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Occupational Therapist with proven track record of reducing pain and increasing muscle strength and stamina for patients recovering from trauma, injury, or serious illness; Develops individual treatment plans designed to improve motor and functional skills; Team player driven to provide the highest-quality care in a collaborative environment; Licensed Occupational Therapist - State of Washington, #123456; CPR Certified

Westwood University,
Master of Occupational Therapy
Graduated - May 2010
St. Helena University,
Bachelor of Arts, Physiology
Graduated - May 2007
Employment History
Costa Medical Center
Occupational Therapist  January 2015- Present 2018
  • Supervises daily caseload schedule for 30-40 patients while monitoring patient intervention progress and
    supervising occupational therapy assistants as they work with patients
  • Ensures billing and patient file accuracy by documenting according to departmental standards for intake evaluations, progress notes, long term/short term goals, and discharge orders
  • Champions comprehensive treatment and collaborative care by presenting patient information in
    multidisciplinary meetings to solicit constructive feedback
  • Undertakes home evaluations to make recommendations for adaptive equipment that can improve a patient’s quality of life and support greater functionality
  • Builds patient trust and satisfaction levels by completing post-visit follow ups and pro-actively calling patients with appointment notices
  • Partnered with the IT department to create an electronic occupational therapy assessment form accessible via iPad, which reduced documentation time by 11 minutes per patient
Northern Hospital
Occupational Therapist  July 2010 - December 2014
  • Evaluated and analyzed medical history to set realistic and individualized rehabilitation goals for diverse
    clientele attempting rehabilitation from trauma, injury, or serious illness
  • Recommended ergonomic changes and other accommodations or interventions in patients’ home or work environments to support increased functionality and improve return to work rate by 25% over 12 months
  • Built patient confidence by educating patients and caregivers using clear communication and demonstrations resulting in greater regimen compliance
  • Evaluated and developed innovative outpatient treatment plans \ as well as reassessment or discharge
    reviews for acute care patients
Northern Hospital
Therapy Assistant  August 2007 - June 2010
  • Assisted with patient activities as outlined by occupational therapists including motivating and instructing patients as they learned and practiced a variety of exercises and functional activities
  • Reported to physical therapist regarding each patient’s status to allow for updating of goals and modifications of treatment program
  • Rigorously maintained patient confidentiality and compliance with all applicable HIPPA law, regulations,
    and company policies and procedures
Professional Skills
Patience & Compassion:Expert
Written & Verbal Communication:Expert
Patient Evaluation & Observation:Advanced
Attention to Detail:Expert
Problem Solving:Expert
Physical Stamina & Strength:Expert
Electronic Medical Records (EMR):Advanced
Dr. Raquel Valdez
Occupational Medicine
(222) 456-7890
Northern Hospital
Mr. Alex Patel
Occupational Therapy Department Head
(222) 456-7890
Costa Medical Center