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Top 50 Occupational Therapist Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Occupational Therapist. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Occupational Therapist resumes they appeared on. For example, 14.1% of Occupational Therapist resumes contained Physical Therapy as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Occupational Therapist actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

These Are The Most Important Skills For A Occupational Therapist

1. Physical Therapy
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Here's how Physical Therapy is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Collaborated closely with physical therapy and speech therapy in order to maximize patient outcomes and provide a team approach to rehabilitation.
  • Collaborate with physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, nursing staff, and families to facilitate optimal therapeutic resident outcomes.
  • Collaborated with Physical Therapy to complete home evaluations and community outings.
  • Maintain communication with physical therapy as needed.
  • Collaborated with speech therapy and physical therapy.
  • Created individual plans of care collaborating with other disciplines of therapy such as physical therapy, and speech and language pathology.
  • Completed all evaluations, treatment plans, dismissals, and co-treatment with Physical therapy and Speech and Language.
  • Consulted with general education teachers, school psychologists, speech therapists, and a physical therapy assistant.
  • Participated in a group therapy cooking session each week in collaboration with physical therapy and speech therapy.
  • Collaborated with other team members to include physical therapy, speech therapy and special-Ed teachers.
  • Maintain communication with nursing staff, physical therapy, and speech therapy as needed.
  • Worked 20 hours per week while completing Master of Physical Therapy Program.
  • Co-treated with speech therapy, physical therapy, and social work staff.
  • Team of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech Therapy.
  • Managed physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy staff.
  • Collaborate with Physician, Physical Therapy and Speech Lanuage Pathologist to provide holistic and comprehensive patient care.
  • Delivered home care physical therapy to homebound patients.
  • Worked closely with other disciplines including speech and physical therapy to provide comprehensive care and promote return to highest possible function.
  • Access Physical Therapy and Wellness Duties Performed initial and reevaluations for patients of all ages with:.
  • Employed per diem for outpatient evaluations and treatments for Imlay City Physical Therapy and Lapeer County Physical Therapy.

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2. Occupational Therapy Services
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Here's how Occupational Therapy Services is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Provided skilled Occupational Therapy services in a variety of settings and geographical locations.
  • Provide Occupational Therapy services to children with learning disabilities and sensory integration dysfunction.
  • Planned and implemented education programs to nursing staff related to Occupational Therapy services.
  • Provided direct evaluation and occupational therapy services for children kindergarten through post-high school.
  • Provide restorative occupational therapy services in sub-acute rehabilitation facilities with 500+ beds.
  • Managed central database of residents requiring screens for occupational therapy services.
  • Provided skilled home health occupational therapy services in Southeast Texas.
  • Provide contracted services for Occupational Therapy Services.
  • Documented and ensured occupational therapy services provided were within time frames, formats, and standards for proper reimbursement.
  • Provide occupational therapy services to children 0-3 in their homes and in a sensory gym setting.
  • Provide occupational therapy services to children in their homes through the board of education.
  • Provide home care occupational therapy services to patients within a three county radius.
  • Provided Occupational Therapy services to clients in their home and community.
  • Major Achievements Developed an interdisciplinary team incorporating consultants into in-patient acute care, to improve the effectiveness of occupational therapy services.
  • Marketed occupational therapy services by creating a handout on psychosocial occupational therapy services and providing in-service training during staff meetings.
  • Provided Home Healthcare Occupational Therapy services on an as-needed basis.
  • Provide comprehensive Occupational Therapy services for subacute and long term care residents of varying ages and diagnoses.
  • Provided school based occupational therapy services to pre-school through high school students.
  • Evaluated home health patients for occupational therapy services; devised plans of care and communicated plan with multidisciplinary staff and physicians.
  • Contract Therapist Provided Occupational Therapy Services to Dade County school-Biscayne Gardens Elementary and the Seagull School.

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3. Treatment Plans
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Here's how Treatment Plans is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Performed numerous evaluations and interventions, and successfully established collaborative goals and treatment plans with patients and the interdisciplinary team.
  • Implemented and assisted occupational therapists with implementing, treatment plans designed to help clients function independently.
  • Evaluate and implement individualized treatment plans to aid students in meeting educational goals.
  • Conducted full evaluations and developed appropriate treatment plans for patients with medical diagnoses.
  • Developed individual treatment plans and specific goals.
  • Execute treatment plans set up for each individual on my case load as set by myself and our Occupational therapist.
  • Design and implement treatment plans with the purpose of improving performance skills required to perform functional daily tasks.
  • Evaluate, establish and implement individualized treatment plans for patients with varying diagnosis in a skilled nursing facility.
  • Developed treatment plans to achieve optimal quality of life and well being by restoring function.
  • Evaluated clients, established treatment plans through IEP and SEIS.
  • Implemented a functional handwriting screen and temporary treatment plans.
  • Completed evaluations, treatment plans and quarterly progress reports.
  • Develop and implement Individualized and group treatment plans.
  • Developed client goals and appropriate daily/weekly treatment plans.
  • Executed treatment plans setup by the OT.
  • Carried out treatment plans developed by others.
  • Evaluate clients and write treatment plans.
  • Evaluate, formulate, and implement individualized therapeutic treatment plans for a geriatric population with diverse diagnoses.
  • Provide direct supervision to COTAs to ensure proper implementation of treatment plans.
  • Planned/implemented treatment plans Assessed patients with appropriate standardized assessments/screening tools Documented using EMR system Meditech

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4. Diagnoses
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Here's how Diagnoses is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Provided children, family, and/or caregiver education and resources on occupational therapy techniques related to specific diagnoses.
  • Assessed and recommended adaptive equipment to facilitate independence in patients with varying diagnoses.
  • Provide family/caregiver education regarding diagnoses, prevention, and therapeutic interventions.
  • Developed and implemented interventions for variety of patients and diagnoses.
  • Staff therapist in an inpatient setting with duties of evaluating and treating patients with stroke, Parkinson's and orthopedic diagnoses.
  • Evaluate and treat patients with various diagnoses to increase quality of life and ability to function in their environment.
  • Developed and implemented treatment plans for a variety of diagnoses of the hand, arm, and shoulder.
  • Provided home therapy to patients with a variety of diagnoses residing in assisted living facilities and group homes.
  • Evaluated and treated adults with HIV/AIDS and related diagnoses, including PML and deficits in cognition.
  • Provide treatment in a variety of skilled nursing facilities with a wide range of diagnoses.
  • Led groups for leisure and social participation for clients with a range of diagnoses.
  • Evaluated, assessed, and treated 6 or more patients daily with various diagnoses.
  • Transitioned smoothly between various specialized units to treat a variety of diagnoses.
  • Lead group interventions for patients with a variety of behavioral health diagnoses.
  • Encountered an array of diagnoses & conditions of various ages and cultures.
  • Performed many various simple and complex custom-made splints for various diagnoses.
  • Fabricated splints for a variety of hand and arm diagnoses.
  • Evaluate and treat orthopedic, neurological, musculoskeletal and other variety of diagnoses for occupational therapy needs.
  • Provided occupational therapy services to homebound patients with neurological, orthopedic and musculo-skeletal diagnoses.
  • Contracted through Supplemental Health Care Evaluate and treat children with various diagnoses in school setting Document and maintain full caseload

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5. Inpatient Rehabilitation
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Here's how Inpatient Rehabilitation is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Provided inpatient rehabilitation coverage as needed
  • Treated patients as an occupational therapist in acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, pulmonary rehabilitation, outpatient, and home health settings
  • Provided therapy services in an inpatient rehabilitation setting, skilled nursing unit, acute, outpatient, and outpatient cardiopulmonary setting.
  • Test and evaluate patients' physical and mental abilities and analyze medical data to determine realistic inpatient rehabilitation goals for patients.
  • Provide Occupational Therapy services for inpatient rehabilitation unit including diagnoses of orthopedic, neurological, and medical.
  • Evaluated and treated a diverse client population at an inpatient rehabilitation unit attached to Mobile Infirmary Hospital.
  • Experience includes Acute and Inpatient Rehabilitation for Neurological and Orthopedic patients, including children
  • Evaluated and treated a variety of medical diagnoses in the inpatient rehabilitation setting
  • Evaluated and assessed patients within an acute and inpatient rehabilitation setting.
  • Evaluated and assessed patients within a Comprehensive Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit.
  • Performed occupational services in an inpatient rehabilitation hospital setting.
  • Alternated between inpatient rehabilitation and acute care as needed.
  • Service patients' inpatient rehabilitation hospital environment.
  • Assist with provision of Occupational Therapy services within Acute, Inpatient Rehabilitation, and Transitional Care settings.
  • Evaluated, documented, and treated clients at inpatient rehabilitation center.
  • Provide PRN assistance in an inpatient rehabilitation and SNF setting.
  • Worked in inpatient Rehabilitation Services and Acute Care with patients of various diagnoses including neuromuscular and orthopedic.
  • Provide weekend coverage for treatment of inpatient rehabilitation and sub-acute patients.
  • Lead Occupational Therapist, inpatient rehabilitation, acute and out patient Lymphedema Therapist at North Shore Hospital from 8/08-9/14.
  • Level I Fieldwork, Inpatient Rehabilitation Observed assessments, and daily meetings Assisted with progress notes, treatment planning and chart reviews

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6. Cota
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Here's how Cota is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Provide supervision of COTA including treatments and documentation ensuring said items follows state guidelines.
  • Collaborate with doctors, nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and COTA's for interventions and implementation.
  • Travel to patient's homes and provide evaluations and treatments and assist with patient care to a COTA
  • Supervised COTA's, attended care conferences, team meetings, and continuing education courses.
  • Completed all home evaluations, initial/discharge evaluations and progress notes, and supervised COTA.
  • Provide training and supervision to COTA students and level II Occupational therapy interns.
  • Supervised Level I and II OT and COTA students in this setting.
  • Provided supervision to COTA and supervised a Level II students.
  • Supervised supportive staff and COTA's to ensure quality care.
  • Provided supervision to COTA and students as needed.
  • Establish treatment plan and guide COTA in implementation.
  • Manage COTA caseload and appropriateness of treatment.
  • Supervised occupational therapy students and COTA's.
  • Supervised COTA's including supervisory notes.
  • Direct supervision of COTA's.
  • Oversee COTA caseload and treatments.
  • Provided supervision and mentorship to COTA staff and OTR students.
  • Supervised COTAs in the administration of OT intervention.
  • Provide supervision to three COTAs.
  • Demonstrated great communication between COTAs and OTs for continuum care

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7. Facility
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Here's how Facility is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Conducted Occupational Therapy evaluations, determined individualized patient goals and implemented patient care to adult/geriatric population in a skilled nursing facility.
  • Initiated Allen Cognitive Level program within facility to assist with appropriate level of activities for residents and caregiver strategies.
  • Provide skilled occupational therapy in a skilled nursing facility to a variety of patients.
  • Provided services in a long term care facility-approximately 150 bed facility.
  • Performed accurate and proficient documentation in accordance with facility standards.
  • Maintain accurate patient and facility treatment documentation.
  • Skilled Nursing Facility with rehab services
  • Provide education and instruction to facility staff in safety and patient protocols such as splinting, positioning, and pacing.
  • Established rapport with staff and adapted to the needs of the facility by demonstrating flexibility and adaptability.
  • Worked as Director of Facility Operations for six months during this time.
  • Evaluate, create plan of care and treat in skilled nursing facility.
  • Perform OT treatments to residents in the Nursing Home/Retirement Home facility.
  • Maintained cleanliness of the facility by cleaning and sterilizing machines.
  • Acted as liaison between therapy team and facility staff.
  • Served as full-time employee to skilled nursing facility.
  • Work in six different settings throughout facility.
  • Greet patients upon arrival at the facility.
  • Skilled Nursing Facility I was trained in Pulmonary Rehab provided by Peoplesfirst Rehabilitation for proficiency with ventilation patients.
  • Served as traveling OT for 13 weeks then as permanent, full-time employee to subacute facility.
  • Institute on Aging, ADHC 3600 Geary street, San Francisco facility.

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8. Patient Care
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Here's how Patient Care is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Participate in performance improvement activities designed to identify and resolve problems affecting patient care outcome and to improve quality of care.
  • Collaborated with Mercy Hospital and Medical Center Hand Specialists and therapy team members regarding patient care.
  • Provided evidence-based therapy, prescribed home programs and educated family members regarding patient care.
  • Supervised newly graduated Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant to ensure safe patient care.
  • Collaborated with several orthopedic and plastic surgeons regarding patient care.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness.
  • Communicated with Physical Therapists, Nurses and Doctors on patient's medical status and needs for best patient care.
  • Participate in weekly team meetings with different disciplines to discuss patient care, goals, and discharge planning.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary meetings with other member of the health care team to ensure quality patient care.
  • Develop a treatment plan, and carry out the plan based on goals for patient care.
  • Share recommendations to sustain progress with staff, family and caregivers for continuum of patient care.
  • Used computerized documentation of patient care (Rehab Optima System).
  • Provide direct pediatric patient care services in a school setting
  • Collaborated with the Hand Surgeon regarding patient care.
  • Provide direct pediatric patient care services.
  • Supervised two COTA's including discussions of treatment recommendations to ensure optimal patient care OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY FIELDWORK
  • Developed patient care plans, including assessments and evaluations.
  • Work in a collegial team environment with PT, SLP, COTAs to develop department processes and patient care.
  • Assisted in the development of an Interdisciplinary program of a new Rehab Unit and direct patient care
  • Recieved an "Employee of the Quarter" award for excellent patient care and customer service.

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9. ADL
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Here's how ADL is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Focused on ADL retraining, and modification/adaptation of equipment to promote independence and quality of life.
  • Completed specialized assessments when indicated, including cognitive, safety and ADL assessments.
  • Focused on improving fine motor coordination, ADL performance and visual/perceptual skills with preschool children 3-5 years of age.
  • Administered cognition assessments (Mini-Mental, etc), ADL assessments (KELS), etc.
  • Emphasized ADL and function based therapeutic services for increased patient participation, motivation, & satisfaction.
  • Use ADL training, transfer training, safety training, adaptive equipment training as intervention techniques.
  • Completed therapeutic activities, therapeutic exercises, and ADLS with patients in long term care department.
  • Treated residents with therapeutic exercise, therapeutic activities or ADL re training.
  • Train nursing staff in proper transfer methods, and ADL assistance.
  • Evaluate and treat patients with neurological conditions by providing neuromuscular reeducation, ADL retraining, therapeutic exercise, and adaptive equipment.
  • Group activities focusing on personal development, community awareness, Basic and Instrumental ADLs including leisure.
  • Performed home assessments and provided environmental adaptations to promote independence with ADLs.
  • Provided assistance to the geriatric population in increasing independence with ADLs
  • Worked especially with chronic stroke patients using Bobath, PNF and MRP techniques for ADL and mobility training.
  • Design well-rounded therapeutic interventions to enable individuals with the skills for ADLs and other valued lifestyle activities.
  • Focus on developing/treating functional skills for discharge - ADLs, transfers, standing, and balance.
  • Implemented treatment interventions to address sensory impairments, fine motor deficits, and ADLs.
  • Monitored adult neuro patient progress and adjusted accordingly to promote ADL/IADL living skills.
  • Administer standardized assessments such as SLUMS, Barthel ADL Index, ACL, TUG, etc.
  • Home Health Care Evaluate, plan and implement care to help patients improve their independence with ADLs.

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10. Caseload
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Here's how Caseload is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Designed occupational therapy marketing tools to increase personal client caseload and augment the OT department's profitability.
  • Managed caseload of approximately 60 Tiny-K and school-age students for approximately 10 area school districts.
  • Assumed full responsibility of an outpatient upper extremity based caseload.
  • Developed marketing strategies to increase caseload and utilize social media.
  • Provided comprehensive care to a full caseload, including attending and contributing to team planning, school, and family meetings.
  • Collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to provide best-practice, client-centered care and appropriate discharge planning to a caseload of 8-12 people.
  • Evaluate residents, set goals, and develop care plans for a caseload of approximately 8 residents per week.
  • Worked with management to create a caseload management system which resulted in a 10% increase in productivity.
  • Assist in daily scheduling and manage caseload of 6-10 adults per day to maintain patient care productivity.
  • Lead Occupational Therapist: responsible for managing caseloads, interviewing, training, mentoring and supervision.
  • Complete triennial evaluations for students on caseload; screen and evaluate students for possible OT needs.
  • Tripled OT caseload in 2 years and assisted to develop an orthopedic marketing plan for OT/PT.
  • Managed a patient caseload of 8-10 clients including Spanish speaking clients and their families.
  • Managed caseload of 25-32 hours of treatment time.
  • Managed a caseload of 25-30 children.
  • Managed a caseload of 10-12 clients.
  • Treat caseload of 10-12 adults.
  • Managed a high-volume caseload and organized the daily schedules of occupational therapists for inpatient rehabilitation.
  • Treat caseloads of 8-12 adults and supervise COTAs.
  • Full Time Responsible for Evaluations/ Interventions/ Discharge for all patients on caseload.

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11. Acute Care
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Here's how Acute Care is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Provided skilled occupational therapy evaluation and treatment throughout this community acute care hospital.
  • Performed occupational therapy evaluations and treatment in acute care and inpatient rehab setting.
  • Managed and treated all patients as a solo practitioner in Acute and Outpatient services in a 220 acute care bed hospital.
  • Evaluate and treat outpatient and hospital based rehab and acute care patients of all ages with a wide range of disabilities.
  • Provided Occupational Therapy services in acute care, skilled care, inpatient rehab, outpatient, and home health settings.
  • Completed job duties in a long term acute care setting with duties also including supervision of COTA's.
  • Treated adults in acute care, outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation setting as part of an inter-disciplinary team.
  • Served as an OT for a Beverly Hills Rehabilitation Center, a large short-term acute care facility.
  • Provide services in acute care hospital, long term care, and sub acute care facilities.
  • Evaluate and treat adult patients in a skilled nursing facility, acute care and inpatient rehab.
  • Provided quality care to adult patients on the sub-acute rehab and acute care units.
  • Skilled Nursing, Psychiatric, Pediatric (outpatient and school settings), Acute care
  • Provide in-services to residents re: role of OT in the acute care setting.
  • Worked in acute rehab, acute care, home health and outpatient services.
  • Provided OT services to adult patients within the rehab and acute care units.
  • Worked in acute care and in-patient rehab in large hospital setting.
  • Deliver services for both acute care and acute rehabilitation units.
  • Provided comprehensive acute care rehab OT services to adults with cardiopulmonary disorders, musculoskeletal injuries, and neurological injuries and dysfunction.
  • Key Accomplishments: Occupational Therapist in an acute care hospital treating clients aged 3 to 103.
  • Provided acute care treatment for inpatient adults Provided outpatient treatment for adults and pediatrics Dx.

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12. Adaptive Equipment
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Here's how Adaptive Equipment is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Educate patient and caregivers/families in safety awareness; including back protection, use of adaptive equipment, and energy conservation.
  • Conducted home evaluations, assessed durable medical equipment, and recommended necessary adaptive equipment for safe discharge home.
  • Performed patient and family education and training using adaptive equipment as appropriate throughout their hospital stay.
  • Use and modification of adaptive equipment and technology related to self-help and educational goals.
  • Performed positioning/splinting, assessment for adaptive equipment needs and made appropriate recommendations.
  • Completed home safety assessments and provided adaptive equipment.
  • Provided adaptive equipment/aids for neurologically impaired patients.
  • Prescribed and made splints like cervical collar/Philadelphia collar, cock-up splint, swivel spoons and plates, adaptive equipment etc.
  • Educate patients and train staff on any adaptive equipment or techniques that would enhance our veteran's quality of life.
  • Educate and train patients and families in home exercise programs, durable medical equipment, home safety and adaptive equipment.
  • Perform in-depth home evaluations and make recommendations for adaptive equipment or home modifications in patient's home.
  • Provided training in the use of adaptive equipment and compensatory techniques to increase safety and independence.
  • Recommended splints, adaptive equipment, home safety strategies and home modifications as needed.
  • Educated patients on the use of adaptive equipment and home safety precautions.
  • Teach skills/techniques for use of adaptive equipment for participating in daily activities.
  • Train patients on purpose and proper use of Adaptive equipment as necessary.
  • Educate patients and family on use of adaptive equipment.
  • Secure, order, and install adaptive equipment.
  • Interact with patient/family to determine education needs and/or adaptive equipment/modifications prior to discharge
  • Ordered and issued adaptive equipment, assistive devices,and durable medical equipment for ADL needs.

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13. IEP
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Here's how IEP is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Provided leadership and consistent involvement during IEP/IFSP meetings.
  • Participated in interdisciplinary team and IEP meetings.
  • Complete student related progress, data, and reports in relation to IEP goals and objectives annually and per quarter.
  • Trained and educated lay personnel, teachers, and parents in implementing IEP to attain developmental milestones.
  • Provide biweekly direct and consultative treatment to preschool students with developmental delays as mandated by the IEP.
  • Participated in IEP and team meetings and collaborated with parents and teachers in the decision-making process.
  • Worked with the IEP team and child study team to create IEP's and complete evaluations.
  • Adapted classroom environments to facilitate learning, planning, and implementing IEP for children and educators.
  • Participated directly in IEP meetings and court trials to provide professional opinion on IEP mandates.
  • Provided family education, developed home programs and participated in weekly IEP and PET meetings
  • Composed progress reports for IEP meetings as well as school quarterly reports.
  • Attend IEP meetings to discuss evaluation results or current progress of client.
  • Participated in IEP meetings with BOE administrators and parents.
  • Attend IEP meetings as part of team process.
  • Write annual progress notes and IEP goals.
  • Formulate and execute IEP goals and objectives.Worked in cooperation with school therapists in surrounding communities to ensure continuity of care.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary meetings as well as transitional IEP Meeting's with the public school setting.
  • Monitored and documented treatment goals and progress on IEPs.
  • Implemented Individualized Educational Programs (IEPs) for students.
  • Implemented Individualized Educational Programs (IEPs) for students and home programming for outpatient clients..

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14. Traumatic Brain Injury
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Here's how Traumatic Brain Injury is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Evaluated and treated mostly inpatient rehabilitation patients on the traumatic brain injury, adult oncology and pediatric units.
  • Implemented daily skilled occupational therapy individual and/or group treatment to clients with traumatic brain injury.
  • Experienced how dual diagnoses can complicate rehabilitation efforts following traumatic brain injury.
  • Implement appropriate daily treatment interventions for the traumatic brain injury population.
  • Perform Cognitive Training/ stimulation management for Traumatic Brain Injury Population.
  • Provide therapeutic intervention in sub-acute Traumatic Brain Injury unit.
  • Assisted in creation of an interdisciplinary in-service for the entire staff on traumatic brain injury treatment, therapeutic recommendations & protocols.
  • Evaluate, assess, and carry out inpatient rehabilitation treatment plans for orthopedic, stroke, and traumatic brain injury clients.
  • Developed and implemented mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) research identifying people who sustain long-term post-concussive syndrome for improved services.
  • Evaluated and treated patients with Stroke/CVA, Traumatic Brain Injury, Orthopedic, General Medical and Surgical Conditions, Amputations.
  • Worked one-on-one with a 51 year old traumatic brain injury (TBI) patient and assisted peers with patients.
  • Observed and assisted the occupational therapist during group therapy sessions for adults with stroke and traumatic brain injury.
  • Provided assessment and treatment to wounded warriors and dependents with a diagnosis of Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Treat and evaluate patients with diagnoses from traumatic brain injury to orthopedic.
  • General Rehabilitation - Traumatic Brain Injury November 2012 to August 2014
  • Presented and In-Service on Traumatic Brain Injury.
  • Provided outpatient, in-home and community based rehabilitation to individuals with traumatic brain injury and other neurologic impairments.
  • Provided neurodevelopmental re-education for both pediatrics and patients with neurological vision deficits resultant from traumatic brain injury.
  • Evaluate people with different neurological conditions such as Traumatic Brain Injury, Cerebrovascular Accident, Hip or Knee.
  • Perform BADLs and IADLs training for Traumatic Brain Injury Population.

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15. Developmental Disabilities
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Here's how Developmental Disabilities is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Developed, implemented, and modified as needed appropriate individual and group treatment/intervention programs as related to adults with developmental disabilities.
  • Provided pediatric occupational therapy services in school and home-based settings for a variety of physical and developmental disabilities.
  • Provided Occupational Therapy Services to 80 adults with Developmental Disabilities in a Day Treatment Program.
  • Provided consultative Occupational Therapy services to people with developmental disabilities living in the community.
  • Provide sensory integration therapy services to children of all ages and developmental disabilities.
  • Conducted functional assessments and evaluations of patients with developmental disabilities and mental illness.
  • Perform therapeutic evaluations and treatments for individuals with developmental disabilities and physical disabilities.
  • Created and implemented treatment protocols for children with mild to severe developmental disabilities.
  • Provided OT services to children with variety of developmental disabilities, birth-adolescents.
  • Provided therapy services to students age 3-21 with various developmental disabilities.
  • Delivered consultative services to adults with developmental disabilities in the community.
  • Evaluated and treated clients with developmental disabilities.
  • Provided occupational therapy to children having a wide variety of developmental disabilities, ages two through 21.
  • Provided direct therapy services to adults with developmental disabilities in the day program setting.
  • Assisted and taught caregivers' of clients with developmental disabilities-handling and care techniques.
  • Helped children with developmental disabilities by guiding them through a series of activities
  • Consulted with teachers for 150 students with Autism and other developmental disabilities.
  • Direct care of children ages birth to age 14 with developmental disabilities.
  • Worked with students who posses intellectual, and developmental disabilities.
  • Provide direct and consultative occupational therapy services to adults with developmental disabilities in medical day program environment.

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Here's how Daily Living is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Planned and organized individualized treatment programs for compensation, maintaining or restoring ability to perform activities of daily living.
  • Promoted caregiver involvement and education for carryover of strategies and modifications into activities of daily living.
  • Evaluated the daily living skills and capacities of physically, developmentally or emotionally disabled clients.
  • Evaluated daily living skills/capacities of physically, developmentally, or emotionally disabled clients.
  • Developed assessments and implemented treatment plans for activities of daily living.
  • Assisted each person in achieving an independent, productive and satisfying life by activities of daily living and several specialized techniques.
  • Promote function and engagement by addressing areas of activities of daily living, self-regulation, play, and social participation.
  • Evaluated and assessed client's abilities and skills for daily living tasks within acute care and transitional care units.
  • Educated and train geriatric population to improve performance in their activities of daily living to promote and enhance health.
  • Completed standard evaluations and treatment concerned with seating, splinting, activities of daily living and strengthening.
  • Educate patients and staff on adaptive equipment, safety techniques, and activities of daily living.
  • Rehabilitate and motivate patients to achieve skills and functional independence in their activities of daily living.
  • Provided training of functional activities of daily living, functional work skills, and social skills.
  • Work with patients to achieve maximum independence in activities of daily living and functional mobility.
  • Motivated patients to reach therapeutic goals and return to normal activities of daily living.
  • Developed sensory diets, hand splints and treatment plans for occupations of daily living.
  • Delivered quality care to improve patient's performance of activities of daily living.
  • Evaluate activities of daily living and assist patients in ADL.
  • Assessed children's developmental progress, specializing in perceptual/sensory motor skills, fine motor skills and activities of daily living.
  • Supported clients as part of an interdisciplinary team while promoting independency in daily living skills.

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17. CVA
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  • Evaluated and treated patients with medical diagnoses of CVA, CABG, hip fractures, and pneumonia in the inpatient setting.
  • Assess patient's rehabilitative needs as they pertain to various diagnoses: dementia, cardiac, COPD, CVA and orthopedic.
  • Evaluated and treated patients with a multitude of diagnoses including CVA, orthopedic injuries, traumatic brain injury and amputations.
  • Provided occupational therapy as part of a comprehensive day program for brain injured adults, CVA and neurologically impaired adults.
  • Concentrated areas of treatment experience include: CVA, orthopedic conditions, general debility diagnoses, Alzheimer's/Dementia, and amputations.
  • Evaluate and treat patients in an acute rehabilitation setting including: SCI, CVA, TBI and orthopedic injuries.
  • Experience with wide variety of diagnosis including CVA, Cardiac, Dementia, Orthopedic, and Mental Health.
  • Direct skilled therapy for adults with neurological defects (TBI, CVA, SCI, etc.)
  • Treated patients in the acute care hospital setting with CVA's, burns, trauma.
  • Assigned to a dementia unit and patients with CVA and other cardiac and orthopedic diagnoses.
  • Trained on NDT methods to facilitate care for new CVA patients.
  • Major diagnoses: debility, orthopedic, cardiac, CVA
  • Included CVA, head injury, CP, SI, pneumonia, COPD, repetitive strains.
  • Worked with a variety of neurological (CVA, TBI, GB, etc.)
  • Focused on Traumatic Brain Injuries, CVA and other Neurological Disorders Inpatient/Outpatient services
  • Participated in CVA education classes in order to educate new graduates/new hire nurses on occupational therapists role with CVA patients.
  • Provided care to a large number of ventilator-dependent patients, CVA, TBI, SCI, and wound care.
  • Experience with Bioness for CVA (following set-up by certified therapist).
  • Staff OTR, working with neuro patients (CVA, Parkinson, to head injuries, with orthopedic pt's.
  • supervised 3 COTAS Dementia, amputations, CVA, Parkinsons, CHF, Multi-medical complications, etc.

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18. Sensory Integration
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  • Evaluate and treat elementary school aged children using sensory integration methods in order to facilitate functional outcomes and participation in occupation.
  • Implemented treatments through: therapeutic activities, therapeutic exercises, sensory integration, adaptive strategies/modifications, and patient/caregiver training.
  • Provided a therapeutic approach to handwriting by incorporating Sensory Integration Therapy into each handwriting session.
  • Worked individually with children and adolescents using sensory integration techniques to improve fine/gross motor skills.
  • Advanced training course in sensory integration theory and practice through the University of Southern California
  • Utilized the Developmental, Sensory Integration, and Rehabilitative Models.
  • Home-based early intervention OT, set up sensory integration clinic
  • Provide sensory integration therapy to pediatric cases.
  • Conducted in-services to school system staff on role of OT, sensory integration, and sensory strategies in the classroom.
  • Utilized functional intervention approaches, such as PNF, Developmental, Sensory integration, NDT, etc.
  • Provided in services to instruct teachers on sensory integration techniques to utilize in the classroom setting.
  • Experienced with fine and gross motor intervention, sensory integration, and Handwriting Without Tears.
  • Summer 1996; provided a 3 session in-service to staff on Sensory Integration.
  • Utilized treatment techniques of PNF techniques, sensory integration, and NDT.
  • Designed, planned and managed the implementation of sensory integration gym.
  • Provided school staff with in-service on sensory integration theory and technique.
  • Implemented sensory integration techniques, and adaptive writing tools.
  • provided services for Preschool to High School age children within multiple school based programs provided Sensory Integration Evaluations to Collaborative Schools
  • Utilized a holistic and eclectic approach from developmental, sensory integration, neurodevelopment, and motor learning frames of reference.
  • Utilized Neurodevelopment, Occupational, Cognitive, Behavioral, Sensory Integration and Developmental methods in plan of care.

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19. Sensory Processing
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  • Provide treatment of occupational therapy services in a pediatric outpatient rehabilitation program for children with developmental delays, sensory processing disorder.
  • Contract Occupational Therapist responsible for evaluating and treating children with sensory processing disorders and developmental delays.
  • Coordinated treatment for pediatric clients with sensory processing delays, developmental disorders, and hearing/visual impairments.
  • Provided outpatient occupational therapy services to children with autistic spectrum disorders/ ADHD/ sensory processing disorder.
  • Delivered professional development presentation on sensory processing, executive functioning, and occupational therapy services.
  • Recommend strategies to promote sensory processing and parent-infant interaction during daily routines.
  • Specialize in Autistic Spectrum Disorders and Sensory Processing Disorders.
  • Promoted caregiver involvement and education on sensory processing dysfunction.
  • Evaluated, developed, and implemented treatment plans for children with developmental delays, neurological diagnoses, and sensory processing disorders.
  • Consult with staff/parents on programs to improve fine motor skills, sensory processing skills, and self help skills.
  • Performed evaluations including BOT-2, HELP, Sensory Profile, Sensory Processing Measure, and the Beery VMI.
  • Evaluated and treated pediatric clients for developmental delays, sensory processing, fine motor and visual perceptual delays.
  • Formulated and implemented treatment for children with a myriad of fine motor delays and sensory processing difficulties.
  • Performed treatments for pervasive developmental and sensory processing disorders, fine/gross, and visual motor skills.
  • Assisted in planning a summer camp for school children with sensory processing disorder.
  • Presented to PTA regarding sensory processing and autistic students.
  • Contract based) Volt Wellness Developed and executed individual exercise programs, sensory processing, social and functional self-help skills intervention.
  • Conducted family education regarding sensory processing difficulties * Provided services to Charter schools for school based intervention.
  • Provided coverage for patients with diagnoses such as sensory processing disorder, autism, and trisomy 21.
  • Trained team members (teachers, SLP, PT) in sensory processing and pre-handwriting strategies.

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20. SNF
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  • Provided comprehensive occupational therapy services in a fast-paced 314-bed SNF.
  • Contract occupational therapist working in SNF
  • Out pt/Med-Surg/SNF OT-9/2012 to Present Evaluation, POC /Goal development, for patients in specific settings on the hospital campus.
  • Job requirements included assessment/evaluation and developing plan of care for SNF/rehab patients for long term and short term residents.
  • Managed all OT services for both the education and residential services of multiply handicapped children in a pediatric SNF.
  • Performed evaluations, assessments, and treatments in a short term rehab, and SNF setting.
  • Experience with school based therapy, home health rehabilitation, hospital acute care and SNFS.
  • Performed evaluations, assessments, and treatments in a rehabilitation, and SNF setting.
  • Evaluate and treat adult patients with physical and mental disorders in SNF setting
  • Implemented treatment plans established by the occupational therapist in an SNF setting.
  • Evaluate and treat medically complex patients in a SNF environment.
  • Worked with a multidisciplinary team in SNF and Outpatient units.
  • Lead Occupational Therapist 144 bed SNF, 36 sub-acute beds.
  • Worked in multiple SNF facilities.
  • Worked in SNF's, AL's, IL's and independent homes.
  • Conducted evaluations and set up occupational therapy plans of care for a subacute/SNF population of medicare eligible patients.
  • Evaluated and treated geriatric patients with physical and mental disorders in SNF setting Developed flexibility and independent clinical judgment
  • Performed pre-visit documentation and initial screening of patients in SNF units.
  • Home, SNF, Assissted living environment.
  • Traveled to several different SNF in the Indianapolis area and 2 hour radius providing evaluation and treatment.

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21. Cerebral Palsy
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  • Provided evaluations and treatment for children diagnosed with cerebral palsy, mental retardation and genetic anomalies in an educational setting.
  • Provided occupational therapy for children with various diagnoses such as cerebral palsy, emotionally disturbed, and mental retardation.
  • Provided intervention for children with neurological conditions such as cerebral palsy, developmental disabilities, pervasive developmental disorder.
  • Subcontracted with United Cerebral Palsy Association / Adult Division, providing general evaluation and treatment.
  • Worked with clients with a variety of diagnosis such as ASD, Cerebral Palsy, Developmental delays and other physical disability.
  • Designed bathroom protocol and trained teacher aids and nursing in appropriate lifting techniques for students with cerebral palsy and orthopedic impairments.
  • Treated students ages 5-20 with a range of diagnoses including autism, emotional disturbance, developmental delay and cerebral palsy.
  • Provide service for children with developmental delays, behavioral issues, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, and Intellectual Disability.
  • Worked with many levels of learning disabilities, cerebral palsy, and other physical disabilities throughout the school district.
  • Evaluated and treated children with PDD, cerebral palsy, sensory integrative dysfunction, developmental delay and autism.
  • Designed, implemented, and graded therapeutic activities for four children with cerebral palsy and/or Down syndrome.
  • Treated children with cerebral palsy, autism, and developmental delays in self contained and integrated classrooms.
  • Serviced students with autism, cerebral palsy, down syndrome, and developmental delays.
  • Carried a pediatric caseload consisting of Autism, ADHD, ODD and Cerebral Palsy.
  • Consulted and worked directly with adults with cerebral palsy.
  • Evaluated and treated adults with Cerebral Palsy.
  • Evaluated and Treated with developmental delays ( autism, cerebral palsy, ADHD, handwriting) at 5 schools.
  • Worked with children with autism, developmental delays, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, learning disorders, ect.
  • treated patients with autism, down's syndrome, cerebral palsy and learning disabilities.
  • Worked with the following: Down Syndrome, Autism, Dyspraxia, Dysgraphia, Cerebral Palsy, and Developmental Delay.

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22. Occupational Therapy Assistants
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  • Supervised certified occupational therapy assistants, students and occupational therapy staff as a Director of Occupational Therapy.
  • Manage Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants to assure service delivery is provided according to plan of care.
  • Provide supervision to certified occupational therapy assistants, interns, and prospective occupational therapy students.
  • Provided evaluation, skilled intervention and supervision of treatment provided by certified occupational therapy assistants.
  • Managed a high-volume caseload and organized the daily schedules of occupational therapy assistants and patients.
  • Directed practice of occupational therapy assistants to ensure compliance with documentation and continuity of care.
  • Provide supervision to 2+ certified occupational therapy assistants in documentation and treatment plan objectives.
  • Supervised and educated Occupational Therapy assistants and supervised fieldwork of students.
  • Supervised up to 5 certified occupational therapy assistants in 2 facilities.
  • Provided supervision of certified occupational therapy assistants and mentored students.
  • Provide supervision for occupational therapy assistants at multiple facilities.
  • Perform direct supervision to occupational therapy assistants.
  • Supervised and counseled Occupational Therapy Assistants.
  • Supervised two Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants.
  • Supervised three Occupational Therapy Assistants to ensure proper carryover of treatment plan and ongoing training to ensure successful outcomes.
  • Consult with certified occupational therapy assistants regarding the child s progress and plan of care.
  • Collaborate with certified occupational therapy assistants for treatment, team conference, and discharge planning.
  • Provided, directed, and supervised occupational therapy assistants consistent with the plan of care.
  • Evaluate the pediatric population and supervise Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTAs).
  • Coordinated therapy staff education Supervise certified occupational therapy assistants Received certification in Adult NDT training

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23. Dementia
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  • Provide caregiver education on dementia care and home health aide training/supervision in order to maximize carry- over and patient recovery.
  • Experienced using Cognitive Disabilities Model and performing cognitive assessments for treating patients with dementia.
  • Monitored, Identified, Resolved Behavioral Problems Associated with Dual Diagnosis of Dementia/Psychosis.
  • Delivered direct rehabilitative and dementia capable care to residents with varied diagnoses.
  • Establish dementia management program through staff education of Allen Cognitive Assessment.
  • Implemented and educated staff in organized program to promote self-soothing and decrease harmful behaviors on ward with patients with advanced dementia.
  • Performed evaluations and treatments with neurological, orthopedic, cardiac and dementia patients for skilled sub-acute and long term care.
  • Assessed the effects of lighting, sound levels, and labeling for people with dementia's access to their living environment
  • Care for between 11 and 13 patients primarily with dementia, fractures, joint replacement, cardiac conditions or strokes.
  • Provided unit-wide training on motivational interviewing, team building, combating burn-out and working with the dementia population.
  • Educated and trained caregivers on sensory strategies to improve quality of life for patients with dementia.
  • Direct care with mainly elderly individuals with dementia, cardiac, orthopedic, and respiratory precautions.
  • Designed and educated treatment plans for geriatric patients with dementia and related disease processes.
  • Worked with patients that suffered from dementia to improving strengthening skills.
  • Gained valuable experience working with the dementia population.
  • Worked with dementia patients on locked unit.
  • Managed a range of 3-5 COTAs handling a large caseload consisting of Dementia unit, LTC unit, and Rehab-to-home unit.
  • Implemented treatment programs including FTF Nautilus strengthening, Dementia, and Incontinence Care.
  • Provided OT services/assessments for patients with dementia, CVAs, orthopedic injuries, visual and perceptual deficits, and cardiopulmonary pathologies.
  • Mixed caseload includes orthopedic, neuro, vent/trach, long term care, dementia, and multiple medical diagnoses.

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24. Durable Medical Equipment
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  • Facilitated the ordering of necessary durable medical equipment through collaboration with doctors, medical supply companies and insurance agencies.
  • Execute home safety assessments and provide recommendations for durable medical equipment and adaptive equipment appropriate for individual and environment.
  • Evaluate homes for safety, efficiency, energy conservation and make recommendations for adaptations and needed durable medical equipment
  • Recommended and ordered durable medical equipment/adaptive equipment for maximizing patient safety and increasing independence in daily tasks.
  • Assess and order necessary adaptive equipment and durable medical equipment required for discharge.
  • Recommend the appropriate durable medical equipment to promote independence and safety.
  • Managed the ordering and distribution of durable medical equipment.
  • Evaluate and place orders for adaptive equipment/durable medical equipment.
  • Educated patients on safety with durable medical equipment, proper body mechanics, home management, and adaptive equipment.
  • Educated and guided clients in the use of various adaptive equipment and durable medical equipment.
  • Trained patients in use of durable medical equipment; completed related Medicare and Medicaid forms.
  • Instructed patients with permanent disabilities in the use of adaptive and durable medical equipment.
  • Assessed home safety, the need for modifications and durable medical equipment.
  • Created treatment plans and prescriptions for mobility devices and durable medical equipment.
  • Assess and provide equipment and Durable medical equipment.
  • Trained with activities of daily living and safety Procured and trained patient and family with durable medical equipment
  • Recommended helpful assistive devices and durable medical equipment to make the patient's home environment more accessible and safe.
  • Established professional relationships with vendors, to meet patient's needs for orthotics and durable medical equipment.
  • Assist in obtaining needed assistive devices and durable medical equipment.
  • Evaluated and treated subacute patients, including family teaching, ordering durable medical equipment, and collaboration with other disciplines.

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26. Level II
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  • Level II trauma center, provided therapy in both acute care and inpatient rehabilitation settings to primarily adult and elderly populations
  • Supervised occupational therapy students during level I and level II fieldwork affiliations.
  • Supervised occupational therapy assistants and level II students in therapeutic intervention.
  • Supervised and mentored level II Occupational Therapy students.
  • Completed Spices workshop training, mentored level II students, developed and coordinated student programs.
  • Supervised Level I and Level II fieldwork students, as well as volunteers.
  • Developed student supervision training program for level II students from Mount Mary University.
  • Restore Therapy (Skilled Nursing facilities) December 2013-present Level II Fieldwork Experience:
  • Mentored new therapists and Level I and Level II occupational therapy students.
  • Served as clinical instructor for Level I and Level II students.
  • Host Level I and Level II OT and OTA fieldwork students
  • Hired after completing Level II OT fieldwork at RWSIR.
  • Supervised Level I and Level II fieldwork students.
  • Supervised a Level II Fieldwork student.
  • Level II fieldwork Clinical Instructor.
  • Level II Fieldwork in an inpatient/outpatient mental health facility Provided Occupational Therapy services under licensed Occupational Therapist
  • Supervised staff COTAs and provided clinical instruction for Level I and Level II interns.
  • Level I and Level II OT students, and pre-OT students.
  • Level II Fieldwork in the inpatient rehabilitation department Worked on the Neurological Unit Provided Occupational Therapy services under licensed Occupational Therapist
  • Level II Hippotherapy/Equine Assisted Therapy and Home Health Services (Adults &Pediatrics)-Comprehensive Private Clinic with Home Health Services

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27. Spinal Cord Injury
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  • Perform appropriate evaluations and interventions for other populations including orthopedic, spinal cord injury, amputations, cardiac, and pulmonary.
  • Have completed rotations in cardiac/pulmonary, orthopedics, and spinal cord injury
  • Serviced inpatient neurological unit with specialty in spinal cord injury.
  • Worked with adults with diagnoses involving; Shoulder pain, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Cerebral Vascular Accident, Spinal Cord Injury.
  • Complete evaluation and treatment of patients with spinal cord injury, CVA, TBI, cardiopulmonary or other orthopedic diagnoses
  • Evaluated and treated traumatic brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury, amputee, orthopedic and burn units.
  • Provided OT evaluations and treatment for all age groups, with spinal cord injury or related neurological diagnoses.
  • Provided direct patient care, with emphasis on stroke, TBI, and spinal cord injury rehabilitation.
  • Participated in the treatment of patients with various brain injury, spinal cord injury, or CV.
  • Developed a training manual for OT/PT students and staff covering the basics of spinal cord injury rehab.
  • Provide comprehensive OT services for individuals with traumatic brain and spinal cord injury in their home environment.
  • Staff, Senior and Supervisory positions for Spinal Cord Injury, Burn unit and acute hospital services.
  • Included treatments of neurological dysfunction, orthopedic dysfunction, spinal cord injury, head injury and pediatrics.
  • Evaluated and treated patients with stroke, traumatic brain injury, and spinal cord injury.
  • Served as a liaison with the director of University of Utah spinal cord injury rehabilitation.
  • Served as head of the Spinal Cord Injury Team.
  • Evaluated and treated adults with spinal cord injury.
  • Worked on a spinal cord injury unit.
  • Staff therapist in Spinal cord injury unit
  • Specialized in spinal cord injury neurological disorders including CVA, TBI, and Guillian- Barre.

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28. Group Therapy Sessions
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  • Observed individual and group therapy sessions of children of various different physical and cognitive levels* Assisted in individual and group therapy sessions
  • Encouraged social interaction among patients with group therapy sessions to promote psycho-social wellness for improved participation in therapeutic interventions.
  • Provided therapy in individual sessions and group therapy sessions.
  • Treated 8-12 patients/day; facilitated group therapy sessions
  • Led 45-minute group therapy sessions focusing on improving stress coping skills and interpersonal skills for 10 women in drug and alcohol rehabilitation
  • Organized and conducted various group therapy sessions, Alcohol Anonymous sessions, stress management and counseling sessions.
  • Design, coordinate and run group therapy sessions in our inpatient behavioral health units.
  • Evaluated, re-evaluated, planed and implemented 1:1 and group therapy sessions with students.
  • Established treatment programs and carried out individual and group therapy sessions.
  • Group therapy sessions were designed and performed with patients.
  • Observed and co-lead adult mental health group therapy sessions.
  • Provide supervision to COTAs, administered evaluations, conducted individual and group therapy sessions in skilled nursing facility.
  • Deliver individual and group therapy sessions Attend meetings, such as faculty meetings, special education meetings and parent-teacher conferences.
  • Fall Session/97 Goodwill Senior Center Milwaukee, WI Level I Fieldwork (Psychosocial) Planned and implemented group therapy sessions.
  • Devise Discharge planning Supervision of COTA's Organizing and implementing group therapy sessions
  • Coordinated & assisted with group therapy sessions (ie.

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  • Assessed and treated home-bound patients with a variety of disorders (hip-replacements, dementia, Parkinson's disease).
  • Major diagnosis included: CVA, Arthritis, Parkinson's disease, Dementia, Orthopedic injuries and fractures.
  • Functioned as staff and registry Occupational Therapist for evaluation and treatment of patients in Parkinson Outreach Program.
  • Specialize in Parkinson's Disease and am certified in PWR (Parkinson's Wellness Recovery).
  • Star certified (cancer rehabilitation) and BIG certified (Parkinson's rehabilitation).
  • Specialize in Parkinson's Disease (certified in PWR).
  • Specialized in providing care to patients with Parkinson's disease.
  • Trained in LSVT BIG program for Parkinson's patients
  • Provided comprehensive care to patients with Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy, Fibromyalgia, Parkinson's disease and Tourette syndrome.

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30. OTR
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  • Worked as sole OTR responsible for both long-term care unit and short term acute rehab where 75% patients/staff were Spanish-speaking.
  • Reviewed available resident information of evaluation performed by OTR & the impact of this information on the assessment and treatment process.
  • Lead therapist to a staff of four OTR's and provided school-based OT services to students age five through 26.
  • Modified the occupational therapy treatment plan and goals according to the patient ability/response as directed by the supervising OTR.
  • Help with the activities the OTR planned to help the individuals and/or the individual's families achieve their goals.
  • Supervised 2 OTR's/1 COTA, conducted meetings and peer reviews, and encouraged professional development.
  • Assumed full responsibility of an inpatient case load under the supervision of an OTR/L,.
  • Assisted the OTR with getting participation from the individuals in the session.
  • Collaborate with OTR on short and long term goals of each resident.
  • Evaluated and treated residents of the nursing home under the supervision of OTR
  • Help with activities for the individuals that the OTR planned.
  • Contract OTR at facilities that include LTC and Rehab Hospitals.
  • Screened patients for possible (OT, ST, & PT) services under the direction of the OTR.
  • Performed in collaboration with OTR in preparation for discharge patient and family trainings to ensure a safe and appropriate transition home.
  • Managed up to 4 COTAs as single OTR on a 24 bed unit, including productivity requirements and census demands.
  • Worked as a substitute OTR at Cloverdale Developmental Center.
  • Provided by Elizabeth Maglari; MS, OTR/L, BCP, SIPT Certified, NDT Trained.
  • Full time OTR in home health
  • Full time OTR in skilled nursing home ;supervise COTAs.
  • Worked as a traveling OTR in three multi-ethnic skilled nursing facilities in Los Angeles, California

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31. Functional Mobility
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Here's how Functional Mobility is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Collaborate with other disciplines to promote maximum functional potential with activities of daily living and functional mobility for the patients.
  • Evaluate and initiate skilled occupational therapy intervention in order to facilitate improved ADL functional mobility performance.
  • Assisted patients with functional mobility training and conditioning exercises to promote functional independence.
  • Transfer training functional mobility, self-care training, upper extremity strengthening and positioning.
  • Perform Functional Mobility Evaluation and prescribe electric wheelchair components.
  • Provided ADL training, HEP instruction, ROM/strengthening, post-stroke rehabilitation, transfer/functional mobility training, and adaptive equipment.
  • Implement treatment strategies to improve resident independence in ADL s, IADL s, and functional mobility.
  • Assisted patients with physical movements and functional mobility to help restore function and lessen pain and disability.
  • Make recommendations on appropriate adaptive equipment to increase ADL's and allow for safe functional mobility.
  • Help patients increase their functional mobility in order to increase independence during ADL's.
  • Provide ADL, IADL, and functional mobility training.
  • Provide goal directed activity, oriented treatment to promote optimum independence in self-care, functional mobility and daily life tasks.
  • Provide education and training to patients and family on in home safety to promote independence with ADLs and functional mobility.
  • Completed home visits to evaluate patient's level of function for self care, functional mobility and home management tasks.
  • Home Health Evaluation and treatment including functional mobility and health maintenance for seniors and adults with disabilities.
  • Provide caregiver training and education for carryover of safe ADLs and functional mobility in home environment.
  • Evaluated and treated ADLs, functional mobility, cognition, visual perception and upper extremity function.
  • Issued adaptive equipment and/or devices to increase patient's independence with ADLs and functional mobility.
  • Facilitated ADLs and assisted patients with functional mobility to increase comfort and quality of life.
  • Complete evaluations of: ADLs using FIM rating scale, functional mobility, cognition, visual perception and upper extremity function.

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32. Speech Therapy
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  • Collaborated with patients/caregivers/family, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech therapy professionals, nurses, and the nurse-practitioner.
  • Participate as an active member of a multidisciplinary therapy team including physical therapy, speech therapy and rehabilitation techs.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary team including physical therapy, speech therapy, skilled nursing and activities director.
  • Developed developmentally appropriate physical, occupational, and speech therapy plans of care.
  • Improved efficiency and time management of monthly paperwork for the OT/PT/Speech therapy departments
  • Coordinated and performed co-treatment with physical and speech therapy.
  • Conducted co-treatment with physical therapy and speech therapy
  • Collaborate with other disciplines (psychiatry, physical therapy, speech therapy and nursing) and family/care givers regarding patient care.
  • Collaborated with nursing, social work, physical therapy, and speech therapy in order to provide exceptional patient care.
  • Assisted speech therapy patients in functioning adequately in home, community and school environments.
  • Co-treated and worked closely with physical and speech therapy to maximize patient performance.
  • Implemented a Restorative Dining Program with Nursing, Dietary and Speech Therapy.
  • Retain Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy staff for facility.
  • Assisted speech therapy in forming new therapeutic meal group as well as training to implement safe environment for patients.

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33. Initial Evaluations
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  • Reviewed referrals and records, performed and documented initial evaluations, and determined appropriate treatment course.
  • Conduct bimonthly initial evaluations and develop relevant goals and objectives for qualifying students.
  • Performed individual initial evaluations, charted progress and assisted in discharge summaries.
  • Performed initial evaluations, re-evaluations and discharge planning for the geriatric population.
  • Assisted during initial evaluations and discharges in addition to everyday therapy.
  • Completed initial evaluations, triennial evaluations, screening and observations.
  • Performed initial evaluations, developed goals and implemented treatment plans.
  • Complete initial evaluations, re-certifications and discharge summaries.
  • Completed initial evaluations, three-year re-evaluations, annual reviews, and observation screens for students with various diagnoses.
  • Provide initial evaluations, re-evaluations and treatments to acute care patients (from young adults to geriatrics).
  • Preform initial evaluations and annual reevaluations, specific to adaptation needs for independence in the home and community.
  • Completed initial evaluations and plans of treatment for incoming admissions from hospitals in the region.
  • Prepared initial evaluations, treatment plans and subsequent progress notes on a timely basis.
  • Conducted screenings, initial evaluations, and re-assessments on children 0-12 years old.
  • Conducted initial evaluations and created appropriate goals and treatment plans for clients.
  • Complete initial evaluations and daily treatments, while collaborating with PT/SLP/nursing.
  • Performed initial evaluations, including biomechanical, occupation based, and cognitive assessments.
  • Utilized Casamba for all documentation including initial evaluations and entering minutes/units.
  • Case Manager for 15 to 20 clients Conducting initial evaluations, re-evaluations, and ongoing assessment for clients.
  • Provide comprehensive occupational therapy evaluations and services Determine need for assistive equipment and training Documentation performed: Initial evaluations and progress notes

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  • Assisted with program development within the rehabilitation department based on population diagnosis and needs within the facility.
  • Participated in interdisciplinary team meetings, program development and assisted in conversion to electronic record keeping.
  • Participated in multidisciplinary meetings, participated in program development, assisted in managing the PPS system.
  • Contribute to program development, quality improvement, and productivity enhancement, including staff in-services.
  • Supervised three staff therapists and directed the process of addressing customer-focused program development needs.
  • Supported program development by supervising Level I Occupational Therapy students.
  • Key member of multidisciplinary team promoting program development.
  • Participated in program development in several service settings, including acute, outpatient, nursing home.
  • Key member of the program development team to establish a pediatric outpatient program and service delivery.
  • Experience with Part B program development, Adolescent group therapy, and wellness.
  • Program development and marketing of the OT department and profession at all locations.
  • Program development in area of pediatrics; In-service training to community groups.
  • Involved in community outreach committee, as well as program development.
  • Program development experience, marketing, and MCIU supervisor.
  • Promote program development through participation on technology, educator evaluator and hiring committees.
  • Program development Functional assessments for Medicaid recipients with various diagnoses and all ages
  • Program development: created pre-driving skills assessment program and conduct evaluations for people with disabilities or aging adults.
  • Assisted the Clinical Supervisor at the time with patient assignments and clinical program development initiatives.
  • Staff, Nursing and Therapist In-services Program Development
  • Program Development at this new agency Monthly In-services for the Residents Resident Education Staff/Nursing Education In-services

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35. Hand Therapy
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Here's how Hand Therapy is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Fabricated work capacity evaluation tools and hand therapy exercise tools.
  • Designed and implemented hand therapy/splinting and ergonomic programs.
  • Provided direct OT services to inpatients and outpatients including hand therapy, rehabilitation, work -hardening.
  • Hand therapy and NDT for adults and SI for children with neurological and sensory issues.
  • Provided hand therapy targeted to increase function, joint mobility, strength, and endurance.
  • Provided hand therapy on a PRN basis depending on the caseload.
  • Assisted in development and marketing of hand therapy program.
  • Hand Therapy, Acute Rehabilitation, Long Term Care
  • Developed and managed the outpatient hand therapy program.
  • Worked with adult and pediatric populations with varying diagnoses to include pulmonary rehab and occasional hand therapy.
  • Hand therapy in outpatient and acute settings within the hospital Treatment of orthopedic and neurological diagnoses including splinting and wound care
  • Implemented basic hand therapy and iontophoresis, improving patient care at an average cost savings of $18,000 per quarter.
  • VOLUNTEER Managed and developed anatomy and contradiction station at UNE hand therapy workshop.
  • Worked in hand therapy clinic and fabricated a wide variety of orthoses.
  • Worked full time in hand therapy clinic.
  • Hand Therapy - Development of hand therapy unit in orthopedic surgery upper extremity dept..
  • Provided hand therapy and splinting services for arthritis, carpal tunnel, tendonitis, and spasticity management.
  • Provided Craniosacral and Myofascial Release modalities to persons with chronic pain and hand therapy in an outpatient setting.
  • Assist in optimizing patients outcome Home Safety Assessment Pain management, Neuro Rehab/ Hand Therapy
  • Full time Clinician III: Inpatient Outpatient Hand Therapy Head Injury Day Treatment Program

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36. Clinical Staff
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Here's how Clinical Staff is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Provided weekly education to clinical staff regarding changes needed in documentation to improve results.
  • Evaluate and treat patients in home health settings Served as liaison between management, clinical staff and the community.
  • Provided allied-health clinical staff training and leadership for interdisciplinary team members.
  • Maintain communication with clinical staff providing updates and changes in schedules, patient data or needs, and physician orders.

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37. Copd
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Here's how Copd is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Provided occupational therapy services for acute care patients for diagnoses such as CVA, hip fracture, brain injury, COPD.
  • Treat patients with varied diagnoses including CVA, TBI, fractures, COPD, CHF, amputations and after surgery.
  • Performed home health evaluations and treatments for patients with Alzheimer's, orthopedic impairments, COPD, and CHF.
  • Experience treating: dementia, COPD, joint replacements, CVA, CHF, and orthopedic conditions
  • Provided Occupational Therapy services to patients diagnosed with CHF, COPD, CVA.
  • Work with neurological, orthopedic, cardiac, CHF, COPD.
  • Provided coverage in outpatient setting, treating mostly COPD patients.
  • General Medical patients - COPD, cardiac, debility.
  • Treated patients with general deconditioning, COPD, hip replacements, cancer, leg amputations, stroke and neurological deficits.
  • Worked on rehab unit evaluating and treating pts post stroke, TKA, THA, general debilitation and COPD.
  • Assisted in program development for outpatient pediatrics, Lymphedema program, and COPD program
  • Evaluated dementia patients and the majority of other neuro, ortho and COPD patients.

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38. Assistive Technology
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Here's how Assistive Technology is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Collaborated and consulted with teachers, parents and students regarding educational plans, settings and assistive technology.
  • Adapt and modify the environment including assistive technology and training instructional staff to meet individual needs of students
  • Conducted formal training in occupational therapy, assistive technology, breathing techniques, and adaptive equipment.
  • Determined needs for assistive technology devices to accommodate student disability in classroom or vocational environment.
  • Evaluated and recommended assistive technology devices (mobility devices and computer access input devices).
  • Develop and implement assistive technology program to facilitate functional communication and environmental adaptation.
  • Conducted evaluations, provided accommodations and support related to assistive technology student needs.
  • Provided individuals with developmental disabilities assistive technology to increase independence in the home.
  • Provided appropriate recommendations for student accommodations, adapted equipment and assistive technology.
  • Participated in the development of the Interdisciplinary Training Program in Assistive Technology.
  • Provided training in a variety of adaptive equipment and assistive technology devices.
  • Provide recommendations for assistive technology when necessary.
  • Implemented computers and various assistive technology devices to address the child's specific needs and Individual Education Plan (IEP).
  • Conducted facial (Taping) techniques, splint prescription and designing, assistive technology prescription, designing, and modification.
  • Implemented assessment for assistive technology with follow through on promoting optimal use of technology with parent and child.
  • Interacted as a team to evaluate and implement treatment pertaining to computers and assistive technology.
  • Use of adaptive equipment and assistive technology to improve client independence.
  • Involved in all assistive technology assessments for my clients.
  • Attended a variety of meetings, but not limited to IEP's, Transition Meetings, and Assistive Technology Meetings.
  • Experience with high tech assistive technology "Jouse2" device used to access computer through mouth.

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39. Adhd
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Here's how Adhd is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Developed Handwriting program and Interactive Metronome program for children with ADD/ADHD/Sensory Integration challenges.
  • Provided intervention to students with multiple disabilities, including autism, cerebral palsy, ADD/ADHD and other health impairments.
  • Experience treating children with Learning Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities, ADHD, Speech-Language Impairments, Autism, Other Health-related Issues
  • Participated in activities and exercises with children with autism and ADHD to learn more about developmental disabilities.
  • Observed and worked with children with autism and ADHD on gross and fine motor skills and sensory integration
  • Utilized a sensory integrative approach in conditions such as ADD, ADHD, developmental delays,.
  • Designed and implemented treatment plans for students with anxiety, ADHD, Autism and learning disorders.
  • Worked with Learning disabilities, slow learners and ADHD.
  • Treated children with PDD, ADD, ADHD, ODD, SPD, downs syndrome, specific learning and developmental delays.
  • Evaluated and treated children with various diagnoses, including autism, hypotonia, ADHD, and developmental delays.
  • Evaluate & treat pediatric patients Diagnoses included: CP, ASD, ADD/ADHD, Developmental Delays, SID
  • Attended continuing education courses on sensory processing disorders and autism, ADHD and Asperger's Syndrome.
  • Worked with individuals with mental retardation, autism, ADHD, and Asperger's Syndrome.
  • Assisted OT with youth and adult with disabilities Gained knowledge of the different disabilities (Autism, ADHD, Spinal stenosis)

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40. Social Workers
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Here's how Social Workers is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Coordinated with social workers/case managers providing equipment and continuum of care recommendations upon patient discharge.
  • Worked directly with physicians, social workers, and nurses to perform discharge planning and establish appropriate placement with community agencies.
  • Collaborated with other therapist, doctors, nurses and social workers to improve the quality of life for geriatric patients.
  • Completed discharge summaries through consultation with physicians, nurses, social workers and assures the implementation of home exercise plans.
  • Worked closely with a team of doctors, social workers, and families to provide the best level of care
  • Involved in a team approach collaborating with doctors, surgeons, nurses, therapists, social workers and caregivers.
  • Participated in weekly interdisciplinary meetings involving doctors, nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists, and social workers.
  • Participated in interdisciplinary meetings with physicians, physical therapist, speech language pathologists, nurses, and social workers.
  • Collaborated with nursing, therapy staff, doctors, and social workers to provide patient with optimal services.
  • Attended family meetings involving social workers, the patient, and family members to discuss discharge planning.
  • Attended interdisciplinary meetings with nurses, physicians, social workers, dietary and other therapeutic staff.
  • Collaborate with patients and their families, PT and ST, social workers, and nursing.
  • Attended team conferences weekly, collaborated with Physical Therapists, MD's, Social Workers.
  • Participate in daily rounds alongside physicians, pharmacists, RN's, and social workers.
  • Communicated with Social Workers and Physicians regarding appropriate D/C plan.
  • Presented patient information and recommendations to medical staff Worked with insurance and social workers to maintain payments for ongoing care
  • Collaborated productively with physiatrists, nursing staff, physical therapists, and social workers in accomplishing common goals.
  • Translated for NP, nursing, and social workers for Korean speaking patients and their families.
  • Participated in interdisciplinary meetings with physicians, nurses, PTs, and social workers.
  • Worked with many different state workers and Social workers, Forster parents and Psychologist.

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41. Special Needs
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Here's how Special Needs is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Collaborate and push in with elementary school teachers and teacher aides with regards to children in their classroom with special needs.
  • Plan, organize, and conduct occupational therapy treatment plans and interventions in school settings to children with special needs.
  • Evaluated and Implemented plan of care through individual educational program for special needs children.
  • Evaluated and treated children with special needs and behavioral disorders within the school system.
  • Supervised one on one, dyadic and group activities for kids with special needs.
  • Act as Shadow teacher for children with special needs in the inclusion program.
  • Worked in Non-Public School setting treating students with unique and special needs.
  • Evaluate & re-evaluate children with special needs for inclusion & mainstreaming.
  • Provide evaluation, treatment and IEP development for special needs students.
  • Evaluate and treat special needs population from birth-3 years old.
  • Delivered OT treatment to special needs children 18 months-13 years.
  • Served special needs children aged 0-3 and their families.
  • Evaluate & re-evaluate children with special needs.
  • Treat and evaluate students with special needs.
  • Experience with special needs children.
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary team to assess appropriate placement and modifications for students with special needs.
  • Developed and implemented individualized education program (IEP) for students with special needs as a part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Provide school-based therapy for students (pre-school through high school) with learning disabilities and other special needs.
  • Evaluate and develop Individualized Educational Treatment Plans (IEP) Treat special needs children under an IEP.
  • Excelled in ability to customize/adapt conventional OT techniques to meet the special needs of individual patients.

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42. Physical Disabilities
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Here's how Physical Disabilities is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Provided Occupational Therapy services for patients/clients with cognitive impairment, physical disabilities or developmental challenges and limitations.
  • Restructured occupational therapy program from craft and psychiatric emphasis to physical disabilities and rehabilitation.
  • Help patients with physical disabilities using therapeutic activities in order to promote fast recovery.
  • Provided Occupational Therapy evaluation and treatment for individuals with physical disabilities with rehabilitation.
  • Conducted individual therapy/ADL sessions for clients with various physical disabilities.
  • Performed evaluations and treatments to children with physical disabilities.
  • Aided and counseled patients adjusting to permanent physical disabilities.
  • Assisted individuals with physical disabilities.
  • Evaluated and developed Individualized Education Plans (IEP's) for students aged 3-21 years district-wide with developmental and physical disabilities.
  • Job Responsibilities: Provide evaluation and treatment in a variety of settings, serving both pediatric and adult physical disabilities.
  • Worked with physical therapists and other team members to assess wheelchair needs for people with severe physical disabilities.
  • Evaluate, assess, and treat adults with neurological and physical disabilities in a skilled nursing facility.
  • Create and implement treatment protocols for children who are blind and visually impaired with other physical disabilities.
  • LEAD OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST Evaluate and treat clients with Behavioral/Mental Health and physical disabilities per treatment plan.
  • Evaluated and treated patients with a wide range of physical disabilities.
  • Evaluated and screened clients with various physical disabilities and mental conditions.
  • Contributed to creating special education programs which involved multi-handicapped children with a wide variety of physical disabilities and emotional disturbances.
  • Evaluate and treat geriatric patient population with physical disabilities, orthopedic injuries, neurologic disturbances, and debility.
  • Observed and assisted in the treatment of children with developmental and physical disabilities * Led smalls groups of students in play-based activities
  • Evaluate and treat patients with physical disabilities per MD orders Submit progress notes in a timely manner.

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43. ICU
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Here's how ICU is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Participated collaboratively and articulately with multidisciplinary teams and parents.
  • Assisted in developing multiple disciplined early mobilization program and staff education in ICU equipment.
  • Provide adaptations to curriculum and environment as needed.
  • Implemented and coordinated Educational assessment and curriculum planning programs
  • Participate in program planning and curriculum design.
  • Lead and developed aquatic therapy groups for children ages 3 to 10 with sensory, strength, and socialization difficulties.
  • Performed assessments and evaluation on children in a variety of settings including NICU, PICU, inpatient and outpatient.
  • Assist teachers in adapting or modifying the student's classroom environment, materials, and curricula.
  • Served patients in the ICU, general floors and on the dedicated SNF unit.
  • Conducted feeding groups to address a variety of feeding difficulties; provided parent training.
  • Experience in orthopedic, general med surge, CV ICU and ICU patients.
  • Integrated Handwriting Without Tears handwriting program into the school's curriculum.
  • Trained OT students during pediatric field work practicum.
  • Use of the Handwriting Without Tears curriculum.
  • Mentor new hires on difficult cases
  • Work with administrators and educational staff in developing RTI programs for students demonstrating difficulties with fine motor and visual moto
  • Staff OT in NICU & performed OPMs on all ages (0-18y/o) with Radiologist & Speech Pathologist
  • Worked as member of a transdisiplinary team, providing home based services to a multicultural population.
  • Develop and carry out various sensory diets for students with sensory processing difficulties.
  • Implemented and coordinated Educational assessment and curriculum planning programs Organized intramural events and educational outings Conducted workshops for parents and professionals

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44. Student Learning
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Here's how Student Learning is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Educate school staff on effective techniques to promote a successful classroom environment for optimal student learning.
  • Plan and implement appropriate treatment to meet individual student learning objectives.
  • Collaborated with pre-K to fifth-grade teachers to support student learning.

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45. Orthopedics
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Here's how Orthopedics is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Work collaboratively with orthopedics, family practice, pediatrics, and physical therapy to provide inter-disciplinary treatment.
  • Provided occupational therapy services in an inpatient acute care setting with an emphasis on orthopedics.
  • Worked closely with Orthopedics for post-surgical upper extremity/hand patient treatment.
  • Provide therapeutic intervention for short-term rehabilitation, orthopedics, acute care, swing bed, and outpatients with various diagnoses.
  • Observed and assisted occupational and physical therapy colleagues in a variety of inpatient ward settings, including stroke and orthopedics.
  • Worked with patients in inpatient and outpatient medicine, surgery, plastics, burns, and orthopedics clinical areas.
  • Completed rotations in the following departments: Pediatrics, Orthopedics, Neurology, Cardiology and Psychology.
  • Care with emphasis in geriatrics, orthopedics, neurological and a variety of diagnosis.
  • Evaluated and Treated patients in outpatient setting for head injuries and upper extremity orthopedics.
  • Covered Orthopedics, Neurology, PMU, Acute care and Pediatrics.
  • Skilled in pediatrics, spinal cord & orthopedics.
  • Direct treatment of orthopedics and hand therapy.
  • Create individualized treatment plans for variety of diagnosis: orthopedics, general deconditioning, neurological, respiratory failure, etc.
  • skilled Nursing Facility servicing in-patient and out patient adults, primary focus orthopedics and multiple medical diagnoses.
  • Experience in Med Surg, Orthopedics/Trauma, Neurology, Cardiac, and Critical Care; including SCI, TBI and CVA.
  • worked as an OT in variety settings including acute care, outpatient orthopedics & geriatrics, burn care and pediatrics.
  • Worked in all areas within the hospital setting including rehab, acute care, outpatient orthopedics and bedside pediatrics.
  • Worked in the areas of neuro rehabilitation, hand therapy, orthopedics.
  • Time off from HDR 2007 - 2008 to work at St.Cloud Orthopedics.
  • Skilled Nursing/Rehabilitation Setting Specific areas of treatment: Orthopedics, CVA, Dementia, COPD Documentation: Electronic

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46. Alzheimer
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Here's how Alzheimer is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Provided caregiver education for Alzheimer's/dementia care.
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer's, and Multiple Sclerosis.
  • Evaluated and treated patients/residents with a variety of diagnoses including, orthopedic and neurological injuries as well as Alzheimer's Disease.
  • Conducted community awareness programs on Alzheimer's Dementia, Safety in the Home, and the Prevention of Falls.
  • Evaluated and treated patients affected by Stroke, TBI, Dementia, Alzheimer, Parkinson disease etc.
  • Worked with individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer=s, other cognitive impairments, and various mental illnesses.
  • Conducted several home visits to the patients with stroke, Alzheimer s and Parkinson s.
  • Treated short-term Rehab patients as well as Alzheimer long-term residents.
  • Received Alzheimer's Association Excellence in Care giving award.
  • Focus: Mental Health and Alzheimer's Patients
  • Treated diagnoses included: CVA, head injury, orthopedic conditions, Alzheimer's and contracture management.
  • Advanced education and experience with Dementia/Alzheimer's and Allen Cognitive Subtests.

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47. Down Syndrome
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Here's how Down Syndrome is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Worked with 3 students once a week; conditions included behavioral disorders, developmental delays, Down Syndrome, among others.
  • Provided occupational therapy services for children with autism, ADHD, cerebral palsy and Down Syndrome in a school-based setting.
  • Provided occupational therapy services to outpatient pediatric population for children with cleft palate, Down syndrome and autism.
  • Worked with diagnosis of Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit Disorder, Genesis and Down Syndrome, Autims and Sensory Disorders.
  • Experience with Autism, Mental Retardation, Developmental Delay, Down Syndrome, and Asperger's.
  • Worked with patients diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Down Syndrome and intellectual difficulties.

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48. Orthopedic Conditions
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Here's how Orthopedic Conditions is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Supplied adult clients in a skilled nursing facility with cardiopulmonary, neurological, and orthopedic conditions with high-quality occupational therapy services.
  • Provision of direct occupational therapy services for patients with neurological and orthopedic conditions in a post-acute, skilled nursing setting.
  • Utilized specialized training to enhance functionally based treatment of patients and to share techniques for neurological and orthopedic conditions.
  • Provided outpatient occupational therapy evaluation and treatment services to pediatric clients with a variety of neurological and orthopedic conditions.
  • Experience included evaluation and treatment of individuals with a variety of neurological, psychological, and/or orthopedic conditions.
  • Treated a variety of upper extremity orthopedic conditions, including fractures, tendon and nerve repairs, and cumulative trauma disorders.
  • Implemented various treatment methods for clients with neurological, pulmonary, cardiac, and orthopedic conditions, amputations, and cancer.
  • Experience with patients with neurological, cardiac, surgical orthopedic conditions, in acute care and rehabilitation settings.
  • Evaluate and treat patients with a wide range of neurological and orthopedic conditions across four clinics.
  • Worked with various diagnoses including, generalized weakness, orthopedic conditions, cancers, and trauma.
  • Conducted outpatient and inpatient therapy with patients with burns, sports injuries and other orthopedic conditions.
  • Treated patients with neurological, medical, and orthopedic conditions from young adulthood to seniors.
  • Fabricated custom splints for patients with arthritis and orthopedic conditions or injuries.
  • Evaluated and planned treatment for patients with a variety of orthopedic conditions.
  • Evaluate and treat medically complex patients including cardiac, respiratory, neurological, oncology, bariatric and orthopedic conditions.
  • March 2010 Occupational Therapist Provided full time occupational therapy evaluations and treatment to outpatients with neurological and orthopedic conditions.
  • Conducted screening and evaluation for geriatric patients having various neurologic and orthopedic conditions.
  • Evaluated and Treated individuals with physical dysfunction due to neurologic and orthopedic conditions.
  • Utilized modalities at beginners level for neurological and orthopedic conditions
  • Worked with clients with traumatic hand injuries, neurologic conditions, and orthopedic conditions.

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49. Neurology
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  • Co-supervised outpatient neurology department, successfully taking department through $600,000 Medicare audit.
  • Conducted research projects at Massachusetts General Hospital in the Behavioral Neurology Laboratory.
  • Worked with patients on the following services: Neurology, Cardiac, Oncology, Alcohol Addiction, Pain, and Pediatrics
  • Participated in weekly neurology rounds with physician to make adjustments to patient's plan of care.
  • Case load of acute care patients on the orthopedic, spine, and neurology floor.
  • Worked with neurology patients and observed the differences in their therapy retaining to others.
  • Evaluated and treated patients in Acute Care setting on Neurology and Neurosurgery Unit.
  • Treated patients primarily on the neurology, orthopedic and pediatric acute rehab units.
  • Led and managed 3 Occupational therapy teams (Elderly, Acute care, and Stroke/Neurology rehab, totalling 13 staff).
  • Spring 2013 Served young and older adults on the acute neurology floor.
  • Developed neurology unit nursing educational packet and competency test for RNs, LPNs, and CNAs.
  • Presented education class to hospital staff on neurology unit and Ranchos Los Amigos Scale.
  • cured a lot of cases of padeatrics, gediatrics, neurology and orthopaedics

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50. MDS
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Here's how MDS is used in Occupational Therapist jobs:
  • Executed management of PPS/budget by collaborating with MDS coordinator.
  • Completed Medicare/MDS documentation daily on all patients/treatment sessions.
  • Utilized MDS 3.0 (Minimum Data Set) to implement standardized assessment and to facilitate care management in nursing homes.
  • Assist in developing Occupational Therapy plans for individual residents in coordination and conjunction with the resident assessment (MDS).
  • Completed quarterly screens and MDS documentation, as well as participated in interdisciplinary meetings for ~ 70 residents.
  • Managed MDS minutes and documentation to stay in compliance with state/federal requirements for the PPS system.
  • Provided PPS planning for each patient and completed MDS files for therapy related areas.
  • Assisted with PPS and MDS documentation for therapy patients in the facility
  • Managed therapy RUGS daily in collaboration with MDS department for reimbursement.
  • Participated in care planning for patients/residents, including completion of MDS.
  • Worked closely with MDS coordination for Part A.
  • Complete MDS booklets and submit monthly billing.
  • Managed RUGS, MDS, assisted with discharge planning, and tours of prospective families.
  • Communicate and report directly to MDs regarding needs and progress of patients.
  • Assist MDS coordination in establishing RUG categories for Medicare A patients.
  • Work closely with MDS on patients rug level
  • Collaborated closely with all team members (SLP, PT, MDs, client and family, etc.)
  • Communicated with nursing, PTs, MDs and aides about patients.
  • Work closely and coordinate care with RNs, RTs, MDs, residents, and child life specialists.
  • Communicate with MDs, RNs, CNAs, SPTs, PTs.

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20 Most Common Skills For An Occupational Therapist

Physical Therapy

17.3%

Occupational Therapy Services

17.1%

Treatment Plans

12.2%

Diagnoses

5.3%

Inpatient Rehabilitation

5.3%

Cota

5.2%

Facility

4.8%

Patient Care

4.7%

ADL

3.5%

Caseload

3.4%

Acute Care

3.0%

Adaptive Equipment

2.6%

IEP

2.6%

Traumatic Brain Injury

2.5%

Developmental Disabilities

2.3%

Daily Living

2.1%

CVA

2.0%

Sensory Integration

1.6%

Sensory Processing

1.5%

SNF

1.4%
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Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Occupational Therapist

Rank Skill
1 Physical Therapy 14.1%
2 Occupational Therapy Services 13.9%
3 Treatment Plans 9.9%
4 Diagnoses 4.3%
5 Inpatient Rehabilitation 4.3%
6 Cota 4.2%
7 Facility 3.9%
8 Patient Care 3.8%
9 ADL 2.8%
10 Caseload 2.8%
11 Acute Care 2.5%
12 Adaptive Equipment 2.1%
13 IEP 2.1%
14 Traumatic Brain Injury 2.0%
15 Developmental Disabilities 1.9%
16 Daily Living 1.7%
17 CVA 1.6%
18 Sensory Integration 1.3%
19 Sensory Processing 1.2%
20 SNF 1.2%
21 Cerebral Palsy 1.1%
22 Occupational Therapy Assistants 1.1%
23 Dementia 1.1%
24 Durable Medical Equipment 1.0%
25 Crisis Intervention 0.9%
26 Level II 0.9%
27 Spinal Cord Injury 0.9%
28 Group Therapy Sessions 0.8%
29 Parkinson 0.7%
30 OTR 0.7%
31 Functional Mobility 0.6%
32 Speech Therapy 0.6%
33 Initial Evaluations 0.6%
34 Program Development 0.6%
35 Hand Therapy 0.6%
36 Clinical Staff 0.5%
37 Copd 0.5%
38 Assistive Technology 0.5%
39 Adhd 0.5%
40 Social Workers 0.4%
41 Special Needs 0.4%
42 Physical Disabilities 0.4%
43 ICU 0.4%
44 Student Learning 0.4%
45 Orthopedics 0.4%
46 Alzheimer 0.4%
47 Down Syndrome 0.4%
48 Orthopedic Conditions 0.4%
49 Neurology 0.4%
50 MDS 0.4%
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