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director of rehabilitation occupational therapy assistant resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Enthusiastic Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant with 13 years' experience seeking a position to help clients live life to its fullest through the promotion of health and independence. Professionally trained with expertise in ensuring high standard of competent care for a wide variety of patients with diverse needs. Patient, caring, and empathetic, with extensive background providing patient care. Strong interpersonal skills and proficiency in patient assessment, time management and therapy-program design and execution.

Skills
  • EMR / EHR
  • Patient Management
    Goal setting experience
  • Direct Patient Care
    Case management
    Documentation skills
    Staff education and training
    Patient Assessments

Medical Records Management

Progress assessments
Cultural Awareness

Intervention planning
Problem-Solving
Analytical and Critical Thinking
Excellent Communication

Work History
07/2018 to Current
Director of Rehabilitation/Occupational Therapy Assistant Broad River Rehabilitation City, STATE,
  • Responsible for day-to-day operations of therapy department while providing direct clinical care
  • Contribute to quality improvement programs within facility including facility wide wellness program
  • Participate in meetings to coordinate patient care with medical/facility staff
  • Ensure clinical programs of all disciplines are running efficiently
  • Responsible for completing employee performance reviews, providing performance and professional goals
  • Coordinate interdisciplinary scheduling of patients
  • Ensure billing at month end are accurate and submission is completed in a timely manner
  • Obtain authorization and identification for patients with various payor sources
  • Ensure claims on review are submitted accurately in a timely manner
  • Responsible for maintaining productivity standards
  • Ensure highest quality of rehabilitation services are delivered while obtaining best possible outcomes for all patients
  • Identify barriers to treatment and provide clinical education to meet patient needs
  • Complete screens to determine appropriateness for therapy services
  • Obtain MD orders as needed for patient care
  • Maintain case load of 5-10 patients daily
  • Provide appropriate treatment methods including manual therapy techniques, therapeutic exercises, ADL re-training, cognitive re-training and neuromuscular re-education, to enhance physical and emotional well-being, leading toward goal achievement.
06/2018 to 07/2019
Licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant (PRN) The Davis Community City, STATE,
  • Knowledge of effectively treating patients with cognitive and neurological deficits
  • Provided direct occupational therapy services in skilled nursing setting.
  • Assisted patients with completing basic daily living activities such as grooming, dressing and self-feeding.
  • Coordinated interventions with multidisciplinary treatment team.
  • Consulted with direct-care staff to implement best methods to achieve therapy goals.
  • Administered tests to assess nature of disabilities and limits of function and personal capacities.
  • Helped improve fine motor, visual perception and sensory processing skills.
  • Implemented treatment interventions to support individual objectives in daily living, clinical, educational and vocational areas.
  • Provided support to help patients adjust to new physical or cognitive limitations.
01/2010 to 07/2018
Licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant Sava Senior Care City, STATE,
  • Provide physical and cognitive rehabilitation servies for adult and geriatric population in a skilled nursing environment.
  • Provide therapeutic interventions within a wide range of physical and cognitive diagnosis.
  • Responsible for screening patients to evaluate appropriateness for therapy
  • Ability to effectively apply treatment interventions with emphasis on balance, strength and functional tasks according to the plan of care.
  • Work toward client centered goals to achieve maximum independence and discharge to least restrictive environment.
  • Document and reassess progress as well as communication with in interdisciplinary team to insure patient success
  • Administered tests to assess nature of disabilities and limits of function and personal capacities.
  • Assisted patients with completing basic daily living activities such as grooming, dressing and self-feeding.
05/2009 to 03/2011
Full Time/PRN Occupational Therapy Assistant Golden Living Center City, STATE,
  • Ability to effectively apply treatment interventions with emphasis on Activities of Daily Living and functional tasks according to plan of care.
  • Administer treatments based on patient's current diagnosis/past medical history such as cardiac-pulmonary disorder, CVA, orthopedic or general medical issues
  • Communicate daily with nursing staff regarding patient clinical issues and needs.
  • Attend family care plan meetings to discuss discharge planning and rehab status of patients.
  • Provide caregiver training in preparation for discharge with emphasis on all functional transfers/mobility and safety within home
  • Responsible for properly documenting all interventions and billing accordingly
  • Administered tests to assess nature of disabilities and limits of function and personal capacities.
  • Supported facility with administrative tasks such as scheduling appointments, mailing correspondence and answering telephone calls.
Education
Expected in 05/2009 to to
Associate of Science: Occupational Therapy Assistant
Cape Fear Community College - Wilmington, NC
GPA:
Expected in 06/2007 to to
Certification: Medical Assisting
Sanford-Brown Institute - Jacksonville, FL,
GPA:
Certifications
  • First Aid/CPR Certified

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School Attended

  • Cape Fear Community College
  • Sanford-Brown Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Director of Rehabilitation/Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant (PRN)
  • Licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Full Time/PRN Occupational Therapy Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Certification

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