Occupational Therapist Resume Samples

It is the job duty of an Occupational Therapist to treat and take care of the disabled, ill and injured patients through special equipment and therapeutic use. The major duties listed on the Occupational Therapist Resume include some or all of these – conducting physical and psychological assessment of the clients, developing appropriate treatment plans, advising on adaptive equipment which will help clients in their daily activities; preparing clients for work return; evaluating the results and progress of the therapy; educating caregivers and family members; and evaluating patient’s physical and mental condition.

To be a successful hire, the person must denote the following qualifications – the ability to adhere to federal, state and local certification requirements; up-to-date knowledge of treatment practices and physical therapy programs; and the ability to assess patient’s condition. A degree in occupational therapy and relevant certification is required.

Occupational Therapist Resume

Objective : Occupational Therapist (OT) with 4 plus years of experience furthering career growth through exploration of a new position with your company. Excels at communication and rapport building with clients and family members. Great team worker, goes above expectations to maintain strong professional relationships. Collaborates with other disciplines to ensure a holistic therapy approach for patients. Developed strong clinical expertise as an OT at a large 120+ bed 5-Star Skilled Nursing/Sub-acute Rehabilitation with Memory Care and Long-Term Care Units and active outpatient clinic in development with wide-varied client population including MCA, MCR B, HMO and VA patients, many with ultra-high RUG levels as indicated. Managed caseloads with above-average percentage of complicated discharge planning required and overall challenging client population while maintaining professional expectations of job requirements including 85-90% productivity.

Skills : Exceptional Communication Skills, Outstanding Personal Skills, Problem Solving Abilities, Physical Strength, Helpful Nature, Organization Skills

Description :

  • Responsible for a large caseload of 30+ MCA and 10-20 MCR B in subacute and long term care settings, including memory care patients conduct thorough and broad treatment in client-centered care to promote independence and safety for lowest dependency on caregivers upon discharge.
  • Providing equipment and discharging recommendations for interdisciplinary team.
  • Working independently as only full-time occupational therapist for the majority of employment to manage caseload for short term and long term care residents for 100+ bed facility.
  • Providing a client-centered plan of treatments upon evaluation and designing daily treatment sessions geared to provide patients with skills and strategies to successfully and safely discharge to most appropriate care level with greatest level of independence and life satisfaction.
  • Collaborating with patient, caregivers and interdisciplinary team to update plan of treatment throughout the patient's stay.
  • Providing education and instruction on appropriate care requirements to interdisciplinary team and nursing staff for each patient as needed.
  • Providing patients with a clear understanding of benefits of discharge recommendations.
  • Performing home evaluations for all patients discharging to home and agreeable to home assessment.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS in Occupational Therapy


Developmental Specialist - Occupational Therapist Resume

Summary : Accomplished and energetic Developmental Specialist - Occupational Therapist with a solid 26 years of experience in home health, inpatient/ outpatient rehab and subacute nursing home facilities. Rehabilitated and educated patients with a variety of diagnosis including CVA, spinal injuries, TBI, amputations, shoulder and hand injuries. Motivated to learn new tasks and represent company with friendly, professional demeanor at all times. Patient-oriented active listening skills developing positive relationships with patients. Utilizes community based care to support patients with varying medical issues for successful transition and/or continuation of care.

Skills : DPAM Certified, Active Listening Therapy And Counseling, NDT Certified, Mentored Staff And Leadership Experience

Description :

  • Responsible for the evaluation of a variety of patients as appropriate for their diagnoses to determine current levels of functioning.
  • Evaluations covering the following areas: activities of daily living, strength, range of motion, sensation, perception, cognitive, vocational and avocational aptitudes.
  • Evaluating while taking into account the patients lifestyle, culture, social support system, the patients work and leisure history and limitations and abilities related to the patient's age.
  • Observing and documenting the patients' progress, attitudes, and behavior and maintain this information in client records.
  • Communicating and collaborating with other healthcare professionals involved with the care of a patient and with patients and their families to facilitate understanding of their rehab process.
  • Based on the evaluation, intervention, education, and planning with patients and significant others and coordination with the multidisciplinary team, establishing treatment goals and eventual discharge planning for adults patients in a home health setting.
  • Monitoring patients performance in therapy activities, providing encouragement and facilitating health and healing by cultivating caring relationships with patients.
  • Creating the daily caseload schedule, supervising, training, and managing patient intervention progress for occupational therapy assistants, new employees, and students.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
BS Occupational Therapy


Lead Occupational Therapist Resume

Summary : Dedicated lead Occupational Therapist offering over 16 years of experience; with a history of excellent ratings on performance reviews. Background includes working with adult/geriatric patients as well as pediatrics. Well-versed in a broad range of OT programs, treatments restoring function and mitigating disability for diseased and injured patients. Excellent interpersonal/communication skills and proficiency in patient assessments, time management and therapy-program design/execution. Enthusiastic team player, deeply committed to delivering quality care and achieving superior patient outcomes as a member of a multidisciplinary case-management team.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Apple/Mac Devices, Excellent Written And Verbal Communication, Occupational Therapy

Description :

  • Provided in-home occupational therapy services for a large geographical area.
  • Assessed patients' rehabilitative needs, developed a patient/family-centered plan of care and treatment goals.
  • Provided adaptive equipment/home safety recommendations, accessed community resources for equipment acquisition, and worked within the multidisciplinary team to enable patients to remain in their homes.
  • Facilitated/restored function for patients and presented/lessened disabilities following disease or profound injury including stroke, loss of limb, traumatic brain injury, joint replacements, etc.
  • Provided education and training to patients and families to help them understand their disease process or injury, what the rehab process will look like, maximize function and decrease the risk of caregiver/patient injuries.
  • Planned and administered treatments, therapeutic exercise programs encompassing a functional range of motion and strength, adaptive activities of daily living techniques/strategies, energy conservation techniques.
  • Excelled in the ability to customize/adapt conventional techniques to meet the special needs of individual patients.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
MS in Science

Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant Resume

Objective : Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant passionate about promoting the profession of occupational therapy through providing client-centered, evidenced-based, and occupation-focused interventions. Committed to enhancing the safety and well-being of clients with a variety of backgrounds and conditions. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Extensive experience of 4 plus years meeting productivity demands in fast-paced environments.

Skills : Hardworking, Dedicated, Creative, And Skilled At Developing A Rapport With Patients Of All Ages

Description :

  • Administering evaluations, completing weekly progress notes and discharges, and all essential documents required by the company and insurances for the patients.
  • Providing OT services/assessments for patients with Dementia, CVAs, Orthopedic injuries, Visual and Perceptual Deficits, and Cardiopulmonary Pathologies.
  • Providing OT services while utilizing modalities for contracture management and pain management, including cold laser, diathermy, electric stimulation, ultrasound, and hot/cold packs.
  • Fabricated static and dynamic splints to facilitate neuro reeducation and to maximize the functional capacity of patients, as per physician orders.
  • Developing and administering the weekly treatment programs to increase patients level of engaging in ADLs and IADLs.
  • Utilizing therapeutic exercises and activities to improve strength, endurance, range of motion, and fine/gross motor coordination.
  • Providing dynamic, creative, and challenging treatments to patients to facilitate progress/improvement for discharge disposition at a maximum level of function for safe discharge.
  • Responsible for adjusting wheelchairs (dumping wheelchairs, anti-tippers, anti-rollbacks) and assessing wheelchair mobility and safety in order to assess patient safety for facility mobility and fall prevention.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS in Health Sciences

Licensed Occupational Therapist Resume

Objective : Occupational Therapist passionate, hardworking and highly motivated to meet patients' needs and professional goals. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Polish/English. Excellent time management and organization skills. Self-directed and able to work with minimum supervision. Ability to establish and maintain a courteous and cooperative relationship with patients and co-workers. Looking for an employer who provides solid support system and environment for employees with competitive salary/benefits with ongoing developmental opportunities.

Skills : CPR, Communication, Bilingual, Good Judgment and Decision-making, Clinical Software, Documentation, Clinical Suits and Epic, and ROX.

Description :

  • Working as a full-time/contracted occupational therapist in an in-patient rehabilitation service.
  • Screening, examining and evaluating the patients, including history, systems review, and application of appropriate tests and measures, synthesis information and interprets examination findings in order to establish a diagnosis, identify impairments, determine the predicted level of improvement and the time required to achieve it, identify precautions/contraindications and design and plan of care.
  • Developing appropriate treatment goals and methods in collaboration with the patient and caregivers.
  • Implementing the occupational therapy treatment plan, and completing all related documentation and record keeping regarding these services.
  • Services include but are not limited to the application of therapeutic techniques in areas such as cognitive skills, muscle strength, coordination, endurance, mobility, perceptual abilities, sensory awareness, sitting and standing tolerance, balance, activities of daily living, joint protection, work simplification, orientation and/or physical agent modalities.
  • Responsible for the supervision of occupational therapy assistants, temporary licensees, students and support personnel in accordance with state licensure requirements and professional standards.
  • Attending and contributing to patient care, staffing conferences, and other related meetings.
  • Consulting with and/or making referrals to other disciplines, agencies in order to address the comprehensive needs of the patient.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS in Occupational Therapy

Student Occupational Therapist Resume

Summary : Senior Occupational Therapist professional with 10 plus years of experience in multiple settings including: acute care, outpatient, Industrial Rehabilitation, Skilled Nursing Facility, Independent Living Facility, OT specialty rehab services in urban, rural, and community settings. Adjunct faculty member for BS, OT program, FAMU. Clinical instructor for OT and OTA students and supervision of OT and COTA staff. Academic research with thesis Movement Behavior, Motor Learning and Control regarding (COPD) and clinical testing for other research studies. Guest lectures at universities, schools, churches. Experience with rehab department development including performance of marketing services to physicians, outpatient areas, hospitals and businesses.

Skills : NDT Certified , Mentored Staff And Have Leadership Experience, Proficient In Rehab Optima, Point Click Care And Vision Software.

Description :

  • Completing IEP paperwork for numerous schools within a large school district.
  • Attending ARD committee meetings to address the educational needs of children with special needs.
  • Accomplishments include a presentation on the development and age-appropriate tasks for early childhood education teachers in the area.
  • Educating teachers on the complexities of their assigned student's medical conditions and how those conditions will affect their academic career.
  • Implementing environmental strategies and tools to assist a student to more effectively access their educational requirements.
  • Performing evaluations after receiving physician or nursing referral to develop a plan of care to either increase performance in areas of daily living or maintenance programs to maximize daily function and maintain the quality of life.
  • Collaborating with the individualized education program team members to design and implement realistic and obtainable goals for pediatric clients.
  • Completing home assessments to assess safety and strategies/system carryover in the home.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS in Occupational Therapy

Physical/Occupational Therapist Resume

Summary : Innovative Occupational Therapist, certified 200-hr Yoga Teacher and certified Health Coach with over 10 years' clinical experience with adults, adolescents and children within the inpatient, outpatient, school and community-based settings. Currently expanding practice to deliver mind-body and wellness interventions within traditional health care settings. To obtain a a position as a Certified Occupational Therapist in a professional setting with supportive, team-oriented employees. To help rehabilitate individuals impaired because of illness, injury, psychological or developmental deficits. To continue to make a difference in the lives of others and assist in their attainment of the best quality of life possible.

Skills : Proficient In Rehab Optima, Point Click Care And Vision Software, Deep Physical Agents And Modalities Certification, Certified Brain Injury Specialist

Description :

  • Serving adults and adolescents on inpatient and outpatient psychiatric units and inpatient rehabilitation unit.
  • Assessing and treating adolescent wards of the state aged 11-18 with trauma histories and co-occurring learning, emotional, behavioral, sensory-motor, and developmental disabilities in a 9-bed, inpatient psychiatric unit.
  • Practicing with a strong orientation to trauma-informed care and developmental, strengths-based approach via innovative hands-on groups, individual interventions, and standardized assessments.
  • Collaborating with the internal and external multidisciplinary team to generate effective interventions.
  • Providing detailed written reports outlining functional and strengths-based recommendations for staff providing consultative post-discharge services to residential placements.
  • Delivering weekly Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and chair yoga groups for adult inpatient population.
  • Developing and delivering yoga and wellness groups to the adult psychiatric outpatient clinic.
  • Initiating and developing weekly yoga group on inpatient adult rehabilitation unit, incorporating mindfulness.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS in Occupational Therapy

Home Health Occupational Therapist Resume

Summary : Dedicated OTR offering 09 years of various setting experience (primarily adult/geriatric). A history of exemplary ratings on performance reviews. Background includes work with adolescent, adult and geriatric patients in settings that consist of acute hospital, out-patient, home health, travel therapy and skilled nursing facilities. Excellent interpersonal/communication skills and proficiency in patient assessment, time management and therapy-program design/execution. Enthusiastic team player, deeply committed to delivering quality care and achieving superior patient outcomes as a member of a multidisciplinary case-management team.

Skills : Therapy Program Management, Outpatient & Home Assessments, Treatment Planning & Interventions, Workflow Coordination, Caseload Management ,Budget & Revenue Management

Description :

  • Evaluated, planned, and implemented treatment for patients within the framework of a physician's prescription, and modified the treatment as appropriate.
  • Provided recommendations to patient and family regarding home modifications as appropriate.
  • Documented patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
  • Assured continuation of therapeutic plan following discharge by designing and instructing patients, families, and caregivers in home exercise programs.
  • Recommended and/or provided assistive equipment, recommended outpatient or home health follow-up programs.
  • Completed discharge planning by consulting with physicians, nurses, social workers, and other health care workers, contributing to patient care conferences.
  • Evaluated the results of occupational therapy by observing, noting, and evaluating patient's progress, recommending and implementing adjustments and modifications.
  • Promoted maximum independence by selecting and constructing therapies according to the individual's physical capacity and interest.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS in Occupational Therapy

Contingent Occupational Therapist Resume

Summary : Contingent Occupational Therapist responsible for evaluation and treatment of nursing home residents for functional abilities in nursing home environment. Responsible for performing screens on regular basis to determine need for skilled services. Supervising therapist for COTA. Responsible for overseeing daily operations of rehabilitation center and staff including budgeting, staff caseloads, admitting, scheduling, and close relationship with marketing. Responsible for Medicare chart audits and monthly clinical analysis. Responsible for evaluating and treating occupational therapy patients including CVA, TBI, and various orthopedic diagnoses.

Skills : Training & Supervision, Policy Development & Regulatory Compliance, Various Therapy Computer Programs, Microsoft Office/Word, Efficient Typing

Description :

  • Responsible for treating a variety of patients including CVA, TBI, Orthopedic, and General Reconditioning.
  • Performing functional capacity evaluations (manual and computer-assisted), post-offer drug screening, physical abilities screening, job site analysis, and on-site therapy services for employers.
  • Responsible for the medical record review and history, intake for patients requiring independent medical exams, functional capacity evaluations, and impairment ratings.
  • Direct communication with case managers, physicians, and insurance companies.
  • Providing therapeutic intervention in sub-acute traumatic brain injury unit responsible for providing neurological, developmental, and cognitive interventions to 10+ beds.
  • Collaborating with interdisciplinary team weekly on functional progress and discharge planning.
  • Responsible for bi-weekly care plan updates, weekly scheduling, and family education.
  • Responsible for completing MDs and Functional Independence Measure (FIM) on a routine basis.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS in Occupational Therapy

Sr. Occupational Therapist Resume

Summary : Licensed and Registered Occupational Therapist with over 23 years of expertise evaluating and rehabilitating patients with spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries, and neurological diagnosis for 500+ bed medical centers and hospitals. Enhanced patient rehabilitation with the incorporation of vision screening and applying techniques to treat diplopia. Highly skilled instructor, leader and patient care coordinator with a strong history of building top-performing teams and coordinating treatment programs which produce positive outcomes and high levels of patient satisfaction.

Skills : Occupational Therapy, Burn Treatment, Vision Therapy, Precepting Patient Safety, Traumatic Brain Injury, Orthopedics, Neurological Rehabilitation, CPR, Neuromuscular Therapy, Stroke Rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injury

Description :

  • Evaluating and rehabilitating Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) patients, as well as patients with other neurological impairments.
  • Developed and implemented the use of the occupational therapy vision screening form which evaluates a patient's ocular motor and visual perception.
  • Applying professional development skills as the primary contact for the acute care therapy and inpatient rehabilitation departments, providing in-services and continuing education in the specialized area of visual-motor impairments.
  • Additionally, appointed as one of the occupational therapy student clinical fieldwork instructors.
  • Documenting occupation-based care plans, progress notes, goals, and knowledge of billing.
  • Planning and implementing assessment and intervention plans that demonstrate a balance of the person, occupation and environmental factors.
  • Using occupational histories to create occupational profiles to guide client-centered care.
  • Implementing interventions centered on occupation, participation and environment as client-centered care.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
BS in Occupational Therapy