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Occupational Therapist

Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Salary:
87,000
Posted:
November 26, 2018

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Lauren M. Miller

*** * **. ** ***. **** 757-***-****

Washington, D.C. 20002 ac7stx@r.postjobfree.com

Education

Master of Occupational Therapy June 2016

Bay Path University, Longmeadow, MA

GPA 3.79 (On a 4.0 scale)

Master’s Thesis: Comparison of Bullying in Typical Children versus Children Diagnosed with Autism

Bachelor of Science in Recreational Therapy August 2014

East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Professional Experience

Occupational Therapist

BridgePoint Hospital, Sub-Acute Skilled Nursing Facility, Washington, D.C. January 2017-Current

Evaluate and provide skilled treatment services to adult and geriatric patients.

Assess and develop client-centered treatment goals concerning: physical rehabilitation needs, contracture/orthotics management, adaptive equipment requirements, and wheelchair assessments to ensure proper positioning.

Comprehensive use of Casamba online documentation system.

PRN Occupational Therapist

Carroll Manor, Washington, D.C. February 2018-Current

Complete documentation and billing in conjunction with administrative requirements for initial evaluations, daily treatment notes, long/short term goals, and discharge summaries.

Assess, administer, and monitor adaptive equipment needs for individual patients.

Washington Center for the Aging Services, Washington, D.C. September 2017-Current

Evaluate patient and assess medical history to determine rehabilitation goals.

Communicate with patients and their families to promote comprehension of the rehabilitation process.

BridgePoint Hospital Long Term Acute Care, Washington, D.C. March 2017-Current

Construct and implement treatment plans for patients rehabilitating from trauma, injury, or illness.

Communicate with interdisciplinary team regarding patient progress and current level of function, to ensure safety and independence after discharge.

Level II Fieldwork: School Setting April-June 2016

Bridges Public Charter School, Washington, D.C.

Assessed, planned, and implemented therapeutic interventions regarding rehabilitative needs of children ages 7 to 10 in the school setting, working with a caseload of 20 students.

Administered Bruininks-Oseretsky Test of Motor Proficiency, Developmental Test of Visual-Motor Integration (Berry VMI), and the Sensory Profile: School Companion to a student to obtain a comprehensive occupational therapy evaluation.

Charted daily progress notes, completed quarterly progress notes, and problem-solved with all team members to maximize students’ goals for optimal functioning in the classroom.

Level II Fieldwork: Skilled Nursing Facility and Rehabilitation Services January-March 2016 Cherrydale Health and Rehabilitation Center, Arlington, VA

Collected and evaluated data from medical record, patient, family members, and multidisciplinary team members to initiate client-centered therapeutic treatment plans.

Provided treatment interventions to include ADLs, IADLs, therapeutic activities, and therapeutic exercises for patients with a variety of diagnoses.

Documented patient progress, and continuously assessed progression toward intervention goals to procure accountability for occupational therapy service, and to meet criteria for reimbursement of services.

Level I Fieldwork: Geriatrics

Leavitt Family House, Longmeadow, MA October 2015

Completed chart review and documented findings.

Observed an occupational therapist facilitate treatment modalities with clients in a skilled nursing facility.

Parkway Pavilion Health and Rehabilitation Center, Enfield, CT September-October 2015

Planned and implemented occupational therapy group activities to promote health and wellness, social interaction, and physical activity.

Utilized clinical reasoning skills to document clients’ progress.

Professional Affiliations and Qualifications

Advanced training in physical agent modalities October 2017

American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers Certification June 2015-May 2019

Certified CarFit Technician October 2015 Member, American Occupational Therapy Association 2014-Current

References

Available upon request



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