(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Experienced Instructor excited to bring 22-year background in field of occupational therapy and education to a valuable state agency providing services to older adults and individuals with disabilities . Skilled in developing curricula conforming to current accreditation standards and highly engaging didactic and clinical lesson plans. Accomplished in building strong relationships with students and providing guidance in navigating complexities of life.

  • Patient assessment
  • Care planning
  • Progress evaluations understanding
  • Documentation expertise
  • Treatment plans knowledge
  • Cross-functional collaboration
  • Patient advising
  • Quick learner
  • Trained in CPR
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Motivated team player
  • Active listening skills
University of Delaware Newark, DE Expected in 2010 Master of Education : M. Ed. Educational Leadership - GPA :
Wilmington University New Castle, DE Expected in 2001 Bachelor of Science : B.S. Behavioral Science - GPA :
Delaware Technical And Community College - Owens Georgetown, DE Expected in 1992 Associate of Science : Occupational Therapy Assistant Technology - GPA :
Delaware Technical And Community College - Owens Georgetown, DE Expected in 1987 Diploma (1-year study) : Diploma in General Business Studies - GPA :
Parkdale High School Riverdale, MD Expected in 1980 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Ivy Rehab - Occupational Therapy Aide
Greenburgh, NY, 05/1991 - 12/1991
  • Assisted therapists in carrying out and improving treatment programs to provide optimal patient services
  • Actively maintained up-to-date knowledge of applicable state and Federal laws and regulations
  • Accomplished clerical tasks, including inventory management, filing, copying and recordkeeping, to keep office operations smooth and efficient
  • Provided proper ambulation support to patients in need of mobility assistance
  • Fostered interdisciplinary relationships by negotiation and consensus building to attain goals for all disciplines
Amedisys Inc. - Occupational Therapy Assistant
Gainesville, FL, 01/1992 - 06/1995
  • Treated assigned patients in activities of daily living in supportive and maintenance programs under supervision
  • Treated patients to improve self-care, leisure participation, socialization, and communication skills
  • Assisted the occupational therapist in evaluation of patients
  • Recorded patients' goals, progression toward goals, and therapy outcomes
  • Made appropriate interventions by reading and interpreting patient's medical history, physician's orders, and occupational therapy evaluation and treatment plan
  • Worked as part of team to execute proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient
  • Monitored treatment regimens to determine efficacy and adjusted according to results achieved
  • Facilitated understanding of rehabilitation process by communicating with patients and families
Amedisys Inc. - Occupational Therapy Assistant
Hawthorne, NY, 06/1995 - 08/1997
  • Provided direct occupational therapy services in sub-acute rehab and long-term care settings
  • Assisted patients with completing basic daily living activities such as grooming, dressing and self-feeding
  • Helped improve fine motor, visual perception and sensory processing skills
  • Supported facility with administrative tasks such as scheduling appointments, mailing correspondence and answering telephone calls
  • Provided support to help patients adjust to new physical or cognitive limitations
  • Implemented treatment interventions to support individual objectives in daily living, clinical, educational and vocational areas
  • Maintained highest level of facility certification with Joint Commission (TJC) and Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities CARF)
  • Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, spinal injuries, joint replacement, and various physical, mental, and cognitive impairments
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's
  • Communicated goals, plans and progress to the client, rehab team and family members
  • Actively maintained up-to-date knowledge of applicable state and Federal laws and regulations
Delaware Technical Community College - College Instructor
City, STATE, 08/1997 - Current
  • Distributed course syllabus and responded to student questions and concerns regarding standards, material, grading and progression
  • Developed and implemented lesson plans that covered learning objectives for first year science classes and first/second year occupational therapy assistant students
  • Taught 4 - 6 undergraduate classes per semester in medical terminology
  • Taught 2 undergraduate classes in fall semester in occupational therapy
  • Tracked student assignments, attendance and test scores and entered into online database to provide real-time progress monitoring
  • Selected appropriate support materials such as lab materials and community learning activities to meet student learning needs
  • Maintained regular office hours to help students with questions and provide educational support
  • Created positive and safe learning environment for students by setting and enforcing classroom code of conduct
  • Reviewed program materials and coordinated updates to keep department materials relevant and accurate
  • Met with students to dispense study and career advice and provide guidance and potential opportunities within chosen field
  • Evaluated and supervised student activities and performance levels to provide reports on academic progress
  • Impartially evaluated papers, projects and homework assignments of students
  • Contributed to planning appropriate and engaging lessons for both classroom and distance learning applications
  • Graded over 120 assignments per week and entered grades into D2L /Desire to Learn software

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School Attended

  • University of Delaware
  • Wilmington University
  • Delaware Technical And Community College - Owens
  • Delaware Technical And Community College - Owens
  • Parkdale High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Occupational Therapy Aide
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • College Instructor


  • Master of Education
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