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Rachel Jacob

Rachel Jacob

Macon, GA, 31210

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Navicent Health, Outpatient Rehab

OTR/L, CPAM Outpatient setting (part time)

Evaluate patients in outpatient setting with orthopedic and neurological deficits. Develop and implement intervention plan involving the use of therapeutic exercises, manual therapy, NMR, and compensatory techniques to regain functional independence and safety. Administer physical agent modalities such as ultra sound, E-stim, paraffin, TENS, moist heat, cryotherapy and iontophoresis. Fabricate splints and order appropriate adaptive equipments to patients.

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Navicent Health, Inpatient Rehab

Inpatient Occupational Therapist (PRN)

Evaluate and treat patients in acute rehab setting with orthopedic, neurological and cardiovascular dysfunctions. Develop and implement intervention plan involving the use of therapeutic exercises, bed mobility,​transfer training, ADL training, orthotic training, NMR and physical agent modalities. Attend team meetings for discharge planning, supervise COTA practitioners and provide patient/family education.

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Medical Center of Central Georgia, Navicent Health

Acute inpatient Occupational Therapist (FT employee first one year, PRN since June 2006)

Extensive experience working with ortho, neuro, and ICU in acute inpatient setting. Fabricate splints, educate patient/family and plan discharge. Supervise COTA practitioners.

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Regency Hospital, Macon GA (Acute Long term)

Occupational therapist in long term setting, part time/PRN (30 hr a week)

Screen, evaluate and treat patients with various orthopedic, cardiovascular and neurological dysfunctions. Plan discharge, order adaptive equipments and supervise COTA practitioners. Extensive experience working with vent patients.

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Metropolitan Jewish Geriatric Center, Brooklyn NY (Sub Acute Rehab) (Feb. 2004-Jan.2005)

Occupational therapist in Sub Acute setting

Screen, assess, and treat patients with various orthopedic, cardiovascular, and
​neurological dysfunctions. Develop and implement intervention plan involving the use of therapeutic exercises, bed mobility,​transfer training, ADL training, orthotic training, and administering physical agent modalities ​such as moist pack, TENS, paraffin, and sound.Provide discharge recommendations and order appropriate equipments for patients. Attend team and family meetings. Supervise COTA practitioners and level 1 students.

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Bronx Lebanon Hospital

Level 2 student, Outpatient Hand Therapy

Screen, interview, and evaluate patients with various shoulder and hand injuries under supervision. Administration of physical agent modalities and splint fabrication. Present in-services on shoulder injuries and physical agent modalities.

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Forest View Nursing Home

Recreational leader

Interview and evaluate resident. Plan and conduct activity groups according to the needs of the population. Interview residences for Quality assurance

York College, ​The City University of New York, Jamaica, NY ​

BS in Occupational Therapy