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Michael Mcadams

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Warwick, RI

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Seeking full time position as a Licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant in RI.

Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience

COTA

CharterCare Health Partners
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Providence, RI
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March 2014 to Present (2 years, 4 months)

Responsibilities 
Treated patients according to the treatment plan prescribed by the OT. Specialty in seating and positioning. 
 
Accomplishments 
Great rapport with the patients and staff alike. Seating and positioning.

COTA/L

Therapy Resource Management
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Coventry, RI
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June 2012 to January 2014 (1 year, 7 months)

- Covering several rehab and long term care facilities throughout RI 
- Providing treatment for patients with a variety of diagnoses and conditions associated with neurological, orthopedic, respiratory and cardiac management and recovery 
- Specialize in seating & positioning 
- Have established a great rapport with staff and patients alike

COTA/L

COTA, RI Hospital
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Providence, RI
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January 2011 to June 2012 (1 year, 5 months)

- Transitioned from pediatric to adult setting due to staffing needs 
- Worked in acute, adult, inpatient rehabilitation 
- Treatment of various conditions and diagnoses associated with trauma, cardiac, orthopedic injury, respiratory, psychiatric and hematology / oncology on many different units of the hospital

COTA/L

COTA, Sun Healthcare / Pawtuxet Village Nursing & Rehabilitation
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Warwick, RI
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February 2004 to March 2012 (8 years, 1 month)

- Worked Part Timefor one year, remaining Per Diem when left to work full time at HCH 
- Seating & positioning specialty 
- Subacute and long term care facility 
- Assessment and treatment of various diagnoses associated with neurological, orthopedic, cardiac, respiratory and psychiatric management and recovery 
- Helping people regain purposeful function and independence through implementation of OT plans of care

COTA/L

COTA, Hasbro Children's Hospital
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Providence, RI
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December 2005 to December 2010 (5 years)

Worked in the pediatric rehab setting 
- Primarily worked in outpatient setting, covering inpatient as needed 
- Transitioned into adult inpatient near the end of 2010 
- Assisted with re-establishing the Hasbro Children's Hospital Adaptive Equipment Clinic, given my past experience 
- During my employment with HCH, passed the national RESNA (Rehab & Engineering Society of North America) exam to become a certified Assistive Technology Professional (ATP)

Assistive Technology Consultant / Sales / Service

Vanguard Home Medical Equipment
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Warwick, RI
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January 2002 to November 2004 (2 years, 10 months)

Rehab Seating & Positioning 
- Evaluated adult and pediatric clients for specialized equipment needs as part of an interdisciplinary team

Rehab Consultant

Majors Medical Supply
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Johnston, RI
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1999 to 2002 (3 years)

Rehab Seating & Positioning 
- Evaluated adult clients for specialized equipment needs as part of an interdisciplinary team

COTA/L

Sundance Rehabilitation Corp
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Warwick, RI
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1997 to 1999 (2 years)

First position as COTA 
- Placement in several subacute and long term care facilities with rehab contracts

Education

Associate in Applied Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant

Bay State College -
Boston, MA

1995 to 2007

Additional Information

SKILLS PROFILE 
- Associate in Applied Science for OTA from Bay State College, Boston, MA 1995 - 1997 
- Reliable and productive 
- 16 years of therapeutic work experience in a variety of settings 
- Excellent interpersonal skills 
- Proficient with manual therapy techniques 
- Highly proficient with seating & positioning