Kristi H

Occupational Therapist Aide - 16 Years of Experience - Near 65604


Occupational Therapist Aide

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Qualifications Profile Compassionate and patient-oriented healthcare professional, offering more than 18 years of experience in occupational therapy services to patients with physical, developmental, and cognitive impairments. Adept at collaborating with the supervising occupational therapist, other medical professionals involved, and family members to ensure high quality of care. Effective at increasing patient's strength, safety awareness, and abilities with ADL's/IADL's and functional needs such as ambulation and balance to enhance their lives. Knowledgeable of treatment planning and modification and patient safety combined with the ability to provide instruction to patients and their families on various programs and basic living skills. Career Overview * Offered hands-on support to the occupational therapist in providing therapeutic treatments to patients with physical, cognitive, and developmental disabilities to develop their functions and safety through self-care and life management. * Documented and properly maintained detailed records of treatments, while conveying all outcomes, delivery, and difficulties to the occupational therapist. * Demonstrated knowledge of different populations in the medical field, which included infants to geriatric, developmental, physical, and neurological disabilities, pain control/management, and cognitive impairments within medical hospital, Rehab hospital, clinic, LTC facilities, outpatient, and school settings. * Provided first-rate services to patients by assisting them with their activities of daily living, functional balance for transfers and ambulation, and community service awareness. * Managed accurate documentation of treatments and observations, as well as benefits and progression. * Administered the processing of patient billing for reimbursement of services provided. * Screened potential patients for occupational therapy performed treatment planning based on the occupational therapists STG's/LTG's with changes made as appropriate and necessary. * Prepared daily and weekly treatment notes executed written or verbal communication with nurses and physicians involved in the patients care. * Undertaken formal education and obtained certification in the use of physical agent modalities, such as electrical stimulation, ultrasound, and diathermy for restoration of function, pain relief, and neuromuscular re-education, among others.