To obtain an occupational therapy position, which will provide an opportunity to utilize my experience, acquire new skills, and advance professionally. I am currently seeking a contingent position.
Registered in the State of Michigan
CPR and First Aid certified
Certified in Assessment of Motor Processing Skills (AMPS)
LSVT BIG Certified
01/2006 to 01/2012
01/2004 to 01/2006
Acute Care occupational therapist
Direct patient care as needed.
Complete all evaluations and treatments of a caseload of 7-8.
Functional based therapy for maximum independence upon discharge.
Utilize neurodevelopmental re-education, self-care management training, therapeutic activities, therapeutic exercises, and patient, family, and caregiver education.
Coordinate with physical therapists, social workers, nurses, and physicians to ensure continuity of care and provide consistent quality medical treatment.
Utilize LastWord computer system for looking up lab values, test results and adding daily treatment charges.
Assess, recommend, and order patients DME.
01/2002 to 01/2004
Inpatient occupational therapistOakwood Health Care System at Annapolis Hospital & Heritage Hospital － MI
01/2002 to 01/2003
Outpatient occupational therapistTheraMatrix, Visteon Plant － Sterling Heights, MI
Manage a caseload of 8-12 patients daily.
Complete initial evaluations and follow through with treatment plan.
Construct static splints for patients as needed.
Utilize the BTE for objective outcomes of treatment plans.
Integrate the use of modalities to improve quality of treatment.
Diagnoses include but not limited to CTS, epicondylitis, rotator cuff repair, & tendon repair.
Flexed work hours for increased visibility to off shift employees to meet their needs, build relationships, and maintain regulatory compliance/company policies.
St Mary Mercy Hospital － Livonia, MI
Acute Care (Primary) Evaluate and treat approximately 10-12 patients a day.
Work closely in conjunction with the case managers and rehab coordinators to organize the 20-30 patients on the OT caseload Diagnosis includes but not limited to neurological patients, post-surgical orthopedic patients, and patients who have been deconditioned due to illness.
Conduct initial evaluations, develop & execute treatment plans, and provide discharge recommendations.
Flexible schedule based on the amount of referrals and discharges on a particular day.
Utilize Cerner PowerChart computer system for all documentation.
Complete LSVT Big in an outpatient setting and float to IPR as needed.
Education and Training
Bachelors of Science: Occupational TherapyWestern Michigan University － Kalamazoo, MIGPA: GPA: 3.90Occupational Therapy GPA: 3.90
Acute Care, caregiver, CPR, Diagnosis, documentation, First Aid, Functional, regulatory compliance, management training, Direct patient, policies, quality, therapy, treatment plan, treatment plans