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Lydia Jungkyung Kim

  • 1F 334 South 42nd street, Philadelphia PA 19104
  • 267-838-8924


May 2013May 2016

Doctor of Occupational therapy (DrOT)

University of the Sciences in Philadelphia 

Accelerated BSHS/DrOT program

Aug 2009May 2013

Bachelor of Science in Health Science

University of the Sciences in Philadelphia 

Accelerated BSHS/DrOT program

Fieldwork Experience 

Jun 2015Aug 2015

Fieldwork Level II

Temple University Hospital (Philadelphia, PA)

Neuro rehab / Orthopedics /Acute inpatient rehab/Hand/Burn unit/Acute care 

-Under direct supervision of OTR/L

 -Worked with patients with diagnoses including stroke, traumatic brain injury, neurodegenerative disorders, arthritis, amputation, joint replacement, transplants, cancer, cardiac conditions, and pulmonary conditions.

- Screened and evaluated patients, interpreted  evaluation findings to determine the goal and treatment plan for the patients.

-Provided therapeutic exercise, therapeutic activities, education on adaptive equipment, compensatory techniques, safety and independence.

Jan 2015Mar 2015

Fieldwork Level II

Powerback Sub-actue Rehabilitation - Genesis Healthcare (Philadelphia, PA)

-Under direct supervision of OTR/L

-Screened and evaluated patients, interpreted  evaluation findings to determine the goal and treatment plan for the patients.

-Provided occupational therapy treatment including and not limited to ADL training, IADL training, family training, use of adaptive equipment, use of medical equipment, transfer training

-Interacted with families and assessed family members' need for education and information regarding patient status. Provided home modification education and home safety training.

Sep 2013Dec 2013

Fieldwork Level I

NovaCare Northeast (Philadelphia, PA)

Hand Therapy 

Sep 2012April 2013

Service Learning 

KenCrest Early Childhood (Philadelphia, PA)

-Assisting teachers in supervising children and engaging students in occupation of play

-One on one activities with students with suspected Autism Spectrum Disorders and behavioral difficulties

Jan 2013April 2013

Service Learning

The Arc of Camden County (Berlin, NJ) 

-Assisted and interacted with adults with intellectual & developmental disabilities

-Promoted social participation through group activities

Jan 2013Jan 2013

 Fieldwork Level I

Immaculate Mary Home (Philadelphia, PA)

Skilled Nursing Facility

Research experience

Sep 2015May 2016

Doctoral Capstone project

University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine Geriatric Psychiatry Center

"Lessons Learned: A Case Study of a Patient with Dementia in the Sensi-Support Program"


Clinical skills

BP, RR, Pulse Ox, Goniometry, MMT, transfers, assessments 

Knowledge regarding  exercise equipments and assistive devices

OT intervention planning and implementation

Electronic Documentation skills

Language - English

Full professional working proficiency

Language - Korean


Language - Spanish

Limited working proficiency: Able to engage in a simple communication with spanish speaking patients 


Sep 2013 Current 


The American Occupational Therapy Association
Sep 2014Sep 2016

First Aid/CPR/AED.

American Red Cross

-How to respond to common first aid emergencies, including burns; cuts; head, neck and back injuries and more

-How to respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies in adults, including the use of  AED

May 2014May 2014

Bloodborne Pathogens Training

 American Red Cross

-How to help prevent exposure incidents through work practice, protective equipment, personal hygiene and proper cleaning and disinfecting of equipment




Green croft Nursing home (Goshen, IN)

Worked with elderly residents/patients at the Green croft, provided different activities and transported patients within the facility.

Jun 2012Aug 2012


Kyungbook University Hospital (Daegu, South Korea)

Volunteered at the pharmacy department. 

June 2013Aug 2013


CECIT (Centro Especializado En Cuidado Integral Terapeútico )(Quito, Ecuador)

Worked with children with disabilities and their families living in an underprivileged neighborhood in Quito, Ecuador. 

Feb 2016May 2016


Holy Family Nursing Home (Philadelphia, PA)

Worked with elderly residents by providing occupational therapy based activities and assisted therapists and other staff members.