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AMY SMITH
123 Main Street Atlanta, Georgia 30339
Home: (555) 555-1234, Cell: (555) 555-1235 asmith@sample~resume.com


Objective:

Seek the Position of Senior Occupational Therapist


Summary

Expert Occupational Therapist with over eight years experience helping people improve their ability to perform tasks in their daily living and working environments; working with individuals who have conditions that are mentally, physically, developmentally, or emotionally disabling, helping them to develop, recover, or maintain daily living and work skills; remarkable experience not only in helping clients improve their basic motor functions and reasoning abilities, but also to compensate for permanent loss of function, with a goal to help clients have independent, productive, and satisfying lives.
  • Great knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
  • Remarkable knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Sound knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and for career counseling and guidance.
  • Strong knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar .
  • Sound knowledge of group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.
  • Solid knowledge of information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Sound ability to manage the time of self and others.
  • Excellent use of scientific methods to solve problems.
  • Strong ability to effectively communicate diagnostic test results, diagnose and propose treatment in a manner easily understood by their clients.
  • Profound knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
  • Great ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Professional Experience

Tom Primary Care Trust, Minneapolis, MN      2002 - Present

Occupational Therapist
  • Conduct tests to assess functional, emotional, psychological, developmental and physical capabilities.
  • Plan and direct specific therapeutic programs for individuals using vocational (jobs or careers), recreational, remedial, social and educational activities.
  • Select and design a variety of activities that assist an affected movement or function and help individuals to regain personal care skills, such as eating and dressing.
  • Assist people to gain, or regain skills in social, leisure and work environments through graded individual and group therapy and activity programs.
  • Monitor the progress of individuals and assist with the coordination of an effective health team.
  • Assist children with disabilities to integrate into education programs in schools.
  • Assess the ability of injured workers to return to their usual employment or to perform alternative duties.
  • Design and modify the everyday environment of clients to allow for better access and independence.
  • Advise on the use of specialized equipment, such as home modifications, adapted kitchen utensils, wheelchairs and other assistive technologies, which help people within their environment.
  • Assess the need for, develop and run health education programs.
  • Undertake research.
Tom Primary Care Trust, Minneapolis, MN         1996 - 2002

Occupational Therapist Assistant
  1. Observed and recorded patients' progress, attitudes, and behavior, and maintained this information in client records.
  2. Maintained and promoted a positive attitude toward clients and their treatment programs.
  3. Monitored patients' performance in therapy activities, providing encouragement.
  4. Selected therapy activities to fit patients' needs and capabilities.
  5. Instructed, and assisted in instructing, patients and families in home programs, basic living skills, and the care and use of adaptive equipment.
  6. Evaluated the daily living skills and capacities of physically, developmentally or emotionally disabled clients.
  7. Aided patients in dressing and grooming themselves.
  8. Implemented and assisted occupational therapists with implementing, treatment plans designed to help clients function independently.
  9. Reported to supervisors, verbally and in writing, on patients' progress, attitudes and behavior.
  10. Altered treatment programs to obtain better results if treatment is not having the intended effect.
Education and Professional Training

Minneapolis Registered Occupational Therapist (OTR)

MS in Occupational Therapy, New York University, NY (1998)

BS in Occupational Therapy, New York University, NY (1995)




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