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Career Objective:

Highly-motivated, compassionate and friendly ‘Occupational Therapist’ with over 6+ years of experience in assessing patients’ disabilities, developing care plans, and recommending adaptive equipment useful for leading a normal life. Capable of preparing progress report, coordinating with other medical personnel, and giving appropriate instructions to the family members. Team player with excellent communication, and interpersonal skills.

Summary of Skills:

  • Sound knowledge of various types of adaptive equipment, and treatment procedures for patients facing learning issues, temporary or permanent disabilities, or emotional/psychological issues

  • Sound knowledge of occupational therapy techniques

  • Adept at providing treatment to patients of various age groups

  • Expertise in conducting training sessions for patients to develop skills for an independent life, and making accurate progress reports

  • Proficient in using computer applications, and maintaining up-to-date hospital database

Work Experience:

Occupational Therapist

Mercy Health-care, Las Vegas, NV

February 2017 – Present

  • Examining each patient to develop a plan of care (POC), and using various treatment techniques to assist them for working towards an independent life

  • Coordinating with pediatrician to provide occupational therapy to child patients suffering from dyslexia or other learning disabilities

  • Recommending adaptive equipment like wheelchairs, eating aids, augmentative communication devices, bath chairs or recreational items for the patients, and providing instructions regarding the use of equipment

  • Organizing therapy sessions for various patients with different disabilities

  • Working with patients suffering from developmental disabilities, mental illnesses or emotional problems, and teaching essential skills like time management, budgeting, public transportation as well as household cores to assist in coping with daily activities

  • Collaborating with other medical personnel of the health-care team to ensure quality patient care by performing all duties in a professional and ethical manner


Occupational Therapist

Daffodils Hospital, Las Vegas, NV

December 2014 – February 2017

  • Assisted patients having permanent disabilities such as cerebral palsy for performing daily tasks by teaching ways to utilize appropriate adaptive equipment such as leg braces, wheelchairs, and hearing aids

  • Analyzed complicated patient cases , and conducted appropriate counseling sessions for the patients as well as their families

  • Assessed and evaluated patients’ activities as well as progress, and reported to physicians

  • Conducted special training sessions for patients undergoing amputation operation to impart knowledge about available adaptive equipment, and gave moral strength

  • Attended in-service training conferences, seminars to learn about the latest developments in occupational therapy, and conducted lectures for new residents, intern students, and entry-level occupational therapists

Occupational Therapist (Junior)

Slocum-Dickson Medical Center, Las Vegas, NV

July 2012 – November 2014

  • Provided clinical services to patients , and assisted them in performing daily living activities

  • Studied patients’ medical file, and implement individualized occupational therapy

  • Worked under the supervision of senior therapists to develop occupational therapies for patients suffering from mental disorders, physical disability, or injuries from severe accidents

  • Scheduled interactive sessions with the patient during treatment course to discuss various issues such as work-related disturbances, family concerns, and emotional, or psychological problems

  • Coordinated with other medical personnel to provide high-quality occupational therapy, education and support to patients and their respective carers as a part of multidisciplinary program

  • Conducted special sessions for child patients having issues related to mental health

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy

    University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV

    2012

Certification:

  • Registered Occupational Therapist

    ABC Medical Board, Las Vegas, NV

    2012

Reference:


On request.

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