Licensed and Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant with eighteen years of experience working in settings such as Acute Care Rehab, Inpatient Rehab,Home Health Care and Pediatrics in the School System. Currently seeking a position as a COTA/L in the School Setting.
Certified and Licensed Occupational Therapist Assistant in the state of Georgia.
Providing Occupational Therapy services focusing on safety and independence in the home setting. Focusing on activities such as strengthening, balance, ADLS , transfers,ECT, home modifications and patient/family education.
Provided Occupational Therapy services to children in the school setting focusing on skills such as fine motor, sensory motor, visual perceptual,ADLS and the use of adaptive/assisted technology. Supported appropriate IEP goals and worked closely with teacher, support staff and parent to help student progress and achieve IEP goals. Worked with students with various diagnosis including students diagnosed on different levels on the Autism Spectrum.
Provided Occupational Therapy Services on a PRN basis. Worked with patients on inpatient rehab unit in Skilled Nursing facility.
Provided Occupational therapy services as a COTA/L on Acute Care, Transitional Care and inpatient Rehab Care Units at Cobb Hospital, Windy Hill and Paulding Hospital. Worked with patients with a variety of diagnosis ranging from Orthopedic to Neurological diseases. Provided therapy services focusing on ADLS, strengthening, balance, homemaking, transfer training, education on adaptive equipment,DME and Energy Conservation. and pt.family education. Worked closely with multiple therapists and medical staff to reach patient goals.
COTA/L position in an inpatient rehab unit. Worked with patients with various diagnosis ranging from Orthopedic to Neurological based diseases. Participated in team meetings, patient planning, and family education.
Currently participating on the Community Board Committee for the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program at Chattahoochee Technical College.
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