Occupational therapist

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Occupational therapist

Senior

Provided primary and critical rehabilitation services for a quadriplegic veteran with a traumatic brain injury. Assessed patient’s rehabilitation needs, developed patient’s plans and treatment goals, and conduct physician-prescribed physical fitness programs.

  • Documented patient’s progress and completed discharge summaries, home program treatment plans. Ensured paperwork was timely, accurate, and complete. Performed patient assessments and provided appropriate care as outlined by protocols and medical guidelines.
  • Counseled patients and families to participate in physical fitness program; restored functions for patients following disease or profound injury including loss of limb, traumatic brain injury, stroke, and paralysis.
  • Provided treatment utilizing Transcutaneous E-Stim therapy and Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) devices for muscle recovery and therapeutic exercise programs.
  • Participated in wound-care treatment and helped patients adapt to the use of wheelchairs, braces, canes, crutches, and prosthetic, orthotic devices.

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Occupational therapist

Entry level

Evaluated patients’ mental and physical conditions as instructed by the head physician and combined conventional treatment techniques with modern equipment to meet the special needs of individual patients. Implemented emergency techniques as needed, such as CPR and stabilizing equipment.

  • Observed patients' behavior and progress in their lifestyle, leisure activities, and social support system, considering each individual's age, medical history, and cognitive limitations.
  • Managed a caseload of 9 daily patients by scheduling multiple brief treatment sessions based on their medical status and nursing care needs.
  • Encouraged residents to regain independence in their daily routines by increasing active participation in simple tasks such as grooming, feeding, and dressing.
  • Collaborated with senior caregivers to develop specialized therapeutic techniques in areas such as muscle strength, mobility, endurance, sensory awareness, balance, orientation, and overall physical coordination.
  • Provided recommendations to patients' families on how to set up assistive equipment to facilitate home exercise programs to ensure the continuation of the therapeutic plan.

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Occupational therapist

Entry level

Encouraged patients’ performance during therapy activities to facilitate their healing process, monitoring their progress daily and modifying their care plan as needed. Drafted daily caseload schedules to manage patient progress and documented care services in digital databases.

  • Organized weekly consultations for 45+ residents to promote successful outcomes and advancements toward long-term objectives.
  • Performed daily evaluations as per the MD orders, focusing on strength, sensation, range of motion, cognitive aptitudes, and overall behavior, and maintained clients' charts and digital documentation up to date.
  • Provided OT assessments for patients suffering from orthopedic injuries, dementia, visual impairments, and cardiopulmonary diseases.
  • Monitored patients' vital signs and physiological responses to OT sessions, relaying the results to the patient's doctor and nursing team.
  • Restored physical functions of patients following severe injuries such as loss of limb, joint replacements, and traumatic brain injury.

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Occupational therapist

Experienced

Collaborated with senior therapists and head nurses to deliver quality care to mentally unstable patients in a 300-bed trauma center. Offered therapeutic exercises to improve strength, range of motion, motor coordination, and endurance.

  • Offered one on one expert evaluations to 18 daily residents suffering from complex illnesses and coordinated with nursing staff to provide safe treatments and assistance.
  • Collaborated with other healthcare professionals to educate patients and their families about the importance of rehab programs and how to handle post-treatment care.
  • Administered 12 daily evaluations and developed customized treatment programs to increase patients' engagement in daily activities and instrumental activities.
  • Prepared and conducted specialized Occupational Therapy treatment plans for 40+ patients, discussing progress status and achievement of goals during each session.
  • Assessed patients' rehabilitative needs, provided home equipment recommendations, and trained families on how to help their loved ones decrease the risk of injuries and maximize recovery time.

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Occupational therapist

Senior

Supervised a team of Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants and trained them on how to provide optimal care to post-surgical individuals with cognitive, neurological, orthopedic, and chronic conditions. Implemented assessment plans to evaluate an individual’s ocular motor and visual perception while providing home-based therapy services for children and adolescents.

  • Designed individualized treatment plans to improve fine motor skills and collaborated with speech therapists and physical therapists to create articulated treatments for more severe cases.
  • Promoted effective team communication by training each member on how to conduct thorough systems assessments of chronic illnesses and complete the required EMR documentation while following all post-surgical precautions.
  • Attended 3 admission, review, and dismissal (ARD) committee meetings every month to address the educational needs of children with special needs and develop targeted tasks for early childhood education.
  • Incorporated an early mobility program for patients in surgical, neurological, and cardiac intensive care units using evidence-based research, which reduced the negative impacts of immobility and increased short-term goal accomplishment for critically injured patients.
  • Reviewed patients' reports sent from the transferring facility to the new clinic to ensure continuity of service.
  • Provided staff with the necessary documentation to ensure the utmost assistance for resident populations.

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