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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Skilled Occupational Therapist with proficient grasp of healthcare compliance requirements and standard therapeutic procedures. Excellent team player. Over 13 years of experience working with orthopedic, cardio-pulmonary, amputee, and stroke patients at Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital (IRF-University Campus)

Skills
  • Patient evaluations
  • Customize plans of care, interventions and treatment planning as well as discharge planing
  • Patient Assessments and use of various outcome measures
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Team oriented - multidisciplinary approach to patient care
  • Staff education and training
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Organization and Time management
  • Knowledge and competency with use of various modalities (FES Cycle, Bioness, Armeo, Xcite)
Work History
01/2008 to Current
Occupational Therapist Osf Healthcare Danville, IL,
  • Provide compassionate care to patients with debilitating conditions, including orthopedics, major multi-trauma/multi fractures, amputations, cardio-pulmonary, head injuries, spinal cord injuries, and strokes.
  • Complete evaluations and customize plans of care for patients.
  • Administer tests to assess nature of disabilities and limits of function and personal capacities.
  • Assist patients with activities of daily living (ADL) and functional mobility to increase comfort and quality of life.
  • Help improve fine motor, visual perception and sensory processing skills.
  • Evaluate treatment progress and adjust to achieve maximum benefit and prioritize opportunities for performance improvement.
  • Consult with direct-care staff to implement best methods to achieve therapy goals. Including referring to Chaplain, Neuro-Psychology and/or to Low Vision Optometrist.
  • Coordinate interventions with multidisciplinary treatment team. Frequently co treat with other disciplines to promote functional intensity.
  • Attend weekly team conference/discharge planning meetings with multidisciplinary team.
  • Proficient with use of a variety of modalities to improve patient function with self care tasks and mobility (including fluidotherapy, NMES, FES Cycle, Xcite, UE Bioness, Microcurrent Point Stimulation (MPS) and Armeo).
  • Recommend equipment to use in-home to maximize opportunities for wellness.
  • Educate patients and families on conditions, treatments and home exercises. Family education also includes engaging family in hands on training with patient to improve family safety and independence with caring for patient.
  • Demonstrate respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Deliver exceptional level of service to each patient and family member by listening to concerns and answering questions.
  • Actively listen to patients' requests, confirming full understanding before addressing concerns.
  • Held position as occupational therapy practice resource from ~2010-2014. Responsibilities included educating occupational therapists regarding any updates/changes to state/federal legislation, point of contact for staff regarding ethics, licensure, and practice act.
  • Participated in design of complete care initiative for cardiac patients.
  • Consulted with documentation team on previous Meditech re-design and assisted with staff support post go-live.
  • In-service coordinator for inpatient staff since 2009. This position has included coordinating/scheduling in-services for staff after attending continuing education courses and scheduling vendors to provide education regarding various devices (from positioning devices for UE/LE such as pre-fab splints to DME).
  • Current Meditech Superuser. Provide direct staff support and participate in system testing, as warranted, prior to going live with system updates.
  • Clinical instructor for occupational therapy students at the masters and doctorate level. Average ~ 1 student per year.
  • Mentoring staff with vision protocols and some equipment use (i.e. Armeo).
01/2007 to 12/2007
Occupational Therapist Osf Healthcare Galesburg, IL,
  • Completed evaluations and customized plans of care for clients.
  • Administered tests to assess nature of disabilities and limits of function and personal capacities.
  • Provided compassionate care to patients with debilitating conditions, including varied types of fractures, cardio-pulmonary, head injuries and strokes.
  • Evaluated treatment progress and adjusted to achieve maximum benefit.
  • Established compassionate and caring relationships with patients.
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living (ADL) and functional mobility to increase comfort and quality of life.
  • Consulted with direct-care staff to implement best methods to achieve therapy goals.
  • Coordinated interventions with multidisciplinary treatment team.
  • Attended weekly care conference meetings with staff and patients/families to discuss patient care and discharge planning.
  • Recommended equipment to use in-home to maximize opportunities for wellness.
  • Educated patients and families on conditions, treatments and home exercises.
  • Helped improve fine motor, visual perception and sensory processing skills.
  • Utilized various modalities to enhance patient function and independence with self care tasks (i.e. diDiathermy,MES).
2005 to 2006
Occupational Therapist Osf Healthcare Urbana, IL,
  • Completed evaluations and customized plans of care for clients.
  • Administered tests to assess nature of disabilities and limits of function and personal capacities.
  • Provided compassionate care to patients with debilitating conditions, including varied types of fractures, cardio-pulmonary, head injuries and strokes.
  • Evaluated treatment progress and adjusted to achieve maximum benefit.
  • Attended weekly care conference meetings with staff and patients/families to discuss patient care and discharge planning.
  • Established compassionate and caring relationships with patients.
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living (ADL) and functional mobility to increase comfort and quality of life.
  • Consulted with direct-care staff to implement best methods to achieve therapy goals.
  • Coordinated interventions with multidisciplinary treatment team.
  • Recommended equipment to use in-home to maximize opportunities for wellness.
  • Educated patients and families on conditions, treatments and home exercises.
  • Helped improve fine motor, visual perception and sensory processing skills.
  • Utilized varied modalities to enhance patient function with self care tasks (i.e. diathermy and NMES).
Education
Expected in
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology
Huntingdon College - Montgomery, AL
GPA:
Expected in
Master of Science: Occupational Therapy
University of Alabama At Birmingham - Birmingham, AL
GPA:
Certifications

Low Vision Certificate earned at University of Alabama at Birmingham

BLS

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  • University of Alabama At Birmingham

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