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Work History
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Certification
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Sarah J. Bolon

Houston,Pennsylvania

Summary

Diversely skilled and enthusiastic occupational therapist with experience in various patient care settings. Eager to contribute to a rehab department with an excellent work ethic, organizational and communication skills, and a positive attitude in effort to improve the quality of life for all patients

Overview

8
8
years of professional experience
1
1
Certification

Work History

Occupational Therapist

Paramount Home Health Services LLC
2022.09 - Current

Completes initial evaluations, reassessments/ COTA supervisory visits, and comprehensive interventions to a wide variety of adult diagnoses. Advanced with matrix EMR documentation system, and independently completes thorough medical chart reviews as appropriate for superior health care services. Maintains advanced interdisciplinary communication with all rehab and medical staff as needed, and maintains accessibility at all times for patients, caregivers and colleagues.

Occupational Therapist

The Greenery Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation
2022.03 - Current

Completes initial evaluations and comprehensive treatment interventions for residents of various diagnoses. Completes progress reports for physicians for continuum of care per CMS guidelines. Completes seating and feeding recommendations to increase safety and independence for geriatric population. Collaborates with all interdisciplinary staff to provide exceptional client centered skilled therapy services.

Occupational Therapist

Armstrong County Memorial Hospital
2016.08 - 2022.03

Completed all responsibilities of lead occupational therapist on skilled nursing unit, providing supervision of COTA while simultaneously completing interventions corresponding with established plan of care. Competent in MDS and IRF-PAI reporting systems and all insurance coverage guidelines regarding skilled therapy services. Additionally served as a float occupational therapist completing both initial evaluations and treatments for patients in settings of acute care, ICU, inpatient rehab, and outpatient services of both pediatric and adult. Advanced with total joint protocols and experienced with all same day TJR patients. Collaborated with interdisciplinary members in a weekly discharge planning meeting to ensure safe and appropriate discharge for patients in all skilled therapy settings.

Occupational Therapist

UPMC Northwest
2016.12 - 2017.07

Completed initial evaluations and established appropriate plans of care for acute care, inpatient rehab, and transitional care settings. Maintained Stroke Certified continuing education to appropriately serve patients as a certified stroke center for inpatient rehabilitation. Independently managed caseload as a float occupational therapist completing evaluations and treatments in acute, ICU, TCC, and inpatient rehab settings.

Education

Master’s Degree - Occupational Therapy

Saint Francis University
Loretto, PA
05.2015

Bachelor’s Degree of Science -

Mount Aloysius College
Cresson, PA
05.2014

High School Diploma -

Marion Center Area High School
Marion Center, PA
06.2010

Skills

  • Reliable and punctual
  • Interdisciplinary leadership and collaboration
  • Effective communication
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Exceptional assessment and intervention implementation of various settings
  • Advanced in various EMR applications
  • PPE Compliant
  • Exceptional Patient and Caregiver Rapport
  • Independent with workload management

Affiliations

  • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
  • American Hippotherapy Association (AHA)
  • United States Trotting Assoication (USTA)
  • Meadows Standardbred Owners Assoication (MSOA)
  • Pa Fair Harness Horsemen's Association (PFHHA)

Certification

  • OTR - Occupational Therapist Registered
  • BLS/ CPR Certified

Timeline

Occupational Therapist

Paramount Home Health Services LLC
2022.09 - Current

Occupational Therapist

The Greenery Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation
2022.03 - Current

Occupational Therapist

UPMC Northwest
2016.12 - 2017.07

Occupational Therapist

Armstrong County Memorial Hospital
2016.08 - 2022.03

Master’s Degree - Occupational Therapy

Saint Francis University

Bachelor’s Degree of Science -

Mount Aloysius College

High School Diploma -

Marion Center Area High School
  • OTR - Occupational Therapist Registered
  • BLS/ CPR Certified
Sarah J. Bolon