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Occupational Therapist Resume

An occupational therapist focuses on treating the people suffering from certain disabilities. The treatment may vary depending on patient's condition, physical status and age. The main aim of occupational therapist is to provide the best possible services to the patient to regain their health. These therapists work solely or in a group depending upon the complexity of the case. The therapists are also responsible for evaluating the progress of the patient and modify the treatment, if necessary.


The occupational therapist will work in hospitals, private centers and non-governmental organizations with the purpose of engaging patients in a number of useful activities in order to give them the opportunity to feel like they are accomplishing something.

Below is the sample occupational therapist resume that will help you in creating your resume for this position.

Sample Occupational Therapist Resume

Personal Details

Name: Danielle Lambing
Address: 236 Cranberries Avenue, New York, USA, 99999
Home: (555) 378 8579
Cell: (555) 546 9643

Career Objective

Seeking a job for the position of an occupational therapist in any of the reputed company. I have an experience of 6 years in this domain and I am sure that my skills and experience will be very useful for the growth and success of your organization. I hope that I would be suitable for this position, as I have a sound knowledge of human psychology. I can easily understand the patient's mindset, thereby providing appropriate services and treatment in order to help them in improving their health conditions (mental, social or physical). According to your eligibility, I hope that I would be the best person for this job and could start working to provide my services to those who need them urgently.

Skills/Core Competencies

  • Knowledge of human behavior
  • Good knowledge of human psychology
  • Excellent interpersonal and communicational skills
  • Good knowledge of computers
  • Great in working with individuals who have disabilities
  • Organized and trustworthy
  • Responsible and dedicated
  • Excellent management skills
  • Able to adjust in any environment or work in any given conditions
  • Quickly adaptable to the changes as per the demand
  • Positive thinking ability and come up with accurate solutions
  • Able to work well under stress and excellent convincing power
Work Experience

Designation: Occupational therapist
Company name: Medina Medical Center, Tulsa, New York, USA
Duration: October, 2007– Till date

Duties and responsibilities

  • Plan and conduct personalized therapeutic programs for people suffering from disabilities
  • Conduct rehabilitation session for people across the country
  • Monitor the progress of individual patient and motivate them to do better
  • Evaluate the progress of each patient and modify the treatment if necessary
  • Collaborate with doctors and discuss alternative activities, if the therapy is not working properly or ones used initially did not prove quite efficient.
  • Keep a watch on the patients activities, i.e. whether they are performing the exercises properly or not
  • Make sure that the patient are not stressing too much; otherwise it can lead to negative effect
  • Monitors the reaction of the patient and try to find the best treatment plan for the patient
  • Develop new treatment program/plan that proves to be effective for the patients.

Educational Qualification

  • Master's Degree in Science from New York University, New York, 2006
  • Bachelor's Degree in Science from New York University, New York, 2004
  • High School Diploma from St. Stevenson's College, New York, USA, 2001


Received award for the best occupational therapist of the year from Medina Medical Center, Tulsa, New York, USA, 2009

Areas of interest

  • Social Welfare
  • Mental illnesses
  • Interpersonal relationships

Name: Erich Sims
Designation: Sr. Occupational Therapist
Organization: BCS Heath Association., New York, USA
Phone: 876-009-9876

Name: James Decade
Position: Manager
Organization: ABC Medical Center, Major City, USA
Phone No: 589-785-3214
E-mail id:

Other personal details

  • Date of Birth: 19 January 1983
  • Nationality: American
  • Marital status: Married
  • Children: One
  • Driver's License: Yes, B category

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