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Home Health Manager

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Florida
Posted:
December 24, 2019

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ELYSE HENDERSON

Occupational Therapist

*** ***** ****** *** ****: 904-***-**** Saint Johns, Fl 32259

Email: ada41s@r.postjobfree.com Cell: 904-***-****

EDUCATION:

-Dominican College of Blauvelt, Orangeburg N.Y. B.S. Occupational Therapy - Graduated 1991

-LaGuardia Community College, Long Island City N.Y.-A.S. Occupational Therapy- Grad-1983

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST EXPERIENCE (OT/L)

01/11-Present-Brooks Americare Home Health Provided services working with an adult population with a

variety of disabilities to address; Lymphedema ADL/IADL Retraining, Home safety, Adaptive

equipment, Upper Extremity function, Safe Functional mobility, Patient and Caregiver

Education, and COTA supervision.

08/09-01/11- Contract with several Home Health Agencies throughout the Jacksonville Florida area.

08/07-07/09 Presbyterian Homes Lake Forest Place, Lake Forest Illinois

-Occupational Therapy Manager for continuum of Care Facility providing services for a wide variety of patients with Orthopedic, Neurological, Cognitive, Cardiac Pulmonary, and general De-conditioning diagnoses.

-Managed services provided throughout facility in Out Patient Services, Sub Acute

rehabilitation, Long-term Care, Alzheimer’s Unit, & Home Health.

-Supervised efficient Operation of O.T. Department including scheduling, hiring, pay roll, and productivity.

-Coordination of Care with Physical Therapy, and Speech therapy, Restorative Nursing and Nursing. Supervision

of O.T staff and occasional staff.

-Facilitated Low Vision group and scheduled Specialty Instructors for residents.

-Conducted O.T. reports in Quality Assurance meetings, Patient Care Conferences, Manager and operations

meetings.

-Formulated and implemented policy and procedures, revised documentation, budgeting, and ordering equipment.

-Developed and facilitated education programs for staff and students.

02/03-06/07 Mary Washington Hospital & Home Health, Fredericksburg Virginia

-OTR for home health agency providing services for patients with Neurological,

Orthopedic, Cardiac/Pulmonary, and General De-conditioning diagnosis interfering with ADL skills and Safety.

07/00-10/02 Yuma Regional Medical Center Homecare, Yuma Arizona

-OTR for home health agency providing services for adult and children with

Neurological, Orthopedic, Cardiac/Pulmonary, General De-conditioning and diagnosis interfering with ADL

skills and safety.

07/00-10/02 Homechoice, Yuma Arizona

-OTR for home health agency providing services for patients with Neurological, Orthopedic,

Cardiac/pulmonary, and General De-conditioning and diagnosis interfering with ADL skills and safety.

06/97-06/00 Gentiva/Olsten Quality Care, Jacksonville Florida

-OTR for home health agency providing services for patients with diagnoses including but not limited to

Neurological, Orthopedic, Cardiac/Pulmonary, and general de-conditioning interfering with safety and ADL

skills.

03/97-12/97 Arthritis Rehabilitation Center, Orange Park Florida

-OTR in outpatient CORF Facility.

-Responsible for providing Occupational Therapy services, pain management, and program development in a

physician office for various Orthopedic Diagnosis

involving upper extremity deficits, ADL re-training, hand therapy and orthotic fabrication.

11/95-05/96 High Desert Rehabilitation / Yuma Nursing Center, Yuma Arizona

-Director of Rehabilitation in a Subacute Skilled Nursing Facility.

-Responsible for developing, coordinating, organizing, implementing, and supervising Occupational Therapy,

Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy and Restorative Nursing programs.

-Liaison between the Rehabilitation and Nursing programs.

-Performed marketing strategies with the Admissions Coordinator.

-Participated in facility Quality Assurance program.

-Established policies and procedures for the Rehabilitation department.

11/94-11/95 Theratx / Lifecare Center, Yuma Arizona

-Supervising OTR in a Subacute Skilled Nursing Facility.

-Responsible for supervising, coordinating, and providing Occupational Therapy services for a Geriatric

population with Neurological, Orthopedic, Cardiac, Pulmonary, and general De-conditioning population.

-Interim Rehabilitation Manager.

-Supervised Occupational Therapy students, COTA, and Therapy Aides.

02/92-09/93 Community General Hospital, Harris New York

-Supervising OTR for the Mental Health Unit, and the Skilled Nursing Unit.

-Supervised COTA’S and COTA students.

-Activity Director for the Skilled Nursing Unit, Mental Health Unit, Biochemical Dependency Unit, and the

Rehabilitation Unit.

-Supervised Activity Assistants and Activity Aides.

-Responsible for Continuous Quality Improvement, Quality Assurance, Policy and Procedure formulation and

implementation, Scheduling, Budget planning, and Occupational Therapy Program implementation dealing with

Therapeutic Community and Group Milieu.

02/92-09/93 Sullivan County Adult Care Center, Liberty New York

-OTR Consultant for Occupational Therapy Program implementation.

12/91-02/92 Sullivan County Adult Care Center, Liberty New York

-Supervising OTR for a COTA and Therapy Aide for Skilled Nursing Facility

TRAVELING / TEMPORARY ASSIGNMENTS (OTR)

10/99-06/00 Specialty Hospital – Jacksonville Florida

07/98-06/00 Heartland Rehabilitation Out-Pt./Home Health, Consult, Jacksonville Florida

01/98-04/98 Sunbelt Therapy Services / Gericare– Wyndham Lakes, Jacksonville Florida

12/97-01/98 Therastaff- Orange Park Medical Center, Orange park Florida

10/96-03/97 Premier Health Staff- Baptist Hospital, Jacksonville Florida

07/96-10/96 Core Medical Group- Baptist Hospital, Pensacola Florida

05/96-07/96 Core Medical Group- Emerald Coast Center, Fort Walton Beach, Florida

09/94-11/94 Premiere Health Staff / Theratx- Lifecare Center, Yuma Arizona

07/94-09/94 Premiere Health Staff – Yuma Rehabilitation, Yuma Arizona

05/94-07/94 Premiere Health Staff / Theratx – Lifecare Center, Yuma Arizona

04/94-05/94 Premiere Health Staff – Rio Vista Rehabilitation Hospital, El Paso Texas

01/94-04/94 Premiere Health Staff – Columbia Rehabilitation Hospital, El Paso Texas

09/93-01/94 Core Medical Group – Lely Palms Nursing Home, Naples Florida

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