COTA/L- Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, currently licensed in state of Tennessee. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to work independently or within a team. Seeking a position to apply my skills, training into an office environment. Prior experience in human resources, and customer service
Provide occupational therapy services to patients with wide range of physical and/or mental dysfunction in skilled nursing/ long term care facility.
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, 07/2007 to CurrentBrookdale Senior Living - Nashville, TN
Instruct patients in individualized therapeutic interventions to improve functional performance of daily life activities including strength training, dynamic balance and ADL training.
Instruct and assist patients in home programs, basic living skills, and the care and use of adaptive equipment.
Communicate patient progress to supervising occupational therapist on regular basis to ensure most effective treatment plan is utilized.
Assist occupational therapist in establishing and/or modifying treatment plans to maximize patient progress towards improved functional performance.
Maintain accurate records of treatment intervention including daily documentation of treatment interventions, modifications to treatment plan, education provided to patient and/or staff and patient responses to treatment.
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, 05/2006 to 07/2007Life Care Centers of America - Centerville, TN
Provided occupational therapy services to patients with wide range of physical and/or mental dysfunction in skilled nursing/ long term care facility. Additionally worked as prn therapist February 2012- March 2013 at Life Care Center of Hickory Woods in Antioch, TN.
Associate of Applied Science:May 2006Nashville State Community College - Nashville, TN
Healthcare: thermal modalities certification, continuing education low vision, balance disorders People skills: enthusiastic people person, advanced problem-solving, timely documentation, great organizational skills