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Seek the Challenging Position of Occupational Therapist Aide
A highly talented Occupational Therapist Aide with huge experience in aiding licensed Occupational Therapists by preparing materials and assembling equipment used during treatment and also performing a range of clerical tasks, which include scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, restocking or ordering depleted supplies, and filling out insurance forms and other paperwork.
Summary of Qualifications
More than eight years experience.
Strong ability to give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Highly sensitive of other people's reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Strong passion to help people.
Excellent ability to teach others how to do something.
Exceptional communication skills, both written and spoken.
Profound ability to understand written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Remarkable ability to generate or adapt equipment and technology to serve user needs.
Enviable ability determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
Excellent knowledge of the principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and for career counseling and guidance.
New York City Hospital, NY 1997 - Present
Occupational Therapist Aide (working under the direct supervision of an Occupational Therapist)
Accompany patients on outings, providing transportation when necessary.
Assist educational specialists or clinical psychologists in administering situational or diagnostic tests to measure client's abilities or progress.
Assist occupational therapists in planning, implementing, and administering therapy programs to restore, reinforce, and enhance performance, using selected activities and special equipment.
Demonstrate therapy techniques, such as manual and creative arts, and games.
Encourage patients and attend to their physical needs to facilitate the attainment of therapeutic goals.
Evaluate the living skills and capacities of physically, developmentally, or emotionally disabled clients.
Instruct patients and families in work, social, and living skills, the care and use of adaptive equipment and other skills to facilitate home and work adjustment to disability.
Observe patients' attendance, progress, attitudes, and accomplishments, and record and maintain information in client records.
Perform clerical, administrative and secretarial duties such as answering phones, restocking and ordering supplies, filling out paperwork and scheduling appointments.
Prepare and maintain work area, materials, and equipment, and maintain inventory of treatment and educational supplies.