Licensed and Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant with 14 years treating adult and geriatric patients. Knowledge in formulating schedules and adapting treatment plans to restore function.
Assigned staff to meet patient care needs and address productivity standards, while adjusting for census, skill mix and sick calls. Incorporated evidence-based care into practice environment to ensure high quality care for patients and their families. Reviewed and approved time cards for processing by payroll department. Organized and led weekly personnel meetings with 7 team members. Established and maintained positive relationships with government regulators, residents, families, other area health care providers, physicians and community at large. Minimized staff turnover through appropriate selection, orientation, training, staff education and development. Diligently monitored the QA (Quality Assurance) program to improve performance and maintain high standards of care. Jumped in to fill gaps for on call rotation when necessary. Provided thorough supervision for day-to-day operations of facility in accordance with set policies and guidelines.
Facilitated ADLs and assisted patients with functional mobility to increase comfort and quality of life. Instructed patients in the safe and effective use of pulleys, weights, inclined surfaces and other equipment. Compassionately assisted patients with debilitating conditions such as back pain, arthritis, fractures, sports injuries, head injuries, strokes and cerebral palsy. Recommended equipment and in-home modifications. Consulted with other direct-care staff and worked with caregivers to implement home programs that achieved occupational therapy goals.
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