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Natalie Gordon

Seattle,WA

Summary

Certified Hand Therapist with extensive knowledge of occupational therapy techniques, procedures, and modalities to treat pain, improve mobility and restore function. Experienced in providing effective treatments to variety of patients with different medical conditions from the fingertips to the shoulder. Assesses patient needs and develops individualized treatment plans. Skilled in patient education to help individuals understand diagnosis and treatments. Advises and supports patients and families on issues related to physical rehabilitation. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

Overview

4
4
years of professional experience
1
1
Certification

Work History

Certified Hand Therapist / Occupational Therapist

Olympic Sports And Spine
2019.03 - Current
  • Worked one-on-one to restore function, relieve pain, and prevent disability.
  • Devised creative treatment plans for individuals suffering from injuries or muscle, nerve, joint, and bone diseases.
  • Applied manual techniques and therapeutic exercises to improve range of motion, strength, balance, and coordination.
  • Fabricated custom braces to protect injuries or recent surgeries to improve healing, while allowing improved function.
  • Planned and carried out individually designed programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve or restore physical functioning and alleviate pain.
  • Educated patients on proper body mechanics and injury prevention to avoid the risk of re-injury.
  • Provided interventions and treatments to improve patient abilities to perform daily activities, manage symptoms, and prevent injury.
  • Coordinated interventions with a multidisciplinary treatment team.
  • Provided education to empower patients and families to understand conditions, treatments, and treatment options for managing symptoms.
  • Developed treatment plans, supervised assistants and aides, and provided quality patient care.
  • Managed a busy caseload treating up to 15 patients daily over a 10-hour period.

Education

Master of Science - Occupational Therapy

Brunel University London
London, England, United Kingdom
12.2018

Bachelor of Science - Kinesiology

Western Washington University
Bellingham, WA
12.2013

Skills

  • Custom Brace Fabrication
  • Customer Service
  • Injury Evaluation
  • Treatment Planning and Implementation
  • Joint Mobilization
  • Industrial Rehabilitation
  • Functional Capacity Evaluations
  • Therapeutic Activity Planning
  • Client Goal Planning
  • Manual Therapy Techniques
  • Wound Care
  • Electronic Charting

Certification

  • Certified Hand Therapist
  • FCE - Functional Capacity Evaluation Certified

Timeline

Certified Hand Therapist / Occupational Therapist

Olympic Sports And Spine
2019.03 - Current

Master of Science - Occupational Therapy

Brunel University London

Bachelor of Science - Kinesiology

Western Washington University
  • Certified Hand Therapist
  • FCE - Functional Capacity Evaluation Certified
Natalie Gordon