elizabeth.tanner@email.com

Elizabeth
Tanner
Summary
Skills
    Verbal and written communication
    Patient evaluation and observation
    Stress management techniques
    Pain management techniques
    Sports injury experience
    Proficient in managing electronic medical records (EMR)
    Good physical strength
    Compassionate
    Detail-oriented
    Excellent time management
Experience
Occupational Therapist / Avery Memorial Hospital

Manages a caseload of 20-30 patients
Identifies patient needs, creates care plans and delivers Occupational Therapy interventions that target improvements in muscle strength, motor control, endurance and performance
Monitors the progress of treatments for patients with diseases and trauma-related injuries that limit their performance of ADLs
Assists in the supervision of Occupational Therapy Assistants
Demonstrates the use of adaptive equipment to patients, troubleshoots issues with equipment and communicates with patients and caregivers on treatment options and the status of patients
Manages electronic medical records (EMRs)
Occupational Therapist / Collins Children's Hospital

Handled a caseload of 15-20 patients
Identified the therapeutic needs of patients, created care plans, provided Occupational Therapy and monitored the progress of patients with diseases that limited mobility
Developed a range of fun therapeutic activities for children that were designed to improve their motor control, which received a commendation from the management
Advised patients and caregivers on ergonomic changes, developed therapeutic bonds with patients, provided information on assistive equipment, performed home safety evaluations and handled EMRs
Therapy Assistant / Waves Healthcare

Under supervision, implemented Occupational Therapy interventions
Prepared equipment, taught patients how to use assistive devices and communicated with patients and caregivers according to the guidelines set by supervisors
Worked in an interdisciplinary team. Learned how to handle team dynamics and manage interpersonal conflicts effectively
Maintained daily notes, created progress reports on patients and assisted in developing care plans
Learned to align patient record management with hospital policies and relevant legislation
Education
Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy / St. Helena University
Graduated -
Languages
    English - Conversational