Problem Solving, Attention to Detail, Operation Monitoring.

Description :

    1. Carried out treatment plans with a high degree of independence, expertise, and good practical knowledge of experience.
    2. Developed treatment plans to attain initial, intermediate, and final rehabilitation objectives.
    3. Selected and adapted procedures and/or significant others in organizing home exercise programs to promote treatment goals.
    4. Performed administrative procedures which included but were not limited to the following areas: daily treatment plans, documentation of progress notes, and discharged plans.
    5. Scheduled patient's treatments.
    6. Maintained all equipment and supplies.
    7. Ensured that appropriate safety precautions and security practices were adhered to at all times.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
AAS In Applied Science

Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant Resume

Objective : To obtain an Occupational Therapy Assistant position that will implement individualized interventions. To help clients acquire the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for the performance of life's tasks.

Skills : Medical Terminology, Microsoft Office, Type 65 Wpm, Database Management.

Description :

    1. Ensured proper operation of equipment by complying with company procedures and following manufacturers instructions. 
    2. Implemented patient's individualized treatment plan as established by the primary Occupational Therapist
    3. Worked with other members of the rehabilitation team to develop programs consistent with the needs and capabilities of each patient
    4. Instructed patients, families and other caregivers in the skills and techniques of the occupational therapy treatment program under the supervision of the Occupational Therapist. 
    5. Under the direction of the Occupational Therapist, or by protocol, performed competent and efficient patient care. 
    6. Observed and monitored patients closely prior to and during treatment to ensure safety
    7. Provided accurate information and timely assistance to manager, supervisors, co-workers, and patients as needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS

Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant Resume

Headline : To use my occupational therapy assistant skills to provide excellent treatment for patients/clients. To assist in the implementation of functional therapeutic interventions and activities established by registered/licensed occupational therapists, .

Skills : Social Orientation, Leadership, Analytical Thinking.

Description :

    1. Evaluated activities of daily living skills/instrumental activities of daily living skills for the purpose of identifying developmental recommendations.
    2. Consulted with occupational therapist & parent/family for the purpose of providing requested information, reviewing/ revising occupational therapy goals, developing plans for services and or making recommendations to implement goals.
    3. Maintained files and records in cooperation with an occupational therapist.
    4. Maintained treatment equipment and supplies in clean and proper working conditions for the purpose of implementing motor/therapy goals. 
    5. Communicated and collaborated with other healthcare professionals involved with the care of a patient.
    6. Demonstrated therapy techniques, such as manual or creative arts or games.
    7. Performed clerical duties, such as scheduling appointments, collecting data, or documenting health insurance billings.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS in Nursing

Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant Resume

Objective : Patient-focused Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant deeply committed to delivering quality care with exceptional organization, critical thinking and time management skills. Dependable worker with strong work ethic and willingness/drive to learn.

Skills : Complex Problem Solving, Time Management Skills, Patient Care.

Description :

    1. Collaborated with Occupational therapists to plan individually-designed treatment programs to restore, maintain, and improve physical functioning, alleviate pain, and prevent disability.
    2. Communicated effectively with other care providers (physicians, nurses, business office, and medical records) to provide for continuity of patient care.
    3. Consistently exhibited courtesy, compassion, and respect to patients, families, caregivers, visitors, physicians, administrators, and co-workers.
    4. Treated each patient according to a written plan of care to meet predetermined goals.
    5. Monitored and recorded patient progress in response to therapy.
    6. Planned and administered a range of treatments and therapeutic exercise programs involving active and passive ranges of motion and muscle reeducation.
    7. Observed treatments of 20+ patients daily with different diagnoses in an Acute Care setting.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS

Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant Resume

Objective : Enthusiastic Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant with 17 years' experience in healthcare. Professionally trained with expertise in ensuring high standards of competent care for a wide variety of patients with diverse needs. Patient, caring, and empathetic, with extensive background providing patient care.

Skills : Positive Attitude, Pain Management, Care Plan Meetings, Electronic Documentation.

Description :

    1. Observed treatments of 4 to 6 patients daily with different physical and mental disabilities in a rehabilitation hospital.
    2. Provided clinical treatments to 4 to 6 patients of all ages under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist.
    3. Provided instructions to patients on the care and use of adaptive equipment.
    4. Transferred patients with minimal to maximal assistance to various surfaces.
    5. Educated patients on home modifications and how to use durable medical equipment to facilitate home and environmental adjustments to increase safety for ADL activities.
    6. Conducted standardized assessments to be interpreted by the Occupational Therapist.
    7. Participated as a team member during interdisciplinary treatments with Physical Therapy and Speech Therapy.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
AAS In Occupational Therapy

Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant Resume

Headline : To pursue a position to use my educational and diverse background to enrich your organization as an occupational therapist assistant as well as being a team player that uses an interdisciplinary exchange of knowledge to ensure quality patient care.

Skills : Direct Supervision, Time Management Skills, Service Orientation.

Description :

    1. Provided services for geriatric patients of all levels of independence.
    2. Communicated with multiple Occupational Therapists regarding patient progress or declines in function. 
    3. Aided patients in dressing and grooming themselves.
    4. Altered treatment programs to obtain better results if treatment is not having the intended effect.
    5. Assembled, cleaned, or maintained equipment or materials for patient use.
    6. Assisted educational specialists or clinical psychologists in administering situational or diagnostic tests to measure the client's abilities or progress.
    7. Attended care plan meetings to review patient progress and update care plans.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS in Nursing

Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant Resume

Headline : Enthusiastic team player, deeply committed to delivering quality care as an Occupational Therapist Assistant for geriatric and orthopedic patients in an interdisciplinary setting. To Instruct patients on how to reach functional goals through the use of therapeutic exercises and activities.

Skills : Complex Problem Solving, Operation Monitoring, Attention to Detail.

Description :

    1. Treated a wide range of conditions, including chronic and acute pain, contracture management, and splinting various post-surgical and orthopedic injuries.
    2. Treated many patients with dual diagnoses such as obesity, mental illness, dementia, and other co-occurring health issues.
    3. Educated patients and family members regarding diagnosis, injury prevention, and therapeutic interventions.
    4. Taught patients how to live within the limits of their capabilities by providing compensatory training and adaptive equipment, and celebrating their success.
    5. Treated each patient according to a written plan of care to meet premeditated goals.
    6. Monitored and recorded patient progress in response to therapy.
    7. Observed and problem-solved to enhance everyday performance to maximize independence in ADLs and IADLs.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate Of Science

Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant Resume

Objective : To use education and learned skills in a medical profession relating to an occupational therapy assistant for personal and professional growth in providing excellent patient care. Self-motivated, hardworking, and organized person who loves to work with people.

Skills : ADL, Patient Care, Occupational Therapy Services.

Description :

    1. Provided emotional support to patients and carers.
    2. Educated residents and family members regarding injury prevention and therapeutic treatments. 
    3. Treated patients diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Downs Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Intellectual Disability, and Articulation.
    4. Planned and facilitated individual sensory diets.
    5. Engaged clients in therapeutic activities to improve range of motion and reduce contractures.
    6. Utilized mirror therapy for left side unilateral neglect with successful results.
    7. Planned and administered a range of treatments and therapeutic exercise programs involving an active and passive range of motion and muscle re-education. 
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor In Art