Pediatric Occupational Therapist Resume Samples

A Pediatric Occupational Therapist works to help children develop their skills as they grow into independent and functional adults. Major duties and activities that are seen on the Pediatric Occupational Therapist Resume are – providing support and advice to the child’s parents and teachers about every aspect of care, adjusting communication pattern as per the age and understanding of the child; attending meetings to determine the functional needs of the child; reporting any defects or difficulties; planning further treatment and reviewing the child’s general progress, participating in a multi-agency working group to help in the development of clinical and policy changes; and assessing the child for adaptation and use of specialist equipment, and identifying areas of improvement.

Those who are keen on changing the lives of children for the better can pursue this profession with the help of the following skills – good communication skills on all fronts, strong interpersonal skills, a high level of patience and tolerance, and staying aware of the child’s environment and well-being in general. Employers often hire those possessing a master’s degree and national licensure.

 

Pediatric Occupational Therapist Resume example

Pediatric Occupational Therapist Resume

Summary : Demonstrated achievement with knowledge and skills in the setting of pediatrics, psychosocial, and physical disabilities. Skilled at adapting/modifying activities for successful interventions. Demonstrated competency and ability in giving constructive feedback, and able to receive constructive feedback well.

Skills : Management, Medical OT, Educational OT.

Description :

    1. Provided special education services to children ages birth to three and their families throughout the Intermediate School District's Infant/Toddler program.
    2. Involved working with other team members in all aspects of the evaluation, identification, treatment, and transition process.
    3. Worked in coordination and collaboration with parents, medical personnel, community agencies, and school personnel.
    4. Worked, as part of a team, on innovative program development to reflect current best practice and community outreach.
    5. Evaluated children ages birth to six years focusing on fine motor development, the activity of daily living skills, sensory processing, and oral motor development/feeding skills.
    6. Reports were written in a clear, concise language understandable to the family and professionals involved in the child's care.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MA


Pediatric Occupational Therapist Resume

Summary : Seeking to provide skilled occupational therapy practice within a setting that enhances professional skills and experience, while also promoting increased patient satisfaction and service.

Skills : Pediatric Occupational Therapist, Feeding And Sensory-Motor, Pediatric Out-Patient.

Description :

    1. Administered occupational therapy services for clients including self-help skills, scissor skills, handwriting skills, sensory processing skills, visual-motor skills, gross motor, and fine motor play.
    2. Observed client's progress at various treatment stages.
    3. Identified developmental and functional needs of clients.
    4. Performed evaluations/assessments to determine the client's eligibility for Occupational Therapy in a timely manner.
    5. Implemented Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) for students.
    6. Participated in EC/IEP meetings.
    7. Maintained up to date documentation on assessment and treatment activities.
    8. Worked with a multidisciplinary team for therapy services.
    9. Addressed concerns from clients, parents, and teachers.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS in Occupational Therapy


Pediatric Occupational Therapist Resume

Summary : Nonstandardized assessments included the Early Learning Profile, oral motor/feeding assessments, an informal neurological assessment, parent report, and play observations.Contributed to comprehensive evaluation reports.

Skills : Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Feeding And Sensory-Motor.

Description :

    1. Collaborated with families, teachers, and caregivers of children with special needs to adapt environments, interaction styles, or materials to promote skill development.
    2. Provided family education and training for implementation of sensory diet programs, oral-motor programs, brushing protocol, positioning, and handling techniques, and exercises for upper extremity and trunk/core strengthening.
    3. Assisted children with fine motor skill development including dexterity, strength, and coordination to manage a variety of tools and objects throughout their daily routines such as writing, scissors use, and eating utensils.
    4. Applied a sensory integration approach with children to promote adaptive responses for improved interactions within environments.
    5. Increased cognitive and problem-solving skills and strategies for children across performance areas including self-care, play/leisure, and school.
    6. Assisted with the development of psychosocial skills in order to increase a child's ability to interact with others, manage behaviors, and adapt to new or difficult situations in socially appropriate ways.
    7. Performed initial evaluations and re-evaluations using a variety of evaluation tools including PDMS-2, VMI, TVPS, PEDI, Handwriting Assessments, and SSP.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS in Occupational Therapy

Pediatric Occupational Therapist Resume

Summary : A hardworking and enthusiastic Therapist with 9 years of experience in instruction. Able to learn new tasks quickly and proficient in implementing and relaying key organizational metrics. Always ready to represent the establishment with a friendly, professional demeanor at all times.

Skills : Feeding Therapy, Sensory Integration.

Description :

    1. Conducted assessments, provided direct treatment 1:1 & small group, supervision of O.T. aide and COTA, classroom observations, equipment assessment, and recommendations.
    2. Attended the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) & Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) conferences/meetings.
    3. Developed and taught education series regarding normal and abnormal child development for families and educators in the community.
    4. Treated clients 3-6 years old with restrictions in occupational participation due to neurological and mental.
    5. Provided Occupational Therapy services to children 0-3, 3-5.
    6. Assisted with visual perception and motor coordination skills to increase accuracy for visual perception to fine/ gross motor skills including writing, proprioception, and safety.
    7. Acted as mentor to part-time and per diem therapist.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS in Occupational Therapy

Pediatric Occupational Therapist Resume

Summary : Seeking a part-time occupational therapy position in addition to part-time employment. Looking to be apart of a dynamic, educated team that provides exceptional client-centered, occupation-based therapy. Also, to expand knowledge as well as grow with fellow professionals.

Skills : Planning SKills, Patient Care, Supervising Skills.

Description :

    1. Provided services to children ages birth to 17 years of age.
    2. Managed own client caseload and therapy schedule.
    3. Provided school-based intervention to children who attend private schools as well as consultative services to the teaching and administrative staff in these private schools.
    4. Provided teachers, childcare providers, parents, and fellow therapists with knowledge about Sensory Processing development.
    5. Familiared working with children who have been diagnosed with: Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Tourette's Syndrome, Sensory Processing Disorder, Motor Incoordination, Visual Impairments, Handwriting Delays, Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum, Genetic Disorders, Fragile X Syndrome, Down's Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Reactive Attachment Disorder and Developmental Delay.
    6. Specialized in feeding/eating, working with children who possess oral motor weakness, food allergies, picky eating, sensory processing delays and have feeding tubes.
    7. Provided direct therapy services to students ages 4 to 13 with a variety of disabilities, including Autism, ADHD, Emotional Disorders, Sensory.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Pediatric Occupational Therapist Resume

Summary : An experienced occupational therapist with nearly thirty years of clinical experience. Have supervised and trained numerous occupational therapy students. Have strived to become a well-rounded therapist and have obtained employment as a PRN therapist in a variety of settings with children, adults, and geriatrics.

Skills : NSCA Personal Trainer, CPR Certification, Early Intervention Certification.

Description :

    1. Performed evaluations and implemented direct therapeutic intervention.
    2. Participated in IEPs and provided consultation to classroom teachers in various school settings.
    3. Caseload consisted of children aged from infant to middle teens.
    4. Diagnosis of children included Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, and numerous other developmental delays.
    5. Responsible for the development and management of clinical protocol.
    6. Assumed role of clinic supervisor in absence of the director.
    7. Provided supervision of therapy aids and volunteers.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BSOT

Pediatric Occupational Therapist Resume

Summary : Seeking employment as a PRN occupational therapist with seniors and/or adults in acute care or rehab setting in order to broaden clinical skills. Over the past 10 years, have obtained several certifications and have received specialized training in multiple areas of pediatrics.

Skills : Pediatrics, Adults/Geriatrics, Interactive Metronome, Therasuit Method Intensive Program, Kinesiotaping Certified.

Description :

    1. Provided direct patient care as part of a multidisciplinary team including speech pathologists, physical therapists, and audiologists.
    2. Responsible for the evaluation of patients with developmental disabilities, cognitive disorders, and physical impairments using a variety of standardized pediatric assessments, family interviews, and clinical observations.
    3. Created family-centered and evidence-based treatment plans in a developmental rehabilitative model.
    4. Organized dynamic treatment sessions with the constant observation of patients' responses to treatment and ongoing reassessment of progress and treatment goals.
    5. Familiared with both handwritten treatment notes and electronic medical documentation for formal reports, HIPAA policies, and infection control guidelines.
    6. Served as a leader amongst fellow therapists within the All Children's Hospital System.
    7. Kept a positive, encouraging tone with children.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS in Occupational Therapy

Pediatric Occupational Therapist Resume

Objective : Occupational therapy position with the pediatric population with strong interests in NICU, early intervention, sensory integration, developmental delay, and physical disabilities.

Skills : BLS, Electronic Documentation, Fl License.

Description :

    1. Collaborated with other disciplines to ensure team understanding of student occupational performance strengths and needs, through evaluation, educational program planning, and service delivery.
    2. Evaluated the student's ability and formulates the student's occupational profile through a variety of functional, behavioral, and standardized assessments, skilled observation, checklists, histories, and interviews and synthesizes evaluation results into a comprehensive written report.
    3. Developed occupationally based intervention plans based on student needs and evaluation results, students ages three to eleven.
    4. Participated in multidisciplinary meetings to review evaluation results, integrate findings with other disciplines, offer recommendations, and develop individual education plans and intervention plans to achieve IEP goals.
    5. Adapted and modified the environment including assistive technology and training instructional staff to meet individual needs and to help students function as independently as possible.
    6. Maintained clinical and administrative records in accordance with professional standards, state guidelines, and school system policy.
    7. Provided school-based occupational therapy services to individuals and groups in public and private schools with an emphasis on fine motor skills and daily living skills.
    8. Developed and implemented of sensory diets as needed.
    9. Responsible for ongoing documentation, annual reviews, team collaboration, teacher and parent consultations, and supervision of COTAs.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
MA in Occupational Therapy

Pediatric Occupational Therapist Resume

Summary : Dedicated Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant with a compassionate approach to those struggling with life's basic activities. Detail-oriented flexible and creative in interpersonal relationships to help achieve patient's goals. Particularly good at dealing with children with developmental disabilities.

Skills : ClinicSource, Medical Terminology, Billing, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Monitored and recorded patient progress in response to therapy.
    2. Evaluated and treated a wide range of conditions including birth injuries, neurological disorders, sensory processing conditions, mental health, behavior problems, fine motor delays, bilateral coordination deficits, and autism.
    3. Educated patients and family members regarding diagnosis, injury prevention, and therapeutic treatments.
    4. Accurately completed insurance and Medicaid billing and documentation in a timely manner.
    5. Taught patients the use of wheelchairs, braces, canes, crutches, and prosthetic devices.
    6. Taught patients how to live within the limits of their capabilities and celebrated their successes.
    7. Designed occupational therapy interventions for children with motor delays.
    8. Worked one-on-one with children and families.
    9. Provided encouragement and positive modeling.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate of Applied Science

Pediatric Occupational Therapist Resume

Objective : An accomplished professional is now looking to utilize skills as an Occupational Therapist in a Pediatric Care Environment; to help each child to reach their maximum potential within their environment, enriching their experiences for the rest of their lives.

Skills : Coursework 3.2 Abnormal Psychology, Anatomy, And Physiology.

Description :

    1. Observed and participated in therapy sessions for children receiving Occupational Therapy services.
    2. Aided in therapy sessions for children with multiple diagnoses, such as ASD, Down syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, and multiple sensory disorders; ages 414.
    3. Participated in classroom lead activities, such as Art, Music, and Lunch.
    4. Aided in creating mechanisms to help in positioning elbows and arms for activities such as feeding.
    5. Helped to develop and improve toys and games to help in therapies.
    6. Designed and implemented individualized occupational therapy interventions for autistic children.
    7. Educated parents on exercises to help their children with at home.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA in Psychology