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Rehab Manager, Occupational Therapist

Denton, Texas, United States
February 13, 2018

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Laura Griffin-Pope, OTR

**** *********** **** ****, *******, Texas 76210 / cell: 940-***-**** /

Professional Summary

Occupational therapist with a passion for geriatrics, team building, and program development with a strong base in pulmonary rehab. Enthusiastic team player driven to achieve exceptional patient care as a key member of the multidisciplinary care team.


Licensed Occupational Therapist, State of Texas, 1990-present, #103632

Licensed Occupational Therapist, State of Florida, 2017-present, #OT18683


Skill Highlights

LTACH experience


Team building

Staff education, training, supervision

Listening skills

Pulmonary Rehab

Back Safety

Transfer Training

Program development

Patient advocate

Professional Experience

9/10/14-present Rehab Manager, Occupational Therapist

Select Specialty Hospital Garland, TX

Management and staffing of all therapy disciplines in a 40 bed LTACH, performance appraisals, budget for department, supply ordering and inventory, patient treatments, auditing of documentation and charges, education of all facility staff in proper transfer training, back safety, and in the patient mobility program, new employee orientation, attending interdisciplinary meetings and leadership meetings regularly, establishing programs for the facilitation of greater patient satisfaction including lending library, room organization initiative, and pulmonary rehab group.

9/02/03-9/10/14 Level III Occupational Therapist

Baylor Specialty Hospital, Dallas, TX

Management duties with PT, PTA, OT, COTA, ST, and rehab techs in a 60 bed LTACH, mentoring staff, directing OT initiatives, scheduling in-services, coordinating staffing schedules, supply inventory, disciplinary actions with staff when appropriate and providing quality therapy services to patients with a variety of diagnosis.

12/2008-9/2011 Contract Occupational Therapist

Haven Home Health, Dallas, TX

Evaluation and quality treatment for clients in their home setting, managing patient schedules, completing paperwork in a timely and efficient manner.

3/2002-10/2003 Staff Occupational Therapist

Denton Home Health Care, Denton, TX

Evaluating and treating patients in their home settings, managing patient schedules, and completing paperwork in a timely and efficient manner.

4/1999-7/1999 Staff Occupational Therapist

Integrated Health Services, Denton, TX

Screenings, evaluations, training staff in knowledge of PPS, treatment of patients with a variety of syndromes and diseases common with aging, positioning of patients, and completion of documentation.

10/1997-4/1999 Director of Rehab Services

Rehab Works, Inc., Denton, TX

Coordinating all therapy disciplines to provide quality health care within the prospective payment system, staff performance appraisals, supervision of COTA and OT students, in-servicing of staff, facility staff, and patient caregivers, initiation and completion of appropriate paperwork, treatment of patients with a variety of diagnosis, splinting, attending facility meetings on a regular basis, equipment and supply inventory.

5/1992-10/1997 Staff Occupational Therapist

NovaCare, Inc., Denton, TX

Screening, evaluations, supervision of COTA and OT students, positioning of patients, upper and lower extremity splinting for contracture management, equipment and supply inventory management, in-servicing of facility staff and patient caregivers, patient treatments of a variety of diagnosis, and initiation and completion of proper documentation.

9/1990-3/1992 Staff Occupational Therapist

BackWerc’s, Plano, TX

Screening, evaluations, initiation and implementation of work hardening program based on individual needs dictated by their job description and severity of disability, education classes in body mechanics, energy conservation techniques, relaxation and exercise, coordinating and facilitating individual and group therapy, collaborating with exercise physiologists, treatment of patients with a wide variety of work related back and spine injuries both surgical and non-surgical.


1990 Texas Woman’s University, Bachelor of Science: Occupational Therapy, Dallas, TX

References available upon request.

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