Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Resume Samples

A Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant will support in the process of patient rehabilitation, recovery process and general health progress. Working under the supervision of an Occupation Therapist, these assistants execute all the work mentioned on the Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Resume – evaluating the patient’s health and wellness, conducting tests and noting measurement of patient’s social and emotional skills; detecting pain level of the patient, creating customized treatment plans, monitoring progress levels of the patient, and operating all types of therapeutic equipment.

Even though the job description varies from patient to patient, the following skills are expected for the post – a thorough knowledge of patient evaluation skills, knowledge of therapeutic modalities, documentation skills, proficiency in using evaluation devices and therapeutic equipment. Typically, a bachelor’s degree or an associate’s degree in the relevant area is required for fulfilling the qualifying criteria.

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Resume

Headline : Seeking a position as an Occupational Therapy Assistant to fully utilize my skills, education, and clinical experience combined with my passion for helping individuals through one of their most difficult times in their lives in a teamwork environment.

Skills : CPR Certified.

Description :

    1. Planning and carrying out treatment for children with disabilities in the school setting.
    2. Provided Occupational Therapy services to a number of school districts within the CESA #5 district, working in direct cooperation and collaboration with the schoolteachers and administration.
    3. Both in a direct service model and a consultative model.
    4. Was directly supervised by a number of Registered Occupational Therapist in the different school districts.
    5. My duties also included being responsible for the maintaining of daily documentation and third party billing for Medicaid reimbursement.
    6. Worked with children in group settings as well as one to one.
    7. Using treatment modalities such as sensory integrative techniques and behavior modification.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Diploma


Licensed Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Resume

Summary : Obtain a COTA position in a team environment in which I can utilize my education, skills, and experience to make a difference in the lives of others and to grow professionally and advance my skills as a clinician, while upholding the highest quality of client care and standards.

Skills : Customer Service, Computer Skills.

Description :

    1. Implemented and adjusted therapeutic activities within established treatment plans to promote functional independence in the home setting.
    2. Educated patients and families in home programs, basic living skills, and care and use of adaptive equipment.
    3. Evaluated and treated the daily living skills or capacities of physically, developmentally, or emotionally disabled clients.
    4. Efficiently and effectively documented patient progress, attitudes, and behavior using Point Care computerized medical documentation system.
    5. Worked under the direction of occupational therapists to plan, implement, or administer educational, vocational, or recreational programs that restore or enhance performance in individuals with functional impairments.
    6. Designed, fabricated, or repaired assistive devices and make adaptive changes to equipment or environments.
    7. Communicated and collaborated with other healthcare professionals and supervising therapists involved with the care of a patient.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate Of Applied Science In Occupational Therapy Assistant


Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) Resume

Summary : 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 : Patient Focused Therapy, Skilled In Patient Relations, Focused On Consistant, Quality Care, Dementia/Alzheimer's Knowledge,.

Description :

    1. Collaborated with the Occupational Therapist to plan individually-designed treatment programs to restore, maintain and improve physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent disability.
    2. Taught patients how to live within the limits of their capabilities and celebrated their successes.
    3. Communicated effectively with other care providers (physicians, nurses, business office, and medical records) to provide for continuity of patient care.
    4. Contributed to team meetings and collaborated with management in the decision-making process.
    5. Consistently exhibited courtesy, compassion and respect to patients, families, caregivers, visitors, physicians, administrators and co-workers.
    6. Treated each patient according to a written plan of care to meet predetermined goals.
    7. Monitored and recorded patient progress in response to therapy.
    8. Diligently observed patient safety, risk management and infection control policies and procedures at all times.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate Of Science In Occupational Therapy Assistant

Temporary Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Resume

Headline : Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant with experience in acute and skilled rehabilitation,nursing home, as well as outpatient and home health outpatient therapy. Primary work experience with the geriatric population. Detailed oriented, flexible, and determined to create interpersonal relationships to help achieve patient's goals.

Skills : Experienced in the medical field including hospitals and physicians offices. Knowledgeable in verifying insurance and obtaining benefits.

Description :

    1. Administers the occupational therapy treatment plan as developed by the OTR.
    2. Completes daily billing and documentation of therapy sessions noting medical necessity and progress toward goals.
    3. Accepts clinical assignments willingly and that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients.
    4. Implements and document outcome of home exercise plan during treatment and at time of discharge.
    5. Follows company policies relating to scheduling and documentation.
    6. Uses effective interpersonal relations and communication skills with patients, families, supervisors and co-workers.
    7. Applies concepts of infection control and standard precautions in coordinating/performing patient care activities to prevent contamination and transmission of disease, and completes necessary paperwork required.
    8. Demonstrates commitment, professional growth and competency, as evidenced by performance and participation in professional development activities.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
ASSOCIATE OF ARTS

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant III Resume

Summary : Education-oriented Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant seeking employment. Excellent communication skills, ability to overcome adversities, and a motivated individual that puts no limit on time and energy to accomplish a goal.

Skills : Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Assist patients get back to their prior level of function, by following the goals that have been set by the OTR in the plan of care.
    2. Assist by providing the patient with therapeutic activities and therapeutic exercises.
    3. Assist patients learn and master compensatory strategies to perform Activities of Daily Living, with use of AE.
    4. Provide patient/caregiver training with breathing exercises, energy conservation, joint protection, and ways to modify the patient's environment to help increase safety.
    5. Report concerns to OTR, and or Nursing staff.
    6. Work as a team with other staff such as Physical Therapist, along with Speech therapist to reach patients optimum potential, Communicate resident progress or problems to supervisor and other team members; instruct resident's family or nursing staff in follow-through programs Assist with resident scheduling and post charges daily to resident records Document resident care in accordance with regulatory, licensing, payer and accrediting requirements.
    7. Maintain equipment and work area in a safe and clean condition Handle job responsibilities in accordance with the standards of the Company's Code of Business Conduct, the Corporate Compliance Agreement, appropriate professional standards and applicable state/federal laws.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate Of Science In Occupational Therapy

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant II Resume

Objective : Health care professional with 10 years of diverse experience including part time work while pursuing my education. Adept at prioritizing and completing tasks to meet patients needs. Comfortable interacting with all levels of the organization and public.

Skills : COTA.

Description :

    1. Provided direct patient/resident care under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist.
    2. Treated high level stroke patients, as well as patients with the following diagnoses in sub-acute and acute settings: R/L THR, R/L TKR, Spinal Stenosis, post cardiac surgery, pulmonary conditions, debility.
    3. Treatment for the stated diagnoses included: ADLs, money management, therapeutic exercises, cognitive activities and education.
    4. Developed appropriate short and long term goals and provided appropriate treatment based on written goals to increase patient/resident independence.
    5. Evaluated and recommended patient/residents need for durable medical equipment for safe discharge home or other facility.
    6. Completed documentation according to facility time frames and requirements.
    7. Correctly identified and billed for therapy services rendered using electronic documentation.
    8. Used the following programs to bill/document services: Optimus, Casamba, Meditech and Mediserve.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant I Resume

Objective : Hardworking Occupational Therapy Assistant with 4 years of healthcare experience seeking a position to help clients live life to it's fullest through the promotion of health and independence. Comprehensive knowledge and skills gained through Occupational therapy experience in working with a wide array of populations including, geriatric/long term, inpatient rehabilitation, skilled nursing, pediatric, outpatient post-acute and mental health settings helps to achieve quality care and promote superior outcomes.

Skills : Worked In Various Settings; Such As Geriatric, Sub-acute, Acute, Nursing Home, School, And Home Care Settings, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Intergy, Medical Manager, Rehab Optima, Familiar With MDS.

Description :

    1. Work under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist, providing therapy to help patient's develop and improve daily living skills.
    2. Record progress of patients, which includes a daily progress note and bi weekly progress note.
    3. Follow individual treatment plans, and monitor patient activities to ensure correct performance.
    4. Instruct patients in the proper method with Badls/Iadls, as well as transfers.
    5. Maintain universal safety precautions during and after the treatment of resident.
    6. Worked in various settings; Autistic population, Geriatric and Adult population for various diagnoses in a Long term/Subacute care skilled nursing home, as well as Private school setting.
    7. Interventions include safety training, fall prevention training, AROM/PROM/ AAROM and THEREX exercise, ADL, BADL, IADL, home management skills, cognitive tasks, energy conservation techniques, and transfer training techniques to my Patients.
    8. Monitor patients, understand their health issues, and provide necessary support.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
A.S. In Occupational Therapy Assistant

Sr. Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Resume

Summary : 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. Strong interpersonal skills and proficiency in patient assessment, time management and therapy-program design and execution.

Skills : Sub Acute Rehab.

Description :

    1. Monitored and recorded student progress in response to therapy.
    2. Educated family members regarding diagnosis, injury prevention and therapeutic treatments.
    3. Provided a range of treatments and therapeutic exercise programs involving active and passive ranges of motion and muscle reeducation.
    4. Recorded detailed prognosis, treatment, responses and progress notes in student records.
    5. Measured student's strength, motor development and function, sensory perception, functional capacity and respiratory and circulatory efficiency.
    6. Proposed intervention plans with collaboration with OTR supervision, including short and long-range goals, frequency and duration.
    7. Treated each student according to a written plan of care to meet predetermined goals.
    8. Continually collaborated with parents and teachers to achieve OT therapy goals.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Licensed Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Resume

Summary : Passionate, friendly and motivated to improve individual's quality of life meeting goals implemented by occupational therapists. Maintaining a positive attitude to facilitate clients toward their treatment programs.

Skills : Cassamba, Contracture Management.

Description :

    1. Developing activities that will help individuals learn life-management skills within limits of their mental and physical capabilities.
    2. Train caregivers how to provide for the needs of a patient during and after therapy.
    3. Alter treatment programs to obtain better results.
    4. Written reports to supervisors on patients' progress and attitudes.
    5. Attend care plan meetings to review patient progress.
    6. Order any needed educational or treatment supplies.
    7. Wheelchair modification Delivering efficient use of time to meet productivity demands.
    8. Perform standardized tests to demonstrate progress.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate Of Science In Occupational Therapy Assistant

Senior Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Resume

Summary : Practice on a daily basis to communicate honestly and openly with all personnel and strive to make informed, objective, and ethical decisions. I pledge to be a people-focused leader who respects and supports all staff, patients, and family members.

Skills : CPR certified, THAP course completed.

Description :

    1. Focus on educating patients and families as well as staff on ways to increase independence of patients.
    2. Communication with staff and other team members regarding progress of patients as well as discharge planning.
    3. Documentation of patients progress and goals in a computerized chart.
    4. Implementing the treatment plan for individual patients with focus of increasing the level of independence and carryover with the for eventual discharge to home.
    5. During my employment with Encore I have assisted many patients with reaching goals of independence with activities of daily living for eventual return to home.
    6. In addition to this I have taught patients how to perform basic everyday skills such as getting dressed, increasing range of motion and strength to a joint, and how to manage challenging activities such as meal preparation and housekeeping.
    7. Skills Used Professionalism with nursing staff, occupational, physical, and speech therapists and therapy managers.
    8. Communication both verbal and written to various staff members.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Lead Resume

Summary : To acquire a position as a certified occupational therapy assistant in a holistic and client centered facility while utilizing my education and training to best serve my patients.

Skills : Basic Computer And Internet Research Skills.

Description :

    1. Implement treatment plans according to evaluation and plan of care.
    2. Treatment based on patients current diagnosis / past medical history such as cardio-pulmonary disorders, CVA, orthopedic or general medical issues.
    3. Grade or Adapt interventions as necessary to address decrease in balance, UE strength & ROM, cognition and core strength to improve functional independence.
    4. Collaborate with therapy team to discuss patient schedule, progress, plan of care or discharge.
    5. Communicate daily with nursing staff regarding patient clinical issues.
    6. Attend family meetings to discuss discharge planning and rehab status of patients.
    7. Educate patient's regarding current diagnosis, past medical history, safety, breathing techniques and adaptive equipment.
    8. Provide caregiver training in preparation for discharge with emphasis on all functional transfers (I.e.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associates In Applied Science In Occuaptional Therapy Assistant

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant/Associate Resume

Summary : Clinical experience working for a reputable hospital in their behavioral health unit with floating responsibilities in the rehabilitation and acute care units. I am a reliable and responsible individual that works well with others. I am available to start working immediately and am willing to work full or part time, as well as being open to a PRN position.

Skills : OTA Practitioner.

Description :

    1. Screen all residents in facility on a quarterly basis, to identify those who have experienced declines in their functional abilities and determine if Occupational Therapy intervention is indicated.
    2. Carry out treatment program according to plan of care in consultation with Registered Occupational Therapist Identify need for modification of treatment plan and consult with Registered Occupational Therapist.
    3. Monitor and report resident performance and progress.
    4. Assist Registered Occupational Therapist in re-assessment of patients.
    5. Assist in determining need for continued services or discontinuation of services based on patient progress.
    6. Assist Registered Occupational Therapist in discharge planning.
    7. Educate staff, family and care givers as indicated.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate's In Occupational Therapy

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant/Supervisor Resume

Summary : Accomplished Occupational Therapy Assistant familiar with all aspects of functional reach test, Activities of Daily Living Index, Allen Cognitive Level Screen, The Montreal Cognitive Assessment, and the Activities-specific Balance Confidence (ABC) Scale and treatment activities. Extensive knowledge of swallowing, fluency and voice disorders.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Money Management, Data Entry, Photoshop, Quickbooks, Receptionist.

Description :

    1. Facilitated ADLs and assisted patients with functional mobility to increase comfort and quality of life.
    2. Created individualized home exercise programs for clients to improve health and wellness upon discharge.
    3. Directly supervised one Occupational Therapy Student and managed a caseload of 6-10 patients.
    4. Instructed patients in the safe and effective use of pulleys, weights, inclined surfaces and other equipment.
    5. Educated patients in energy conservation strategies, fall prevention and joint protection techniques.
    6. Regularly evaluated effects of treatment and adjusted to achieve maximum benefit.
    7. Received a "Remarkable Achievement" award for patient recognition for outstanding care and customer service.
    8. Compassionately assisted patients with debilitating conditions such as Parkinson's Disease, Dementia, back pain, arthritis, fractures, sports injuries, head injuries, strokes and cerebral palsy.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate Of Applied Science In Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Temporary Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Resume

Summary : Dedicated Medical Massage Therapist with 30 years of experience combining management and customer service expertise in Rehabilitation Therapy and supervisory/management experience. Looking for a position as Medical Massage Therapist in a fast growth company.

Skills : Medical Massage, Occupational Therapy.

Description :

    1. Plan, organize, and conduct occupational therapy programs in hospital, health care, home care and outpatient settings to help rehabilitate those impaired because of illness, injury or psychological or developmental problems.
    2. Select activities that will help individuals learn work and life-management skills within limits of their mental and physical capabilities.
    3. Evaluate patients' progress and prepare reports that detail progress.
    4. Train caregivers how to provide for the needs of a patient during and after therapy.
    5. Recommend changes in patients' work or living environments, consistent with their needs and capabilities.
    6. Develop and participate in health promotion programs, group activities, or discussions to promote client health, facilitate social adjustment, alleviate stress, and prevent physical or mental disability.
    7. Consult with rehabilitation team to select activity programs and coordinate occupational therapy with other therapeutic activities.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate Of Arts In Medical Massage

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Resume

Summary : Licensed OTA and enthusiastic team player committed to delivering quality care. Driven to achieve exceptional patient outcomes as a key member of a multidisciplinary case-management team.

Skills : Worked in various settings; such as geriatric, sub-acute, acute, nursing home, school, and home care settings, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Intergy, Medical Manager, Rehab Optima, familiar with MDS.

Description :

    1. Asisted patients with functional mobility to increase comfort and quality of life.
    2. Created individualized home exercise programs for outpatient therapy clients to improve health and wellness.
    3. Managed a caseload of [15-20] patients on a daily basis.
    4. Routinely performed diagnostic and prognostic exams to evaluate muscle, nerve, joint and functional abilities.
    5. Identified and properly documented patient goals, evaluated progress and planned reevaluation.
    6. Regularly evaluated effects of treatment and adjusted to achieve maximum benefit.
    7. Compassionately assisted patients with debilitating conditions such as ALS, MS, arthritis, fractures, head injuries, strokes and other neurological conditions Routinely used whirlpool baths, ultrasonic machines and ultraviolet and infrared lamps to improve patients' physical health and comfort.
    8. Advocated for and strove to protect the health, safety and rights of the patient.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate Of Science In Occupational Therapy Assistant