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Occupational Therapist

Providence, RI


Seeking a career opportunity as an entry level Certified Occupational Therapist. I have 5 years of practice as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant in the skilled nursing and 
in-patient mental health setting.

Work Experience

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Skilled Nursing Facility, Providence, RI

Jun 2010Oct 2012

Provided patients with ADL and IADL retraining including teaching patients energy conservation and work simplification techniques, and how to use adaptive equipment.
  • Provided patients with functional transfer and positioning training.
  • Led exercise groups with a focus on strengthening and balance retraining.
  • Documented client's progress with daily and weekly notes.
  • Provided feedback to team members and family members about patient's progress.

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Butler Hospital, Providence, RI

Dec 2009Sep 2010

Planned and led focus, task, cognitive behavioral therapy, sensory modulation, and exercise groups for patients who had mental illness.
  • Provided one to one therapy to address patient's physical and mental health goals.
  • Provided training to staff about how to use sensory modulation interventions to help patients regulate mood.
  • Managed and stock sensory room.
  • Administered OTAPS cognitive assessment to patients to help assist with discharge planning.

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Geriatric Psychiatric Unit, Providence, RI

Jul 2008Jun 2010

Providence, RI July 2008-June 2010
  • Planned, scheduled, and lead focus, task, sensory stimulation, reminiscence, exercise, and gross motor groups for geriatric patients who had dementia and/or a mental illness.
  • Member of interdisciplinary treatment team. Provided input about patient's progress during hospital stay. Also provide input that assists in patient's discharge plan.
  • Provided one to one therapy to address patient's physical and mental health goals.
  • Conducted interviews that are used for patient's treatment plan.
  • Worked in collaboration with OT to choose goals most appropriate to patient's needs.


Masters of Occupational Therapy

New England Institute of Technology, East Greenwich, RI


Associate in Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant Technology

New England Institute of Technology, Warwick, RI



  • Healthcare Provider CPR Certified

Additional Information

  • Member, American Occupational Therapy Association since 2007
  • Member, Rhode Island Occupational Therapy Association since 2007, Board Member since 2008
  • State Representative for Rhode Island in AOTA since 2010
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