Occupational therapist sample resume

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Dimi Breckin

62 Sandshoe Ave
Pasture NSW 2846
T: (02) 4444 4444
M: 0444 444 444
E: d.breckin@email.com

Career Objective

I am a highly motivated and qualified occupational therapist with a passion for promoting health and wellbeing at work and in everyday life. Experienced in the development and management of care plans and the performance of ADL, workplace, ergonomic, risk and functional assessments, I now seek a role in a respected private practice where I can utilise my skills and contribute as part of a solid multidisciplinary team.


Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
Monash University
Graduated: 2011

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Occupational Therapy)
Integrated Care Management Training
Completed: 2008

Employment History

August 2011 – Present
Occupational Therapist, Riverbend Physio
Melbourne, VIC


  • Assess and report on daily impact of client injuries
  • Develop, manage and evaluate care and rehabilitation plans
  • Work with patients in local hospital rehab and surgical wards in addition to home visits
  • Specify recommendations for required physical resources and rehabilitation regimes
  • Manage case load proactively and autonomously
  • Provide a professional client-centred service
  • Work in a multidisciplinary team environment to collectively achieve client goals
  • Report to insurance companies, legal representatives and employers on patient status
  • Consult to business on risk assessment and OH&S


  • Was hired as a consultant to several local businesses for advice on injury avoidance, ergonomics and risk management procedures
  • Successfully implemented over 80 individual care plans and maintained substantial case management portfolio


December 2010 – July 2011
Volunteer Intern, Back to Work Therapy
Melbourne, VIC


  • Assisted occupational therapists in performing ergonomic and worksite assessments, and Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCEs)
  • Worked with supervising therapists in the development of care plans and managing clients
  • Assisted in the writing of reports
  • Contributed to accurate record-keeping


  • Developed strong collaboration, planning and interpersonal skills
  • Received recognition for the standard of my report-writing and record-keeping
  • Successfully contributed to over 50 ergonomic and workplace assessments, and numerous FCEs


  • Occupational Therapy Australia registered member
  • WorkCover approved
  • Registered with AHPRA
  • Current driver’s licence
  • Current National Police Clearance certificate and Working with Children Check
  • Proficient in MS Office programs and database management
  • Senior First Aid certificate
  • Subscriber to the Australian Occupational Therapy Journal


Nancy Duzzit
Practice Manager
Riverbend Physio
T: (07) 7777 7777
E: n.duzzit@email.com
Tobie Hitchens
Chief Therapist
Back to Work Therapy
(03) 3333 3333

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