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Kristina Cox

Occupational Therapy Assistant, COTA/L State of Ohio OTA 04376

Education

2005-092009-11

Associates of Applied Sciences in Occupational Therapy Assistant Technology

Cincinnati State Technical and Community College

Occupational therapy assistant technology program  at Cincinnati State.

Spent several years as a student pursuing a degree in Occupational Therapy Assisting technology.

Received an Associates of Applied Sciences in Occupational Therapy Assistant Technology in Nov. 2009

Work History

2010-02Present

Occupational therapy assistant, COTA/L

The Laurels of Blanchester, A skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility

COTA/L completes skilled level occupational therapy treatments with in-patient guests with goal dictated by OTR/L to successfully prepare guest to return home or maintain greater level of function in order to participate in and achieve an improved quality of life through improving independence in articles of daily living post illness or injury.

  • Establishes rapport with patients, reads evaluations and prepares and completes treatments based on plan of care established by OTR/L.
  • Employs extensive expertise in Occupational Therapy treatments that are patient specific and goal driven.
  • Expert in instruction of adaptive equipment such as sock aides, long handled reaches, self feeding adaptive equipment and interventions.
  • Proficient in entering daily documentation per Medicare guidelines via Rehab Optima documentation system.
  • Working knowledge of supervision roles with COTA/ L and OTR/L
  • Specializing in Geriatric patient care with a wide variety af diagnosed, medical conditions and comornidities.
  • Working knowledge of basic first aid, monitoring of  patient SATS, and proper interventions and strategies based on medical need by individual.
  • Home safety visits completed to recommend  proper home modifications, adaptive and durable medical equipment and compensatory strategies to decrease fall risk and further medical complications to improve quality of life upon returning home from skilled nursing facility.

Summary

Experienced healthcare provider possessing a broad range of clinical skills with proven expertise in organizing and leading the execution of occupation based treatments dictated via occupational therapy evaluations. Displays exceptional communication and interpersonal skills; excels in both one-on-one patient care with proven success working improving guests functional skill   Dynamic patient advocate; passionately ensures the highest quality care and support from Co workers, clients family members and members of the interdisciplinary team in the facility. 

Professional References

Steven Hartong OTR/L.  (513) 306-5424       Known for 7 years, direct supervisor with OTR/L and COTA/L. , former RSD.       Joseph Stone, PTA .        (513) 578-3382        Known for 6 years, CO worker, performed many treatment interventions together.