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Home Health/ Management/Education/ Medical Device Sales

Location:
San Ramon, CA
Posted:
April 23, 2020

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OBJECTIVE

Seeking a position as an Adjunct Faculty Member

SUMMARY

** ***** ******** *** ******** experience in multiple settings. This includes SNF, senior/ALF facilities, home health, outpatient, pediatric, and DME home visits for medical equipment consultation.

10 years director level experience in the Healthcare industry including financial performance, driving employee efficiency, and marketing and campaigning for our local program.

6.5 years experience of customer service and marketing to/with multi-setting healthcare facilities, working with physicians and administrators, project management, hospitals, and insurance companies.

Experienced with public speaking for healthcare professionals as well as patients within the setting and reporting on development and efficiency of newly applied programs.

Initiated and trained employees to use technology for electronic documentation such as the itouch and SMART software program.

M.S in Occupational Therapy, Minor in Business Management (B.S)

EXPERIENCE

DME Consulting Group, INC

Works with members in their home environment for essential equipment needs.

Consultant January 15, 2020- Current

Meet with people who have bee affected by a physical/neurological condition limiting their abilities to function in their home and community.

Perform full in-home physical/cognitive and environmental evaluation to determine the limitations the individual has.

Determine if the medical equipment, which was recommended by the primary care physician, is medically appropriate and if it contributes positive functional outcomes.

Complete a full write-up, report to upper management, and submit report for review and approval by the group and the insurance provider.

Frontier Mobile Therapy

Provides home health therapy services

Occupational Therapist February 2019- Current

Evaluate adults for Occupational Therapy needs status-post hospitalization.

Report directly to regional director regarding case management, recommendations, strategic development of positive outcomes, and durable medical equipment.

Full assessment write-up and transition/supervise service visits with COTA

Provide training to staff, caregivers, and patients for positive therapeutic outcome. Also to prevent decline of functional skills for the patient.

PSTI

Provides therapy services for skilled nursing, adult day healthcare, and assisted living settings.

Occupational Therapist/Director of Rehab February 2014- April 2020

Evaluate and clinically assess geriatric patients with mild to severe orthopedic and neurological disorders in skilled nursing and adult day health settings.

Visited patients in their homes for a full home evaluation to prepare them for the transition to home. This included equipment recommendations, environmental modifications and referral to multiple resources if structural changes needed to be met, home exercise program development, and referral to additional home health services

Provided individual and group therapy sessions.

Completed daily electronic documentation according to medicare and company standards.

Affirma Rehabilitation

Privately held organization–provides quality nursing/rehabilitation services in nursing centers, assisted living, Independent Living Communities

Facility Rehabilitation Director and Occupational Therapist January 2006 – February 2014

Manage daily operations of the Rehabilitation Departments in multiple facilities.

Responsible for running a financially viable rehabilitation program, per company standards.

Plan, develop and implement new processes and systems that build and enhance the clinical and financial aspects of the rehabilitation program through clinical compliance, high quality documentation standards, new clinical programs, and maximize Medicare Part B services as clinically appropriate.

Assessed patients for potential to return home, performed home screenings and evaluations, trialed patients in their home setting, and made appropriate modification and equipment recommendations for a successful return.

Train staff members in Falls Management, Pain Management, Restraint Reduction, CPT Coding, Contracture management, OA and Bracing for the knee, Dining Program, RNA Program and Pulmonary/Respiratory Program.

Implementation and quality use of the Wii, Omnicycle, and Physical Agent Modalities with Accelerated Care Plus training.

Initiated a series of ‘Documentation Training’ sessions in order to improve documentation of the clinical needs of each patient. The objective was to comply with the regulatory requirements and company documentation guidelines as well as to reduce the denial rates

Demonstrate leadership through proactive communication with various inter-departmental members such as the Facility Administrator, Physician, Admissions Coordinator, Social Worker, MDS Coordinator, DON, Dietitian, SDC and Business Office Manager in order to promote an interdisciplinary approach to providing excellent quality of care for the patients

Participation in daily stand-up meeting, PPS daily meetings for case management and weekly CQI meetings for identification of potential candidates for therapy. Business Leadership weekly meetings to address clinical and financial limitations, identify solutions to these problems, implement plans, and achieve success in these realms.

Pinnacle Education Services

School-based therapy servicing students in a clinic setting and in the direct school setting

Occupational Therapist February 2014- February 2015

Performed variety of school-based assessments and interventions for children with motor, learning, and cognitive disabilities.

Provided therapeutic services to children ages 2-16 years old.

Ability to develop IEP report and present information to family and school staff members.

Provided individual and group based therapy sessions at home and in a clinical setting.

Covenant Care/Select Therapies

Privately held organization–provides quality nursing/rehabilitation services in nursing centers, assisted living, Independent Living Communities

Facility Rehabilitation Director and Occupational Therapist January 2006 – February 2014

Manage daily operations of the Rehabilitation Departments in multiple facilities for a team of 12 employees. Responsible for running a financially viable rehabilitation program, per company standards.

Assessed patients for potential to return home, performed home screenings and evaluations, trialed patients in their home setting, and made appropriate modification and equipment recommendations for a successful return.

Train staff members in Falls Management, Pain Management, Restraint Reduction, CPT Coding, Contracture management, OA and Bracing for the knee, Dining Program, RNA Program and Pulmonary/Respiratory Program.

Initiated a series of ‘Documentation Training’ sessions in order to improve documentation of the clinical needs of each patient.

Demonstrate leadership through proactive communication with various inter-departmental members such as the Facility Administrator, Physician, Admissions Coordinator, Social Worker, MDS Coordinator, DON, Dietitian, SDC and Business Office Manager in order to promote an interdisciplinary approach to providing excellent quality of care for the patients

EDUCATION

San Jose State University

Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy, 2004

Minor in Business Management, 2004

Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, 2007

AWARDS

Operational Excellence Award, Select Therapies

2010

Operational Excellence Award, Select Therapies

2007 and 2008

Special Achievement – Breaking Through Barriers Award, Select Therapies 2007

The Effect of Occupational Therapy on Functional Outcomes, Thesis Recognition 2007

(San Jose State University)

SKILLS

Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook

Quick ability to learn and implement clinical software – Casamba for billing and documentation

Able to Implement and train for use mobile devices for electronic documentation across multiple setting.

Ability to deliver a variety of presentations and comfortable with public speaking

Set up a health fair booth and create interactive activities for clientele



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