Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist Resume Sample

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Dedicated, compassionate, and highly skilled professional with more than 20 years of progressive, hands-on experience in providing occupational therapy services through assessment and treatment of client population from pediatrics to adults using targeted, purposeful, and evidenced-based therapeutic interventions. Demonstrate proficiency in documenting patient status on therapeutic activities and programs. Globally experienced, with in-depth knowledge in the proper utilization of occupational therapy modalities. Equipped with verifiable strengths in analytical thinking, problem solving, decision-making, and communicating effectively with other healthcare providers. Proven leadership in developing new programming, process improvement, and innovation in providing effective and cost efficient services.


Healthcare Administration

  • Rendered superior healthcare services in outpatient clinics, treating a variety of orthopedic and neurologic disorders with specialty areas, including hand therapy, FCEs, lymphedema treatment, and vestibular rehabilitation
  • Demonstrated thoroughness in providing outpatient pediatric services, including developmental testing, assessment for adaptive equipment and DME, along with treatment using sensory integration techniques
  • Efficiently provided school based services evaluating students’ ability and formulating their occupational profile through a variety of functional, behavioral, and standardized assessments, along with skilled observation, checklists, histories, and interviews
  • Implemented home safety evaluation and treatment plan for infants to adults as homecare specialist
  • Assessed and provided recommendations for safe living environments and intervention for adolescent to adults in substance abuse and mental illness treatment program
  • Developed and executed lymphedema treatment program, coordinating with other professionals in obtaining grant funds to provide services for the underserved population
  • Delivered exemplary rehabilitation services, providing evaluation and treatment for patients in acute hospital, skilled nursing facility (SNF), assisted living, and homecare
  • Assumed full responsibility in coordinating, marketing, and delivering services in a private practice
  • Instructed core curriculum course for Occupational Therapy Assistant students at Pueblo Community College

Leadership and Development

  • Functioned as Neuro Team Leader, directing team in patient driven therapeutic intervention
  • Spearheaded team in initiating services to the neonatal unit, performing newborn testing and treatment
  • Guided OT, PT, and Speech therapists in efficient team approach for pediatric clients
  • Supervised occupational therapy assistants and rehabilitation aides to provide quality patient care
  • Initiated and administered Lymphedema treatment program providing new service to patients
  • Created private practice utilizing holistic approach in providing services
  • Collaborated with community program funded by IDEA Part C to provide assessments, one-on-one treatment, family education, and play groups for 0 to 3 population
  • Trained Level II occupational therapy students in therapeutic intervention
  • Expanded expertise and scope of practice through extensive range of continued education

Operations/Business Management

  • Efficiently performed consultation work for company startup and served as member of the board
  • Assumed full responsibility in coordinating, marketing, and delivering new business opportunities
  • Played a vital role as part of the Quality Improvement Process Team

Communication and Interpersonal Relations

  • Established a client-centered treatment plan through collaborating with patient, family members, and other healthcare providers
  • Broadened knowledge and appreciation of the influence of disabilities, socio-cultural, and socioeconomic factors on clients’ ability to participate in occupations
  • Proactively participated in multidisciplinary meetings to review evaluation results, integrate findings with other disciplines, offer recommendations, and develop individual education and intervention plans toward achievement of IEP goals.
  • Focused on creating cohesive working relationships with all team members
  • Demonstrated ease in facilitating group instruction and one on one interactions for marketing, wellness programs and student education

International Experience

  • Established leadership experience working in The Dominican Republic, overseeing OT students from Creighton University to provide medical care from pediatrics to elderly
  • Diversified prevention and wellness experience, working on assessment and interventions for indigenous population in Peru


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Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy | 1999


Certified in Functional Capacity Evaluation
Certified Lymphedema Therapist
Vestibular Rehabilitation Developmental Testing and
Sensory Integration
Affiliated Anusara Yoga Instructor
Certified Massage Therapist

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